30 October - 01 November, 2018 | London Marriott Hotel Regents Park, London, United Kingdom

MAIN CONFERENCE DAY TWO

8:00 am - 8:50 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:50 am - 9:00 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:00 am - 9:30 am ENHANCING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN THE MILITARY

·          Improving provision of operational energy to support the modern Warfighter in an expeditionary operational environment
·          Ensuring sustainment and resilience of forward operating infrastructure
·          Assessing fuel cell mechanisms and hybrid power generation systems
·          Reflecting on the Tactical Power System project: replacing tactical generators with smart energy and power management systems to generate, store and distribute energy
·          Establishing procurement requirements and equipment criteria under the auspices of the Operational Support Capability Projects
·          Incorporating requirements of the Smart Energy and Power Management (SEPM) project to increase self-sustainability and resiliency
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Major Jeremie Angrignon-Dompierre

Project Director Directorate of Land Requirement 7-3
Canadian Armed Forces

10:00 am - 10:30 am POWER MANAGEMENT AND EFFICIENCY IN THE CONTEXT OF EXPEDITIONARY ENVIRONMENTS

Prof. Gintaras Labutis - Ass Professor Strategy, Sustainable Development and Energy Security, Lithuanian Military Academy
·          Power management and efficiency: from simple approaches towards sophisticated solutions
·          KPIs and scorecards, power management maturity levels, and roadmaps towards better power/energy management
·          Military energy behavior as an inseparable part of management innovation
·          Practical examples from the assessments of DFI energy management
·          Optimising power generation and some practical examples of incorporating alternative energy sources for military bases

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Prof. Gintaras Labutis

Ass Professor Strategy, Sustainable Development and Energy Security
Lithuanian Military Academy

10:30 am - 11:00 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:00 am - 11:30 am ENERGY RESILIENCY AND MULTINATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVES

Colonel Vasile Ionescu - Deputy Commander 10th Engineer Brigade, Romanian Armed Forces
·          Reflecting on Romanian construction experience in contingency operations
·          Designing  resilient military facilities and developing passive energy architecture to reduce emissions of military installations
·          Outlining multinational infrastructure initiatives under the auspices of NATO to attain interoperability and incorporate self-sustainable forward operating bases
·          Evaluating opportunities to contract third-party solution providers to implement low-energy house requirements
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Colonel Vasile Ionescu

Deputy Commander 10th Engineer Brigade
Romanian Armed Forces

11:30 am - 12:00 pm AUSTRIAN ENGINEERS IN FIELD CAMP CONSTRUCTION ANDSUPPORT OPERATIONS

Captain Jürgen Gruber - Head of Operations Planning, Austrian Armed Forces
·          Challenges in planning, construction and camp support"
·          Power supply equipment
·          Power eupply for the network "Field Camp": reflecting on Camp Casablanca at Suva Reka /Kosovo
·          Challenges behind the scenes at the unit level: examining lessons learned
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Captain Jürgen Gruber

Head of Operations Planning
Austrian Armed Forces

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm HELLENIC EXPERIENCE IN LIFE MILITARY ENERGY AND CARBON MANAGEMENT

Lieutenant Colonel Ilias Manolis - Staff Officer for Energy & Environment Issues, Hellenic Ministry of Defence
·          Successful examples of energy management in expeditionary and normal defense routine conditions
·          Facts and figures about the ‘Life Military Energy and Carbon Management’ project
·          Reducing energy consumption at military bases for the tri-services
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Lieutenant Colonel Ilias Manolis

Staff Officer for Energy & Environment Issues
Hellenic Ministry of Defence

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm GREENING DEFENCE AND INCORPORATING ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOLUTIONS

Colonel James Burke - Director of Engineer Corps, Irish Armed Forces (Subject to Ministerial Authorisation)
·          Outlining energy efficiency and renewable energy systems
·          Integrating alternative energy solutions into existing infrastructures
·          Optimising energy management and minimising logistics challenges of platform transportability 
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Colonel James Burke

Director of Engineer Corps
Irish Armed Forces (Subject to Ministerial Authorisation)

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION DEVELOPING A MORE RELIABLE AND EFFICIENT ELECTRIC GRID

·          Outlining current R&D to optimise system operation and reaction to abnormal conditions
·          Incorporating micro-grid controls to monitor power usage and attain energy efficiency
·          Exploring ways to enhance distributed generation and control systems in contingency operations
Evaluating facility design and net-zero emission architectures

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm IMPLEMENTATION OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS INTO MILITARY FACILITIES

·          Examining the lessons learned from the Military Energy and Carbon Management (MECM) project
·          Meeting ISO 50001 requirements and integrating sustainable energy solutions in various military facilities including Army Camps, Naval Stations and Air-Bases
·          Analysing emerging requirements and areas of development

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm POWERING THE FRONT LINE: A NATO PERSPECTIVE

·          Examining current initiatives of the NATO ENGSEC COE to increase energy efficiency for contingency operations
·          Enhancing provision of operational energy to support the modern Warfighter in an expeditionary operational environment
·          Ensuring sustainment and reducing emissions of forward operating bases

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE