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Close Air Support

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Coordinating Approaches to Coordinated Fires

Close Air Support will give insight into:

Unparalelled Operational Feedback on Equipment And Digital CAS from TACP Units Just Returned From Theatre and how to improve air-land integration.

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  1. 1. Pre-Conference Master Class Workshops: 20th September 2011 Two-Day Conference: 21st and 22nd September 2011 Kingsway Hall, London General/Flag BOOK 2011 Officers 1* & PAY and above BY go for FREE 3rd Ju ne AND S 2011 AVE £550 Coordinating approaches to coordinated fires ‘Close air support missions are here to stay - even without a repeat of Iraq and Afghanistan’ US Defence Secretary Robert Gates – March 2011 EUROPE’S LEADING CLOSE AIR SUPPORT EVENT IS EXPERT INSIGHTS FROM: BACK IN ITS 8TH YEAR ADDRESSING: KEYNOTE Air Vice Marshal G J Bagwell CBE MSc, UNPARALELLED OPERATIONAL FEEDBACK ON EQUIPMENT AND Air Officer Commanding Number 1 Group Headquarters DIGITAL CAS FROM TACP UNITS JUST RETURNED FROM THEATRE: Air Command, Royal Air Force, UK MoD • UK 7th (Para) Royal Artillery Unit on TACP experiences and Group Captain Graham Thwaites, Chief of Staff, Joint Air equipment in Afghanistan Land Organisation, Royal Air Force, UK MoD • Swedish A9 Artillery Unit on JTACs working under the MOU and operational feedback Colonel Gary Wilkinson, CO 7th (Para), • Italian 185th Target Aquisition Regiment on looking towards Royal Horse Artillery + Operational TACP greater JTAC cooperation with artillery Colonel Thomas Webster, Commander Joint Air Ground HOW TO IMPROVE AIR-LAND INTEGRATION: Combat Division, Air Combat Command, USAF • Insights from the United States Marine Corps on their movement for digital interoperability amongst all fires nodes, C2 and Lieutenant Colonel Christoper De Long, PP&O Aviation, aviation platforms US Marine Corps • The UK Joint Air / Land Organisation (JALO) on the future of Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Aribaud, ISAF JTAC Program Digital CAS in the UK MoD Manager, French Air Force • The French Air Force on next steps for higher Air Land Integration in CAS Chaired by Dr Bill Powers, US Marines Warfighting Laboratory HOW TO CLOSE CAPABILITY GAPS: • New ways to improve digital CAS and communications Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Lindel, Deputy Commander • Innovative targeting pod and laser designator solutions of the A9 Artillery Unit Swedish Defence Forces + • Groundbreaking software and target sharingtechnologies Operational TACP PLUS - 5 PRE-CONFERENCE CAS TRAINING MASTERCLASS Sqn Ldr Archie Brown, Headquarters No. 2 Group, SO2 WORKSHOPS INCLUDING JOINT AIR / LAND AND SIMULATION: Remotely Piloted Air System, Royal Air Force • Colonel Francesco Agresti, Head of JTAC Training, Italian Air Force, on training Italian Air Forces Operation Command ‘This wonderful forum for sharing tactics and ideas between the • Lieutenant Colonel Frederik Ragnarsson, Head of JTAC nations partnered in ongoing Close Air Support operations around Instruction, Swedish Armed Forces on adapting CAS training to the world has been a smashing success for years. I look forward to cater for both national and international missions making this year’s conference the best to date.’ • Dr Bill Powers, US Marines Warfighting Laboratory on developing Colonel Thomas Webster, Commander Joint Air Ground Combat Division, and integrating unmanned combat aerial vehicles for advanced CAS Air Combat Command, USAFMEDIA SPONSORSPARTNERS Tel: +44 (0) 207 368 9300 Fax: +44 (0) 207 368 9301 Email:
