The drawdown of the UK’s support and influence in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Date: Monday 02 June 2014
Location: Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London.
The Professional Engineering Institutions (PEI) Defence Lecture 2014 is organised as a joint initiative between the seven members of the PEI:
Hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Corps of Royal Engineers this year’s lecture focused on “The drawdown of the UK’s support and influence in Helmand Province, Afghanistan”.
18.55 Chairman’s welcome
19.00 Strategic plan for the drawdown in Helmand/ Afghanistan Col. Matt Bazeley, PJHQ J5
19.20 Successes of the PRT and the practicalities and implications of its drawdown in Helmand
Sarah Montgomery, Deputy Head, Ukraine Team, Department for International Development
Greg Hicks, Director Governance and Development, Department for International Development
19:40 The challenges at an operational level of the infrastructure and logistics drawdown in Helmand to meet the military strategic and political plan
Col David Brambell, Commanding Officer, 170 Engineer Group - Royal Engineers
20.00 Questions from the floor
20.20 Chairman’s closing remarks
20:25 Close of lecture and networking drinks reception.