"International Defence Industry Exhibition" MSPO Expo 2019

EXHIBITOR HOURS:
Tuesday, September 3rd | 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, September 4th | 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 5th | 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 6th | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 7th | 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

 

TRADE & BUSINESS HOURS:
Tuesday, September 3rd | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, September 4th | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, September 5th | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, September 6th | 10:00 am -3:00 pm
PUBLIC HOURS:
Saturday, September 7th | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

TUESDAY- SEPTEMBER 2, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
MSPO OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY
Congress Centre, Omega & Alfa Halls

As the “Lead Nation” for the 2019 show, U.S. government officials have been invited to speak
during the ceremony to officially open MSPO 2019. In addition to a speech, Col. Al Worden,
USAF-Ret., Command Module Pilot, Apollo 15 will be presenting the Polish Country flag that
flew to the moon with him on Apollo 15 to the highest ranking polish dignitary in attendance.
HOSTED BY: Targi Kielce

By Invitation only


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
OFFICIAL USA WELCOME BARBECUE & FLYOVER BY USA MILITARY AIRCRAFT

Outdoor Exhibition Grounds in Front of Congress Centre

FEATURING: THE USA PARTNERSHIP PAVILION OPENING CEREMONY & VIP TOUR
1:15 PM- 1:45 PM | USA Partnership Pavilion Meeting Point, Hall F Booth #40

Join us for a barbecue to be attended by USA exhibitors, distinguished VIP guests from the
USA and Poland, and invited trade visitors. The official flyover will take place as a special
highlight to kick off this event. Following the flyover, invited speakers will give opening remarks
and join VIP guests and sponsors to ceremonially open the USA Partnership Pavilion at MSPO
2019. VIP Pavilion tour to follow the ceremony.
*The barbecue will run continuously from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY: U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band
 

SPONSORED BY:
AM General LLC | Bell | FLIR Systems | Lockheed Martin | Motorola Solutions Polska
Northrop Grumman | Raytheon Company | WB Group
 

INVITED SPEAKERS:
The Honorable Georgette Mosbacher, U.S. Ambassador to Poland
Lieutenant General Charles Hooper, Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency

INVITED SPECIAL GUEST:
Colonel Al Worden, USAF-Ret., Command Module Pilot, Apollo 15

HOSTED BY: Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
IN COORDINATION WITH: U.S. Commercial Service

Open to USA Partnership Pavilion exhibitors, sponsors, and distinguished VIP guests


3:00 PM
POLISH MOD RECEPTION
Sigma Hall 

By Invitation only


8:00 PM
MSPO RECEPTION
Hotel Binkowski 

By Invitation only (1-2 per exhibiting company)

 

WEDNESDAY- SEPTEMBER 3, 2019

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
THE LEAD NATION SEMINAR “NATO’S CHALLENGE: COHERENT DEFENSE MODERNIZATION”
Congress Centre, Omega Conference Hall

As Russia continues its aggressive behavior, NATO defense modernization is front and center.
To ensure NATO’s approach to defense modernization maximizes deterrence and defense,
panelists and speakers will discuss how leaders, policy makers and defense industry must
work together to strengthen coherence in acquisition processes and interoperability.

INVITED PANELISTS:
Polish Deputy Minister Marek Łapiński; U.S. Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher; LTG Charles Hooper, Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA); Ms. Heidi Grant, Director, Defense Technology Security Administration (DTSA); Ms. Ann Cataldo, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation (DASA (DE&C)); BG Karol Dymanowski, Director of the Armament’s Policy Department, Ministry of National Defense (MoND); BG Robert Drozd, Chief of the Command & Control Directorate, J6, General Staff (GS); Peter Doran, CEPA’s President, and Lieutenant General (Ret.) Ben Hodges, CEPA’s Pershing Chair; Directorate, J6, General Staff; (4) COL Romuald Maksymiuk, Deputy Chief of the Armaments Inspectorate, MoND; (5) COL Artur Kuptel, Acting Deputy Chief of the Inspectorate of Implementation of Innovative Defense Technologies, MoND.

PRESENTED BY: United States Office of Defense Cooperation
HOSTED BY: CEPA and U.S. Embassy Warsaw

Open to the public


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
USA PARTNERSHIP PAVILION RECEPTION 
USA Partnership Pavilion Meeting Point, Hall F Booth #40

Join private and public sector leaders for hors d’oeuvres and cocktails and the opportunity
to form connections. Attendees include distinguished guests from U.S. and Polish industry,
government and armed forces. Colonel Al Worden, USAF-Ret, Command Module Pilot,
Apollo 15 will speak about his Apollo 15 mission and his remarkable lifetime accomplishments.
Colonel Worden will be signing his best-selling book “Falling to Earth”.
Books are available for purchase.​

INVITED SPEAKER:
The Honorable Georgette Mosbache, U.S. Ambassador to Poland

INVITED SPECIAL GUEST:
Colonel Al Worden, USAF-Ret., Command Module Pilot, Apollo 15

SPONSORED BY:
AM General LLC. | Bell | FLIR Systems | Lockheed Martin
Motorola Solutions Polska | Raytheon Company | WB Group

HOSTED BY: Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
IN COORDINATION WITH: United States Embassy in Poland

Open to USA Partnership Pavilion exhibitors, sponsors, and distinguished VIP guests

 

THURSDAY- SEPTEMBER 4, 2019

10:00 AM
DSCA FMS 101 BRIEFING
USA Partnership Pavilion Meeting Point, Hall F Booth #40

The United States Department of Defense has a complicated Foreign Military Sales process,
but it is deliberate and there is a method to how it is done. Please join representatives from
the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) for an educational brief on the basics of
executing the Foreign Military Sales process (FMS). Whether you are a small, medium, or large
business, DSCA encourages all industry partners to join them for an informational dive into how
the U.S. provides defense articles, services, and training to our foreign allies and partners.

PRESENTED BY: Anton Kemps, Strategic Outreach Division, External Communications, DSCA
 

HOSTED BY: Kallman Worldwide, Inc.

Open to USA Partnership Pavilion exhibitors & visitors


7:30 PM
MSPO BARBECUE PARTY FOR EXHIBITORS AND GUESTS
Kadzielnia Open Air Theatre 

By Invitation only (1-2 per exhibiting company)