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Jun 07, 2020

Arlington

SMi Group are proud to announce the return of the 2nd annual Future Soldier Technology USA Conference and Exhibition taking place in Arlington, Virginia on the 9th-10th June, with a brand-new Dismounted Soldier Situational Awareness Focus Day on 8th June 2020.

 

As the only event dedicated exclusively to dismounted soldier and marine modernization in North America, Future Soldier Technology USA will bring together military leaders and technical experts to address the evolving capability spectrum of dismounted technology of the US Armed Forces.

 

New for 2020!

  1. Situational Awareness Focus Day on the 8th June

The pre-conference focus day will discuss the developments being made that will allow the dismounted soldier to gather, understand and utilize the growing amount of data available to create a more complete operating picture.

  1. A special focus on Soldier Lethality and Weapons Systems

The agenda is heavily focused on the technological developments that will serve to enhance soldier lethality. Programs like the Next Generation Squad Weapon and Adaptive Squad Architecture (ASA) are key components to this being discussed.

 

Key reasons to attend:

  • Participate in the only event in North America focused solely on dismounted Soldier and Marine equipment modernization

  • Hear the latest developments from innovative and cutting-edge soldier modernization projects including Soldier Warrior, Nett Warrior, IVAS, Marine Expeditionary Rifle Squad and many others

  • Meet and network with the senior program managers and solution providers at the very cutting edge of future soldier technology


Early bird discounts:

  • Register by 28th February to save $400

  • Register by 31st March to save $200

  • Register by 30th April to save $100

 

View the agenda or register online at: http://www.futuresoldierusa.com/dsair

Jun 07, 2020

Los Angeles

SMi Group are proud to announce the return of the 2nd annual Military Space USA Conference and Exhibition taking place in Los Angeles, on the 9th–10th June, with a brand-new Disruptive Technology Focus Day on the 8th June 2020.

 

With the US DoD pushing the acquisition of the next generation of space capability up its agenda to stay ahead of near-peer adversaries in what is widely expected to be the next major warfighting domain. Military Space USA will explore how rapid prototyping, requirement setting, and procurement have become keystone policies, now highlighted by programmes such as SMC 2.0 and AFRL’s innovation pitch days.

 

Register today to meet and network with over 140 attendees, across 6+ hours of breaks including: defence agencies, militaries, governments, disruptive agile space companies across the Silicon Valley along with established industrial primes that lead in the space domain.

 

Key Reasons to Attend:

  • Learn from a variety of AFSPACE stakeholders about the ongoing SMC 2.0 reorganizational efforts and how rapid acquisition is changing approaches to space

  • Listen to key allied partners and explore where opportunities for partnerships moving forward can be developed

  • Explore key topics within the US DoD’s approach to space including SMC 2.0, Accelerator Programmes, Blackjack and more

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.milspaceusa.com/dsair

Jun 09, 2020

Arlington

SMi Group proudly presents the 2nd annual Future Armored Vehicles: Protection Systems USA conference, taking place on the 11th and 12th June 2020, in Arlington, Virginia USA.

 

This two-day conference aims to provide unique briefings onto the development and integration of advanced Vehicle Protection Systems. Recent technological innovations, and the limitations of existing passive protection measures, calls for Armed Forces to utilise more effective and efficient forms of survivability systems, to maintain operational capabilities. Future Armored Vehicles: Protection Systems USA 2020 will delve deeper into different and innovative ways to maintain maximum armored vehicle staying power in modern battlespaces through the use of advanced Vehicle and Active Protection Systems (APS).  

 

As a leading conference focusing on the software developments within vehicle protection systems, delegates can anticipate exclusive updates from leading military and industry experts on the latest in; modular technology, hard/soft kill systems, integrated mission systems and the future of the technology, data management considerations any many more!

 

Key reasons to attend 2020’s event:

 

  • The only conference with a unique focus on vehicle protection systems, with particular emphasis on the integration of Modular Active Protection Systems and the software developments that will enhance long-term vehicle survivability.

  • Strong host nation support: Hear key updates from senior US officers from the likes of PEO GCS, GVSC, PEO IEW&S, Army Research Laboratory and more…

  • Emphasis on international speakers: Top military figures from Australian DSTG, British Army, Czech Military Research Institute, Israeli Defence Forces, Turkish MoD and many more will be in attendance

Early Bird discounts:

 

Book by 28th February to save $400

Book by 31st March to save $200

Book by 30th April to save $100

 

For registration and event information, visit http://www.fav-aps.com/GMC   

Jun 21, 2020

Arlington

With near-peer adversaries aggressively pursuing RAS development, the US DoD is investing heavily in land robotics which are becoming ever more crucial for gaining overmatch in possible high-intensity conflict. These added investments in advanced technologies will increase Warfighter lethality, transform situational awareness and remove soldiers from dangerous situations.