  2. 2. A letter from the chair JOINT SIMULATION AND TRAINING MASTER CLASS DAY:Dear Colleagues, 20th September 2011 Close Air Support 2011It is my pleasure to invite you to SESSION 1 red by Raytheon andpresented by Defence IQ and sponso 09.00 – SWEDISH JTAC AND CAS TRAINING FOR CLOSE AIR SUPPORT held in London withEmbraer. The conference will be OPERATIONS h September and thepre-conference workshops on 20t 1. Lieutenant Colonel Frederik Ragnarsson, Head of JTAC Instruction, Swedish Armed main conference day s on 21st & 22nd September 201 Forces Training is the core of any successful close air support mission. In an increasingly digital port has changed moreIn the past ten years, close air sup environment, JTACs and TACPs need to integrate with commands on the ground and withdramatically than at any time since its first use in the pilots to increase accuracy and speed of communications. The question is how to adapt pons and procedures this training to cover both national and international missions.1930s. The training, platforms, wea able from even 40 years  • Examine the Swedish JTAC training programme in the context of a nation inside the  used today are nearly unrecognis MOU regarding common language e air support, especially ago. Yet the fundamentals of clos •  Investigate Swedish lessons learnt from operational feedback  the ground scheme of the requirement to integrate with •  Look towards greater air / land integration in Swedish CAS training e Air Support 2011 will manoeuvre, have not changed. Clos •  Why Swedish feedback from Afghanistan matters post 2014 in training combat proven technology bring you up to date on the latest 10.30 – COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING and tactics, techniques and pro cedures. SESSION 2 cs and speakers, we will As you will see from the list of topi 11.00 – FEATURED INDUSTRY WORKSHOP t experience and the have the right people with the righ For sponsoring opportunities please contact Mazhar Khoja on +44 (0) 207 368 9300    rent state of close air right knowledge providing the cur or email ongoing operations, to the support, from initial training, to 12.30 – NETWORKING LUNCH re. You can expect the technologies and tactics of the futu rsity of colleagues from opportunity to network with a dive SESSION 3 a variety of nations, backgroun ds and institutions. The events such as a cocktail 13.30 – ITALIAN AIR FORCES OPERATION COMMAND: TRAINING FOR CLOSE conference registration includes ussions and dozens of AIR SUPPORT OPERATIONS reception, a gala dinner, panel disc Workshop Leader: Colonel Francesco Agresti, Head of JTAC Training, Italian Air Force onal sessions. speakers, presentations and educati Training is the core of any successful close air support mission. In an increasingly digital environment, JTACs and TACPs need to integrate with commands on the to a conference full of Please join us as we look forward ground and with pilots to increase accuracy and speed of communications. The opportunities. It is my useful information and networking question is how to adapt this training to cover both national and international in good health and missions. This workshop will: hope that this message reaches you y the hospitality •  Examine the Italian JTAC training programme in the context of a nation     spirits and that you will be able to enjo outside of the MOU regarding common language a superbly organised of London and the proceedings of •  Investigate Italian lessons learnt from operational feedback  conference. •  Look towards greater air / land integration in Italian Air Force training •  Why Italian feedback from Afghanistan matters post 2014 Wishing you all the best, SESSION 4 Dr. Bill Powers 14:30 – CLOSE AIR SUPPORT TRAINING AND THE EUROPEAN AIR GROUP Close Air Support 2011 Sqn Ldr Ian Brunning, Tacp-CAS Training Lead,  European Air Group Conference Chairperson •  Developing an architecture and infrastructure for live, virtual and       constructive simulation for European training •  Planning for ‘train as you fight’ simulation environments for task organisation units •  The UK JTAC / FAC Exchange experience 15.30 – COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING SESSION 5 16.00 – DEVELOPING AND INTEGRATING UNMANNED COMBAT AERIAL VEHICLES FOR ADVANCED CLOSE AIR SUPPORT Workshop Leader: Dr Earl William (Bill) Powers, Colonel USMC (Ret.), United States Marines Warfighting Laboratory With the ongoing