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Safety and Security

Safety and Security

10 – 12 May, 2015. Dhahran International Exhibition Centre, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Safety & Security (SSS) Forum annually attracts the entire industry in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, the industrial hub for the Middle East region. Launched in 2011, SSS has combined an international exhibition and strategic conference to serve this hugely important industry for the Middle East.

Saudi Safety & Security 2015 is officially endorsed by Asis Chapter 72, the global association for security professionals. This event brings together leading companies from all around the globe. They all have premier expertise in the safety, security and fire prevention and will test in a live environment the products, services and technologies that will shape the future of the industry.

Vetted by a range of senior level industry professionals, including previous participants, SSS 2014 received exceptional feedback regarding its content in terms of its value to the wider community and general public and SSS 2015 looks to build on this. In parallel the international exhibition brings together leading companies from all around the globe and with premier expertise in the safety, security and fire prevention department to test in a live environment the products, services and technologies that will shape the future of the industry.

Defence Exports Asia Pacific

Defence Exports Asia Pacific

11 – 12 May, 2015. Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

Don’t miss the 2nd annual Defence Exports Asia Pacific conference taking place on the 11th and 12th May 2015 in Singapore.

Take this opportunity to discuss and network with key government officials and industry leaders from the Asia Pacific region and understand and utilize the latest updates on APAC export control regulations whilst hearing about various ECR changes happening in 2015.

The 2015 speaker panel features:

  • Claire Willette, Director, Strengthening Export Controls, Australian Department of Defence Ambassador Philip Griffiths, Head of Secretariat, Wassenaar Arrangement Jun Kazeki, Director, Security Export Control Policy Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of the Japanese Government
  • Jaeil Jo, Export Control Support Department, Korea Strategic Trade Institute
  • Faizal Yusof, Deputy Director, Strategic Trade Controller, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysia
  • Donald Pearce, Regional Export Control Officer, US Embassy Singapore, U.S Department of Commerce – Bureau of Industry & Security
  • Beth Ann Johnson, Director, Global Trade Management, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Iliyana Hristev, Director of Export and Trade Compliance, QinetiQ North America
  • Harry Patel, Head of Trade Compliance, Meggitt PLC
  • Julia Reed, National Director Export Controls (Australia Pacific), Airbus Group
In addition, there will be 2 interactive half-day workshops, both taking place on the 13th May:
  • Applying ECR in the Real World, Hosted by: Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services
  • The Definition of “Specially Designed”, Hosted by: Donald Pearce, Regional Export Control Officer, U.S Department of Commerce – Bureau of Industry & Security


Book before 27th February and save S$600
Register online at: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2015defence-exportsasia.asp
Contact James Hitchen on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email: jhitchen@smi-online.co.uk

Border Management & Technologies Summit

Border Management & Technologies Summit

12 – 14 May, 2015. Istanbul, Turkey

Now entering our 3rd year of our Border Management & Technologies Summit, we will look into emerging countries that are making significant improvements to their border security. The event will also look into the new technologies and paradigms being developed to create more efficient borders.

With Integrated Border Management systems becoming established across Europe we will be looking at case studies from Eastern European nations on their development of creating a strong IBM strategy and the importance of sharing information with neighbouring nations.

Passenger screening has leaped forward in terms of developments in recent years and our event will discuss the improvements in passenger screening at airports and analyse what else can be done to improve security.

Identity Management systems being developed at borders and are becoming more sophisticated, our event will look into the different techniques used by border forces across Europe. The EU is focused on creating Smart Borders and the use of biometrics such as new technologies such as Fly on the Finger are being pushed through to key travel hubs across the EU. Border Management & Technologies Summit will review the latest technologies and evaluate the improvements they will bring to travel hubs across Europe.

