With UK citizens recently voting to leave the European Union (BREXIT) this will have a huge impact on the UK Border Force operations and functions. There will also be implications for UK citizens and mainland European’s wishing to travel back and forth between the UK and mainland Europe.
Our 5th annual Border Management & Technologies Summit will bring together leading border security officials from the UK and across Europe to discuss key issues regarding European border challenges, threats, organised crimes and EU policies and strategies.
To participate please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44(0)1582 346 706
Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology
24-25 May 1017
SMi is delighted to announce the launch of the Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology conference taking place in London, UK on the 24th – 25th May 2017. Aimed at Unmanned Maritime System Program Managers, Heads of Surface/Underwater Warfare and Heads of Autonomous Systems Integration, UMS Technology 2017 will reflect on the future developments and technological innovation of maritime robotic systems.
In May, the Royal Navy will be finished reviewing Exercise Unmanned Warrior and will be able to begin shaping future concepts for unmanned platforms in naval warfare. Therefore this is the perfect opportunity to bring together leading unmanned maritime users to discuss the future role of drones and other innovative technology being developed in the industry.
Speakers for 2017 include: Royal Navy, NOAA: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, NATO MARCOM, Polish Navy, US Navy, ONR Global, NATO STO-CMRE, DSTL, FFI and many more…
Future Helicopter Technology
18-19 May 2017
Future Helicopter Technology 2017 will provide you with the very best opportunity to meet commanders and programme managers from diverse and exciting defence organisations.
The conference will provide a clear overview on major aviation capabilities, current and future challenges to joint operations and Special Forces, maritime deployment of rotary wing aircrafts, and even the latest technological developments regarding the most advanced helicopter platforms in the world.
NEW FOR 2017:
• More helicopter platforms represented than any other 2017 military event: NH90, TIGER, Sikorsky UH-60, Bell UH-1D, cH-53E Super Stallion, Merlin Mk3
• A detailed focus on Maritime Helicopter Optimisation with high level briefings from USMC, Royal Navy and Commander Italian Naval Aviation
• Top military rotary commanders presenting from: Italy, Spain, Germany, Denmark and Belgium, giving you essential access to strategic and equipment decision makers
• Key focuses: International Updates From Europe, Special Operations and Rapid Deployment, Fleet Modernisation, Naval Helicopter Perspectives, Updates on Global and Strategic Projects, Next Generation Rotary Development
Unrivalled host nation speakers:
• Brigadier General (Ret’d) Roberto Quattrociocchi, Former Deputy MILREP NATO, Italian Air Force
• Major General Fabio Molteni, Commander Flying Experimental Centre, Italian Air Force
• Major General Antonio Bettelli, Commander Italian Army Aviation, Italian Army
• Major General Nicola Zanelli, Commander, Italian Special Forces Operations Joint Command
• Rear Admiral Giorgio Gomma, Director of the Naval Aviation Dpt. (Italian Navy General Staff) and Commander of the Italian Fleet Air Arm, Italian Navy
• Colonel (Ret’d) Massimo Bonesi, Former Chief of the Italian Army Aviation Test Centre – RW Development and Test Expert, Italian Army
Plus International Speakers from: German Army, Spanish Army, UK Royal Navy, Austrian Air Force, Royal Danish Air Force, NAHEMA, Belgian Air Component, European Personnel Recovery Centre, DGA, OCCAR and many more TBA.
Register by: 31st March to save £100
Register online at: http://www.futurehelicopter.co.uk/homelandsec
NCT Asia Pacific 2017
Dates: 16-18 May 2017
Location: Imperial Palace, Seoul
NCT Asia Pacific is coming back to Seoul for it’s second edition! Taking place in Seoul from May 16-18 2017 at the Imperial Palace, the event will kick-start with a live capability demonstration on the first day, followed by a two-day conference and exhibition which will bring together leading stakeholders from the ROK Army, CBRNe first responders, government representatives and ground-breaking research institutes. NCT Asia Pacific will provide updates on CBRNe emergency preparedness and response approaches at various levels. The involvement of first response actors and military stakeholders will provide useful perspectives for all attendees against the background of existing CBRNe threat environments.
NCT Asia Pacific will be organized in Official Partnership with the Korean BioDefense Research Institute (BDRI) and will include a vibrant exhibition, showcasing state of the art products and equipment from CBRNe detection to decontamination and protection. Topics that will be discussed during the conference will range from “Radiological and Nuclear Threats: From Prevention to Recovery” to “Protecting High-Visibility Events against CBRNe Threats” and “CBRNe Terrorist attacks in the Asia-Pacific.” Keynote speakers include Brig. Gen. Yoo Bong Heo, Commander of the ROK Army CBRN Defense Command, Brig. Gen. Moon Sung-joon, Commander of the ROK Army CBRN School, Dr. Ronald Hann, Director of the Chemical and Biological Technologies Department at USA’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), as well as Dr. Prof. Nam Taek Lee, Deputy Director of the Korean BioDefense Research Institute.
ITEC is an annual forum for representatives from the military, industry and academia to connect and share knowledge with the international training, education and simulation sectors. The event will take place at the Ahoy, Rotterdam from 16-18 May 2017.
For the first time, ITEC 2017 will feature a live training demonstration area presenting a unique overview of the industry’s latest innovations, the event provides visitors with a platform to discuss developments in this evolving market and exchange ideas about future requirements for military training and simulation.
This year’s conference agenda will explore the theme „Innovation through Collaboration in Military Training and Education: Focusing Efforts, Harvesting Success„. The main ITEC three-day conference will be divided into three streams: M&S Technologies and Architectures, Training and Education – Requirements to Solutions and Dual Use Training Applications.
7th annual MilSatCom Asia Pacific
15-16 May 2017
Grand Copthrone Waterfront Hotel, Singapore
Sponsored by Hughes
As space is becoming more congested, contested and competitive, it is critical to look at how SatCom is utilised to gain the upper hand in the frontier that is crucial for future combat. By bringing you latest updates from regional experts such as The Republic of Korea Armed Forces, US Air Force, Indian Armed Forces, Indonesian MoD, New Zealand Defence Force and Canada Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters among others, as well as key industry vendors such as Hughes Network Systems, this year’s conference will equip you with the tools to enhance your SatCom capabilities for effective military communications.
Benefits of Attending:
• Meet, network and hear from the Singapore Armed Forces and surrounding nations
• Hear the latest developments in national MilSatCom and space programmes from leading Asia Pacific nations
• Explore how key nations such as the US and Canada are assisting the growth of MilSatCom programmes in the Asia-Pacific region
• Discuss and develop partnerships with allied nations to improve and enhance cooperation to effectively accomplish common goals
• 31st January to save S$600
• 28th February to save S$300
• 31st March to save S$100
connect:ID 2017: Physical & digital identity in the 21st century
May 1-3, 2017 – WEWCC, Washington, DC, USA
Welcome to the 4th edition of connect:ID – with it’s leading global conference and exhibition that focuses on all aspects of identity technologies and the opportunities for their management in both the physical and digital worlds.
The event takes place May 1-3, 2017 in Washington, DC, with the conference running for 3 days and the free-to-visit exhibition open for 2 days – May 2-3, 2017.
connect:ID unites solutions adopters and stakeholders from around the world to explore the development and fusion of multiple advanced identity technologies – including biometrics, secure credentials and mobile identity systems.
This event is brought to you by Science Media Partners and the International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) and brings together all the players in the international identity market.
Intelligence-Sec is pleased to announce that their 4th annual CBRNe Summit Europe conference & exhibition will be taking place in Madrid, Spain on the 24-27 April 2017. Their leading event will allow you to meet with the region’s leading CBRNe officials to discuss the latest CBRNe threats and techniques used to respond to attacks.
CBRNe Summit Europe is the leading CBRNe event in Europe with 200+ participants from across EMEA and the US. With many western European countries on high terror alerts due to recent attacks in Paris and Brussels, this event will allow participants to hear from leading first responders, military and government officials on how they are combating threats to their major cities and the techniques used in responding to attacks to civilians.
