The NCI Agency has hosted its first Education and Training conference, providing a forum for exchange between NATO and National training providers.
Over 90 senior NATO and national representatives from 18 Nations including Partners Sweden and Finland, attended the conference which took place in The Hague, Netherlands, on 18 and 19 October 2016.
The two-day event gave the Agency an opportunity to brief its customers on the 2017 Training Catalogue, cooperation opportunities, and included an update on the planned move of the NATO Communications and Information Systems School in Latina, Italy, to the NATO Communications Information Academy in Oeiras, Portugal. This move is set to take place in mid 2018.
NCI Agency Chief of Education and Training, Jean-Paul Massart was pleased with the success of this inaugural conference.
"The excellent discussions at the conference confirm the value of our services," he commented. "With the planned new NCI Agency Academy in Oeiras Portugal, we look forward to continue to serve NATO individual training needs, physically in our Academy, and virtually everywhere".
Around 8,000 NATO and national staff receive training from the Agency every year.
The training is providing by the Education and Training Service Line across four locations - Latina, Italy, Glons and Mons, Belgium and The Hague, Netherlands.
It covers the entire range of C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance), CIS and Cyber services provided by the Agency.