Conference Day One

Conference Day One: Tuesday 29th May

07.15 COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

08.00 WELCOMING ADDRESS

08.05 CHAIRMAN'S OPENING ADDRESS

Brigadier (Retired) Tim Allen
Royal Armoured Corps
British Army

08.15 Keynote Address: ANALYSING THE UAE’S PREFERRED ARMOURED VEHICLE PROCUREMENT STRATEGY

UAE_forces Brigadier Rashed Al Kaabi
Deputy Director, Maintenance Corps
UAE Armed Forces GHQ

08.45 OPERATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE UAE’S CURRENT ARMOURED VEHICLES TO DETERMINE AREAS FOR FUTURE OPTIMISATION

UAE_forces Brigadier Hassan Mohammed Sultan Bani-Hamad
Commander, 5th Armoured Brigade
UAE Ground Force

09.15 INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION: FUTURE ARMOURED VEHICLES, WHERE SHOULD THE CAPABILITY FOCUS BE PLACED

Lieutenant General Gianfranco Giglio
Head of Land Procurement Agency
Italian Army

Brigadier Kyösti Halonen
Chief, Army Materiel Command
Finnish Armed Forces

Guerman Goutorov
Chief Executive Officer
Streit Group

10.00 OFFICIAL TOUR OF VEHICLE EXHIBITION

Featured Vehicle: Spartan, Streit Group

10.30 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

11.00 ASSESSING THE ITALIAN ARMYS LIGHT ARMOURED VEHICLE CAPABILITIES, UPGRADES AND NETWORK INTEGRATION

Lieutenant General Gianfranco Giglio
Head of Land Procurement Agency
Italian Army

11.30 PROTECTED MOBILITY: RESTORING THE BALANCE IN THE IRON TRIANGLE

Mr Ulrich Fischer
General Manager
DCD Protected Mobility

12.00 LUNCH, DHUHR PRAYER AND NETWORKING BREAK

13.00 OFFICIAL TOUR OF VEHICLE TENT

Featured Vehicle: NIMR, NIMR Automotive

13.30 OUTLINE OF THE LIBYAN ARMY’S CURRENT AND FUTURE ARMOURED VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS

Colonel Aref Elshaeri
Director of Vehicle Management
Libyan Army

14.00 UPCOMING ADVANCES IN HVAC FOR VEHICLE APPLICATION

Mr Nagarajan Sridharan
CEO
Fedders Lloyd

14.15 ACHIEVING PROCUREMENT SUCCESS THROUGH THE COMPARISON OF DESIRED REQUIREMENTS AND FUTURE OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS

Brigadier General JB Simms
Director General Land Capability Development, Chief of Staff Land Strategy
Canadian Army

14.45 CHAIRMANS CLOSING REMARKS & AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK