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  1. 1. The World-Leading Forum For The Fighter Jet Community SAVE UP TO £799 when you book & pay by 11th Annual 19th August 2011!Advancing Future Fighter Capabilities and DeliveringCost Effective Upgrades to Maintain the Tactical Edge8th-10th November 2011 • Royal Air Force Museum, London, UKPre-Conference Focus Day: Tuesday, 8th November 2011 • Main Conference Days: 9th-10th- November 2011 Hear from an Expert International Speaker Faculty featuring: Air Vice-Marshal Stuart Atha Air Officer Commanding Number One GroupTop Benefits of Attending: Royal Air Force Major General Michael R. Boera Gain insight into major fighter programmes including Typhoon, Gripen, Rafale, Director of Requirements Super Hornet, F-22, F-35, J-20 and T-50 to assess how investment is being Headquarters Air Combat Command prioritised globally to deliver cutting edge future capability US DoD Capitalise on expertise from a diverse range of end users as they detail evolving Brigadier General John Bayne requirements and how this is shaping procurement of new fighters and Director Combat Systems upgrades to the in-service fleet South African Air Force Share in candid debate and find out how operations in Libya are impacting Captain David D. Kindley immediate upgrade plans and future thought on fighter capability development Deputy Program Manager, Mission Systems, F/A-18 & E/A-18G Program Office Analyse the future direction of the fighter market by examining in one space US Navy up-to-the-minute technological advancements being developed by leading Colonel Terrance Wood industry teams, alongside the freshest lessons from theatre Director, Aerospace Equipment Program Management (Fighters and Trainers) Canadian ForcesWhats New for 2011? Mark Pendergrass Electronic Warfare Focus Day: Join this pre-conference dedicated forum for EW Lead, Mission Systems in-depth analysis and discussion on this significant area of investment across JSF Programme Office fighter upgrades and new procurements US DoD Lieutenant Colonel Fabrice Grandclaudon Specialised briefings on Weapons, CAS and Service Life Extension: Rafale Programme Officer Providing you with a more detailed assessment of specific requirements and French Air Force capability development across these key areas shaping modernisation plans Lieutenant Colonel Rickard Nystrom Interactive round-table discussions: Enabling increased onsite time for you to Head of Aircraft Programme Section share in frank discussion with fellow Officers and Industry Experts on the hottest Swedish Air Force issues impacting future fighter development, ensuring you return home with Lieutenant Colonel Glaucio Mancini your questions answered Military Advisor to the President Historic RAF Museum venue: Enjoy the surroundings of this historic venue, Brazilian Air Force* situated on the site of the original London Aerodrome and home to over 100 Major Richard “Dino” Foster aircraft - the perfect back drop for this annual fighter community forum Chief, F-22 Branch, Air Combat Command US DoD“The Fighter Conference has become the premier event at which to Major Hans Peter Bagger Tactical Air Commandexchange views on developments in the jet fighter business – both from Head of Fighter Branchan operator’s perspective and within industry.” Danish Air ForceRob Wells, Export Future Business Manager, Eurofighter Jagdflugzeuge Request YourLead Sponsor: Conference Sponsor: Stream Session Sponsor: Session Sponsor: Complimentary VIP Pass General and Flag Officers 1 Star and FRE E Above are Invited as VIP Guests FREE PASS PASS Register online at Web: or contact us at +44 (0)20 7368 9737 or
  2. 2. 11th Annual Advancing Future Fighter Capabilities and Delivering Cost Effective Upgrades to Maintain the Tactical Edge 8th-10th November 2011 • Royal Air Force Museum, London, UK 7 Key Reasons Dear Colleague, You Cannot Miss the Would you like to gain insight into future fighter modernisation prog how investment is being prioritis ed for 11th Annual International rammes in light of recent operatio tightening budgets? ns and Fighter Conference If so, you will not want to miss this estab gain exclusive insights from senior Air lished annual meeting where you will Force and Naval Officers, Programme be able to 1 Widely knowntwothe annual must-attend for a valuable as way information Industry on how they are planning to Managers and exchange between