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SAVE THE DATE: 19-20 JUNE 2018

Held annually on behalf of the Chief of the General Staff, this conference reflected on the breadth of challenges confronting today’s land forces in a global security environment characterised by constant competition and unpredictability.

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Presentations from the most recent conference

Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence

General Sir Nicholas Carter, Chief of the General Staff

General Mark A Milley, Chief of Staff, US Army

Lieutenant General Jörg Vollmer,Chief of Staff for the German Army,

Major General Laurent Kolodziej, representing General Jean-Pierre Bosser, Chief of Staff for the French Army.

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    The 2017 conference focused on the following themes:

      • Today’s Strategic Context – the era of ‘constant competition’ and its policy challenges 
      • The Chiefs Panel – international Chiefs of Staff shared their approaches to modernising land forces 
      • Confronting the Information Challenge – addressing and exploiting the demands of operating in an Information Age 
      • The Human Dimension – digital literacy, twenty-first century communication and maximising the talent on which they depend
      • Future Combined Arms Operations – capability development and integration for operating dispersed, decentralised and cross-domain
      • Training as Surrogate Warfare – enabling adaptation and innovation, building combat ethos and strategic outputs for reassurance and deterrence

    For the latest programme, please click here