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Defence Information 22 – Mobilising the Defence Digital Backbone
08/Jun/2022 @ 8:00 am - 09/Jun/2022 @ 5:00 pm
Defence Information 22 is a hybrid conference, with attendance in person and online. Taking place at the Active Conference Centre, Thornbury, nr Bristol. The event programme is building and speakers already in place are mentioned below. To book, click the register button on the right!
Day 1: Information Strategy & Information Enablers including Data, Cyber Risk & Cloud Services plus Digital Innovation. Speakers include
Day 2 – Support, Services & Support Information Strategies
Session 1 – Panel Chair – Ian Wilcox, CIO, Boeing Defence
Session 2 – Panel Chair – Dr Tim King, Principal Consultant, IKM Engineering Services, Babcock International Group, speakers include
Workshop One – Based upon the MDI work already underway within Defence, what do you believe is the most important aspect and is there something missing that will be essential for success? Also, do you think MOD and industry can help accelerate MDI – Rob Wright – Nexor, Steve Hyde – Multi Domain Integration Head , Multi-Domain Integration Change Programme, Steph McMenamin – Head of Information Advantage, BAE Systems and Robin Fisk – Principal Consultant, Nexor
Workshop Two – People: Building a highly skilled Digital FunctionThe Digital Strategy for Defence (2021) requires MOD to transform its workforce and develop and embed digital skills across defence. The workshop will engage conference delegates in discussing how to this can be achieved, encouraging delegates to share industry practice. Cranfield University, Defence Digital and the Defence Academy
Workshop Three – Decisions on the Edge: thinking differently about getting the most from data in Defence…What happens when Information Age fighting units lose comms? This workshop explores the data skills required to prosecute an operation when networks are stressed – or perhaps just not available. Mixing meteorological metaphors too far: how might the front-line best prepare itself for the fog of war without access to ‘the Cloud’? Relevant to warfighters, support teams, analysts, planners and – especially – leaders (at all levels). Shaun McGirr, EMEA Director of AI Strategy, Dataiku, Helga Kaminski, Senior Sales Executive, Dataiku, Tony Butler, Task Force, Team Defence Information
Workshop Four – Total Asset Readiness: Guarantee operational agility & mission preparedness – Are you mission ready? – Andrew Floyd, AVP A&D Presales, IFS Aerospace & Defense
2022 Excellence Awards
We are pleased to announce the 2022 Excellence Awards Finalists. For more information about the awards, please contact Tony Butler. Judging will take place during the event and the winner announced on Day 2. Judges are Simon Foale, Nigel ‘Noddy’ Stafford and Ben Parish. The 2022 finalists are listed below.
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