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CONFERENCE DAY TWO

09:00 AM - 09:10 AM CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS

9:10 AM - 9:50 AM HOST NATION KEYNOTE ADDRESS: LOGISTICS AND THE INFORMATION AGE

Major General Angus Fay, Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Logistics Operations), UK Ministry of Defence
  • What is driving the evolution of Joint Logistics in the Information Age?

  • What role does ‘Information’ play in future Joint Logistics?

  • What is the Defence Support Network and how is it configured to deliver Globally Agile Logistics?


Major General Angus Fay

Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Logistics Operations)
UK Ministry of Defence

09:50 AM - 10:30 AM WORLD FUEL SERVICES: SUPPLIER TO PARTNER - TRANSFORMING BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS

Mr Graham Grice, Military Account Director, World Fuel Services
  • World Fuel Services: A Comprehensive, single-source solution for military aviation globally

  • The need to transform business relationships

  • The benefit of relationship transformation


Mr Graham Grice

Military Account Director
World Fuel Services

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM PROACTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE ARMED FORCES - A GERMAN PERSPECTIVE

Captain Bernd Schumacher , Chief of Transformation, Bundeswehr Logistics Centre, Bundeswehr
  • Discussing the changing strategic environment and its implications for defence logistics – including consequences for supply chain safety and security

  • Setting out the opportunities for enhanced supply chain management; how can modern IT-solutions support operational logistics?

  • How can you integrate contractors and commercial providers into the defence supply chain?

  • Experiences from the introduction of ERP systems into defence logisics - a German view


Captain Bernd Schumacher

Chief of Transformation, Bundeswehr Logistics Centre
Bundeswehr

11:10 AM - 11:40 AM MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:40 AM - 12:20 PM THE CHALLENGES FACING MARITIME LOGISITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Commodore Adrian Aplin, Assistant Chief of Staff (Logistics and Infrastructure), UK MoD
  • Understanding demand, particularly in terms of cost and forecasting

  • Influencing demand in ways such as designing for support, adjusting maintenance processes and looking ahead to what technologies will have an influence on demand in the future

  • Meeting demand through our Port Agency Contract and Host Nation Support, and making the “Final Mile” as efficient as possible

Commodore Adrian Aplin

Assistant Chief of Staff (Logistics and Infrastructure)
UK MoD

12:20 PM - 1:00 PM NATO SHAPE: PREPARING LOGISTICS FOR RAPID RESPONSE AT THE JOINT OPERATIONAL LEVEL

Commodore Marcel Hallé, Assistant Chief of Staff, J4, NATO SHAPE
  • Examining the ways in which NATO’s development of a Very High Readiness Joint Task Force requires changes to its own logistics framework

  • What are the major challenges posed to logistics by joint operations, and how is SHAPE preparing to meet those requirements?

  • Considering the role of NATO SHAPE in improving the coordination of NATO members at the equipment-provision level


Commodore Marcel Hallé

Assistant Chief of Staff, J4
NATO SHAPE

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM EXPLORING HOW THE ERP SOLUTION DELIVERED BY THE LOGISTICS PROJECT IS ENHANCING EFFECTIVENESS AND PRODUCTIVITY IN THE NORWEGIAN ARMED FORCES

Brigadier General Arlid Dregelid, Commander LOS Program, Norwegian Armed Forces

‘The LOS Program is a framework organisation responsible for delivering ERP-based projects that enhances effectiveness in the Norwegian Defence sector. This includes changes in process, technology and organization. Our ERP-system is based on SAP’.

  • What is the status of the LOS Program one year on from its launch on 4th January 2016?

  • What have been the challenges and experiences of the project so far?

  • Looking ahead to the future of the project


Brigadier General Arlid Dregelid

Commander LOS Program
Norwegian Armed Forces

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM EXAMINING HOW THE ARMED FORCES OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC ARE DEVELOPING A LOGISTICS DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT TO OPTIMISE THE MILITARY SUPPLY CHAIN

Colonel Jaroslav Schoen, Branch Head, Logistics Planning & Operations, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Reviewing the current logistics situation in the Czech Republic to identify key capability gaps

  • Introducing the Logistics Development Concept as a means to deliver sufficient supply, and examining how it will enable the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic to better coordinate with NATO partners

  • What have been the notable outcomes of the project so far, and how will challenges be addressed as the concept continues to develop?

Colonel Jaroslav Schoen

Branch Head, Logistics Planning & Operations
Armed Forces of the Czech Republic

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:50 PM - 4:30 PM THE NSPA’S ROLE IN THE DELIVERY OF LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS ON OPERATIONS

Mr George Buckingham, Principal Development Officer, Logistics Operations Directorate, NATO Support and Procurement Agency
  • Using the capabilities of the NSPA to consolidate the logistics needs of nations and provide efficient, cost effective support

  • The role of the NSPA in supporting the logistical requirements of contingency operations

  • Examining how the NSPA delivers effective engagement with contractors at the operational level


Mr George Buckingham

Principal Development Officer, Logistics Operations Directorate
NATO Support and Procurement Agency

4:30 PM - 5:10 PM LEVERAGING THE NATO CODIFICATION SYSTEM TO SECURE A BETTER SUPPLY CHAIN AND ENHANCE INTEROPERABILITY

Major Thierry Vanden Dries, Chairman, NATO AC/135 Committee
  • Explaining the organisation and objectives of the NATO Codification System in relation to the priorities of NATO’s members

  • Exploring the benefits that the system is bringing to the logistical processes of 63 nations and industry

  • An examination of how the NATO codification system is streamlining the supply chain to enhance interoperability


Major Thierry Vanden Dries

Chairman
NATO AC/135 Committee

5:10 PM - 11:59 PM END OF MAIN CONFERENCE DAY TWO