air force operators, take forward future fighter developm navies, aircraft manufacturers and system modernisation. ent and suppliers, giving you an unrivalled view Now in its 11th year, International Figh of the future of fighter development ter is widely recognised as the world independent forum for the fighter com leading, authoritative view of the future dev munity, annually providing you with the elopment, thought and acquisitio most 2 Take away strategic analysis evaluate evolving threat spectrum to of the n priorities. potential capability gaps and ensure This year, following the recent operation you are investing resources effectively s in Libya you can expect the conferen packed with stimulating discussion arou ce to be to match end user requirements nd the performance of fighters, emp precision weapons and crucially how loyment of Top sessions providing analysis of the this is impacting future development and thought. 3 Engage and weapons payloadsdesign, sensors in candid debate on from Libyan operations include: major aircraft manufacturers and system • RAF - Hear suppliers including Saab’s Gripen team, directly from Air Vice Marshal Stuart Eurofighter and Raytheon to enable you operations team March-May 2011, to Atha, who led the UK MoD Libyan gain top-level insights on the first offen to benchmark against your own deployment of Typhoon, as well lesso sive programmes and ensure you are ns learned from the debut employment Brimstone missiles from Tornado of providing your pilots with the most cost • French effective and efficient, high pay off Navy and Air Force –Join Programm Grandclaudon and Commander Gott e Managers Lieutenant Colonel solutions is as they share Rafale performance anal including practical engagement of onm AASMs irole capabilities and the first employm ysis, ent of 4 Gain in-depth insight into Libya and lessons emerging from the latest Afghanistan from the UK, France, US, • US Navy – With EW capability rema Denmark and The Netherlands to assess ining high on the agenda don’t miss Duarte’s briefing as he provides analysis Captain Beau the impact on immediate requirements of the first deployment of the E/A-18G In addition, you will benefit from bran Growler and future plans d new dedicated briefings on wea air support missions and service life exte opportunity for deeper discussion nsion of aging aircraft, plus increased pons, close 5 Benefit from 3for andedicatedand to fighter jets days exclusive specifically through new round-tables to help you intimate networking experience enabling forward your programmes. really drive the promotion of old and new Please take a few minutes to browse relationships alike the exciting agenda lined up for you for the and visit annual event. fastest way to book your place at this must-attend 6 Capitalise on brand new round-table discussions to provide you with more opportunities to get to the heart of key I look forward to meeting you at the issues impacting the strategic and Royal Air Force Museum in London this November. technological development of fast jet air Kind regards, power 7 Receive firsttestinginsight into recentassess operations, hand and exercises to P.S ds for an evening how Air Force leaders are likely to Caroline Thorne Join colleagues and frien d intimate an structure their modernisation priorities of informal discussions ual Gala Dinner, over the immediate, medium and Senior Conference Director long-term future Ann networking at the , for more details sponsored by Raytheon ABOUT THE ORGANISERS visit Defence IQ is an authoritative news source for high quality and exclusive commentary and Keep in contact with us to hear the latest analysis on global defence and military-related topics. 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MAIN CONFERENCE AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE Main Conference Day 1: Wednesday 9th November 2011 Main Conference Day 2: Thursday 10th November 2011 07.45 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 08.00 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 08.30 CHAIRMAN’S OPENING ADDRESS 08.30 CHAIRMAN’S DAY TWO WELCOME 08.40 DEVELOPING WINNING COMBAT AIR POWER FOR EMPLOYMENT 08.40 DELIVERING EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE FIGHTER PILOT IN JOINT OPERATIONS – LESSONS LEARNED FROM UK FAST JET TRAINING IN SMALL AIR FORCES OPERATIONS IN LIBYA Brigadier General John Bayne, Director Combat