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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1979 No. 230/79


The Army's Royal Australian Corps of Transport

will hold a conference to look into organisational,

: technical and operating systems and how they may vary in

the future. ■

. Using the "Search Conference" technique, which

. is designed to help make correct decisions on future f . .

requirements, the conference will be held at Puckapunyal,

f November 16-18.

The conference will be headed by the Director

of Movements and Transport - Army, Colonel P.W. Blyth.

A wide cross-section of officers, covering the

combat, arms as well as transport, will· take part. They

will attempt to map out a common, perceived world ■

environment for the next 20 years.

Then participants w n l split into smaller groups

for concentrated discussion of detailed problems in

supplying essential support for combat troops, before -a'

final report is made to the whole group.' , .

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' The search conference technique has been used

successfully in an Army study on the future training

requirements for officers. ■

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Further Inquiries: Captain Brian Cummins 65 2999 (office hours)

26 2161 (after hours)