As well as the threat of IED’s and WMD there is an ongoing threat of biological outbreaks across Europe with the latest threat coming from the Zika virus which many global agencies such as the ECDC and WHO are working to contain if the virus spreads into Europe.
To be part of the CBRNe Summit Europe conference & exhibition either as a speaker, sponsor, exhibitor or delegate please email the organizer at email@example.com.
Milipol Asia-Pacific 2017 (previously known as Global Security Asia)
Date: 04/04/2017 – 06/04/2017
Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre
Event URL: http://www.milipolasiapacific.com/
Contact us: http://www.milipolasiapacific.com/contact.html
NCT Asia & SISPAT 2017
March 21-23 2017
Marina Bay Sands Hotel – Singapore
DSO National Laboratories from Singapore and IB Consultancy are proud to announce that the 2017 editions of SISPAT and NCT Asia will be held in conjunction at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on 21-23 March 2017 to provide an enriching Ops-Tech meeting with international and South East Asian CBRNe specialists. The 8th edition of the Singapore International Symposium for Protection Against Toxic Substances (SISPAT) will again be the premier scientific forum in the field of CBRN and C-IED/EOD. The 24th and 25th editions of the NCT CBRNe Asia and eXplosive Asia conferences will continue to be the main forum for CBRNe professionals in the Asian region. During the three-day event, the three conferences will have joint opening and closing plenaries and one shared exhibition showcasing the latest equipment from the global CBRN and C-IED/EOD industry.
World Border Security Congress
21st – 23rd March 2017, Casablanca, Morocco
Neil Walker, Event Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
The World Border Security Congress is the only multi-jurisdictional transnational platform where the border protection, management and security industry policy-makers and practitioners convene annually to discuss the international challenges faced in protecting not only one’s own country’s borders, but those of neighbours and friends.
World Border Security Congress will provide a platform for the world’s border protection forces and agencies to discuss and debate the current and future issues and challenges facing the border management, security and migration management sectors.
Controlling and managing international borders in the 21st Century continues to challenge the border control and immigration agencies around the world. It is generally agreed that in a globalised world borders should be as open as possible, but threats continue to remain in ever evolving circumstances and situations. Advancements in technology are assisting in the battle to maintain safe and secure international travel. The border security professional still remains the front line against these threats.
World Border Security Congress is a high level, 3 day event providing you with the opportunity to reach the senior decision makers in the border protection and management industry.
Our 5th annual Cyber Intelligence Asia will once again bring the key officials from across Asia-Pacific to discuss the latest challenges and threats they are facing daily to their computer systems. Cyber criminals are finding new and sophisticated ways to break into government computer systems, meaning that many governments are constantly battling to stay ahead with the latest security systems.
Cyber Intelligence Asia will allow you to hear in-depth presentations from the following nations: Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Cambodia, Laos and many more…
To participate please contact us at email@example.com or +44 (0)1582 346 706
Future Soldier Technology
13th – 14th March 2017
London, United Kingdom
Soldier Modernisation remains a key priority for major defence forces around the world. How can dismounted soldiers have the most effective equipment that is as light as possible, protective and has sustainable power?
Future Soldier Technology 2017 is only conference solely dedicated to enhancing soldier modernisation programmes. With expert led presentations, from some of the world’s leading authorities on future soldier systems, explore at this 2-day event, the greatest challenges and next generation solutions that are enabling infantry to conduct operations in today’s and tomorrow’s battlefields. Key topics include: lightening the load and analysis of space for components, power and energy, body armour and night vision, communications and common integrated architecture.
There will also be 2 post conference workshops on:
• How to Do Business with the British Army for Soldier Modernisation
• Black Swans and Soldier Programme Management: A Look inside the US Army Technology and Equipment Acquisitions from Capability Setting To Procurement
Early Bird Discounts!
