Land Forces Training Summit

February 28-March 1, 2023- Orlando, FL, United States

With a rapidly changing battlespace, it is integral that Allied forces are prepared for the next generation of warfare. Effective training must align appropriately with mission sets, manage costs and optimize soldiers to their highest potential. This conference will cover live training approaches, interoperability, simulation and synthetic training development, and new technology that allows for the leveraging of data to elevate training performance.

Live training is still a mainstay for nations in building an effective fighting force, and our event will dive into the myriad ways different nations are engaging in bespoke training to tackle unique geographical challenges. A major challenge facing allied nations is the need for the alignment of training systems and coordination among the Joint Force across multiple domains, especially in response to the war in Ukraine and in other conflicts. The value of practicing operational alignment remote from the physical domain has many obvious advantages. However, as forces adopt new weapons systems, enhanced ammunition, longer ranges, and more accuracy, these new systems incur significant costs during training.

While the real thing cannot be fully replaced, augmenting live training with virtual, synthetic and simulated environments can be a major cost saver. Simulated and Live Virtual Constructive environments allow training to be brought to the soldier, rather than bringing the soldier to the training. As the US and other partner nations further develop their virtual training capabilities, it is becoming crucial that leaders and industry manage requirements and engage in effective measurement of training efficacy. Measurement is being made easier by technology, and data banks of information are growing rapidly, which in turn allows for better objective assessment.  New measurement tools are increasingly affordable, and the training domain is becoming increasingly scientific in its approach.

Join us in Orlando, FL for this year's iteration of our Land Forces Training Summit, where you will network with key leaders and participate in discussions on how to deliver more effective training at the point of need to ensure that warfighters are ready to meet the challenge of future operations.

7 reasons to attend Land Forces Training:

  • Modernise your land forces training by adopting modern, progressive doctrine that assures your preparedness for multi-domain operations and the future threat context
  • Provide a more realistic, immersive collective training experience to the next generation of warfighters through the leveraging of commercial off-the-shelf synthetics and virtual, mixed and augmented reality technologies
  • Create warfighters with greater situational awareness, tactical mobility and assault support knowledge
  • Optimise training output and demonstrate training effectiveness through the use of advanced big data capture and exploitation technologies
  • Maximise the effectiveness of your training delivery by establishing lasting relationships with military and industry training partners and debriefing joint training exercises to improve interoperability
  • Utilise live and simulated training within a joint, international framework to provide realistic training and produce versatile personnel
  • Start building readiness at the individual to collective levels for large scale ground conflict

2023 Early Confirmed Speakers

  • Major General Roch Pelletier, Commander, Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre
  • Brigadier General William Glaser, Director, Synthetic Training Environment - Cross Functional Team, Army Futures Command
  • Karen Saunders, SES, Program Executive Officer, PEO STRI
  • Brigadier General Charles Lombardo, Director of Training, G-3/5/7 Operations, Plans & Training, U.S. Army
  • Brigadier General Joseph Hilbert, Commanding General, 7th Army Training Command
  • Brigadier Glenn Ryan, Director, General Training and Doctrine, Australian Army
  • Brigadier General Peter Lippai, Army Chief, Hungarian Defence Forces
  • Colonel Arnel P. David, Strategist, U.S. Army
  • Brigadier General Maurice Timmermans, Director, Operations and Training, Royal Netherlands Army
  • Brigadier General Vahur Karus, Commander, Estonian Military Academy, Estonian Defence Forces
  • Colonel László Antal, Director of Training Directorate - J7, Hungarian Defence Forces
  • Colonel Mark Madden, Branch Head (Modeling and Simulation Training Technologies), NATO Allied Command Transformation
  • Colonel Donald Braman, Armor School Deputy Commandant, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence
  • Colonel Scott Woodward, Deputy Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center
  • Colonel Michael Knoke, Commander, Army Combat Training Centre, Bundeswehr
  • Major Stephen Nelson, Program Director, NATO Next Generation Modeling and Simulation NATO Allied Command Transformation

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Event details
Organizer :IDGA
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-23817