31st Technical Advisory Committee Meeting 2013 at the von Karman Institute
The 31st meeting of the STO Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (VKI) was held at the Institute in Rhode St. Genèse, Belgium, on 5th and 6th December 2013. Experts in the field of fluid dynamics, who represent NATO nations, reviewed the achievements of the Institute of the past academic year.
System Analysis and Studies (SAS) Panel 32nd Panel Business Meeting
The System Analysis and Studies (SAS) Panel recently completed their 32nd Panel Business Meeting (PBM), graciously hosted by the panel members from Italy in Rome’s Palazzo Barberini, from 30 September through 2 October.
IST-116-RSY- 028 Symposium on Visual Analytics, IST-117-RWS-017 Workshop on Visualization for Analysis and 32nd IST Panel Business Meeting Fall 2013, Shrivenham, Great Britain
The Information Systems & Technology (IST) Panel held its business week from 27th Oct to 1st Nov 2013 at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham, Great Britain. The first two days of the week have been devoted to the IST-116-RSY-028 Symposium on Visual Analytics. The meeting had contributions from 15 speakers and was attended by 76 participants from 16 Nations.
HFM-184 Task Group on Safe Ride Standards for patient Evacuation Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
The HFM-184 Research Task Group recently explored all aspects of the state of the art of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the further development of UAV technology in the context of medical support to NATO operations.
SET-202 Specialists Meeting on Naval Platform Signature Management and Protection and 32nd SET Panel Business Meeting, Fall 2013 Oslo, Norway
The Sensors and Electronics Technology (SET) Panel held its business week from 21st to 25th of October 2013 at the “Akershus Fortress” in Oslo, Norway. The first two days of the week have been devoted the SET-202 Specialists’ Meeting (SM) on “Naval Platform Signature Management and Protection”. The meeting had contributions from 11 speakers (2 from SCI Panel and 1 from CMRE) and was attended by 33 participants from 12 Nations.
(Credit: The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment)
Systems Concepts and Integration (SCI) Panel 32nd Panel Business Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, 21-25 October 2013
Systems Concepts and Integration (SCI) Panel conducted their 32nd Panel Business Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, 21-25 October 2013. The meeting was attended by twenty-nine Panel members, and representatives of the Collaboration Support Office (CSO) and Allied Command Transformation (ACT).
SAS-087 Task Group on Code of Best Practice for Judgment Based Operational Analysis
The SAS-087 Task Group on Code of Best Practice for Judgement-based Operational Analysis was formed to provide a state of the art resource that described the field of judgement-based Operational Analysis (OA) and best practice in its application to the many difficult problems faced by military decision makers.
32nd NMSG Business Meeting, Sydney, Australia, 14-18 October 2013
From October 14th to 18th took place in Sydney (Australia) the 32nd NMSG BM, a regular meeting of the MSG-120 (NATO M&S Glossary) and the MSG-111 NATO M&S Conference which was devoted this year to “M&S Support to Transitioning Forces Emerged / Emerging Disruptive M&S Technologies”.
Human Factors and Medicine Panel Fall Panel Business Meeting
The Human Factors and Medicine Panel (HFM) held its Fall Panel Business Meeting (PBM) from 14 – 17 October 2013 in Orlando, Florida (USA). Almost 70 Panel Members and Members at Large from 19 NATO Nations and Partner Nations Representatives from 3 Partner Nations attended the 2013 Fall HFM-PBM.
AVT Workshop on Advanced Non-Destructive Evaluation Techniques for Polymer Based Composites in Military Vehicles
The NATO STO/AVT Workshop on “Advanced Non-destructive Evaluation (NDE) Techniques for Polymer Based Composites in Military Vehicles " was held in Riga on the 10th and 11th October 2013. This followed on from the preceding workshop on “Understanding Failure Mechanisms of Composites for Sustaining and Enhancing Military Systems Structures” AVT-211.
32nd AVT Panel Business Meeting Week, Fall 2013, Riga, Latvia
The Applied Vehicle Technology (AVT) Panel held its Fall Panel Business Week (PBW) from 7th to 11th of October 2013 at the Riga Technical University (RTU). More than 250 engineers, scientists, industry and government representatives from 21 out of 28 NATO Nations, plus one Partner Nation, attended the 2013 Fall PBW of the AVT Panel.
STO showcases at first NATO Agencies Days
CSO and CMRE representatives, along with the general managers of the other eight NATO agencies, participated in a two-day event at the NATO HQ lobby in Brussels, including an exhibit and a series of information briefings.
2013 NATO STO Awards Recipients
The NATO Chief Scientist, MGen Albert Husniaux, BEAF, on behalf of the Science and Technology Board (STB) presented several awards on the occasion of the STB week in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The NATO Science and Technology Board (STB) met in Vilnius, Lithuania from 16 to 20 September 2013
The NATO Science and Technology Board (STB) held its Fall meeting in Vilnius from 16 to 20 September 2013. A total of 180 NATO and national representatives attended that business week and in particular Mr Juozas Olekas, Minister of National Defence in Lithuania as well as representatives from NATO HQ, Agencies and Strategic Commands.