development of UCAVs offering significant capability upgrades in  the Close Air Support (CAS) arena, forces will soon face a major challenge integrating  new assets into a balanced fighting structure. This workshop will look at the recent  experience of the US in CAS force development including: •  Integration of UCAV for CAS •  Training UCAV operators and users in CAS operations •  Non-Traditional intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (NTISR) in CAS missions •  Examine the ethical arguments regarding the use of UCAVs in CAS This workshop will afford participants an understanding of the challenges involved  in integrating UCAVs into Close Air Support, their respective merits, strengths  and weaknesses, and the benefits they can bring. Participants will also gain an  understanding of the challenges to integrating UCAVs into Close Air Support, their  respective merits, strengths and weaknesses, and the benefits they can bring. You  will also gain an understanding of the challenges of utilising CAS in the kinds of  operations that will be faced for the foreseeable future. 17.00 – FOCUS DAY FACILITATOR’S CLOSING COMMENTS AND END OF FOCUS DAY Tel: +44 (0) 207 368 9300 Fax: +44 (0) 207 368 9301 Email:
  3. 3. CONFERENCE DAY ONE: 21st September 2011 CONFERENCE DAY TWO: 22ND September 2011 8.30 – COFFEE AND REGISTRATION 8.30 – COFFEE AND REGISTRATION UK JALO 9.10 – KEYNOTE SPEECH: THE FUTURE OF UK CAS CAPABILITIES AND 9.10 – INTEGRATION AND SYNCRONISATION OF JOINT LETHAL AND TARGETING DIGITAL CAS DIRECTION OF CLOSE AIR SUPPORT NON-LETHAL FIRES IN THE TARGETING PROCESS CASE STUDY: INTEGRATION Air Vice Marshal G J Bagwell CBE MSc, Air Officer Commanding Number 1  CAS STUDY •  Key factors influencing recent procedural and structural change Group Headquarters Air Command, Royal Air Force, UK MOD •  Language and communication challenges on coalition operations and finding a working   solution around inherent multinational issues •  Ongoing challenges, lessons learned and recommendations for Commanders UK 9.50 – BATTLESPACE MANAGEMENT AND DIGITAL CAS – UK JOINT AIR/LAND Colonel Thomas Webster, Commander Joint Air Ground Combat Division, Air Combat  OPERATIONAL ORGANISATION (JALO) Command, USAFCOMMAND AND •  Does the ability for a person on the ground to call for an effect digitally – provide  JTAC SPEAKER   the pilot with a digital picture – exist through digital means? 101st 9.50 – USAF WARTHOG CASE STUDY IN ACCURATE CLOSE AIR SUPPORT FIRES •  What about the human factors? Can a FAC / JTAC type and run? AIRBORNE, USAF •  A-10 Capabilities: Basic aircraft performance, weapons configuration, “dumb” bombs,  •  What happens when you take CAS into an urban environment? A-10 WARTHOG   “smart” weapons, 30mm counter measures, targeting pod capability Group Captain Thwaites, Chief of Staff, Joint Air Land Organisation, Royal Air Force, UK MOD CASE STUDY •  A-10 Mission Sets including CAS, FAC(A), CSAR, Austere airfield operations, Data Link,   Helmet Mounted Cueing 10.30 COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING •  A-10 timeline looking at current fight tactical issues, NTISR, urban CAS, CDE concerns   11.00 – After returning from Afghanistan in April 2011, 7th (Para) Royal Horse   plus moving/manoeuvring targets •  Looking towards the Future Fight: Force on force, increased threat, air to air, surface to air,  UK OPERATIONAL Artillery will give the most current presentation on CAS from the perspective of   degraded systems and GPS denied COMMAND AND TACPs available. In this fresh and compelling presentation Colonel Wilkinson Major Jesse Smith, A-10 Division CC, 422 TES, USAF JTAC SPEAKER will present with an operational TACP and report back: •  Real operational feedback on JTAC equipment 10.30 – COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING •  Relevant case studies on situations using digital CAS •  Future requirements and developments reflecting on air / land integration 11.00 – CAS IN THE COIN ENVIRONMENT Colonel Gary Wilkinson, CO 7th (Para), Royal Horse Artillery + Operational TACP INDUSTRY •  The COIN environment SPOTLIGHT •  The warfighters’ requirements 11.40 The demanding mission of Close Air Support increasingly requires bringing  SESSION •  What the Super Tucano can offer information to the legacy aircraft cockpit from the variety of sensor and datalink sources  William Souza, Flight Test Pilot, Embraer Defense and Security that are available on the battlefield today. Collecting, processing, and making the  resultant information actionable and understandable quickly, considering the intense  INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT 11.40 – HAWKER BEECHCRAFT FEATURED INDUSTRY PRESENTATION cockpit workload, is of paramount importance for a successful mission. This briefing will  Derek Hess, Director Light Attack, Hawker Beechcraft SESSION address an approach to achieve this objective. Todd Lovell, Chief Engineer Customized Engineering and Depot Support, Raytheon 12.20 – NETWORKING LUNCH Space and Airborne Systems 13.20 – FRENCH AIR FORCE EXPERIENCE ON ISAF OPERATIONS 12.20 – NETWORKING LUNCH •  Why French CAS / JTAC feedback on ISAF operations give excellent lessons learnt for training •  What does the French Air Force see as necessary training for JTACs and why SWEDISH 13.20 – SWEDISH OPERATIONAL JTAC EXPERIENCES FROM RECENT •  Explaining next steps for higher Air Land Integration OPERATIONAL OPERATIONS IN AFGHANISTAN Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Aribaud, ISAF JTAC Program Manager, French Air Force FEEDBACK Contrasting the UK operational experience, Lieutenant Colonel Lindel, Deputy  Commander of the A9 Artillery Unit will speak with a Forward Air Controller fresh out of  14.00 – ITALIAN CLOSE AIR SUPPORT TRAINING: LESSONS FROM AFGHANISTAN operations to demonstrate: •  Swedish JTAC experiences in Afghanistan and working under the MOU FOR AFTER AFGHANISTAN •  Thoughts on command of artillery assets through Forward Air Controllers •  Italian JTAC training methods used in order to decrease mistakes and increase the success   •  Operational feedback on using JTAC equipment including cognitive radio       of soldiers in the field technology and a view to future upgrades •  What training requirements will arise for future CAS missions? Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Lindel, Deputy Commander of the A9 Artillery Unit,  •  How has feedback from Afghanistan shaped Italian CAS mission training? Swedish Defence Forces + Operational TACP •  Looking towards future JTAC cooperation with artillery Colonel Giovanni M. Iannucci, Head of 185th Target Aquisition, Italian Army 14.00 – CURRENT INTEGRATION CHALLENGES IN RELATION TO THE LASER JDAM GBU-54 14.40 – NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK •  German lessons learnt from the MW-1 bomblet-dispensing system •  Pod integration experiences: Bofors BOZ-101 ECM pods OPERATING 15.20 – UAVS IN THEATRE AIRSPACE- ASSOCIATED MISSION PLANNING OUT OF THE MOU •  Seeking to add further PGM capability to the Tornado and other platforms – ITALIAN JTAC CHALLENGES •  When is more precision less cost effective? CASE STUDY •  The Origins of the Unmanned Revolution to UAVs in AFCENT theatre airspace  German Air Force & BWB Representatives Awaiting Clearance •  UAVs within the mission planning framework  •  The CAOC perspective of UAV ops - Dynamic Mission Planning 14.40 – CAOC 10 CASE STUDY: THE REAL THAW EXERCISE •  Future Air Mission Planning system requirements - adapting to increases in UAV activity The Real Thaw exercise is a block training exercise flown in Portuguese airspace during winter.  