 

SMi Group proudly presents the newest addition to our sell-out Unmanned Systems portfolio: Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) USA, taking place in Arlington this June.

 

Key reasons to attend:

 

  1. Building on the success of our multi-year Military RAS conference in the UK, meet and network with the world’s leading robotics experts and integrators from military, industry and academia

  2. Hear the latest updates on the US DoD’s land robotics programmes, including the Robotic Combat Vehicle, Expeditionary Modular Autonomous Vehicle and the Small Multipurpose Equipment Transport

  3. Discover the latest in RAS technology and find new products, techniques and opportunities in this dynamic field

  4. Learn from pioneers at the forefront of robotics development, including the Army Research Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University, and Virginia Tech

 

As the newest and most exciting US-based conference specifically dedicated to military robotics in the land environment, the two-day event will provide a global meeting point for the US ground robotics community, key allied partners, and RAS thought leaders to explore new opportunities and challenges in this rapidly changing field.

 

Key topics to be discussed include: updates on leading US RAS programs and from key international allies, autonomy for military systems, both for lethal and non-lethal applications, mobility of military robots over challenging and hostile terrain, integration of RAS into existing ground formations from the squad up to and including the task-force level, and overall US DoD RAS development direction, strategy, and concept of operations and more.

 

Early bird discounts:

Book by 28th February to save $400

Book by 31st March to save $200

Book by 30th April to save $100

 

Register online at http://www.roboticsautonomous-usa.com/gmc

Jun 24, 2020

Arlington

SMi Group are delighted to announce that the 5th annual MilSatCom USA conference will return to Arlington, Virginia, on the 24th and 25th of June 2020.

 

We are holding this conference at a time when the US space sector is adjusting to the new US Space Force, takes forward the WGS-11 program, and invests further in LEO programs (such as Blackjack) and COMSATCOM integration. Given this, the SATCOM industry has lots of opportunities for investment and development.

 

MilSatCom USA will bring together military and government leaders, both from the US and from key allies, and major industry SATCOM providers to explore MILSATCOM in depth. Topics being discussed include emerging US Space policy, SATCOM resiliency and redundancy, partnership and collaboration between nations and organisations, and expeditionary SATCOM for the Warfighter.

 

Highlights of MilSatCom USA 2020:

  • Meet and network with SATCOM stakeholders from the DoD, including the USAF, USN, US Army, US COCOMS, NRL, AFRL and DISA

  • Hear the latest updates on the US DoD’s SATCOM programmes, such as Iridium, WGS, AEHF, MUOS, Blackjack and MOUs with partner nations

  • Discover the latest in SATCOM technology and find new products, techniques and opportunities in this dynamic field

  • Explore greater opportunities for collaboration and partnership, both between allied partners and within the DoD

To register or for more information visit: http://www.milsatcom-usa.com/dsair

Aug 31, 2020

London

SMi Group are proud to announce the Small Satellites Conference taking place in London on the 27th and 28th April 2020.

With nations around the world developing their small satellites capability at pace, governments and trans-national agencies must manage this changing domain. Small Satellites 2020 will consider best practise, regulatory principals, production and operational lessons learnt to effectively utilise this revolutionised resource.

Gathering representatives from across the alliance to meet, network and explore the small satellite revolution and its impact on future space.

 

Event Highlights:

 

  • Explore the LEO/GEO small, cube and nano-satellite market and its impact on future space.

  • Delve into key topics surrounding the new space market including: the legal and policy framework for operating in space, creating a regulatory structure to support the small satellite industry and how data networking across small satellite constellations is enabling new connectivity on the ground.

  • Learn about key programmes being developed by emerging space companies and national Governments.

  • Exhibition opportunities for industry to showcase their capabilities.

  • Part of ‘Space Week’, this annual conference will be held in conjunction with a Military Space Situational Awareness Conference on the 29th and 30th April, to provide a holistic view of the new space environment.

Early bird discounts!

 

  • Register by 13th December to save £400

  • Register by 31st January to save £200

  • Register by 28th February to save £100

View the agenda or register online at: http://www.small-satellites.com/globalmilitarycomm  

Aug 31, 2020

Budapest

SMi Group are delighted to present the 6th annual Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe! This year, the awaited event will return to Budapest, Hungary on the 20th and 21st May 2020 where delegates will be given a fantastic opportunity to hear from key military figures and government personnel.

