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SMi Group Ltd

Global Event Producing Company

The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global event producing company that specialises in Business to Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and Training. We create and deliver events within Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Our aim is to provide you with the highest Quality Events in Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors, which are timely, relevant and important to you and your company!

We pride ourselves on being connected to the best and most Knowledgeable Expert speakers in your business sector. We believe in bringing you together with your peers in order to Learn, Engage, Share and Network with the very best. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris, Singapore and have welcomed over 200k participants from 80 countries to our events.

We are Experts in knowing Experts and have been bringing you this Expertise since 1993!

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3rd Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe - 14/12/2016

Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe returns to Prague next May

SMi Group announces the return for its next annual conference: Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe 2017, set to take place on 15th and 16th May, Prague, Czech Republic.

As Central and Eastern European nations continue to develop their land force mobility, fire support and protection, the armoured vehicle remains a vital capability area for development. SMi’s 3rd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe conference returns once more to proactively discuss the key challenges and opportunities surrounding the combat vehicle.

Taking place on 15th-16th May 2017 and with a large support from the Czech MoD, the conference is a perfect platform to proactively discuss the tactics and technologies that will enhance future combat vehicle effectiveness within the Central and Eastern European region.

With latest updates from 13 nations including Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Bulgaria and US Army Europe, Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe will provide a bridge between the end users’ needs, procurement and the solution provider. The conference is the perfect platform to facilitate collaboration between the key stakeholders, as well as to gain insight into the very latest active requirements and emerging technology.

Notable presenters include: Austrian Ministry of Defence, Bulgarian Armed Forces, Czech MoD, Czech Armed Forces, German Army, Latvian Armed Forces, Lithuanian Ministry of Defence, Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisations/ Main Systems Land, NSPA, OCCAR, Romanian Armed Forces, Slovenian Ministry of Defence, Spanish MoD, SSM-Turkish Ministry of Defence, University of Defence, Czech Republic, and United States Army.

Event highlights:

  • Gain detailed insight into the Czech Armed Forces future armoured vehicle modernisation plans pertaining to the 8x8, main battle tank and infantry fighting vehicle replacement
  • Hear keynote briefings from leading Central and Eastern European Nations including updates from heads of land procurement and operational command within: The Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Romania, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria and Slovenia
  • Meet and network with industry leaders from the region, systems integrators and internationally respected programme managers at the forefront of vehicle platform development
  • View the latest combat vehicle survivability, C4I and weapon systems technology in the exhibition area

For those looking to attend, there is an exclusive holiday offer saving you an extra £100 in addition to the current £400 earlybird offer. Total saving of £500!

Simply quote FAV100 during online checkout - £100 code expires December 16th

Further information is available at

3rd Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe
15th – 16th May 2017
Angelo Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic

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