SAE Media Group's 10th annual Mobile Deployable Communications conference will take place in Warsaw, Poland on 2nd-3rd February 2017 and will focus on the optimisation of tactical communications for the war fighter when deployed in combat environments. Key focuses at this year’s conference will be the importance of ensuring resilient and flexible communication capabilities for deployable and mobile forces as well as the importance of regional collaboration and interoperability.

With over 100 attendees expected and senior representatives from armed force across Western, Central and Eastern Europe, you can expect to meet the following:

  • Heads of CIS
  • Tactical Communications Programme Managers
  • Heads of J6
  • Heads of Signals
  • Heads of Communications



  • Meet and network with the Polish Armed Forces and discuss procurement opportunities and key developments in national communication capabilities
  • Hear national updates on CIS capabilities and tactical communication programmes and learn how you can adapt your solutions
  • Discuss the future of tactical CIS capabilities, from higher frequencies and faster rates to broadband access in remote locations
  • Analyse the latest products and solutions and discuss how they are going to transform tactical communication capabilities

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Conference programme

8:30 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

Brigadier General (Retd) Wlodzimierz Nowak

Brigadier General (Retd) Wlodzimierz Nowak, Former Director of the Armament Policy Department, Polish Ministry of Defence

9:10 HOST NATION ADDRESS: Enhancing CIS Capabilities for the Polish Armed Forces to Ensure Combat Readiness for the Warfighter

Colonel Grzegorz Szmit

Colonel Grzegorz Szmit, Head of IT Branch, J6, General Command of the Polish Armed Forces

•         The role of the J6 Command and Control Directorate to fulfil CIS requirements for the Polish Armed Forces
•         Combating current military networking challenges for CIS programmes
•         Looking ahead: priorities for the J6 directorate and developing CIS assets to achieve operational overmatch in future combat environments

9:40 The Role Of NATO CIS Group In The Wider FMN Approach

Colonel Alfredo Corbett

Colonel Alfredo Corbett, Head of J3 Division, NATO Communications and Information Services Group

• How NATO ensures robust structure and employment of a DCM in a range of environments
• Critical requirements to satisfy eligibility for NATO DCIS
• NATO CIS Support for recent operations and the key lessons learnt
• How NATO CIS group will satisfy future requirements for DCM and FMN

10:10 A response to the challenge of CNR interoperability

Arnaud  Vare

Arnaud Vare, Product Manager Tactical Communication, RUAG Holding AG

• The need for CNR interoperability: challenges and solutions
• RUAG’s Radio Bridge functionality
• Network deployment scenarios and user experience


10:50 Morning Coffee

11:20 How The DGA Are Implementing And Satisfying Requirements For Next-Generation Telecommunication Capabilities

Colonel Michel Pardoux

Colonel Michel Pardoux, Head of Telecommunications Technical Branch, Ministry of Defence, France

  • Key initiatives to implement next generation telecommunication capabilities and satisfy critical short to long-term requirements
  • Deployable communications 
  • SatCom on the Move 
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 
  • An update on the goals, timelines and progress for the SDR radio communications program: CONTACT 
  • How CONTACT and SCORPION programmes can be utilised for collaborative combat in the Army
  • 11:50 Enabling Flexible Secure and Resilient Connectivity and Networking

    Mr John Dowdell

    Mr John Dowdell, Product Manager for Mobile Networked Products, Airbus

  • Moving information around coalition networks in the modern age
  • Solutions for mobile, deployed and headquarters sites
  • Defence in depth: security without compromising performance
  • 12:30 How The Netherlands MoD Are Optimising Mobile Military Networks For The Warfighter

    Colonel Jan Van de Pol

    Colonel Jan Van de Pol, Head of KIXS, Netherlands Ministry of Defence

  • An outline of the high-level requirements in military deployed and mobile networking 
  • Overcoming the challenges in military networking to ensure efficient interoperability and connectivity 
  • Practical steps taken within the Netherlands MoD to solve mobile network challenges  including a mobile federated mission network
  • 13:00 Networking Lunch

    14:00 Deployable Communications and Information Systems of the Belgian Armed Forces

    Lieutenant Colonel Herman Hendrickx

    Lieutenant Colonel Herman Hendrickx, COMOPSLAND G6, Belgian Defence

  • CIS structure and organization of the Belgian Armed Forces
  • Command Support Systems (BMS , ISIS, …)
  • The BEST (Belgian Soldier Transformation) project 
  • Systems overview (tactical Radio’s, Tactical Satcom, Radio Relays, networks, …)
  • CIS Projects and programmes for the future
  • 14:30 Enhancing 4G LTE for Mobile Deployable Communications