Sqn Ldr Archie Brown, Headquarters No. 2 Group, SO2 Remotely Piloted Air System,  The main objective is: Royal Air Force •  The tacitcal spin up of Portuguese and Allied squadrons simulating Real World dynamic     CAS battlefields 16.00 – CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING COMMENTS AND END OF CONFERENCE •  A focus on maximising integration of joint talks on CAS roles including Urban CAS,       Emergency CAS, Convoy / Helicopter escorts and in support of Special Ops Lieutenant Colonel “Corvo” will provide operational feedback from the Monte Real AFB  exercise demonstrating how this model can permit maximum mission coordination as well as  analysing mass briefings and debriefings amongst all nations involved. Lieutenant Colonel Lourenço “Corvo”, Head of CA-A7 Exercises, Portuguese Air Force, CAOC 10 15.00 COFFEE BREAK PEO AVIATION 15.30 – ARMED SCOUT HELICOPTERS: OPERATIONAL FEEDBACK, STATE OF OPERATIONAL THE FLEET AND FUTURE UPGRADES / GROWTH FEEDBACK Armed reconnaissance helicopters offer an altogether different type of persistent CAS  – US ARMY support to the JTAC on the ground. Owned by the Army, these assets, based on years of success, point towards successful joint air land integration. Colonel King will provide operational feedback on: •  OH58D Fielded Fleet ECPs •  OH-58F Kiowa Warrior CASUP •  AAS Update Colonel Grady King, Director of TRADOC Capability - Manager for Reconnaissance and  Attack, US Army 16.10 – DIGITAL INTEGRATION BEYOND CAS: THE USMC’S MOVEMENT FOR DIGITAL INTEROPERABILITY AMONGST ALL FIRES NODES, C2 AND AVIATION PLATFORMS •  After the MOA, what integration requirements are emerging for the JTAC / JFO / FAC(A)? •  What T&R requirements are emerging for the USMC and how are they being met? •  What is the USMC philosophy on aviation / fires integration and training? •  Is the USMC the origin of close air support today? Lt Col Christopher DeLong, HQ Aviation Plans and Policy, US Marine Corps 16.50 – CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING COMMENTS AND END OF DAY 18.00 – GALA DINNER – SPONSORED BY Tel: +44 (0) 207 368 9300 Fax: +44 (0) 207 368 9301 Email:
  4. 4. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Air Vice-Marshal G J Bagwell CBE MSc RAF AIR OFFICER COMMANDING NUMBER 1 GROUP HEADQUARTERS AIR COMMAND Greg Bagwell joined the RAF as a direct entrant in 1981 as a combat pilot and has flown the Tornado GR1/4 and Canadian F18 Hornet operationally and as a qualified weapons instructor in the strike, ground-attack, air-defence and reconnaissance roles. Posted initially to Germany, where he served the majority of his flying tours, he flew 5 operational tours over Iraq between 1990-2001 in both Tornado and Hornet aircraft. He commanded Number IX(B) Tornado Sqn during his final 2 operational tours over Iraq and also during the Kosovo campaign of 1999. He subsequently completed an operational tour as the Coalition Air Operations Chief in the Al Udeid CAOC in 2004. He commanded RAF Marham from 2004 to 2006, where he was also the first Tornado Force Commander, responsible for the delivery of the entire Tornado GR4 Force capability based at Marham and Lossiemouth. A graduate of the Indian Staff College and UK HCSC, he has completed staff tours at MoD, JSCSC, HQ No 1 Group and PJHQ; the latter being his most recent tour as ACOS J5. Promoted to Air Vice-Marshal in 2009, he currently holds the post of Air Officer Commanding No 1 Group at Air Command where he is responsible to CINCAIR as the UK Air Defence Commander for the generation and development of the RAF’s Combat Air Power and with full command responsibilities of the RAF Support Helicopter Force. Who Attends Defence IQ’s Close Air Support Event?Past delegates of Close Air Support Attendance by country• 116th Air Support • Norwegian National HQ Operations Squadron • New Zealand Army• Army Command Finland • Pratt & Whitney• Atlantic Inertial Systems • Royal Air Force • BAE Systems Surface Fleet • Rafael• Boeing Defence UK Ltd. • Raytheon Systems Ltd.• Canadian DND • Rockwell Collins• Canadian Forces • Royal Air Force of Oman• Defence Academy HQ • Royal Netherlands Airforce• DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. • Royal Netherlands Army• DSO Singapore • Royal Norwegian Airforce• EDS Defence • Royal Regiment of Canadian • Eurofighter Artillery School• Ferranti Technologies Ltd. • Sagem Defense Securité Canada 4%• FMV • Selex Galileo Finland 2%• FOI • Slovenian Armed Forces France 6%• French Air Force • Swedish Armed Forces Germany 8% Israel 1%• French Navy • Swiss Air Force Norway 3%• German Army Forces Command • Swiss Armed Forces Oman 3%• Integrated Systems Technologies • Thales Poland 4%• IR Security and Defence • TNO Defence Security and Safety Singapore 1% Germany • TRADOC Slovenia 1% Sweden 5%• MBDA UK Ltd. • UK MoD Switzerland 2%• NATO School • USAF The Netherlands 5%• NLD Fire Support Training Centre United Kingdom 29% United States 9% Tel: +44 (0) 207 368 9300 Fax: +44 (0) 207 368 9301 Email:
