Next Monday, 25 March at 12:30, in the Isdefe assembly hall, the 7th National Congress on Defence and Security R&D (2019m DESEi+d) will take place. Also at that event, the ISDEFE R&D book awards will be presented, containing the ten finalists from the previous Congress.
The presentation will feature Ms María Amparo Valcarce García, Director General of Military Recruitment and Training (DIGEREM), and Admiral Santiago Ramón González Gómez, Director General of Armaments and Materiel for the Ministry of Defence, who will open and close the event, respectively, along with Isdefe’s CEO, Mr Francisco Quereda Rubio.
Then, Division General José Luis Murga Martínez, Deputy Director General of Planning, Technology and Innovation at the Ministry of Defence, Brigadier General Pedro José García Cifo, Deputy Director General of Military Training, and Colonel Santiago Aguado Arroyo, Director of the Cavalry Academy in Valladolid, will review the previous congress, highlighting its results and presenting the communications received involving technology and innovation strategies for defence and R&D in teaching members of the armed forces.
There will then be a round table, “Presentation of the 2018 Isdefe R&D Book Award”, which will be moderated by Mr Jesús Alonso Martín, Isdefe’s Director of Business Development, and feature the winners from previous editions of the award: from 2016, Mr Miguel Ángel Trujillo de FADA – CATEC, from 2017, Mr Raúl López Sánchez from INTA and from 2018, Mr Mateo Burgos García from the UPM.
The announcement for the next 2019 DESEi+d Congress will be made by Division General José Luis Murga Martínez, Deputy Director General of Planning, Technology and Innovation at the Ministry of Defence and Captain Jesús Ángel Paz Pena, Commanding Officer of the Navy’s School for Non-Commissioned Officers in San Fernando, Cádiz, which will be hosting the next Congress.
A Spanish wine will be served to cap off the presentation ceremony.
See the programme.
To sign up for the event, please fill in the registration form.