24 - 26 September, 2019 | Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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
Major General Sean Gainey, Deputy Director for Force Protection, J-8 at US Joint Staff

Major General Sean Gainey

Deputy Director for Force Protection, J-8
US Joint Staff

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

Joe DeAntona, VP & Business Development at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

Joe DeAntona

VP & Business Development
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

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
Thomas Doss, Assistant Program Executive Officer, International at PEO Missiles and Space

Thomas Doss

Assistant Program Executive Officer, International
PEO Missiles and Space

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
Peter Woodmansee, Division Chief, Integrated Air & Missile Defense at HQ US European Command

Peter Woodmansee

Division Chief, Integrated Air & Missile Defense
HQ US European Command

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

·          Skykeeper BMC4I: tailoring air defence for active requirements

Richard Turner

Business Development Manager - Ground Based Air Defence
Lockheed Martin

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
Lieutenant Colonel Vlastimil Hujer, Chief of Staff, 25th Air Defence Missile Regiment at Czech Armed Forces

Lieutenant Colonel Vlastimil Hujer

Chief of Staff, 25th Air Defence Missile Regiment
Czech Armed Forces

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

  • 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
Dr Leigh Moore Jr., NATO Joint Capability Group on Ground Based Air Defense at NATO

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 
Arne Nolte, GBAD Marketing at Diehl

Arne Nolte

GBAD Marketing
Diehl

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
Manfred Eggers, Project Manager- Communications, Air & Missile Defence Programme at NATO Service & Procurement Agency

Manfred Eggers

Project Manager- Communications, Air & Missile Defence Programme
NATO Service & Procurement Agency

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

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

  • 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
Mr Brian Lihani, Chief at Aerospace Warning Branch, HQ NORAD

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

Darren Nicholls

Sales Executive EMEA
CRFS

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
Colonel Mark Lachapelle, Commander 22 Wing at Royal Canadian Air Force

Colonel Mark Lachapelle

Commander 22 Wing
Royal Canadian Air Force