The Joint Military Training & Simulation Conference will be held in Bristol, UK on 29th & 30th June 2021. The conference will be run by Omega Conferences & Events in conjunction with the Future Indirect Fires Conference. The aim of the JMTS conference is to examine the likely development of Joint Military Training & Simulation requirements for effective Multi Domain synthetic training into the next decade. The conference will feature an authoritative speaker panel of international Military Officers and Industry experts. The conference will act as a forum to review best practise for enhancing Multi Domain Operational effectiveness via the Synthetic Training Environment.
The Joint Military Training & Simulation Conference will be run in conjunction with the Future Indirect Fires Conference. There will be two streams within one large venue. Attendees will be able to access both streams within the same ticket price. Each stream will have its own room for presentations. There will be a combined breakout area with an exhibition and catering.
By collocating the two streams (Indirect Fires and Simulation Training) we are better able to address linked contemporary Indirect Fires challenges and the Synthetic Training Environment. The Multi Domain Battlespace is increasingly complex. The technical and operational boundaries between Ground and Air Launched Fires and Manoeuvre elements are increasingly blurred by weapon & sensor ranges, precision and sensor to shooter data links. The Synthetic Training Environment is a vital component of operational readiness by creating cognitive superiority at individual, crew and collective levels. Achieving this requires a high fidelity layered Synthetic Training Environment from semi immersive platforms on tablets and smart phones to fully immersive virtual and augmented reality systems. By collocating these two events we are providing attendees access to both the Fires end user operational needs and the synthetic training solutions to those needs.
There will be two lecture theatres to host each stream and a common exhibition and catering area. Attendees to any event will have full access to the other two streams within the ticket price and may pick & choose which presentations they attend. The event will be well attended by military and government personnel responsible for the development of these areas. Locating the event in Bristol ensures good attendance from DE&S personnel located at MOD Abbey Wood and the nearby Army HQ. Good transport links via road, rail & air ensures a good attendance by Royal Air Force and Royal Navy personnel from elsewhere in the UK and by international attendees. Our policy is to offer free attendance (on a quality vetted basis) to military and government personnel thus removing a significant obstacle to their attendance.
The JMTS Stream will cover key areas within Simulation, Education & Training, including Procurement Programmes, Standards, Training & Technological development.
The Artillery Stream will cover contemporary Indirect Fires challenges associated with Find, Fix, Understand, Strike, Equip and Integrate.
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.
The event will take place in late June 2021. It is hoped that by then current restrictions on gatherings and travel will have been relaxed sufficiently for it to go ahead. Moneyback guarantee if the event doesn’t go ahead OR select the Invoice/Bank Transfer option during registration to delay payment until you know that you can attend.
Industry Delegates £1450 + VAT
Mil/Govt Delegates £0
Group booking of 3 or more delegates = 10% discount
For Sponsorship and Exhibition packages please contact us for details.
The final agenda is still work in progress and will be published soon. The following speakers and topics are confirmed at this stage:
Colonel (Retd) Alastair Rogers, Former Assistant Head of Training Capability Delivery, British Army HQ
Session 1 – Future Force Training
British Army Land Training Overview
Lt Col Jes Giles, SO1 Training Capability, Training Capability Branch, Capability Directorate, Army Headquarters
The Synthetic Training Environment and what it means to the force
Col Nicole Reinhardt, PM Synthetic Environment, PEO STRI, STE CFT, US Army (Virtual Presentation)
Gladiator – Delivering a Paradigm Shift in RAF Operational Training
Wg Cdr Ruari Henderson-Begg, SO1 Synthetics within Air Cap, Gladiator Programme Manager.
Digitisation and Collective Training
George Baber, Director Strategic Capture, Elbit Systems UK Aerospace & Simulation
In this presentation, a case study will be presented that will describe the development of the Elbit Systems’ Brigade and Battlegroup Mission Training System (B2MTC) and the associated inter-relationship with advanced C3 systems.
Session 2 – Collective Training
Linking disparate forces through a distributed network to achieve true blended live, constructive, and virtual Large Force Exercises at the strategic to the tactical level.
Lt Col Lee W Stanford, Director, and Mr Clark Swindell, Technical Director, Distributed Training Center, USAFE-AFAFRICA Warrior Prep Center, USAF
Joint Aviation Training Next (JATN) Program
Mr Flack Maguire, CEO, Virtual Flight Academy
The role of Synthetic Training in US Air National Guard operational readiness
Colonel Anthony “NEMO” Pasquale, Division Chief, NGB/A2/3/6J, US Air Force National Guard
Supporting and Enhancing Multinational Training via Distributed Synthetic Training
Colonel Heath McCormick, Director, Joint Multinational Simulation Center, 7th Army Training Command, US Army
The Centre of Simulation and Training Technologies (CSTT)
Major Zdenek Palacky, Chief of the Department of Simulation and Training Technologies Brno, Czech Army
Optimising the Learning Outcomes in an Immersive Synthetic Environment
CDR (Ret’d) Jay Ballard, CASC Contract Manager, Calian Group Limited
Synthetic environment capabilities in support of Land operations, training, and concept development
Maj Jérôme Robin-Thériault, CD, Chief Command Support, Canadian Army Simulation Centre (CASC), Canadian Armed Forces
Session 3 – Joint Fires Training & Simulation
German Joint Fires Training
Colonel Manfred Dietmar Felber, General of Artillery and Lt Col Olaf Tuneke, Chief, Fires Branch, Army Concepts and Capabilities Development Centre (ACCDC), German Army
Maximising CAS Training Effectiveness using Live Simulation
Peter Williamson, Senior Program Manager, IABG
Royal School of Artillery Joint Fires Simulation Training
Lt Col David Clarke, Chief of Staff, Royal School of Artillery, British Army
The Fires Simulators of the Spanish Artillery School
LTC Miguel Angel Cervera Martin, Chief of Simulation Center and LTC Luis Miguel Torres Sanz, Chief of Language Department, Artillery School, Spanish Army
– Joint Fire Exercise – Computer Assisted Exercise – Training Simulation Knowledge & Capabilities of the Italian Army Artillery HQ
Major Pier Vincenzo Pizzo, Integration Test Bed & Simulation Branch Chief, Targeting & Info Ops Centre, Italian Army Artillery HQ
Joint Fires Simulation and Training at the Norwegian Army Air Ground Operations School
Confirmed TBD Speaker, Norwegian Army Air Ground Operations School