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07 25 2018

Third Education and Training Conference to take place in Lisbon

The NCI Agency's third Education and Training Conference will take place on 23 and 24 October 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, and will be followed by an Information Session for Industry, Academia and Military on 25 October 2018.

The NCI Agency is a major provider of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR), CIS and Cyber Education and Training through its training facilities at NCISS Latina, Glons, Mons and The Hague. The conference provides a forum for information exchange and improved collaboration with its student community and cooperation with other NATO and National Training providers in the C4ISR and Cyber world.

The conference venue this year is on the premises of the Universidade Catolica in Lisbon. The conference will include a field trip on 24 October to the location of the future NCI Academy building in Oeiras, Portugal.

Discussions on Day 1 of the conference in plenary session, will address a wide range of topics and information going from the NCI Agency vision and ambition with regard to the 2019 Training courses, Cyber Defence and Cyber Security training, the future NCI Academy and the NCISS relocation to Portugal, the Collective Training and Exercises portfolio to the Training Modernization efforts.

Third Education and Training Conference to take place in Lisbon

On Day 2 the attendees will split into syndicates covering individual training, including the Education and Training catalogue and tool for seat allocation, an Education and Training Exercise and Evaluation tools update, Cyber Defence and Cyber Security training, and an opportunity to discuss and exchange experiences.

In the afternoon of Day 2, a site visit to the new NCI Academy building in Oeiras will be organized, including an update on the NCI Academy development.

Click here for the conference program and registration link.

The E&T conference is not open for industry participants. However, potential partners (industry, academia, military) are welcome to attend a special NCI Academy information session, organized in the same venue on 25 October 2018 - you can register for the NCI Academy Information session via the registration link. The brochure for the Information session can be found here.

The NCI Academy sees partnerships with Academia and Industry as an opportunity to raise the quality of Education & Training services to higher standards. The aim of this information session is to allow interested parties to learn more about the NCI Academy and its plans.

The online registration for the Conference (23-24 October) opens on 1st August 2018.