CONFERENCE DAY ONCE
8:15 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE
8:45 am - 8:50 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS
9:00 am - 9:30 am HOST NATION OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
9:40 am - 10:20 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE IMPACT OF MULTI-DOMAIN BATTLE THROUGH THE LENS OF THE U.S. ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND
· Examining the concept of multi-domain battle
· How might land forces conduct future operations under the multi-domain battle concept being developed by the Army Capabilities and Integration Center
· Maintaining freedom of maneuver and superiority across the air, land, maritime, space and cyber domains
10:20 am - 10:50 am MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING
10:20 am - 11:00 am JOINT FIRES PRINCIPLES FOR THE CURRENT AND FUTURE OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
· Coordinating actions and activities across the full spectrum of lethal and non-lethal fires and effects
· Coordinating functions to integrate all information activities within a StratCom framework across all planning horizons - including Key Leader Engagement (KLE), Psychological Operations (PSYOPs), Electronic Warfare (EW)
· Tactical-through-operational consistency with the NATO Land Component Command (LCC)/Operational Narrative
11:40 am - 12:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: JOINT FIRES MOVING TOWARDS 2035
· In which areas of capability do our adversaries wield greater capability? Which areas should we as a coalition prioritise our acquisition programmes?
· How can joint, interorganisational, and multinational capabilities be best leveraged to create windows of domain superiority and preserve joint force freedom of maneuver?
· How should our suite of fires capabilities be formulated for the Joint Force to project power across all domains and work as a formidable deterrent?
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH
1:30 pm - 2:10 pm BRAZILIAN ARMY FIELD ARTILLERY SYSTEM REFORMULATION
· Examining the impact that the planned procurement of 32 155 mm M109A5+ BR self-propelled howitzers will have on Brazilian field artillery capability
· Update on the progression of the ASTROS 2020 Strategic Program which aims at providing the Land Forces with means capable of offering long-range fire support with high accuracy and lethality
· What is the likely operational usage of the MRSL Astros’s and what future requirements are there for field artillery in the Brazilian Army?
2:10 pm - 2:50 pm FUTURE OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT THROUGH 2030
· Outlining the likely future operational environment and its near-term and long-term fire support implications
· Why must we prepare to operate in a full range of complex environments? Wide spectrum of threats, challenges, & contingencies
· Examining the essential elements of the complex environment and the strategic trends in warfare
8:00 am - 8:30 am AFTERNOON COFFEE & NETWORKING
3:20 pm - 4:10 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: RECONNAISSANCE, SURVEILLANCE AND TARGET IDENTIFICATION DEVELOPMENT
· What types of targets will most likely need to be engaged moving towards 2030 and what are the requirements for target acquisition technology to meet these mission requirements?
· How can UAVs be best utilised to help build a clear intelligence picture, during target engagement and in post-damage assessment?
· How can joint, interoganisational and multinational capabilities be better integrated to create airpower and ground capability superiority?
4:10 pm - 4:50 pm ADAPTING THE GERMAN ARMY’S JOINT FIRE CAPABILITY TO THE CHANGING SECURITY CONTEXT
· Priorities for German Joint Fires and update on DEU-NLD binational Fire Support unit
· Common Joint Fire Support training: examining the challenges, obstacles and successes met so far
· Achieving interoperability in common logistic support, common doctrine on land warfare and cooperation in EW