Systems, Air Vice-Marshal Stuart Atha, Air Officer Commanding, Number One South African Air Force Group, Royal Air Force 09.10 IMPLICATIONS OF THE FIRST JAS GRIPEN 39 COMBAT TOUR – 09.10 BALANCING AIR SUPREMACY REQUIREMENTS WITH THE NEEDS CAPABILITY ANALYSIS AND LESSONS LEARNED FOR FUTURE OF CURRENT ASYMMETRIC OPERATIONS – US AIR COMBAT PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS COMMAND PERSPECTIVE Lieutenant Colonel Rickard Nystrom, Head of Aircraft Programme Major General Michael R. Boera, Director of Requirements, Section, Swedish Air Force Headquarters Air Combat Command, US DoD 09.40 INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE SESSION AVAILABLE 09.40 LATEST DEVELOPMENTS WITH THE EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON: If you are interested in sponsoring this session please call Yousuf Malik at ASSESSING UPGRADE PRIORITIES FOR OPTIMUM FLEET +44 (0) 207 368 9500 EFFECTIVENESS 10.10 DEPLOYMENT OF FRENCH NAVY RAFALE FIGHTERS – Brigadier General Giovanni Fantuzzi, Chief of Plan Division, OPERATIONAL FEEDBACK AND IMPACT ON FUTURE UPGRADES Italian Air Force (pending final approval) Commander Pierre Gottis, Rafale Programme Manager, French Navy 10.10 EUROFIGHTER PRESENTATION 10.40 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK Speaker to be confirmed, Eurofighter 11.10 PROVIDING FIGHTER PILOTS WITH FULL OMNIROLE CAPABILITY TO 10.40 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK MEET THE FULL SPECTRUM OF MISSIONS– RAFALE PROGRAMME 11.10 DEVELOPING A HIGHLY EFFECTIVE FIGHTER FORCE TO MEET THE UPDATE DEMANDS OF CURRENT AND FUTURE CONFLICTS: LATEST F-35 Lieutenant Colonel Fabrice Grandclaudon, Rafale Programme Officer, FLIGHT TESTING AND EVALUATION ANALYSIS French Air Force F-35 Lightning II Program Office, US DoD 11.40 INTERACTIVE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS 11.40 INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE SESSION AVAILABLE A. ASSESSING DEVELOPMENTS IN CHINESE AIR POWER AND If you are interested in sponsoring this session please call Yousuf Malik IMPLICATIONS OF THE J-20 FIGHTER / PROJECT 718 at +44 (0) 207 368 9500 Led by: Dr. Kerry Brown, Head of Asia Programme, Chatham House 12.10 ASSESSING F-22 RAPTOR FUTURE UPGRADES: COST-EFFECTIVELY Think Tank INCORPORATING NEW TECHNOLOGY TO MAINTAIN FIGHTERS B: REQUIREMENTS OF THE FUTURE FIGHTER – KEY CAPABILITY TACTICAL EDGE AND DESIGN QUESTIONS Major Richard “Dino” Foster, Chief, F-22 Branch, Air Combat Led by: Lieutenant Colonel Fabrice Grandclaudon, Rafale Programme Command, US DoD Officer, French Air Force 12.40 NETWORKING LUNCH C: AIR WEAPONS INTEGRATION: ENABLING EFFICIENT AND COST- EFFECTIVE INTEGRATION OF THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES STREAM A: WEAPON PAYLOADS STREAM B: EXTENDING THE Led by: Ken Murphy, Domestic RACR Capture Lead, Raytheon and – ACHIEVING THE OPTIMUM SERVICE LIFE OF AGING AIRCRAFT former USAF Colonel, F-16/F-22 pilot WEAPONS MIX FOR EFFECTIVE AND ENSURING COST-EFFECTIVE D: EXPLORING FUTURE TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN SMART RANGE, LETHALITY AND PRECISION LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT AND NETWORK-ENABLED WEAPONS TO ENHANCE FIGHTER STRIKE CAPABILITIES 14.10 LESSONS LEARNED FROM SUCCESSFULLY EXTENDING Led by: Major William O’Brien, 561Joint Tactics Squadron, Warfare PRECISION ATTACK MISSIONS THE SERVICE LIFE OF THE US F- Center, US Air Force IN LIBYA: PERSPECTIVE OF 15 FLEET TO MAINTAIN DANISH TACTICAL COMMAND OPTIMAL CAPABILITY AND E: INTEGRATION OF UNMANNED SYSTEMS WITH FIGHTERS – Major Hans Peter Bagger, AVAILABILITY EXPLORING THE FUTURE ROLE OF UCAVS Tactical Air Command, Head of Colonel Gerald Swift, Director, If you are interested in leading this session please call Yousuf Malik at Fighter Branch, Danish Air Force F-15 Eagle Division, Aerospace +44 (0) 207 368 9500 Sustainment Directorate, Warner 12.40 CONCLUSIONS FROM ALL THE DISCUSSIONS Robins Air Logistics Center’s, Round table discussion leaders US Air Force 13.10 NETWORKING LUNCH 14.40 IMPACT OF LIBYAN PANEL DISCUSSION: NEW STREAM C: AIR-WEAPONS STREAM D: CLOSE AIR SUPPORT OPERATIONS ON WEAPON FIGHTERS VS SERVICE INTEGRATION: ENABLING MISSIONS – EXAMINING REQUIREMENTS - ROYAL EXTENSION OF AGING EFFICIENT AND COST EFFECTIVE LESSONS LEARNED TO NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT – SUSTAINING AIR INTEGRATION OF THE LATEST IMPROVING FIGHTER