LOGNET 18-1: Modernising Defence Logistics
7-8 JUNE 2018
Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel, 140 Bath Road, Harlington, Hayes UB3 5AW
LOGNET is the Ministry of Defence’s logistics support enterprise engagement and future development event. We want to engage with the logistics and engineering industry, academia, international partners and allies to optimise military logistics and promote UK prosperity; not just by being open for business, but by being open for modernisation. LOGNET is designed to improve outside understanding of UK Defence logistic requirements, and to pursue knowledge of academic and commercial capability and new developments while reinforcing partnerships through continuing engagement.
Benefits of attending LOGNET:
Background to LOGNET 18-1
Building on previous LOGNET events and following the National Security Capability Review (NSCR) the next LOGNET event seeks to complement the activity ongoing within the Modernising Defence Programme (MDP). Defence Logistics sees the opportunity to use LOGNET to develop thinking and activity influencing outcomes and future work as the department develops its next iteration of strategic direction.
LOGNET is used to support Defence Logistics in arguing the case for the UK to maintain a credible, highly capable and value for money logistics capability. This capability enables and supports military forces while contributing to Other Government Department effect. Within the themes of the Modernising Defence Programme LOGNET seeks to enable a stronger relationship with industry and welcomes new ways of thinking and innovation. Previously the LOGNET group has provided views and ideas; we have listened to these and used them to inform our work within the various reviews and activity that has been taking place. Now we are seeking a renewed discussion aiming to foster greater information-sharing and the opportunity for the relationship to be evolved.
Aim of LOGNET 18-1
The aim of LOGNET 18-1 is to update the network on the topics which are being investigated for development and to discuss in more detail some of the topics. It is then to enable the opportunity for industrial partners to consider the challenges faced, giving the opportunity for proposals to be brought back to Defence Logistics personnel within the linked 18-2 event.
LOGNET 18-1 content
The agenda for LOGNET 18-1: ‘Evolving Defence Logistics’ on 7-8 June 2018 will provide an update on Defence Logistics challenges and opportunities. It will also progress from previous LOGNET work which has brought Defence Logistic focus to these areas:
An industry response event (LOGNET 18-2) is planned for 9-10 October 2018 when the industry will have the opportunity to showcase its solutions.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Parking at the hotel is free. A special rate for the venue accommodation can be obtained through this link https://www.radissonblu-edwardian.com/lognet and other hotels can be found through all price comparison websites.
If your organisation is connected to the logistics and engineering support sector and you
would like to engage with the Defence Logistics community, please feel welcome to sign up and attend LOGNET 18-1.
Please sign up on Eventbrite through this link: www.lognet18-1.eventbrite.com