Meet with senior government officials from Turkey, Romania, Moldova, United Kingdom, Tajikistan, Georgia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, France and many more…

To take part in our international event either as a speaker, sponsor, exhibitor or as a delegate please contact us at events@intelligence-sec.com or call us on +44 (0)1582 346 706

Oil and Gas Cyber Security North America

Oil and Gas Cyber Security North America

13 – 14 May, 2015. Marriott West Loop Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA

This must attend 2-day event will address the most pressing cyber security issues facing the oil and gas sector with key presentations, case studies, technology sessions, panel debate and live demonstrations delivered by senior industry decision makers from an array of global oil and gas companies.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Understand the current key market regulations to set a new standard across the industry
  • Discover how you need to operate to create a safer environment
  • Discuss how the industry needs to develop in North America
  • Evaluate live demos on how to block oncoming attacks and minimise the clean up
  • Hear about the latest technology and software available

Listen from leading case studies and understand what lessons have been learned

Expert Speaker Panel Includes:

  • James Morrison, Computer Scientist, Houston Cyber Task Force, FBI
  • Michael Lewis, Policy and Framework Advisor, Information Risk Strategy and Management, Chevron Information Technology Company
  • Randy Hamilton, Manager, IT Security and Compliance, Newfield Exploration Company
  • Catherine Cavazos, Data Security Manager, National Oilwell Varco
  • Claudia Escobar, Statewide Security Programme Manager, State of Texas – Department of Information Resources
  • Donna Dodson, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, National Institute Of Standards And Technology
  • Glenn Fink, Senior Cyber Security Researcher, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Jason McEachin, Director, Sales Engineering, Lookingglass Cyber Solutions
  • Mike Firstenberg, Director of Industrial Security, Waterfall Security Solutions
  • Robert Parisi, FINPRO Cyber & Technology Product Lead, Marsh, Inc.

Plus, an interactive half-day pre-conference Workshop (12th May 2015, Marriott West Loop Hotel, Houston):

Cybersecurity Frameworks and Architectures

The workshop will provide discussions of cybersecurity frameworks/architectures, including the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, the Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA), and the COBIT framework.

Important questions that will be discussed include:

  • What is a cybersecurity framework?
  • What is its relationship to the enterprise information framework?
  • What role does a cybersecurity framework play in securing an enterprise information system?
  • What are some of the representative cybersecurity frameworks or architectures?
Further information available at URL: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2015oilgascyberusa29.asp
Contact: Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or e-mail agibbons@smi-online.co.uk

Port Security Conference of Canada

Port Security Conference of Canada

19 – 21 May, 2015. Hyatt Regency Montreal, Quebec

The PORTSECURE CONFERENCE & EXPO is in its ninth year as Canada’s premiere national conference and expo on port and maritime security. This year the conference and expo will take place from May 19th, – 21st, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Montreal, Quebec.

The vision for PORTSECURE came from the need for professional development and technical education, especially during a time of change.

PORTSECURE is a forum for practical discussion of how to most effectively implement security in the port environment. PORTSECURE is a professional development opportunity for those charged with the management and operation of security activities within the port, and will be of interest to operators, regulators, shippers and others directly involved in the successful operation of secure and safe ports.

The structure of PORTSECURE allows delegates to be briefed on current and pending issues and regulations by government and industry officials, and to share practical case studies of effective solutions implemented in real world situations on a daily basis. Sessions on best practices will highlight the most effective ways operators have found to get the job done. The expo gives delegates a chance to see the latest security technologies from world-class solution providers.

PORTSECURE.ca | registration@macdonnell.com | 902.425.3980 | @portsecure

International Port Security Conference

International Port Security Conference

3 – 4 June, 2015. Holiday Inn Regents Park, London, UK

The 6th annual International Port Security conference returns to London on the 3rd and 4th June 2015. This must-attend event will unite Heads of Ports and security experts from European nations to discuss the real life processes and issues which effect everyday port security, both in terms of practicality and in terms of strategy.

Attendees will also be able to attend a complimentary Site Visit to The Port of Dover, held on the 5th June (A maximum of 25 places are available).

The International Port Security 2015 expert speaker faculty includes:

  • Rear Admiral Luis Sousa Pereira, Commandant PRT Navy Marine Corps (Fuzileiros), Portuguese Navy
  • Dario Barbaric, Port Facility Security Officer, Environmental and Quality Manager, Dubrovnik Port Authority
  • Juan Martin Gonzalez, Chief of Safety & Security, Port Authority of Vigo
  • Commander Hallvard Flesland, Branch Head NCAGS, NATO Shipping Centre, NATO Shipping Centre
  • Dr Karen Sumser-Lupson, Commissioner, African Maritime Safety and Security Agency
  • Christian Dupont, Deputy Head of Unit, DG MOVE, EU Commission
  • Commander David Phillips, Chief Harbour Master, Port of London Authority
  • Stephen Reid, Chief Officer, Belfast Harbour Police