PERSPECTIVE POWER CAPABILITY ON TECHNOLOGIES AIR-TO-GROUND CAPABILITY Major Oscar Zoeteweij, LIMITED BUDGETS Operational Management Policy, Facilitated by: Ken Murphy, 14.40 COST EFFECTIVE INTEGRATION PROVIDING RAPID CLOSE AIR Requirements and Plans, Royal Domestic RACR Capture Lead, OF THE METEOR BEYOND SUPPORT TO GROUND TROOPS Netherlands Air Force (pending Raytheon and former USAF VISUAL RANGE AIR TO AIR IN AFGHANISTAN: OPERATIONAL final approval) Colonel, F-16/F-22 pilot MISSILE (BVRAAM) ON THE FEEDBACK AND FUTURE GRIPEN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE USAF FATIGUE LIFE MONITORING BY Michael Ostergren, METEOR Major William O’Brien, 15.10 INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE NEURAL NETWORK METHODS Programme Manager, Swedish 561Joint Tactics Squadron, SESSION AVAILABLE Speaker to be confirmed Patria FMV (pending final approval) Warfare Center, US Air Force If you are interested in sponsoring this session please call Yousuf 15.10 INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE Malik at +44 (0) 207 368 9500 SESSION AVAILABLE SESSION AVAILABLE If you are interested in sponsoring If you are interested in sponsoring 15.40 AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING BREAK this session please call Yousuf this session please call Yousuf Malik at +44 (0) 207 368 9500 Malik at +44 (0) 207 368 9500 16.10 ASSESSING FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS WITH RUSSIA’S PAK FA / T-50 PROGRAMME 15.40 AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING BREAK Douglas Barrie, Senior Fellow for Military Aerospace, International 16.10 US NAVY SUPER HORNETS - OPERATIONAL FEEDBACK AND Institute for Strategic Studies LATEST DEVELOPMENTS 16.40 FIGHTERS FOR 2012 AND BEYOND: CAPABILITY, COST AND FLEET Captain David D. Kindley, Deputy Program Manager, Mission Systems, NUMBERS F/A-18 & E/A-18G Program Office, US Navy Bill Sweetman, Editor-in-Chief, Defence Technology International 16.40 INCREASING AIR POWER CAPABILITIES OF THE BRAZILIAN AIR 17.10 CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS FROM DAY ONE FORCE – FIGHTER MODERNISATION PROGRAMME 17.20 RAF MUSEUM TOUR Lieutenant Colonel Glaucio Mancini, Military Advisor to the President, 19.00 ANNUAL GALA DINNER Brazilian Air Force (pending final approval) Sponsored by Raytheon. See Page 10 for full details 17.10 CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING ADDRESS AND END OF CONFERENCE4 For questions on the event, agenda or team discounts, contact us at +44(0)20 7368 9737 or
  4. 4. Weve been Lead Sponsor of the International Fighter conference since its inception. Thats about 10 years, maybe more. We see the value in doing this type of thing. Dave Goold, Director Strategy & Business Development, Raytheon 7 Reasons Why You How can you meet your marketing and business Should Sponsor development objectives at Generate new sales leads: Our event will bring International Fighter? together the global decision makers, all of whom have strong business reasons for attending the Networking event. By exhibiting and presenting, you can Ensure that you have the opportunity to engage with the key decision makers within impact on these buyers. By the very nature of the your industry. We can create a platform for you to effectively interact with your top high quality of delegate attendance, the contacts customers and prospects in the environment of your choice. This can range from generated will lead to very high conversion rates. formalised private meetings / workshops right through to less structured networking events such as sponsored drinks receptions, coffee breaks or Launch new products or services: Use the event lunches. Ultimately whatever you decide is the right forum, we will support you in as a launch pad to promote your latest products or your quest to advance relationships with the key people who can influence the future of your business. system. With the most senior figures from the industry in attendance, plus carefully selected media partners at the event, innovative new Branding technology will always generate a buzz. Your company can be elevated to a position where they are seen as a market leader. In a fiercely competitive market you need to ensure that your brand is Demonstrate thought leadership: Speaking on differentiated from the competition. Failure to create a clear identity will the program will allow you to demonstrate