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We are delighted that the NEDS 2021 will again take place physically this year. November 18 we would like to welcome you for the physical event in Ahoy Rotterdam. 

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08:00-17:00
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Exhibition Open
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Plenary morning program
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10:00-10:05
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Opening plenary program
Moderator N. (Nick) Schoemaker
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Podium area

Time
10:05-10:10
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Welcome
Drs. A.M.C. (Angelien) Eijsink, chair NIDV
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Time
10:10-10:25
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Keynote drs. E.H.Th.M. (Ed) Nijpels
"Climate change mitigation and the Armed Forces"
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10:25-10:40
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Ministry of Defence(tbc)
“Sustainable Armed Forces”
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10:40-10:55
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Main Sponsors SAAB/Damen
“D&S Industry towards sustainable solutions”
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10:55-11:05
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Winner NIDV Innovation Challenge
Challenge: Swarming drones
Award presented by Brigadier General Jos Pieters, Director of Knowledge, Strategy and Innovation for the Royal Netherlands Military Police

Challenge: Hydrogen for Defence
Award presented by Jan Terlouw, managing director Saab Nederland

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11:05-11:15
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Presenting Jan Gmelich Meijling Thesis Award
Vice Chief of Defence B.G.F.M (Boudewijn) Boots
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11:15-11:45
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Paneldiscussion
“Sustainability of mobility sectors and D&S”
-R. Verkerk, Chairman Netherlands Maritime Nation (NML)
-M. Hendriksen, Primary Spokesman Topsector High Tech Systems and Materials (HTSM)
-Dr. Ir. A. Veenman, Primary Spokesman Logistics

Clips regarding "The importance of sustainability for the armed forces"
- Army Commander Lieutenant General M.H. (Martin) Wines
- Air Force Commander Lieutenant General D. (Dennis) Luyt
- Navy Commander Vice Admiral R.P. (Rene) Tas

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Time
11:45-11:50
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Closing of plenary program
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Time
12:30-13:30
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Lunch
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Exhibition floor/cofee corners

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14:00-16:00
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Afternoon program, contract signings and breakout sessions
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17:00
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Exhibition closes
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