Meet the Speakers

Speakers


Mike Feltham
Mike Feltham
Head of Innovation Exploitation, jHub Digital
UK Joint Forces Command

Chairman


General Sir Richard Barrons
General Sir Richard Barrons
Former Commander, Joint Forces Command (2013-2016)
Conference Chairman
Air Marshal (Ret’d) Graham Stacey KBE CB
Air Marshal (Ret’d) Graham Stacey KBE CB
Former Chief of Staff
NATO Allied Command Transformation

2019 Confirmed Speakers


Sir Simon Bollom
Sir Simon Bollom
Chief Executive
DE&S
Lieutenant General James R Hockenhull OBE
Lieutenant General James R Hockenhull OBE
Chief of Defence Intelligence
UK MoD
Lieutenant General Ferenc Korom
Lieutenant General Ferenc Korom
Commander
Hungarian DefenceForces
Air Marshal Edward Stringer CB CBE MA BEng RAF
Air Marshal Edward Stringer CB CBE MA BEng RAF
Director General Joint Force Development & Director Defence Academy
UK MoD
Air Marshal (Ret'd) Sir Christopher Harper KBE
Air Marshal (Ret'd) Sir Christopher Harper KBE
Former Director General
NATO International Military Staff
Major General Rob Magowan CB CBE
Major General Rob Magowan CB CBE
Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff (Capability and Force Design),
UK MoD
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE,
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE,
Director Military Digitisation
UK JFC
Rear Admiral Andrew Burns OBE
Rear Admiral Andrew Burns OBE
Commander UK Maritime Strike Force & Rear Admiral Surface Ships
Royal Navy
Major General William F. Mullen
Major General William F. Mullen
Commanding General, Training and Education Command
US Marine Corps
Rear Admiral John F. “Oscar” Meier
Rear Admiral John F. “Oscar” Meier
Incoming Commander
US Navy Warfare Development Command
Rear Admiral Naoya Hoshi
Rear Admiral Naoya Hoshi
Deputy Director General (Naval Systems)
Japanese Defence Force
Brigadier Frazer Michael Lawrence OBE QCVS
Brigadier Frazer Michael Lawrence OBE QCVS
Director, Joint Warfare
UK JFC
Air Commodore Tim Neal-Hopes
Air Commodore Tim Neal-Hopes
Head Joint User C4ISR & Cyber
UK Ministry of Defence
Commodore Ian Annett
Commodore Ian Annett
CIO and ACOS Information Warfare
Royal Navy
Brigadier General Dionigi Loria
Brigadier General Dionigi Loria
Director National Supply Centre
Italian Army
Colonel Dan Cheesman
Colonel Dan Cheesman
Chief Technology Officer
Royal Navy
Colonel Sébastien de Peyret
Colonel Sébastien de Peyret
Director of Army Battle Lab
French Army
Colonel Claudio Icardi
Colonel Claudio Icardi
Chief of Concept Development, Centre for Defence Innovation
Italian Armed Forces
Lieutenant Colonel Arnel David
Lieutenant Colonel Arnel David
SO1 Strategic Analysis Branch, Special Assistant to the Chief of the General Staff
US Army
James Arroyo
James Arroyo
Director
Ditchley Foundation
David Tagg-Oram
David Tagg-Oram
Artificial Intelligence & Data Programme Director
Royal Navy
Adrian Holt
Adrian Holt
Innovation Scout
jHub
Melanie Rovery
Melanie Rovery
Editor UGVs
Jane’s
Andrew Cunningham
Andrew Cunningham
Executive Director – Innovation
UK Defence Solutions Centre
Ed Greig
Ed Greig
Chief Disrupter
Deloitte
Bill Biggs
Bill Biggs
Autonomy Portfolio Lead
QinetiQ
Professor Mart Noorma
Professor Mart Noorma
Science and Development Director
Milrem Robotics
Adrian Friend
Adrian Friend
Head of Defence, National Security & Public Safety
Esri UK
Alexander Gounares
Alexander Gounares
CEO
Polyverse Corporation
James Kidner
James Kidner
Director of Partnerships
Improbable
Jason Atlas
Jason Atlas
CTO
Adarga