Upcoming Events

InterComms will be attending the following events during 2019 / 2020

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 Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2019

12/12/2019 - 14/12/2019
London, United Kingdom

SMi's 5th Annual Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability Conference, Exhibition and Focus Day returns to London between the 12th and 14th of November 2019.

As the only event of its kind, Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability will provide a refined perspective on leading nations survivability systems for armoured vehicles.

Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability in one of SMi’s largest events and will bring together international programme managers from a variety of different nations, as well senior technical experts, from leading industrial organisations. The event will cover a wide range of emerging and mature survivability technologies, that nations are pursuing in order to meet the increasingly threatening weapons present on todays battlefields. Alongside our Active Protection Focus Day, particular focus will be given to situational awareness, signature management, concealment, armour and counter-IED systems.

For more information please visit:
www.smi-online.co.uk/defence/uk/Future-Armoured-Vehicles-Survivability


Mobile Deployable Communications

30/01/2020 - 31/01/2020
Warsaw, Poland

With support from the Polish Armed Forces, the 13th annual Mobile Deployable Communications conference returns to Warsaw in January 2020. Featuring exclusive briefings from key regional partners and their international allies, the conference explores battlefield communications systems in the Central and Eastern European operational environment and their role in maximising operational effectiveness.

Effective communication on the battlefield is becoming increasingly vital as militaries seek to gain, maintain and exploit the information advantage in a rapidly changing battlespace. To prepare for future engagements, militaries must especially focus on the resilience and protection of communications in degraded environments as near-peer adversaries are utilising ever more complex electronic warfare technologies.

This annual conference will bring together 100+ international delegates, including leading program managers, strategic decision-makers, industry experts and thought leaders from CEE and further afield, to explore the latest developments in communications technology and the challenges for both solution providers and end users.

Key Focuses Include:

  • Central and Eastern European (CEE) operational environment
  • Interoperability of communications equipment between allied militaries
  • Procurement, research and development of the latest communications technology
  • Resilience and security of tactical communications systems, such as anti-jamming technology

Early Bird Discounts!
Register by 29th November to save £100

For more information please visit:
www.mobiledeployable.com


Network Centric Warfare

03/02/2020 - 04/02/2020
Rome, Italy

As the modern battlespace becomes increasingly complex, military forces must act dynamically by harnessing cutting-edge network technology to exploit an information advantage. By linking shooters, commanders and sensors in a fully networked environment, militaries can streamline decision-making, enhance situational awareness and increase mission effectiveness.

SMi’s 4th Annual Network Centric Warfare (NCW) Conference, returning to Rome in February, aims to explore the latest in battlefield network technology to help military forces achieve operational superiority.

2020 Highlights:

  • Receive comprehensive coverage of the entire NCW concept and network infrastructure, with a focus on several ongoing initiatives and strategies for maximising interoperability
  • Meet with cutting edge technology providers in the spheres of network communications, electronics, and C4I systems
  • Develop insights from the only event that provides focus on Italy’s Forza NEC programme
  • Discover new perspectives from international expert speakers from Europe and North America, as well as new programmes in France, Germany, Netherlands, Estonia, Norway and more

Given the critical need for seamless interoperability between allied forces and the nature of network centric warfare as a force multiplier, join us in Rome to take part in pivotal discussions on network resilience, artificial intelligence, the progress of prestigious battlefield network programmes, and interoperability between allied militaries in coalition.

Early Bird Discounts:
Book by 29th November 2019 to save £200
Book by 13th December 2019 to save £100

For more information and to register online, please visit:
www.netcentric-warfare.com


NCT South America 2020

04/02/2020 - 05/02/2020
Bogota, Colombia

NCT South America is coming back to Colombia - at the Colombian War College in Bogotá between the 4th and 5th of February 2020. In official partnership with the Colombian Army, we will host the largest CBRNe, C-IED and EOD conference in the region, welcoming high-level regional and international decision-makers, civil and military operators, as well as industry experts relevant to combatting Non-Conventional Threats. 


