Upcoming Events

InterComms will be attending the following events throughout 2020 / 2021

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.


Future Soldier Technology 2021 (Virtual Conference)

09/03/2021 - 10/03/2021
Virtual Conference: Online Access Only

Building on the huge success of its six previous years, SMi Group’s Future Soldier Technology Conference will return on 9th - 10th March 2021 as a virtual event to discuss what nations are doing to enhance their dismounted soldier technology across the key capability areas of lethality, survivability, sustainability, C4i and power systems.

As the only conference exclusively focused on dismounted soldier technology, Future Soldier Technology 2021 will be an essential event for all those in the field, gathering operational users, capability development directors and industry professionals from across the globe to discuss soldier modernisation programmes, current requirements, new technologies and more.

Key Highlights:

  • Hear keynote briefings from senior military officers on leading soldier modernisation programmes
  • Gain a unique focus on the human factors surrounding new technologies, including ergonomics, carry distribution, new materials, durability, and tools used to operate in extreme weather environments
  • Listen to and engage in high level panel discussions featuring technical managers and project engineers from the military and research agencies
  • Network virtually with professionals who are shaping and influencing future soldier programmes

For more information please visit:
www.futuresoldiertechnology.com


Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness

12/04/2021 - 13/04/2021
London, UK

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 2021, the leading conference for armoured vehicle experts focused on C2, C4i, sensors, optronics and vehicle architecture.

The 2021 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 2021

  • 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.

For more information please visit:
www.armouredvehicles-sa.com


NCT PRO Special Forces 2021

14/04/2021 - 15/04/2021
Camp New Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Train like a PRO

In February 2020, the Dutch SOCOM approached IB Consultancy in order to develop its CBRNe (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and explosives) capability. A two-day workshop was organized in Leiden on February 13-14, during which, with the help of the IB Consultancy staff, the Dutch SOCOM integrated the CBRNe component into its regular set of missions and activities. At the end of the workshop, a list of capabilities and equipment was developed by the group, to be integrated into the SOCOM’s missions.

For more information please visit:
https://nct-events.com/event/nct-pro-special-forces-2021


Small Satellites 2021

26/04/2021 - 27/04/2021
London, United Kingdom

With the Small Satellites market expected to grow into a $7.53 bn (£5.94 bn) industry by 2022, the ability to deliver connectivity here on the ground through new LEO constellations mantel is already being seriously developed by leading industry and government stakeholders worldwide.

As adoption of small, nano and cube satellite constellations has been driven by the commercial market – in particular for COMSATCOM – there is now growing consensus that architectures of military systems can and must include architecture that will support LEO solution provision.

With this in mind, SMi are delighted to announce the inaugural Small Satellites conference in London on the 26th - 27th April 2021, which will explore economies of scale, small satellite production and design, regulatory considerations in the increasingly congested domain and key programme updates from across leading space agencies, militaries and commercial solution providers. 

For more information please visit:
https://www.smi-online.co.uk


The Emergency Services Show

27/04/2021 - 28/04/2021
NEC, Birmingham, UK

Featuring over 450 exhibitors displaying the latest equipment on the market, live interactive demonstrations, unique CPD accredited seminar programme and unrivalled networking opportunities, the two-day event brings together all areas of the emergency services industry - both public & private sector, to discover innovative technology and solutions, share their experiences and unite in their collaborative approach to operational effectiveness and efficiency.

For more information please visit:
https://www.emergencyuk.com


Future Forces Exhibition 2021

28/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
Virtual Event

International exhibition and expert events on the latest trends and technologies in defence and security. All events are primarily focused on the presentation of current and future needs of the NATO & partner countries’ armed and security forces, state-of-the-art technologies and R&D programs with interactions between all involved participants due to the interconnected topics. Both the exhibition and forum are also attended by members of the NATO and EU working groups that are having official annual meetings within the FFF programme. The groups’ aim is enhancing industry cooperation in order to fulfil the allied countries’ objectives.

