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  1. 1. www.militaryflight-training.comRegister online or fax your registration to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 or call +44 (0) 870 9090 711SMi Presents the 2nd AnnualMILITARY FLIGHT TRAINING18-19 SEPTEMBER 2013 HOLIDAY INN REGENTS PARK CENTRAL LONDONPLUS TWO HALF DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS17th September 2013 | Holiday Inn Regents Park | London, UKB: Military Flight Training in Times ofAusterityWorkshop leader:Mr Roger Axelsson, Managing Director,Airline Management AS13.30 – 17.30pmA: Integrated Assessment in TrainingWorkshop Leader:Captain Tor Krokstad, CEO,Mr Jon Lars Syversen, Consultant,HUCON GLOBAL09.00 – 13.00pmEARLY BIRDDISCOUNTSBOOK BY MAY 31STSAVE £300BOOK BYJUNE 28THSAVE £100CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN:Mick Davidson, Tactical UAS SME,Unmanned ExpertsSPEAKER PANEL INCLUDES:Attend this event to...• HEAR presentations on thepractical experiences andchallenges faced by keyspeakers involved in MilitaryFlight Training• ANALYSE how differentorganisations and nationsprovide flight training andwhat can be learnt throughinternational cooperation• EVALUATE the differentviewpoints on synthetictraining and assess theoptions available in full,part-task, and integratedand constructed simulation• UNDERSTAND the evolutionof pilot training on rotary,fixed wing and UAS aircraftand the increasing role ofhuman factors in pilottrainingMajor General Tom Henry Knutsen, Director International Relations,Norway MoDMajor General Pascal Valentin, Commander,European Air Transport CommandColonel Simon Diggins, DACOS Mission Support and Training, Joint ForcesCommand, UK MoDColonel Giorgio Seravalle, Helicopter and Airlift Training Capability,Italian Joint Force HeadquartersColonel Peter Trierweiler, Head of Flight Training,Austrian Air ForceWing Commander Mike Allport, Head of International Training,RAFWing Commander Dan Beard, OC IV Squadron,RAFLieutenant Colonel Jonas Rohlen, Commanding Officer Flying Training School& Wing Commander Flying, Swedish Air Force Air Combat SchoolLieutenant Colonel Pieter Mink, Airworthiness and Flight Safety Officer,Royal Netherlands ArmySquadron Leader Don Mackintosh, Atlas (A400M) Training Officer, FlightSimulation and Training Project Team, DE&S UK MoDMr Andrew Gray, Helicopter Projects Manager,European Defence Agency
  2. 2. DAY ONE I 18TH SEPTEMBER 2013 www.militaryflight-training.comSPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIESSMi offer sponsorship, exhibition, advertising and branding packages, uniquely tailored to complement your companys marketingstrategy. Prime networking opportunities exist to entertain, enhance and expand your client base within the context of an independentdiscussion specific to your industry. Should you wish to join the increasing number of companies benefiting from sponsoring ourconferences please call: Alia Malick, SMi Sponsorship on +44 (0) 20 7827 6168 or email: online at • Alternatively fax your registrationSupported by8.30REGISTRATION & COFFEE9.00Chairmans Opening RemarksMick Davidson, Tactical UAS SME,Unmanned ExpertsOPENING ADDRESS9.10Simulation and training: The current challenge• Simulation and training governance for defence• The role of simulation in training• Issues and challenges• The way aheadColonel Simon Diggins, DACOS Mission Support and Training,Joint Warfare Directorate, JFC9.40Overview of the Defence Simulation Centre• The UK MoD’s approach to training and simulation• How the UK MoD are unifying strategies across defence.• The aims and future standards of the DSCMs Cathy Kane, LTPA Director,pDSC10.10Distributed Interactive Simulation and Control of Collective AerialOperations• High-level Spatial Grasp Technology (SGT) for distributed simulationand control in networked environments• Effective automatic integration of simulated and live entities underunified control in SGT• Runtime creation of mission scenarios and their collectiveinterpretation by communicating manned and unmannedcomponents• The role of distributed interactive simulation in gradual transition tounmanned cooperative systems• Simulated and live scenarios of intelligent aerial swarming andswarm-against-swarm fight in SGTMr Peter Sapaty, Director of Distributed Simulation andControl, Institute of Mathematical Machines and Systems10.40MORNING COFFEE11.10Evidence-based learning in serious gaming• Serious games for enhancing knowledge, skills and professionalattitudes• Using commercial off the shelf games for serious purposes• Embedding games in a formal curriculum• Transfer from the game to "real" task: how to measure learningbenefitsDr Anne Helsdingen, Director, Research and Consultancyinstitute, Effat University11.40Simulation - A Strategic Perspective• Trends in Simulation - Developments in Simulation and CurrentProspects• The Future for Simulation - How might Technology Transform MilitaryTraining and Education• A Policy Perspective - Simulation for Decision MakersMr Andy Fawkes, Director,Thinke Company Ltd12.10International flying training at RAF College Cranwell• Training offered to international partners• Current Programmes and capacity• Success rateWing Commander Mike Allport, International Training Officer,RAF College Cranwell12.40NETWORKING LUNCH14.00Overview of a multinational training opportunity (EATT) & amultinational course (EAATTC)• Develop an innovative Air Transport training opportunity withinEurope- Save flying hours- Reduce the logistical deployment• Integrate additional training objectives: Intel, Aeromedevac (tbc),Maintenance- Develop synergies in AT environment• Adapt the training activities to the nations requirements- Optimize the training opportunities• Step towards a training programme combining a EuropeanAdvanced Airlift Tactics Training Course (EAATTC) especiallydedicated to tactical transport aircrews.Major General Pascal Valentin, Commander, European AirTransport Command14.30UK advanced jet training- 1 year on• Hawk TMk2 Capabilities in Practice• Transition to Steady State Training• Lessons IdentifiedWing Commander Dan Beard, OC IV (R) Squadron,22 Group, RAF15.00AFTERNOON TEA15.30European collaborative training• Student throughputs are shrinking• Coalition ops are the norm• “Train as we fight” implies training as a coalition• Benefits interoperability• Finances are constrained• Irreducible cost can be shared• New technologies are agile and inexpensive (relatively)Mr Andrew Gray, Helicopter Projects Manager,European Defence Agency16.00In times of austerity: Training centres as private/public partnerships• What challenges and changes must the future training centreadapt to?• When is private financing ‘smart defence’?• Who can provide the capital and the expertise?• How can a private/public training centre be financed anoperated?Mr Roger Axelsson, Managing Director,Airline Management AS16.30Chairmans Closing Remarks and Close of Day One
  3. 3. DAY TWO I 19TH SEPTEMBER 2013 www.militaryflight-training.comAre you interested in promoting your defence services to a targeted industry sector? SMi offer tailored marketing packages so that yourassociation / publication can gain access to a global market and key decision makers in the defence market.Contact Sonal Patel, SMi Marketing on +44 (0) 20 7827 6106 or email: to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 or call +44 (0) 870 9090 711 • GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE8.30REGISTRATION & COFFEE9.00Chairmans Opening RemarksMick Davidson, Tactical UAS SME,Unmanned ExpertsOPENING ADDRESS9.10The Austrian Armed Force’s new military pilot training system• A short review of the old training system• Reasons for the change• The new training system• Lessons learnt• Future challengesColonel Peter Trierweiler, Commander of the Pilot TrainingInstitute, Austrian Aviation and Air Defence School9.40Hawk T2 – The graduation standard• Historic 4 FTS output standard• The Hawk T2 Sensor Simulation, Mission Planning and Debrief• The Hawk T2 Graduation standardFlight Lieutenant Paul Heasman, Training Officer, C Flt, IV (R)Squadron, RAF10.10The Swedish experience and concept for training fighter pilots• The Swedish experience and concept for training fighter pilotsArewe doing it right? – 10 years of experience of basic flight trainingfor 4th gen fighter pilot.• Future requirements• Downloading or not (from 4/5th gen fighter to phase 3/4)Lieutenant Colonel Jonas Rohlen, Commanding Officer FlyingTraining School & Wing Commander Flying, Swedish Air ForceAir Combat School10.40MORNING COFFEE11.10The ‘Pivot to Asia’-consequences for future warfighting scenarios• Air Sea Battle doctrine- a new concept for warfighting• Can the ASB doctrine replace the current Air Land Battle doctrine?• Impacts of cyber and space warfare• Moving to long distance, beyond line of sight engagementsMajor General Tom Henry Knutsen, Director InternationalRelations, Norway MoD11.40The RAF Atlas Training Service• Facility Design – Mix of Training Aids• Course Design Concept – Large Aircraft Military Training• Optimization of contractor vs military involvement• Future Live vs Synthetic Training BalanceSquadron Leader Don Mackintosh, Atlas (A400M) Training Officer,Flight Simulation and Training Project Team, DE&S UK MoD12.10Todays challenges in acquiring and maintaining Air Transportoperational capabilities• Overview of ITAF air transport crews training and possible optionsfor cooperations with other nations• C130J and C27J simulator training center capabilities at PISA.