Defence Aviation Safety 2024 Conference

Minimising Aerospace Casualties Through Education, Technology and Accountability

October 2-3, 2024 - London, United Kingdom

Be part of the Defence Aviation Safety conference as we enter its 5th year, proudly supported by the Royal Air Force Safety Centre and the only event specifically focused on defence safety for the military aviation community.

The Defence Aviation Safety conference truly is your best opportunity to contribute to this critical field, dedicated to saving lives and protecting capability.

Collaborate across an unmatched 2-day programme.

Join forward-thinking defence aviation experts, and you'll leave the conference empowered with the tools and knowledge to better support your organisations strategy.

Snapshot of the 2023 event:

  • 90+ Attendees
  • 30+ Speakers
  • 16+ Nations in Attendance
  • Top UK MoD speakers
  • Industry Key themes
  • Supported by the RAF Safety Centre

Benefits of attending

  • Take part in Europe's leading event dedicated to enhancing international military aviation safety.
  • Listen to the latest aviation safety initiatives, standards, strategies and challenges, to reduce the risk to international aviators, aircrew and platforms.
  • Meet and network with senior officers and industry experts who are committed to developing military aviation safety, who at the forefront of aviation standardisation and who are paving a way forward to safety assurance.
  • Come away with new strategies to advance safety culture at the organisational level and create effective certification processes to promote a safer and enhanced future air force.

Who should attend

The Defence Aviation Safety conference will bring together leaders from around the world to focus on strategies to enhance the protection of lives and capability for aviators and ground crew operating in todays battle environment.

We are globally recognised by the Military Aviation Community as experts and leaders in Defence Safety and therefore we welcome the opportunity to strengthen this network and knowledge.

This event should be of interest to all parties involved in the safe manufacturing, certification and use of military aircraft. This extends to military leaders and industry experts who are dedicated to protecting military personnel and equipment.

Military Officers:
  • Aviation/Air/Flight Safety
  • Military Aviation Authority
  • Military Flight Training
  • Airworthiness and Certification
  • Operational Commanders
Industry Experts:
  • Aviation/Air/Flight Safety
  • Safety, Health and Environment
  • Airworthiness and Certification
  • Aviation Safety Assurance
  • Consultancy
  • Business Development

2024 Speakers

  • Air Commodore Howard Edwards, Combat Air Force Commander, No. 1 Group, Royal Air Force
  • Air Commodore Joseph Medved, Director General, Defence Aviation Safety Authority DASA, Royal Australian Air Force
  • Air Commodore Rob Caine, Head of Flying Training, Directorate of Flying Training, No. 22 Group, Royal Air Force
  • Air Commodore Sam Sansome, Inspector of Safety, RAF Safety Centre, Royal Air Force
  • Brigadier General Armin Havenith, Commander, Aviation Safety Department, German Air Force
  • Brigadier General Jonathan Bryom, Director of Army Safety/Commanding General, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center
  • Brigadier General Roberto Di Marco, Chief of the Italian Flight Safety Inspectorate ItAF ISV, Italian Air Force
  • Captain Mike Hoskins, Director, Aviation Safety Programs, Naval Safety Command
  • Colonel Enrique Fernandez Ambel, Flight Safety Section Chief, Spanish Air and Space Force
  • Colonel Everett Good, Director, CMC Safety Division, United States Marine Corps
  • Colonel Jesse S. Doyle, Director Air Safety, Air Combat Command, USAF
  • Colonel Jorge Inacio, Commander, Multinational Helicopter Training Centre (MHTC)
  • Colonel Michael Thomas, Deputy Chief of Safety, U.S. Department of the Air Force
  • Command Sergeant Major Jeann P. Alcedo, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center
  • Lieutenant Colonel Per Hard af Segerstad, Director Air Safety, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Mr Keith Bethell, Director General Air, DE&S, UK MoD
  • Mr St├ęphane Coperet, Officer Airworthiness & Certification, NATO

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