8:30 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE
9:00 am - 9:30 am HOST NATION: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
9:30 am - 10:00 am ARMOURED VEHICLES PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
· Changes and challenges of modern conflicts and wars
· Armoured vehicle performance and trends today
· New solutions ,add on systems for vehicles and troops on the ground
10:00 am - 10:30 am ARMOURED AND MECHANISED CAPABILITY BUILDING IN A NEW SECURITY ERA: A HUNGARIAN APPROACH
· Outlining current armoured and mechanised capability and relative to the complex security context the Hungarian Armed Forces currently faces – which includes the use of armoured vehicles in response to the migration of refugees on the Hungarian borders of Croatia, Serbia and Romania
· What are the consequenses of the Zrínyi 2026 modernisation programme for the Hungarian Land Forces?
· Future plans, strategic priorities and challenges
11:00 am - 11:50 am PANEL DISCUSSION: LAND FORCE COMMANDERS – DEFINING THE SECURITY CHALLENGES OF THE REGION AND THE BEST WAY FORWARD
· What are the future security challenges and dilemmas faced by the region’s land forces, and what role can armoured vehicles play in addressing these challenges?
· What lessons can we take from recent land force operations to apply and prepare for the threats of tomorrow?
· What collaborative strategies can be employed to increase coordination and joint-capability between Eastern European nations?
· How can industry and military work together more efficiently to deliver the required solutions to meet mission requirements?
11:50 am - 12:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: INDUSTRY LEADERS DISCUSSION
· What are the trends and armoured vehicle developments in Eastern Europe over the last 10 years?
· What are the technological breakthroughs and performance requirements of the vehicles that the region’s vehicle users are looking for?
· How do the panellists perceive military expenditures amongst Eastern European countries, and how would they anticipate future opportunities related to armoured vehicle demand from end-users?
· How important is local partnership content models & what are the benefits?
12:30 pm - 1:40 pm NETWORKING LUNCH
1:40 pm - 2:10 pm UKRAINIAN ARMOURED VEHICLE PERFORMANCE FEEDBACK FROM THE DONBASS
· Enhancing the security of armoured combat vehicles based on the experience of the armed conflict in the Donbass
· Reviewing combat damage to armoured vehicles during the conflict in the Donbass
· Insights into the Ukraine’s indigenous defence manufacturing base and the way forward
2:10 pm - 2:40 pm CROATIAN LONG TERM MODERNISATION PROGRAMME: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE CROATIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY
· Protecting national interests while being able to participate alongside allied forces in NATO- or EU-led operations
· Training to deploy sustainable forces of a battlegroup size within the Mechanized battalion to Peace Support Operations
· Outlining the different roles and capabilities of Croatia’s Armoured Mechanised Guard Brigade and the Mechanised Guard Brigade
2:50 pm - 3:20 pm AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING
3:20 pm - 3:50 pm IN SERVICE SUPPORT PREPARATION IN AN INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME
· How can national requirements be implemented in a multinational programme?
· How can different national logistic concepts be supported in a cooperative ISS Phase?
· What are the main aspects to prepare for common ISS?
· How can an entirely new capability be fielded in the Army?
3:50 pm - 4:20 pm NSPA SUPPORT TO THE CURRENT BOXER USER NATIONS THROUGH THE IN-SERVICE SUPPORT PHASE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE MRAV PROGRAMMES
· Bringing together in a single organisation NATO’s logistics and procurement support activities, providing integrated multinational support solutions for its stakeholders
· Support to Operations and Exercises; Life Cycle Management (including the large-scale acquisition) and Services
· How can industry support the transition into the ISS Phase and the ISS Phase?