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Simplified Technical English Courses

23rd - 25th October 2018 Simplified Technical English Courses

Team Defence Information Head Office, Rudgeway, Bristol  more

Data Management Expert Group

22nd October 2018 Data Management Expert Group

Venue: Team Defence Information Time: 12:30 - 16:30 Background The Joint Information Group sponsored a review of data management across Team Defence which concluded that, whilst MOD has recognised the importance of a comprehensive Data Management approach, there are a number of challenges which still exist at the MOD / Industry interface. A key recommendation for this work was that the JIG Board sponsor a Team Defence expert group to share information within the Data Management arena to: • Improve awareness of ongoing activity • Enable greater alignment of initiatives • Increase the re-use of knowledge and experience Meeting Participation can be in-person at the TD-Info office, 6A Pinkers Court, Briarlands Office Park, Gloucester Road, Rudgeway, Bristol BS35 3QH or remote via Telecon: 0844 546 4000 PIN: 8208796#  more

Support Chain Seminar 18 - 'Modernising Defence Support'

18th October 2018 Support Chain Seminar 18 - 'Modernising Defence Support'

The theme for SCS18 is 'Modernising Defence Support'. ‘Exploring how innovation in Contracting for Support and embracing modern Support Enablers in the digital age will help to meet MoD and Industry aspirations to achieve a transformed Defence Support Network; which will result in cost effective solutions to meet the current and future operational challenges.’ Save the date for the Supply Chain Seminar 2018. If you have any questions &/or suggestions about this event, please email secetariat@teamdefence.info  more

Packaging in Equipment Acquisition & Support (PEAS) Forum Meeting

16th October 2018 Packaging in Equipment Acquisition & Support (PEAS) Forum Meeting

Venue: TD Info Head Office, Briarlands Office Park, Rudgeway, Bristol  more

MOD ISS 1* Customer Board Meeting

8th October 2018 MOD ISS 1* Customer Board Meeting

Attended by Phil Williams (Managing Director TD-Info) representing Industry as a Customer  more

JIG Engagement Team Review Group Face to Face

1st October 2018 JIG Engagement Team Review Group Face to Face

This Joint Information Group (JIG) Engagement Team Review Group meeting is to review the scope and prioritisation of potential JIG’s interventions in order to maintain an effective and optimal JIG programme; it will review CAPS on behalf of the JIG Board and may approve initiation of projects pending formal approval at the next JIG Board meeting.  more

Non-TD-Info Event: EGADD AGM

26th September 2018 Non-TD-Info Event: EGADD AGM

Annual Meeting of The Export Group for Aerospace, Defence & Dual-Use (EGADD) hosted in London at ADS Group  more

Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

24th September 2018 Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

Agenda to be confirmed nearer the date MOD Corsham - Rm 316, Bldg 405. In[person attendees response deadline 20 Sept; also possible to join session via telecon - see invite for details  more

Non TD Info Event:  Supporting Agile Development of SMEs in Security & Defence Sectors

21st September 2018 Non TD Info Event: Supporting Agile Development of SMEs in Security & Defence Sectors

"The Knowledge Transfer Netowrk (KTN) Defence and Security (D&S) Advisory Board has been set up to build new links and encourage more engagement across the UK innovation network..." "The D&S Board recognise that agile development can be challenging for SMEs in the defence and security marketplace and you have the opportunity to join them in a workshop designed to capture the challenges faced in key areas..."  more

MOD ISS Industry Engagement – facilitated by techUK - likely date 11th September

11th September 2018 MOD ISS Industry Engagement – facilitated by techUK - likely date 11th September

Register for the ISS Mailing List by contacting Charlie Wyatt - Charlie.Wyatt@techUK.org  more

Non TD Info Event - SCAF Annual Conference

11th September 2018 Non TD Info Event - SCAF Annual Conference

SCAF Annual Conference - “Cost Benefit Analysis: What is the Benefit?” Venue: RUSI, Sixty One, Whitehall, London  more

