DVD2018 Programme of Events

DVD2018 Programme of Events

Tuesday 18th September

Time

Event

Location

Remarks

1230-1900

DVD 2018 Conference

Jurys Inn, Milton Keynes

DVD industry exhibitors by application, and selected MOD hosts

1800-1900

Millbrook 5k charity run

Millbrook

Apply at website: 5k run application

 

Wednesday 19th September

Time

Event

Location

Remarks

0900-1800

DVD 2018 Exhibition Day 1

Millbrook

Minister (Defence Procurement), CEO DE&S and Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Chief of Materiel (Land) attending.

1130-1230

Min DP, CEO DE&S and DCGS speeches

Large Conference area, Millbrook

Including 15 minutes Q&A session

1300-1400

Min DP lunch

Aston Martin building, Millbrook

Selected industry exhibitors by invitation, hosted by senior MOD staff

1400-1415

Presentation - ‘Collaborative innovation to address future challenges’ 

Large Conference area, Millbrook

SO3 Innovation, Army HQ Future Force Development

1415-1430

Presentation - ‘Innovation in the STARTER EOD RCV’ 

Large Conference area, Millbrook

DE&S SO1 Special Projects, Search & Counter Measures 

1430-1445

Presentation - ‘Novelty in Support: Reducing Logistic Need’

Large Conference area, Millbrook

Head Logistics (Army) and Assistant Head Strategy, Army HQ Support Directorate 

1445-1500

Presentation - ‘Collective Training Transformation Programme: driving innovation and adaptation’

Large Conference area, Millbrook

SO2 Training, Army HQ Capability Directorate 

1500-1515

Q&A session

Large Conference area, Millbrook

All speakers

1520-1550

Presentation – ‘Deployable Technical Infrastructure’

Small Conference area, Millbrook

Operational Infrastructure - Deployable Technical Infrastructure Team

1600-1700

Seminar – ‘Industry exhibitors’ presentations

Small Conference area, Millbrook

An opportunity for pre-selected industry exhibitors to present and discuss ideas supporting DVD themes

1915-0100

DVD dinner

Jurys Inn, Milton Keynes

Drinks reception 1915, dinner commences at 2000.  Guest speaker Andy Allan (Head of Jacobs, Kennedy Space Centre and former NASA astronaut)

 

Thursday 20th September

Time

Event

Location

Remarks

0900-1600

DVD 2018 Exhibition Day 2

Millbrook

Chief of the General Staff and Chief of Materiel (Land) attending.

1000-1200

Seminar - Army Warfighting Experiment 18 update event

Small Conference area, Millbrook

Safety & Environmental, Quality and Technology Directorate led AWE18 update event for selected industry representatives.

1000-1020

Presentation - ‘STRIKE: the experimentation challenge’

Large Conference area, Millbrook

Commander STRIKE Experimentation Group

1020-1040

Presentation - ‘Specialised Infantry: an innovative approach to building indigenous capability’ 

Large Conference area, Millbrook

Commander Specialised Infantry Group & Head of Capability (Ground Manoeuvre)

1040-1100

Q&A session 

Large Conference area, Millbrook

STRIKE and SpIG speakers

1115-1135

Presentation - ‘LETacCIS: exploiting novelty in C4I’ 

Large Conference area, Millbrook

Head of Capability (C4ISTAR)

1135-1155

Presentation - ‘Innovation at range: rediscovering Deep Fires’ 

Large Conference area, Millbrook

Commander 1 Artillery Brigade and Head of Capability (Ground Manoeuvre)

1155-1215

Q&A session 

Large Conference area, Millbrook

C4I and DEEP speakers 

1230-1330

Seminar – ‘Mobile Fires Platforms and Weapon Locating Systems’

Small Conference area, Millbrook

DE&S Artillery Systems Team explaining project requirements for mobile artillery and weapon locating radar.

1300-1400

CGS lunch

Aston Martin building, Millbrook

Selected industry exhibitors by invitation, hosted by senior MOD staff

1330-1430

Seminar – ‘Industry exhibitors’ presentations

Small Conference area, Millbrook

An opportunity for pre-selected industry exhibitors to present and discuss ideas supporting DVD themes