I have received an invitation from the RE Historical Society (REHS) to pass to BCMH members who may be interested in this event. Unless you are a serving member of the RE or a member of the REHS however, you may only attend online. If you wish to register please contact Séan Scullion at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
|View this email in your browserREHS CORPS CONFERENCE 2022
THE CORPS OF ROYAL ENGINEERS AT EL ALAMEIN:
LESSONS FOR TODAY
Introduction. On Friday 21 Oct 22, on behalf of the Corps, the REHS is organising a conference to coincide with the 80th Commemorations of the Battle of El Alamein and the role of the Corps in this momentous point of the Second World War. The event will take place during the morning and will be available live online.
Attendance. With physical and virtual attendance available this event is available to a wide audience. Please note that physical attendance is only available to Serving Members of the Corps, members of the Institution of Royal Engineers and REHS members. The Conference will take place in the Brompton Auditorium, Brompton Barracks, Brompton, Chatham ME4 4UG.
Registration. To attend, please register as follows, remembering to annotate attendance either virtually or in person:
MODNet Users please register here: 20220909-REHS_El_Alamein_Conference_Attendance_List-O.xlsx
For Non-MODNet Users please register here: https://www.instre.org/knowledge-centre/events/
When attending in person, please note that it is important to include vehicle details if arriving by car. You will be required to have photo ID to gain access to Brompton Barracks. Please note that if you are attending in person, there also may need to be a COVID-19 declaration requirement and details of this will be promulgated in due course.
Registration will close on Friday 14 October 2022.
Programme. The provisional programme for the conference is below. An updated one will be distributed closer to the event. Please note that the final panel will not be available online.
0915 Conference registration
0930 Maj Gen (Retd) Mungo Melvin CB OBE, Chair REHS. Welcome to the Conference
0935 Dr Niall Barr – Keynote Speaker Alamein – Pendulum of War
1010 Panel I – The Germans and Engineers at El Alamein (Chaired by Maj Gen (Retd) Mungo Melvin CB OBE, Chair REHS)
Dr Peter Lieb German Engineers at Alamein
Maj Gen (Retd) John Drewienkiewicz CB CMG Sappers at El Alamein: Build up and training
Dr John Peaty Mapping and Survey at El Alamein
1130 Coffee Break
1145 Panel II – The Contemporary Perspective (chaired by Maj Gen (Retd) Nick Cavanagh CB, President of the Institution of Royal Engineers)
Lt Col Adam Birley MBE, CO 39 Engineer Regiment Details to follow
Maj Mark Davies, SO2 Mobility, Close Support Manoeuvre Support, Futures Directorate, Army HQ Details to follow
1245 Lt Gen Sir Tyrone Urch KBE, Chief Royal Engineer. Closing Remarks
1300 Conference closes. Move to RE Museum
1315 Lunch in RE Museum
Lt Col Séan F Scullion RE
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