JIG Engagement Team Review Group Face to Face - Cancelled

24th August 2018 JIG Engagement Team Review Group Face to Face - Cancelled

This Joint Information Group (JIG) Engagement Team Review Group meeting is to review the scope and prioritisation of potential JIG’s interventions in order to maintain an effective and optimal JIG programme; it will review CAPS on behalf of the JIG Board and may approve initiation of projects pending formal approval at the next JIG Board meeting.  more

Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

13th August 2018 Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

Agenda to be confirmed nearer the date MOD Corsham. If you wish to participate in ICEF meetings, and be included on the mailing list. please email carl.billson@teamdefence.info  more

DSN(T) Industry Information Exchange - Session 3

31st July 2018 DSN(T) Industry Information Exchange - Session 3

Venue: Rolls-Royce, Whittle House, WH56, PO Box 3, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7QE Time: 10:00 - 15:00  more

Non TD Info Event - ITAR 2018 – US EXPORT CONTROLS WORKSHOP

23rd - 25th July 2018 Non TD Info Event - ITAR 2018 – US EXPORT CONTROLS WORKSHOP

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Data Management Expert Group Meeting

23rd July 2018 Data Management Expert Group Meeting

Background The Joint Information Group sponsored a review of data management across Team Defence which concluded that, whilst MOD has recognised the importance of a comprehensive Data Management approach, there are a number of challenges which still exist at the MOD / Industry interface. A key recommendation for this work was that the JIG Board sponsor a Team Defence expert group to share information within the Data Management arena to: • Improve awareness of ongoing activity • Enable greater alignment of initiatives • Increase the re-use of knowledge and experience Meeting Participation can be in-person at the TD-Info office, 6A Pinkers Court, Briarlands Office Park, Gloucester Road, Rudgeway, Bristol BS35 3QH or remote via Telecon: 0844 546 4000 PIN: 8208796#  more

Def Stan 00-600 WG re launch on 19th July

19th July 2018 Def Stan 00-600 WG re launch on 19th July

Team Defence Information Office, 6a Pinkers Court, Briarlands Office Park, Rudgeway, Bristol  more

MOD ISS Industry Engagement – facilitated by techUK

17th July 2018 MOD ISS Industry Engagement – facilitated by techUK

TechUK Head Office, 10 St Bride St, London EC4A, UK - Register for the ISS Mailing List by contacting Seema.patel@techuk.org  more

Non-TD-Info Event: The Farnborough Air Show

16th - 22nd July 2018 Non-TD-Info Event: The Farnborough Air Show

Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Trade Site ... www.farnboroughairshow.com It starts at Farnborough. Being the largest industry event on the aerospace calendar in 2016, the show was also a major opportunity to showcase new ...  more

NON-TD-Info Event: Re-imagining Defence Acquisition & Rethinking Power Projection, City Forum

12th July 2018 NON-TD-Info Event: Re-imagining Defence Acquisition & Rethinking Power Projection, City Forum

Organised by Cityforum, in collaboration with MoD, DCDC and supported by Team Defence Information.  more

Joint Professional Development Working Group

5th July 2018 Joint Professional Development Working Group

Venue: Team Defence Information, 6a Pinkers Court, Briarlands Office Park, Bristol  more

MOD ISS 1* Customer Board

4th July 2018 MOD ISS 1* Customer Board

TD-Info attends this session representing Industry's postiion as a customer of MOD ISS. This session is NOT availabe to TD-Info members.  more

Combined Technical Documentation Working Group

3rd July 2018 Combined Technical Documentation Working Group

For more information about this group please contact Rick Hamerslag  more

Non TD-Info Event: Big Data for Defence Conference; 20% discount for TD-Info members

27th - 28th June 2018 Non TD-Info Event: Big Data for Defence Conference; 20% discount for TD-Info members

The Big Data for Defence Conference, organised by Defence IQ and based in London is a 2-day event featuring international defence speakers and a UK MOD keynote from General Sir Gordon Messenger, Vice Chief of Defence Staff. TD-Info members (including MOD) can gain a 20% discount by using a promotion code.  more

