Royal Naval Museum

 

 

Conferences and Lectures

Saturday 19th May

Falklands 25 -The Naval Experience

Conference Programme

10 00-10 30   Registration

10 30 -     SESSION ONE – THE OVERVIEW

Welcome by Director RNM

Chairman: Captain Chris Page, Naval Historical Branch, Ministry of Defence

10 35      Keynote One – The War in Context - Professor Lawrence Freedman

11 20         Coffee

11 40      Keynote Two – The View from Headquarters - Admiral Sir Jonathon Band KCB ADC, First Sea Lord

12 30     Lunch and opportunity to visit the Royal                        Naval Museum’s special exhibition: Task Force South - The Navy and the Falklands War

13 45 - SESSION TWO – THE EXPERIENCE

Chairman: Admiral Sir Peter Abbott, Chairman of the Trustees of the RNM

The Staff Officer’s View  - Rear Admiral Jeremy Sanders, Staff Officer Operations to Admiral Woodward embarked in HMS Hermes in 1982

The View from the Bridge - Captain David Hart-Dyke, Captain of HMS Coventry in 1982

Dealing with Damage -  Commander Ken Entincknap, MEA in HMS Ardent in 1982

The Aviator’s View - Commander Tim Gedge, Commanding Officer of 809 Naval Air Squadron in HMS Invincible

The Submariner’s View - Vice Admiral Sir Tim McClement, XO in HMS Conqueror in 1982

The Royal Marine’s View - Brigadier Ian Gardiner, Company Commander with 45 Commando in 1982

15 30               Tea

15 45  - SESSION THREE - DISCUSSION

Chairman: Professor Geoffrey Till

16 45        Concluding remarks and close

Information

For more information and booking details, please contact Melanie Simpson on 023 9272 7584 or email

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