10 - 12 March, 2020 | The Hurlingham Club, London, United Kingdom

Main Conference Day Two

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

Mr Matt Roper, Chief, Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, at NATO Communications and Information Agency

Mr Matt Roper

Chief, Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance,
NATO Communications and Information Agency

9:10 am - 9:40 am OPTIMISING INTELLIGENCE ASSETS: CONNECTIVITY AND EXPLOITATION IN THE DIGITAL ERA

·         French Air Force C4ISR long-term acquisition priorities
·         The Air Force’s current ISR portfolio and legacy aircraft – optimizing for air-space-cyber integration
·         How are advances in sensors enabling improved battlespace management and ISR?
·         Addressing connectivity, leveraging AI and enhancing sensor fusion to advance decision making


Major General Frederic Parisot, Deputy Chief of Staff Future Plans at French Air Force

Major General Frederic Parisot

Deputy Chief of Staff Future Plans
French Air Force

9:40 am - 10:10 am REAKTOR KEYNOTE


10:10 am - 10:40 am ITALIAN AIR FORCE MULTIDOMAIN C2ISR

·         The Air Force’s current ISR portfolio, mission priorities and challenges
·         Optimising collection management, airborne ISR assets and the exploitation of data sets
·         Space-Cyber implications for Air force C2ISR

10:40 am - 11:10 am MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING

11:10 am - 11:40 am OPTOMISING THE DECISION ADVANTAGE

·         Utilising enhanced PED infrastructure to disseminate globally sourced data
·         Operating a network of Airborne assets to collect and manage data
·         The role of automated systems in the future of ISR data analysis

11:40 am - 12:10 pm ECLIPSE KEYNOTE



12:10 pm - 12:40 pm AIR COMMAND AND CONTROL:IMPROVING THE DECISION ADVANTAGE

• Overview of Hellenic Air Force Air C2 capabilities and development
• Bringing homogeneity in C2 for enhanced battle management capability
• Developing and implementing new systems to enable full Air C2 on offensive and defensive operations
• Utilising big data and collective decision making in C2 environments  
Lieutenant Colonel Nikolaos Kipenis, Air Battle Management-Weapons Control at Hellenic Air Force

Lieutenant Colonel Nikolaos Kipenis

Air Battle Management-Weapons Control
Hellenic Air Force

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm ANNUAL INDUSTRY LEADERS PANEL

·         How should governments look to enhance their business processes and acquisition models to ensure that they can rapidly deliver space and cyber capabilities to the warfighter?
·         How will industry exploit the opportunities that new testing and evaluation initiatives of software and ISR systems present, and how will they manage the associated risks and ensure return on investment?
·         How are prime contractors adapting their cultures to keep pace with technological advancements in the non-traditional defence sector?
·         Is the industrial base and acquisition process equipped to deliver innovation in space and cyber technologies at scale? 




1:40 pm - 2:40 pm LUNCH & NETWORKING

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm SEAMLESS INFORMATION DOMAIN INTEGRATION: ENABLING ISR TO FLOURISH IN A CYBERSECURE C2ISR ENTERPRISE

• Service cybersecurity strategy – developing scalable, robust networks to enable effective intelligence dissemination and decision making 
• Industry’s role in baking in cybersecurity at point of development 
• How has our understanding of the space and cyber domain in the context of MDO evolved and matured?


Lieutenant Colonel Shaun Lamb MBE, SO1, Space & AI, Joint User C4ISR & Cyber at UK Ministry of Defence

Lieutenant Colonel Shaun Lamb MBE

SO1, Space & AI, Joint User C4ISR & Cyber
UK Ministry of Defence

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm SPACE: A NEW ERA OF MULTIDOMAIN OPERATIONS

·         A NATO perspective on the evolving space landscape and new emerging threats and opportunities
·         The NATO Space Policy: political, operational and technical implications for C2ISR
·         Space resiliency and AI-enabled PED from space  

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm Afternoon Tea

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm CYBERSPACE: THE FOURTH DOMAIN OF OPERATIONS

·         Understanding the cyber threat, implications for MDC2
·         CyoC mission and achieving operational status: 2023
·         Obtaining real time intelligence and responding to cyber threats

Group Captain Neale Dewar, Operations Branch Head, Cyberspace Operations Centre at NATO SHAPE

Group Captain Neale Dewar

Operations Branch Head, Cyberspace Operations Centre
NATO SHAPE

4:40 pm - 5:10 pm DELIVERING NATO’S CYBER DEFENCE CAPABILITY IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

·         Leading the development and implementation of cyber defence policy across NATO
·         Challenges for thinking about and articulating future cyber defence technologies
·         Working with industry to be creative in capability development

Christian-Marc Liflander, Head of Section, Cyber Defense Division at NATO

Christian-Marc Liflander

Head of Section, Cyber Defense Division
NATO

Air Marshal Stuart Evans, Former Deputy Commander, NATO Allied Air Command at RAF

Air Marshal Stuart Evans

Former Deputy Commander, NATO Allied Air Command
RAF

Mr Matt Roper, Chief, Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, at NATO Communications and Information Agency

Mr Matt Roper

Chief, Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance,
NATO Communications and Information Agency