SMi Group's 14th annual Military Airlift conference & exhibition

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SMi Group's 14th annual Military Airlift conference & exhibition

  1. 1. Keynote Speakers: Lieutenant General Thierry Caspar-Fille-Lambie, Commander, Air Defence and Air Operations Command, French Air Force Brigadier General Miguel Angel Villarroya Vilalta, Deputy Director, European Air Group Lieutenant Colonel Juan Domínguez-Pérez - Project Manager, Programmes Section, Spanish Air Force Other Speakers Include: Major General Pascal Valentin, Commander, European Air Transport Command Colonel Luigi Riggio, Commander 14th Wing, Italian Air Force Colonel Reinhard Krell, Director, Movement Coordination Centre Europe Colonel Frank Rombouts, Commander, Heavy Airlift Wing of the Strategic Airlift Programme Lieutenant Colonel Giuseppe Canfora, Air Transport SME, Joint Air Power Competence Centre Tim Rowntree, Director, OCCAR-EA Lieutenant Colonel Chris Conway, Directorate of Air Requirements - Air Mobility & SAR, Royal Canadian Air Force Dimitrios Petridis, Aviation Support Programme Manager, NATO Support Agency Lieutenant Colonel Ron de Haar, Chief, ISAF Strategic Flight Coordination Centre Laurent Donnet, Assistant Capability Manager, European Defence Agency Gunnar Borch, Former General Manager of NATO Airlift Management Agency "This is a great achievement... I have seen few military events where such a great number of high ranking Officers were briefers" 3RD - 4TH DECEMBER 2013 | MELIA SEVILLA HOTEL, SEVILLE, SPAIN The largest bespoke military airlift conference in Europe, now in its 14th year Receive high-level briefings on the A400M tanker and other emerging platforms Attendees are unrivalled in their seniority and influence across the international airlift community Hear first class presentations on the following topics: Airlift Procurement; Strategic Airlift; Aerial Refuelling; Multinational Cooperation; Industry Opportunities and Requirements and Capability Early Bird Discount: BOOK BY 30TH SEPTEMBER SAVE £100 Plus do not miss our exclusive site visit: • Post-conference site visit to Airbus Military - San Pablo on 5th December • Get the opportunity to see the final assembly line for the A400M tanker MILITARY AIRLIFTRAPID REACTION & TANKER OPERATIONS Sponsored by www.military-airlift.com © Airbus Military 2012 Register online, call +44 (0)870 9090 711 or fax your registration form to +44 (0)870 9090 712 SAVE £100 when you book by 30th September
  2. 2. Register online at www.military-airlift.com • Alternatively fax your DAY ONE l 3RD DECEMBER 2013 www.military-airlift.com 8.30 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 9.00 - 9.10 CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS Gunnar Borch, Former General Manager of NATO Airlift Management Agency SESSION 1: HOST NATION ADDRESSES 9.10 - 9.50 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The European Air Group and interoperability in the Air Transport domain • Overview on the EAG and its main tasks • The EAG Air Movement Project for the support of Multi National Air Transport Operations Brigadier General Miguel Angel Villarroya Vilalta, Deputy Director, European Air Group 9.50 - 10.30 Spanish Military Air Transport and Tanker Fleets: Raising the game • Current AT & AAR assets, capabilities, missions and identified shortcomings • SAF Roadmap; National Future Programs, A400M and MRTT • Management of Spain's Airlift and Tanker resources - Pooling and Sharing (P&S) initiatives, EATF-EATC - Exploitation of Cooperative Military Airlift and Tankers Lieutenant Colonel Juan Domínguez-Pérez - Project Manager, Programmes Section, Spanish Air Force 10.30 - 11.00 MORNING COFFEE Sponsored by SESSION 2: MULTINATIONAL COOPERATION 11.00 - 11.30 MCCE – your Military Transportation Broker • Air Transport (AT) • Air to Air Refuelling (AAR) • Sea Transport (ST) • Inland Surface Transport (IST) Colonel Reinhard Krell, Director, Movement Coordination Centre Europe 11.30 - 12.10 EATC in support of operations - Opportunities and limits • EATC proving its value: Day to day routine AT and AAR • Insight into multinational (Unified Protector) and national (Serval) operations • Support the EATC provided to the nations and identifying the limits • How can the EATC better support operations in the future? • Upcoming assets and the gain they constitute for the nations’ capability and capacity Major General Pascal Valentin, Commander, European Air Transport Command 12.10 - 13-30 NETWORKING LUNCH SESSION 3: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN AAR 13.30 - 14.10 Military airlift and AAR challenges and solutions: the European AAR initiative and diplomatic clearance arrangement • The cost of non-cooperation has become unaffordable: why the European Defence Agency makes sense • Overview of the EU multinational AAR short, medium and long term projects • Simplifying and harmonising the diplomatic clearances mechanism in the European sky Laurent Donnet, Assistant Capability Manager, European Defence Agency 14.10 - 14.50 Introduction into service of a new generation tanker: Italian Air Force KC767A • ITAF AAR activity • KC767A program start up • Operational activity and future trends • Receivers certification process Colonel Luigi Riggio, Commander 14th Wing, Italian Air Force 14.50 - 15.10 AFTERNOON TEA Sponsored by SESSION 4: COST EFFECTIVE PROCUREMENT 15.10 - 15.50 A400M: a new generation of airlift capability • Successful Foundations: The OCCAR collaborative model & The Commercial Approach • Challenges and Solutions: 21st Century Tools and Processes • Capability Update - Tactical and Strategic lift in a single aircraft • Programme Delivery Update • Through-Life Management - Ensuring a Successful Future Tim Rowntree, Director, OCCAR-EA 15.50 - 16.30 The Role of NSPA in Military Airlift • Mission and Services including AWACS Support (LW), SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution – LS), NATO Airlift Management Programme (NAMP), NH-90 & Tiger Helicopters (LN) and Aviation Support Programme (LA) • Organization • Aviation Support Programme (LA) • Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing Aircraft Activities • Q and A session Dimitrios Petridis, Aviation Support Programme Manager, NATO Support Agency 16.30 CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE
  3. 3. registration to +44 (0)870 9090 712 or call +44 (0)870 9090 711 8.30 - 9.00 RE-REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 9.00 - 9.10 CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS Gunnar Borch, Former General Manager of NATO Airlift Management Agency SESSION 5: CURRENT MISSIONS 9.10 - 9.40 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Operation Serval in Mali: a French perspective on military airlift and tanker operations • Sum up of the joint campaign in Operation Serval • Focus on the airlift and tankers operations • Lessons learned • French perspectives with future A 400M and MRTT Lieutenant General Thierry Caspar-Fille-Lambie, Commander, Air Defence and Air Operations Command, French Air Force 9.40 - 10.20 Afghanistan Military Withdrawal - Multi Modal Operations • Rapid development of Air/Sea solutions for Afghanistan withdrawal plans • Nodes, Modes and cost criteria of movements • Project examples Alex Munro, Director of Sales, ME & Africa, National Air Cargo 10.20 - 10.50 MORNING COFFEE Sponsored by SESSION 6: UPDATE ON STRATEGIC CAPABILITY 10.50 - 11.30 Update from Royal Canadian Air Force • RCAF Airlift capabilities and future requirements, • RCAF Airlift Operations: Domestic and Haiti • RCAF AAR Operations: Domestic and Libyan Lieutenant Colonel Chris Conway, Directorate of Air Requirements- Air Mobility & SAR, Royal Canadian Air Force 11.30 - 12.10 Providing strategic airlift capability • Case study – mission to Mali • Multinational sharing arrangements - future of strategic airlift - Experiences from the first years of the HAW - Recommendations for similar arrangements elsewhere Colonel Frank Rombouts, Commander, Heavy Airlift Wing of the Strategic Airlift Programme 12.10 - 13.30 NETWORKING LUNCH 13.30 - 14.10 ISFCC; coordinating strategic airlift in support of ISAF • The future of ISFCC beyond 2014 • Tasks and Responsibilities • Organization and Statistics Lieutenant Colonel Ron de Haar, Chief, ISAF Strategic Flight Coordination Centre 14.10 - 14.50 Reserved for sponsor 14.50 - 15.10 AFTERNOON TEA Sponsored by SESSION 7: MULTI MISSION CAPABILITY 15.10 - 15.50 Operational doctrine for MR/MMTT (Multi-Role/Multi-Mission Tanker Transport) simultaneous and multinational employment • Air Transport & Air to Air Refuelling: Simultaneous employment • New Doctrine required? • Multinational employment: National Restriction and Constraint for MR/MMTT • Command & Control: double counting for the same asset will impact the planning • Tactical Airlift vs. AAR: Crews training for Multi Role employment (e.g. A400M) Lieutenant Colonel Giuseppe Canfora, Air Transport SME, Joint Air Power Competence Centre 15.50 - 16.30 Current & Future Developments in Airbus Military • A400M introduction to service • A330 MRTT capability roll-out • Light and medium' CN235/C295 programme updates Ian Elliott, Vice President of Defence Capability Marketing, Airbus Military 16.30 CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY TWO l 4TH DECEMBER 2013 www.military-airlift.com