Non TD-Info Event: Undersea Defence Technology (UDT), Glasgow

26th - 28th June 2018 Non TD-Info Event: Undersea Defence Technology (UDT), Glasgow

Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) June 2018, SEC, Glasgow. Member Babcock International has an Innovation Zone where it is offering start – ups and small businesses the unique opportunity to showcase their latest innovations. The Babcock Innovation Zone, a bespoke exhibition space, will be available for enterprising businesses to promote their contemporary technologies, innovations and industry solutions at the international event.  more

Non TD Info Event: Kahootz User Conference

22nd June 2018 Non TD Info Event: Kahootz User Conference

Non TD Info Event: Kahootz User Conference - "Altogether Smarter Working" This years conference will feature presentations from Agile Elephant, DE&S, the Defence Infrastructure Organisation and Team Defence Information. The presentation will look look at a broad range of topics including effects of closer collaboration, service governance, user empowerment, training and information security.  more

Non TD Info Event: Launch of UKCloudX, Farnborough

21st June 2018 Non TD Info Event: Launch of UKCloudX, Farnborough

Launch of UKCloudX Farnborough, hosted by Margot James MP, the Minister for Digital in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.  more

Non-TD-Info Event: Defence Advisory Council Session & Optional Dinnner

21st June 2018 Non-TD-Info Event: Defence Advisory Council Session & Optional Dinnner

Dell & SBL Defence Advisory Council and Dinner – 21st June 2018 @ The Manor House, Chippenham. 12pm until 5pm with optional evening meal at The White Hart restaurant.  more

Supply User Group

20th June 2018 Supply User Group

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Non TD Info Event - Invitation to attend ShareAspace Forums 2018

19th June 2018 Non TD Info Event - Invitation to attend ShareAspace Forums 2018

Digitalization, Digital Twin, Digital Thread, Industrial Internet, Bi-Modal PLM, PLM Backbone and PLM Obsolescence have all lead to an increased interest in what Eurostep and ShareAspace stand for with Openness, Life Cycle, Collaboration, Standards, Security and multiBOM integration.  more

Export Controls - Workshop No 8 - JIG Project

14th June 2018 Export Controls - Workshop No 8 - JIG Project

Devonport House, Keynsham, Durley Lane, BS31 2AT  more

Non TD Info Event - Security Briefing - Engaging with the National Cyber Security Centre

14th June 2018 Non TD Info Event - Security Briefing - Engaging with the National Cyber Security Centre

ADS is pleased to offer members the opportunity to attend its first formal briefing with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Following its operational establishment in October 2016, the NCSC's structures for engaging with industry have developed considerably, and this briefing will allow members to understand first-hand both these and the new body's wider roles and responsibilities.  more

JIG Engagement Team Review Group Face to Face

6th June 2018 JIG Engagement Team Review Group Face to Face

This Joint Information Group (JIG) Engagement Team Review Group meeting is to review the scope and prioritisation of potential JIG’s interventions in order to maintain an effective and optimal JIG programme; it will review CAPS on behalf of the JIG Board and may approve initiation of projects pending formal approval at the next JIG Board meeting.  more

Non TD Info Event: UK Industry Export Control Forum

6th June 2018 Non TD Info Event: UK Industry Export Control Forum

ADS Group says Chris Barrell of the ECJU is speaking at this session of the UK Industry Export Control Forum; a one day conference with breakout workshop sessions, aimed at those working in Export Controls at both beginner and intermediate level  more

SCAF Event - “Are We Making the Best Use of Cost and Schedule Estimating?”

5th June 2018 SCAF Event - “Are We Making the Best Use of Cost and Schedule Estimating?”

CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline Please let us know if you plan on submitting a paper and what your planned topic will be no later than 5th March 2018. Forward details to: Neil Morrill at ndmorrill@dstl.gov.uk or call 01980 955548.  more

Simplified Technical English Courses

22nd - 24th May 2018 Simplified Technical English Courses

Team Defence Information Head Office, Rudgeway, Bristol  more

Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

21st May 2018 Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

Agenda to be confirmed nearer the date and invite sent to members of this community. If you are not on the invite list and wish to be, please email carl.billson@teamdefence.info  more

Packaging in Equipment Acquisition & Support (PEAS) Forum Meeting

17th May 2018 Packaging in Equipment Acquisition & Support (PEAS) Forum Meeting

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Data Management Expert Group Meeting

15th May 2018 Data Management Expert Group Meeting

Team Defence Data Management Expert Group Meeting. The JIG sponsored a review of data management across Team Defence which concluded that, whilst MOD has recognised the importance of a comprehensive Data Management approach, there are a number of challenges which still exist at the MOD/Industry interface. A key recommendation for this work was that the JIG Board sponsor a Team Defence expert group to share information within the Data Management arena.  more

Global Supply Chain Debate

8th May 2018 Global Supply Chain Debate

University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL  more

DSN(T) Briefing – Delivery Phase Activity Update – Session 2

26th April 2018 DSN(T) Briefing – Delivery Phase Activity Update – Session 2

Rolls-Royce, Horizon Hall, Filton, Bristol 10:00 - 13:00 In recognition of its importance, the meeting will be devoted to the Defence Support Network Transformation; (DSN(T)) and how Industry will contribute to the success of the transformation in Defence Support. We urge everyone to take this opportunity to get involved in this important programme.  more

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Session - Support Information Innovation - Community of Interest (SII-COI) #4

25th April 2018 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Session - Support Information Innovation - Community of Interest (SII-COI) #4

Places are limited and these sessions are popular so attendees must commit to attending in full for this all-day session.  more

The SCAF 2018 Cost Estimating Challenge

24th April 2018 The SCAF 2018 Cost Estimating Challenge

Location: Aerospace Bristol, BS34 5BZ  more

Kick-off Meeting of the Good Practice Study Group 2018

24th April 2018 Kick-off Meeting of the Good Practice Study Group 2018

Kick-off meeting of the Team Defence Information Good Practice Study Group 2018 cohort. Apply now to join. The world of work is changing rapidly across the intersection of people, processes and technology. Think about examples: agile working, AI and machine learning, augmented reality, robotics and automation, emotional intelligence for better collaborative working, digital twins, data analytics, blockchain, 3-D printing, new legislation affecting business (e.g. GDPR), working ‘digital first’, recruitment/retention, developing innovation, changing work patterns and new materials. How are they impacting the world of work, your future and that of the organisation who employs you?  more

Non TD Info Event - A view from the Information Commissioners Office (ICO): Preparing for GDPR

20th April 2018 Non TD Info Event - A view from the Information Commissioners Office (ICO): Preparing for GDPR

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Defence Information 2018

18th - 19th April 2018 Defence Information 2018

Save the date! Expect this event to be bigger and better than ever, including more space for exhibitors. Planning is underway - send your suggestions to comms@teamdefence.info  more

Engineering Support User Group (ESUG)

17th April 2018 Engineering Support User Group (ESUG)

By invitation only - please contact the MOD lead  more

**Cancelled - Training and Operational Services Group (TOSG)**

17th April 2018 **Cancelled - Training and Operational Services Group (TOSG)**

Venue: Team Defence Information Head Office, Rudgeway, Bristol  more

Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

16th April 2018 Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

Agenda to be confirmed nearer the date MOD Corsham - Rm 307, Bldg 405. Telecon details issued via mailing list. Email secretariat@teamdefence.info if you wish to be added to ICEF mailing list  more

Workshop on Improving Industry experience of using the Single Point of Contact (SPOC)

13th April 2018 Workshop on Improving Industry experience of using the Single Point of Contact (SPOC)

Workshop organised by MOD ISS Customer Services and the MOD Continual Service Improvement (CSI) team as part of the Customer at the Heart (CATH) approach from MOD ISS, here examining and validating 'customer journeys' for Industry users of the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) service (aka Help Desk).  more

Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2018

27th March 2018 Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2018

Location: Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff For more Information and to register: http://www.dprte.co.uk/  more

