19 - 21 November, 2019 | Hotel Swissôtel Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia

MAIN CONFERENCE DAY ONE

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:00 am - 9:10 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

General (retd.) Riho Terras, Commander at Estonian Defence Forces (2011-2018)

General (retd.) Riho Terras

Commander
Estonian Defence Forces (2011-2018)

9:10 am - 9:40 am HOST NATION WELCOME ADDRESS


Major General Indrek Sirel, Deputy Commander at Estonian Defence Forces

Major General Indrek Sirel

Deputy Commander
Estonian Defence Forces

9:40 am - 10:00 am ESTONIAN FIRES MODERNISATION AND INCREASING ITS CONTRIBUTION TO NATO AND REGIONAL SECURITY


Lieutenant Colonel Arbo Probal, Artillery Inspector at Estonian Defence Forces

Lieutenant Colonel Arbo Probal

Artillery Inspector
Estonian Defence Forces

10:00 am - 10:20 am INCREASING FIREPOWER AS THE FIRST STEP TO MORE MODERN FIRES CAPABILITIES


Lieutenant Colonel Kaarel Mäesalu, Self-Propelled Howitzer K9EST Project Manager at Estonian Defence Forces

Lieutenant Colonel Kaarel Mäesalu

Self-Propelled Howitzer K9EST Project Manager
Estonian Defence Forces

10:20 am - 10:40 am COMPOSITE ARTILLERY BATTALIONS: TACTICAL FLEXIBILITY OR BUDGET CONSTRAINTS?

Major Rauno Viitmann, Chief of S3 in Artillery Battalion at Estonian Defence Forces

Major Rauno Viitmann

Chief of S3 in Artillery Battalion
Estonian Defence Forces

10:40 am - 11:10 am MOBILE SOUND RANGING ARRAY


Alex Koers, Co-founder & Director at Microflown AVISA

Alex Koers

Co-founder & Director
Microflown AVISA

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

11:40 am - 12:10 pm PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR ALLIED LAND FORCES READINESS AND ENHANCING INTEROPERABILITY


Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Pereira, Chief of Joint Fires and Effects at NATO Allied Land Command

Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Pereira

Chief of Joint Fires and Effects
NATO Allied Land Command

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE EVOLUTION OF INDIRECT FIRE


Shane Cohen, VP Sales & Marketing at UVision Air Ltd.

Shane Cohen

VP Sales & Marketing
UVision Air Ltd.

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm NORWEGIAN INDIRECT FIRES TRANSFORMATION

Colonel Kjartan Søyland, Inspector of Artillery and Air Defence at Norwegian Army

Colonel Kjartan Søyland

Inspector of Artillery and Air Defence
Norwegian Army

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm THE INCREASING NEED FOR MUZZLE VELOCITY RADAR

Brigadier General (retd.) Benny Mehr, Chief of Staff, Northern Command at Israeli Defence Forces

Brigadier General (retd.) Benny Mehr

Chief of Staff, Northern Command
Israeli Defence Forces

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm THE FINNISH ARMY’S APPROACH TO BALANCING ARTILLERY WITH LONG RANGE MISSILE PLATFORMS

Colonel Pertti Holma, Chief of Artillery at Finnish Army

Colonel Pertti Holma

Chief of Artillery
Finnish Army

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm REIMAGINING JOINT FIRES: WINNING THE FIREFIGHT AND FIGHTING THE DEEP


Colonel Hugh Baker, Deputy Commander 1st Artillery Brigade, Royal Artillery at British Army

Colonel Hugh Baker

Deputy Commander 1st Artillery Brigade, Royal Artillery
British Army

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm EXPLORING THE USE OF INDIRECT FIRES WITHIN THE CONCEPT OF MULTI-DOMAIN OPERATIONS


Colonel Seth Knazovich, Commander, 41st Field Artillery Brigade at US Army Europe

Colonel Seth Knazovich

Commander, 41st Field Artillery Brigade
US Army Europe

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm FRENCH ARTILLERY DEVELOPMENTS : “BUILDING ON FEEDBACK OF OPERATIONS”


Lieutenant Colonel Laurent Ducrot, Deputy Director, Studies and Prospective Division, Artillery School at French Army

Lieutenant Colonel Laurent Ducrot

Deputy Director, Studies and Prospective Division, Artillery School
French Army

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm DIGITALIZATION OF FIRE SUPPORT COMMAND AND CONTROL AS A KEY INTEROPERABILITY REQUIREMENT IN MULTINATIONAL OPERATIONS BETWEEN EFFECTIVENESS AND VULNERABILITIES

·         Increasing responsiveness, effectiveness and accuracy of fire support among partners in multinational operations using digital integrated systems
·         Developments and achievements for Romanian artillery command and control system to become fully interoperable within a multinational fire support force
·         When and how can digital fires be highly vulnerable
·          Updating and refocusing Romanian artillery training to preserve responsiveness of indirect fires in degraded operations
Lieutenant Colonel Radu Monoranu, Deputy Commander, Field Artillery and Air Defence Artillery Training Centre at Romanian Land Forces

Lieutenant Colonel Radu Monoranu

Deputy Commander, Field Artillery and Air Defence Artillery Training Centre
Romanian Land Forces

6:00 pm - 6:10 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE


General (retd.) Riho Terras, Commander at Estonian Defence Forces (2011-2018)

General (retd.) Riho Terras

Commander
Estonian Defence Forces (2011-2018)