Turkish Army and QinetiQ Join Military Flight Training 2014

SMi’s Military Flight Training conference takes place on the 22 – 23 June 2014, London, UK

London 25 July 2014


SMi are delighted to announce two new speakers have joined the leading speaker panel at this year's Military Flight Training conference.

Have the chance to hear from Colonel Omer Boztas (Ret), Technology, Research and Strategy Consultant/Ex Director from the Turkish Army who will present on: Understanding the Adoption Processes of FSTD for Generating Knowledge-Based Strategies Regarding Innovative Efforts in the Sector.

In addition don't miss the unique opportunity to hear from Helen Dudfield, Chief of Training and Fraser Bruce, Systems Engineer from QinetiQ will be discussing:

Transforming Training in the Digital Age - Future Training Visions: 2020

*QinetiQ have successfully led the Distributed Synthetic Air Land Training (DSALT) programme for the MOD for five years. DSALT uses specialist synthetic training facilities to meet the needs of UK Land and Air forces operating in hostile environments. This paper will provide an insight into the challenges facing training in this digital age, the return to contingent operations and move to Future Force 2020;

*They will contend that training content and experience will need to meet the aspirations of the truly digital native alongside digital immigrants in manned and unmanned blends of live, constructive and virtual worlds;

*To meet these needs, we will discuss our understanding of human characteristics and capabilities in cognitive, physical and social terms to recruit, train and retain future personnel;

*Finally, Qintetiq will link to future proofing research, such as the MOD research on the Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and Emerging Technologies Evaluation and Exploitation (CETEE) project, demonstrating how gaming, mobile devices and other consumer technologies can be successfully integrated in a future training vision for 2020

The 2014 conference agenda also includes presentations from:

UK MoD, US Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Aeronautical Society, RAF Valley, Swedish Armed Forces, Georgia Technical Research Institute, University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich, DSTL, European Air Transport Command, Ministry of Defence Directorate of Materiel plus many more.

Please visit the website to view the full conference brochure.

For further information please visit http://www.uasconference.com or contact the team on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054.

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