INTERNATIONAL FUTURE SOLDIER CONFERENCE

23-24 MARCH 2020 - Sheraton Ankara, Turkey

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ABOUT

“The Warrior, Today and Tomorrow”

The support of the Ministry of National Defence (MSB), General Staff and Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB), the “International Future Soldier Conference” will be organized under the leadership of SASAD with the coordination of Defence Turkey, METU Teknokent and Teknokent Defence Industry Cluster (TSSK) on March 23-24, 2020. In this context, the conference will bring together the officials of the countries that conduct studies on “Future Soldier” concept, foreign military delegations, global defence and technology companies working in this field, Turkish defence industry, and military institutions & organizations, and it will act as a platform which provides optimum benefit and awareness for sharing information between the parties.

The main theme of the conference, “The Warrior, Today and Tomorrow” has been determined within the framework of providing opportunities for cooperation and creating common synergies in the field of “Future Soldier Concept and Technologies”. The 2-day conference will include the programs and policies of the countries that carry out Future Soldier Modernization projects, panels on new technologies in this field and business to business (B2B) meetings between global and Turkish companies.

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Within the scope of the planned conference program, panels, presentations, and discussions will be held in the following related technology fields:

Combat Clothing, Individual Equipment & Balistic Protection

Weapons, Sensors, Non Lethal Weapons, Ammunition

Power Solutions
Soft Target Protection
Soldier Physical, Mental and Cognitive Performance

Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Medical

C4ISTAR Systems

Exoskeleton Technology

CBRN

Logistics Capability

SPONSORS


Silver Sponsors

Basic Sponsors

SPONSORSHIP


Platin Sponsorship

  • The Company name and logo will be placed on the Conference website and be linked with the Company’s own website.
  • Company executives will have the opportunity to deliver an opening speech at the Conference.
  • A Company representative will have the opportunity to deliver a speech at the Conference panel.
  • The Company will be referred to in all local and international announcements related with the Conference.
  • A full page advertisement of the Company will be placed on the Conference proceedings.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be included in all press releases and press conferences.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be included in all announcements to be made in national and international magazines.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be placed on all posters and boards inside and outside the hall.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be placed on all printed materials to be prepared for the Conference.
  • The Company will have the opportunity to put its brochures, CDs and other promotional materials into the Conference bags.
  • The company logo will take on the badge holder straps

Gold Sponsorship

  • The Company name and logo will be placed on the Conference website and be linked with the Company’s own website.
  • A Company executives will have the opportunity to deliver an opening speech at the Conference.
  • A Company representative will have the opportunity to deliver a speech at the Conference panel.
  • The Company will be referred to in all local and international announcements related with the Conference.
  • A full page advertisement of the Company will be placed on the Conference proceedings.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be included in all press releases and press conferences.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be included in all announcements to be made in national and international magazines.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be placed on all posters and boards inside and outside the hall.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be placed on all printed materials to be prepared for the Conference.
  • The Company will have the opportunity to put its brochures, CDs and other promotional materials into the Conference bags.

Silver Sponsorship

  • The Company name and logo will be placed on the Conference website and be linked with the Company’s own website.
  • A Company representative will have the opportunity to deliver a speech at the Conference.
  • The Company will be referred to in all local and international announcements related with the Conference.
  • A full page advertisement of the Company will be placed in the Conference proceedings.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be included in all press releases and press conferences.
  • The Company name and/ or logo will be included in all announcements to be made in national and international magazines.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be placed on all posters and boards inside and outside the hall.
  • The Company name and/or logo will be placed on all printed materials to be prepared for the Conference

Basic Sponsorship

  • The Company name and logo will be placed on the Conference website and be linked with the Company’s own website.
  • The Company will be referred to all in local and international announcements related with the Conference.
  • The Company will have the opportunity to put strip advertisement in the Conference proceedings.
  • The Company name and/ or logo will be included in all press releases and press conferences.
  • The Company name and/ or logo will be placed on all posters and boards inside and outside the hall.
  • The Company name and/ or logo will be placed on all printed materials to be prepared for the Conference.

PROGRAM

23 March 2020 Monday

08:30-09:30Registration
09:30-10:20

Opening Speeches
Yılmaz Küçükseyhan, Executice Committee, IFSC
Mr. Öner TEKİN,  President, SaSaD
Celal Sami TÜFEKÇİ, Vice President of Defence Industries (TBC)

10:20-10:40

Keynote Speech
Lieutenant General Yavuz TÜRKGENCİ

10:40-11:00Network Break
11:00-12:30

Session 1
“Military Perspective of Today Challenge and Future Projections”

Moderator: Lieutenant General Yavuz TÜRKGENCİ

Col. Paulo Roberto Da Silva Gomes FILHO
Manager of the Brazilian Combatant Project, Brazil Army

"Soldier 2022 & Future Soldier - Austria´s Response to Present and Future Challenges on the Battlefield by Optimizing the Dismounted Soldier System"
Col. Johannes BOGNER MSD 
Head of Soldier Modernisation Programme , Austria Federal Ministry of Defence 

Mr. John H. YANCEY
Deputy, Soldier Requirements Division Maneuver CDID, FT Benning, GA

Netherlands Defence Expertise Centre Soldier and Equipment”
Lt. Col Peter Hageman
Head of the NLD Defence Expertise Centre Soldier and Equipment Stand Official Opening/Delegation Visit

12:30-13:45Lunch (open buffet)
13:45-15:15Lunch (open buffet)
13:45-15:15

Session 2
“Industrial Perspective for Digitalized Battle Field”

ModeratorCelal Sami TÜFEKÇİ, Vice President of Defence Industries

Haluk Görgün
Chairman of BOD, President & CEO,  Aselsan

Öner Tekin
General Manager and Board Member , Vestel Savunma  and Ayesaş

Simon Coverdale
Market Development, Glenair

Ahmet Hamdi Atalay  ( TBC)

General Manager, Havelsan
15:15-15:30Network Break
15:30-16:45

Session 3
“New trends and new technologies in Future Soldier Concept”

Moderator: Dr. Şaduman Aziz, Head of  R&D and Technology Management , SSB

“Honeywell Power Solutions for the Future Soldier”
Sean BYRNES
Product Marketing Director, Honeywell

Prof. Ekmel ÖZBAY
Director, Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University

Umut Gümüş
Uzman Lider, Roketsan

Prof. Hüseyin Avni ÖKTEM
Biochemisty Department, Middle East Technical University

ASELSAN’s Future Soldier Approach and Targeted Technologies
Prof. Mehmet ÇELİK
Technology and Strategy Management Vice President

16:45-17:10

Closing Remarks
Mr. Öner TEKİN,  President, SaSaD

24 March 2020 Tuesday

09:00-12:00

Hall 1/ Bilateral Meetings/ B2B meetings
Hall 2/ Working Group: Conclusion (Invitation only)

12:00-13:00Lunch(open buffet)
13:00-17:00Hall 1/ Bilateral Meetings/ B2B meetings

Sheraton Hotel Ankara

Conference - 23 March 2020 09:00-18:00
(B2B Meetings) 24 March 2020 09:00 -17:00

RSVP 0312 557 9020 / Until 18 March 2020