  5. 5. SPONSORS & MEDIA PARTNERSSPONSORSRaytheon is a world leader in sensors and weapons that enable Embraer Defense and Security holds a strong share of the defense In a world of unpredictability and increasing financial constraints,international forces to perform close air support and other and security markets where it is involved. It plays a strategic role the BEECHCRAFT AT-6 is a multi-role, multi-mission aircraftmissions. Airborne systems include the F/A-18 E/F’s APG-79 in Brazil’s defense system, and has supplied over 70% of the system designed to meet the spectrum of needs of the emergent- the first true multimode active electronically scanned array Brazilian Air Force (FAB) fleet. Light Attack and Armed Reconnaissance requirement. First(AESA) fire control radar. Another system that supports the introduced to International observers at the Farnborough Airintegrated fighter is the ASQ-228 Advanced Targeting FLIR The Company’s ample portfolio includes the Super Tucano – an Show, the aircraft has already successfully demonstratedfor the F/A-18. Raytheon’s airborne electro-optic/infrared advanced pilot training and light attack turboprop; the Intelligence, essential net-centric and light attack capabilities during US field(EO/IR) sensors provide actionable information and include Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) family of jets; tailored trials. Leveraging on a range of highly specialist but off-the-shelfthe AAS-44 designed for the H-60 series of helicopters, the solutions for commercial and executive jets for transporting capabilities such as the proven BEECHCRAFT T-6C advancedmultispectral targeting system (MTS) on the Predator UAV, and government officials; the KC-390 military transport aircraft, under trainer, the system assures mission success, at the minimumthe AAQ-26 on the C-130. Raytheon premier close air support development; modernization of the aircraft of the Brazilian Armed through life cost, even in the most demanding of scenarios.weapons include: PavewayTM and Enhanced PavewayTM with Forces; and training and operations support systems (TOSS). Bringing together the manufacturing capabilities of HAWKERmore than 350,000 kits delivered to military forces around BEECHCRAFT CORPORATION and the weapon systems expertisethe world; the AGM-65 Maverick that offers various and At the present time, there are more than 30 defense forces, of LOCKHEED MARTIN, the BEECHCRAFT AT-6 defines the nextagile seeker configurations; and the Tube-launched, Optically worldwide, that operate with Embraer products and systems. In generation of cost effective, flexible Special Mission Aircraft. Fortracked, Wireguided (TOW) family of weapons. Raytheon’s recent years, the Company has significantly invested in state-of- more information, visit www.hawkerbeechcraft.comadvanced sensors and weapons systems ensure mission the-art technologies for the defense sector, not only with regard toperformance for the warfighter of today and tomorrow. 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  6. 6. Pre-Conference Master Class Workshops: 20th September 2011 Two-Day Conference: 21st and 22nd September 2011 5 WAYS TO REGISTER 2011 Kingsway Hall, London Freephone: 0800 652 2363 or +44 (0)20 7368 9300 Fax: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 Post: your booking form to IQPC International, 2nd Floor, 29 Wilton Road, London,SW1V 1JZ Online: To speed registration, please provide the priority code located on the mailing label or in the box below. Email: My registration code is PDFW Please contact our database manager on +44(0) 207 368 9300 or at quoting the registration code Team Discounts* above to inform us of any changes or to remove your details. IQPC recognises the value of learning in teams. Groups of 3 or more booking at the same time from the same company receive a 10% discount. 