Uniting Defence Procurement

This year’s Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2020, the UK’s leading annual defence procurement and supply chain event, is going online.

Through ground-breaking technology and officially supported by The Ministry of Defence (MOD), DPRTE will be delivered as a live, interactive experience, whilst continuing to bring together a wealth of key decision makers and leading suppliers from across the UK’s defence procurement and supply chain marketplace.

Going live on 3 September, this innovative event will feature a range of product showcases, collaborative, networking and skills development opportunities, including:

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DPRTE 2020 Webinar Programme Announced

To help buyers and suppliers across the UK public sector, the DPRTE Training Partner – Procurement Advice and Support Service (PASS) – will be creating a programme of webinars to help navigate the challenges: ensuring that you are able to work effectively, compliantly and responsively in a dynamic and fast-changing environment.

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Confirmed Speakers include

Andrew Forzani

UK Ministry of DefenceChief Commercial Officer

Fayola-Maria Jack

UK Ministry of DefenceHead of Defence Commercial, Air

Jonathon Pollock

Navy CommandDeputy Director Commercial

Air Commodore Rich Withnall

UK Defence Medical ServicesMedical Director

Ruth Todd

Submarine Delivery AgencyCommercial Director

Rob Solly

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)Division Head, Defence and Security Analysis

Jim Carter

MODCommercial Director, Supply Chain

Jacqui Rock

Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO)Commercial Director

Colonel Tim Collins OBE

Leadership and Motivational Speaker

David Wotherspoon

UK Defence Solutions CentreExecutive Director - Innovation

Peter Wilkins

Defence and Security AcceleratorInnovation Partner

Graham Farnsworth

DstlHead of Intellectual Property Management