your see your organisation fade into the background. We ensure that we do market knowledge and expertise to an audience everything we can to effectively lift your brand before, during and after the of high level decision makers. event. Not only do we create a fully integrated marketing campaign, which your company can be part of, but we also offer high impact premium branding Enter new markets and emerging markets: opportunities for example on bags, water bottles, pens lanyards etc. Sponsorship is one of the most effective ways to step into new markets. It is a great opportunity to research and network whilst gaining exposure to a Thought Leadership new qualified database. If you think that you should be viewed as a true industry leader then your need to Building customer loyalty: Face-to-face contact demonstrate your market knowledge and expertise through a thought leadership opportunity, such as speaking or chairing. This is a highly unique opportunity at conferences, and showing continued support of for your company to educate the market, and as long as you are credible the market, helps develop client loyalty as well as enough to fit into a high level event programme, we can position your organisation cementing your position as an industry player. alongside top customers and prospects in our speaker faculty. As part of this speaker faculty your company will be set apart from other industry attendees giving you the Positioning your company brand: Being part of competitive edge required to make further strides in the market. this highly influential industry event will establish your company as a strong brand and highlights your company’s abilities and strength. Example Packages Below is an example of some sample packages which are designed to be multi Building relations with the media: We have functional across the above objectives. These are just examples because all of our researched the market in order to find the most sponsorship packages are specifically designed to meet your companies individual influential media partners. 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(No entry to conference but does include lunch) √ (2) √ (2) √ (2) Conference Delegate Passes √ (1) √ (2) Branding At Conference √ √ formation √ √ √ For more in ibiting at the Pre Event Branding (Brochure) √ √ √ ng or exh Customised Mailing on sponsori hter √ √ √ ational Figntact Wish List √ Intern , please co 30-40 min Stream Speaking 30-40 min Plenary Speaking √ conference )20 7368 9 348 30-40 min Focus Day Speaking √ alik at +44(0 Yousuf M .uk Round-Table Facilitator / Panel Discussion POA POA POA or defenc Museum Tour Drinks Reception POA POA Dinner SOLD SOLD SOLD Site Visit POA POA Workshop POA POA9 Visit for additional content, articles and event updates
  5. 5. WHO YOU WILL MEET A SPECIAL THANK YOU Military Job Titles TO OUR 2011 PARTNERS 40% Programme Manager Lead Sponsor 25% Pilot Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems is a leader in designing and developing integrated systems for a range of customer 15% Head of Fighter Branch missions. Specializing in the development of advanced radar technology, electro-optical targeting systems, electronic warfare equipment and innovative 13% Squadron Leader / intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, Raytheon technologies ensure Commanding Officer warfighters maintain their critical operational edge. Raytheon’s integrated sensor and weapon technologies serve as a force multiplier for existing and future fighter systems, 5% Technical / Engineer cutting costs while maximizing capabilities. Combining the power of airborne tactical sensors, electronic warfare technologies and next generation airborne processing power 2% Instructor enables secure real-time information sharing to enhance interoperability between coalition forces to close time-critical targeting gaps. A world leader in fielding the most advanced electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems available for multiple platforms, including F-15s, F-16s, F/A-18s and 5th generation fighters, Raytheon sensor and weapon systems Industry Attendees by Category deliver unsurpassed simultaneous air-to-air and air-to-ground capabilities. The fully scalable AESA radar system ensures unparalleled situational awareness by providing superior 38% Aircraft Manufacturer / OEMs detection, targeting, tracking and self protection features. Innovation