Main Events & Conferences Topics: (Program will be updated)

  • Future Forces Exhibition
  • Future Forces Conference – Dismounted Soldier Systems Panel; Future Land Forces Panel; Future Air Force Panel
  • C4ISTAR Conference
  • CBRN & Medical Congress
  • Multi-domain Advanced Robotic Systems Conference
  • Logistics Capability Conference
  • Future of Cyber Conference
  • NATO M&S COE MESAS 2020 - Modelling & Simulation for Autonomous Systems Conference
  • NATO STO MSG-SET-183 Specialists‘ Meeting on Drone Detectability: Modelling the Relevant Signature
  • Official Sessions of the NATO Expert Working Groups

For more information please visit:
www.future-forces-forum.org


NCT USA 2021

04/05/2021 - 05/05/2021
Edgewood MD, USA

Connecting the American CBRNe Community

NCT USA will welcome the highest decision makers from the national CBRNe, C-IED, EOD Community, again providing a networking and knowledge exchange platform for local & federal first responders, as well as industry leaders in the fields of CBRNe, C-IED and EOD. Over the duration of three days, NCT USA will feature a Conference, Exhibition and the 6th edition of the NCT PRO Trainings. Based on the success of the previous editions, the NCT PRO Trainings will foster interoperability of responders and introduce them to the latest CBRNe, C-IED and EOD technologies.

Collaboration between the public and the private sectors as well as the use of the newest technologies are key factors capable of countering CBRNe threats. In the USA, as well as in many other countries, it is of significant importance to adopt a multi-level and interdisciplinary approach in order to face the complexity of the challenges CBRNe threats can pose.

For more information please visit:
https://nct-events.com/event/nct-usa-2021


ADAS 2021

05/05/2021 - 07/05/2021
World Trade Center, Manila, Philippines

4th Asian Defense, Security & Crisis Management Exhibition & Conference

Fully endorsed and supported by His Excellency, The President, the Department of National Defense (DND), the National Security Council (NSC), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the Philippine National Police (PNP), and various other Defense, Security and Disaster & Crisis Management Agencies, the 4th ADAS will be held from 05-07 May 2021 in Manila serving the Philippines and the wider Asia Pacific region. 

ADAS 2021 provides a valuable opportunity for the global defense, security and disaster & crisis management companies to have unprecedented access to key officials, decision-makers, influencers to meet, network and showcase their latest technologies, products and solutions and to strengthen relationships with the various Philippine Government agencies and local and international industry partners.

For more information, please visit:
www.adas.ph


DEFEA - Defence Exhibition Athens

11/05/2021 - 13/05/2021
Metropolitan Expo, Athens, Greece

Α high-profile international defence exhibition where International companies will present land, naval, aerospace, national and cyber security defence systems. DEFEA will take place 11th to 13th of May 2021 and is under the auspices of the Ministry of Defence - General Directorate for Defence Investments and Armaments (GDDIA) with the support of Hellenic Manufacturers Association of Defence Material and is organised by ROTA Exhibitions Greece.

For more information please visit:
defea.gr


Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology

12/05/2021 - 13/05/2021
London, UK

Unmanned systems are becoming an increasingly essential part of the world’s fleets as modern navies seek new ways to complete dangerous tasks faster, easier, and with fewer sailors and marines in harm’s way. To enable this, leading navies have recently been increasing their investment in unmanned technology, so it has never been more crucial to explore the latest advances and opportunities and to align priorities between allied nations.

SMi Group are pleased to announce the return of Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology (UMST), taking place in London on 12th-13th May 2021.

Key topics to be discussed include: Autonomy for MCM and ASW operations, updates on key unmanned platform programmes, the future of unmanned capabilities in the Royal Navy (including a dedicated panel), preparing and supporting unmanned systems for operations, UMS interoperability initiatives, unmanned hydrography and oceanography, and many more.

As the world’s leading event, UMST 2021 will provide a crucial forum for the discussion of current and future projects and programmes delivering unmanned and autonomous technology for the naval unmanned systems community. 

For more information please visit:
www.umsconference.com


DSEI Japan 20221

19/05/2021 - 20/05/2021
Makuhari Messe

Japan's only fully integrated defence event

DSEI Japan is the only large-scale, fully integrated defence event to take place in Japan, providing unprecedented levels of access into the Japanese and wider Asia-Pacific market. 

Taking place 19-21 May 2021, the second edition of DSEI Japan will bring the global defence and security sector together with the entire Japanese and wider Asian defence community to innovate, partner and share knowledge under one roof across three days.

