2020 Speaker Faculty

Conference Chairman


Lieutenant General (Retd.) Carsten Jacobson
Lieutenant General (Retd.) Carsten Jacobson
Former Commander Field Army and Vice Chief of the General Staff
German Army (2015-2018)

Early-Confirmed Speakers


Major General US Yakubu
Major General US Yakubu
Commander, Corps of Artillery
Nigerian Army
Major General Andrii Koliennikov
Major General Andrii Koliennikov
Deputy Director, Armament and Military Equipment Directorate
Armed Forces of Ukraine
Brigadier General Michel Ledanseur
Brigadier General Michel Ledanseur
Commandant, School of Artillery
French Army
Brigadier General Fabio Giambartolomei
Brigadier General Fabio Giambartolomei
Inspector of the Artillery Corps
Italian Army
Brigadier General János József Somogyi
Brigadier General János József Somogyi
Deputy Commander, Operations Branch
Hungarian Defence Force
Brigadier Ben Kite
Brigadier Ben Kite
Head of Capability Strategy and Development, Army Information Directorate
British Army
Peter J. Burke
Peter J. Burke
Deputy Project Manager, Combat Ammunition Systems (CAS), Joint PEO Armaments and Ammunition
US Army
Colonel David Lee
Colonel David Lee
Chief of Staff, Long-Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team
US Army Futures Command
Colonel Jeremy Sharpe
Colonel Jeremy Sharpe
Team Leader Artillery Systems, DE&S
UK Ministry of Defence
Colonel Manfred Felber
Colonel Manfred Felber
Commandant, Artillery School
German Army
Colonel Craig Palmer
Colonel Craig Palmer
Deputy Commander, Surveillance, 1ISR Brigade
British Army
Colonel Jan Cífka
Colonel Jan Cífka
Chief of Artillery
Czech Army
Colonel John Musgrave
Colonel John Musgrave
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff Empowerment
Headquarters Field Army
Colonel Roberto P Fernandez Rosado
Colonel Roberto P Fernandez Rosado
Head of Artillery Office for Training and Doctrine, Training and Doctrine Command
Spanish Army
Lieutenant Colonel David Clarke
Lieutenant Colonel David Clarke
Chief of Staff
Royal Artillery School, British Army
Colonel Pertti Holma
Colonel Pertti Holma
Inspector of Artillery
Finnish Defence Forces
Lieutenant Colonel Rob Hollinrake
Lieutenant Colonel Rob Hollinrake
Project Manager for Mobile Fires Platform, DE&S
UK Ministry of Defence
Lieutenant Colonel Arbo Probal
Lieutenant Colonel Arbo Probal
Artillery Inspector
Estonian Defence Forces
Lieutenant Colonel Sandel Badea
Lieutenant Colonel Sandel Badea
Commanding Officer, 285th Field Artillery Battalion
Romanian Land Forces
Lieutenant Colonel Drazen Music
Lieutenant Colonel Drazen Music
Artillery Battery Commander PzH 2000, Artillery Rocket Regiment
Croatian Army
Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Pereira
Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Pereira
Joint Fires and Effects Chief
NATO Land Command
Major Andrius Balcius
Major Andrius Balcius
Senior Fire Support Officer
Lithuanian Armed Forces
Mr Ricky Hart
Mr Ricky Hart
Principal Adviser – Land Systems (Fires)
DSTL
Osman Tasman
Osman Tasman
Land Armaments Coordinator
Defence Investment Division, NATO HQ
Confirmed Representative
Confirmed Representative
Artillery and Joint Fires Branch, Concepts and Capabilities Development Centre
German Army