*Containing the spread of IEDs as a global weapon of choice for violent extremists
*Fostering whole-of-government approach to the IED threat
*Improving guidance on EOD reporting and messaging
*Ensuring IEDs too costly to produce and too risky to employ by:
- Attacking networks that emplace IEDs
- Training our forces to protect themselves
*Advancing the ability to detect and neutralize improvised or homemade explosives (HME)
*Next generation robotics, bomb suits, and radiographic systems
*Equipment and procedures to fight the IED threat through
communications, vehicles, exploitation techniques, ECM, kinetic tools
*Next-Gen Standoff explosives detection capabilities
*Lightweight tools and explosives for dismounted operations
At our Summit you will have the ability to:
Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the most complex issues facing the IED community.
Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover some of the latest technologies to effectively and efficiently transform EOD/IED/ Countermine force.
Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are given the opportunity to address our speaker faculty with their questions or comments and will receive a pre-Summit questionnaire for precise questions and subject matters you would like our speakers to address.
The EOD/IED & Countermine Symposium is compliant with Department of Defense operating guidelines, and adheres to the most recent standards of the Office of General Council, Standards of Conduct Office:
*Currently, SOCO advisory 09-03: 7.(a)… purposes of jer 3-211 (a)(7) the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), OGE standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch: currently 5 cfr part 2635 and 31 u.s.c. 1353 as it pertains to OGE standards
*Qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41 and is compliant with The Office of Government Ethics, Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch: currently 5 CFR part 2635 and 31 U.S.C. 1353 as it pertains to OGE Standards.
*The EOD/IED & Countermine Symposium is open to all Federal employes and is considered a compliant education and training forum.