Niteworks Join the British Army to Deliver Training and Simulation Requirements Update

Top Quote Brigadier General (ret) Haldenby will be speaking at Land Forces Simulation & Training conference taking place on 13-14 February 2017 in London. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 27, 2017 - In the run-up to Land Forces Simulation & Training conference, SMi is delighted to announce the addition of Brigadier General (ret) Haldenby. Haldenby is Programme lead for Command and Control Force Development Programme of Nitworks for the Ministry of Defence.

    The event agenda covers 10 hours of content and attendees will benefit from an unrivalled military speaker line-up, which will bring together senior training and simulation leaders to discuss their key priorities for future capability development.

    The event will focus on the UK MoD's ongoing training transformation, with confirmed senior representation from all key stakeholders (including British Army HQ, DSTL, Defence Equipment and Support ad Niteworks). Importantly, the conference will also play host to senior training leaders from both the United States and Canadian Army.

    Presentations from UK, USA & Canadian International Training Leaders:
    Ensuring Operational Overmatch through Effective Simulation and Training at the 7th Army Training Command
    Brigadier General Aguto, Commanding Officer, 7th Army Training Command, U.S Army Europe
    Canadian Armed Forces Development of Land S&T to Support Operations and Strengthen Interoperability
    Lieutenant Colonel Jones, G5 Policy and Integration, Canadian Army Training and Doctrine Centre, Canadian Armed Forces
    Leveraging the Next generation of Technology for Live Training Systems
    Lieutenant Colonel Hemingway, Product Manager, Live Training Systems, PEO Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, United States Army
    Utilising a Synthetic Training Facility through an Immersive, Computer Generated Environment to Train up to 250 Military Personnel
    Lieutenant Colonel Harman, SO1 Combined Arms Tactical Trainer, British Army
    Chairman: Lieutenant Colonel Ormerod, SO1 Simulation, Training Branch Field Army, UK Armed Forces
    UK MoD Host Nation Address
    Colonel Rodgers, Assistant Head for Training Capability Development, UK MoD
    DSALT2 Targeting Immersion- Training Royal Artillery Battery Commanders in a Synthetic Air Land Environment
    Wing Commander Rendall, Officer Commanding Air Battlespace Training Centre, Royal Air Force
    Optimising Future Soldier Performance through Advanced and Immersive Simulation
    Dr Allender, Director, Human Research and Engineering Directorate, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
    Unifying the MoD, Industry, and Academia to Effectively Underpin the UK Defence Capability's Use of Simulation and SE for Training and Experimentation
    Mr Patel, Senior Capability Advisor, Defence and Security Analysis, DSTL

    Recent attendees include: CSTT BRNO, Logos Simulation & Training, DE&S, Canadian Army Doctrine & Training Centre, Terranis Systems Ltd, US Army Research Laboratory- Army Research

    For further information on this conference, please visit the website at:

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    Land Forces Simulation and Training Conference
    13th-14th February 2017
    London, UK

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