4th Annual Defeating IEDs Training Workshops

Venue: TBA

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Nov 14, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 16, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 30, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jun 01, 2011
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Defeating the global threat of Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) is a priority to NATO and Allied nations, especially in theatre of operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and other hotspots around the world. A Multinational CIED Initiative is needed more than ever, to establish a unified approach to defeat the Network, and to develop a comprehensive Doctrine and Performance-based C-IED Training.

This Years’ event will be focused on developing a multinational training capability, Collecting, fusing, sharing and dissemination of actionable information to the troops in theatre. We will also examine the current countermeasures deployed in theatre and the Future global IED threats and emerging technologies.

The event will gather some of the top experts from Government, Military and industry for a 3days workshops, exhibitions, and live demonstrations. You will also have the opportunity to attend two training seminars on Weapons Intelligence Team (WIT), and the Counter-Suicide Bomber Operations and Planning.

Key highlights and discussions:
-Developing Multinational Training standards
-Out of theater training of Weapons Intelligence Teams (WIT) to meet operational Requirements
-A look at the role of Intelligence, Surveillance and reconnaissance through NATO’s Air operations (Space, Air, UAVs)
-An overview of Training and Simulation technologies to include realistic IED scenarios
-Training requirements for effective Route Clearance operations
-Collecting, fusing, sharing and dissemination of actionable information
-Enhancing situational awareness
-forensic exploitation, and Biometrics
-Analysis of Counter-IED Requirements and Capabilities
-Military search Operations in the fight against IEDs
-Accelerating the development and fielding of affordable, sustainable and non-traditional capabilities for the Warfighter
-Identifying Gaps in the C-IED Capabilities
-Define C-IED training requirement
-Lessons learned from Afghanistan, Iraq and other hotspots around the globe.

Panel Discussion:
-Future global IED threats and emerging technologies
-Urgent operational requirements

Panel members includes Military, Academia, and Industry


Additional Information

Exhibition and Live Demonstrations: MKDS Workshops division will offer a platform to 30 – 40 exhibitors leading the way in technology pursuits, to enhance and expedite the capability of the Warfighter to counter the ever-changing threat of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Renowned experts from NATO member nations, EDA, and Academia will be invited to attend the 3 days event. Some of the technologies that you will see include Jamming systems, Robotic platforms, Force protection, Training and Simulation, Biometrics, Access control, Stand-off detection and Counter-Terrorism solutions. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to demonstrate¹ their capabilities to senior buyers and decision makers attending the workshop and exhibition. A private room in the exhibition area will be available to vendors for one-on-one meetings with senior buyers and decision makers, which will be arranged two weeks prior to the event by our event team executive. ** Free access to the exhibition area (Registration required). Your qualification to attend is entirely at the organisers’ discretion and will only be confirmed through our vetting process. Registration to access the exhibition area is required. For more details please contact: CIED2011@mkds-training.com