Don’t miss the pre-conference interactive workshop on Weathering the Storm with STORM, Held on 2nd June. Hosted by: Professor David Attard, Head of Maritime Security Compliance, Malta Transport Authority and John Schembri MSc (Sy & RM), PgC OHS (Portsmouth), SRIM

Book before 31st March to save ?00

Visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2015portsecurity16.asp to register or for more information Contact the team on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6000 / events@smi-online.co.uk

Body Search World 2015

Body Search World 2015

10 – 11 June, 2015. London

The inaugural Body Search conference takes place in London (10-11 June).
Presentations from the police, prison service, industry and academia will serve up a smorgasbord of papers appealing to those involved in identifying people using their bodies as weapons or as receptacles in which to infiltrate substances, weapons and/or explosives into security restricted zones.

The full programme is available at http://bodysearchworld.com/programme/


Biodefense World Summit

Biodefense World Summit

22 – 26 June, 2015. Bethesda, MD

Successful biodefense requires a multi-faceted and coordinated approach from assay to technology to reporting. At the Knowledge Foundation’s Biodefense World Summit, leaders from government, academia, and industry will come together to discuss pathogen detection, point-of-care technologies, and biosurveillance, demonstrating threat detection and assessment from start to finish. This three-track event will provide attendees with comprehensive coverage of biodefense and allow for exceptional networking opportunities with members of the defense community from technology providers to policy makers.

Conference Tracks:

  • Biodetection Technologies: Pathogen & Biothreat Detection
  • Biodetection Technologies: Point-of-Care for Biodefense
  • Biosurveillance Integration: Integrated Management of Threats to Public Health & Safety
Keynote Speakers:
  • Steve Bennett, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Biosurveillance Integration Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Charles Chiu, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Laboratory of Medicine / Infectious Diseases, UCSF School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • Peter Emanuel, Ph.D., ECBC BioSciences Division Chief & JPEO-CBD JUPITR ATD Lead, Aberdeen Proving Grounds
  • Gerald Epstein, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Policy at U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Matthew D. Shaw, Vice President, CBRNE Defense, Battelle
  • Michael A. Smith, M.Phil., Ph.D., PMP, Director, Critical Reagents Program, Medical Countermeasure Systems, JPEO, U.S. Department of Defense

Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe

Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe

22 – 23 June, 2015. Prague, Czech Republic

2014 saw an unprecedented surge in defence requirements and spending commitments in Eastern Europe. The need for greater domestic security has yet again meant defence forces in the region are looking to the armoured vehicle when ensuring their ground operations and maneuverers are set up for success.

Unlike other events Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe is designed to unite armoured vehicle procurement and technology experts with one goal, to enhance existing and future land forces capability through the effective deployment of military vehicles. At no other event in 2015 will you be able to meet such a well-rounded and unique set of military vehicle experts all present with one goal in mind-to advance their technical knowhow and increase the effectiveness of their new and ongoing programmes.

Confirmed speakers presenting high level briefings include

  • Lieutenant General Jaroslav Kolkus, Former Deputy Chief of Defence Staff & Military Representative to NATO and EU, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Brigadier General Pavel Adam, Director of the Division of Capabilities Development and Planning, General Staff, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Brigadier General Slawomir Wojciechowski, Director of Strategy and Defence Planning, Polish Armed Forces
  • Brigadier Bjarne Nermo, Commander of the Land Systems Division, Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation
  • Brigadier General Norbert Huber, Director Armament and Procurement, Austrian MoD
  • Brigadier General, Frantisek Minacek, Director; Centre for Security and Military Strategic Studies, University of Defense in Brno, Czech Republic
  • Colonel Josef Kopecky Commander 7th Mechanized Brigade, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Colonel Maciej ZAJAC, Deputy Chief, Land Forces Department, Armament Inspectorate, Polish Armed Forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel , Richard Macha, Industrial Cooperation Division Czech MoD and Head of the Czech Delegation to AC/225 – NATO NAAG
  • Colonel Robert TIBENSKY, Director General – National Armaments, Slovak Armed Forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel Mindaugas STEPONAVICIUS, Director of Capability Planning Department, Lithuanian MOD
  • Colonel Egbert R. Teeuw, Programme Manager BOXER at OCCAR, Royal Netherlands Army
  • Miha Matek, Head of Armament Project Management Division, Slovenian MoD
  • Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Tomas Turo, Group Leader National Representative of Czech MoD in MILVA AC/225 (NAAG), Department of Combat and Special Vehicles, University of Defence, Czech Republic
  • Major Claus Johansen, Director of Study and Development Division, Danish Army Combat and Fire Support Centre
  • Heather Elsley, Programme Manager – Land Integrated Survivability Programme & Delivery Directorate, DSTL, UK
  • Mr. Jiri HYNEK, President, Defence and Security Industry Association of the Czech Republic (DSIA)

