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MCCE and USTRANSCOM confirm their speakers at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling

Receive an overview of strategic and tactical airlifts in Europe with topics addressed by senior military, multinational commands and expert industry speakers.

FLORENCE, ITALY, September 12, 2016 /

EINPresswire.com

/ -- SMi’s 17th annual

Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling

conference, taking place on 29th - 30th November 2016 in Florence, will feature senior military, multinational commands and expert industry speakers providing a comprehensive overview of

strategic and tactical airlifts in Europe

. The two-day event will also enable you to participate in discussions on interoperability enhancement and how emerging technology will impact

next-generation airlift capabilities

.

Military speakers added to the agenda:
• Colonel Franck Verdierre, Director, Movement Coordination Centre Europe
• Colonel Jeff Menasco, USTRANSCOM Liaison to USEUCOM, USAFRICOM and NATO, United States Transportation Command

Our new sponsor, Volga-Dnepr, has confirmed the following speaker:
• Colon Miller, Global Director, Government & Defense Programs, Volga-Dnepr

The 2016 Speaker Panel also features:
• Laurent Donnet, Programme Manager Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling, European Defence Agency
• Brigadier General Achille Cazzaniga, Commanding Officer of the 46th Air Brigade, Italian Air Force
• Major General Christian Badia, Commander, European Air Transport Command
• Colonel Thomas Torkelson, Commander of 100 Aerial Refuelling Wing, US Air Force Europe
• Colonel Bjørn Gohn-Hellum, Vice Commander, Heavy Airlift Wing
• Colonel Torgeir Aas, Commander of the Gardermoen Air Base, Royal Norwegian Air Force
• Colonel Eric Renaut, Chief Resources Support Branch, EU Military Staff
• Group Captain Elizabeth Purcell, Chief AMCC, NATO SHAPE
• Group Captain Andrew Killey, Assistant Head of DSCOM, UK Ministry of Defence
• Group Captain Martin Cunningham, Chief of Staff - Air Mobility Headquarters, Royal Air Force (RAF)
• Michele Rega, Fixed Wing Officer, European Defence Agency
• Wiek Noldus, Programme Manager, Airlift Management Programme, NSPA
• Kenneth Carhart, Consultant, NSPA

To view the full speaker line-up and updated conference brochure, visit http://www.military-airlift.com/eimpresswire

Plus, don't miss the post-conference complimentary site visit to the Pisa Air Force Base on 1st December 2016:
Following SMi’s 17th Annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling conference, all delegates are invited to our post-conference site visit to the Pisa Air Force base. Transport will be provided to and from the conference hotel for this visit, where delegates will have the opportunity visit the facilities and the aircraft.

Vinh Trinh
SMi Group
+44 (0) 20 7827 6140
email us here

Receive an overview of strategic and tactical airlifts in Europe with topics addressed by senior military, multinational commands and expert industry speakers.

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MCCE and USTRANSCOM confirm their speakers at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling