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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.

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Air Mission Planning and Support 2017 - 15/03/2017

US Air Force Will Now Present on the 52nd Mission Support Group at Air Mission Planning and Support 2017

The US Air Force will speak at Air Mission Planning and Support when it returns to London on 5-6 April 2017.

At Air Mission Planning and Support 2017, there will be a unique focus on the complexity of managing varied air mission planning and support systems and key strategies not only to procure and acquire new systems, but also how to best upgrade, modernise and improve existing platforms for modern day warfare and operations.

SMi presents a precise and accurate forum for discussion led by commanding officers, senior leaders, academics and industry experts, with the goal to take a stand in pushing forward technological development, bringing together friends and allies, and improve awareness of real world dynamics.

Attendees of the conference will have the opportunity to hear 8 different nations, speaking on their latest technology updates including the F-35 Lighting II Joint Programme and Gripen. SMi Group is delighted to also add the US Air Force to the speaker line-up.

Major Joseph Adams, 52nd Contracting Squadron Commander from the US Air Force will present:

How the 52nd Mission Support Group Delivers Air Mission Support for the US Air Force and Allied Nations

  • Conducting strategic attack, air interdiction, close air support and suppression of enemy air defences
  • Providing communications, security, engineering, housing, transportation, supply, logistics plans, education, recreation, disaster response and recovery, and fire environment protection

A detailed agenda and full speaker line-up can be viewed on the website:

In addition to the two day conference, there will also be an exclusive half-day pre-conference workshop Tuesday 4th April 2017, St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel, London, United Kingdom on: “Effectively Presenting Air Mission Planning and Support Solutions to the UK Ministry of Defence and the Royal Air Force”. To be led by Mr. Nick Cox, Director, Defence & Aviation, WhiteFlare Consulting.

For more information or to attend this conference, visit the event website:

For media enquiries, contact Shannon Cargan on +44 20 7827 6138 or

Air Mission Planning and Support

5th - 6th April 2017
London, United Kingdom

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