The Defence Aviation Safety Conference to Include Five Essential UK Ministry of Defence Briefings

  • Posted by Natasha
  • December 18, 2018 3:55 PM GMT
SMi Group is thrilled to announce that registration is open for the Defence Aviation Safety Conference, taking place in London on 29th and 30th April 2019.

With support of The Defence Safety Authority, UK MoD, it is with great pleasure to announce that the event brochure is now available to download from the website.

Book your place now ( to qualify for a £200 Early Bird Discount – valid only until 31st January 2019.

The conference agenda features 22 military speakers, including 5 essential briefings from the UK MoD, showcasing the very latest strategies and technologies being used to enhance aviation safety across a broad range of platforms and systems.

5 UK MoD briefings at the Defence Aviation Safety Conference:

Conference Chair: Lieutenant General Richard Felton CBE, Director General, Defence Safety Authority UK MoD

1) DE&S Strategies to Ensure Safe Operations of UK Helicopter Platforms
Air Vice Marshal Graham Russell, Director Helicopters, DE&S UK MoD

2) Managing Complex and Varied Rotary Operations Whilst Ensuring Safety
Rear Admiral Jon Pentreath, Commander, Joint Helicopter Command, Army Head Quarters

3) Ensuring Airworthiness UK Mod Platforms and Systems
Mr. Timothy Rountree, Director Safety & Environment, Quality and Technology, DE&S UK MoD

 4) Typhoon Force: Delivering Air Superiority and Combat Effectiveness Whilst Ensuring Safety
Air Commodore Mark Chappell, Typhoon Force Commander, Royal Air Force

5) The Royal Air Force Safety Centre: Assuring Air System Safety for Maximum Capability and Delivery
Air Commodore Mark Jeffery, Head of RAF Safety Centre, Royal Air Force

An event infographic has been released, detailing information on who attended (job title, seniority, countries) the Defence Safety Conference in October.

As the only event specifically dedicated to Defence Aviation Safety, this is a must attend event for Air Force, Army and Navy Aviators, as well as government and industry experts.

View the agenda or register online at:      

To sponsor or exhibit at the conference, please contact: Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email


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Defence Aviation Safety Conference
29 - 30 April 2019, London, UK
REGISTER BY 31/01/19 AND SAVE £200

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