7th annual Joint Forces Simulation & Training Conference


JFS&T 2016 will allow attendees to understand the various factors impacting the growth of the Military Simulation & Virtual Training market with the focus on technological developments in the field

Building on the success of the 2015 event, JFS&T 2016 will provide comprehensive training solutions through advanced strategies and technologies.

As modelling and simulation technologies and methods help organizations train to high-consequence scenarios, exercise and verify readiness, this is an event you do not want to miss. Join us and be part of a major networking experience where you will hear presentations, cases studies and panel discussions from international military services from UK, Europe and USA, focusing on the latest developments and technological advances in the quest for a more unified military unit.


  • Learn how militaries are ensuring they are mission ready across all disciplines as a single unit
  • Discover how to maximise the benefits of combined training exercises
  • Hear cutting edge presentations from key decision makers involved in training and simulation from across the globe
  • Discuss the key drivers impacting joint forces training
  • Gain in depth knowledge of the integrated training plans of key militaries from around the world
  • Network with your peers and build lasting relationships


  • Andrew Gray, Helicopter Programme Manager, European Defence Agency
  • Lieutenant General Mark O. Schissler, Deputy Chairman of the Military Committee, U.S. Air Force, NATO Military Committee, Brussels
  • Major General Janusz Adamczak, Chief of Staff NATO, Joint Force Command Brunssum
  • Brigadier General Recep Unal, Commander Air Training, Turkish Air Force (T U A F)
  • Captain Bjorn Persson, Head of Education Programmes, Air Combat Training School, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Captain Jerry Pett, DACOS Future Training and Training Acquisition, Flag Officer Sea Training, Royal Navy
  • Captain Navy (ret.) Piotr Gawliczek, Associate Professor, National Defence Faculty, National Defence University, Warsaw
  • Colonel Jaroslav Kozubek, Head of Department, Department of Tactics/ K-110, Faculty of Military Leadership, University of Defence, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Lieutenant Colonel John M. Ferrell, Deputy Director, NATO Modelling & Simulation Centre of Excellence, Italy
  • Dr Erdal Cayirci, Chief CAX Branch, Simulation, Modeling & C4, NATO JWC & University of Stavanger, Norway
  • Ryan Melville, Combat Medical Technician (UK), Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), NATO Special Operations Headquarters
  • Andy Fawkes, Director, Thinke Company Ltd
  • Dr Randall Hill, Executive Director, USC Institute for Creative Technologies
  • Professor Walt Wildemann, Director, College of Distance Education, US Naval War College

Do not miss the interactive pre-conference workshop entitled ‘Modern Techniques and Technologies for the Enhancement of Training both Regulars and Reserves’ which will be led by Andrew Joly, Director Of Strategic Design and Roy Evans, Defence Learning Consultant from Learning Technologies Group plc.

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