After decades of armed conflict, Colombia has become a key regional player in CBRNe and especially C-IED, EOD and demining, and as such, this year’s NCT South America presents a unique opportunity for joint development of capabilities and cooperation with regards to combatting Non-Conventional Threats throughout the whole region. 


Join us next February in Bogotá, Colombia for the 3rd edition of NCT South America!

For more information please visit:
www.nctsouthamerica.com


Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology

05/02/2020 - 06/02/2020
Rome, Italy

As varied threats in the Mediterranean Sea continue to proliferate, the need to advance all-encompassing reconnaissance and surveillance platforms to cover larger areas of ocean is greater than ever.

With this in mind, SMi’s 5th annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology will return to Rome on the 5th and 6th February 2020. As the only Maritime ISR meeting in Italy with a specific focus on Maritime Space Domain Awareness, the conference will bring together the widest range of expert nations ever to discuss key operational and technological challenges facing navies and other maritime organisations, as they resolve to monitor the sea and protect their borders.

Platforms and topics discussed include: Space based ISR, Airborne Platforms & Operations, C4ISTAR, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Hydrographic platforms and many more.

Conference highlights include:

  • Military briefings from Italy, the UK, Denmark, Sweden, NATO, Australia, Spain, the Netherlands, Greece
  • Pre-conference workshop with C-SIGMA on ‘S-AIS and C-SIGMA: Continuing to Evolve as the Cornerstones of Maritime Security’
  • Real solutions presented and offered within the exhibition area to the challenges of maritime reconnaissance and surveillance
  • The opportunity to meet with industry leaders at the forefront of maritime reconnaissance and surveillance technology, at the conference and in the designated exhibition area

Early bird discounts
November 29th to save £200
December 13th to save £100

For more information please visit:
www.maritime-recon.com


Border Security Conference

11/02/2020 - 12/02/2020
Rome, Italy

Join us in Rome on the 11th and 12th February, to explore the latest technological solutions and political strategies to secure land, air, and sea borders in response to growing global threats.

Now in its thirteenth year, the Border Security conference has established itself as a market leader in this sector and will bring together senior military staff, government figures and industry from around the world, all responsible in their own way for enhancing border security capabilities on a global scale.

Following last year's sell-out event, the conference agenda has been curated to provide you with most timely updates and significant briefings. Unlike other events, we strive to deliver real insight and learning experiences through the expertly selected speakers who will only present on exclusive and current content.

Key Focuses Include:

  • Automated International Border Control Systems and Associated technologies (AI etc.)
  • Mitigating European Refugee and Migrant Crisis/Protection of EU External Borders
  • International Cooperation, Information sharing and Communication on countering cross border threats
  • Security Management Systems (SeMS) in Aviation Security
  • Biometrics/vs Biometric Free border controls
  • Preventing the use of fraudulent documentation

Early Bird Discounts!
Register by 29th November to save £200
Register by 13th December to save £100

For more information please visit:
www.bordersec-conference.com


Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe

03/03/2020 - 04/03/2020
Budapest, Hungary

As the need for armed forces to enhance and maximise their logistical capacity continues to grow, and with the current political climate in Europe, it is now more important than ever that senior military officials meet to discuss planning, joint operations and allied interoperability, as well as engaging more closely and efficiently with industry. Increasing reliability, reducing costs, and exploiting new developments and the growing links between militaries, remains at the forefront of defence logistics as a means of providing critical operational advantages, and increasing allied effectiveness across the region.

The 5th annual Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe 2020, for the first time commencing in Budapest, Hungary, will bring together the key military logisticians from across the Central and Eastern European region and beyond. The conference aims to discuss new trends, crucial developments, and the methods, strategies, and procedures armed forces are increasingly pursuing for optimal logistics efficiency.

Key fundamental topics include: Regional Updates, Heavy Lift (rail & air), Fuel Logistics, Supply Chain Management Solutions, International Operations and Solutions, 3rd party logistics, Future Trends and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul), and many more!