 

Key topics to be discussed: modernisation programmes, readiness of regional rotary fleets, procurement goals, national security, operations and interoperability, platform and programme upgrades, and much more.

 

The two-day conference will be expected to have the widest European nations, where key industry players such as Airbus, Bell, Leonardo, Sikorsky and many more are anticipated to attend! There will also be strong host nation representation from the Hungarian Forces as well as other senior military experts from the Central and Eastern European region.

 

Benefits of attending 2020’s event:

 

  • Keynote briefings from senior officers from Central and Eastern Europe

  • A unique focus on multipurpose helicopter technology and joint force interoperability

  • High level panel discussions involving technical managers and project engineers from established military organisations.

  • Informal networking time so you can gather insight from peers and colleagues also shaping and influencing regional helicopter programmes today

 

As the only conference that specialises in rotary systems in the Central and Eastern Europe region, join us and hear from an international speaker line-up, which includes Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Croatia, Czech Republic, many more!

Early bird savings!

 

Register by:

January 31st and save £400

February 28th and save £200

March 31st and save £100

 

Register online at: http://www.futurehelicopter.co.uk/GMC 

Sep 01, 2020

London

In an increasingly complex and congested digital battlespace, the need to provide near real-time information on the whereabouts of an adversary’s location and intent, using enhanced situational awareness capabilities, is vital in aiding armoured units to respond quickly to incoming threats. It is therefore imperative for our defence forces to have a greater understanding of the capabilities available, to enhance both combat effectiveness and the survivability of the vehicle.

 

SMi Group proudly presents the fifth annual conference in the sell-out portfolio of Armoured Vehicle events: Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness 2020, the leading conference for armoured vehicle experts focused on C2, C4i, sensors, optronics and vehicle architecture.

 

The 2020 event invites not only military programme managers, operational commanders and leading engineers, but will also provide the perfect platform for both operational users and industry to share their insights on the latest systems and sub-systems, providing greater awareness of existing capabilities and future requirements.

 

Highlights for 2020

 

  • Hear the latest host nation capability updates from the British Armour Centre, Joint Forces Command, DSTL and DE&S

  • Network with key OEMs and System Integrators such as General Dynamics European Land Systems, Patria Land, Thales, Diehl Defence, SAAB Barracuda, BAE and General Dynamics UK

  • New focuses: sensor networks, signature management and integration of unmanned assets

  • Explore land force interoperability and training requirements for enhanced joint fires during coalition operations

 

Key topics will include: vetronic architectures, communications, CIS capabilities, battle management systems, acoustic sensors, optronics, crew displays, active protection, defensive aid suites and mobile camouflage systems

 

Early bird discounts:

Book by 13th December to save £400

Book by 31st January to save £200

Book by 28th February to save £100

 

Register online at http://www.armouredvehicles-sa.com/gmc

Sep 01, 2020

Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems

The UK MoD has recognised the potential of Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS), with a new multi-million-pound Transformation Fund to fast-track military robotic projects onto the battlefield this year. Enhanced RAS systems enable militaries to see more, understand more, cover a greater area and be more lethal, these game-changing capabilities are increasingly important in today’s digital battlespace.

 

SMi Group proudly presents Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) 2020, returning to London in April, for its third successful year.

 

The conference will revolve around the British Army’s five RAS priorities of situational awareness, lethality, manoeuvrability, survivability and sustainability, as well as cover other main themes such as counter-IED, deep learning, AI, international cooperation, and communication systems.

 

Highlights for 2020:

  • The leading event in Europe for senior RAS decision-makers, operators and experts

  • New for 2020: focus on Robotic Platoon Vehicles, autonomy and manned/unmanned teaming; new speakers from the UK, US, Estonia, Sweden and Australia

  • Hear the latest updates on the UK Ministry of Defence’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems programmes with a dedicated panel discussion on UK RAS modernisation

  • Discover the latest in RAS technology and find new products, techniques and opportunities in this dynamic field

 

As the only event specifically dedicated to robotics in the land environment, Military RAS 2020 is the ideal platform to meet the most informed and renowned experts in the field of autonomous and robotic technologies. Attend the two-day conference and understand the rapidly expanding role of military robots within the modern battlespace with insights from first-class scientists, researchers, academics and senior military figures.

 

Early bird discounts:

Book by 13th December to save £400

Book by 31st January to save £200

Book by 28th February to save £100

 

Register online at http://www.robotics-autonomous.com/gmc

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