Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date Event Location
27-28 Sep 2017

SMi Group's Defence Exports conference will provide essential updates from leading representatives of government and industry on their best practices for complying with export controls. 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.


As well as understanding how these leading organisations optimise their global trade compliance programmes to maximise efficiency, this year’s 12th Annual event will deal with the critical developments of 2017 making a profound impact upon the defense trade including a new administration in the White House, Brexit and the growing threat of cyber.

Featured speakers will include: US Department of Commerce, UK Department of International Trade, Trade and Development Canada, Federal Office of Economics and Export Control Germany, Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, UK MOD, European Commission, Boeing, L-3 Communications, BAE Systems and more

More details will be uploaded on www.defence-exports.com/janesWL

Crowne Plaza St Peter’s Hotel & Spa, Rome, Italy
27-28 Sep 2017

UAV Technology Central & Eastern Europe
27th-28th September 2017

Hotel International, Prague, Czech Republic

For more information, contact Theresa Chung at: tchung@smi-online.co.uk

As a key platform for the enhancement of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities, UAV systems have great potential to meet requirements as an affordable and effective tool for the Armed Forces in Central and Eastern Europe. With a strong regional interest in growing this capability, common security concerns and a need for enhanced situational awareness, UAV Technology Central and Eastern Europe will aim to proactively discuss the strategies and technologies that will maximise UAV’s effectiveness during training and missions

Key Focuses:

  • Global Overview of UAV Capabilities
  • Eastern European updates on UAV Capabilities
  • The Use of UAV for Reconnaissance and Surveillance
  • UAV Technology

Benefits of Attending:

· The only conference focused on the procurement and development of UAV capability in Central and Eastern Europe

· Explore the current needs and challenges facing the region and gain an understanding of UAV’s role in optimising command and control

· Meet senior representatives from leading CEE nations that are actively acquiring and upgrading their UAV capability

· Hear the very latest technological developments from research and industry

Register by:

  • 31st May to save £300
  • 30th June to save £200

Register online at http://www.uav-technology.org/janeswl

Hotel International, Prague, Czech Republi
03-05 Oct 2017

As the only comprehensive international exhibition of its kind in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, PACIFIC 2017 will again provide the essential showcase for commercial maritime and naval defence industries to promote their capabilities to decision-makers from around the world.

Held in the heart of Sydney and on the shores of one of the world’s most beautiful harbours, PACIFIC 2017 will be the tenth in the series and builds on the highly successful biennial events since 2000.

Specifically developed to satisfy the needs of industry, government and defence professionals across the broad spectrum of maritime affairs, PACIFIC 2017 is not open to the general public.

Sydney, Australia
09-11 Oct 2017

A Professional Development Forum

Held every October in Washington DC, the AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition is one of the largest land warfare expositions and professional development forums in the world. This event consists of informative presentations, panel discussions on pertinent military and national security subjects, workshops and important business meetings.

This year we are expecting more than 26,000 attendees, including senior leaders from the Army, DoD and Congress, as well as foreign dignitaries from around the world to participate in the AUSA Annual Meeting. Presentations on the state-of-the-Army and related defense subjects are given by the Secretary of the Army, the Army Chief of Staff and other senior Army and DoD representatives.

The AUSA Annual Meeting also includes more than 500 industry and military exhibits in five halls on both levels of the convention center. This event provides a unique opportunity to showcase important products and services to key Army and DoD decision-makers, discover new developments in technology and meet with colleagues from the world-wide defense community. There are several exciting features at this year’s event including a Cyber Pavilion, an AUSA Homeland Security Pavilion and a Veterans Career Hiring Event.

For more information, please contact Alex Brody, Deputy Director at abrody@ausa.org or visit our website, http://ausameetings.org/2017annualmeeting/.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
11-12 Oct 2017

Military Flight Training 2017
11-12 October 2017
Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London, UK
Contact e-mail: tchung@smi-online.co.uk
http://www.militaryflight-training.com/janeswl

Military Flight Training continues to be an essential aspect for Defence Forces and military air craft manufacturers worldwide. With military budgets being restricted globally, there is a need for new training doctrine and new simulation technology to assist with the training of new and current pilots. The 2017 conference will bring together expert training programme managers and industry solution providers, all attending to hear the very latest strategies relating to synthetic and live training and how the ongoing technology revolution is challenging conventional delivery of pilot training.

This conference represents a unique opportunity for all military flight training decision makers and technologists to meet and exchange ideas, content and new best practices on how to create the next generation of military grade pilots.

Featured speakers will include: Aero Vodochody, Argentinian Air Force, British Army, Czech Air Force, European Defence Agency, European Personnel Recovery Centre, French Air Force, Italian Navy, RAF Valley, Royal Air Force, Royal Norwegian Air Force, South African Air Force, Spanish Air Force, Thinke Company Ltd, UK MOD and more….

What’s new for 2017:

· Jet pilot training for emerging defence forces such as Argentinian and South African Air Forces

· Dedicated focus on Synthetic and Live Pilot Training for both Fast Jet and Rotary Platforms

· An exclusive panel discussion exploring current and future challenges of flight training

· A spotlight on the RAF’s latest training systems and future requirements for the Hawk T2

· A dedicated solution zones showcasing the next generation of trainings systems and platforms

HOW TO REGISTER:

Earlybird offers available –Book by 31st May to save £400, Book by 30th June 30th to save £200, Book by 31st August to save £100

Register online at: http://www.militaryflight-training.com/janeswl

SPECIAL RATES AVAILABLE FOR MILITARY AND GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES

Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London, UK
16-18 Oct 2017

Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC 2017) is Bahrain’s Premier International Tri-Service Defence show and is officially supported by the Bahrain Defence Force.

Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre
17-19 Oct 2017

Combat Helicopter provides the tri-services community with the unique opportunity to gain a clear understanding of future requirements and capabilities for next generation, multi-role rotary platforms.

The DoubleTree by Hilton, Krakow, Poland
24-25 Oct 2017

2nd annual Air Missile Defence Technology conference

24-25 October 2017

www.airmissiledefence.com/janesWL

Prague, Czech Republic

Following last year's successful launch event, SMi invites you to Air Missile Defence Technology 2017 as it returns to Prague on the 24th and 25th October. The agenda has been released and online registration is now live at www.airmissiledefence.com/janesWL.

Bringing together air defence operators and technical experts from the military and industry, the event agenda has been curated to provide a discussion on threats to the increasingly complex air space and the solutions available to defeat these threats from the air including missiles, rockets, artillery, planes and unmanned aerial vehicles.

The two-day conference comes at a relevant time, with more nations planning to upgrade or replace their AMD systems and looking to industry to provide their next generation platforms. Furthermore, regional tensions in Eastern Europe mean that air missile defence has become a crucial capability to maintain to compete against new and modern threats including cruise and ballistic missiles and UAVs.

Featured speakers will include: Czech Armed Forces, Czech Air Force, US Army, Polish Armed Forces, Royal Netherlands Army, Slovakian Air Force, Hungarian Army, BALNET, NATO AIRCOM, United States European Command as well as leading industry decision makers from Northrop Grumman, MBDA, Lockheed Martin, Weibel Scientific and more.

Register now at www.airmissiledefence.com/janesWL

Prague, Czech Republic

EXHIBITION NEWS

DSEI 2017

12-15 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
Previous Exhibitions:

Paris Air Show 2017

19-25 June 2017

CANSEC 2017

31 May-1 June 2017

IDEX 2017

19-23 February 2017
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