EAAW VII International Symposium Programme

Time Session
19:00 Welcome BBQ
Event Terrace, Avon Gorge Hotel
19:00 Drinks reception
19:30 BBQ served
23:00 Cash bar closes
Time Session
08:30 Registration and coffee
09:15 Welcome and introduction
Cdr Ian Hassall RN, EAAW VII Symposium Chairman
09:20 Keynote address
Glen Sturtevant, Director for Science and Technology, Program Executive Office for Ships & Naval Sea Systems Command Surface Warfare Directorate, US Department of Navy, USA
09:50 Discussion
10:00 Energy at sea: the changing landscape
Chairman: O Simmonds, GE Power Conversion, UK
10:00 Energy as a weapon, part II
Cdr (E) Dr P J M Schulten RNLN, Ministry of Defence, the Netherlands; Rear Admiral (E) (Ret) Ir K Visser; Lt Cdr (E) R D Geertsma RNLN, Netherlands Defence Academy and Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
10:25 Exploiting total ship integration in UK Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers – Opportunity knocks
T M Dannatt, Capt S J McCarthy RN, Ministry of Defence, UK
10:50 Discussion
11:10 Coffee
11:40 The Integration challenge
Chairman: A Michael, QinetiQ, UK
11:40 Rapidly integrating unmanned systems: Finding clear blue water
G H Sturtevant, R E Fitzgerald, US Department of Navy, USA; J M Voth, A M Lowe, Herren Associates, Inc., USA
12:05 System integration challenges of delivering a power system update to Type 23 Class
S Hilder, W Roberts, Babcock International Group, UK
12:30 Discussion
12:50 Lunch
14:00 Delivering Future Maritime weapons
Chairman: R Andrews, BAE Systems, UK
14:00 The challenges of naval weapon system replacement & installation (Type 23 Seawolf to Sea Ceptor)
J Hayter, Ministry of Defence, UK; M Patel, MBDA, UK; M Gill, Babcock International Group, UK
14:25 Taking the dragon (fire) to sea: UK MOD efforts to de-risk the integration of laser DEW
A Tate, Dstl (MOD) UK; T Rumney, GKN UK, UK
14:50 Discussion
15:10 Tea
15:40 Electromagnetic launch
Chairman: Dr I Whitelegg, Rolls-Royce, UK
15:40 Integration of electromagnetic aircraft launch systems into aircraft carriers
E Waters, Babcock International Group, UK
16:05 Application & optimisation of electromagnetic catapult launch systems, and benefits of integrated energy storage
M Southall, G R Bellamy, M Louati, Dr M Benatmane, K Flint, GE Power Conversion, UK; S Lewinton, Ministry of Defence, UK
16:30 Enhancing electromagnetic launch capability: Design of a motor system to launch large UAVs from small naval platforms
Dr T Cox, Dr T Yang, Prof C Gerada, The University of Nottingham, UK
16:55 Development and characterisation of an electromagnetic payload launcher
Dr C N Watts, Babcock Defence Systems Technology, UK; Dr T Konefal, York EMC Services, UK
17:20 Discussion
18:15 Symposium Reception
The Promenade Deck, ss Great Britain (concluding at 2000 hours)
Time Session
08:30 Registration and coffee
09:00 Efficiency and sustainment at sea
Chairman: Lt M Den Hartog RNLN, Ministry of Defence, UK
09:00 Air-conditioning for a more survivable warship
J Buckingham, Naval Design Partnering, UK
09:25 Efficient power system design when incorporating heavy replenishment at sea capability on to the modern naval auxiliary vessel
Dr J Stevens, J Short, J McCarthy, Rolls-Royce plc, UK; Dr X Liu, G Wilson, Rolls-Royce Private Limited, Singapore
09:50 Lighting up the future – Reducing the hotel load in warships
D Capper, R Gerrard, BAE Systems, UK
10:15 Sustaining power at sea; Applicability of electrical propulsion for future fleet replenishment vessels
H Schweidler, D Megran, Babcock International Group, UK
10:40 Discussion
11:00 Coffee
11:30 Power and energy solutions
Chairman: Prof F Eastham FREng FRSE, University of Bath, UK
11:30 Time domain model of a lead-acid cell
D J Harrington, BMT Defence Services, UK
11:55 Model based designs for complex high integrity system design
Dr M Hill, Dr F Bryan, Dr N Mason, Ultra Electronics PMES, UK
12:20 Variable speed power generation and energy storage
J Allen, J Buckingham, Naval Design Partnering, UK
12:45 Discussion
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Unmanned systems, ship support and integration
Chairman: Dr S Ahmed, Office of Naval Research Global, UK
14:00 Achieving integrated command and control of unmanned systems – the Unmanned Warrior experience
W Biggs, QinetiQ, UK; Dr P Smith, Dstl, UK
14:25 Testing integration of naval electrical engineering systems at the Power Networks Demonstration Centre
Dr K I Jennett, Dr F Coffele, University of Strathclyde, UK; S Lewinton, Ministry of Defence, UK
14:50 Improving the warfighting effectiveness of the operations room team
C Vance, T Hughes, D Leahy, MBDA UK Ltd, UK
15:15 Testing the boundaries of virtual reality within ship support
J M Newell MBE, BAE Systems, UK; S Luck, BMT Defence Services, UK
15:40 Discussion
16:00 Closing summary
Rear Admiral Nigel Guild CB FREng
16:20 Close of Symposium

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