20 May 2021 12pm – 2pm Market briefing Online

This session aims to give insight into HMG thinking driving the Defence Command Paper (DCP) and Defence & Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS), talking in practical terms about their implications, next steps and implementation. Interaction will be encouraged via structured Q&A.

Please see below for more information on the briefing, as well as the latest agenda.

Please note that the deadline for registrations will be COP 14 May.

Briefing Details:

  • This briefing is open to members and non-members
  • The primary focus of the briefing will be on the implications of the DCP and DSIS for the Defence sector
  • There is a limit of 2 individual registrations per company
  • The briefing will be held at OFFICIAL level, classified or commercially sensitive topics will not be discussed
  • The event will not be recorded
  • Registration deadline COP 14 May

Agenda

Item

Lead

Duration

Time

1

Opening Remarks

Air Marshal Richard Knighton (Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Military Capability))

 

Angus Lapsley (Director General Strategy and International)

 

Sir Simon Bollom (Chief Executive of DE&S)

10 mins

12:00-12:10

2

Defence Command Paper – Drivers for change

 

DSIS – Recognising industry as a strategic capability

Air Marshal Richard Knighton

 

 

 

Angus Lapsley

25 mins followed by 20 mins Q&A

 

 

12:10-12:55

3

Implications for Defence equipment and capabilities

 

A spotlight on Acquisition and Commercial reform

 

Sir Simon Bollom

 

 

 

Andrew Forzani (Chief Commercial Officer)

25 mins followed by 20 mins Q&A

 

 

 

12:55-13:40

4

Reflections from industry

Kevin Craven (DSF Executive Group Member, interim ADS CEO & Strategic Partnership Director, Serco)

 

Andrea Hough (DSF SME Co-Chair Managing Director of Atec Engineering Solutions)

 

10 mins

13:40-13:50

5

Closing remarks

Angus Lapsley


Sir Simon Bollom

 

Andrew Forzani

 

10 mins

13:50-14:00

Fred Sugden

Fred Sugden

Programme Head, Defence, techUK

Sam Wyatt

Sam Wyatt

Programme Manager, Defence and Cyber Security, techUK

Charlie Wyatt

Programme Assistant, techUK