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Col Nick Kioutas

Representing Karen Saunders - PEO for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, US Army

Dr Thomas Bohné

Head, Cyber-Human Lab, University of Cambridge, UK

Jason Kennedy

VP Engineering (Defence and National Security), Improbable

Colonel Michael Bassingthwaighte DSM

Army Advisor at Australia’s High Commission, London, Australian Army

Sgt William Hall

Simulation Training Manager – SIM/VR/VBS, Commando Training Centre Royal Marines, UK

Dr Christina Balis

Global Campaign Director, Training & Mission Rehearsal QinetiQ Group

Mr Niall Campion

Founder & Managing Director, VRAI, UK

Col James York

Assistant Head Training Capability Delivery, Army Headquarters, UK

Mr Jude M. Tomasello

Programme Manager, MS&T Program Management Office Defence Health Agency, USA

Brigadier General William Glaser

Director, Synthetic Training Environment Cross Functional Team, US Army

Capt Luke Griffiths

Liaison Officer, Army Reserves, Australian Defence Staff, Australian High Commission

Capt Gregor Deeming

Army Reserves, Scottish & North Irish Yeomanry

AB Jessica Cornell

Hydrographic, Meteorological and Oceanographic Specialist, Royal Navy, UK

Lt Cdr Laura Robinson

Strategic lead for Domestic Abuse, Stalking & Harassment, Royal Navy Police, UK

Wng Cdr Colin Aitken-Palmer


Lt Cdr Zach Holliday

Director International Training, SWOS, US Navy

Lt Alexandra Head

Training Delivery and Development, Royal Navy

Paul Monis


Lt Cdr Gordon Jones

SO2 Diversity & Inclusion Policy, ESports, Royal Navy

Lt Cdr Oliver Brown

Royal Navy

Lt (Rtd) Rachel Hattersley

EA to CoS, NCHQ, Royal Navy

Capt Rachel Smallwood

Head of Human Performance, NCHQ, Royal Navy

Rebecca Rowe

Antarctic Fire Angels

David Taylor

Head of Immersive Technologies, QinetiQ, UK

Dr Steven Stoddard

Director, Center for Army Analysis & Army Modelling & Simulation Office, US Army

Emilie Reitz

Data Integration Analyst at the US Joint Staff

Maj Sander Cruiming

Simulation Centre of Excellence, Royal Netherlands Army

Seppo Aaltonen

Chief Commercial Officer, Varjo Technologies, Finland

Wim Huiskamp

Chief Scientist Modelling & Simulation and Gaming, TNO Defence, Security and Safety, The Netherlands

WO2 Ian Ferguson

Modelling and Simulation QGI, Royal School of Artillery, British Army

Andy Higgs

Co-founder & PM, Adaptive Virtual Reality Training, UK

Wng Cdr Ruari Henderson-Begg

PM Defence Operational Training Capability (Air), Royal Air Force

Christian Rouffaer

Hd Virtual Reality Unit, International Committee of the Red Cross

Capt Oliver Parsons

Founder, Air Force Gaming, USAF

Col Adjan Van Andel

Simulation Centre of Excellence, Royal Netherlands Army

Jez Whitworth

Founder First Coding, UK

Piers Thynne

Executive Director, Operations McLaren Racing Limited

WO1 Kelly Caswell-Treen

RAMC, 22 Field Hospital RSM, British Army

Lt Col Mike Fernando

RAMC, Chief Instructor, Army Medical Services Training Centre, British Army

Kay Hallsworth

Cdr RN (Rtd)

Maj Gen Gianluca Carai

Deputy Commander, Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, NATO

Karen Saunders

Program Executive Officer for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, US Army

General de Divisão Eduardo Wolski

Chief of Brazilian Army Systems Development Center, Brazilian Army

Carole Deighton

Principal Advisor Defence Training (Human Sciences) DSTL

Jon Lloyd

Senior Principal Advisor for Learning Technology, DSTL

Col Arnel David

US Army, Strategist NATO Allied Rapid Reaction Corps

Lt Col Tim Ventham

Chief of Staff, Royal School of Artillery, British Army

Surgeon Captain Kate Prior

RN, Military Clinical Director, Joint Hospital Group

Jonny Porter

Hd BD, Training & Logistic Solutions LMUK

Nick Taylor


Lt Col Caroline Woodbridge-Lewin

Head Information Warfare Group. UK Defence Academy, Joint Force Development.

