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Open NATO Future Soldier Workshop

04-07-2014

Open NATO Future Soldier Workshop will be organized as a part of Future Forces Exhibition & Conference. The Exhibition and Conference will be held from 15 to 17 October 2014 at PVA EXPO PRAGUE, Czech Republic, workshops will be held from 16 to 17 October at the same place.

FUTURE FORCES will welcome large number of soldier systems experts and procurement decision makers from NATO, EU and other cooperating countries all over the world. The Czech Ministry of Defence and FUTURE FORCES will host the official plenary of the NATO LCG DSS and the sub-groups’ meetings. Moreover, the exhibition will also welcome members of the following groups:
- NATO Support Agency (NSPA) Personal Combat Equipment User Group (PCEUG)
- European Defence Agency (EDA) Combat Equipment for Dismounted Soldier - Feasibility Study Programme (CEDS-FSP)
- NATO JCBRN Defence Capability Development Group
- NATO JCGISR sub group on Camouflage & Concealment
- Multinational Logistics Coordination Centre
Over 400 official delegates are already involved in the exhibition and its specialised accompanying programme including four workshops and five panel discussions.

The Open NATO Future Soldier Workshop is a two-day event for soldier system experts, industry leaders, academia and R&D centres.
The workshop is divided into four sections: Ongoing Future Soldier (DSS) Projects & Lessons Learned from recent operations; Lethality (Weapons systems, Optics and Sensors); Survivability (Soldier readiness, Protection and Endurance); Operability (Mobility, C4I, Camouflage & Concealment). The workshop is supported by exhibits and a live demonstration and simulation test area. The focus is on the latest R&D achievements implemented to the military and security forces, as well as on the future challenges, task and requirements in area of personal systems and protection. The workshop will evaluate the equipment needed by dismounted soldiers and small units to fight effectively, survive and win on the modern battlefield.
Five panel discussions organized in cooperation with the NATO experts are part of the workshop, covering current key questions in the following topics: Ballistic & Fragment Protection; Blast; Flame, Flash & Heat; Thermal IR Camouflage; and Noise.

Quick Links:
Official Websitewww.NATOexhibition.org
List of Official Delegations
Open NATO Future Soldier Workshop
Key Questions for Panel Discussions and Presentations 
Open NATO CBRN Workshop 
Capable Logistician Workshop 
Unmanned Systems Workshop
Future Crises Conference
Exhibition registration/Application Form
Workshop Registration
Visitor Registration

Contact:
Adam Drnek
Project Manager
adam@natoexhibition.org