Leading Army Conference Land Forces Simulation and Training, Now Open For Registration

SMi Group Reports (2016.10.07, London, UK): Registration Now Open For Land Forces Simulation and Training 2017

Registration is now live for SMi Group's, 8th annual Land Forces Simulation and Training, taking place in Central London on the 13th and 14th February 2017.

A key theme of this conference will be the demand for realism in training for creating a robust representation of the physical, mental and ethical challenges on the battlefield. Covering simulation systems and virtual training solutions as a safe and viable alternative to live fire training.

Unlike previous events, 2017’s will have a more direct focus on Land Forces, with a brand new, expert speaker line-up, covering all areas of training, such as: the dismounted soldier, manned and unmanned vehicles, fire support, synthetic training, multinational exercises, simulation systems and much more.

Attendees will get the chance to explore with experts in their fields, the growing importance of optimising effectiveness, cost, efficiency and interoperability of training for individual nations and their allies. Featured topics include:

  • UK MoD Host Nation Address: Colonel Alistair Rodgers, Assistant Head for Training Capability Development, UK MoD 

  • Ensuring Operational Overmatch through Effective Simulation and Training at the 7th Army Training Command (Brigadier General Tony Aguto, Commanding Officer, 7th Army Training Command, U.S Army Europe)
  • Providing Effective, Strategic, and Proven Training for the German Land Forces (Brigadier General Ralf Lungershausen, Commandant of the Land Systems Technology Training Center, German Armed Forces)
  • Utilising a Synthetic Training Facility through an Immersive, Computer Generated Environment to Train up to 250 Military Personnel (Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Harman, SO1 CATT, UK MoD)
  • And new for 2017, SMi are delighted to announce the conference Chairman: Lieutenant Colonel Jonny Ormerod, SO1 Simulation, Training Branch Field Army, UK Armed Forces

There is a £400 early bird booking discount, valid until the 31st October 2016. For further information on the two-day conference or to book, please visit: http://www.landforcestraining.co.uk/telcopr 

Land Forces Simulation and Training

13th-14th February 2017

London, UK



Sponsorship enquiries, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or smalick@smi-online.co.uk


Delegate enquiries, contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or jhitchen@smi-online.co.uk 


Media enquiries, contact Shannon Cargan on +44 20 7827 6138 or scargan@smi-online.co.uk


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