24 - 26 September, 2019 | Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington, London, United Kingdom
General Sir Richard Barrons, Former Commander, Joint Forces Command (2013-2016) at Conference Chairman

General Sir Richard Barrons


Former Commander, Joint Forces Command (2013-2016)
Conference Chairman

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining General Sir Richard.

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Agenda Day 1

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019


10:00 PANEL DISCUSSION:ENABLING PEOPLE AND DEVELOPING LEADERS THROUGH DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION

  • Mapping out the morphing nature of global threats, the acceleration of technological development, and preparing the Warfighter for challenges of Tomorrow 
  • Human Capital: How can we exploit disruptive advances to nurture talents, enhance organisational effectiveness, and facilitate strategic leader development and decision-making?
  • How can we incorporate virtual reality and sophisticated decision-making tools to transform strategic leader development?
  • Training and Educating People: retaining and developing human capital through experimentation and demonstration of new ideas

Agenda Day 2

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019


9:30 PANEL DISCUSSION: ACQUIRING DIGITAL AGE TECHNOLOGY FOR DEFENCE AND SECURITY

  • Technology is developing at an increasingly rapid pace. How can defence procurement agencies ensure that commercial technology is leveraged and incorporated for defence applications?
  • How can the acquisition of innovation be accelerated to keep pace with technological development? How can procurement agencies improve dialogue with industry to develop capability quicker?
  • How can procurement agencies support innovation and delivery of MILTECH through collaborative experimentation with industry?
  • How can industry best support concept development and evolving end-user requirements? 

14:30 FUTURE JOINT FORCE DESIGN: WHAT CAPABILITIES WILL BE FIELDED FIRST?

This round table will explore capability transformation at the joint level – assessing the impact of joint enablers and MILTECH on future force structure. It will invite participants to generate ideas and consider which technologies will be delivered and adopted first. The interactive discussion will run under the premise that there are no budgetary constraints to allow for creativity and wider exploration of the art of the possible in military capability. 

Agenda Day 3

Thursday, September 26th, 2019