Early bird expires this Friday | Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2016

Top Quote SMi's 2nd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability conference will address recent industry developments to help enhance protection of military vehicles and those carrying out missions through this vital land force asset. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 29, 2016 - Combining the latest updates from elite land forces, with the technical expertise of combat vehicle industry leaders; including General Dynamics, BAE Systems Hδgglunds, ARTEC, Lockheed Martin and Rheinmetall Defence, SMi's 2nd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability returns on the 23rd - 24th November 2016 in London, UK. From a detailed analysis of operational requirements and future capability development to the cutting edge technology at the forefront of force protection, this unique meeting will provide the ideal platform for advancement in this vital area for the land domain.

    The 2016 agenda features the following:
    Military Speakers
    • Chairman: Major General David Cullen (retd), Former Assistant Chief of the General Staff, UK Ministry of Defence
    • Brigadier General Markus Laubenthal, Chief of Staff, US Army Europe
    • Brigadier General Didi Ben Yoash, Head of Future Combat Vehicle Team, Israeli MoD
    • Colonel William Nuckols, Director for Mounted Requirements, Manoeuvre Centre of Excellence, US Army
    • Colonel Nick Pilon, Director, Land Requirements, Canadian Armed Forces
    • Colonel Klaus Schiefenbusch, Chief of Combat Division, Concepts and Capabilities Development Centre, German Army
    • Colonel Dag Sψberg, Director Armaments Branch, Norwegian Army
    • Colonel Tomas Dvoracek, Director, Land Forces Armaments, Armaments and Acquisition Division, National Armaments Office, Czech MoD
    • Lieutenant Colonel Mark Brown, Director, Capability Integration, Manoeuvre Branch, United States Marine Corps
    • Major Eoin Carson, SO2 Infantry Fighting Vehicles, Armoured Trials and Development Unit, British Army
    • Captain Christophe Cailleau, Head of DGA Land Systems Simulation Department, DGA
    • Captain Geoffrey Rutkowski, Technical Manager, Jaguar Vehicle, DGA

    Defence Research Speakers
    • Dr Mike Dalzell, Capability Advisor, Mounted Close Combat, Capability Directorate, Combat, British Army HQ
    • Professor Bryn James, Senior Fellow, Platform Systems Division, DSTL, UK
    • Dr Arild Skjold, Senior Scientist, Land Systems Division, FFI, Norway
    • Mr Perry Wells, Senior Project Manager, National Research Council, Canada
    • Mr Hans-Josef Maas, Project Leader, Referent Vetronics, Systronics, BAAINBw, Germany
    • Mr Piet-Jan Leerdam, Scientific Research Manager, Force Protection, TNO, Netherlands
    • Mr William Hooper, Senior Survivability Engineer, Platform Systems Division, Platform Survivability Group, DSTL, UK

    Industry Speakers
    • Mr Jens Schroeter Dipl. Ing. TU, Senior Director Engineering, General Dynamics European Land Systems - Mowag
    • Mr Michal Bieniek Dipl. Ing. ETH, Head of Heavy Platforms, General Dynamics European Land Systems - Mowag
    • Mr Dan Lindell, Platform Manager, Combat Vehicles, BAE Systems Hδgglunds
    • Mr Marius Thiart, VP Business Development and Sales, Protection Systems, Rheinmetall Defence
    • Mr Thomas Bristow, Environmental System Design Authority, Engineering, Lockheed Martin UK
    • Major (ret) Kevin Sloan, Former British Army, International Business Development Manager, Soucy Defense
    • Mr Stefan Lischka, Managing Director, ARTEC
    • Mr Roger Sloman, Managing Director, Advanced Blast & Ballistic Systems
    • Mr Taylor Hayley, Business Development, Skydex Technologies

    To view the full speaker line-up and conference programme, visit http://www.favsurvivability.com/1888pressrelease

    Plus, don't miss the pre-conference workshop taking place on 22nd November 2016 in London, UK:
    Countering IED Threats: Understanding the Operational Environment and Developing Proactive Solutions
    Led by: Mr Robert Shaw, Former Head of Counter-IED Training, NATO ISAF, C-IED Advisor, UNMAS, UN

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