Media are cordially invited to a pre-launch briefing on the Integrated Field Exercise 2014 (IFE14) on 29 October 2014 from 14.00 at the Vienna International Centre in conference room C5 (C-building, 7th floor).
The exercise will take place from 3 November to 9 December 2014, mainly in Jordan’s Dead Sea area. IFE14 will be the CTBTO’s second full-scale simulation of an on-site inspection after IFE08 in Kazakhstan and the most ambitious, realistic and challenging inspection simulation to date.
IFE14 involves some four years of preparation and over 200 exercise participants and observers. Around 150 tonnes of equipment will be in use, including state-of-the-art technologies deployed for the first time in an on-site inspection context.
- Informal briefing, Wednesday 29 October from 14.00 to 15.00, Vienna International Centre, conference room C5 (C-building, 7th floor) with Exercise Director Oleg Rozhkov and Exercise Manager Gordon MacLeod.
- VIP day, Saturday 15 November from 09.00, Dead Sea area, Jordan. Limited places, to be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Contact: Pablo Mehlhorn, Tel. +43 1 26030 6451, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Media day, Sunday 16 November: Opportunity to film field teams and the base of operation and interview exercise participants, Dead Sea area, Jordan. Limited places, to be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Contact: Pablo Mehlhorn, Tel. +43 1 26030 6451, email@example.com
- Regular video and image packages during the exercise – Contact: Kirstie Gregorich Hansen, Tel. +43 1 26030 6540, Kirsten.Gregorich.Hansen@ctbto.org
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