Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Date: 25-Apr-18 to 26-Apr-18
Location: London / United Kingdom
SMi is delighted to announce the launch of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) conference taking place in London, UK on 25th and 26th April 2018. The UK MoD has recognised the potential of Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS) to provide strategic superiority in military operations. As a means to establish the opportunities a quick adoption of RAS would provide the British Army, it will conduct an important and large-scale exercise in Autumn 2018: the Army Warfighting Experiment (AWE). The purpose of the experiment will be to “connect industry technology providers with Army front line units” and to “draw on the successful models offered by the AWE and Unmanned Warrior” (Royal Navy equivalent). In other words, the British Army is seeking to enhance its capabilities and to modernize ...

Military Space Situational Awareness 2018

Date: 25-Apr-18 to 26-Apr-18
Location: London / United Kingdom
With the defence industry becoming ever more data driven, ensuring that space systems can operate both safely and efficiently is crucial for government and military agencies. SMi’s 13th annual Military Space Situational Awareness (SSA) conference will bring together key military, government, civilian and industry stakeholders, to discuss leading approaches and strategies being adopted to generate a holistic approach to SSA, at a time when the domain is growing increasingly congested with active satellites, space debris and adverse threats. Key focuses include: Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST) data, next-generation sensor and radar capabilities, space weather, intercontinental-ballistic missile strikes, space governance of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite launches and planned mega-...

connect:ID 2018 - The identity technology event

Date: 30-Apr-18 to 02-May-18
connect:ID 2018 invites you to join 1,400 identity industry experts at this year's highly- anticipated event, featuring a multi-track conference - as well as a free-to-visit global exhibition. The event covers all aspects of identity solutions and the opportunities for their management in both the physical and digital worlds. It is a must attend event for anyone involved in the identity sector, from national/local government and law enforcement officials, to manufacturers, integrators, and service providers. **** Multi-track conference **** April 30 - May 2 This year’s conference draws together the world’s leading minds. It will offer end users practical advice for today, examine current government policies, and provide thought-provoking insights into the future of identity. ...

MilSatCom Asia-Pacific 2018

Date: 14-May-18 to 16-May-18
Location: Singapore / Singapore
With technology rapidly advancing and access to space becoming increasingly congested, the number of nations in the Asia-Pacific region looking to embrace the space frontier is on the rise! SMi’s 8th annual MilSatCom Asia Pacific conference will explore the increasing investment in Space and SatCom assets throughout the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on protected and tactical requirements facing the region, how capability gaps are cost-effectively being fulfilled through COTS procurement strategies and international cooperation, the utilisation of SatCom assets for civilian purposes in the region such as humanitarian and disaster response, and much more. Highlights: • Hear how nations in the Asia-Pacific region are taking advantage of rapid technology developments to increase ...

Unmanned Maritime Systems

Date: 16-May-18 to 17-May-18
Location: United Kingdom
SMi is delighted to announce the return of Unmanned Maritime Systems conference taking place in London on 16th and 17th May 2018. SMi has recognised that there is a continuing need to consider how unmanned platforms will be integrated into the fleets of the future. Integrating new ‘information warfare’ techniques with a new generation of unmanned & autonomous systems, navies are optimising their strategic position by utilising these platforms for ISR (Intelligence, surveillance and Reconnaissance), mine clearance and delivering lethal capability. Unmanned Maritime Systems conference 2018 will build on the momentum generated from last year’s conference and the Royal Navy’s exercise Unmanned Warrior. As autonomous systems – ranging from aerial drones to underwater submarines – ...

Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe 2018

Date: 21-May-18 to 22-May-18
Location: Prague / Czech Republic
With the Czech Armed forces undergoing a multi-billion acquisition and modernisation programme for their armoured vehicle fleet, this year’s Future Armoured Vehicles CEE conference will not only bring together land and procurement experts to discuss developments in the domain of land material, but will directly support the multi-billion procurement programmes of the Czech Republic and of the regional nations present. Join us in Prague this May to explore combat vehicles development in this highly dynamic region, and more than ever at the heart of the European security landscape! Highlights: • Benefit from detailed insight into the Czech Armed Forces’ modernization and procurement plans pertaining to its 8x8, main battle tank, and IFV replacement • Hear detailed updates from ...

Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe

Date: 23-May-18 to 24-May-18
Location: Czech Republic
SMi is delighted to announce the return of the Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe conference, taking place in Prague, Czech Republic on 23rd and 24th May, 2018. This conference will enable military speakers from Central and Eastern European countries to present their current national situation in terms of helicopter technology, and enable them to meet allied and potential third-party partners with whom they could do business. With the event being the only dedicated military helicopter conference in the region, it will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to explore new technologies and programmes from industry personnel and exhibitors. Main topics at this conference will include: modernisation and readiness of regional rotary fleets, procurement goals and ...

Future Armoured Vehicle Weapon Systems

Date: 05-Jun-18 to 06-Jun-18
Location: London / United Kingdom
SMi is pleased to present the third annual Future Armoured Vehicle Weapon Systems taking place in London on 5th and 6th June 2018. With global terrorism at an all-time high, armoured vehicles are continuously required to operate across diverse environments against varying enemy forces and need to be able to deliver the firepower required to eliminate these heterogeneous hazards. Whether exploiting surface-to-air missiles to counter airborne units, infantry fighting capabilities or beyond line of sight ranged artillery in support of advancing soldiers, modern armoured vehicles continue to rely a myriad of weapon systems to deliver the lethality required to achieve their mission objectives. Future Armoured Vehicle Weapon Systems conference 2018 promises to delve into the heart of ...

Close Air Support 2018

Date: 06-Jun-18 to 07-Jun-18
Location: London / United Kingdom
As a key action that reinforces ground troops in close proximity to enemy fire; it’s imperative that Close Air Support for both conventional and asymmetric operations is maintained and built. Join us this summer to hear exclusive briefings from the: RAF, US Air Force, French Air Force, JAPCC, Canadian Armed Forces, German Air Force, NATO, and more. With a unique focus on military operations in an increasingly demanding environment, 2018’s conference will gather key military, government, and industry figures to explore and discuss the latest technology and strategic developments and hear relevant mission updates from real-time operations! Key topics include: Air-land integration, JTAC training and mission simulation, digitally aided close air support (DACAS), joint fire targeting and ...

Defence Exports 2018, Rome, Italy

Date: 19-Sep-18 to 20-Sep-18
Location: Italy
This year’s agenda will focus on the emerging issues and challenges facing the defence trade in 2018 – sharing best practices for how leading organisations manage their global trade programmes. After a year in office, the US Presidential administration is yet to make its intentions regarding trade reform clear and, with the Brexit deadline of March 2019 drawing closer, significant development to trade control is expected on both sides of the Atlantic. A truly global event, delegates will hear from government speakers and senior international trade compliance professionals from around the world on regulation controls including: ITAR, EAR, ECR, Dual-Use and the Wassenaar Arrangement. In addition, with a growing number of high profile cyber-attacks hitting industries across the globe in ...