For more information, please contact Michael Nazarenko on +44 (0) 207 827 6002

Event website: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2015avtaf21.asp

Cyber Security for Defense

Cyber Security for Defense

24 – 26 June, 2015. Augusta, GA

Cyber Security for Defense – This event will focus on the ever growing need within the Military to combat the intense rise of Cyber Attacks, but also on developing a strong, resilient, and effective team of Cyber Warriors. This conference serves as an opportunity for solution providers to break through the background noise and present their unique ideas and products in an environment specifically tailored to highlighting them, while simultaneously learning about the future requirements of the Military and a variety of other topics. Meanwhile the Department of Defense gets a first hand look at some of the solutions they may have not originally considered, all in pursuit of that best value solution.

For more information download the agenda here http://bit.ly/1Jlbuq4


Helicopter Technology Eastern Europe

Helicopter Technology Eastern Europe

24 – 25 June, 2015. Dorint Hotel Don Giovanni Prague, Czech Republic

SMi’s Helicopter Technology Eastern Europe 2015 has been designed to unite military helicopter procurement and technology experts with one goal, to enhance existing and future air support operation across air, land and sea.

The event is being supported by DSIA (Defence and Security Industry Association of the Czech) and is the only event with high level support from Czech Republic Commander Air Force, Brigadier General Libor Stefanik.

The Helicopter Technology Eastern Europe 2015 expert speaker faculty features:

  • Major General Bohuslav Dvorak, Former Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Currently Chief of Advisors to Minister of Defence, Czech Armed Forces (conference chairman)
  • Brigadier General Libor Stefanik, Commander, Czech Air Force
  • Major General Dragen Scuri, Commander, Croatian Air Force and Air Defence
  • Major General Richard Felton Commander, Joint Helicopter Command UK MoD
  • Brigadier General Andreas Putz, Commander Air Support Brigade, Austrian Air Force
  • Brigadier General Fortunato Di Marzio, General Manager, NH 90 Programme, NAHEMA (NATO)
  • Colonel Robert Tibensky, Head of National Armaments, Slovak Armed Forces
  • Colonel Jiri Vavra, Head of Air Force Development Department, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Colonel Peder Soderstrom, Chief of the Swedish Helicopter Wing, Swedish Air Force
  • Colonel Steen Ulrich, Head of Helicopter Wing, Royal Danish Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Bojan Brecelj, Commander 15th Aviation Wing, Slovenian Air Force
  • Andrew Gray, Helicopter Programme Manager, European Defence Agency
  • Marko Gruden, Helicopter Programme Manager, Armament Project Management Division, Slovenian MOD
  • Mr. Jiri HYNEK, President, Defence and Security Industry Association of the Czech Republic (DSIA)

Book before 31st March to save ?00

Visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/helicopter-tech13.asp to register or for more information

Contact Andrew Gibbons on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6156 / agibbons@smi-online.co.uk

Air Mission Planning Conference

Air Mission Planning Conference

6 – 7 July, 2015. Holiday Inn Regents Park, London, UK

The 6th annual Air Mission Planning conference will look at the theoretical and pragmatic aspect of Mission Flight Management and Mission Support Systems and will provide attendees with the knowledge to plan and brief all phases of a special operations aviation mission.

The conference will focus on special operations on the ground and / or in an aerial environment, computer-based flight planning systems, all stages involved in air mission planning from – initial planning, briefing and the execution of the whole operation.

