The #1 C-IED and EOD event series is finally coming to Europe! After successful editions in India, Thailand and Cambodia, NCT eXplosive Europe 2015 will take place at the Metropolitan Palace in Belgrade/ Serbia from September 22-24, 2015. This outstanding 3 day EOD event will include a live EOD demonstration, conference and exhibition, and is organized in official partnership with the Serbian Mine Action Center.

We feel very pleased to announce the first confirmed speaker line-up at the event, including EOD and C-IED experts from all over Europe:

  • Branislav Jovanovic, Director, Serbian Mine Action Center
  • Nikola Pavkovic, Director, Croatian Mine Action Center
  • Rob Martens, EOD Batallion Commander, Ministry of Defense, the Netherlands
  • Arno Pugonen, Chief, EOD Centre, Estonian Rescue Board
  • Joerg Hillmann, Capability, Armament & Technology Directorate, Head of Unit LAND and MARITIME Domains, European Defence Agency (EDA)
  • Samuel Paunila, Advisor, Ammunition and Operation Efficiency, GICHD
  • Pavel Castulik, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Czech Republic
  • Representatives of C-IED Centers of Excellence from NATO and its Member States

Find the full program and list of confirmed speakers here

After the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, leading regional experts and decision-makers will not only cover updates on demining efforts in the Balkans, but also crucial topical challenges in the field of C-IED and Counterterrorism in Europe: Critical Infrastructure Protection, Counter-Intelligence and Forensics, Trace Detection and IED threat mitigation.

NCT eXplosive Europe 2015 Highlights:

  • The 5th edition of the NCT eXplosive event series, organized in cooperation with the Serbian Mine Action Center
  • Live EOD demonstration in a region littered by landmines and ERW
  • 2 days of conference, exhibition and trainings with high-level speakers from Southeast and Central Europe, as well as military representatives and decision-makers from I(N)GOs, the US and Asia
  • 200 attendees, delegations and speakers from over Europe and the Caucasus
  • More than 100 delegates alone from all regional Mine Action Centers in the Balkans, as well as the Serbian Army, Government Agencies and Police Forces
  • Meet high-level representatives from regional Armed Forces, Police and Fire Departments discussing topical issues of C-IED, Intelligence, ERW and demining
  • Networking Cocktail Receptions are included in the delegate fee

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