Afloat Support & Naval Logistics

Venue: Le Meredien

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jan 21, 2009 End Date/Time: Jan 22, 2009
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With current capabilities stretched to meet demand, military operations are in urgent need of increased support in terms of resource replenishment at sea, and a faster, more effective expeditionary deployment capability.

Defence IQ’s 4th Annual Afloat Support and Naval Logistics will bring you a hand selected, highly experienced speaking panel, discussing the most time specific challenges faced within the naval logistics core, as well as highlighting new thinking for the future.

This year, Defence IQ’s 4th Annual Afloat Support and Naval Logistics conference will deliver you:

 An in depth, up to date briefing from the key naval personnel driving the UK MoD’s current Afloat Support programme, including an update on the Maritime Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) Project
 Thorough examination of current programmes including the latest updates occurring within the Spanish, UK, US, Dutch, and German naval forces
 Key insights into US and German Sea Basing initiatives and new thinking you will be able to implement to drive your own capabilities
 Lessons learned from the procurement phases of many afloat support programmes and how these can be applied to future projects

Expert Speaker Panel Includes:
• Commodore William Walworth OBE, Commodore of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary
• Commodore David Preston, Director of Afloat Support, DE&S, UK MOD
• Jonathan Kaskin SES, Director, Strategic Mobility/Combat Logistics Division, US Navy
• Chris Thayer SES, Director, Strategic Sealift and Prepositioning, Military Sealift Command, US Navy
• Commodore A Jai Singh, Naval Adviser, Indian Navy
• Captain Chris Gardner, Chair Theatre Maritime Sustainment, DEC ELS, UK MoD
• Lieutenant Colonel Bas Besters RNLDA, Chief ExSec and Policy, MCCE
• Nidak Sumrean, Deputy Programme Manager for Strategic and Theatre Sealift, PEO Ships, US NAVY
• Frank McCarthey, Deputy Programme Manager for Auxiliary Ships, Small Boats, and Craft, PEO Ships, US NAVY
• Commander RNLN Sebo Hofkamp, Defence Staff/Requirements Division, Naval Requirements Branch, Head Section Above Water Warfare, Royal Netherlands Navy
• Commander Verner Strange Dam, Section Chief, Material, Royal Danish Navy
• Nick Linkowitz, Head, Logistics Vision Team, US Marine Corps

To book now:
Call us on +44 (0) 20 7368 9300,
Fax +44 (0) 20 7368 9301


Le Meredien
United Kingdom