Upcoming Events

InterComms will be attending the following events during 2019

If you would like to find out more about our company or projects please feel free to talk with our representatives at the various events.


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Close Air Support

05/06/2019 - 06/06/2019
London, UK

SMi Group is delighted to announce the return of the 5th annual Close Air Support conference to London, UK on the 5th and 6th June 2019.

This year’s two-day conference is set to host an international gathering of military officials, agencies, and industry experts, to discuss the vital importance of Close Air Support (CAS) capabilities and allied interoperability. The industry-leading Close Air Support event continues to provide an excellent platform for the advancement of CAS ventures, both in the air and on land, continually striving to bridge the gap as increased agility, interoperability, and combat effectiveness develop at an exponential rate.

Delegates will benefit from hearing leading military expert speakers from the US, UK, Germany, France, Netherlands, and many more, showcase the latest technological developments in the CAS domain, as well as recent advancements made in the field that aim to enhance combat effectiveness whilst increasing connectivity.

This year’s 5th annual event will aim to provide relevant mission updates from real-time operations, as well as provide in-depth discussion on key areas of interest which include; international programme updates, digitally aided CAS, joint fire delivery and targeting, command and control, JTAC training and operations, CAS platform updates and avionics, and much more.

Early Bird Discounts!

Book by May 31st to save £100

For more information please visit:
www.closeair-support.com

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Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems

05/06/2019 - 06/06/2019
London, UK

SMi presents the fourth annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems taking place in London on 5th and 6th June 2019.

The two-day meeting will provide attendees with the latest insights and developments on the weapon systems and firepower capabilities of next-generation armoured vehicles.  Experts from the most forward-thinking nations will provide detailed analysis and overview of cutting-edge weapon and large calibre ammunition systems, and how they are revolutionising mounted close combat lethality.

As the only Armoured Vehicle conference in the world focused exclusively on weapon systems, Future Armoured Vehicle Weapon Systems 2019 will bring together, not only senior military personnel to network, but also leading technical directors and engineers from industry and senior military experts to update attendees on key aspects of the solutions within the sector.

Key highlights include:

  • Updates and exclusive technical briefings on next generation weapon systems within key US, Turkish, French and Dutch programmes including: ABRAMS, JAGUAR, ALTAY and the Turkish M60 upgrade
  • A key focus on main battle tank weapon systems, anti-tank guided missile integration, cased telescoped ammunition, and beyond-line-of-sight firepower
  • Host nation technical briefings with insights into firepower of the future from ATDU and DSTL - UK MoD
  • And much more!

For more information please visit:
www.fav-ws.com

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Military Space USA

11/06/2019 - 12/06/2019
Los Angeles, USA

SMi Group, organizers of Global MilSatcom, are proud to present the Military Space USA conference and exhibition; convening in Los Angeles on June 11th and 12th 2019.

Featuring high level briefings from senior leadership across industry, government and allied partner states, Military Space USA will provide a holistic overview of developments in the 4th domain, including how organisational efforts such as 'SMC 2.0' are facilitating and delivering the space supremacy that is demanded by the warfighter.

Meet and network with over 140 attendees 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 topics include: SATCOM, PNT, EO, COMSATCOM, Remote Sensing, Small Satellite Expansion, SSA, SST and much more!

For more information please visit:
www.milspaceusa.com

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Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA

11/06/2019 - 12/06/2019
Arlington, VA, USA

As the only and first conference in the world dedicated to this important capability, the two-day event will provide insight into the leading nations Active Protection Systems programs, with unique technical briefings on the best ways to integrate APS and the emerging architectures necessary to support it. Experts will also cover exclusive updates on the latest modular technology, hard/soft kill systems, sensors and slew-to-cue, data processing, countermeasures and munitions, plus much more!

The 2019 USA event is launching in the wake of two successful UK Future Armored Vehicle Active Protection Systems conferences. These conferences featured industry support from the likes of: Raytheon, Rheinmetall, Israeli Military Industries, Rada, Leonardo, Rafael, UTC Aerospace and many others. They also saw an excellent international reception from militaries and government agencies, with representatives from PEO Ground Combat Systems, the USMC, TARDEC, the British Army, as well as the British, Czech, Norwegian and German Ministries of Defence.

The upcoming 2019 Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA conference will feature strong support from leading US programs including, briefs from the Commanding General of RDECOM, the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross Functional Team, and senior survivability officers from PEO Ground Combat Systems.

Keep up to date with the latest speakers, sponsors and exclusive content on the conference website.

Early Bird discounts:
Book by 31st May to save $100

For more information please visit:
www.fav-aps.com

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Future Soldier Technology USA

24/06/2019 - 25/06/2019
Hilton Arlington, Virginia, USA

With the US Army and Marine Corps in the midst of an enormous modernization effort, we are delighted to present Future Soldier Technology USA - the only conference dedicated to soldier and marine modernization in North America.