UK Simplified Technical English Working Group

22nd March 2018 UK Simplified Technical English Working Group

UK Simplified Technical English Working Group  more

**Postponed - until April 2018** DSNT: Industry Information Exchange - Session 2

13th March 2018 **Postponed - until April 2018** DSNT: Industry Information Exchange - Session 2

Worskhop 2 on a JIG-approved activity based on a Project Initiation Document (PID) to the Defence Support Network Transformation team. It aims to scope and define the information exchanges with industry that will be needed to enable a Defence Support Network  more

**** POSTPONED **** CoL Event: More Than Technology: Transforming Innovation into Value

8th March 2018 **** POSTPONED **** CoL Event: More Than Technology: Transforming Innovation into Value

This session - delivered by TD-Info members BAR Associates: An interesting collection of perspectives that will illuminate the challenges and opportunities for UK innovators operating within the UK Defence and Security sector. With presentations from a range of Team Defence sector experts, the session will consider the nature of the ecosystem that supports our community of customers, partners, investors and innovators and to consider how strategic value can be the basis of creating new value. Attendees will hear from speakers at the centre of this ecosystem and those whose approach is seeing new success in meeting the national goal to create value from within Defence and externally.  more

Non-TD-Info Event: Security & Policing Home Office Event

6th - 8th March 2018 Non-TD-Info Event: Security & Policing Home Office Event

The official UK Government global security event takes place 6-8 March 2018  more

techUK Event - RAF 100 Dinner

1st March 2018 techUK Event - RAF 100 Dinner

19:15 - 22:45 - Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ  more

Non TD-Info Event: Combat Support Week, London (15% off for TD-info Members)

27th February - 1st March 2018 Non TD-Info Event: Combat Support Week, London (15% off for TD-info Members)

Combat Support Week, chaired by General Sir Peter Wall, Former Chief of the General Staff of the British Army (2011-2014), will integrate a collaborative, end-to-end approach to combat support through joint-force panels, industry case studies and shared networking sessions. For more information visit http://bit.ly/2s0tBAR, call +44 (0)207 036 1300 or email enquire@defenceiq.com. The discount code for TD-Info members is available  more

Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

26th February 2018 Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS

See agenda and supporting documents for this meeting provided for members. Review of the current 'Top 3' Industry issues: 1. Security clarification for Industry (e.g. an Industry Security Notice) around handling of ITAR, NPPII etc. sensitive docs with MODNET; 2. Issues arising from Changes to Defence Intranet and the Boundary Protection Service (BPS) including Industry loss of access to other Industry partner's applications hosted by MOD; 3. Issues arising from MOD notification about cessation of SCI laptops; Customer At The Heart and the SPOC Service Feedback; 1300 - 1700 - MOD Corsham - Rm 316, Bldg 405  more

DSNT: Industry Information Exchange

22nd February 2018 DSNT: Industry Information Exchange

DSNT Defence Support Network - Industry Information Exchange Project - Initial Workshop 22 Feb 18 The Joint Information Group submitted a Project Initiation Document (PID) to the Defence Support Network Transformation team to initiate a project to scope and define the information exchanges with industry that will be needed to enable a Defence Support Network. This activity was endorsed before Christmas by both Dick Dixon and Andy Curtis and has been in planning during January. This will build on previous work, such as the Logistic Coherence Information Architecture (LCIA). The first workshop will be held at Briarlands on 22 Feb 18 - from 1000 - 1600. Places will be limited due to space, but the second session on Tue 13 Mar will be able to accommodate greater numbers.  more

Non TD-Info Event - Bridging the Concept to Capability Gap Symposium 2018

21st - 22nd February 2018 Non TD-Info Event - Bridging the Concept to Capability Gap Symposium 2018

The aim of the event is to examine defence and other models for concept to capability development in order to identify best practice that might be adopted. It will examine the challenges of turning concepts into capability. Set in the context of calls for greater ‘agility’ and ‘innovation’, it is also set in the specific context of the need for more rapid capability insertion in a Future Operating Environment characterised by complexity, instability, uncertainty and pervasive information.  more

MOD ISS Industry Engagement – facilitated by techUK

16th February 2018 MOD ISS Industry Engagement – facilitated by techUK

Register for the ISS Mailing List by contacting Seema.patel@techuk.org  more

Non TD-Info Event: UK Cyber Security Export Strategy - ADS Briefing

13th February 2018 Non TD-Info Event: UK Cyber Security Export Strategy - ADS Briefing

ADS is pleased to invite members to attend a briefing on the next edition of the UK Government's Cyber Security Export Strategy. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage the Deputy Director of Cyber Security at DIT DSO, Clive Jones, who has been responsible for overseeing the development and production of the refreshed strategy document.  more

Data Management Expert Group Meeting

8th February 2018 Data Management Expert Group Meeting

Team Defence Data Management Expert Group Kick-off meeting. The JIG sponsored a review of data management across Team Defence which concluded that, whilst MOD has recognised the importance of a comprehensive Data Management approach, there are a number of challenges which still exist at the MOD/Industry interface. A key recommendation for this work was that the JIG Board sponsor a Team Defence expert group to share information within the Data Management arena.  more

Non-TD Info Event -  Pitch@Palace 9.0

31st January 2018 Non-TD Info Event - Pitch@Palace 9.0

Pitch@Palace 9.0 is looking for innovation solutions to enhance the support and protection for the men and women who serve in the UK’s Armed Forces, across the range of challenges.  more

TD-Info Council - by Invitation only

31st January 2018 TD-Info Council - by Invitation only

Invitations have gone out to TD-Info Council members and we look forward to a rewarding evening and to welcoming our MOD guest speaker  more

SII-COI 3 'Internet of Things (IoT) & Connected Devices for Defence Support'

30th January 2018 SII-COI 3 'Internet of Things (IoT) & Connected Devices for Defence Support'

SAP will kindly host the first SII-COI event of 2018 at their office in London. The event is on 'Internet of Things (IoT) & Connected Devices for Defence Support'. This event is one in a series organised by the Support & Information Innovation Community of Interest (SII-COI)  more

28th Packaging in Equipment Acquisition & Support (PEAS) Forum Meeting

23rd January 2018 28th Packaging in Equipment Acquisition & Support (PEAS) Forum Meeting

PROVISIONAL:to be confirmed  more

Non TD-Info Event - Collective Training Transformation Programme

23rd January 2018 Non TD-Info Event - Collective Training Transformation Programme

Collective Training Transformation Programme (CTTP) is the Army’s methodology of moving towards the Future Collective Training System. Second in series of three Industry days. Content: A brief on the scope and constituent parts of CTTP and an explanation of the outcomes, benefits and macro timeline  more

Non-TD Info Event - Innovation in Information by Technical Documentation World Ltd

18th January 2018 Non-TD Info Event - Innovation in Information by Technical Documentation World Ltd

TDW event "Innovation in Information" - this seminar focuses on the now and future of technical publications and how innovation is changing the way we can create and deploy information to support our products and platforms.  more

JIG Architecture Models - Workshop 6

18th January 2018 JIG Architecture Models - Workshop 6

The next workshop for the Architecture Models JIG Project will be held on 18th January 2018. The aim of this project is to examine the need and benefits for sharing architecture models between MOD and Industry, how this may be achieved pragmatically and the implications on policy, processes and working practices. The MOD’s Defence as a Platform (DaaP) initiative is used as the ICT case study. If you wish to engage and contribute on this JIG project please contact Dave Hawken (MOD ISS) and Catherine Meyrick-Evans (TD-Info). If you wish to join by teleconference: 0844 546 4000 PIN: 8208796# or Skype. We look forward to seeing you at the next workshop.  more

Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS - At TD-Info office & on Telecon

15th January 2018 Industry Customer Engagement Forum (ICEF) with MOD ISS - At TD-Info office & on Telecon

Agenda to be confirmed nearer the date - in the meantime, please refer to the notes from ICEF meeting on 6 December and telecon on 20 Dec  more

Support Maintenance Working Group

11th January 2018 Support Maintenance Working Group

Abbey Wood NH3 Atrium 301  more