Printer Friendly

Agenda Released for Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2016.

London, United Kingdom, September 15, 2016 --( Combining the latest updates from elite land forces, with the technical expertise of combat vehicle industry leaders; including General Dynamics, BAE Systems Hagglunds, ARTEC, Lockheed Martin and Rheinmetall Defence, SMi's 2nd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability returns to London on 23rd - 24th November 2016. 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.

This year's Speaker Panel features:

Military Speakers

• Brigadier General Markus Laubenthal, Chief of Staff, US Army Europe

• Brigadier General Derek Macaulay, Chief of Staff Army Strategy, Canadian Army

• 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 Klaus Schiefenbusch, Chief of Combat Division, Concepts and Capabilities Development Centre, German Army

• Colonel Dag Soberg, 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 Claus Johansen, Head of the Armoured Vehicles Study and Development Branch, Danish Army Combat & Fire Support Centre

• Colonel (retd) Mike Smith, TARDEC Science & Technology Advocate at the Manoeuvre Centre of Excellence, United States Army

OEMs and 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 Hagglunds

• Mr Marius Thiart, VP Business Development and Sales, Protection Systems, Rheinmetall

• 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

Plus New Chairman Confirmed: Major General David Cullen (retd), Former Assistant Chief of the General Staff, UK Ministry of Defence

To view the full speaker line-up and conference programme, visit

Plus, don't miss their interactive pre-conference workshop:

Countering IED Threats: Understanding the Operational Environment and Developing Proactive Solutions

Hosted by: Mr Robert Shaw, Former Head of Counter-IED Training, NATO ISAF, C-IED Advisor, UNMAS, UN | 22nd November 2016 | Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK

Contact Information:

SMi Group

Vinh Trinh

+44 (0) 20 7827 6140

Contact via Email

Read the full story here:
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2016 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback (Press Releases)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Sep 15, 2016
Previous Article:Dr Somdutt Prasad Invited as a Moderator for the First Prof Krishnendu Sarkar Memorial Oration & CME.
Next Article:MCCE and USTRANSCOM Confirm Their Speakers at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters