Major Jeroen Franssen

Information & Innovation Manager Belgian Army

Maj (GS) Jeroen Franssen has spent the first part of his carreer in operational logistics with three deployments. He combined functions in operational units with functions on the operational headquarters and the materiel resources command. During his General Staff course, he wrote a research paper on the specific problems of innovation in defence organisations, which was also the topic of his recent publication in the Military Bulletin of Belgian Defence. He works currently at the Army headquarters as innovation officer and is their SME for RAS as well.

Unmanned Ground Vehicles Conference (23 Jan)

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

12:10 DISCUSSION: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND CYBER SECURITY

·          Building & controlling AI and how to achieve verifiable and trusted standards
·          Reducing the cognitive load
·          Accountability, assurance aND safety: Certification challenges and the probability of a fatal event as a benchmark
·          Resilience challenges and how to harden AI
·          Progression debate and technological maturity
·          Cyber security issues: Resilience requirements across flexible systems and different payloads
·          Managing information and the software code within a kill chain

15:00 DISCUSSION: SENSOR FUSION, MULTI-FUNCTIONAL VEHICLES AND OPERATIONALISING THE TECHNOLOGY

·          Autonomous chassis and mission system payloads
·          Remote control of sub-systems
·          Information integration across radios, cameras, sensor systems and remote weapon systems
·          Different autonomy needs across air defence, troop support, engineer tasks, engineering/bridging
·          Interoperability and building architecture to swap payloads between vehicles
·          Coalition assured Autonomous resupply (CAAR)
·          What is the optimal force mix between robotics & manned/sensor & robotics and how can we use experiments and wargaming to find out? 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Jeroen.

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