  4. 4. Overview Following a welcome and briefing by Ian Elliott, Vice President of Defence Capability Marketing, Airbus Military, there will be a tour of the facilities. This will include an exclusive opportunity to see the A400M Final Assembly Line. This exclusive site visit also gives you the unique chance to see their Light and Medium Aircraft Final Assembly line for their C295 and CN235 aircraft. Overall this site visit is designed to provide delegates with a complete insight into new developments at Airbus and their range of airlift related capability. © Airbus Military 2012 Site Visit Itinerary 9.30 Arrival at Airbus Military – San Pablo, south sector. Auditorium conf. room (Building A1, ground floor) Welcome coffee 10.00 Welcome by Ian Elliott, Airbus Military Corporate presentation 10.30 Morning Coffee and Refreshments 11.00 Visit to the facilities: • A400M Final Assembly Line 12.00 • Light & Medium (C295 & CN235 aircraft) Final Assembly Line 13.30 End of visit Airbus Military is the only military and civic/humanitarian transport aircraft manufacturer to develop, produce, sell and support a comprehensive family of airlifters ranging from 3 to 45 tonnes of payload. Airbus Military’s highly versatile product range includes the robust and service proven “Light & Medium” family (three to nine tonnes payload), comprising the C212, the CN235 and the C295, the all new A400M airlifter to meet the needs of the 21st century, as well as the A330 MRTT, the benchmark in Multi RoleTanker and Transport aircraft. It also produces and markets a small Trainer and Aerobatic plane, the Orlik TC-II. Headquartered in Madrid (Spain), the company’s facilities are essentially based in Spain. Its main sites are Getafe, close to Madrid, where the civil Airbus platforms, such as the A330, are converted into Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft, and Seville, where the San Pablo factory, south of the airport, hosts the A400M Final Assembly Line opened in 2007, as well as the complete production and final assembly of the C212, CN235 and C295 aircraft. Opened in 2010, the all new Airbus Military Training Centre is also located close to the San Pablo facility. Thursday 5th December 2013 Post-Conference Site Visit to Airbus Military - San Pablo, South Sector
  5. 5. Sponsored by Register online at www.military-airlift.com Alternatively fax your registration to +44 (0)870 9090 712 or call +44 (0)870 9090 711 GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE Supported by Capewell is the world leading provider of Life Support and Aerial Delivery solutions to U.S. and International military and civilian markets for humanitarian operations around the world. Capewell provides the “total package” of engineering, design, manufacture, technical support and training. For more information, we invite you to visit capewell.com. Premier OEM of aftermarket mission equipment providing customized interior solutions for any aircraft and any mission. LifePort’s portfolio includes stacking litter systems, rotating stretchers, advanced life support units, custom seating systems, and observers consoles. LifePort’s quality engineering, design and manufacturing expertise offers turn-key solutions for fixed and rotary-wing operators worldwide. www.lifeport.com National have mastered the art of freight forwarding, be it military emergencies, business deadlines, medical supplies or a token of affection. With world-wide presence, National specializes in Charters and time-sensitive freight movements. National also owns the FAA 121 certified National Airlines which has a fleet of 3 B747- 400F, 2 B757. www.nationalaircargo.com The TLD Group is the leading industrial company specializing in GSE. Aside from the commercial lines of GSE, many of which meet military application requirements, TLD also offers a wide range of specialized military GSE including High Pressure Air Conditioners, Liquid Chillers, Military Transporters/Loaders, Ammunition Loaders, and Multi Purpose Units, all designed for the most stringent military applications. www.tld-gse.com For more information on SMi event sponsorship, email Sadia Malick at smalick@smi-online.co.uk or call +44 (0) 20 7827 6748
  6. 6. MILITARY AIRLIFT: RAPID REACTION & TANKER OPERATIONS 3RD - 4TH DECEMBER 2013 | MELIA SEVILLA HOTEL, SEVILLE, SPAIN AIRBUS MILITARY FREE SITE VISIT 5TH DECEMBER 2013 | SEVILLE, SPAIN 4 WAYS TO REGISTER FAX your booking form to +44 (0)870 9090 712 PHONE on +44 (0)870 9090 711 ONLINE at www.military-airlift.com If you have any further queries please call the Events Team on tel +44 (0) 870 9090 711 or you can email them at events@smi-online.co.uk □ Book by 30th September and save £100 off conference priceEARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Payment must be made to SMi Group Ltd, and received before the event, by one of the following methods quoting reference D-041 and the delegate’s