5 or more receive a 15% discount. 7 receive a 20% discount. Only one discount available per person. Venue & Accommodation VENUE: Kingsway Hall, 66 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5BX MILITARY RATES** Phone: + 44 (0) 207 309 0909, PACKAGES Book and Pay by: Book and Pay by: Book and Pay by: Standard ACCOMMODATION: 3 June 2011* 1 July 2011* 5 August 2011* Price Travel and accommodation are not included in the conference fee; however Conference Only £349+VAT SAVE £350 £499+VAT SAVE £200 £599+VAT SAVE £100 £699+VAT we have put together a HotelMap that displays discounted accommodation for Conference + Focus Day £748+VAT SAVE £450 £898+VAT SAVE £300 £998+VAT SAVE £200 £1198+VAT hotels in the area to the Kingsway Hall Hotel. The map displays live availability Gala Dinner Complimentary - Places Strictly Limited - Please Enquire and allows you to book directly with each hotel: M8WXS . Alternatively, if you would like to book your accommodation by phone, INDUSTRY RATES you can call Daniel Spinner, our dedicated London concierge, on 020 7292 2335 PACKAGES Book and Pay by: Book and Pay by: Book and Pay by: Standard (if outside UK +44 20 7292 2335) quoting Special Reference Code M8WXS. 3 June 2011* 1 July 2011* 5 August 2011* Price He will be happy to help you with your hotel booking and provide assistance Conference Only £1449+VAT SAVE £350 £1599 +VATSAVE £200 £1699+VAT SAVE £100 £1799+VAT organising your time in London. Conference Plus Gala Dinner £1549+VAT SAVE £400 £1699+VAT SAVE £250 £1799+VAT SAVE £150 £1949+VAT Conference + Focus Day £2248+VAT SAVE £450 £2398+VAT SAVE £300 £2448+VAT SAVE £250 £2698+VAT Conference, Focus Day Plus Gala dinner £2298+VAT SAVE £550 £2448+VAT SAVE £400 £2548+VAT SAVE £300 £2848+VAT Digital Conference On CD-ROM A digital version of the conference proceedings, including all * To qualify for discounts, payments must be received by the early bird registration deadline. Early booking discounts are not valid in conjunction presentations, is available to buy. with any other offer. 6 I cannot attend the event, please send me the CD Rom priced at ** Military rates apply to serving military officers and governments and academic personnel only £599 plus VAT UK VAT is charged at 20% VAT. VAT Registration #: GB 799 2259 67 Recent digital conferences available - £599 plus VAT each All serving Flag Officers 1 Star and above may attend the conference free of charge 6 CAS 2010 Please contact for further details. This offer can not be combined with any others and is not transferable. 6 Air/Land Integration & Joint Fire Support 2011 Delegate Information 6 Air Surveillance and Reconnaissance 2011 6 Network Centric Warfare Europe 2011 Please photocopy for each additional delegate 6 Please send me conference materials indicated above. 6 Mr 6 Mrs 6 Miss 6 Ms 6 Dr 6 Other 6 I have filled out credit card details below For further information Please call: 0207 368 9300 First Name Family Name or email: Rank Job Title Tel No. Email 6 Yes I would like to receive information about products and services via email Payment Methods Organisation Total price for your Organisation: (Add total of all individuals attending): Nature of business Address Card Number: VISA 6 M/C 6 AMEX 6 Postcode Country 6666666666666666 Telephone Fax Exp. 