07 - 09 April, 2020 | London, UK

Conference Day One

8:00 am - 8:50 am REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

8:50 am - 9:00 am CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS

Colonel Jeremy Tuck, Former Medical Director at NATO ARRC

Colonel Jeremy Tuck

Former Medical Director
NATO ARRC

9:00 am - 9:40 am THROUGH THE CRYSTAL BALL – EMERGING GLOBAL STRATEGIC TRENDS

  • Identifying global strategic trends; adapting to cope with an era of rapid change
  • Assessing threats to global health and security
  • Defining tomorrow’s global operating environment. Threats and challenges for joint forces
Major General Mitch Mitchell, Director, Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre at UK Ministry of Defence

Major General Mitch Mitchell

Director, Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre
UK Ministry of Defence

9:40 am - 10:20 am HOST-NATION KEYNOTE ADDRESS: DELIVERING A JOINT UK MEDICAL CAPABILITY FOR THE FUTURE

  • Balancing competing requirements in an era of change
  • Sustaining readiness to deploy medical capability on operation whilst securing the home base
  • Building collaboration and partnership to prepare for global operations
Air Vice-Marshal Alastair Reid, Defence Medical Director at UK Ministry of Defence

Air Vice-Marshal Alastair Reid

Defence Medical Director
UK Ministry of Defence

  • What will be the characteristics of future joint force combat operations?
  • How will the changing character of conflict impact clinical delivery?
  • How equipped are combat medics to meet a changing requirement for deployed care?
Air Vice-Marshal Alastair Reid, Defence Medical Director at UK Ministry of Defence

Air Vice-Marshal Alastair Reid

Defence Medical Director
UK Ministry of Defence

Rear Admiral Colin G. Chinn (Tentative), Joint Staff Surgeon, Joint Staff at US Department of Defense

Rear Admiral Colin G. Chinn (Tentative)

Joint Staff Surgeon, Joint Staff
US Department of Defense

Major General Mitch Mitchell, Director, Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre at UK Ministry of Defence

Major General Mitch Mitchell

Director, Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre
UK Ministry of Defence

10:40 am - 11:20 am COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:20 am - 12:00 pm MAINTAINING CLINICAL EXCELLENCE ON THE FUTURE BATTLEFIELD

  • Readying the force for peer operations in a contested operating environment
  • Offsetting insecure lines of communication by delivering advances in pre-hospital care
  • Finding new ways to deliver medical services in the deployed environment. Developing commercial partnerships to support clinical delivery
Rear Admiral Colin G. Chinn (Tentative), Joint Staff Surgeon, Joint Staff at US Department of Defense

Rear Admiral Colin G. Chinn (Tentative)

Joint Staff Surgeon, Joint Staff
US Department of Defense

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm RECRUITING AND RETAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF COMBAT MEDICS

  • Generating a force for the future
  • Attracting and retaining talent to ensure that armed forces has access to the skill it needs to effectively meet the demands of future deployed care
  • Adapting the training model to suit the demands of a more complex and versatile operating environment
Brigadier General Andrea Leitgeb, Director of Evaluation at Austrian Armed Forces

Brigadier General Andrea Leitgeb

Director of Evaluation
Austrian Armed Forces

12:40 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm PARTNERSHIP IN PRACTICE – SAFEGUARDING DEPLOYED MEDICS

  • Reducing attacks on medical services operating in conflict zones
  • Partnering with the ICRC to support the safe integration of non-military medical teams
  • Advancing force health protection for complex operations
Major General (Retd.) Roger Van Hoof, Secretary General at International Committee of Military Medicine

Major General (Retd.) Roger Van Hoof

Secretary General
International Committee of Military Medicine

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm WHERE WILL MEDICAL FIT WITHIN THE FUTURE HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE?

  • Where does a medical response, military and non-military, fit within a broader humanitarian response to disaster and other complex emergencies?
  • Creating a platform which can facilitate the sharing of information to support security risk management, the health cluster and the overall humanitarian response
  • Facilitating on-the-ground NGO/military coordination in the absence of a UN support infrastructure
Lisa Reilly, Executive Director at European Interagency Security Forum

Lisa Reilly

Executive Director
European Interagency Security Forum

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE OF DEPLOYED HOSPITAL CARE SOLUTIONS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE

  • Delivering deployed care in response to complex threats to global health
  • Coordinating an international medical response - overcoming limitations to interoperability and partnership
  • Balancing the demands of tactical and non-tactical operations - challenges for the future
Lieutenant General Martin Bricknell, Professor of Conflict, Health and Military Medicine at Kings College London

Lieutenant General Martin Bricknell

Professor of Conflict, Health and Military Medicine
Kings College London

  • Overcoming foundational barriers to coordination between humanitarian actors in delivering care to deployed populations
  • Is the emergency medical community, military and non-military, equipped to respond to a dynamic global security context?
  • Collaboratively meeting future challenges to global health. Countering infectious disease and CBRN
Lieutenant General Martin Bricknell, Professor of Conflict, Health and Military Medicine at Kings College London

Lieutenant General Martin Bricknell

Professor of Conflict, Health and Military Medicine
Kings College London

Major General (Retd.) Roger Van Hoof, Secretary General at International Committee of Military Medicine

Major General (Retd.) Roger Van Hoof

Secretary General
International Committee of Military Medicine

Lisa Reilly, Executive Director at European Interagency Security Forum

Lisa Reilly

Executive Director
European Interagency Security Forum

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm CLOSE OF DAY ONE