British Military Officials to Present Four Briefings at Defence Aviation Safety 2020

SMi reports: The Royal Air Force and UK MoD are set to present at the Defence Aviation Safety conference, which will convene in London next April.

London, United Kingdom, November 28, 2019 --( Defence Aviation Safety, which will convene in London on the 23rd and 24th of April 2020, aims to bring together military leaders and defence experts from around the world to discuss strategies aiming to enhance the protection of lives and capability of those in the military aviation domain.

Registration is live on the website and an early bird saving of £400 is available for bookings made before 13th December 2019:

The conference agenda features presentations from both UK and international military speakers, including four presentations from senior British Military officials from The Royal Air Force and UK Ministry of Defence:
“DE&S Aviation Safety Priorities for a Varied and Complex Portfolio of Air Platforms and Systems”
• DE&S’s commitment to safety across the enterprise
• Enhancing capability of UK Aviation Platforms through increased safety systems
• Creating a safety culture driven leadership
• Examples and case studies of safety best practice
Simon Bollom, Chief Executive, DE&S

“Delivering Combat Air Power Whilst Ensuring Safety”
• Optimising front line operations for the RAF: why safety remains key for mission success
• The rise in complex delivery of aviation assets both at home and abroad and how this challenges safety of air platforms and systems
• Generating safety culture and leadership across No.1 Group
Air Vice Marshal Harvey Smyth, Air Officer Commanding, No. 1 Group, Royal Air Force

“AOC 22 Group: Maximising Safety Through Enhanced Training of Royal Air Force Personnel”
• Keeping safety front of mind when training across No. 22 Group
• Creating a safety-first culture across all training
• Lessons from incidents and outsourcing
Air Vice Marshal Warren James, Air Officer Commanding, No. 22 Group, Royal Air Force

“The Royal Air Force Safety Centre: Improving Safety and Preventing Loss of Life”
• Delivering safety across all air assets
• RAF Safety Management Systems-using data to drive future safety efficiencies
• Reducing risks and preserving life: examples of safety cases from recent operations
Air Commodore Mark Jeffery, Head of RAF Safety Centre, Royal Air Force

As the only event which focuses specifically on safety within defence aviation, this conference is a must-attend for military aviators, as well as defence experts from government and industry.

The full agenda and speaker line-up can be viewed online at:

Defence Aviation Safety Conference
23rd – 24th April 2020
London, UK

To sponsor or exhibit at the conference, please contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or

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