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Mobile Deployable Communications 2021 Conference

Lisbon, Portugal

We are are proud to announce the 14th annual Mobile Deployable Communications conference, taking place in Lisbon, 27th - 28th January 2021.

From the strategic level down to the tactical, efficient and clear communications are key to operational success. The fast pace of modern warfare requires agile, highly adaptable forces capable of rapid movement whilst maintaining a consistent communication and situational awareness capability. Interoperability is also becoming increasingly important to ensure seamless command and control within a multinational coalition, especially given the rising operational tempo across Europe.

Supported by the Portuguese Army, the Mobile Deployable Communications conference is designed to bring together leading program managers, strategic decision-makers, industry experts and thought leaders from Europe and further afield to explore the latest developments in communications technology. MDC is the only conference which focuses on CIS in the European operational environment through briefs from key regional partners and their international allies.

Benefits of Attending

  • Supported by the Portuguese Army, the only conference addressing CIS in the European operational environment.
  • Hear updates and guidance from CIS program managers and communications experts
  • Learn about future requirements for equipment and procurement processes.
  • Meet and network with senior military leaders and industry during dedicated networking sessions across two days
  • Discover the latest communication technology to optimise battlefield command and control

Plus a Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshop | Tuesday 26th January, 2021

The Challenge of Electromagnetic Disruption
Workshop Leader: Colonel (Ret'd) Ralph Thiele, Director Stratbyrd Consulting
08.30 - 12.30


  • Colonel Rui Jorge Fernandes Bettencourt, Telecommunications Centre Chief, Portuguese Army

International Speakers:

  • Brigadier General Bento Soares, Director CIS, Portuguese Army
  • Brigadier General Laszio Sticz, Director, Force Planning Directorate, Hungarian Defence Forces Command
  • Brigadier General Vasil Sabinski, Director, CIS, European External Action Service, EU Military Staff
  • Brigadier General Pantelis Arapis, Assistant Chief Of Staff ACOS J6 Cyberspace, NATO SHAPE
  • Colonel Janos Poloskei, Branch Chief, Force Planning Directorate, Hungarian Defence Forces Command
  • Colonel Robert Miedema, Program Manager FOXTROT and NLD Program Lead TEN, Netherlands MoD
  • Colonel Giuseppe Montesi, Federated Mission Networking Secretariat Director, NATO SHAPE
  • Colonel Yannick Lemieux, Director Land Communication and G6, Canadian Army
  • Colonel Horst Treiblmaier, Head of Communications and EW Planning, Austrian MoD
  • Lieutenant Colonel Attila Szabo, Senior Staff Offi cer, Deployable Systems Branch, Hungarian Defence Forces
  • Mr Scott Lee, Cross Cutting Priority Lead for JADC2, MITRE

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SANA Metropolitan Hotel Lisbon
R. Soeiro Pereira Gomes 2, 1600-198
Lisbon, Portugal

Event details
Organizer : SMi
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22492

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