Joint Forces Simulation & Training – Conference

by: Matthew Potter
October 21, 2011

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Joint Forces Simulation & Training

Date: 24th & 25th January 2012
Venue: Grange City Hotel, London, UK

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.

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

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