Reading, United Kingdom
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The Air Land Integration Conference will be held in Reading, United Kingdom on the 7th & 8th June 2023.
The 2023 ALI Conference will examine how UK Defence and key partners will re-orientate ALI from COIN to Large Scale Combat Operations. It will build upon the 2022 ALI conference theme of Adapting the Fight; and look at ALI in a contested environment where we will need to seek the integration of all domains. The conference will be organised by Omega Conferences and Events, and be attended by industrial partners; ALI practitioners from the UK, NATO and wider; DE&S and the Air and Army capability customer.
The conference will be run in cooperation with the Joint Air Liaison Organisation at RAF Air Command.
The full agenda is currently being developed.
The ALI Conference will be attended by requirements and acquisition officials from the Land and Air Systems divisions on national procurement bodies, as well as senior military Officers from nations across the world. Also present will be the senior management of the leading industry contractors providing relevant technologies.
For security reasons we will only provide the conference location on request or to registered attendees. Please email digby.williams (at) omconf.com for the location.
Group booking of 3 or more delegates = 10% discount
For Sponsorship and Exhibition packages please contact us for details.
The full agenda is work in progress. The following keynote speakers are confirmed at this time:
Air-Land Integration Requirements to Credibly Deter Russia in Europe
Professor Justin Bronk, Senior Research Fellow for Airpower and Technology, RUSI
Royal Air Force ALI and ISTAR
Air Vice Marshal Phil Robinson, AOC 11 Gp, Royal Air Force
HQ ARRC ALI
Maj Gen Mike Keating, COS, HQ ARRC
Gladiator and Autonomous Collaborative Platforms (ACP), Airs Approach to Synthetic Training and Integration of ACP
Wg Cdr Graham Prager, Capability Strategy, HQ Air Command, Royal Air Force
Joint All Domain C2
Rear Admiral Susan BryerJoyner, Deputy Director C4/Cyber Systems, J6, US Joint Staff
L3 Harris Industry Technology Briefing
Safran Industry Technology Briefing
Glenair Industry Technology Briefing
BMC4I & NATO JAGIC Development
Wg Cdr Darren Haith, RAF, Officer Commanding, UK ASOS
US 19th BCD Capabilities & Efforts
Col Kevin Jackson USAFE, Commander, US 19th BCD
NATO BCD Efforts & ALI
LTC Antonio Hardy USAF, Chief LANDCOM BCD, NATO Allied Air Command
UK Commando Force ALI
Major Thomas Jarrett, Battery Commander, HQ Bty, 29 Commado Regiment, Royal Artillery
Forsberg/Teleplan AS Industry Technology Briefing
NATO FAC Cell
Lt Col Jonathan "Lurch" Laatsch, USAF, Chief, FAC Cell, NATO Air Command
JEDI NATO JTAC Enterprise Data tool
Piotr Wójcik, Product Manager Team D, Innovation Hub, NATO Allied Command Transformation
French German AGOS
Lt Col Julien Charpentier, French Air Force, Commander, FRA-DEU AGOS
Overview of the Canadian Armed Forces JTAC Programme
Maj Alex Prymack, JTAC Program Manager, Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre
Training at JFACTSU
Sqn Ldr Chris Scott, RAF, Officer Commanding, Joint Forward Air Control Training & Standards Unit, Royal Air Force
More to come shortly....
The briefings currently being arranged will deliver a UK and International ALI overview with highlights as follows:
Day 1 Morning: Context of current operating environment - Prof Bronk
Day 1 Morning : AVM Robinson & Maj Gen Keating "Operate" briefings
Day 1 Afternoon: 2 x senior "Capability" briefings
Day 2 Morning: BM4CI briefings
Day 2 Afternoon: International Schoolhouse and Training briefings
The focus of military thinking has returned to conventional operations and countering a near peer threat. This must be done against a background of increased threat and financial restraint that will put training and equipment programmes under pressure. ALI 2023 will feature presentations from various nations that focus on the preparation, training, equipment and Joint Fires support provided to the Multi Domain Battlespace. Topics to be covered include:
• Air Land Integration
• Digital Interoperability
• Doctrinal Updates
• Air Platform Capabilities
• National Equipment & Training Programmes
• Synthetic Training
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