30 - 31 May, 2018
Copthorne Tara Hotel Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Main Conference Day 2: Land C2ISR Solutions

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:00 am - 9:15 am Chairman's Opening Remarks

9:15 am - 9:55 am Training And Equipping The Force For Countering Insurgency And Regional Terrorist Networks

Lieutenant General Datuk Azizan bin Md Delin,, Army Field Commander West,Malaysian Armed Forces
•    ISR and situational awareness needs as part of Malaysia’s Future Soldier System
•    Overview of Malaysia’s current ISR and C2 capabilities and requirements for the Field Army
•    Regional considerations of contemporary non-state and state threats


Lieutenant General Datuk Azizan bin Md Delin,

Army Field Commander West
Malaysian Armed Forces

9:55 am - 10:35 am Outpacing the Enemy with Innovative, Rapid Solutions – A U.S. Army ISR Requirements Portfolio

Joseph Bucci SES, Deputy Program Executive Officer, Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S),US Army
•    The PEO-IEW&S Portfolio
•    Requirements short to long term
•    Translating multi-domain ConOps into industrial delivery


Joseph Bucci SES

Deputy Program Executive Officer, Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S)
US Army

10:35 am - 11:05 am Morning Coffee

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm Intelligence Preparation Of The Battlespace: Spanish Army Perspectives

Brigadier General Julio Salom, Assistant Chief of the General Staff (Operations),Spanish Army
•    Army understanding of the spatial environment: intelligence collection and analysis of, weather, climate and infrastructure
•    Intelligence collection and analysis of the non-physical: local culture, language, economy, networks and population concentration
•    Lessons from training Iraqi soldiers in ISR tactics as part of the counter-ISIS coalition


Brigadier General Julio Salom

Assistant Chief of the General Staff (Operations)
Spanish Army

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Bolstering Defences at Jordan’s Borders: The Role of ISR

Colonel Firas Hassan Ahmad, Director, Border Security,Jordanian Armed Forces
•    The growing threat from Daesh to Jordan’s borders
•    Investment into ISR assets to support border security and surveillance
•    The role of unmanned aerial platforms


Colonel Firas Hassan Ahmad

Director, Border Security
Jordanian Armed Forces

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm German Army Intelligence Capability Development and Concepts of Operation

Colonel Georg Miarka, Chief, Army Intelligence,German Army
•    German Army C2ISR capabilities – where are we now and where are we going?
•    What are the most critical gaps?
•    German Army Intelligence concepts of operation and its relationship with technology development and acquisition


Colonel Georg Miarka

Chief, Army Intelligence
German Army

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch & Networking

4:40 pm - 5:20 pm National Security Strategy (NSS) Of The Republic Of Croatia: Combined Arms Approaches To Hybrid Warfare In The European Theatre

Colonel Mijo Validžić, Commander, Military Intelligence,Croatian Armed Forces
•    Outlining the key tenets of Croatia’s NSS and how this will translate into new acquisitions
•    Croatia’s view on hybrid warfare and counter-hybrid capabilities
•    Joint exercises with NATO – lessons learnt and future plans


Colonel Mijo Validžić

Commander, Military Intelligence
Croatian Armed Forces

•    The tactical threat – single attacks at home and abroad: imagining scenarios of IED targeting and civil aircraft failure via deliberate targeting
•    The operational threat – armed UAS in insurgency scenarios for ISR, C2 and engagement
•    The strategic level threat – viewing the threat through the prism of warfare transformation in robotics, unmanned systems and information-centric war


Colonel Artur Kuptel

Inspectorate for Implementation of Innovative Defence Technologies
Polish MOD


Lieutenant Colonel Tom Goyaarts

Head, Intelligence Branch
Netherlands Special Operations Command

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Closing Remarks & End of Conference