name. Bookings made within 7 days of the event require payment on booking, methods of payment are below. Please indicate method of payment: □ UK BACS Sort Code 300009, Account 00936418 □ Wire Transfer Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, 39 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8AU Swift (BIC): LOYDGB21013, Account 00936418 IBAN GB48 LOYD 3000 0900 9364 18 □ Cheque We can only accept Sterling cheques drawn on a UK bank. □ Credit Card □ Visa □ MasterCard □ American Express All credit card payments will be subject to standard credit card charges. Card No: □□□□ □□□□ □□□□ □□□□ Valid From □□/□□ Expiry Date □□/□□ CVV Number □□□□ 3 digit security on reverse of card, 4 digits for AMEX card Cardholder’s Name: Signature: Date: I agree to be bound by SMi's Terms and Conditions of Booking. Card Billing Address (If different from above): CONFERENCE PRICES DOCUMENTATION (Shipped 10-14 days after the event) I would like to attend: (Please tick as appropriate) Fee TOTAL MILITARY, GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SECTOR RATE □ Conference only £899.00 + VAT £1087.79 COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS □ Conference only £1699.00 + VAT £2055.79 □ Airbus Military Facility, Seville Free Site Visit- Return Coach LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE PROMOTIONAL LITERATURE DISTRIBUTION □ Distribution of your company’s promotional literature to all conference attendees £999.00 + VAT £1198.80 GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE The conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, conference papers and access to the Document Portal containing all of the presentations. I cannot attend but would like to purchase access to the following Document Portal/paper copy documentation: Price Total □ Access to the conference documentation on 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 □ Please contact me to book my hotel Alternatively call us on +44 (0) 870 9090 711, email: hotels@smi-online.co.uk or fax +44 (0) 870 9090 712 VAT VAT at 21% is charged on the attendance fees for all delegates, except taxable persons established in Spain - Reverse charge - Article 194 PAYMENT POST your booking form to: Events Team, SMi Group Ltd, 2nd Floor South, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1 0BS Payment: If payment is not made at the time of booking, then an invoice will be issued and must be paid immediately and prior to the start of the event. If payment has not been received then credit card details will be requested and payment taken before entry to the event. Bookings within 7 days of event require payment on booking. Access to the Document Portal will not be given until payment has been received. Substitutions/Name Changes: If you are unable to attend you may nominate, in writing, another delegate to take your place at any time prior to the start of the event. Two or more delegates may not ‘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 a substitute, then we will refund/credit 50% of the due fee less a £50 administration charge, providing that 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 the conferences documentation via the Document Portal to any delegate who has paid but is unable to attend for any reason. Due to the interactive nature of the Briefings we are not normally able to provide documentation in these circumstances. We cannot accept cancellations of orders placed 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, but disclaim 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 Protection Act 1998 and we may use this to contact you by telephone, fax, post or email to tell you about other products and services. Unless you tick here □ we may also share your data with third parties offering complementary products or services. If you have any queries or want to update any of the data that we hold then please contact our Database Manager databasemanager@smi-online.co.uk or visit our website www.smi-online.co.uk/updates quoting the URN as detailed above your address on the attached letter. Unique Reference Number Our Reference LV D-041 Terms and Conditions of Booking DELEGATE DETAILS Please complete fully and clearly in capital letters. Please photocopy for additional delegates. Title: Forename: Surname: Job Title: Department/Division: Company/Organisation: Email: Address: Town/City: Post/Zip Code: Country: Direct Tel: Direct Fax: Mobile: Switchboard: Signature: Date: I agree to be bound by SMi's Terms and Conditions of Booking. ACCOUNTS DEPT Title: Forename: Surname: Email: Address (if different from above): Town/City: Post/Zip Code: Country: Direct Tel: Direct Fax: Melia Sevilla, Dr Pedro de Castro 1, 41004 Seville, Spain

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