Main Conference 1: Hilton Syon Park

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM Registration and Welcome Breakfast

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Chairman's Welcome Remarks

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome Address And Raf Keynote Presentation: The Uk’s Istar Programme

Ian Gale, Assistant Chief of Staff Capability Development C2ISR, Headquarters Air Command
• Strategic Defence & Security Review
• The ISTAR challenge for U.K. post-Brexit
• Programme update
• Remaining challenges


Ian Gale

Assistant Chief of Staff Capability Development C2ISR
Headquarters Air Command

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM International Challenges: Special Mission Aircraft

Sponsored by Raytheon

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM The Character Of War In The Information Age And The Future Mission For C2isr Aircraft

• Perspectives on the character of war in the information age
• What missions or role do we envisage for future C2ISR aircraft?
• How will fifth generation fighters alter the way that we exercise C2ISR in the battlespace?
• What’s the air component contribution to the joint force, as a member of the joint team?
• How do we assess the capabilities or capacities that must exist in the joint force?
• Understanding the operational integration of air, space and cyber


10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Morning Coffee and Expo Tours

11:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM Operation Ostium: Reinforcing Surveillance In Brazil’s Air Space

Lieutenant General Ricardo Cesar Mangrich, Joint Chief of Staff , Brazillian Aerospace Operations Command
• Operation Ostium: Objectives, successes and lessons learnt
• Command and control of multiple assets over challenging environments
• Future plans and requirements to shore up border security


Lieutenant General Ricardo Cesar Mangrich

Joint Chief of Staff
Brazillian Aerospace Operations Command

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Experience A New Perspective; Pushing Performance Limits

Sponsored by Saab

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Counter-Terror Partnerships And Air C2isr Interoperability

Major General Yousef Al-Huneiti, Chief of the Air Staff, Jordanian Air Force
• Jordan’s role in the fight against ISIS
• The Air Force’s new counter-terror partnership with Nigeria
• Future capability needs and current requirements


Major General Yousef Al-Huneiti

Chief of the Air Staff
Jordanian Air Force
Sponsored by IAI Elta

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Special Mission Aircraft And Uavs Interoperability For ISR – Operational Rationale And Implementation Principles

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Lunch and Networking

Joint ISR: Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Building NATO's Joint ISR Architecture

Brigadier General Paul D. Nelson, Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence, NATO Headquarters
• Strategic integration and the need to improve data sharing between NATO partners
• The cultural, political and technological limits to interoperability and ISR integration in NATO
• Main acquisition priorities for NATO from an analytics perspective


Brigadier General Paul D. Nelson

Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence
NATO Headquarters

Joint ISR: Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM VITEC Presentation

Joint ISR: Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Optimising Intelligence Assets, Collection And Exploitation In The Era Of Big Data

Colonel Christophe Fontaine , Chief, ISR Division, French Air Force
• Maximising the potential of Big Data to support French Air Force operations
• Optimising collection management, airborne ISR assets and the exploitation of data sets
• Analytical tools used and required by the French Air Force to harness big data ISR


Colonel Christophe Fontaine

Chief, ISR Division
French Air Force

Joint ISR: Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Turkish Air Force ISR Experience

Lieutenant Colonel Murat Pinar, Intelligence Division, Turkish Air Force HQ
• TAF ISR Capability
• Implications of ISR interoperability
• ISR experiences gained from fight against terrorism


Lieutenant Colonel Murat Pinar

Intelligence Division
Turkish Air Force HQ

Command and Control: Doctrine and Practice

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Multi-Domain C2 Concept Of Operations

Colonel Sean Choquette, Commander, 505th Command and Control Wing, USAF
• Outlining MDC2 ConOps and the link with Fusion Warfare doctrine
• Challenges for the USAF in an era of MDC2
• MDC2 wargaming and results from the July 2018 exercise


Colonel Sean Choquette

Commander, 505th Command and Control Wing
USAF

Command and Control: Doctrine and Practice

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Lockheed Martin Presentation

Command and Control: Doctrine and Practice

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Contextual Distribution Of Control

Bart Hoeben, C4ISR/Head of Air Command & Control, Royal Netherlands Air Force
• Concepts for 5th Generation airborne command and control
• 5th Generation ISR
• Integrating 5th Generation platforms into complex battlespaces


Bart Hoeben

C4ISR/Head of Air Command & Control
Royal Netherlands Air Force

Command and Control: Doctrine and Practice

3:30 PM - NaN:NaN AM Maintaining NATO's C2 Dominance

Nikolaos Oikonomakis, MBA Student, Maastricht University , Hellenic Air Force
• The DTOC and further expansion to support a more multifaceted MTDS/LVC capability for the NAEW&C Force
• AGS and its role in supporting distributed C2 architecture in Europe
• Decision-making compression and C2 in coalition operations
• What other gaps exist in NATO’s C2 framework?


Nikolaos Oikonomakis

MBA Student, Maastricht University
Hellenic Air Force

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Afternoon Tea and Networking

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM Perspectives from Gulfstream

5:30 PM - NaN:NaN AM Unmanned Surveillance In A Contested Airspace

Lt Col Peter Bernewasser , UAS Capability and Operations Commander, German Air Force
• Germany’s unmanned capabilities
• C2 CONOPS for UAS; lessons learnt from Mali
• The Heron TP: medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned surveillance capability


Lt Col Peter Bernewasser

UAS Capability and Operations Commander
German Air Force

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Collaboration over Conflict

Michael Menousek, Chief Technology Officer, Connexta


Michael Menousek

Chief Technology Officer
Connexta

6:05 PM - 6:10 PM Chairman's Closing Remarks

6:10 PM - 7:40 PM Saab Cocktail Reception