in electro-optical and infrared technology has also resulted in Raytheon’s advanced targeting system – ATFLIR – 15% Avionics which combines sophisticated targeting and tracking capabilities into a single pod for the F/A-18. Seamlessly integrated with other critical systems from SAS, such as ACES, ALR- 15% Sensors 67(V)3, ALR-69A, ALE-50 and PAWS-2 Missile Warning, Raytheon’s electronic warfare systems provide a full-spectrum of radar warning and self protection capabilities to the 12% Weapons warfighter. Website: 10% C4I Conference Sponsor 7% Engines Eurofighter Typhoon is the worlds most advanced new 3% Helmet Mounted Sights generation multi-role/swing-role combat aircraft available on the market. With 707 aircraft ordered by six nations (Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Austria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), and in service with all nations, the aircraft is Europe’s largest military collaborative programme. Eurofighter Typhoon is the only fighter to offer wide-ranging operational capabilities whilst at the same time delivering unparalleled fleet effectiveness. Annual Gala Dinner at Careful attention to design and a clear vision of through-life technology insertion and capability enhancements will see the Eurofighter Typhoon maintaining the tactical advantage over whatever threats the coming decades bring. The Eurofighter Typhoon has guaranteed International Fighter for partner countries sustained growth, industrial capability, operational effectiveness and global competitiveness. The Programme is managed by Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH on behalf of Alenia Aeronautica, BAE SYSTEMS, EADS Deutschland and EADS CASA. Website: Sponsored by Stream Session Sponsor Patria is one of the leading providers of aviation life cycle support and structural integrity management services in Europe. Our capabilities cover a wide variety of services from damage and repair analysis to design of preventive modifications and structural health monitoring programmes. Patria brings advanced visualisation techniques to structural fatigue monitoring through neural networks; the first application of which was on the F/A-18 Hornet. This innovation brings the power of advanced visualisation techniques using virtual reality into our work environment. All this world class knowledge of structural integrity management helps our customers reduce their capital investment by forecasting and preventing problems associated with aeronautical fatigue. Service life extension is therefore often an attractive option instead of buying new aircraft. Even rebuilding a crashed aircraft can sometimes be economically feasible as we have successfully demonstrated several times. Patria’s structural analysis and repair capabilities were applied with great success to a life extension programme of the Finnish Air Force Hawk Mk51 fleet. Website: The Annual International Fighter Gala Dinner, sponsored by Raytheon, is one of the key conference highlights and an Session Sponsor ideal way to conclude day one of the main conference. Each Today, the Gripen new generation fighter is replacing US, year attendees remark on how much they enjoy the British, Russian and French aircraft worldwide, offering a real opportunity to join new contacts and old acquaintances alternative to defence forces. Saab and its international alike in a more informal setting. industrial partners are delivering systems and capabilities that our competitors still can only offer as promises and at a fraction Date: Wednesday 9th November 2011 of the operating cost over life. Full customer insight into all levels of aircraft technology, as well as unrivalled technological and knowledge transfer allows Gripen customer nations to Time: 19.00 enjoy full control and autonomy over their air force and their future as a nation. Gripen Venue: Hendon Hall Hotel partnerships are based on common ground, mutual understanding and long-term commitment. We always deliver what we promise and you can be very secure in your Dress Code: Business Attire relationship with Saab and with Sweden. For more on the Gripen success story go to Website: Hendon Hall originated as a 16th century mansion and was converted to a Hotel in 1911. The hotel became particularly famous in 1966, as the host hotel where the England team stayed during their victorious world cup campaign. Visit: for MEDIA PARTNERS more details on this beautiful venue. See back page for registration information.10
