29 - 30 May, 2019 | Hilton London Olympia , London, United Kingdom

Agenda Day 2

8:30 - 9:00 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

Air Marshal (retd.) Sir Christopher Harper, Former Director General at NATO International Military Staff

Air Marshal (retd.) Sir Christopher Harper

Former Director General
NATO International Military Staff

  • Overview of Brazilian Air Force operations highlighting CAS capability requirements
  • COMPREP Mission, activities and experiences
  • Training with simulations in the Brazilian AF for cost-effective CAS mission practice
  • Current challenges for CAS preparation and insight into future plans
Air Chief Marshal Antonio Carlos Egito do Amaral, Commander of the Air Preparation Command (COMPREP) at Brazilian Air Force

Air Chief Marshal Antonio Carlos Egito do Amaral

Commander of the Air Preparation Command (COMPREP)
Brazilian Air Force

Lieutenant Colonel Marcos De Oliveira Macedo, Squadron Commander at Brazilian Air Force

Lieutenant Colonel Marcos De Oliveira Macedo

Squadron Commander
Brazilian Air Force

  • Introduction to Bangladesh Air Force including CAS and light attack mission sets
  • Bangladesh AF training initiatives including air-land integration with armed forces
  • Practices and Updates of CAS activities
  • Future plans to improve air-land integration and CAS Missions
Air Vice Marshal M Abul Bashar, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Administration) at Bangladesh Air Force

Air Vice Marshal M Abul Bashar

Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Administration)
Bangladesh Air Force

10:30 - 11:00 ARCHANGEL: YOU DON’T NEED A FERRARI TO CUT THE GRASS

Sponsors:
IOMAX USA, Inc.


Seamus Flatley, Vice President, Business Development at IOMAX USA, Inc

Seamus Flatley

Vice President, Business Development
IOMAX USA, Inc

11:00 - 11:30 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

  • Training for CAS in the Nigerian AF
  • Case study: CAS operations in the fight against Boko Haram
  • Platforms requirements for the Nigerian Air Force
Air Vice Marshal Remigus Nnamdi Ekeh, Commanding Officer, Headquarters Logistics Command (HQ LC) at Nigerian Air Force

Air Vice Marshal Remigus Nnamdi Ekeh

Commanding Officer, Headquarters Logistics Command (HQ LC)
Nigerian Air Force

12:10 - 12:50 CAS ACTIVITES WITHIN THE USAF 175TH WING

  • The 175th Wing experience of CAS delivery
  • USAF approach to the Air-Ground integration challenges
  • Modernising CAS equipment
Brigadier General Paul D. Johnson, Commander 175th Wing at US Air Force

Brigadier General Paul D. Johnson

Commander 175th Wing
US Air Force

12:50 - 13:30 BUILDING COLLECTIVE TRAINING FOR CLOSE AIR SUPPORT

  • Concepts and mind-set for Collective Training
  • Establishing interoperable training for diverse roles within the CAS community
  • Training across different teams and different roles: JTAC, land commander, pilot, ISR crew and C2 personnel
Squadron Leader Martin Bindemann, Executive Officer at the Air Battlespace Training Centre at Royal Air Force

Squadron Leader Martin Bindemann

Executive Officer at the Air Battlespace Training Centre
Royal Air Force

13:30 - 14:30 NETWORKING LUNCH

14:30 - 15:10 ANGLICO’S CLOSE AIR SUPPORT PROGRAMME


Lieutenant Colonel Michael G. Hays, Commanding Officer 1st ANGLICO at U.S. Marine Corps

Lieutenant Colonel Michael G. Hays

Commanding Officer 1st ANGLICO
U.S. Marine Corps

  • Preparing CAS delivery at the Training Centre for Air Support
  • Training with simulations within the French Air Force
  • The challenges of operating within highly contested environments in the future
Lieutenant Colonel Vivien Beral, Commander of the Training Centre for Air Support, French/German Air to Ground Operations School at French Air Force

Lieutenant Colonel Vivien Beral

Commander of the Training Centre for Air Support, French/German Air to Ground Operations School
French Air Force

  • Producing synergies between allied nations
  • Lessons learnt: focus from 2019 onward into the long term
  • Future challenge: fusing data and information sharing
Lieutenant Colonel William Church, NATO Defence Planner (Air Expert), Defence Planning, Targets and Review Branch at NATO Allied Command Transformation

Lieutenant Colonel William Church

NATO Defence Planner (Air Expert), Defence Planning, Targets and Review Branch
NATO Allied Command Transformation

Air Marshal (retd.) Sir Christopher Harper, Former Director General at NATO International Military Staff

Air Marshal (retd.) Sir Christopher Harper

Former Director General
NATO International Military Staff

16:40 - 17:10 AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

17:10 - 17:10 END OF CONFERENCE