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Main Conference Day 1 - Monday 26 October


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08:15 - CHAIRMAN’S WELCOME AND INTRODUCTORY REMARKS


08:30 - HOST NATION KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Professor Dr. Ismail Demir, Undersecretary for Defence Industries, SSM


09:00 - Session Reserved For Local Industry Insight, Delivered by SaSaD 


09:30 - HOST NATION ADDRESS:
Mr. Hüseyin Avşar, Head of Department, Land Platforms, Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, SSM


10:00 - Session Reserved for Local Industry Insight


10:30 - MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING


11.15 - INSIGHTS FROM NATO LANDCOM AS A PRINCIPAL LAND ADVISOR
  • Ensuring the interoperability and effectiveness of soldiers and land forces within NATO
  • Looking at standardising armoured vehicle C2 capability across the Alliance
  • Understanding NATO LANDCOM’s role in supporting the accession and integration of vehicle programmes 
  • Promoting the development of doctrine and concepts 
Brigadier General Bogdan Tworkowski, Deputy Chief of Staff, Allied Land Command (LANDCOM), NATO


11.45 - Session Reserved for Local Industry Panel Discussion
This panel discussion will feature 5 of  Turkey's leading defence manufacturers who will be updating the community on:
  • The plan for self-sufficiency by 2023
  • Technology and capability development in Turkey 
  • The armoured vehicles production landscape for export 
  • The use of armoured vehicles within the Turkish military


12:15 - NETWORKING LUNCH


13:30 - FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF COMBAT AND FIREPOWER 3.0
  • DEU Army in a joint environment 
  • Conceptual development of armoured and protected vehicles 
  • Modernisation and future projects
  • Trends and visions 
Colonel (GS) Klaus Schiefenbusch, Chief of Combat Division, Concepts & Capabilities Development Centre, DEU Army


14:00 - IT’S ALL ABOUT VALUE FOR THE STATE
  • What is ‘Customer Value’?
  • Customer Value – AFV Implications
  • Example: Light-Medium AFV Chassis
  • Example: Strategic Partnership
Session Reserved for Industry Insight, CMI Defence 


14:30 - UNDERSTANDING THE INCREASING COMPLEXITY OF COMBAT VEHICLE DESIGN AND THE ARRIVAL OF DIGITAL ARMOURED VEHICLES
  • Moving away from the Trinity: Taking into consideration lethality, mobility, growth potential, signature, compatibility, interoperability, capacity and survivability
  • Effectively supporting the British Army's Equipment Programme; an update on ATDU user trials and development tasks
  • Replacing the Scimitars and the delivery of the next generation light vehicle - the Scout - between 2017 and 2020
  • Incorporating advanced computer systems and understanding the benefits of fully digitalised armoured vehicles
  • Lessons learned from Iraq and Afghanistan: How have these conflicts modified the Scout's design?
Major Kevin Sloan, SO2 (W) CVS, Armoured Trials Development Unit (ATDU), UK


15:00 - RUBBER BAND TRACK TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGHER WEIGHT BATTLEFIELD VEHICLES
  • Rubber Band Track designed for higher weight Armoured Vehicles
  • Rubber Band Track battlefield maintenance
  • Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) solutions
Session Reserved for Industry Insight, Soucy Defense  


15:30 - AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING


16:00 - ANALYSIS OF THE US ARMY'S CURRENT AND FUTURE ARMOURED VEHICLE PROJECTS
  • What are the benefits of a 'mixed-fleet' approach, using tracked and wheeled vehicles?
  • Evaluating viable solutions to replace the Bradley, M113 and Humvee 
  • Programme updates on the Armoured Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPV) and Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV)
  • Looking to the future: The requirement for an IFV that can carry a full infantry squad
Mr. Michael Smith, TARDEC Science & Technology Advocate, Maneuver Center of Excellence, US Army


16:30 - DYNEEMA® LIGHT-WEIGHT PROTECTION TO INCREASE MOBILITY, OPTIMISE PAYLOAD AND REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT
  • Cost effective spall liner systems based on Dyneema® tape
  • Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology –  Lightest armour to increase mobility and optimise payloads
  • Environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) for vehicle armour
Mr. Murat Ozmen, Specialist Application Development & Technical Service Vehicle Armour, Dyneema®


17:00 - US ARMY PERSPECTIVE: USING INTELLIGENCE TO SUPPORT ACQUISITION
  • A holistic view of the current global situation for armoured vehicles 
  • How does intelligence inform key leaders and impact their decisions?
  • Looking to the future: What are the US Army’s modernisation plans? 
Mr. Paul Villare, Chief, Foreign Intelligence Technology Division Office, HQDA ODCS G-2, US Army


17:30 - CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF DAY ONE


17:45 - NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

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