Early bird discounts:
Book by 29th November to save £400
Book by 13th December to save £200
Book by 31st January to save £100

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


Future Soldier Technology Conference and Exhibition 2020

09/03/2020 - 11/03/2020
London, United Kingdom

SMi Group are proud to announce the 6th annual Future Soldier Technology Conference and Exhibition will return to London on the 10th and 11th of March 2020, with a Dismounted Soldier Situational Awareness Focus Day on 9th March 2020.

In an era where technology is the key driver enhancing capabilities across the military, the soldier remains as crucial as ever for achieving mission success.

As the only conference exclusively focused on Future Soldier Programmes in Europe, Future Soldier Technology 2020 will gather more than 200 operational users, capability development directors, and industry professionals, from across the globe to share their current requirements and experiences in equipment modernisation and offer an attractive networking space to foster new working relationships.

Key Highlights Include:

  • A unique opportunity to see how nations are leveraging emerging technologies to enhance dismounted capabilities.
  • Focusing on Lethality, Survivability, Sustainability, C4i and Power.
  • Industry hosted evening networking drinks receptions.
  • Exhibition room for industry to showcase their soldier modernisation capabilities.

The pre-conference, Dismounted Soldier Situational Awareness Focus Day will explore how new technologies within mobile deployable communications, ISTAR, battlespace management, Command & Control networks and augmentative technologies are assisting the warfighter.

Early bird discount:
Register by 29th November to save £400!
Register by 13th December to save £200!
Register by 31st January to save £100!

For more information please visit:
www.futuresoldiertechnology.com


Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems

01/04/2020 - 02/04/2020
London, UK

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.

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

For more information please visit:
www.robotics-autonomous.com


Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness

01/04/2020 - 02/04/2020
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 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

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


Defence Aviation Safety

23/04/2020 - 24/04/2020
London, UK

SMi Group are delighted to announce the Defence Aviation Safety conference. This two-day event will bring together UK military leadership with responsibility for safety in aviation, as well as international senior defence experts from government and industry.

The primary focus of the conference will be on safety in defence aviation and will highlight key topics such as designing and maintaining safe air systems, certification, mutual recognition, safety data optimisation and greater collaboration between government and industry.

As the only conference specifically dedicated to aviation safety in the defence and military environment, Defence Aviation Safety is an important diary date for those in the industry.

Highlights of Defence Aviation Safety 2020:

  • Designing and maintaining safe air systems including the role of certification in each
  • Ensuring and assuring safe operation of air systems
  • Weapons safety and integration
  • Safe integration and certification of systems-of-systems
  • How military and industry can work together to apply standards more effectively to reduce the cost and length of the certification process
  • Mutual recognition and the shared use of available evidence
  • Certification requirements at different stages of a system’s lifecycle

Early bird deadlines:
Register by 13th December to save £400!
Register by 31st January to save £200!
Register by 28th February to save £100!

For more information please visit:
www.defenceaviationsafety.com


NCT USA 2020

05/05/2020 - 07/05/2020
Edgewood, MD

By welcoming the highest decision makers of the national CBRNe, C-IED, EOD Community, NCT USA will again provide 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 sector as well as the use of the newest technologies are key factors capable of countering CBRNe threats.

Join us next May in Edgewood (MD) for the 6th edition of NCT USA!

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


Future Forces Exhibition 2020

21/10/2020 - 23/10/2020
Prague, Czech Republic

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:

  • Future Forces Exhibition
  • Military Logistics, Land Forces Equipment & Support
  • Soldier, Special Forces and Law Enforcement Individual Systems
  • CBRN & Medical Civil-Military Cooperation and Crisis Preparedness
  • Unmanned, Autonomous & Robotic Systems
  • Modelling  & Simulation
  • Cyber Defence & Security, Biometrics
  • Official NATO Working Groups‘ Sessions

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

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