Stephen Downes-Martin, Ph.D

Research Fellow, US Naval War College

Robert Siegfried

Chair at NMSG NATO Modelling and Simulation Group.

Tamsin Priscott

STSP Commercial Executive & Neuro Inclusivity Network Co-Chair DE&S Land Equipment

Major Tom Mouat MBE MSc PGCE

Directing Staff of Modelling and Simulation. Defence Academy of the UK, Cranfield University.

Jennifer Cassar

Section Head - Department of National Defence, Canada

Major Stuart Bass BSc (Hons), CEng, MIET

Battalion XO, 103 Bn REME

Grant Bailey Msc

Simulation Technical Authority. (DMaSC), Directorate of Engineering and Safety, DE&S

Rusmat Ahmed

Senior Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Asia. Bohemia Interactive Simulation

David Tagg-Oram

UK Stratcom

Tess Butler

CEO DSET and Ruddy Nice, UK


Bohemia Interactive Simulations

Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim)

Lockheed Martin UK

Your Mission is Ours


QinetiQ facilitates the co-creation of complex immersive environments for future capabilities and training programmes.


Improbable defence and national security business is dedicated to helping the UK, the US and their allies secure strategic advantage in an era of constant competition.

Raytheon UK

To deliver technologies that meet and anticipate the needs of military, government and commercial customers.

Pitch Technologies

Your global provider of products, services, and training for building distributed simulation systems.


WE EXIST TO PROTECT LIVES Pioneering Survival Technology that keeps you safe when your life depends on it.


A Next Generation Platform for Defence Simulation and Training

4GD Ltd & D3A Defence Ltd

Collaborative specialist urban and combined-arms training & environments

AVRT - Adaptive Virtual Reality Training and Teslasuit

AVRT and Teslasuit are working together to provide wireless, free-roam, fully immersive training with exceptional haptic feedback and biometric data reporting. Removing approximation from close-combat and scenario-based training, these two systems are at the cutting-edge of immersive simulation and training.


At Novatech, we have been providing hardware and support to the defence industry for over 30 years.

SimCentric Technologies

SimCentric are focused on delivering advanced commercial off the shelf software modules and applications covering specific training activities such as JTAC and joint fires, live field firing safety planning and risk mitigation, and virtual training


We believe that virtual reality can democratise simulation training


At norxe we combine in-house engineering expertise in optics, mechanics, electronics and software.


LuxCarta focuses on the creation and delivery of geospatial products for the global telecom, simulation & training and other vertical markets.

Visual Displays

We design, supply, install and support professional visual display systems. From the thousands of options out there, only one is the best. We help you find it, even if we can’t supply it.



[dstl] and Serapis

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is the science inside UK defence and security.


The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) finds and funds exploitable innovation for a safer future.

Leonardo UK

Leonardo develops multi-domain capabilities in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector

Evocatus Consulting - Wargaming

DSET 2022 Coffee Sponsor

Trusted eXchange Network for Veterans and Reservists


Royal School of Artillery

Royal School of Artillery, Modelling and Simulation Branch

Defence Relationship Management

Ministry of Defence

Fight Club International and Connections UK

Think! Fight! Learn! Repeat! >> Developing adaptive thinkers for the modern age!

Antarctic Fire Angels

To make this incredible expedition happen, we need to raise £500,000 to support us with training, equipment, nutrition, technology and specialist technical support.

European Training and Simulation Association


Wellbeing Room - DSET 2022

A calm and neutral space for you to explore away from the business of the conference.

First Coding

Coding lessons for children aged between 7 and 14 years old


Defence Women's Network

MS&T Magazine

MS&T: The International Defence Training Journal

Explorer Coffees

Explorer Coffees


Enabling limbless veterans to lead independent and fulfilling lives

University of Portsmouth

We’re proud to be a breath of fresh air in the academic world – a place where everyone gets the support they need to achieve their best.

Staffordshire University

We are the Connected University. We’re connected to the needs of our students, to business and to society.

University of Bath

We received our Royal Charter in 1966 and are now established as a top 10 UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence.

King's College Wargaming Network

The Wargaming Network is a research group within the War Studies department at King's College London that aims to advance the theory and application of wargaming as a method of inquiry and as a method of learning and teaching

Greenwich Learning and Simulation Centre (GLASC)

We aim to provide excellent simulation-based education that is integrated into our healthcare programmes.

Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is where creative minds meet.

Abertay University

University of the Year for Teaching Quality 2021