16 Nov 10. BATTLESPACE Prize Raffle in support of BLESMA and SSFA. BATTLESPACE will be holding our annual Prize Raffle at our December 7th Businessman of the Year event, there are many excellent prizes including bottles of vintage champagne! Readers can buy tickets for £5 each prior to the event by emailing details to or sending a donation to BATTLESPACE Publications, 8 Sinclair Gardens, London W14 0AT.
12 Nov 10. Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Unmanned Military Vehicles, December 7th, Marriott Hotel Bristol
09:25 Chairman’s Welcome, Julian Nettlefold, Editor, Battlespace Technology
09:30 Reality of Procuring Unmanned Military Vehicles and their Practical Capabilities, Lt Col Mark Adams, Assistant Team Leader, DE&S Special Projects Search and Countermeasures (SPSCM) Delivery Team, Ministry of Defence
10:00 Case Study: Working with the MOD to supply Unmanned Military Vehicles, Kevin Rooney, Managing Director, Remotec UK/Northrop Grumman
10:30 The Challenges of Systems Engineering Increasingly Autonomous Systems, Glenn Callow, Technology Lead for Intelligent and Autonomous Systems, BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre
11:00 Refreshment Break
11:30 Unmanned Ground Vehicles, What Can we do at the Moment?
Robert Mohacsi, Senior Business Development Manager – Defence, MIRA
12:00 Understanding Land Autonomy: Where Do We Want to Be, the Constraints and Where Are We?
Hisham Awad, GCS Vehicles – Programme Manager, BAE Systems
12:30 Panel Discussion: Morning Speakers
14:00 Robot Development for the Dismounted Soldier, Andy Wallace, Programme Manager, Marshall SDG
14:30 Tactical Surveillance Robots: What Level of Autonomy, Raglan Tribe, Managing Director, Mindsheet
15:00 Refreshment Break
15:30 Delivering Practical UGV Solutions to a Military on Operations, Ian Thompson, Bushmaster Business Development Manager (Europe), Thales16:00 Latest Research of SEAS DTC (Systems Engineering for Autonomous Systems Defence Technlogy Centre, William Bardo, Technical Director, SEAS DTC
16:30 Panel Discussion: Afternoon Speakers
17:00 Close of Seminar