EVC & INDSR Joint Closed-Door Workshop

Protecting strategic technologies – options for Taiwan-Europe cooperation

EVC & INDSR Joint Closed-Door Workshop


Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 08:00 – 10:30 Prague time, 15:00 – 17:30 Taipei time

About this Workshop:

The closed-door event will be co-organized by Taipei-based Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) and European Values Center for Security Policy Taipei Office (EVC), held within INDSR workshop premises in Taipei. Login via Webex will be provided to confirmed participants. The goal of this workshop is connecting Taiwanese and European knowledge and national security experts on supporting and protecting strategic technologies.

Workshop Organisation:

Moderated by Jakub Janda, EVC Director

  • Panel 1: Taiwanese approach to protecting strategic technology sector

(08:00 – 9:00 Prague time, 15:00 -16:00 Taipei time)

  • Keynote speech: Dr Yi-Suo Tzeng, Head of Division of Cyber Security and Decision-Making Simulation, INDSR
  • Presentation: Dr Jui-Min Hung, Assistant Research Fellow, Division of Defense Strategy and Resources, INDSR
  • Panel 2: European approach to protecting strategic technology sector

(9:00 – 10:30 Prague time, 16:00 -17:30 Taipei time)

  • Opening remarks: NATO approach to emerging disruptive technologies – Magdalena Orlovičová, Chief of Staff to Deputy Minister of Defence, Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic
  • Presentation: European approach to foreign direct investment screening – Ota Šimák, Director of Department of Trade Policy and International Economic Organizations, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Czech Republic


  • Antoine Bondaz – Research Fellow and Director of the Taiwan Program and Korea Program at a Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS)
  • Jerker Hellstrom – Director of the Swedish Center for China Studies (SCCS)
  • Didi Kirsten Tatlow – Senior Fellow, DGAP and Sinopsis

Selected European and U.S. experts will be invited by the EVC as participants.

Registration form:

In case of technical difficulties please contact Jitka Černošová