The 2015 expert speaker faculty includes:

  • Air Commodore Paddy Teakle, GBR AF, Deputy Force Commander (FCD)/Chief of Staff (COS), HQ NAEW&C Force Command, NATO
  • Brigadier General Holt, Deputy United States Military Representative, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Cory “Fargo” Jeffers, Commander, 13th ASOS, Fort Carson, CO (USA)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Rafael Fernandez-Shaw Dominguez, Operations Division, Spanish Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jaroslav Mika, Commander, 211 Squadron, Czech Air Force
  • Colonel Giorgio Seravalle, ITAF Air Mobility and Special Forces Command, Chief Operations and Exercises, Italian Air Force (ITAF)
  • Colonel Reinhard Krell, Director, Movement Coordination Centre Europe
  • Colonel Gungor Ozer, Turkish Air War College, Turkey
  • Squadron Leader Derek Reinhardt, RAAF Lead-In Fighter Capability Assurance Program – Resident Project Engineer, Royal Australian Air Force
  • George Onslow, B2, AWC Scientific Advisor HW, Air Command, RAF
  • Dimitrios Petridis, Programme Manager of the Aviation Support Programme Office, NATO Support Agency (NSPA)

Book before 31st March to save ?00

Visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2015airmissionplanning12.asp to register

Contact the team on +44 (0) 20 7827 6000 for more information.

MilSatCom Asia-Pacific

MilSatCom Asia-Pacific

13 – 14 September, 2015. Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

MilSatCom Asia-Pacific 2015 will boast a tailored programme based on current issues across MilSatCom covered by a series of regional and international speakers. In addition to having representatives from the Pacific region, the conference will have Asian representation too as we explore regional military SatCom roadmaps and packages. We will also be hearing from nations outside the region sharing their experiences, partnerships initiatives as end-users and the latest technologies in the satcom industry.

The 2015 speaker panel features:

  • Mochamad Irwan Hariyono, Senior Staff, Geospatial Information Agency (BIG), Indonesia
  • Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Turpin, Chief of Asia-Pacific Strategy, Department of Defense
  • Nicolas D Ojeda Jr, Deputy Executive Director, Information and Communications Technology Office (ICT Office)
  • D D’Ambrosio,EVP, Government Services, O3b Networks
  • Airbus Defence & Space Speaker to be announced
  • Lieutenant Commander Bill Blick,Joint Commander Engineer, New Zealand Defence Force
  • Tom van der Heyden, CEO, Eur Asian Technology Holdings
  • Matthew Child, SVP Government Services, Eutelsat
  • Michael Pollack, CEO, The Traville Group
  • Nguyen Than Yen Huong, Vice President, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam
  • Jen Pearce, PACOM Analyst, ProSol, UMSC
  • Hendriatiningsih Sadikin, Associate Professor, Geodetic & Geomatica Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung

In addition, there will be an interactive half-day workshop, taking place on the 12th May: Data Everywhere – And We Still Want More! The Evolution and Future of FSS and MSS MilSatCom Data Services. Hosted by: John Yates, Satellite Communications Consultant


Book before 27th February and save S$600

Register online at: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2015defence-exportsasia.asp

Contact James Hitchen on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email: jhitchen@smi-online.co.uk

OFSEC 2015

OFSEC 2015

14 – 16 September, 2015. Muscat, Oman

Ofsec: Oman’s Only And Most Comprehensive Exhibition On Fire, Safety And Security

OFSEC 2015 will bring together local and international exhibitors who will showcase their avant-garde solutions, specific transverse and latest technologies, cutting edge innovations, cost-effective products and services to meet the requirements of governments, businesses, industrial & commercial entities, aviation, construction, infrastructure, transportation, manufacturing, oil and gas and utilities sectors.

OFSEC is designed to meet the needs of the local, regional and international markets by linking practitioners, suppliers, distributors and manufacturers from the fire, safety and security industry, with key decision makers from the government and private sectors, making it a definitive networking platform, where new projects and partnerships are initiated and visionary objectives are implemented. This event also aims to create synergy and strengthen the collaboration between the authorities and the industries.

The Exhibition will lay foundation and be the gateway to the current and future market trends in the fire, safety and security sectors, for the industry professionals to communicate, share ideas, identify solutions, to operate effectively and efficiently and stay abreast with the latest global trends. OFSEC will confluence and strengthen local and international business engagement and encourage investment.

4th Annual Military Flight Training Conference

4th Annual Military Flight Training Conference

16 – 17 September, 2015. Marriott Hotel Regents Park, London, UK

Through a series of interactive presentations, panel discussions and roundtables, Military Flight Training will feature timely discussions on how simulation systems can provide realistic mission training in a safe environment.