Register by 31st January to save £100
Register online at: www.futuresoldiertechnology.com/homeland-sec
10th annual Border Security Conference
15-16 February 2017, Rome, Italy
Sponsored by SITA
The 2017 conference will possibly be the most relevant and topical event to date as the organizer enters their 10th successive year. With the rise of cross border terrorism, the current migrant crisis growing in the Mediterranean and across Europe, Brexit raising questions over the security of the UK’s border and the uncertainty involved with heightened security around the US Border, this will guarantee to be an event not to be missed as the organizer responds to extremely topical issues.
Following on from the success of the 2016 meeting, SMi’s annual Border Security conference will bring together senior military personnel and industry experts who will explore the strategies and technologies required to develop next generation capability in this vital area of national defence.
Hear from Austrian Army, Italian Coast Guard, French Customs, European Maritime Safety Agency, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Finnish Customs, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), NATO, Guardia di Finanza, International Organisation for Migration (IOM), European Union Satellite Center, SITA and many more…
EARLYBIRD DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE
8th Annual Land Forces Simulation and Training
13th-14th February 2017
London, United Kingdom
With combat environments becoming more diverse and complex, the demand for realism in training is crucial for land forces wanting to create a robust representation of the physical, mental and ethical challenges on the battlefield.
SMi Group’s 8th annual Land Forces Simulation and Training conference will focus on the growing importance to optimise virtual training solutions as a safe and viable alternative to live fire drills. Exploring the effectiveness, cost, efficiency and interoperability of training for individual nations and their allies. Covering all areas of land forces, such as: the dismounted soldier, manned and unmanned vehicles, fire support, synthetic training, multinational exercises and simulation systems.
31st October to save £400
30th November to save £200
16th December to save £100
Register at: www.landforcestraining.co.uk/homelandsec
For more information please contact: +44 (0) 207 827 6138 firstname.lastname@example.org
10th Annual Mobile Deployable Communications
2nd – 3rd February 2017
SMi Group’s 10th annual Mobile Deployable Communications conference will take place in Warsaw, Poland on 2nd-3rd February 2017 with the full support of the Polish Armed Forces. With growing external threats to national and regional security, the Polish Armed Forces are modernising their systems and enhancing capabilities, and this includes tactical communications, making it the ideal location for this event.
Along with strong support from the host nation, there will also be neighbouring and regional speakers providing updates on their tactical CIS capabilities, programmes and war fighting requirements.
National programmes will also be discussed from the likes of Francthe, as well as the development of interoperable networks, which will prove to be mission effective and cost efficient when properly executed, an example of this is NATO’s Federated Mission Network.
The unrivalled expert speaker line up for 2017 includes: Polish Armed Forces, DGA France, DISA Europe, Belgian Defence, Netherlands MoD, Spanish MoD, Multinational Corps North East, EU Military Staff and many more!
How to Register:
Register by 31st October to save £400
Register by 30th November to save £200
Register by 16th December to save £100
Register online at: www.mobiledeployable.com/homelandsec
For more information please contact: +44 (0) 207 827 6138 or email: email@example.com
Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology 2017
30-31 January 2017, Rome, Italy
Gold Sponsor: PAE
After last year’s huge success the SMi Group is proud to announce the 2nd Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology. The event will be held in Rome on the 30th and 31st of January 2017.
Based on the success of the 2016 conference, we aim to replicate and improve by providing a more regional focus, not just on the Mediterranean, but other areas of interest including the Black Sea and further beyond in the Asia Pacific region. All of which have keen collective interest on ensuring the safety and security of legitimate maritime activities.
This high level meeting will bring together senior military leadership, project decision makers, technical experts and cutting edge industry solution providers to explore future endeavours that will enhance the security and stability of the world’s oceans.
Hear from Italian Navy, Italian Coast Guard, Italian Air Force, EU Naval Force, US Naval Forces Europe, Belgian Navy, Royal Air Force, Israeli Navy, Finnish Navy, Germany Navy, C-SIGMA, Irish Coast Guard, European Maritime Safety, MARSUR, NATO MARCOM and many more…