100th Air Refuelling Wing, US Air Force to deliver briefing at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference

  • Posted by Maria Ardael
  • August 27, 2019 2:24 PM BST
SMi Reports: Air mobility expert, Troy Pananon, US Air Force announced to present at the 20th Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference

A new speaker is announced for the upcoming 20th Annual Military and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference, taking place on 3rd – 4th December in Lisbon, Portugal. Colonel Troy Pananon Wing Commander, 100th Air Refuelling Wing, US Air Force. Colonel Pananonwill be presenting amongst 26 other expert speakers and 10 sponsors and exhibitors on the two-day agenda.

His presentation will be about ‘Extending Reaching and Deterrence Through Unrivalled Air Refuelling Across Europe and Africa’ and will brief on:

  • Integrating the 100th ARW’s KC-135 fleet with the resources of allied partners to provide extended reach within the European theatre
  • Extending reach: providing deterrent value through the high readiness status of the wing – MRO considerations
  • Providing on-demand AAR capabilities for US Air Forces in Europe: the bloody 100th as a key enabler
  • What lessons the wing can implement moving forward to maintain operational effectiveness

For the full agenda and speaker line-up, the brochure is available to download at http://www.military-airlift.com/telco    

The conference will also include 4 more networking opportunities:

1)      Pre-Conference: Networking reception, hosted by Gold Sponsor, SkyTech

Monday 2nd December | Welcome Reception | 19.00 | Sana Metropolitan Hotel

2)      Day 1, post conference networking reception sponsored by Embraer

Tuesday 3rd December | 19.00 – 20.00 | Sana Metropolitan Hotel

3)      Day 2, post conference networking reception sponsored by Airbus

Wednesday 4th December | 19.00 – 18.30 | Sana Metropolitan Hotel

4)      Day 3, post conference site visit hosted by the Portuguese Air force

Thursday 5th December 2019 | 09.00 - 13.00 | Montijo Air Base

For those interested in attending the conference, there is an early bird saving of £300 available for bookings made before 30th September 2019. Registrations can be made online at http://www.military-airlift.com/telco    

Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference

3rd and 4th December 2019

Lisbon, Portugal

Lead Sponsor: Embraer Defense & Security 
Gold Sponsors: Airbus, SkyTech
Sponsors: IrvinGQ, JBT®, Jetex Mission Planning, Leonardo, TLD Group, U.S. Cargo Systems, World Fuel Services

For sponsorship and exhibition enquiries, please contact Sadia Malick, on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email smalick@smi-online.co.uk

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