Italian Army Officials Including Chief of General Staff to Present on Forza NEC Programme at Network Centric Warfare 2019

SMi Reports: As the 3rd Network Centric Warfare conference returns to Rome next year, senior Italian Army officials are set to speak and present on the latest advancements in their NCW capabilities.

London, United Kingdom, November 25, 2018 --( SMi's Network Centric Warfare conference is returning to Rome next year for its 3rd annual year, hosting an unrivalled speaker line-up that includes senior decision makers at the forefront of Network Centric Warfare.

The Italian Armed Forces continue to lead the way in network-enabled systems with their successful Forza NEC project, which aims to optimise the exchange of operational, tactical and logistic information among every unit of the Italian Armed Forces deployed in the field.

The two-day event is set to be led by senior Italian host nation military and government officials giving their valuable perspectives on the latest developments in network centric warfare, future capabilities, and joint interoperability.

Senior Italian officials speaking at this year's event include:

� General Salvatore Farina, Chief of General Staff, Italian Army
� Major General Angelo Palmieri, Chief of 6th Division C4I and Chief Information Officer, Italian Army
� Brigadier General Francesco Bruno, Commander Pinerolo Brigade, Italian Army
� Lieutenant Colonel Valerio Golino, Army Branch C4, Italian Army

Network Centric Warfare 2019 will also see the return of this year�s conference chair Lieutenant General (Ret�d) Giorgio Battisti, Former Commander Italian Army Training and Doctrine Command, Italian Army. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from an international expert line-up with international military representation from Austria, Germany, Denmark, UK, USA, Canada, Sweden, and many more.

A half-day post-conference workshop will also take place on 6th February led by Lieutenant General (Ret�d) Antonio Li Gobbi, Former Director of Operations, NATO HQ International Military Staff on �Network-Based C4I for Complex Operational Environments.� The workshop will explore C4I in challenging and asymmetric environments, and examine the strategies employed to achieve information superiority through advanced network enabled capabilities.

Drawing on the expertise of the workshop leader, it will examine real life case studies and the lessons learned in complex joint operations to establish techniques and strategies for successful network-enabled C4I.

Delegates will have the opportunity to learn and discuss the topic in a more intimate environment, conducive for learning and gaining valuable insight into the world of network-enabled command and control, at the only conference dedicated to network-enabled capabilities and enhancing command controls.

The latest brochure is available to download on the event website, with the agenda and full speaker line-up. Find more exclusive content, including the past delegates list and much more, at

Book your place before 30th November to save �200.

Network Centric Warfare
4th � 5th February 2019
Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter's Hotel & Spa, Rome, Italy

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