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You may use this credit for another IQPC By direct transfer: (Please quote ref: 11609.005 with remittance advice) event to be mutually agreed with IQPC, which must occur within one year from Account No: 51304143 IBAN Code: GB59 MIDL 4038 1851 3041 43 PAYMENT TERMS Upon completion and return of the registration form full the date of postponement. Sort Code: 40 38 18 Swift Code: MIDLGB2112V payment is required no later than 5 business days from the date of invoice. Except as specified above, no credits will be issued for cancellations. There are Payment of invoices by means other than by credit card, or purchase order no refunds given under any circumstances. Account name: International Quality & Productivity Centre Ltd. (UK Plc and UK government bodies only) will be subject to a £49 (plus VAT) IQPC is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, Bank: HSBC Bank Plc 67 George Street, Richmond per delegate processing fee. Payment must be received prior to the conference alteration or cancellation/postponement of an event. IQPC shall assume no date. We reserve the right to refuse admission to the conference if payment has liability whatsoever in the event this conference is cancelled, rescheduled or Sponsorship and Exhibition OpportunitiesConference code 11609.005 not been received. postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or IQPC CANCELLATION, POSTPONEMENT AND SUBSTITUTION POLICY You impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not may substitute delegates at any time by providing reasonable advance notice to IQPC. be limited to: war, fire, labour strike, extreme weather or other emergency. Please note that while speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of Three easy ways to get involved For any cancellations received in writing not less than eight (8) days prior to the publishing, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate 1) Thought Leadership: With an expected audience of senior military customers and decision conference, you will receive a 90% credit to be used at another IQPC conference substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As makers from across the globe, Defence IQ events enable you to build your reputation as a market which must occur within one year from the date of issuance of such credit. An such, IQPC reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or leader in your chosen domain through speaking sessions and subject specific conference administration fee of 10% of the contract fee will be retained by IQPC for all topics if necessary without any liability to you whatsoever. Any substitutions or permitted cancellations. No credit will be issued for any cancellations occurring alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible. streams, workshops and focus days. within seven (7) days (inclusive) of the conference. 2) Branding: We bring together buyers and suppliers in a tailored location with unbeatable In the event that IQPC cancels an event for any reason, you will receive a credit DISCOUNTS All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts require payment at time of registration facilities for onsite branding and exposure. Furthermore, our dedicated marketing team can help for 100% of the contract fee paid. You may use this credit for another IQPC and before the cut-off date in order to receive any discount. Any discounts you achieve your promotional aims in the months leading up to the conference with dedicated event to be mutually agreed with IQPC, which must occur within one year from offered whether by IQPC (including team discounts) must also require payment mailings to cover 50,000 contacts through brochure drops, extensive e-mail campaigns and the date of cancellation. at the time of registration. All discount offers cannot be combined with any tailored web coverage. In the event that IQPC postpones an event for any reason and the delegate is other offer 3) Featured Networking Events: Focused and high level, our events will provide you with the perfect environment to initiate new business relationships and achieve face to face contact that overcrowded tradeshows cannot deliver. Sponsorship opportunities range from exhibition PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE CONFERENCE stands to sponsored lunches, cocktail receptions, gala dinners and a host of informal social networking events. For further details, or to discuss which option is best for your organisation, +44 (0)207 368