28 - 30 May, 2019
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, London, United Kingdom

MAIN CONFERENCE DAY TWO | 30 MAY

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

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Lieutenant General Raymond Palumbo

Former Director for Defense Intelligence - Warfighter Support
U.S. Department of Defense

·         Evaluating deficiencies of the current network, particularly its complexity, fragility, and limited applicability in expeditionary warfare
·         Establishing a unified network to dominate cyber electromagnetic activities
·         Ensuring command post mobility and survivability in a dynamic, lethal combat environment
·         Exploiting AI and advanced interfaces to consolidate intuitive and seamlessly integrated networks for cross domain operations and expeditionary warfare in contested environments 
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Major General David Bassett

Program Executive Officer for Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T)
US Army

9:45 am - 10:15 am INDUSTRY INSIGHTS IAI


10:15 am - 10:45 am OPERATIONAL DECISION MAKING IN COMBAT SITUATION – AN ITALIAN SOF EXPERIENCE

Major General Nicola Zanelli - Commanding General, Italian Joint Special Forces
·         Accelerating decision-making at all echelons
·         Operating in the ‘grey zone’ and advancing situational awareness in COIN operations
·         Ensuring seamless communications network and effective battlespace management
·         Transforming TTPs for future operations
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Major General Nicola Zanelli

Commanding General
Italian Joint Special Forces

10:45 am - 11:15 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:15 am - 11:45 am STRENGTHENING COMMUNICATION NETWORKS AND C2ISR FOR COIN OPERATIONS

Major General Nicacio Martínez-Espinel - Commander, Colombian National Army (Subject to Final Confirmation)
·         Examining current capabilities and modernisation requirements
·         Establishing resilient communication networks for COIN and urban operations
·         Enhancing mission planning and force execution for 2025 and beyond
·         Developing effective, accurate and informed decision-making
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Major General Nicacio Martínez-Espinel

Commander
Colombian National Army (Subject to Final Confirmation)

11:45 am - 12:25 pm C2ISR FOR MULTI-DOMAIN OPERATIONS

Brigadier Philip J Clark - Deputy Director (Operations) J2, US Central Command
·         Assessing volatile security dynamics and increasing regional stability in support of enduring US interests
·         Evaluating the role of cyber and space assets in land operations
·         Enhancing situational awareness at the tactical level
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Brigadier Philip J Clark

Deputy Director (Operations) J2
US Central Command

12:15 pm - 12:55 pm THE FUTURE OF SPANISH ARMY ISR IN THE CONTEXT OF MULTI-DOMAIN OPERATIONS

Colonel Angel Gomez Gonzalez - Commander, 1st Intelligence Regiment, Spanish Army
·         Intelligence collection and analysis of non-physical peculiarities in deployed operations
·         Lessons learned from training Iraqi soldiers in ISR tactics as a part of COIN
·         Mapping out future modernisation requirements and development priorities in the near-term
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Colonel Angel Gomez Gonzalez

Commander, 1st Intelligence Regiment
Spanish Army

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

·         Examining active protection and target acquisition
·         Employing UAS for intelligence gathering
·         Interoperability and reconnaissance in a multinational task force 

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Brigadier General Dan Ionescu

Commander 18th Reconnaissance and Surveillance Brigade
Romanian Land Forces

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm STRENGTHENING ARMY NETWORKS FOR URBAN OPERATIONS

Colonel Fayiq Jameel Abdullah - Border Security Directorate, Jordanian Armed Forces
·         Developing resilient ISR networks to support Jordanian border security
·         Overview of cap\ability modernisation and the JC4ISR Fiber Optic Wide Area Network Programme
·         Enhancing manoeuvrability in complex terrain and information on the move

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Colonel Fayiq Jameel Abdullah

Border Security Directorate
Jordanian Armed Forces

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm INTEROPERABLE SYSTEMS IN THE INFORMATION AGE

Murray Davidson - Director Service Strategy, NATO Communications and Information Agency
·         Closing the OODA Loop at tempo in Acquisition
·         Addressing the non-functional elements of successful technology adoption
·         Shifting the mindset from asymmetric warfare to near-peer conflict 
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Murray Davidson

Director Service Strategy
NATO Communications and Information Agency

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

·         Evaluating the planned acquisition of electro-optical sensor systems, tactical UAVs, and ground control systems
·         Addressing the role of tactical UAVs in congested battlespaces
·         Ensuring effective C4i links for dispersed formations
·         Outlining future capability development and modernisation objectives 
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Major Kondylis Georgios

OF-3 All Sources Intelligence Directorate
Hellenic Armed Forces

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm COMPETING IN THE GREY ZONE: A CROATIAN PERSPECTIVE

Confirmed Representative Representative - Representing Chief of Army Staff, Croatian Armed Forces
·         Incorporating EW and enhancing space/counterspace, cyber, cyber-enabled psychological operations to win in future conflict
·         Achieving unlimited connectivity and sharing data at speed
·         Rethinking current communication circuits for coalition-level operations
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Confirmed Representative Representative

Representing Chief of Army Staff
Croatian Armed Forces

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Lieutenant General Raymond Palumbo

Former Director for Defense Intelligence - Warfighter Support
U.S. Department of Defense