Eastern European Nations are seeking to build up and modernise their military forces in light of several security threats far and near to their borders as well as the demands put on them by NATO membership. They need to become adaptable and flexible, ready to deploy anywhere to defend NATO interests or keep the peace. To do that they require an effective logistics capability able to keep up and support with the combat units.Defence Logistics Eastern Europe 201
6 will be held in Prague from the 7th-8th March and aims to bring together members of logistics commands from across the region to discuss the challenges of modernising their logistics forces through training, international cooperation and procurement. While at the same time going through extensive budget reforms. SMi strives to provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through expert speakers, carefully chosen through extensive research.
Benefits of Attending
- The Czech Ministry of Defence is in full support of the event with Brigadier General Jaromir Zuna, head of the Logistics Agency, confirmed as chariman of the event.
- Focused discussion groups talking about the benefits of international cooperation as part of the development of logistical capabilites
- High ranking speakers from across Eastern Europe talking about operational experience, current and future capabilities, new projects and how they are overcoming budgetary challenges
- Informal networking time to talk to peers and colleagues also shaping and influencing Defence Logistics programs today
- Brigadier General Arild Dregelid, Commander LOS Programme, Norwegian Armed Forces
- Brigadier General Dariusz Lukowski, Head of J4, Polish Armed Forces
- Brigadier General Dionigi Maria Loria, Director of Logistics, Logistics Directorate, EEAS, Belgium
- Brigadier General Herman Ruys, Deputy Chief of Staff Support and Enabling, Eurocorps
- Brigadier General Imre Pogacsas, Director General Armaments, Hungarian Army
- Brigadier General Ivica Olujic, Chief of J4, Croatian General Staff, Croatian Army
- Brigadier General Jaromir Zuna, Director Support Division, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
- Brigadier Simon Hutchings, Commander 104 Logistics Support Brigade, British Army
- Bruno Cantin, Head of Logistics Defense and Policy Division, NATO HQ - C3 Staff
- Colonel Jan Husak, Director, MLCC
- Colonel Jerome Laplace, Head of G4 Logistics Department, Eurocorps
- Colonel Pavel Foltin, Head of Logistics Department - Faculty of Military Leadership, University of Defence, Czech Republic
- Colonel Sylvain Turbide, Deputy Military Representative of Canada to NATO, Canadian Forces
- Colonel Zoltan Bubenik, Director of the Military Medical Agency, Czech Armed Forces
- Commodore Marcel Halle, ACOS J4, NATO SHAPE
- Jiri Hynek, President, Defence and Security Industry Association of the Czech Republic (DSIA
- Lieutenant Colonel (Ret'd) Tim Sharp, Director, Business Development, Miro Technologies
- Lieutenant Colonel Jiri Kasparek, Officer, Training Command, Czech Armed Forces
- Major Christophe Bruyere, Commandant of the Movement Control Group, Belgian Army
- Tony O'Neil, Director Projects and Planning, Movement Coordination Centre Europe
- Vaclav Salac, business development and export director, Hutira- BRNO, s.r.o
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Who Should Attend
- Fuel Service Providers
- Field Logistics Commanders
- Movement Contoll Experts
- Supply Chain Managers
- Life Cycle Management Experts
- Procurement Specialists
VenueDorint Hotel Don Giovanni
130 20 Prague