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MAIN CONFERENCE DAY ONE: 29th MARCH 2017

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

Chairman’s Opening Address

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Chairman’s Opening Address

The Strategic Future of Pilot Training In The US Air Force

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM The Strategic Future of Pilot Training In The US Air Force

Major General Scott Vander Hamm, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, US Air Force
· Determining the top 3 priorities for flying training between now and 2025
· Incorporating new training technologies into current and future training programmes
· Leveraging mature technology to make flight training more efficient and effective
· RPA and rotary training program priorities

Major General Scott Vander Hamm

Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations
US Air Force

F35 And Turnkey Training – Industry Solutions That Benefit Our Customers Worldwide

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM F35 And Turnkey Training – Industry Solutions That Benefit Our Customers Worldwide

John Dixon, F-35 Training System Business Development & Strategy, Lockheed Martin
· F35 turnkey training – one systems approach
· Why synthetic training is the vehicle of choice
· What the future looks like: AR, LVC and beyond

John Dixon

F-35 Training System Business Development & Strategy
Lockheed Martin

Evaluating The Effectiveness Of UKMFTS In Delivering The Pilots Required To Operate In The UK’s Critical Theatre’s Of Operation

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Evaluating The Effectiveness Of UKMFTS In Delivering The Pilots Required To Operate In The UK’s Critical Theatre’s Of Operation

· Operational performance of recent training graduates? Are pilots being delivered at the desired quality?
· Insight into the Rotary Wing Service Provision Contract
· Rationale behind the selection and the multiple engine choice
· Integrating future fixed wing platforms alongside the existing Hawk T2
· ASDOT Requirements

MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING


Sponsored by: KF Aerospace Defence Programs

Session Reserved For BOEING

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session Reserved For BOEING


Sponsored by: The Boeing Company

Exploring the Royal Canadian Air Forces’ Future Pilot Training and Simulation Strategies

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Exploring the Royal Canadian Air Forces’ Future Pilot Training and Simulation Strategies

Michel Lalumière, Director Force Development,, Royal Canadian Air Force
• Optimizing the means by which RCAF personnel achieve and maintain mission readiness
• Fully exploiting advances in both technology and training methodologies for basic and advance flying training
• Characteristics of future fighter, multi-engine and rotary-wing training streams
• Transitioning to ground-based, virtual training systems that provide individual and collective modelling and simulation focused training
Leveraging live, virtual, and constructive simulations within a networked common synthetic environment

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Michel Lalumière

Director Force Development,
Royal Canadian Air Force

Session Reserved For Raytheon

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Session Reserved For Raytheon


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LUNCH

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM LUNCH

STREAM A
Rotary Training

Preparing Rotary Wing Pilots for In-Theatre Challenges through Maximising Training Capabilities

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Preparing Rotary Wing Pilots for In-Theatre Challenges through Maximising Training Capabilities

William Gayler, Commander, US Army
· Training for future operations environments and their bespoke challenges
· Advancing training capabilities with constrained budgets
· Minimising mission specific training challenges for visually degraded environments
· Utilise innovative image generators to provide real time environments
· Maximising cost and time through an accelerated use of simulation and maximised use of time in live training
· Analysing the complexities of operating in a coalition environment in-theatre

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William Gayler

Commander
US Army
STREAM B
Operational Training & Mission Readiness

Operational Training & Operational Projections

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Operational Training & Operational Projections

Rob Cioppa, Chief Flight Operations Division, Air Combat Command,, US Air Force
· Are current training systems and programs delivering the required level of pilot?
· What does current operational training make up and pacing look like?
· How has current training worked/not worked within recent operations
· What areas require adjustment
· Is there a need for a training dynamics shift?

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Rob Cioppa

Chief Flight Operations Division, Air Combat Command,
US Air Force

Reviewing Existing Challenges With Rotary Simulation To Shape Strategies Designed To Maximise Synthetic Capabilities

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Reviewing Existing Challenges With Rotary Simulation To Shape Strategies Designed To Maximise Synthetic Capabilities

Antonio Bettelli,, Commander Army Aviation,, Italian Army
· Methods of maximising simulation visual and motion fidelity to provide a truly realistic experience
· Methods of reducing simulation cost to increase the cost effectiveness versus comparably cheap rotary trainers
· Strengthen simulator networks that provide increased scalability and flexibility to give greater control over the type of training provided

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Antonio Bettelli,

Commander Army Aviation,
Italian Army

Contracted Adversary Air Support For Operational Readiness Training

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Contracted Adversary Air Support For Operational Readiness Training

· Specific challenges faced with red air training for 5th generation fighters
· Providing a worthy adversary to the F-35
· Utilising industry solutions and service provision to reduce maintenance costs of aging red air aircraft
· Blending live and synthetic adversary support to maximise cost effectiveness and mission readiness

The Role Of LVC And Downloading In Modern Rotary Training Programmes

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM The Role Of LVC And Downloading In Modern Rotary Training Programmes

Gerhard Polet,, Commander, Defence Helicopter Command,, Armed Forces of the Netherlands
· What lessons can the rotary community learn from the advancements found across the training community
· How much scope for downloading is there in helicopter training
· Advancing future training capabilities to ensure the development of the next generation of rotary pilots

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Gerhard Polet,

Commander, Defence Helicopter Command,
Armed Forces of the Netherlands

Plans and Priorities for the UK’s ASDOT Programme

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Plans and Priorities for the UK’s ASDOT Programme

· Program rationale and desired capability
· Current requirements and time line

AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING


Sponsored by: KF Aerospace Defence Programs

Operational Synthetic Training

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Operational Synthetic Training

Phil Hodge,, Director Business Development,, BAE Systems
· Synthetic training, what is it useful for?
· How can we apply synthetic operational training in an international context?
· What is the role of industry in charting the future of operational training

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Phil Hodge,

Director Business Development,
BAE Systems
Attending nations will be invited to deliver a 10 minute overview of their current, near term and projected flight training requirements.
With briefings only being provided by actively investing nations, the sessions provide a holistic vision of the world’s current and future flight training acquisition priorities and programs.

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Michel Lalumière

Director Force Development,
Royal Canadian Air Force
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Jerome Lacroix Leclair

Commander Flying Schools Command
French Air Force
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Rob Cioppa

Chief Flight Operations Division, Air Combat Command,
US Air Force
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Michael Rosenquist

Deputy Commander, Flight School,
Swedish Air Force

Dr. Thomas Sheppard

Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Training, CNATRA
US Navy

Chairman’s Closing Address

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM Chairman’s Closing Address

DRINKS RECEPTION

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM DRINKS RECEPTION


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