Main Conference Day One - 25 September

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

9:00 am - 9:10 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:10 am - 9:40 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: INTEGRATING AIR MISSILE DEFENCE FOR MUTI-DOMAIN OPERATIONS

·          Improving Air Missile Defence integration across multiple domains and multiple systems to provide a single air defence picture
·          Revising the force structure to improve AMD forces ability to defeat multiple complex and multiple attacks
·          Upcoming joint, bilateral, and multilateral war game initiatives

9:40 am - 10:10 am INDUSTRY'S ROLE IN DELIVERING MULTI-DOMAIN CAPABILITIES TO THE WARFIGHTER

10:10 am - 10:40 am PROVIDING THE DECISIVE EDGE - DEVELOPING AND SUSTAINING MISSILE AND SPACE SYSTEMS FOR THE US ARMY

·          Outlining the Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space portfolio of projects and responsibilities
·          Developing next generation capabilities to be more effective in mitigating aerial threats
·          Supporting integration of current and future sensors, providing an effective IAMD capability

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

11:10 am - 11:40 am EUCOM’S APPROACH TO COUNTERING THE FULL SPECTRUM OF THREATS

  • Building a multi-layered network of systems to provide 360 degree AMD coverage
  • Examining the Phase 3 of the European Phased Adaptive Approach, reinforcing air defence across Eastern Europe
  • Counter A2/AD developments

11:40 am - 12:10 pm LOCKHEED MARTIN'S GBAD FAMILY OF SYSTEMS

·          Skykeeper BMC4I: tailoring air defence for active requirements

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm THE IMPLEMENTATION AND MODERNISATION OF THE CZECH ARMED FORCES AIR DEFENCE SYSTEMS

  • An insight into the Czech geostrategic positions and threat priorities
  • Modernising VSHORAD, SHORAD, and MSAM systems to build a layered air defence
  • Potential collaboration with other users in the region

12:40 pm - 1:10 pm THE CURRENT AND FUTURE VISION FOR AIR DEFENCE IN SLOVAKIA

·         An insight into Slovak Air Force Air threat priorities
·         Building a layered air defence  utilising the SA-6,SA-10 & SA-18 capabilities
·         Air Force modernisation priorities - acquiring 3D radar and updating legacy equipment

1:10 pm - 2:10 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm DEVELOPING JOINT CAPABILITY IN MULTI-DOMAIN ENVIRONMENTS FOR INCREASED AMD COVERAGE

Dr Leigh Moore Jr. - NATO Joint Capability Group on Ground Based Air Defense, NATO
  • Understanding the rapidly evolving threat from UAS, RAM, BMD and HGV’s
  • Sustaining interoperability and mission readiness when developing a global air defence network across multiple organisations
  • Integrating Joint Force networks for increased air and missile defence coverage
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Dr Leigh Moore Jr.

NATO Joint Capability Group on Ground Based Air Defense
NATO

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm LAYERED AIR DEFENCE - TAILORED TO YOUR MISSION

·          Threat spectrum
·          Very short, short and medium range air defence in system of systems architectures
·          Protection of moving land forces
·          Countering drones with lethal and non-lethal effectors 

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm MULTINATIONAL COOPERATION AND PROCUREMENT IN AIR DEFENCE

·          The role of the NSPA in supporting and advising NATO allies for maintaining and extending your air defence network
·          Modelling your air defence procurement plan, and delivering the best fit solution to your individual requirement
·          The air defence acquisition process in practice

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm MAXIMISING THE EARLY WARNING NETWORK AGAINST ADVANCED CAPABILITIES

Mr Brian Lihani - Chief, Aerospace Warning Branch, HQ NORAD
  • Consolidating airspace management and maintaining an active all round radar defence
  • Identifying capability gaps created by new ballistic and hypersonic capabilities
  • NORAD response to Russia LRA
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Mr Brian Lihani

Chief
Aerospace Warning Branch, HQ NORAD

4:40 pm - 5:10 pm AUGMENTING EXISTING RADAR AND AIR DEFENCE SYSTEMS WITH PASSIVE RF GEOLOCATION

·          3D TDOA geolocation for rapid, accurate updates, simultaneous tracking of multiple airborne emitters ranging from LSS UAV to high-speed, high-altitude aircraft
·          CRFS 3DTDOA solution live demonstration

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm CANADIAN CHALLENGES IN THE FUTURE BATTLE SPACE

·          Canadian Air Defence and the future operating environment
·          Cyber for the air defence network: implications and future challenges
·          Joint considerations for the future battlespace