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Benefits of attending:

· GAIN an invaluable insight from leading military and industry experts

· REVIEW country specific developments for future air systems

. MAXIMISE and increase your capabilities

· DISCOVER the most efficient and capable systems

· IDENTIFY key issues encountered through the integration of new technology

· USE this opportunity to network with the key experts in this field

A unique opportunity to learn from leading military and industry experts including:

  • · Lieutenant Colonel Glen Logan, Deputy Director, Open Systems, Joint Task Force, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics)
  • · Commander Steve Wiles, ADAS (Air)/Future Support Environment, DLO/ES (Air)
  • · William Urschel, Avionics Technical Advisor, Ageing Aircraft Division, USAF
  • · Hakan Algefors, Engineer, Avionics Displays, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration
  • · Professor Ian Poll, Director of College of Aeronautics, Cranfield University
  • · Geoffrey Clarkson, Technical Leader, Airborne Systems, QinetiQ
  • · Robin Sleight, MBE, FRAeS, Consultant, BAE SYSTEMS (Avionics)
  • · Hans Brandtberg, Director Strategy and Technology Management, Display and Reconnaissance Systems Division, Saab Avionics
  • Conference programme

    8:30 Registration and Coffee

    9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

    Geoffrey Clarkson

    Geoffrey Clarkson, Technical Leader, Airborne Systems, QinetiQ

    9:10 USAF: FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS IN INTEGRATED AVIONICS

    William Urschel

    William Urschel, Avionics Technical Advisor, Ageing Aircraft Division, USAF

  • An evaluation of the capabilities of USAF aircraft currently used
  • Cost effectiveness and practicalities of integrated avionics
  • Integrated avionics developments in USAF
  • The advantages of superior air dominance
  • Future plans and developments
  • 9:40 DELIVERING CAPABILITY

    Geoffrey Clarkson

    Geoffrey Clarkson, Technical Leader Airborne Systems, QinetiQ

  • The role of technology demonstrator programmes
  • Harnessing research output
  • Tornado Integrated Avionics Research Aircraft (TIARA) and Jaguar TDPs
  • Engineering and system compromises in technology demonstration
  • Defining success in technology risk reduction
  • Transition to production solutions
  • 10:20 INSPIRING SUPPORT INNOVATION

    Commander Steve Wiles

    Commander Steve Wiles, ADAS (Air)/Future Support Environment, DLO/ES (Air)

  • What is a ‘vision’?
  • What are the aims of the ‘Aviation Support Vision’?
  • How has the ASV been developed and structured?
  • What are some of the key elements of the ‘Aviation Support Vision’?
  • 11:00 Morning Coffee

    11:20 ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR THE GRIPEN

    Hans Brandtberg

    Hans Brandtberg, Director, Strategy and Technology Management, Display and Reconnaissance Systems Division, SaabTech

  • Challenges to meet today’s and tomorrow’s operational requirements
  • The human-machine interface
  • Information processing (mission, sensor and database information)
  • The information loop – mission recording and information retrieval
  • Opportunities for future development
  • 12:00 THE PLUG AND PLAY WEAPON

    Steve Knowles

    Steve Knowles, Technology Director, Mission Systems, General Dynamics UK

  • Overview of the present standardisation activities within NATO to arrive at the ‘Plug and Play Weapon’
  • Defining standards for ‘plug and play’ weapon technology
  • 12:40 Lunch

    14:00 AT THIS POINT DELEGATES HAVE TWO OPTIONS FOR THE AFTERNOON SESSIONS -PLEASE SEE EXECUTIVE BRIEFINGS.

    8:30 Re-registration & Coffee

    9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

    Geoffrey Clarkson

    Geoffrey Clarkson, Technical Leader, Airborne Systems, QinetiQ

    9:10 DEFENSE TRANSFORMATION

    Lieutenant Colonel Glen Logan

    Lieutenant Colonel Glen Logan, Deputy Director Open Systems, Joint Task Force, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics)

  • Status of acquisition reform eight years later
  • Challenges: What remains to be resolved?
  • Systems of systems
  • Implications for future technology insertion
  • 9:40 ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR THE FUTURE: UAVS

    Professor Ian Poll OBE

    Professor Ian Poll OBE, Director of the Cranfield College of Aeronautics, Cranfield University

