New Speaker Announcement – UK Army to Co-Present with British Army Air Corps at Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe Conference

SMi reports: UK Army to co-present with British Army Air Corps at Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe conference.

London, United Kingdom, February 21, 2018 --( SMi is thrilled to announce a new speaker to Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe conference taking place in Prague, Czech Republic on 23rd and 24th May 2018.

On day 1 of the conference, Colonel Julian Facer, Assistant Head Capability Development, Air Manoeuvre Capability, Army Headquarters, UK Army will be co-presenting with Lieutenant Colonel David Amlot, SO1 Force Development and Strategic Plans in Air Manoeuvre Capability, British Army Air Corps. They will be presenting on: "The Role of the Joint Helicopter Command in Supporting Domestic and International Operations." Their presentation will cover an array of topics including “The Importance of International Cooperation Between Helicopter Leaders in Central and Eastern Europe”, “Current Planned Helicopter Upgrades for the UK Armed Forces” and “Predicting the Future Tempo of Operations: Fighting Expectations in 2035.”

The two-day event will give attendees the opportunity to meet with the region’s most senior line up of helicopter programme managers and rotary technology experts. With speakers from the V4 nations as well as guest briefings from the UK MOD, French DGA and the Canadian Air Force. No other event will give delegates greater access to senior military decision makers from the CEE and beyond.

Key takeaways of the agenda include: Regional Keynote Presentations; International Keynote Address; International Programme Updates; Programme Developments to the UH-60 Black Hawk and UH-1Y; Procurement, Research and Collaboration; Operational Programmes; Regional Programme Updates; Vertical Lift. On both days of the conference, attendees will have the chance to immerse themselves in international interactive panel discussions.

The event is sponsored by Bell Helicopter and Leonardo.

There is currently a £200 early bird registration discount for bookings made by 28th February visit for more details.

Helicopter Technology Central Eastern Europe
23rd-24th May 2018
Prague, Czech Republic

For sponsorship and exhibition queries please contact Justin Predescu at . For delegate queries please contact Andrew Gibbons at For media queries please contact Natasha Boumediene at

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