Future Soldier Technology Conference 2020

The Only Event in Europe Solely Dedicated to the Enhancement of Future Soldier and Marine Equipment Programmes


London, United Kingdom

We are proud to host the sixth annual Future Soldier Technology conference in London on the 10th and 11th of March 2020, with a pre-conference, Dismounted Soldier Situational Awareness Focus Day on 9th March 2020 - exploring how new technologies within mobile deployable communications, ISTAR, battlespace management, Command & Control networks, and innovative immersive technologies and displays are assisting the warfighter.

Future soldier programmes are as essential as ever to ensuring that soldiers are able to effectively operate in difficult terrain and hostile environments. As industry surges forward with their technological capabilities, it is crucial to understand the priorities of armed forces programme managers.

As the only meeting solely dedicated to enhancing soldier modernisation programmes, Future Soldier Technology 2020 will provide a unique opportunity to see how emerging technologies and materials are used to overcome challenges in soldier modernisation programmes, from across the world. It will explore the key categories in development, such as: survivability, lethality, sustainability, mobility and C4i. Along with soldier modernisation programmes from: IdZ-ES, FELIN, ISSP, Land 125, Sistemas de Combate do Soldado, and more.

Benefits of Attending

Hear the very latest developments from Future Soldier Programme Managers related to:
  • Ballistic protection
  • Soldier lethality
  • C4i systems, battlespace management, and situational awareness
  • Night vision and optics
  • Winter warfare capabilities
  • Soldier system power solutions
  • Battlefield robotics and autonomous systems
  • Immersive technology and augmented reality
As well as updates from a variety of national programmes including:
  • UK
  • USA
  • France
  • Australia
  • Germany
  • Canada
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Portugal
At this year's conference there will once again be an array of networking opportunities:
  • Meet and network with service providers as well as military and government end-users from around the world that make up the attendees and exhibitors at this year's conference
  • More than three and a half hours of networking during the conference days
  • Industry hosted evening networking drinks reception

Conference Chairman:

  • colonel (ret'd) richard hansen, Former Program Manager, Soldier Warrior, PEO Soldier, uS Army

Expert Military and Technical Speakers:

  • Brigadier Matt Jackson, Commander 3 Commando Brigade, royal Marines
  • Mr nick taylor, Soldier, Training and Special Programmes Team Leader DE&S, uK Mod
  • colonel Moises Serrano Martinez, Future Combat Soldier Program Technical Director, Spanish Army
  • colonel Johannes Bogner, Head of Project Team, Soldat der Zukunft, Austrian Army
  • lieutenant colonel neil locke, Commander Infantry Trials and Development Unit, British Army
  • lieutenant colonel christoph Wallner, Deputy Head Infantry Section German Army Concepts and Capabilities Development Centre, german Army
  • lieutenant colonel Morgan gustafsson, Head of Swedish Armed Forces Subarctic Warfare Center, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Major Jari tillikka, Programme Manager Dismounted Soldier, Finnish Army
  • Major ricardo e Silva, Capability Development and Force Planning Coordinator, Portuguese Army
  • Major Marco damaso, System Portfolio Manager Special Units, Swiss Armed Forces
  • captain Matthew isenor, Director ISSP Programme, canadian Army
  • dr darren Browning, NATO LCG DSS / Power Group Chairman, Senior Technical Lead Power, dStl uK Mod
  • Mr Jonathan russell, Principle Scientist Platform Systems, dStl uK Mod
  • dr nicolas Mueller, Head of Weapon Systems Armasuisse, ddPS Switzerland
  • Mr Steven Silwa, Deputy Director Rapid Equipping Force, uS Army
  • Mr Jose collazo-castillo, Assistant Programme Manager Soldier Tactical Power, PEO Soldier, uS Army
  • dr Max Winkelmann, Scientist Signatronics, Fraunhofer ioSB
  • dr Arend Woering, Programme Manager Soldier Systems Research, tno
  • dr Milene catoire, Exercise Physiologist, tno

Industry Speakers Include:

  • Mr rick Stone, Senior Business, Black diamond Advanced technology
  • Ms lisa Amling, VP of Product Development, Small Format Connector Systems, glenair inc
  • Mr richard Waldrom, Capture Manager, Soldier Systems, ultra electronics

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Venue

Copthorne Tara Hotel
Scarsdale Pl, Kensington, W8 5SY
London, UK