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NATO-EU-VN NCI Agency Industry Conference and AFCEA TechNet International and leverage innovative solutions, including: – a Defence Innovation Challenge de- signed to accelerate private-sector and defence sourced technology solutions aligned with NATO requirements; – a Small and Medium Enterprises and academia innovation showcase allowing innovators in C4ISR and Cyber areas to demonstrate their solutions to military and industry leadership; – a special session on navigating and understanding how to use NATO – In- dustry collaborative platforms and business opportunities/contract portals to identify appropriate opportunities for collaboration and submit an effective bid; – an interactive seminar on Lessons Learned: Common Mistakes Made in bid proposals; – and a mentoring programme for Small and Medium Enterprises and start-ups during which successful small busi- nesses, primes and acquisition repre- sentatives discussed potential oppor- tunities landscape, seed financing and best practices. Beside the exhibition four joint panel discussions and four sessions took place with NCI Agency managers, leading industry experts and high-ranking international civil and military participants Adm Michael Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency and Mr. Jorge Domecq. © NCI Agency Exhibitors gave a closer look at cutting-edge hardware and software applications. © HHK / JRosenthal 32 on Panel 1 – Forward Presence and Ability to Reinforce: Alliance Adaption to a New Strategic Reality Panel 2 – Hybrid Strategies for Hybrid Threats Panel 3 – Investing in C4ISR Capabilities Panel 4 – New Ways of working with Industry Partners to connect the Alliance, defend its Networks 24/7, and deliver NATO’s Critical Capabilities Session 1/Part 1and 2 – Partnering for Cyber Resilience Session 2 – Building a Secure and Resilient NATO Cloud for the Future Session 3 – Supporting Command and Control Through Federated Mission Networking Session 4/Part 1 and 2 – Bolstering the Readiness & Responsiveness of NATO Forces In addition, enlightening presentations were held by prominent speakers and completed the programme. Beside the conference a special Walking Dinner at the Seaplane Harbour Museum was hosted by the Estonian Ministry of Defence for all attendees as a real highlight of TechNet Inter- national 2016. Furthermore a Networking Reception in the Exhibition Area of the conference hotel was offered to all participants. About 600 participants, including top industry representatives from all NATO member States, attended the conference and more than 30 international exhibitors allowed a closer look at cutting-edge hardware and software applications. Additional networking opportunities were provided through the AFCEA’s B2B speed dating workshop to find new partners and increase business opportunities. As a closing remark, NITEC 2016 was a great success for the NCI Agency and AFCEA Europe, the next AFCEA Tech- Net International (NITEC) 2017 will take place in Ottawa/Canada in 24-26 April 2017. HHK 4/2016 The technology oriented sessions were run by subject matter experts. © NCI Agency


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