The event is brought to you by the same organisers of DSEI, with a proven track record of bringing the entire supply chain together on an unrivalled scale.

For more information please visit:
https://www.dsei-japan.com


Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe 2021

19/05/2021 - 20/05/2021
Novatel Budapest Centrum, Budapest, Hungary

SMi Group are delighted to present the 6th annual Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe! The awaited event will return to Budapest, Hungary on the 19th - 20th May 2021.

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 2021’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!

For more information please visit:
www.futurehelicopter.co.uk


IDEF'21

25/05/2021 - 28/05/2021
Istanbul, Turkey

IDEF'21 15th International Defence Industry Fair will be organised under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, hosted by the Ministry of National Defence and under the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation.

For more information please visit:
idef.com.tr


NCT CBRNe Europe 2021

08/06/2021 - 10/06/2021
Rieti, Italy

Connecting the European CBRNe Community

Europe’s largest CBRNe event is coming to Italy for the first time at the Italian Joint NBC Defense School in Rieti! Once again NCT will be the leading forum for European and international CBRN Defense Commanders, civil first responders, law enforcement agencies and industry representatives to exchange knowledge on future mission requirements, research and development and next generation CBRNe threats.

In addition to the conference and exhibition, teams of first responders will have the opportunity to train on CBRNe scenarios during the NCT PRO Trainings.

For more information please visit:
https://nct-events.com/event/nct-cbrne-europe-2021


NCT eXplosive Europe 2021

08/06/2021 - 10/06/2021
Rieti, Italy

Connecting the European EOD Community

After successful editions in Serbia and The Netherlands, NCT eXplosive Europe will be hosted at the Italian Joint NBC Defense School in Rieti, Italy, for a three-days event featuring a conferenceexhibition and trainings for first responders in the field of C-IED, EOD and demining. Military, civil and industry representatives from the European and international C-IED, EOD and demining community will have the chance to gather in a three-days event focused on knowledge exchange, networking and operational training with the goal of strengthening our defense capabilities against the threat posed by explosive devices.

During the NCT PRO Trainings, teams of C-IED and EOD first responders from all over Europe will be trained based on their requirements using the newest technologies provided by participating companies. Join us for the must attend eXplosive event in Europe!

For more information please visit:
https://nct-events.com/event/nct-explosive-europe-2021


NCT PRO Challenge Asia 2021

28/06/2021 - 02/07/2021
Cambodia

Training School for Multinational Peacekeeping Forces

The first NCT PRO Challenge will be dedicated to CBRNe, C-IED and EOD responder teams and conducted at the Training School for Multinational Peacekeeping Forces in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, in partnership with Mac7 and the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority.

Teams of international professionals will be trained based on their requirements using equipment provided by leading CBRNe, C-IED and EOD companies from all over the world.

For more information please visit:
https://nct-events.com/event/pro-challenge-asia-2021


DSEI

14/09/2021 - 16/09/2021
Excel, London

POWERING PROGRESS DEFINING YOUR FUTURE

DSEI connects governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the entire defence & security supply chain on a global scale. With a range of valuable opportunities for networking, a platform for business, access to relevant content & live-action demonstrations, the DSEI community can strengthen relationships, share knowledge and engage in the latest capabilities across the exhibition’s Aerospace, Land, Naval, Security & Joint Zones.

For more information please visit:
https://www.dsei.co.uk


Defence Exports Conference

15/09/2021 - 16/09/2021
London, United Kingdom

SMi Group are delighted to announce that the fifteenth annual Defence Exports conference will be taking place on the 15-16 September 2021 in London - a prime location for international defence trade.

As one of the leading global defence exports conferences, this meeting will provide an unparalleled opportunity for industry professionals and government officials to discuss global defence trade compliance in depth.

There is a need for effective strategies that will optimise efficiency in global defence trade compliance - Defence Exports 2021 will explore this challenge and examine how a robust global trade compliance programme can be implemented.