With senior support from the US Army’s PEO Soldier, Marine Corps Systems Command, Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC), Cross Functional Team Soldier Lethality, Rapid Equipping Force, Maneuver Battle Lab, Army Research Laboratory, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, bringing together a community of senior military leaders, program managers and researchers at the forefront of delivering enhanced soldier capabilities, from the US and beyond.

This is the only place to hear the very latest developments in soldier modernization from the key decision makers at the heart of the world’s best military.

Future Soldier Technology USA 2019 will focus on:

  • Enhancing soldier lethality
  • Increasing survivability
  • Lightening the load
  • The latest immersive technologies driving soldier and marine capabilities
  • and much more!

Early bird discounts:
Register by May 31st to save $100

For more information please visit:
www.futuresoldierusa.com

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4th Annual MilSatCom USA Conference

26/06/2019 - 27/06/2019
Arlington, Virginia, USA

With the US space sector set to be transformed as the new sixth branch of the military 'Space Command' is developed, the AEHF and WGS reach maturity and the initial pilots following the Wideband AoA become more advanced, there has never been a more vital time to explore the evolution of US SATCOM capability.

SMi Group is delighted to announce the return of the MilSatCom USA conference for its 4th annual year, set to provide a refined focus on the US communications market, and address how these critical programmes are developing. The two-day event will explore the resiliency of systems, their integration to ground terminals, as well as wider efforts to optimise bandwidth utilisation via international partnerships.

2019 Conference Highlights:

  • Engage with stakeholders from across the US Space Enterprise including USAF, US Navy, US Army, US DoD, Defence Innovation Unit, US COCOMS, NRL and DISA
  • Learn how the future US Space Force and other major policy changes are driving reformation of the US approach to military communications
  • Discover how MilSatCom programmes across allied partners can drive collaboration and partnerships for future strategies
  • Hear from leading industry stakeholders & how they are developing resilient MilSatCom architectures and approaches

The need to harmonise collaboration of industry and defence has never been higher. Join us at the premier event for industry professionals seeking to explore the next generation of American communications capability, and hear in-depth presentations from military representatives across all branches, as well as supporting government agencies and industry.

For more information please visit:
www.milsatcom-usa.com

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UAV Technology

30/09/2019 - 01/10/2019
London, UK

As the development of new UAS technology continues to advance, and procurement and acquisition increase at a fast pace, SMi will host its fourth annual UAV Technology conference, taking place on the 30th September – 1st October 2019, in London, UK.

With UAVs now more than ever playing a pivotal role as a tactical and operational tool for modern militaries, SMi's 2019 UAV Technology conference will aim to examine the latest unmanned aerial platforms being successfully deployed in multi-domain mission environments. This high-level international event will additionally address the development of the technology behind UAS, the utilisation of emerging technologies, the unmanned integration for existing legacy platforms, and the development of technologies aimed at countering UAVs - including swarm tactics. With the rapid proliferation of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions to UAS, which are readily available to a range of none-state actors and near peer adversaries, now has never been a better time to meet and network with international militaries and technical experts, to advance discussion on current and future UAS warfare capabilities.

Firmly established as the leading conference focused on UAV and C-UAS technologies, the 2019 event invites not only the programme managers, requirement planners in the land, air, and maritime domains, but also operational users and industry technical experts to share their knowledge and experiences in the enhancement of UAV and C-UAS technologies at this international symposium.

Early discounts:
Register by 31st May to save £300
Register by 28th June to save £200

For more information please visit:
www.uav-technology.org

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Military Flight Training 2019

09/10/2019 - 10/10/2019
London, UK

SMi Group are pleased to announce the 8th Annual Military Flight Training Conference, taking place in London, UK on the 9th and 10th October 2019.

With new threats creating more challenging and dangerous air environments and increasing operational tempo for many NATO-allied militaries, it is crucial for pilots to receive effective training to prepare them for ever-more dynamic air operations. 

As Air Forces move towards 5th-generation capabilities, NATO-allied countries are heavily investing nationally in comprehensive flight training systems and platforms. With this in mind, SMi’s Military Flight Training conference will gather senior military officials and industry experts who will be sharing their own perspectives on best practice for more efficient flight training.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • DISCUSS NEW TOPICS including technical air crew training, pilot retention and attrition reduction, and cooperating with external contractors for increased training efficiencies.
  • GAIN a holistic look at current developments in flight training across fast-jet, rotary-wing, fixed-wing and ground crew training streams.
  • HEAR the latest updates from leading OEMs delivering the latest flight training platforms and systems.
  • EXPLORE the advances to synthetic simulation and immersive technologies.

