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10th Annual Mobile Deployable Communications - 25/11/2016

Former Director of the Armament Policy Department, Polish Ministry of Defence Announced As Mobile Deployable Communications Chairman

Conference chairman announced for 10th Annual Mobile Deployable Communications

SMi is thrilled to announce a new conference chairman for the 10th annual Mobile Deployable  Communications, taking place in Warsaw, Poland on the 2nd and 3rd February 2017: Brigadier General (Retd) Włodzimierz Nowak, Former Director of the Armament Policy Department, Polish Ministry of Defence.

Brigadier General (Retd) Włodzimierz Nowak began military service in 1986. Served, among others, in the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces as Head of the ICT systems Management Branch, Head of Fixed Communication Systems Branch, Chief Communication and Information Systems Division as well as Deputy Head of Command and Communication, General Directorate, J6.

Since 2007 he worked as the Director of the Information, Technology and Telecommunication Department at the Ministry of National Defence, Director Operations of NCSA NATO agency, Deputy Commander/Chief of Staff of the NATO CIS Group and Director of the Armament Policy Department at the Ministry of National Defence. Currently, Cybersecurity Plenipotentiary to the Minister for Digital Affairs and Director of the Cybersecurity Department.

For outstanding achievements in military service and strengthening the defence of the Republic of Poland, he was awarded entry to the Book of Honor of the Minister of National Defence. Also awarded, among others, Gold Medal for Long Service and the Silver Cross of Merit. Author of many publications in journals and sectoral magazines.

He will be joining an unrivalled speaker line-up of senior communications experts, including from: Netherlands Armed Force, Belgian Defence, Spanish Ministry of Defence, European Defence Agency, DISA-Europe, Multinational Corps Northeast, Tampa Microwave, Ministry of Defence France, US Army Europe, EU Military Staff, NATO, General Dynamics Mission Systems, RUAG Holding AG, Thales Communications & Security. Register by 30th November to SAVE £200!

NEW EVENT SPONSOR: SMi Group are also pleased to announce NSSLGlobal have confirmed their participation. NSSL are an independent service provider of satellite communications and IT support, committed to delivering high-quality voice and data services to customers anywhere in the world, regardless of location or terrain. Delegates will get the chance to meet them at this year's event.
Proudly sponsored by: RUAG (gold sponsor), General Dynamics, NSSLGlobal, Tampa Microwave and Thales. This exclusive event will bring together over 100 delegates and invites not only Communications Engineers, Communications Project Managers, CIS Directors, CIS Operations Manager, C4ISR Project Manager, Radio Communication Engineer but also those leading the industry to showcase their solutions to the defence and military communities.

For further information on this conference or the 2 associated workshops, please visit the website at:

Delegate/group booking enquiries call James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or email

For media enquiries, contact Shannon Cargan on +44 20 7827 6138 or

10th Annual Mobile Deployable Communications
2nd – 3rd February 2017
Warsaw, Poland

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