• MCC training center at Pratica di mare.• Unprepared rwy training siteColonel Giorgio Seravalle, Helicopter and Airlift TrainingCapability, Italian Joint Force Headquarters12.40NETWORKING LUNCH14.00Swedish Military Pilot Training on the A109 LUHS & the NH90• Swedish Armed Forces Helicopter Wing – From old to moderncockpit in a short time• Conversion into a modern helicopter cockpit – Challenges andhow to do it• A109 & NH90 pilot training - Lessons learned• How to further develop pilot and crew training on modernhelicoptersLieutenant Colonel Stefan Stragnefeldt, Wing CommanderFlying NH90 & A109LUHS, Swedish Armed Forces HelicopterWing14.30Specialist Helicopter Training and Requirements• Overview of skills required for specialist helicopter operations• Overview of specialist skills• Training pipeline• Training currency issues of specialist helicopter aircrewMr Andy Furness, Director, Consultant, Amber Tiger AviationManagement15.00Human Factors Training for NVG Operations• The Degraded Visual Environment• Misperceptions & risk managementSquadron Leader (Retd.) Douglas Vine, Director,VCS15.30AFTERNOON TEA16.00Training of MUAS RAVEN operators for the Dutch Armed forces• Aim of the MUAS RAVEN training• Student population• Training philosophy• Licenses and currencies• National Operations (NATOPS)• Laws and regulationsLieutenant Colonel Pieter Mink, Airworthiness and Flight SafetyOfficer, Royal Netherlands Army16.30UAS Crew Training• The need for a solution- Training standardisation for the Civil Market• Proportionality - The air system versus the training level requirement.• A Solution to suit existing Regulations - A minimum fuss driver?• A quick course overview- A brief example to highlight considerations when designing acourseMick Davidson, Tactical UAS SME,Unmanned Experts17.00Chairmans Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two
  4. 4. HALF-DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP A17th September 201309.00 – 13.00pmHoliday Inn Regents Park, LondonIntegrated Assessmentin TrainingHOSTED BY:Overview:This workshop will discuss the challenges in the non-technical skill assessment in training, with a particularfocus on the increasingly important role of humanfactor integration and the development of individualnon-technical skills. In doing this, the workshop willhighlight the current obstacles in current training andassessments and will identify the advantages ofhuman factor integration within a successful andeffective training programme.Agenda:8.30 Registration & Coffee9.00 Introduction9.10• The classic obstacles in training and assessments• Integration of human factors in assessments• Development of individual non-technical skills10.30 Coffee Break11.00• Positive learning conditions and effectivetraining• Empirically based organizational learning• Operative goals as the core of the trainingphilosophy• aA new approach to simulator training13.00 Close of workshopAbout the workshop hostsCapt. Tor Henrik Krokstad. Has been a pilotfor 30 years with broad experience fromthe airline industry. His training backgroundextends from simulator training, line trainingof pilots, leadership training of newcommanders, human factor training ofcabin crew, pilots, technicians, and various otherairline personnel. He has specialised in Human Factorsand is also involved with other industries on the subject.He has developed training for maritime trainingfacilities and is used as a speaker in thepharmaceutical industry throughout Europe on safetyand risk assessment.Jon Lars Syversen is a psychologist with 25years of experience as consultant for theairline industry and air force. He has workedfor a range of different companies, fromsmall operators to major airlines, flying fixedwing and helicopters. His main experienceis from pilot selection and with CRM-training,Commander-, Supervisor-, Instructor-courses. He hasalso trained CAA inspectors and been engaged inleadership development programs for a wide range ofindustries and professions. He is especially dedicated tothe practical consequences of values, attitudes andcultural issues that contribute to individual professionalsuccesses and safety in risk operations.About HUCON GlobalHUCON Global specializes on human factors. The mainfocus is to bring the concept into training of personneloperating in high-risk environments. Assessing humanperformance is becoming increasingly important sinceprocedures and technology are getting morecomplex. The company is working with this in aviation,the maritime industry and in medicine.
