IXth International Tech-Science Conference NATCON Naval Technologies for Defence and Security

NATCON - the international tech-science conference on „Naval technologies for defence and security” is an result of the co-operation between OBR CTM SA (Ośrodek Badawczo-Rozwojowy Centrum Techniki Morskiej S.A.), the Polish Naval Academy and MTG SA, the Gdansk International Fair Co.

The Conference derives from an organized since 1987 by OBR CTM Military Maritime Technology Symposium, which was changed into the NATCON Conference organized by OBR CTM and the Naval Weapons Institute of the Polish Naval Academy. Furthermore, thanks to the co-operation between OBR CTM S.A., the Polish Naval Academy and MTG SA, the Gdańsk International Fair Co, the NATCON Conference is organized as an accompanying event to the Baltic Military Fair BALT MILITARY EXPO.

The forthcoming ninth edition of the conference will be held on April 20th – 22th, 2020 at the exhibition and convention centre of the Gdańsk International Fair Co. – AMBEREXPO, Gdańsk, Żaglowa Street 11.

The conference sessions comprehensively cover maritime systems and technology on military domain, maritime security (incl. critical infrastructure protection) and safety at sea (incl. sea rescue). The above mentioned theme is a part of the strategy of the Ministry of Defence in range of priority research directions in the Ministry of Defense Department for the years 2013-2022.

The aim of the conference is to spread international, regional platform for knowledge exchange between science, industry and prospective users, and industry and R&D institutions from Baltic region. The scientific part of the conference is under OBR CTM S.A. and Polish Naval Academy’s responsibility, and the commercial part, connected with the widely understood industry and the end-user – is under the Gdańsk International Fair Co. responsibility.

From 2012, according to the agreement signed on Nov, 3rd 2011, this conference is an integral element of coming editions of the BALT MILITARY EXPO fair, fully integrated with its basic goals.

The sessions will be held in Polish and English language (with simultaneous translation).

Contact Persons:
Aleksandra Jagłowska +48 735 999 - Organising Office
Judyta Fac tel. +48 261 26 27 43 - Organising Office
Albert Popławski tel. +48 261 26 26 23 - Organising Office

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