  • An overview of the requirements of the UAV
  • An examination of the avionics systems in the UAV
  • Technological advancements for the UAV
  • An analysis of the possible applications of the UAV
  • 10:20 SWEDISH JA37 VIGGEN FIGHTER UPGRADES

    Hakan Algefors

    Hakan Algefors, Engineer Avionics Display, Swedish Defense Materiel Administration

  • An overview of the modified hardware
  • Introducing the colour display system
  • The experience of using colour display systems
  • The purpose of using colour display systems
  • 11:00 Morning Coffee

    11:20 ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGY: HELMET SYSTEMS

    Robin Sleight, MBE, FRAeS

    Robin Sleight, MBE, FRAeS, Consultant, BAE SYSTEMS (Avionics)

  • The operational requirements of helmet systems
  • A detailed examination of helmet systems and their capabilities
  • The effects of the helmet systems on the pilot work load
  • An analysis of future developments
  • Helmets as Virtual Head Up Displays
  • 12:00 A RE-USE ORIENTATED DESIGN METHODOLOGY FOR FUTURE INTEGRATED MODULAR AVIONIC SYSTEMS

    Dr Andre Windisch

    Dr Andre Windisch, System Engineering, New Avionic Structures Department, EADS Military Aircraft

  • Design of IMA systems – requirements and problems
  • Design flow and modelling paradigm
  • Knowledge-based automatic configuration of IMA systems
  • An approach for the static generation of system reconfigurations
  • A strategy for combined static and dynamic verification of IMA systems
  • 12:40 Lunch

    13:40 FUTURE AVIONICS UPGRADES

    Nir Itzhaky

    Nir Itzhaky, Deputy Director of Avionics, IAI Lahav Division

  • The market requirements
  • The open architecture approach
  • The integration concept
  • Modern sensors in ageing aircraft/helicopters

    Real time data into and out of the cockpit

  • Trainers’ upgrade concept

    Human factors

  • The operational culture change
  • 14:20 OPEN SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE CONCEPTS FOR AVIONICS

    John Moore

    John Moore, Manager, Maritime Applications & Pursuits, Rockwell Collins, Government Systems

  • Challenge in responding to rapid technology change
  • Use of commercial standards and interfaces
  • Variability isolation in both hardware and software
  • Modularity in both hardware and software
  • Generalised data connectivity
  • 15:00 COST EFFECTIVE SYSTEM SOLUTIONS FOR SPECIAL MISSION AIRCRAFT

    Gabi Timar

    Gabi Timar, Director, Business Development, Radom Aviation Systems

  • An analysis of the fast growing need for airborne control of the boundaries of smaller nations
  • The cost effective alternative to procure and operate an AWACS type
  • An examination of the definition of needs: professionals do it with experts
  • An analysis of platforms and sensors that are available
  • The commercial availability of mission support systems
  • An overview of tailored system solutions
  • 15:40 Afternoon Tea

    16:00 COMPARISON OF CORE AVIONICS ARCHITECTURES

    Itzhak Filiba

    Itzhak Filiba, Chief Engineer, Systems and Products, Elbit Systems

  • Core avionics’ definition
  • Military avionics’ requirements
  • Systems’ considerations
  • Commercial avionics architectures for military platforms
  • Typical architectures
  • Elbit’s architecture

    Open-systems

  • 16:40 HELMET MOUNTED CUEING SYSTEMS

    Benjamin Weiser

    Benjamin Weiser, International Marketing Director, Vision Systems International

  • A brief history of HMCS
  • HMCS requirements for the 21st century
  • Requirements v’s component maturity – can we meet the requirements?
  • Where we want to go - the Goal
  • Future applications
  • 17:20 Chairman's Closing Remarks and Close of Conference

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    Workshops

    Avionic Upgrade Challenges For Fighter – Trainer Aircraft
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    Avionic Upgrade Challenges For Fighter – Trainer Aircraft

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    16th October 2002
    London, United Kingdom

    Upgrade Approaches For Ageing Transport Avionics
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    Upgrade Approaches For Ageing Transport Avionics

    The Hatton, at etc. venues
    16th October 2002
    London, United Kingdom

    The Hatton, at etc. venues

    51/53 Hatton Garden
    London EC1N 8HN
    United Kingdom

    The Hatton, at etc. venues

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