  5. 5. HALF-DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP B17th September 201313.30 – 17.30pmHoliday Inn Regents Park, LondonMilitary Flight Training inTimes of AusterityHOSTED BY:Overview:The workshop host will commence with his view ofsome of the strategic challenges for future militaryflight training, followed by a discussion, andproceed with the role of private financing andoperation of trainings centre’s as a means ofcomplementing public financing. The workshop willidentify some untraditional sources of privatefunding, and will finish with a casestudy and adiscussion to sum up the main issues.Why you should attendAusterity adds to the management challenges offinancing military capabilities, including training andpreparedness.• Discuss the strategic context for military flighttraining• Understand some of the benefits and limitationsof private financing• Explore new roles for industry and public sectorpartnerships• Get insight from a case studyAgenda:13.30 Registration & Coffee14.00 Opening remarks and introduction14.10 What? The challenges and changes for thefuture training centre14.50 When is private financing smart defence?15.30 Afternoon tea15.50 Who can provide the capital and theexpertise?16.30 How can a private/public training centrebe financed an operated? A case study17.10 Discussion and summary17.30 Close of WorkshopAbout the workshop hostRoger Axelsson is the managing direcor ofAirline Management AS. He has 35 yearsexperience from managing air operationsand projects. His education is withinaeronautical science, air operations andtraining and general management (MBA)with experience as commercial pilot, chief pilotambulance services, airline pilot, quality and safetymanager at offshore large helicopter ops., VP Flightoperations with scheduled and charter passengerand cargo ops., and a broad spectrum of projectsfrom defence industrial cooperation projects toestablishing hospital services and logistics supply linesin crisis areas. Most relevant for this workshop: how toestablish innovative financing- and service provisionsolutions.About the organisation:Airline Management AS is based close to OsloGardermoen airport, Norway. It is engaged in projectdevelopment, often as risk share partner, with a groupof experienced specialists within military and civilianaerospace projects, including innovative financialsolutions. Personnel xperience include military andcivilian multi-role/quick-change aircraft operations,flight training management, aircraft conversions andmission adaptations, medevac, passenger-, cargoand combi operations, arctic, short-field, hot and highoperations, quality and safety management in airoperations, multi-role equipment development, andalso asset and project financing.