Early Bird discounts:
BOOK BY 31st MAY AND SAVE £400
BOOK BY 28th JUNE AND SAVE £300
BOOK BY 30th AUGUST AND SAVE £200

For more information please visit:
www.militaryflight-training.com

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Air Missile Defence Technology

22/10/2019 - 23/10/2019
Prague, Czech Republic

SMi is pleased to present the 4th annual conference on Air Missile Defence Technology, taking place in Prague on 22nd and 23rd October 2019.

With militaries constantly facing varied threats, operators have crucial requirements for flexible and adaptable systems that can counter the ever-changing battlespace environment. In conjunction with this, constrained budgets mean the importance of allied cooperation is more prevalent than ever and interoperability between systems and national partners is crucial for any future planning.

The need for combined Air Defence programmes has therefore become a common goal for allied forces around the world. With this in mind, and bringing together senior representatives from military, industry and academia, SMi's Air Missile Defence Technology 2019 conference will centre on developing and improving the technology behind AMD programmes to ensure they are well prepared for future mission requirements.

The 2019 conference will provide a unique insight into:

  • GBAD
  • Counter Medium and Ballistic Missile technologies
  • C-RAM
  • Integrated and Networked Radar systems
  • Confronting ICBM threats
  • Developing coherent international strategies
  • And much more!

Early bird discounts:
Register by May 31st to save £300
Register by June 28th to save £200

For more information please visit:
www.airmissiledefence.com

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5th Annual Airborne ISR

23/10/2019 - 24/10/2019
London, UK

In the complex and ever-changing strategic landscape, the demand for increased situational awareness continues to grow. As a decisive and indispensable tool, air-based ISTAR is increasingly relied upon to deliver tactical data and intelligence for commanders, as well as deliver effective strategic deterrence.

SMi’s 5th annual Airborne ISR conference will focus on the platforms and supporting infrastructures of Airborne ISR operations when it returns to London, UK on the 23rd and 24th October 2019. The event will cover a range of crucial topics involving manned and unmanned platforms, and data management and dissemination tools.

As well as the extraordinary capabilities of the systems, the two-day conference will aim to examine these platforms and their information context. Attendees will hear senior military and industry experts discuss how an array of platforms are transferring data into operational intelligence. 

The role of ISR in national defence has undergone a remarkable expansion lately, with the UK recently delivering the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft and announcing future acquisition of the E-7 Wedgetail.  For nations such as the US and Australia, ISR continues to be an investment priority and networking these capabilities is a crucial competence.

Join us this October to hear key developments in airborne systems and the advancement of airborne intelligence. Explore the requirements of the contemporary operational environment and hear the latest technological developments in research and industry that are enhancing ISTAR. With senior international representation from NATO, Canada, UK, US, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, and many more, Airborne ISR 2019 will be an excellent exploration of this key capability.

Early Bird Discounts! Book by:
31st May to save £400
28th June to save £300
30th August to save £200

For more information please visit:
www.airborne-isr.net

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21st Annual Global MilSatCom

05/11/2019 - 07/11/2019
London, UK

SMi Group are proud to announce the 21st annual Global MilSatCom conference and exhibition will return to London on the 5th, 6th and 7th November alongside a Small Satellites and Disruptive Space Technology focus day on the 4th November.

As Europe 's leading military communications event for satellite professionals, Global MilSatCom 's reputation has been built on the high-level international speakers and decision makers it attracts and the fantastic interactive opportunities offered during the conference sessions and networking receptions.

A key theme of the conference will be ‘maintaining and sustaining space superiority ', with key updates on the UK 's SKYNET constellation and international SATCOM programme developments, including the enterprise wide reorganisation endeavours within the US DoD and its new and ‘go fast ' procurement efforts.

It will also explore allied collaboration and future military programmes, resilience and protection in future architectures, next generation LEO small sat constellation and much more!

Key Reasons to Attend Global MilSatCom 2019:

  • Critical host nation support, up to and including the ministerial level – providing comprehensive coverage of the UK 's space sector and SATCOM goals
  • An international speaker line up unrivalled within other events, that provide key updates from established and emerging space-faring nations across the globe
  • A dedicated focus day looking at how small satellite constellations and disruptive space technology is revolutionising space-based communications
  • Meet and network with over 550 attendees from defence agencies, militaries, governments and industry over 8 hours of breaks; as well as 2 drinks receptions and 2 conference dinners
  • A key day focused on developments on US SATCOM - analysing growing requirements, programme proceedings and procurement plans

Early bird deadlines:
Register by 28th June to save £200
Register by 30th September to save £100

For more information please visit:
www.globalmilsatcom.com