New Commanding General at The U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center to Deliver Briefing at The Defence Safety Conference This October in London

Top Quote SMi Group Reports: Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Daugherty will present at the Defence Safety Conference on the 1st and 2nd October in London. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 14, 2018 - Brigadier General Timothy J Daugherty, Commanding General, US Army Combat Readiness Center has confirmed his participation at the inaugural Defence Safety Conference, taking place in London, United Kingdom on the 1st and 2nd October 2018.

    He will be presenting on: “The U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center (USACRC): Maximising Force Protection and Safety”, covering:

    • How the USACRC ensures safety for Soldiers and Army civilians
    • Training officers in aviation and ground safety
    • Accident Investigation and leveraging this for future accident avoidance
    • Harnessing safety to ensure the Army’s status as the world’s most ready and capable military force

    This conference is the first of its kind, with a specific focus on aviation, land and maritime safety.

    Supported by The Defence Safety Authority (DSA), part of the UK Ministry of Defence, the conference will be chaired by: Lieutenant General Richard Felton, Director General, DSA.

    When describing the event Lt Gen Richard Felton said:
    “The aim of the Conference is to identify and promote ‘what works’ and discuss ‘how we can do better’. Essentially, this includes the safe delivery of defence capabilities and the parts that operational users, equipment and service delivery organisations and research and development play in defence safety. I hope we will identify good practice and those who procure, provide and operate Defence equipment and services will benefit.”

    Other senior leaders presenting at the conference include:

    • The Right Honourable Tobias Elwood MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Defence People and Veterans, British Government
    • Sir Simon Bollom, Chief Executive, Defence Equipment and Support, UK MoD
    • General Sir Gordon Messenger, Vice Chief of Defence Staff, UK MoD
    • Lieutenant General Nick Pope, Deputy Chief of General Staff, British Army
    • Vice Admiral Ben Key, Fleet Commander, Royal Navy
    • Major General Odin Johannessen, Chief of Army, Norwegian Armed Forces
    • Major General Kees Matthijssen, Deputy Commander, Royal Netherlands Army
    • Air Marshal Stuart Atha, Deputy Commander Operations, Royal Air Force
    • Brigadier General Roberto Soria Martinez, Head of Land Systems, Spanish Ministry of Defence
    • Ministerialrat ass. iur. Michael Brand, Directorate-General for Infrastructure, Environmental Protection and Services, German Federal Ministry of Defence

    And many more.

    The conference brochure and full speaker line up is available to download from:

    All active UK Military Personnel and Government Employees, as well as all active Foreign Government and Foreign Military will, be granted free admission to the event

    Registrations can be requested on the event website at:

    Conference Sponsors for 2018 are:
    Lead Sponsor: BAE Systems
    Gold Sponsors: Babcock, Leonardo, QinetiQ and Thales
    Exhibited by: Adelard LLP, Baines Simmons, BMT, Burgess Consulting Limited, MBDA and tlmNexus Ltd

    Sponsorship opportunities are now extremely limited. For details on sponsoring, speaking and exhibiting at the Defence Safety conference this October, please contact: Sadia Malick on: +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email: smalick ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    Defence Safety Conference
    Supported by The Defence Safety Authority
    1st and 2nd October 2018
    London, United Kingdom

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