  6. 6. If you have any further queries please call the Events Team on tel +44 (0) 870 9090 711 or you can email them at FLIGHT TRAINING 2013WEDNESDAY 18TH - 19TH SEPTEMBER 2013 | HOLIDAY INN REGENTS PARK, LONDON | WORKSHOPS: 17TH SEPTEMBER 20134 WAYS TO REGISTERFAX your booking form to +44 (0) 870 9090 712PHONE on +44 (0) 870 9090 711Online at www.militaryflight-training.comn Book by May 31st and receive a £300 discountn Book by June 28th and receive a £100 discountEARLY BIRDDISCOUNTPayment must be made to SMi Group Ltd, and received before the event, by one ofthe following methods quoting reference D-037 and the delegate’s name. Bookingsmade within 7 days of the event require payment on booking, methods of paymentare below. Please indicate method of payment:n UK BACS Sort Code 300009, Account 00936418n Wire Transfer Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, 39 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8AUSwift (BIC): LOYDGB21013, Account 00936418IBAN GB48 LOYD 3000 0900 9364 18n Cheque We can only accept Sterling cheques drawn on a UK bank.n Credit Card □ Visa □ MasterCard □ American ExpressAll credit card payments will be subject to standard credit card charges.Card No: nnnn nnnn nnnn nnnnValid From nn/nn Expiry Date nn/nnCVV Number nnn 3 digit security on reverse of card, 4 digits for AMEX cardCardholder’s Name:Signature: Date:I agree to be bound by SMis Terms and Conditions of Booking.Card Billing Address (If different from above):CONFERENCE PRICES GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLEDOCUMENTATION (Shipped 10-14 days after the event)I would like to attend: (Please tick as appropriate) Fee TOTALMILITARY, GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC SECTOR RATE□ Conference & Interactive Workshops (A and B) £2097.00 +VAT £2516.40□ Conference & One Workshop □ A or □ B £1498.00 +VAT £1797.60□ Conference only £899.00 +VAT £1078.80□ Two Half-Day Workshops £1198.00 +VAT £1437.60□ Half Day Workshop Only □ A or □ B £599.00 +VAT £718.80COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS□ Conference & Interactive Workshops (A and B) £2697.00 +VAT £3236.40□ Conference & One Workshop □ A or □ B £2098.00 +VAT £2517.60□ Conference only £1499.00 +VAT £1798.80□ Two Half-Day Workshops £1198.00 +VAT £1437.60□ Half Day Workshop Only □ A or □ B £599.00 +VAT £718.80PROMOTIONAL LITERATURE DISTRIBUTION□ Distribution of your company’s promotionalliterature to all conference attendees £999.00 +VAT £1198.80The conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, conference papers and access tothe Document Portal containing all of the presentations.I cannot attend but would like to purchase access to the following DocumentPortal/paper copy documentation: Price Total□ Access to the conference documentationon the Document Portal £499.00 + VAT £598.80□ The Conference Presentations - paper copy £499.00 - £499.00(or only £300 if ordered with the Document Portal)VENUE Holiday Inn Regents Park, Carburton Street, London W1W 5EEnPlease contact me to book my hotelAlternatively call us on +44 (0) 870 9090 711,email: or fax +44 (0) 870 9090 712VATVAT at 20% is charged on the attendance fees for all delegates. VAT is also charged on DocumentPortal and Literature Distribution for all UK customers and for those EU customers not supplying aregistration number for their own country here: _______________________PAYMENTPOST your booking form to: Events Team, SMi Group Ltd, 2nd FloorSouth, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1 0BSPayment: If payment is not made at the time of booking, then an invoice will be issued and mustbe paid immediately and prior to the start of the event. If payment has not been received thencredit card details will be requested and payment taken before entry to the event. Bookings within7 days of event require payment on booking. Access to the Document Portal will not be given untilpayment has been received.Substitutions/Name Changes: If you are unable to attend you may nominate, in writing, anotherdelegate to take your place at any time prior to the start of the event. Two or more delegates maynot ‘share’ a place at an event. Please make separate bookings for each delegate.Cancellation: If you wish to cancel your attendance at an event and you are unable to send asubstitute, then we will refund/credit 50% of the due fee less a £50 administration charge, providingthat cancellation is made in writing and received at least 28 days prior to the start of the event.Regretfully cancellation after this time cannot be accepted. We will however provide theconferences documentation via the Document Portal to any delegate who has paid but is unableto attend for any reason. Due to the interactive nature of the Briefings we are not normally able toprovide documentation in these circumstances. We cannot accept cancellations of ordersplaced for Documentation or the Document Portal as these are reproduced specifically to order.If we have to cancel the event for any reason, then we will make a full refund immediately, butdisclaim any further liability.Alterations: It may become necessary for us to make alterations to the content, speakers, timing,venue or date of the event compared to the advertised programme.Data Protection: The SMi Group gathers personal data in accordance with the UK Data ProtectionAct 1998 and we may use this to contact you by telephone, fax, post or email to tell you aboutother products and services. Unless you tick here □ we may also share your data with third partiesoffering complementary products or services. 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