    Dr Tim Wilkinson

    Dr Tim Wilkinson, Chief Technologist, General Dynamics Mission Systems

  • Why do militaries want LTE?
  • What can LTE do in a military scenario?
  • Similarities and differences between commercial and military application of LTE
  • How LTE can be enhanced for a military context?
  • 15:10 How The Romanian MoD Are Satisfying Next-Generation Tactical CIS Requirements

    Major Dan Fostea

    Major Dan Fostea, Head of Information Systems and Communications Section, Ministry Of Defence

  • Multinational Division South East CIS – overview/ challenges / interoperability
  • Satellite requirements at Battalion and Brigade level – national perspective
  • Reconsidering tropospheric communications
  • Legacy equipment integration
  • 15:40 Afternoon Tea

    16:10 ESSOR HDRWF Field Testing Achievements – Status and Perspectives

    • ESSOR ID Card
    • ESSOR HDRWF Realization
    • ESSOR HDRWF Field Testing Achievements
    • Way Ahead and Future Perspectives
    • Conclusions

    Christian Serra

    Christian Serra, Technical Director, a4ESSOR S.A.S

    Fulvio Arreghini

    Fulvio Arreghini, Technical Specialist , OCCAR-EA

    Charles Chedhomme

    Charles Chedhomme, Commercial, Finance and Programme Management Support Officer, OCCAR

    16:40 PANEL DISCUSSION: Ensuring Robust And Resilient Deployable Tactical Communications For Next-Generation

  • An outline of the components of architectures that are more at risk and how these align with the evolving threats 
  • Strengths and weaknesses of current commercial solutions and government programmes that are designed to address the threats 
  • The best method to successfully integrate greater resiliency into tactical communication systems so long-term threats will be minimised 
  • How environmental and external threats could evolve and the key components that need to be considered long-term to ensure resiliency
  • Dr Tim Wilkinson

    Dr Tim Wilkinson, Chief Technologist, General Dynamics Mission Systems

    Mr John Dowdell

    Mr John Dowdell, Product Manager for Mobile Networked Products, Airbus

    17:10 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

    8:30 Registration & Coffee

    9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

    Brigadier General (Retd) Wlodzimierz Nowak

    Brigadier General (Retd) Wlodzimierz Nowak, Former Director of the Armament Policy Department, Polish Ministry of Defence

    9:10 A Network Operations and Cyber Defense Perspective

    Colonel Andrew McClelland

    Colonel Andrew McClelland, Commander DISA Europe, DISA-Europe
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    9:40 How U.S Army Europe Are Optimising Tactical Communication Capabilities Through Regional Collaboration

    Lieutenant Colonel Adam Sannutti

    Lieutenant Colonel Adam Sannutti, Commander of the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, US Army Europe

  • How U.S Army Europe are contributing to the overarching strategic goals and how CIS is critical for this
  • The critical CIS objectives and requirements of U.S Army Europe and how these are currently being achieved
  • Satisfying requirement gaps with regional collaboration
  • BwSISCOM and Europe
  • Next-generation strategic relationships and developments for CIS capabilities and requirements
  • 10:10 Morning Coffee

    10:40 Ensuring Robust and Efficient Deployable CIS Architectures in Allied EU Missions

    Colonel Heinrich Krispler

    Colonel Heinrich Krispler, CIS Directorate Policies and Requirements, EU Military Staff

  • An outline of the EEAS CIS Infrastructure and how this aligns with critical requirements
  • Political strategic level
  • Military strategic level
  • Operational level
  • Tactical level
  • Current systems of use and how these will enhanced or replaced to satisfy next-generation CIS requirements
  • How EUMS are enhancing interoperable effectiveness for military operations
  • 11:10 Providing Effective and Efficient Deployable Communication Capabilities in an Allied Command

    Colonel Manfred Kutz

    Colonel Manfred Kutz, Head of J6, Multinational Corps Northeast

  • An outline of the key goals of MNC NE and how these align with the greater goals of NATO
  • How the recent NATO Warsaw summit has amended the goals of MNC NE how the J6’s contribution will help meet these goals
  • An outline of the next-generation tactical communication capabilities and how these align with future MNC NE strategic goals
  • 11:40 Plan MC3: An Update on the Spanish Tactical Communications Programme

    Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Martinez De Bujo Larrea

    Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Martinez De Bujo Larrea, Chief Programs Branch CIS UME, C4ISR & Space Head, Deputy General Directorate for Management Programs, Spanish Ministry of Defence

  • An update on the main goals and timelines of the MC3 programme and how these will be achieved
  • Achieve maximum efficiency operative.
  • Increased protection force
  • Secure domain information
  • Ensuring interoperability
  • Progressive and coordinated implementation of the MC3 programme and overcoming difficulties of full operational efficiency 
  • Ensuring MC3 is interoperable for the benefit of existing allied partnerships
  • Convergence with “Force Commitments” and FMN NATO concept
  • 12:10 Networking Lunch

    13:10 Norwegian Plans for Mobile Deployable Communications

    Lieutenant Colonel David Henriksen

    Lieutenant Colonel David Henriksen, Commanding Officer, CIS Task Group, CIS Services and Operations, Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence

    • CIS service provision to mobile and tactical units nationally and abroad
    • Interoperability challenges in a national or multinational environment
    • Operational requirements

    13:40 PANEL DISCUSSION: How Can The Effectiveness Of Regional Collaboration And Interoperability Be Enhanced For The Benefit Of All

  • An outline of the current structures and programmes for regional collaboration
  • The potential challenges, implications and external factors which inhibit further regional interoperability
  • How can such problems be overcome to ensure more efficient regional interoperability
  • To what extent is regional collaboration limited due to political implications
  • Colonel Heinrich Krispler

    Colonel Heinrich Krispler, CIS Directorate Policies and Requirements, EU Military Staff

    Colonel Jan Van de Pol

    Colonel Jan Van de Pol, Head of KIXS, Netherlands Ministry of Defence

    Lieutenant Colonel David Henriksen

    Lieutenant Colonel David Henriksen, Commanding Officer, CIS Task Group, CIS Services and Operations, Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence

    14:20 Cybersecurity Aspect for Deployable Forces

    Brigadier General (Retd) Wlodzimierz Nowak

    Brigadier General (Retd) Wlodzimierz Nowak, Former Director of the Armament Policy Department, Polish Ministry of Defence

    • Cybersecurity as a process
    • Basic rules, how to organise safety mobile network for coalition missions
    • How to organise the cyber defence for coalition forces (FMN)?
    • How to organise cyber support for coalition missions, cyberspace is global, how should we divide responsibility between the nations?


    14:50 Afternoon Tea

    15:20 The Challenges of Battlefield Networking

    Peter-Paul Meiler

    Peter-Paul Meiler, Senior Research Scientist, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)

  • Enhancing C4I and digital soldier systems connectivity for more effective battlefield deployment
  • Integrating SOA (service-oriented architecture) into tactical radio networks and the constraints associated
  • Looking ahead: TNO goals and deployable communication programmes
  • 15:50 Ensuring Cyber Secure Tactical Communication Networks for the EU Military

    Wolfgang Roehrig

    Wolfgang Roehrig, Project Officer Cyber Defence, European Defence Agency

  • The Value of Architectures for planning the CIS Infrastructre and their Defences for EU-led Operations
  • The Human Factor
  • Required Cyber Defence Competencies and Skills of deployed personnel;
  • On the Road to a Cyber Defence competent workfore for EU-led Operations
  • 16:20 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two


    Product Manager Tactical Communication
    RUAG Holding AG
    Former Director of the Armament Policy Department
    Polish Ministry of Defence
    Commercial, Finance and Programme Management Support Officer
    Technical Director
    a4ESSOR S.A.S
    Head of J3 Division
    NATO Communications and Information Services Group
    Commander DISA Europe
    Head of IT Branch, J6
    General Command of the Polish Armed Forces
    CIS Directorate Policies and Requirements
    EU Military Staff
    Head of KIXS
    Netherlands Ministry of Defence
    Head of J6
    Multinational Corps Northeast
    Head of Telecommunications Technical Branch
    Ministry of Defence, France
    Chief Technologist
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    Technical Specialist
    Commander of the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion
    US Army Europe
    Chief Programs Branch CIS UME, C4ISR & Space Head, Deputy General Directorate for Management Programs
    Spanish Ministry of Defence
    Commanding Officer, CIS Task Group, CIS Services and Operations
    Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence
    Belgian Defence
    Head of Information Systems and Communications Section
    Ministry Of Defence
    Product Manager for Mobile Networked Products
    Head of Marketing, Mobile Communication Systems
    Thales Communications & Security
    Senior Research Scientist
    Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)
    Project Officer Cyber Defence
    European Defence Agency

