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On Monday June 26th, Flo Group will act as industry chair for the first Support & Information Innovation Community of Interest (SII-COI) bringing together Defence and Industry to address challenges, concepts, capabilities and ways of working across supply chain logistics.

The SII-COI series of events will look at:

  • Concept to capabilities
  • Trends and analysis
  • Logistics and wider use cases for new technologies

Events are being planned to focus on Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Robotics and Autonomous Logistics. If you would be interested in submitting a paper for the events or in presenting at one of the forums then please make your enquiry here.

The first in the series of events will centre on Blockchain.

AGENDA | Blockchain & Defence Logistics

Date: 26th June 2017
Location : IBM United Kingdom Limited, Innovation Theatre, Galileo Centre, Hursley Park, Winchester, Hants, SO21 2J
Time : 08:30 to 15:00

JOIN ONLINE : the full session will be available to stream online here.

Time                 Topic

09:00 am           ARRIVAL & REGISTRATION     Tony Dawe / Louise Moules | IBM Public Sector Defence

09:30 am           Welcome         Mike Blake | Briefing Consultant, Hursley Executive Briefing Centre

09:40 am           Challenge        UK MoD

10:00 am           IBM Keynote   Intro to Blockchain  Phillip Jolley | IBM Exec Partner, Public Sector Defence 

10:30 am           ICOs and tokens, a new asset class to finance a business Jonny Fry / Gary Nuttall | Team Blockchain

10:50 am           BREAK

11:10 am           Smart Contracts  Lee Bacon | Clyde & Co                           

11:30 am           Blockchain helping the 2 billion unbanked and the role of biometrics being used for identification Jochen Heussner | Humaniq

11:50 am           Blockchain Use cases in Logistics  David Gorman | IBM Global Blockchain LabsEnablement, CTO Europe Office & Robert Musgrove | IBM Associate Partner, Digital Operations & IoT Lead (Public)

12:10 pm           An alternative view  Southampton University

12:45 pm           LUNCH

01:15 pm           Breakout session – So What for Defence Logistics   Steve Green | Flo Group

01:45 pm           Breakout feedback & Plenary Steve Green | Flo Group                                                                     

02:15 pm           Site Tour, Emerging Tech and Internet of Things Demo Labs    Mike Blake | Briefing Consultant, Hursley Executive Briefing Centre

03:30 pm           END OF DAY