2015 Key Speakers Include:

  • Major General Tom Henry Knutsen, Former Commandant of the Norwegian Defence University College and the RNoAF Academy, Royal Norwegian Air Force
  • Brigadier General Philip Garbutt, Director General Air Force Development, Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Captain Bjorn Persson, Head of Education Programmes, Air Combat Training School, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jerome Lacroix Leclair, Commander Flying Schools Command, French Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Christoph Hegele, Director of Simulators and Simulation, German Army Aviation School, German Armed Forces
  • Colonel Joseph William DeMarco, Commandant at Air Command and Staff College, United States Air Force
  • Wing Commander Paul Moss, SO1 ISTAR Training, ISTAR Force Headquarters, RAF Waddington
  • Paul Livingston, Managing Director, Ascent Flight Training

Benefits of attending:

  • Examine the impact of cutting edge technological advances in simulation and training for the fighter pilot of today
  • Hear from experienced presenters from global militaries spanning the UK, Europe and USA as they discuss the hottest developments in the industry
  • Listen to national and international real life case studies showcasing pilot training and simulation strategies to survive in a hybrid war
  • Discuss and review the latest updates on tactical fast jet training approaches and strategies to maximize operational effect

For those interested there is currently an early bird discount of £300 until 29th May.
Visit www.militaryflight-training.com/HSRC to register or contact Frederick Agboletey on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6070 / fagboletey@smi-online.co.uk

MilSatCom Latin America

2nd Annual MilSatCom Latin America

22 – 23 September, 2015. Maceio Atlantic Suites, Maceio, Brazil

Now in its second successful year, MilSatCom Latin America 2015 is the only regional meeting place for military satellite communications specialists and all those responsible for optimising security and surveillance of national and air space and key domestic assets.

This conference will feature high level military and government briefings from those directly responsible for advancing these satellite capabilities and after our 2014 event, where we had over 100 attendees, this Septembers’ event is set to only continue to attract the region’s main SatCom protagonists.

Event Highlights:

  • Keynote Briefings from senior officers from Brazil and surrounding Latin American nations
  • A unique focus on enhanced military capability through the development and implementation of SATCOM programs
  • Briefings on: payload optimisation, cyber security deterrents, overcoming satellite interference, real time data delivery to military operations, power enhancement and capacity increases and bandwidth maximisation
  • High level panel discussions featuring technical managers and project engineers from military as well as industry
  • Focused discussion groups tackling key challenges facing SATCOM program managers in the region
  • SATCOM equipment exhibition showcasing the latest technology
  • Informal networking time factored in so you can gather insight from peers and colleagues also shaping and influencing regional helicopter programmes today

Event Speakers 2015 include:

  • Helcio Vieira Junior, Commander Space Operations Center, Brazilian Armed Forces
  • Marcio Teixeira de Campos, C2 Operations Department Chief, Brazilian Armed Forces
  • Abde Bellahnid, Directorate of Joint Capability, SATCOMS & SAR Requirements, Canadian Department of Defence
  • Hugo Montoya, Director of Innovation and Competitiveness, Mexican Space Agency
  • Maximiliano Erazu, Satellite Communications, Comision Nacional de Actividades Espaciales
  • Marcelo Perfetti, Communication and Information General Directorate, Argentine Army
  • Cristovam Nascimento, Brazil Correspondent Office, Global VSAT Forum
  • Carlos Afonso Pierantoni Gamboa, 1st Vice President ABIMDE, ABIMDE ASS BRAS DOS INDUSTRIAS DE MAT DEFESA
  • Harold Haney, Chief Space and Missile Defense C4 Division, USSTRATCOM
  • Carlos Alejandro Villasenor Navarro, Department of Transmissions, SEDENA
  • Walter Bartels, President, Brazilian Aerospace Industries Association (AIAB) and many more

For more info please contact James Hitchen, +44 (0) 207 827 6054, jrotar@smi-online.co.uk

10th Annual Defence Exports Conference

10th Annual Defence Exports Conference

30 September – 1 November, 2015. Movenpick Hotel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

After the outstanding success of last year’s event, Europe’s Leading Arms Export Controls conference returns to Defence Exports in Amsterdam to bring together international trade lawyers, Government officials, trade compliance consultants and defence industry professionals from across Europe, the U.S, Africa and Asia-Pacific. They will discuss the latest developments in international export reforms and plans for regulation changes in the future.