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    Leading aerospace organisations use Aerospace-technology.com on a daily basis to ensure they keep up to date with the latest industry specific news and developments. As a result, Aerospace-technology.com attracts a high quality and loyal user base of the most influential decision makers and aerospace industry leaders. For more information please contact antonio.rossi@verdict.co.uk or call +44 207 936 6806

    International Journal of Intelligent Defence Support Systems


    IJIDSS proposes and fosters discussion on the development of novel computational intelligence techniques and their application to support systems used by defence personnel. The scope of application covers strategic, tactical and operational decision-making across the entire defence sector, covering areas such as intelligence gathering and analysis, capability assessment, tactics modelling and evaluation and logistics management as well as military systems integration and both semi-autonomous and autonomous systems.

    Homeland Security Research Corporation


    HSRC provides premium off-the-shelf market reports on present and emerging technologies and industry expertise, enabling global clients to gain time-critical insight into business opportunities. All reports include in-depth information and analysis of emerging markets, technologies, and industries broken down by geography, market, vertical, technology, product, and revenue stream. Our reports support Homeland Security & Public Safety communities worldwide in their strategic decision-making process, providing up-to-date market knowledge, analysis, and insights. HSRC offers customized research services geared towards providing our clients with clear, actionable recommendations designed to empower decision-making and to help exploit emerging opportunities in the market. The customized research services provide a deep analysis of specific markets and eco-systems, target geographies, strategic segments and verticals, competitor analysis and technological benchmarks. The custom research services are provided as an ad hoc assignment or as an ongoing service.

    Homeland Security


    HOMELAND SECURITY is a publishing house that produces specialist periodicals. “Homeland Security“ is a quarterly specialist periodical in German language and “Global Security“ is released twice a year in English language. They focus on international political, scientific, technical and additional up-to-date challenges arising from the sectors of safety and security, civil protection, disaster assistance and security research. The periodicals aim at decision makers in politics, ministries, public services and industry. Our specialist editorial team is located all over the world (e. g. USA, Canada, Australia, Asia). Accordingly, reporting is being carried out on the spot. Please have a look at a sample issue of our magazine “Global Security”: http://www.homeland-sec.de/en/epaper-global-security/

    FAM Fuerzas Militares


    Ikonos Press is a international publishing company dedicated to Defence Communication. We work with the main international defence companies and MoD around the world, participating in the main internacional defence fairs. We publish the next magazines:

    FAM-Fuerzas Militares: the best selling defence magazine in Spanish language. Distributed in Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

    FAM-World Naval Forces: Special edition magazine in English to be distributed in the main international naval fairs.

    FAM-World Military Forces: Special edition magazine in English to be distributed in the main international air/defence fairs. WWW.FUERZASMILITARES.COM

    Satnews Publishers


    SatNews is a leading provider of satellite events, news, publications, research and other satellite industry information in the commercial and military enterprises worldwide. SatNews hosts to the SmallSat Symposium and the Satellite Innovation conference, hosted in Silicon Valley. SatNews include Daily and Weekly News Services and SatMagazine and MilsatMagazine, published monthly. satnews.com

    Drastic News


    The Drastic News website is your one-stop shop for all things Drones, Robotics, Automation, Security, Technology, Information and Communications. Be kept up-to-date with all the latest industry news and products. It is proudly produced by the publishers of the Australian Security Magazine and the Asia Pacific Security Magazine.

    International Journal of Ultra-Wideband Communications and Systems


    IJUBWCS is a scholarly, refereed and peer-reviewed scientific journal devoted to disseminating technical information in the areas of ultra wideband (UWB) communications and systems across the globe.

    International Journal of Smart Grid and Green Communications


    Smart grid and green communications (SGGC) focus on promoting new ideas that support the development of computing and communication systems. Smart grids are expected to meet the challenges of demand and supply of power, energy management and secure communications. SGGC bring data communications and utility systems together to establish effective energy delivery networks with a focus on enabling new products, services and technologies. IJSGGC highlights cutting-edge research and development of new strategies, techniques and technologies for developing smart grid systems.

