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1 March, 2017

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

Thomas Bostick, Commanding General, USACE, US Army

Thomas Bostick

Commanding General, USACE
US Army

9:00 AM - 9:00 AM MILITARY DIVERSIFICATION, TRAINING & THE ROLE OF THE FUTURE ENGINEER



  • 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 Hijas

Instruction, Training and Evaluation Subdirectorate Commander
Spanish Army

Major Jose Luis Ruiz Garcia

G3 – Ops, Chief, Army Engineer Command HQ
Spanish Army

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM ADVANCED RADAR AND ELECTRO-OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR SURFACE LAID IED DETECTION

Samuel Schijvarg, Senior Systems Engineer, IAI ELTA Systems Ltd., Israel

Samuel Schijvarg

Senior Systems Engineer
IAI ELTA Systems Ltd., Israel

Nick Kennedy

Training Development Officer, Command Training Squadron, DEMS Training Regiment
British Army

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM DEFENCE ENGAGEMENT: HOW COUNTER-EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE IS LEADING THE WAY TO DELIVER STRATEGIC INFLUENCE AND PROSPERITY

Bert Appleton, Chair, Counter-IED UK


Bert Appleton

Chair
Counter-IED UK

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM ENHANCING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MILITARY ENGINEERING SUPPORT TO NATO AND OTHER COALITION OPERATIONS

Enric Campos Carbonell, OF-3 ESP A, Military Engineering Centre of Excellence, NATO


Enric 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



1:30 PM - 2:00 PM WHAT DOES CLIMATE CHANGE MEAN IN THE WIDER CONTEXT OF SECURITY?

Neil Morisetti, Director of Strategy, UCL, STEaPP, UCL

Neil Morisetti

Director of Strategy, UCL, STEaPP
UCL

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ENERGY EFFICIENCY AT THE CENTRE OF FUTURE MILENG PLANNING FOR OPERATIONS

Luca Dottarelli, Head of Concept and Doctrine Development Division, NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence


Luca Dottarelli

Head of Concept and Doctrine Development Division
NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence

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 BEYOND

Henry 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 Snaith

Lecturer, Department of Physics
University of Oxford

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM THE COMPLEXITY AND THE CONNECTIONS, WITHIN AND BETWEEN EOD vs. C-IED

Wiggo Korsvik, SO EOD-IEDD, J3-5 Security and Protection, Norwegian Joint Headquarters

Wiggo Korsvik

SO EOD-IEDD, J3-5 Security and Protection
Norwegian Joint Headquarters

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM THE USE OF FORENSICS AND BIOMETRICS IN AN OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT

Stephen Johnson, Lecturer, Forensic Exploitation and Intelligence, Cranfield Forensic Institute



Stephen Johnson

Lecturer, Forensic Exploitation and Intelligence
Cranfield Forensic Institute

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF MAIN CONFERENCE

Thomas Bostick, Commanding General, USACE, US Army

Thomas Bostick

Commanding General, USACE
US Army