Meet Global Armed Forces Logistical Heads and Industry Leaders at Defence Logistics 2013

Feb 22, 2013, 06:54 ET from Defence IQ

LONDON, February 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Next week senior logistical heads from global Armed Forces and industry thought leaders will meet in London to discuss the current requirements and challenges in military logistics.

Defence IQ's Defence Logistics 2013 will explore the current challenges facing Armed Forces as they withdraw from Afghanistan and the role third party logistics will play in this. Also, how the UK Armed Forces are transforming the way in which they do business in order to provide an efficient and effective logistics model that delivers results.

The full speaker line-up for Defence Logistics 2013 can be found at and will include the following senior experts:

  • Major General Ian Copeland , Director Joint Support Chain, UK MoD
  • Brigadier General Blaine Holt , J4 Director, Headquarters U.S. European Command
  • Air Commodore Barrie Thomson, Logistic Network Enabled Capability, UK MoD
  • Colonel Jaroslav Schön , Deputy Director, Logistics Planning & Development Department, Czech MoD
  • Colonel Chuck Mathé , J4, Canadian Joint Operations Command, National Defence, Canadian Forces

In addition to the speaker panel, Defence Logistics 2013 has also joined forces with industry partners in order to provide solutions to the challenges faced in the military logistics environment. Accenture, DynCorp, Volga-Denpr, Riveer and the NATO Codification Group will all be in attendance during the conference, taking place from 26-28 February 2013.

If you would like more information on Defence Logistics 2013, including the full conference agenda, please visit

Additionally, the website plays  host to a number of specially created Defence Logistics resources, including an article which brings together the viewpoints of three of the main Armed Forces involved in the Red, White and Blue of Defence Logistics, which is available to read here.

Notes to Editor:

If you would like to attend the conference as media, please contact Samantha Tanner at

Defence Logistics 2013 is sponsored by Accenture, DynCorp, Volga-Denpr, Riveer and the NATO Codification Group. More information on the event sponsors can be found at

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