Royal Navy Vice Admiral Jerry Kyd to Present Briefing at Defence Safety Conference 2020

SMi reports: Vice Admiral Jerry Kyd, Fleet Commander, Royal Navy will present a crucial safety briefing at this year’s Defence Safety Conference.

London, United Kingdom, June 04, 2020 --( SMi Group’s Defence Safety Conference will return to London for its third year on October 5-6, 2020. Supported by the UK MoD Defence Safety Authority for the third year in a row, the conference aims to build on last year's success, with representation from 10+ countries to explore the safe delivery of defence capabilities across the land, air and maritime domains, providing a holistic overview of safety within the military.

Last year, the event boasted a line-up consisting of senior military, safety regulators, operators and providers, including 4 essential briefings from the UK MoD, showcasing the latest strategies and technologies being used to enhance safety within defence.

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This year, the conference will include a crucial safety briefing from the Royal Navy:

"Warfighting, Safely: The Right Culture to Maximise Operational Effectiveness"
- The purpose of Navies and reality of the job – being “safe” in order to deliver violence to our enemies?
- Embedding safety in our operational thinking – the importance of leadership and communication, inculcated safety culture
- The risk balance: maximising lethality without compromising our people
- Is there are trade-off between operational imperative and operating safely? – mission success vs. preserving equipment

Presented by Vice Admiral Jerry Kyd, Fleet Commander, Royal Navy

The full agenda can be viewed online at:

Defence Safety Conference
5-6 October 2020 | London, United Kingdom
Supported by the UK MoD Defence Safety Authority

Lead Sponsor: BAE Systems
Sponsors & Exhibitors: Abbott Risk Consulting, Robin Radar Systems and tlmNexus

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