Conference

NATCON - the international tech-science conference on „Maritime technology for defence and security” is an result of the co-operation between Ośrodek Badawczo-Rozwojowy Centrum Techniki Morskiej S.A., the Polish Naval Academy and the Gdansk International Fair Co. The Conference derives from organized since 1987 by OBR CTM Military Maritime Technology Symposium, which was changed into NATCON Conference organized by OBR CTM and Naval Weapons Institute of the Polish navy Academy. Furthermore, thanks to co-operation between OBR CTM S.A., the Polish Naval Academy and Gdańsk International Fair Co, The NATCON Conference is organized as an accompanying event to the BALT MILITARY EXPO, Baltic Military fair.

The forthcoming eight edition of conference will be held June 25th - 27th, 2018 at the exhibition and convention centre of the Gdańsk International Fair Co. – AMBEREXPO, Gdańsk, Żaglowa Street 11.
Conference sessions comprehensively cover maritime systems and technology on military domain, maritime security (incl. critical infrastructure protection) and safety at sea (incl. sea rescue).
The aim of the conference is to spread international, regional platform for knowledge exchange between science, industry and prospective users, and industry and R&D institutions from Baltic region.   
The scientific part of the conference is under OBR CTM S.A. and Polish Naval Academy's responsibility, and the commercial part, connected with the widely understood industry and the end-user – is under the Gdańsk International Fair Co. responsibility.
From 2012, according to the agreement signed at the 3rd Nov 2011, this conference is an integral element of coming editions of the BALT MILITARY EXPO fair, fully integrated with its basic goals.
The sessions will be held in Polish and English language (with simultaneous translation).


The 6th International Tech-Science Conference NATCON “Naval Technologies for Defence and Security” co-financed from “science funds” for dissemination of science of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, contract no 1133/P-DUN/2014, in the amount of 29.055 PLN.

The 7th International Tech-Science Conference NATCON “Naval Technologies for Defence and Security” co-financed from “science funds” for dissemination of science of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, contract no 1134/P-DUN/2015, in the amount of 66.488 PLN.