1 March, 2017
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM REGISTRATION & COFFEE
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM MILITARY DIVERSIFICATION, TRAINING & THE ROLE OF THE FUTURE ENGINEER
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM SPANISH ARMY ENGINEERS IN THE LAND FORCESMiguel García García de las Hijas, Instruction, Training and Evaluation Subdirectorate Commander, Spanish Army Major Jose Luis Ruiz Garcia, G3 – Ops, Chief, Army Engineer Command HQ, Spanish Army
- How can you train engineers to combat the future threat environment?
- Should training be standardized across NATO / UN members and if so, what demands will this place on training methods?
- Where are the investments being made across the training function?
- What role might technology play in the future and what impact will this have on operational personnel?
Miguel García García de las HijasInstruction, Training and Evaluation Subdirectorate Commander
Major Jose Luis Ruiz GarciaG3 – Ops, Chief, Army Engineer Command HQ
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM ADVANCED RADAR AND ELECTRO-OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR SURFACE LAID IED DETECTIONSamuel Schijvarg, Senior Systems Engineer, IAI ELTA Systems Ltd., Israel
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM TRAINING AND PREPARING THE FORCENick Kennedy, Training Development Officer, Command Training Squadron, DEMS Training Regiment, British Army
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM ENHANCING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MILITARY ENGINEERING SUPPORT TO NATO AND OTHER COALITION OPERATIONSEnric Campos Carbonell, OF-3 ESP A, Military Engineering Centre of Excellence, NATO
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM NETWORKING LUNCH
1:30 PM - 1:30 PM DRIVING ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ENERGY EFFICIENCY AT THE CENTRE OF FUTURE MILENG PLANNING FOR OPERATIONSLuca Dottarelli, Head of Concept and Doctrine Development Division, NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ENERGY INTELLIGENCE OR SMART ENERGY?Bob Sinkler, Director, Water Infrastructure, The Nature Conservancy & Former Chief, Army Environmental Programs, The Pentagon
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM SHOW & TELL: ENERGY SYSTEMS, NEW MATERIALS & DEPLOYABLE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR 2020 AND BEYONDHenry Snaith, Lecturer, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
In this unique session we look at a number of explorative concepts, geared at providing innovative energy and utilities solutions, not currently in mainstream production. This is your opportunity to help shape and offer practical and military guidance to some truly exciting capabilities, which are aimed at benefiting such areas as smart energy, optimizing current power sources and deployable infrastructure.
Henry SnaithLecturer, Department of Physics
University of Oxford