Agenda Day 1

8:00 - 8:45 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

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Vice Admiral Duncan Potts

DG Joint Force Development (2014 to 2018)
UK MoD

9:00 - 9:30 OPENING KEYNOTE: UK DEFENCE INTELLIGENCE POLICY AND OPERATIONS

Lieutenant General James R Hockenhull OBE - Chief of Defence Intelligence, UK MoD

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Lieutenant General James R Hockenhull OBE

Chief of Defence Intelligence
UK MoD

9:30 - 10:00 FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE PROBLEM, NOT WITH THE SOLUTION

Ed Greig - Chief Disrupter, Deloitte

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Ed Greig

Chief Disrupter
Deloitte

10:00 - 10:30 HOW TO TACKLE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES? THE HUNGARIAN DEFENCE CAPABILITY TRANSFORMATION

Lieutenant General Ferenc Korom - Commander, Hungarian DefenceForces

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Lieutenant General Ferenc Korom

Commander
Hungarian DefenceForces

10:00 - 10:30 NEW OPERATIONAL DEFENSE CAPABILITY’S TRIAD (ELECTRO MAGNETIC, CYBER, SPACE REALM)

Rear Admiral Naoya Hoshi - Deputy Director General (Naval Systems), Japanese Defence Force

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Rear Admiral Naoya Hoshi

Deputy Director General (Naval Systems)
Japanese Defence Force

11:00 - 11:30 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 - 12:00 UNLOCKING HUMAN MACHINE TEAMING – THE POWER OF THE PROTOTYPE

Bill Biggs - Autonomy Portfolio Lead, QinetiQ

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Bill Biggs

Autonomy Portfolio Lead
QinetiQ


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Rear Admiral John F. “Oscar” Meier

Incoming Commander
US Navy Warfare Development Command


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Professor Mart Noorma

Science and Development Director
Milrem Robotics


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Melanie Rovery

Editor UGVs
Jane’s

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Colonel Sébastien de Peyret

Director of Army Battle Lab
French Army

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Professor Mart Noorma

Science and Development Director
Milrem Robotics

13:30 - 14:30 NETWORKING LUNCH


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Major General William F. Mullen

Commanding General, Training and Education Command
US Marine Corps

15:00 - 15:30 HOW A SINGLE SYNTHETIC ENVIRONMENT TRANSFORMS C2, TRAINING, PLANNING AND EXPERIMENTATION

Brigadier Frazer Michael Lawrence OBE QCVS - Director, Joint Warfare, UK JFC
  • Pursuing MILTECH and exploiting the potential of simulation for decision support
  • Developing interoperable, accessible and deployable synthetic environment to support decision making at all levels of warfare
  • Enhancing Ingestion of real time intelligence to provide course of action analysis faster than real time in both the planning and execution of operations
  • Allowing commanders to visualise, simulate and interact with highly complex problems prior to informing agile real-world decision making
  • Informing agile real-world decision making and hosting test and evaluation; war gaming; and mission rehearsal activity
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Brigadier Frazer Michael Lawrence OBE QCVS

Director, Joint Warfare
UK JFC

  • Modeling training in the context of future multi-domain operations. How can we facilitate experimentation to augment the value of synthetic training?
  • How can we leverage technologies of the future to deliver next-generation training? What role will VR and AR have in wargaming?
  • How can we improve the linkage of synthetic mission training systems and simulator networks to enable multi-entry and multi-location training exercises?
  • How can we enhance delivery of high-fidelity simulations and provide the Warfighter the opportunity to exercise all Warfighting Functions across the full Operational Environment?
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Air Marshal (Ret'd) Sir Christopher Harper KBE

Former Director General
NATO International Military Staff

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Brigadier Frazer Michael Lawrence OBE QCVS

Director, Joint Warfare
UK JFC

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Major General William F. Mullen

Commanding General, Training and Education Command
US Marine Corps

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James Kidner

Director of Partnerships
Improbable

16:00 - 16:30 AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING


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Adrian Friend

Head of Defence, National Security & Public Safety
Esri UK


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Major General Rob Magowan CB CBE

Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff (Capability and Force Design),
UK MoD

17:45 - 17:55 CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE

Vice Admiral Duncan Potts - DG Joint Force Development (2014 to 2018), UK MoD
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Vice Admiral Duncan Potts

DG Joint Force Development (2014 to 2018)
UK MoD

18:00 - 19:00 CONFERENCE DRINKS RECEPTION