SET-172 Lecture Series on Radar Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) and Non-Cooperative Target Recognition
The NATO SET-172 lecture series on Radar Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) and Non-Cooperative Target Recognition (NCTR) has been held at a final four venues in 2013.
SCI-250 tests Directed Energy Devices in collaboration with CNAD
Nine NATO nations participating in SCI-250 elected to voluntary share their national experts and resources to test emerging technologies like Directed Energy devices that have several potential applications in NATO’s current missions, but also in civilian counter-terrorism scenarios. [...]
Upcoming STO Events
- Meeting Enrollments
- How to Enroll
- Calls for Papers
Symposium on "Effective Inter-agency Interactions and Governance in Comprehensive Approaches to Operations" (HFM-236 - 07/04/2014 to 09/04/2014 - Sweden)
Future Internet Architectures for Military Networks (IST-120 - 29/01/2014 to 30/01/2014 - Norway)
Subscription for the NATO Simulation Resource Library (NSRL) Prototype (MSG-NSRL - 01/01/2013 to 30/12/2013 - France)
Lecture Series on "Active Passive Electro-optic/Infrared (EO/IR) Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) Lecture Series" (SET-194 - 19/12/2013 to 20/12/2013 - Poland)
First, please note that only NATO nationals and Partnership for Peace nationals (where applicable) can enroll for STO meetings.
To enroll for one of the meetings, you should authenticate against the website in the first place. Click User Logon from the navigation bar.
Click the desired meeting from the Meeting Enrollments tab. You will be prompted with a window that describes the meeting.
Click Enrol. Firstly, you will receive a confirmation email. Later your application to enrol will be processed by the relevant authorities. Whatever the case, you will receive a notification.
Note: please contact the Collaboration Support Office if your email address has changed.
If you do not have a user account, please click I don't have a username/password from the meeting details window.
You will be prompted with a form for you to enter a valid email address and a role at the meeting. Hit Click to Enrol. Our server will check that you do not have a user account. If you do not have one, you will be prompted with a detailed form. Please note that all inputs are mandatory. Hit Enrol for your enrollment to be processed.
Firstly, you will receive a confirmation email. Later your application to enrol will be processed by the relevant authorities. Whatever the case, you will receive a notification.
Symposium on "State-of-the-art in Research on Medical Countermeasures Against Biological Agents " (HFM-239 - 13/10/2014 to 15/10/2014 - Lithuania)
Symposium on "Analysis Support to Decision Making in Cyber Defence and Security " (SAS-106 - 09/06/2014 to 10/06/2014 - Estonia)
- 25 Nov. 2013 12:00:00 GMT - NATO Secretary General discusses Balkans, Afghanistan with OSCE counterpart
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed cooperation and the global security agenda, including Afghanistan and the Western Balkans, with his counterpart from the Vienna-based Organisation for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) Ambassador Lamberto Zannier on Monday (25 November 2013).
- 25 Nov. 2013 12:00:00 GMT - Experts explore defence education development and reform in Serbia
A team of experts visited the University of Defence and the Non-Commissioned Officers Training Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, on 10 and 11 October. The aim was to explore opportunities to improve the existing defence education system and further develop the capacity of officers and non-commissioned officers.
- 24 Nov. 2013 12:00:00 GMT - NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of Alliance at Halifax Forum
NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow stressed the importance of the Alliance’s role in an increasingly volatile world during a debate at the Halifax International Security Forum on Saturday, (23 November 2013). Recalling the Beatles' "When I'm 64," the Deputy Secretary General said the transatlantic community still "needs" NATO and must "feed" the alliance by ensuring it has the capabilities and political tools to shape the security environment. This calls for more U.S. leadership, a readiness by European allies to shoulder more responsibility, and efforts by all allied leaders to make the case to their publics for continuing to invest in defence.
- 22 Nov. 2013 12:00:00 GMT - Visit to NATO by the OSCE Secretary General
The Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Mr. Lamberto Zannier, will visit NATO Headquarters on Monday, 25 November 2013. He will meet with the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
- 21 Nov. 2013 12:00:00 GMT - Deputy Secretary General attends NATO conference in Budapest
NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow discussed improving Allied capabilities and strengthening partnerships at the Hungarian National Assembly’s 17th annual NATO conference, held in Budapest on Thursday (21 November 2013). “I firmly believe that these two issues will be particularly important to keep NATO fit for the future and therefore deserve to be high on our (2014) Summit agenda,” the Deputy Secretary General said.
- 20 Nov. 2013 12:00:00 GMT - OPCW briefs NATO Russia-Council on the elimination of chemical weapons in Syria
The Special Coordinator of the United Nations-Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ms. Sigrid Kaag briefed on Wednesday (20 November 2013) the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) on the state of play of the joint UN-OPCW mission to oversee the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles and production facilities.
- 19 Nov. 2013 12:00:00 GMT - NATO Deputy Secretary General to visit Hungary
The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, will visit Hungary on 20-21 November 2013 to participate in the XVII International NATO Conference in Budapest.
|Please authenticate to access website protected areas, the STO collaborative environment, enrol for meetings. Use your STO collaborative environment credentials or the STO generic credentials to log on.
Important: Your password is case sensitive.