CMDR COE Annual Conference 2021

CMDR COE Annual Conference 2021

CMDR COE Annual Conference 2021Date: (02-06-2021)
City: Sofia
Location: CMDR COE
Duration: 2 days

The CMDR COE is pleased to announce that the 9th Annual Interagency Interaction in Crisis Management and Disaster Response Conference will take place on 2 - 3 June 2021 in hybrid mode (online and face-to-face) in Sofia, Bulgaria.


The Conference provides a wide platform for interaction and exchange among the CMDR community of interest- SMEs from NATO, NATO Allies and Partners, academia and the private and non-governmental sectors. Every year the event focuses on an overarching and contemporary CMDR-related theme, which is further examined by specialist panels.





The 2021 Conference features the following panels:

  • Opening Remarks and Keynote Speakers
  • Climate change as a Threat Multi-plyer
  • Enhancing Societal Resilience in aspect of Climate Change Challenges
  • Climate Change as a new challenge for NATO


Keynote-speaker invitees (TBC):

   RADM John Tammen, DCOS Strategic Plans and Policy, ACT
   Dr. Raed Arafat. Secretary of State, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Romania   
   Mr. Jean-Dominique Duliere, Head of Crises Responses and Exercises, NATO HQ IS Ops Div
   Mr. Dirk Dubois – ESDC Head
   Mr. Yordan Bozhilov, Director of Sofia Forum for Security 

The NATO Modelling and Simulation Group NMSG-187 (Space Weather Environmental Modelling) Session will be conducted on 3 June  2021.  
The preliminary agenda can be find here.
Conference fee: 85 EUR (face-to-face participants only)

Articles submission: Should you wish to submit an article for publication in the Conference proceedings (ISDN), please send it NLT 14 May.

The fee for publishing of the Article is 35 EUR.


Conference Registration Deadline (mandatory): 24 Мay 2021, 1600 EET.

Please watch the conference here: The link will be effective on 2 June 2021.
Conference POCs:

COL Dimitar DIMITROV,  Conference Director
Education and Training Branch Chief
Office: 00359 2 9224703; cell 00359 89 331 5003

Analysis and Lessons Learned Section Head, Transformation Branch
Office: 00359 2 9224747; cell 00359 89 706 7282
Courses Expert, Education and Training Branch
Office: 00359 2 9224733; cell 00359 89 706 7283

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