    Defence and Security Alert


    Defence and Security Alert (DSA) is the first and only ISO 9001:2015 certified, world-class monthly Indian magazine in defence and security journalism. Covering a strictly research based spectrum of dynamic scenarios in India and challenging horizons beyond national borders, DSA is the only Indian defence magazine available on the intranets of Indian Air Force (IAF) and Border Security Force (BSF). DSA is an ideal platform in this domain to showcase your products, services and cutting-edge technologies. DSA is very extensively circulated among key policy and decision makers in the federal and 28 state governments and corporate world in India and worldwide through print and online editions.

    International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing


    The realisation of wireless connectivity is bringing fundamental changes to telecommunications and computing and profoundly affects the way we compute, communicate and interact. It provides fully distributed and ubiquitous mobile computing and communications, thus bringing an end to the tyranny of geography. IJWMC addresses the state-of-the-art of all aspects of wireless communications and mobile computing.

    Military Systems and Technology


    Military Systems & Technology is a comprehensive web portal, design agency and publication designed for the International Defence & Aerospace Industry. It is a source of daily information for Manufacturers, OEM’S, System Integrators and Contractors. We even have Government & Military Readers. The portal encompasses all aspects of Military equipment, technology, design and services. www.militarysystems-tech.com info@militarysystems-tech.com +44 (0)1392 881545

    Soldier Modernisation


    Soldier Modernisation (SoldierMod.Com) is an authoritative policy and technology publication for the international defense community, serving the integrated equipment needs of the dismounted soldier and marine in operations today and the fielding of Soldier Modernisation Programmes over the next few years. SoldierMod.Com is designed to provide insights into how decision makers plan to transform operations in the areas of survivability, sustainability, C4I, lethality and mobility; managing the balance between the promise of 'leap-ahead technology balance and mature cost effective solutions. SoldierMod is distributed in many formats which will include an 50 page journal 10,000 copies BPA Audited, twice annually , in January and June Our Website www.soldiermod.com , Has a 24 hour news service , anytime ( currently at over 20,000 individual visits per month ) . We also have an online technical forum where anyone in the industry can ask us strategic or technological questions , our partners and experts will respond directly back.

    Global Military Communications


    Global Military Communications is a publication that tracks the trends, drivers and technology that fuel the military communications sector. Communications continue to be the lynchpin of modern warfare and is crucial to any military campaign. The sector is going through unprecedented change as militaries and governments across the world move towards a network centric approach to their communications. From operations in war zones to homeland security and disaster recovery operations, Global Military Communications provides you with the latest communications developments on land, sea, and in the air.

    EIN News


    EIN News is the world leader in industry focused online news monitoring. Thousands of leading companies, institutions and global professionals from business, industry, and government rely on EIN News as an indispensable resource. Our systems continuously scan the web, indexing news from thousands of worldwide sources. The news you need is then organized by advanced software systems managed by a team of professional news editors. Everything we do is focused on streamlining your news searches and research in order to save you time and money.

    Inderscience Publishers


    Inderscience is a dynamic, leading, independent journal publisher. The company disseminates the latest research across the broad fields of science, engineering and technology; management, public and business administration; environment, ecological economics and sustainable development; computing, ICT and internet/web services, and related areas. Inderscience offers over 35 years' experience in publishing and has succeeded in building a substantial collection approaching 400 high-quality peer-reviewed international research journals in both online and print formats. We offer a variety of ways to keep up-to-date with the latest published leading-edge research while our online collection represents a fully-searchable digital archive of around 60,000 articles.

    Asia Pacific Security Magazine


    The Asia Pacific Security Magazine is the sister publication to the Australian Security Magazine. It is published bi-monthly – on the alternate month to the Australian Security Magazine – and its content complements the Australian Security Magazine with a strong focus on events. It is available online to read by all and upon every issue release a direct link is sent to a database of subscribers who are industry decision makers.

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    CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

    ‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

    CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

    Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

    CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.


    There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

    For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

    CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.


    Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

    ‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

    ‘Output’ based schemes are learner centred. They require individuals to set learning goals that align to professional competencies, or personal development objectives. These schemes also list different ways to achieve the learning goals e.g. training courses, seminars or e:learning, which enables an individual to complete their CPD through their preferred mode of learning.

    The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

    As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SAE Media Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.


    Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

    CPD Certificates

    We can provide a certificate for all our accredited events. To request a CPD certificate for a conference , workshop, master classes you have attended please email events@saemediagroup.com

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