EXHIBITIONS AND CONFERENCES
Sep 09. PROGRAMME FOR OWNING THE NIGHT OPEN DAY – SEPTEMBER 15TH 2009
10.00 Meet at Bisley Pavilion for Tea and Coffee
10.30 Introduction to Bisley by Jeremy Staples
1040 Introduction of owning the Night Team:
Jeremy Staples, Chairman;
Julian Nettlefold: Conference Management and Media;
Peter Varnish: Conference Chairman
David Harrison, Stand Bookings;
Yvonne Headington: Press Officer
Andy MacAllister; Promotional Material
Libby Gendle, Visitor and Conference Delegates;
Brian Thomas; Section 5 Storage and Temporary Firearms Licence
Mik McSimovitch: Shooting Competition
Mike Riddle: Management of Electrical Installations
Tim Simpson: Blaythorne Teantage
Shaun Hopwood: Bisley Pavilion Management for Conference and Dinner
10.45 Outline of Owning the Night by Julian Nettlefold
1055 Outline of Range Operations by UKTI, Bisley
1105 Outline of Night Driving by Peter Hobson
1115 Leave Bisley Pavilion for Tour of facilities
Sep 09. The Owning The Night Conference Programme
A One Day Conference, split into two half days, discussing the current Night Vision Requirements on the Ground and the Technology Available from Industry.
The MoD Requirement Day 1 November 10th
Registration Bisley Pavilion: 1130
Buffet Lunch: 1200 – 1300 – sponsored by Qioptiq
1300 – Chairman’s Introduction – Peter Varnish, OBE
1320 – Key Note Address: The Requirement for advanced Night Vision, distribution and control systems for the soldier – Brigadier Richard Dennis Director Infantry
1340 – UK MoD Night Vision Capability Plan – Brig Carew Wilks, Head of Individual Capability Group, Defence Equipment and Support
1400 – The Requirement for 24 hour Driving Systems for Combat and Support operations – Speaker to be advised
1420 – The Requirement for 24 hour Capability/Enhancement for the Aviator – Colonel Peter Eadie, AD Cap Dev, JHC HQ, Joint Helicopter Command
1440 – Artillery Laser targeting and Forward Air Controller Requirements – Speaker to be advised
1500 – Tea Break – sponsored by Qioptiq
1530 – Q&As – Director Battlespace Manoeuvre Major General Chris Wilson CBE. Representatives from Capability Ground Manoeuvre, the Individual Capability Group from DE&S and Director Infantry will be present.
1615 – Buses to Range
1930 – Dinner sponsored by DRS Technologies Inc. and Finmeccanica UK Battlespace Solutions
Available Technology Day 2 November 11th
Registration – 0830 – Tea & Coffee– sponsored by Qioptiq
0930 – Chairman’s Introduction – Peter Varnish
0950 – Key Note Address: Expanding Warfighting Survivability – Mr. Jon Piatt, VP Warfighter Solutions, DRS RSTA.
1010 – The Complete Soldier System – Finmeccanica UK Battlespace Solutions, speaker TBA
1040 – Equipping the soldier to fight the 24 hour war – Qioptiq, Steve Rickard, Business Development Manager, Land Business Group
1100 – Specialist Night Driving and Surveillance Systems – FLIR Systems, speaker TBA
1120 – Tea & Coffee break– sponsored by Qioptiq
1150 – Effect of Tracer on the Nigh Battlefield – Peter Hedsand, Technical Marketing Manager, Nammo, Sweden
1210 – Covert IR Lighting Requirements in vehicles: Presented by Dr. Tim Bushell, Technical Director, Oxley Developments Limited.
12.30 – Advances in Ground Radar Technology for Persistent Surveillance – Mark Radford, Director of Security Products, Plextek Ltd.
12.50 – Q&As – Representatives from Industry
1320 – 1430 – Buffet Lunch – sponsored by Qioptiq
1430 – Buses to Range
1900 – 2030 – Cocktail Reception at Artist Rifles Club – sponsored by Flir Systems Inc.
2030 – Dinner sponsored by DRS Systems Inc and Finmeccanica Battlefield Solutions
The Association of the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting & Exposition,
“America’s Army: The Strength of the Nation – Noncommissioned Officers:
The Strength of the Army,” will be held October 5-7 at the Walter E.
Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. For members