Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems 2020 Conference

  • Dominating the Future Battlefield with Unmanned Land Systems
  • April 1-2, 2020
  • London, United Kingdom

We proudly presents Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems (MRAS) 2020, returning to London in April, for its third successful year.

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The conference will revolve around the British Army's five RAS priorities of situational awareness, lethality, manoeuvrability, survivability and sustainability, as well as cover other main themes such as counter-IED, deep learning, AI, international cooperation, or communication systems.

Highlights for 2020:

  • The leading event in Europe for senior RAS decision-makers, operators and experts
  • New for 2020: focus on Robotic Platoon Vehicles, autonomy and manned/unmanned teaming; new speakers from the UK, US, Estonia, Sweden and Australia
  • Hear the latest updates on the UK Ministry of Defence's Robotics and Autonomous Systems programmes with a dedicated panel discussion on UK RAS modernisation
  • Discover the latest in RAS technology and find new products, techniques and opportunities in this dynamic field

As the only event specifically dedicated to robotics in the land environment, MRAS 2020 is the ideal platform to meet the most informed and renowned experts in the field of autonomous and robotic technologies. Attend the two-day conference and understand the rapidly expanding role of military robots within the modern battlespace with insights from first-class scientists, researchers, academics and senior military figures.

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Conference Chairman:

  • Brigadier (Ret'd) Ian Cameron-Mowat, Former Head of Force Protection, British Army

Host Nation Speakers

  • Major Alex Bayliss, SO1 Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Future Force Development, Capability Directorate, British Army
  • Major Martin Laverack, Requirements Manager 1, Special Projects Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search, DE&S MOD
  • Major Luke Wilson, Land Requirements Manager, DE&S MOD
  • Major Jamie Woodsend, SO2 Army Warfighting Experiment, Infantry Trials and Development Unit, British Army
  • Mr Peter Stockel, Fellow - Autonomous Systems & Innovation Autonomy Challenge Lead, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  • Dr Ivan Petrunin, Lecturer in Digital Signal Processing for Autonomous Systems, Cranfield University
  • Professor Hyo Sang Shin, Professor in GNC, Cranfield UniversityMr Andy Fawkes, Director, Thinke Company

International Military and Expert Speakers:

  • Dr Robert Sadowski SES, Army Chief Roboticist Robotics ST, US Army*
  • Lieutenant Colonel Sten Allik, Senior Staff Officer/Future Solutions, Estonian Defence Forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jon Bodenhamer, Product Manager, Applique and Large Unmanned Ground Systems, PEO CS&CSS, US Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Martijn Hadicke, Project Leader NLD Army Robot Autonomous Systems, 13th Infantry Brigade, Netherlands Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Robin Smith, SO1 Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Future Land Warfare Branch, Australian Army
  • Captain J. Evan Inglett, Ground Combat Branch Head, United States Marine Corps Warfighting Lab
  • Staff Sergeant Matt Foglesong, Robotics and Autonomy Branch Head, United States Marine Corps Warfighting Lab
  • Dr Martin Hagstrom, Programme Manager Weapon and Protection, Defence and Security Systems, FOI
  • Mr Ted Maciuba, Deputy Director, Robotics Requirements, Maneuver Capabilities Development Integration Directorate, Futures and Concepts Center US Army Futures Command
  • Senior Representative, FLIR
  • Mr Keith Mallon, Campaign Manager - Land Autonomy, QinetiQ

* denotes a speaker is subject to final confirmation

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: Mar 6, 2020