  6. 6. 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER 8th-10th November 2011 Web: WWW.INTERNATIONAL-FIGHTER.COM Royal Air Force Museum Email: London, UK Phone: 0800 652 2363 or +44 (0)20 7368 9737 Fax: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 Post: your booking form to REGISTRATION FORM IQPC Ltd. Second Floor 129 Wilton RoadTo speed registration, please provide the priority code located on the mailing label London SW1V 1JZMy registration code is TEAM DISCOUNTS*Please contact our database manager on +44(0) 207 368 9737 or at quoting theregistration code above to inform us of any changes or to remove your details. IQPC recognises the value of learning in teams. Groups of 3 or more booking at the same time from the same company receive a 10% discount. 5 or more receive a 15% discount. 7 receive aMILITARY & K Book Pay by Book Pay by Book Pay by Standard 20% discount. 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For anySpecial dietary requirements: K Vegetarian K Non-dairy K Other (please specify) cancellations received in writing not less than eight (8) days prior to the conference,Please indicate if you have already registered by K Phone K Fax K Email K Web you will receive a 90% credit to be used at another IQPC conference which must occur within one year from the date of issuance of such credit. An administrationPlease note: if you have not received an acknowledgement before the conference, please call us to confirm your booking. fee of 10% of the contract fee will be retained by IQPC for all permitted cancellations. No credit will be issued for any cancellations occurring within seven PAYMENT METHODS (7) days (inclusive) of the conference. In the event that IQPC cancels an event for any reason, you will receive a credit for 100% of the contract fee paid. You mayTotal price for your Organisation: (Add total of all individuals attending): use this credit for another IQPC event to be mutually agreed with IQPC, which must occur within one year from the date of cancellation.Card Number: K VISA K M/C K AMEX In the event that IQPC postpones an event for any reason and the delegate is unable or unwilling to attend in on the rescheduled date, you will receive a credit for 100%of the contract fee paid.You may use this credit for another IQPC eventExp. Date: Sec: to be mutually agreed with IQPC, which must occur within one year from the date of postponement. Except as specified above, no credits will be issued for cancellations. There are no refunds given under any circumstances. IQPC is notName On Card:_________________________________________ Signature:________________________________ responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration or cancellation/postponement of an event. IQPC shall assume no liability whatsoeverBilling Address (if different from below):______________________________________________________________ in the event this conference is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event,Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that rendersCity/County/Postcode__________________ Cheque enclosed for:£________________(Made payable to IQPC Ltd.) performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labour(Please quote 11610.005 with remittance advice) strike, extreme weather or other emergency.Please note that while speakers andIQPC Bank details: Account No: 51304143 IBAN Code: GB59 MIDL 4038 1851 3041 43 topics were confirmed at the time of publishing, circumstances beyond the controlSort Code: 40 38 18 Swift Code: MIDLGB2112V Account name: International Quality Productivity Centre Ltd. of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics.As such, IQPC reserves the right to alter or modify theBank: HSBC Bank Plc, 67 George Street, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1HG, United Kingdom advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary without any liability to you whatsoever. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible. Conference code 11610.005/KV Discounts: All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive any discount. Any discounts offered whether by IQPC (including team discounts) must also require payment at the time of registration. All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE CONFERENCE K Please do not pass my information to any third party