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Conference Documentation: Mobile Deployable Communications

Conference Documentation: Mobile Deployable Communications

SMi Group’s Mobile Deployable Communications conference is returning for its 9th year will be taking place in the new location of Warsaw, Poland. SMi Group are proud to have the support of the Polish Armed Forces who will be in attendance at the event as well as providing two host nation addresses.

As well as this, this year’s conference will provide further updates on national military capabilities and requirements from around Europe, including the eastern European nations. Critical topics will be addressed such as ensuring more robust networks, the potential for interoperability in deployable communications, the need to strengthen cyber defence in tactical communications as well as technological solutions to consistent end-user problems.

There is now a growing demand for military networks to be more resilient and adaptable in a variety of climates and circumstances and this year’s conference will bring together industry and military to further develop deployable network capabilities.


Day 1
8:30
Registration & Coffee
9:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
Brigadier General (Ret'd) Adam Sowa, Former Deputy Chief Executive at European Defence Agency and Former Director of Armaments Policy Department, Ministry Of Defence Poland
9:10
HOST NATION ADDRESS: Capacity-Building Activities In CIS Provided By Command And Control Directorate J6 Of The General Staff Of The Polish Armed Forces
Brigadier General Jozef Nasiadka, Chief of Command and Control Directorate - J6, General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces
9:50
HOST NATION ADDRESS: Development Of The CIS Capabilities In The Polish Air Force
Colonel Gregorsz Szmit, Head of IT Branch, J6 Directorate, General Staff Of The Polish Armed Forces
10:30
Morning Coffee
11:00
The Bundeswehr Communication and Information Systems Command (BwCISCOM)
Colonel Juergen Schick, Concepts and Development Division, Bundeswehr
11:40
Which Innovations Are We Working On In The Field Of Mobile Deployable Comms?
Colonel Jan Van de Pol, Head of KIXS, Joint IT Command, Netherlands Ministry of Defence
12:20
Networking Lunch
13:20
Overcoming The Military Telecommunication Challenges And Enhancing Current Capabilities
Colonel Michel Pardoux, Head of Telecommunications Technical Branch, Ministry of Defence, France
14:00
An Overview Of The Current Capabilities Of The Signals Regiment And How Critical Requirements Are Being Met
Colonel Susanne Bach Bager, Commander (DNK) Signal Regiment, Danish Armed Forces
14:40
Afternoon Tea
15:10
Enhancing Capabilities With The Austrian Future Tactical Communication Network
Colonel Horst Treiblmaier, Head of Communication, Ministry of Defence, Austria
15:50
Provision of Deployable CIS Capabilities by Hungary
Colonel Gaspor Tibor, Chief of Signal Branch & Deputy Chief of CIS & Information Security Directorate, Defence Staff of The Hungarian Defence Forces
16:30
Deployable Unified Communication and Information System of the Slovak Armed Forces
Major Aurel Sabo, Deputy Commander , Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic
17:10
Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One
Day 2
8:30
Registration & Coffee
9:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
Brigadier General (Ret'd) Adam Sowa, Former Deputy Chief Executive at European Defence Agency and Former Director of Armaments Policy Department, Ministry Of Defence Poland
9:10
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: An Overview Of The Structure, Plans And Current Capabilities Of The NATO CIS Group
Brigadier General Sandro Sampaoli, Deputy Commander, NATO CIS Group
9:50
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: How The Interoperability Cooperation Group Will Enhance Assets And Capabilities For USAREUR And How This Can Lead To Greater Cooperation Across Europe
Colonel Jimmy Hall Jr, Commander of 5th Signal Command , US Army Europe
10:30
Morning Coffee
11:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Deployable Communication Capabilities And Creating More Efficient And Robust Networks Through Allied Collaboration
Carolyn Belle, Senior Analyst, Northern Sky Research (NSR)
11:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Deployable Communication Capabilities And Creating More Efficient And Robust Networks Through Allied Collaboration
Colonel Jan Van de Pol, Head of KIXS, Joint IT Command, Netherlands Ministry of Defence
11:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Deployable Communication Capabilities And Creating More Efficient And Robust Networks Through Allied Collaboration
Colonel Juergen Schick, Concepts and Development Division, Bundeswehr
11:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Deployable Communication Capabilities And Creating More Efficient And Robust Networks Through Allied Collaboration
Colonel Horst Treiblmaier, Head of Communication, Ministry of Defence, Austria
11:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing Deployable Communication Capabilities And Creating More Efficient And Robust Networks Through Allied Collaboration
Wolfgang Roehrig, Project Officer Cyber Defence, European Defence Agency
11:40
An Outline Of The EEAS’s CIS Current Capabilities, Requirements And Recent/Further Enhancements (C3 Approach for EU-led Missions And Operations)
Colonel Heinrich Krispler, Head of Policies and Requirements Branch, CIS Directorate, EU Military Staff
12:20
Networking Lunch
13:20
How To Strengthen Cyber Defence Across EU-Led Deployed Operations
Wolfgang Roehrig, Project Officer Cyber Defence, European Defence Agency
14:00
Blending National Assets & Commercial Capabilities For Deployable Mobile Communications
Carolyn Belle, Senior Analyst, Northern Sky Research (NSR)
14:40
Afternoon Tea
15:10
Enabling The Link Home
Lieutenant Colonel Tom Christiansen, Head of CIS group, Norwegian Armed Forces
15:50
Tactics In Combat and Future Tactical Communications In Finnish Army
Lieutenant Colonel Jari Rantapelkonen, National Defence University, Ministry of Defence, Finland
16:30
Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two

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