Feb 08. Northern Defence Industries Ltd (NDI) will present a national conference on Feb 28-29 2008 at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, entitled “Through-Life Partnering for Defence: Engaging SMEs.”
The conference will be chaired by Rear Admiral Terry Loughran and will feature a keynote speech by David Gould CB, Chief Operating Officer, DE&S.
Other main speakers will include Lt Gen Nick Houghton CBE, Chief of Joint Operations, Russ Armitage (Chairman SBAC SC21 Programme), Air Cdre Chris Bushell (IPT Leader Typhoon, DE&S), Chris Boardman (MD Typhoon Programme, BAE Systems), Frederick Bouty (VP marketing & Strategy, Nexter Systems), David Pitchforth (Senior VP UK Business Unit Agusta Westland), David Morford (Supplier Manager CH47 Chinook TLCS, Boeing), Andrew Browne (VP General Dynamics UK), Steve Turner (Director SOSI Thales Land & Joint), Jeroen Kist (MD ARTEC GmbH), Stephen Ball (MD Lockheed Martin UK Insys Ltd), and Andrew Davies (MD BAE Systems land Systems)
Feb 08. The UK aerospace industry will be out in force at the Singapore Airshow 2008. SBAC is coordinating the UK Pavilion, which contains more than 20 companies, promoting their skills and expertise to a global audience. A large number of UK based companies will be exhibiting within the other main halls and all will be receiving the active support of UK Government agencies UK Trade & Investment and the Defence Export Services Organisation (DESO).