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Managing the Juggernaut: the RUSI Malvern C4ISTAR Conference 2005

19 September 2005, 23:00 to 22 September 2005, 23:00

The military customer, the Ministry of Defence, is responsible for setting out the roadmap for delivering an assured capability in networked C4ISTAR. The juggernaut is the technological, process and organizational challenge in doing so. The customer must work with his supplier, the defence industrial community, to ensure that the juggernaut follows the road map. Supported by the UK MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, the conference will look at force transformation in networked C4ISTAR, roadmaps for delivering military capability, customer-supplier co-operation, and the development of the necessary organizational processes and structures to deliver the right assured capability for networked C4ISTAR.

20 September:

  • Welcome Reception (evening, Theatre Complex). Sponsored by Lockheed Martin. Registration available at this time

21 September:

  • Conference Day 1
  • Main Conference Dinner (evening, Birtsmorton Court). Sponsored by L-3 Communications & Northrop Grumman

22 September:

  • Conference Day 2

Confirmed military and government speakers include:

  • Air Vice Marshal Stephen Dalton RAF (Capability Manager Information Superiority, Ministry of Defence, UK)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
  • Admiral Juhani Kaskeala (Chief of Defence, Finland Defence Force)
  • Dr Linton Wells II (Principal Deputy Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration & Chief Information Officer, Department of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 />Defense, US)
  • Air Commodore Stu Butler RAF (Director Equipment Capability ISTAR, Ministry of Defence, UK)
  • Brigadier Simon Shadbolt (Director Equipment Capability CCII, Ministry of Defence, UK)
  • Dr J. Douglas Beason (Associate Director Threat Reduction, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US)
  • Group Captain Andrew Kirkpatrick RAF (Joint Operations Picture Implementation Team Leader, Permanent Joint Headquarters, UK)
  • Brigadier Andrew Gregory (Assistant Chief of Staff, Command and Battlespace Management, Land Command, British Army)
  • Bob Quick (Integrated Project Team Leader, Defence Information Infrastructure, Defence Procurement Agency, Ministry of Defence, UK)

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    Further information: a full programme is available on this page

    Sponsorship Opportunities: Opportunities are available to sponsor the event. For further details, please contact: Dr Lee Willett (Head of Military Capabilities Programme, Military Sciences Department, RUSI) +44 (0) 20 7747 2611 ,

    Past events
    Exploiting Information for Military Effect: C4ISTAR in Networked Warfare


    UK Ministry of Defence - The UK Ministry of Defence is once again supporting the RUSI Malvern C4ISTAR conference. It also is hosting a Command and Battlespace Management seminar on 23-24 May 2005. For further details of the MoD's May conference, please see CBM Seminar Flyer

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