Key highlights:

  • Listen to senior briefings on regulation controls including ITAR, EAR, ECR, Dual-Use and the Wassenaar Agreement
  • Meet and network with leading lawyers, compliance experts, government officials and industry representatives from across the globe
  • Discuss how a robust global trade compliance programme can be implemented
  • Discover practical guidance on effective trade, licensing and compliance

For more information please visit:
www.defence-exports.com


Future Armoured Vehicles Power Systems

22/09/2021 - 23/09/2021
London, UK

As the shift from traditional power packs towards alternative means of vehicle propulsion accelerates, and armed forces around the world begin to embrace innovative solutions to armoured vehicle mobility, powertrain and power management considerations have never been so important.

SMi Group proudly presents the newest addition to our sell-out Armoured Vehicles events portfolio: Future Armoured Vehicles Power Systems 2021, the only conference for armoured vehicle experts focused on vehicle power and propulsion systems.

Highlights for 2021:

  • Explore how technological advances will enhance overall performance for future armoured vehicles, as platform electrification moves closer to reality, and software developments allow for superior survivability, mobility and situational awareness capabilities
  • Listen to key host-nation decision makers
  • Network with key OEMs and System Integrators
  • Understand the opportunities for industry to engage in the future of armoured vehicle propulsion, with the UK and international partners continuing to develop innovative technology at a rapid rate

Discuss a diverse range of topics including; platform electrification, hybrid fuel-cells and hybrid-electric drive, maintaining the operability of increasingly power-sensitive systems, enhancing situational awareness, survivability and lethality through more effective APUs, and many more.

Register online at:
www.fav-powersystems.com


Military Flight Training

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021
London, UK

As new threats create more challenging and dangerous air operations, and NATO-aligned militaries see increasingly higher operational tempos, flight training and preparation must respond to these developments to prepare pilots for dynamic operational environments.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • GAIN a holistic look at current developments in flight training across fast-jet, rotary-wing, fixed-wing
  • DELVE into the latest topics and trends shaping the future of synthetic training, retention and training, gaming technology and more
  • HEAR the latest updates from leading OEMs delivering the latest flight training platforms and systems
  • NEW SPEAKERS

There have been a number of recent investments from NATO-allied countries in flight training systems and platforms and for this reason, the two-day event represents a unique opportunity for operational users and industry to meet and exchange new ideas and share best practices on how to ensure that the pilots of the future are ready to fight and win.

For more information please visit:
https://www.smi-online.co.uk


Social Media in the Defence and Military Sector

17/11/2021 - 18/11/2021
London, UK

Now in its 10th year, SMi Group are pleased to present the Social Media in the Defence and Military Sector conference, returning to London on the 17th and 18th November 2021.

This two-day event will involve a comprehensive view of the use of social media for military purposes. Social media has become increasingly important as a communication channel in civilian society, and the military sector is no different. It can be used as a platform for information and recruitment purposes, fulfil a welfare function for personnel keeping in touch with family and friends, and as a strategic communication tool for opinion-forming and psychological operations. Social media offers militaries fast, direct communications with their workforces as well as highly effective ways of communicating externally.

Join us this this November to learn from a truly global line-up of military and government speakers, meet your peers from around the world, and gain insight into the armed forces’ day-to-day activities from branding and recruitment to frontline operations, intelligence, and cyber warfare.

Key Reasons to Attend:

  • Engage with a dynamic, global audience of military officers, government officials, industry experts and social media specialists on crucial topics such recruitment, audience engagement, crisis response tactics and combating fake news
  • Exclusive Host Nation presentations from the UK MoD
  • Dedicated sessions on COVID-19 response and the role of the military in keeping the world virus-free
  • Two half day pre-conference workshops focusing on social media strategies and the utilisation of immersive technologies in military communications campaigns

#MilSocialMedia

Secure your attendance at:
www.militarysocialmedia.com


Expodefensa 2021

29/11/2021 - 01/12/2021
Bogota, Columbia

Expodefensa is the leading hub for Defense and Security in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • International exhibition and the point of reference for Latin America.
  • Technology development and innovation place for Defense and Security forces.
  • Large spectrum of players from public bodies to private operators.
  • Exchange meeting between manufacturers and clients/prospects.
  • Proven Eurosatory know-how with the best Defense & Security exhibitions requirements.
  • Numerous Official Delegations, business meetings, networking.
  • Promotion of national industry, especially of the Colombian Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

For more information please visit:
https://www.expodefensa.com.co

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