Key Government Speakers:

  • Kevin Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration, U.S Department of Commerce
  • Major General Jean-Luc Tinland, Director of the Armaments Department, DGA
  • Jon Erik Strømø, Director, Section for Export Control, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Georg Pietsch, Directorate General Exports, Ministry of Economics & Technology of National Defence Canada
  • Christopher Chew, Head of Policy, Export Control Organisation, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Melanie Reddiar, Director of Scientific Support, Non-Proliferation Secretariat, Department of Trade and Industry South Africa

Industry Speakers:

  • Kathryn Greaney, Vice President of Global Trade Controls, The Boeing Company
  • Carmen Fellows, Senior Director, Global Trade Compliance, Finmeccanica North America and DRS Technologies
  • Björn Uggla, Vice President Export Compliance, SAAB AB
  • Nicolas Fribolle, Trade Compliance Director, Meggitt Sensing Systems
  • Beth Mersch, Director, Global Trade Management Europe, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Stan Hoppenbrouwer, Group Export Control Director, Thales
  • Alexander Groba, Coordinator U.S. Regulations, Airbus Group

For those interested there is currently an early bird discount of £300 until 29th May.

Defence Exports is Sponsored by: Amber Road, Hohmann Rechtsanwalte, OCR Services, Pillsbury, Sheppard Mullin

Visit www.defence-exports.com/HSRC to register or contact James Hitchen on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email: jhitchen@smi-online.co.uk

Port Security Operations Conference & Expo

Port Security Operations Conference & Expo

10 – 12 November, 2015. Long Beach, LA

The 2015 program will feature some of North America’s most knowledgeable maritime security experts from major ports, private terminals, government departments, and private security solution providers. Conference participants will discuss many topics including global trends in port and maritime security, regulatory impacts, security training, TWIC, and best practices for supply chain security and resilience.

PSOCE – LA I Long Beach developed out of a need for professional development and technical education in the area of maritime security and has made a significant contribution to the exchange of information and best practices over the course of the past seven years. The conference is a forum for practical discussions on how to most effectively implement security in a port environment. Getting the regional picture of Sector Los Angeles – Long Beach and any recent initiatives is of great interest to our delegates, as is the evolving regulatory framework that affects millions of seaport workers.

psocew.com | @PSOCE | registration@macdonnell.com | 902.425.3980

Milipol Paris

Milipol Paris

17 – 20 November, 2015. Paris

Milipol Paris is the worldwide event of the internal State security market for all public and industrial security professionals.

Participate at the 19th edition of Milipol Paris, 17-20 November 2015:

  • meet the key international players of the public and industrial security sector,
  • discover and discuss new trends, products and services of the market, develop your business!

Milipol Qatar is the foremost exhibition of the key players involved in the Middle East internal State security sector.

Milipol Qatar 2014 boasted record participation at the region’s premier security show:

  • 261 exhibitors – coming from 36 countries – 85% of them were satisfied with their participation
  • 6,638 visitors – coming from 63 countries – 93% of them were satisfied with their visit
Next appointment: Milipol Qatar 2016!

Cyber Intelligence Europe

Cyber Intelligence Europe

28 – 30 November, 2015. Radisson Blu Hotel, Bucharest, Romania

Cyber Intelligence Europe 2015 will analyse the different types of cybercrimes being faced to government agencies across Europe. Many public and private sector organisations are being targeted with the criminals exposing sensitive information to the public. Take part in our 3rd annual event to discuss ways of how to combat cybercrimes.

Our third instalment of our Cyber Intelligence Europe conference & exhibition will be taking place in Romania where the government is implementing strategies to improve their cyberspace from cybercrimes and attacks. NATO has recently named Romania as the main hub of operations in South Eastern Europe to combat cybercrimes in the region.

One aspect which will be discussed during the three day event will be the importance of sharing information between regional governments and private sector organisations to develop an understanding of how to combat the cyber criminals from breaching critical infrastructure.

Cyber Intelligence Europe 2015 will bring together leading cyber security officials from Europe’s leading government agencies, military and law enforcement agencies who will provide in-depth and knowledgeable presentations discussing current strategies being used by them to protect their computer systems as well as sharing information through the use of case study presentations.

Don’t miss out on taking part at our international Cyber Intelligence Europe event on the 28th – 30th September 2015.

For more information regarding this international event please contact us at info@intelligence-sec.com or +44 (0)1582 346 706.