10 - 12 December, 2019 | Salzburg Barracks, Salzburg, Austria

Agenda Day 2

8:30 am - 9:10 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:10 am - 9:50 am OPERATING AND COORDINATING AIR POWER IN A DENSE ECM ENVIRONMENT

  • Sustaining access to accurate information in the context of the contemporary threat environment
  • Strengthening capability of Digital and Data Warfare systems to optimise tactical situation analysis
  • How should offensive and defensive ECM measures be deployed to allow for accurate deployment of air assets
Major General Dariusz Malinowski, Commander, Air Operations Centre at Polish Operational Command

Major General Dariusz Malinowski

Commander, Air Operations Centre
Polish Operational Command

9:50 am - 10:30 am CYBER RESILIENCE OF KEY ON BOARD SYSTEMS AND THE C2 INFASTRUCTURE

  • Hardening of digital platforms to ensure network resilience against potential disruption
  • Finding ways to safely transfer information and intelligence between partners through network systems
  • Capitalising on the information capabilities of air assets to enable heightened situational awareness
Colonel Jan Susekar, Director, Future Development Office at Czech MoD

Colonel Jan Susekar

Director, Future Development Office
Czech MoD

10:30 am - 11:10 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:10 am - 11:50 am PROVIDING STRATEGIC FLEXIBILITY THROUGH EFFECTIVE AIR MOBILITY

  • Preparing pilots for diverse mission requirements of multiple dynamic missions in the region
  • Assessing the increasingly complex operating environment to ensure readiness of future European air operations
  • Leveraging airlift, logistics and forward support to enable rapid manoeuvre

10:50 am - 11:50 am PANEL DISCUSSION: ASSESSING COMBAT READINESS OF EASTERN EUROPEAN AND NATO PARTNERS

  • How will NATO have to adapt to ensure readiness to protect airspace and counter the peer-adversarial threat?
  • Are there sufficient modern assets available to allow for rapid deployment of reactionary forces?
  • What are the obstacles that may hinder the capability to deploy air assets at short notice and in partnership with regional allies?
  • How must tactics, training and procedures, as well as the current acquisition priorities towards platforms, systems, weapons and technologies need to change to best suit this?
Justin Bronk, Research Fellow, Military Sciences at Royal United Services Insitute

Justin Bronk

Research Fellow, Military Sciences
Royal United Services Insitute

12:50 pm - 1:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm ENHANCING JOINT DEPLOYMENTS FOR EASTERN EUROPEAN OPERATIONS

  • Considering future requirements for the ongoing collaborative security and deterrence mission
  • What role will allied air power play in enforcing air power for both nations and the wider region?
  • Understanding how regional networking/knowledge pooling can help strategic and operational decision making
Lieutenant Colonel Viesturs Masulis, Chief of Staff at Latvian Air Force

Lieutenant Colonel Viesturs Masulis

Chief of Staff
Latvian Air Force

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm ENFORCING SOVEREIGNTY THROUGH AIR POWER

  • Improving mobility and readiness for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s armed forces
  • Preparing for joint air operations in a multi domain environment
  • Enhancing the availability of strategic lift to enable the effective deployment of ground forces

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm TRAINING FUTURE COMBAT AIR FORCES TO SUPPORT REGIONAL SECURITY

  • Preparing pilots for diverse mission requirements of multiple dynamic missions in the region
  • Assessing the increasingly complex operating environment to ensure readiness of future European air operations
  • How can joint exercises with regional and NATO partners help address any potential interoperability gaps?
Major Michael Rosenqvist, MFTS Project Manager at Swedish Air Force

Major Michael Rosenqvist

MFTS Project Manager
Swedish Air Force

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm CLOSING KEYNOTE: SUPPORTING FUTURE REGIONAL DEPLOYMENTS

  • Modernising current infrastructures to allow facilitate future operations 
  • Does the current support and logistics chain allow for the deployment of advanced combat air and rotary capabilities?
  • How can regional availability of support assets extend the range of multi-domain units?

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS

5:10 pm - 5:10 pm END OF CONFERENCE