NIFC Conference Schedule for 2022
NIFC Conferences are open to cleared personnel only
07 Apr | Analytic Tradecraft Initiative
An initiative devoted to the future of intelligence analysis. Explore developments to reduce uncertainty and new ways to effectively analyse emerging threats. The goals of the initiative are to exchange experiences and add vision to NATO intelligence analysis tradecraft.
26-28 Apr | Africa Conference
This conference addresses how Africa is relevant to NATO through discussions on transnational, regional, and country specific problem sets.
03-05 May | CTC Targets Conference
This is the first NATO Centralised Targeting Capacity Conference and workshop that will offer the opportunity to bring together subject matter experts from across the Alliance to examine and discuss intelligence/support to targeting within NATO. Moreover, it will offer a great chance to reflect on the progress made over the past two years while forging the way ahead for NATO and the Joint Targeting Discipline.
8 Jun | Middle East Roundtable
A one day event of analyst-to-analyst exchange on topics related to Middle East. Participants will facilitate sessions.
22-23 Jun | South Asia Roundtable
An analyst-to-analyst exchange on South Asia, including Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan. An unclassified day will leverage the expertise of guest speakers from academia and think tanks. Guests will facilitate classified sessions.
13-15 Sep | China Roundtable
This inaugural conference expands on the China Roundtable format. Briefings and working groups will focus on China’s strategic influence in areas of interest to NATO, as well as strategic and operational military capability developments. An unclassified day will leverage the expertise of guest speakers from academia and think tanks.
20-22 Sep | Cyber Conference
A workshop on specific hostile cyber actors to strengthen our community of interest and establish a baseline on the capabilities, organisation and intent of specific hostile cyber actors
27-29 Sep| Terrorism Conference
A conference addressing terrorist group activity, trends and capabilities in NSD-S. The aim will be to identify opportunities to advance terrorism analysis and understanding of the threat.
11-13 Oct | Comprehensive Russian Approach to the World (CRAW) Conference
This conference is intended to enhance the understanding of Russia’s whole-of-government approach globally. The conference will include presentations by guest speakers from academia and think tanks and NATO subject matter experts, followed by analytical assessments on Russia with a strategic look forward.