Joint Forces Simulation & Training

Venue: London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jan 24, 2012 End Date/Time: Jan 25, 2012
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Joint forces training enables real war to be fought jointly by facilitating asset-sharing and effective projection of force under a joint command structure. This level of interoperability is exceptionally important to expeditionary campaigns and the ability to fight in foreign theatres.

Against this backdrop, SMi is proud to announce its 3rd annual Joint Forces Simulation & Training conference, to be held in London on 24th and 25th January 2012.

JFS&T is designed to address the ever-changing operational training needs, technological aspects & challenges within the global training & simulation community. This event brings together leading members of the industry, senior military training experts and technicians to discuss, develop and compare global training strategies & procurement priorities.

Why you should attend:
• Meet the key players in the military simulation and training community
• Hear the latest plans and programmes focusing on future technologies within the sector
• Receive the latest insight from the head of the UK MoD's Joint Training, Evaluation and Simulation Capability
• Review allied plans for training transformation and cooperation courtesy of Lieutenant General Karlheinz Viereck, NATO Allied Command Transformation
• Discuss the future of digital learning within the armed forces

Our expert speaker line-up includes:
• Lieutenant General Karlheinz Viereck, Deputy Chief of Staff Joint Force Training, NATO
• Brigadier General Meelis Kiili, Commandant, Baltic Defence College
• Colonel David Smith, Program Manager Training Systems (PMTRASYS), US Marine Corps
• Colonel A C Cuthbert, Commander, BMATT (CZ), UK MoD
• Lieutenant Colonel Martyn Armstrong, CI Strike-Integrate, Royal School of Artillery
• Major Peter Handibode, OC RGAT SO2 AD, HQ RG, British Army
• Dr. Jim Blake, Program Executive Officer, Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), US Army
• Dr. Dai Morris, Head of Capability Joint Training Evaluation and Simulation, UK MoD
• Dr. Michael D. Woodman, Section Head, MAGTF Training Simulations Division, USMC Warfighting Laboratory
• Mr. Andrew Gray, Helicopter Project Manager, European Defence Agency

To view our conference agenda and full speaker line-up, please visit

Hear what our previous attendees have to say:
"Superb Conference. Well organised, well executed" US Army Training and Doctrine Command
"A very good use of time with some excellent presentations and scope for networking" UK MOD
"Informative - a good conference for the simulation community" NATO Joint Air Power Competence Centre

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