ITEC 2017 Keynote Speakers; Advanced Engineering Conference Announced


6 April  2017, London

ITEC 2017: Innovation through Collaboration in Military Training and Education: Focusing Efforts, Harvesting Success


ITEC, taking place from 16-18 May, is an annual forum for representatives from the military, industry and academia to connect and share knowledge with the international training, education and simulation sectors. Presenting a unique overview of the industry’s latest innovations, the event provides visitors with a platform to discuss developments in this evolving market and exchange ideas about future requirements for military training and simulation.

ITEC 2017 will take place at Ahoy, Rotterdam in The Netherlands.  ITEC is a multi-faceted event that reflects this community's desire for continuous learning in dealing with the world's increasing diversity of threats and challenges in the areas of simulation and military training.

The opening keynote panel includes Dr Tom Killion, Chief Scientist, NATO; Major General Martin Wijnen, Deputy Commander, Royal Netherlands Army; and  Chérie Smith, Deputy Program Executive Officer, PEO STRI, United States Army. 

This year's conference agenda will explore the theme: “Innovation through Collaboration in Military Training and Education: Focusing Efforts, Harvesting Success”. The main ITEC three-day conference will be divided into the following streams: M&S Technologies and Architectures, Training and Education- Requirements to Solutions, and Dual Use Training Applications.

ITEC 2017 will also feature a conference on Advanced Engineering, which will explore simulation and training from a simulation and training perspective and will include speakers from companies on the forefront of this rapidly evolving sector, providing viewpoints and ideas to both challenge and inspire. For more information, visit https://www.itec.co.uk/advanced-engineering#/

In the lead up to ITEC 2017, we interviewed our speakers to get their views about the industry and their session. You can read all the speaker interviews at https://www.itec.co.uk/speaker-interviews-hov9#/

The F-35 Conference, which takes place at ITEC 2017 on 18 May, is Europe’s premier F-35 event, partnered with Lockheed Martin and sponsored by CAE, Rheinmetall Defence and Rockwell Collins. This year, The F-35 Conference focuses on the training and integration of the fifth generation, with the theme: 'F-35 Lightning II: A Cultural Shift in the Training and Integration Paradigm'. For more information, including a complete conference agenda and speaker interviews, please visit www.f35conference.co.uk .

For complete details, visit www.itec.co.uk


Daniel Mortimer
Event Manager
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Jonathan Arrowood
Conference Producer
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Steve Baker
VIP and Military Engagement
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