“SMi’s Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2015 will enable you to gain unrivalled insight into what leading defence nations and their selected OEMS are doing to enhance the safety and security of their troops, through the development of armour and blast protection solutions. This unique conference focuses on the collaboration between military and industry and invites not only capability and operational flag officers to share their lessons learnt from theatre, but also the lead engineers, chief scientists and technical directors from the vehicle manufacturers themselves, who create the platforms and technologies at the heart of the armoured vehicle.

Speaker Panel includes:
• Chairman: Mr Robert Shaw, Former Head of Counter IED Training, ISAF, NATO
• Major General Aguiar Santos, Mechanised Brigade Commander, Portuguese Army, Portugal
• Brigadier General Roberto Soria Martinez, Head of Land Systems, Spanish Army, Spain
• Brigadier Ben Barry, Senior Fellow Land Warfare, IISS, UK
• Colonel Egbert Teeuw, Head of Ground Based Weapons Systems, Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation, Netherlands
• Mr Dan Lindell, Programme Manager CV 90, BAE Systems, Sweden
• Mr Stefan Lischka, Managing Director, ARTEC, KMW & Rheinmetall, Germany
• Mr Bryan Vaughan, Head of Materials, Lockheed Martin, UK
• Mr Eddie Allen, Head of Business Development, General Dynamics, UK
• Dr George McConnell, Technical Director, Thales, UK
• Professor Bryn James, Head of Armour & Protection, DSTL, UK
• Mr Ian Elgy, Capability Lead for Blast and IED Protection, DSTL, UK
• Mr Martin Hagstrom, Deputy Research Director CIEDS, FOI, Sweden

To view the full speaker line-up and two-day programme, visit http://www.favsurvivability.com/evvnt

Plus, don’t miss the post-conference workshop on taking place on 25th November 2015:
Countering IED Threats – Understanding the Operational Environment and Developing Proactive Solution
Mr Robert Shaw, Former Head of Counter IED Training, ISAF, NATO”