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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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Fast Jet Pilot Training Eastern Europe - 18/05/2016

Join DRS Technologies, Pilatus Aircraft, Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Textron Aviation, Draken International, ATAC, CAE and more at Fast Jet Pilot Training Eastern Europe

SMi's Fast Jet Pilot Training Eastern Europe conference, which is being held with support from the Czech Air Force, will provide the ideal platform to discuss the implementation of new technologies such as simulated flight training and advanced trainer aircraft.

Confirm your attendance today and network with senior air force procurement decision makers while there is still an opportunity to influence their decision making before the establishment of the new 2018 NATO International Joint Training Centre.

If you haven't made a decision yet to attend, here are 2 key reasons why you should confirm your participation at Fast Jet Pilot Training Eastern Europe, taking place on 9th - 10th June 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic:


Key presentations at Fast Jet Pilot Training Eastern Europe include:

  • Receive an Overview of the New International Training Centre from Brigadier General Libor Stefanik, Commander: Discussion will highlight why the new centre is needed for the Eastern European region and how it will improve interoperability of NATO pilots during missions.
  • Discuss the Czech Approach to Fast Jet Pilot Training with Colonel Petr Tomanek, Chief of Combat Training: Gain insight into the current synthetic training programmes in place to assist the training of new pilots, and find out what the Czech Air Force is doing to improve the capabilities of its fast jet pilots. Adaption of training regimes to meet increased pilot numbers, and the prospect of permanently buying and increasing Gripen numbers will also be highlighted.
  • Colonel Petr Hromek, Commander of the 21st Tactical Air Force Base The Czech Air Force's Air Combat Capabilities: Receive a case study oN Czech pilot participation in NATO Air Policing Missions and military operations abroad. Discussion will also be centred on the operational history of the Gripen in Czech service and how this has greatly enhanced Czech Air Defence capabilities.

To view the full speaker line-up and session details, visit


Join us for the Complimentary Site Visit to Aero Vodochody's Production Facility

At the end of Day One, SMi is proud to announce that our lead sponsor Aero Vodochody, will be hosting drinks reception and site visit, showcasing their latest aircraft models, including the L-39 GN, in their main hangar facility. Join us and network with leading jet training experts from the region in this unique and exciting environment.

With over 8 hours of networking, Fast Jet Pilot Training Eastern Europe provides the perfect platform to build strategic partnerships and secure future collaborations. Confirmed attendees include:

Aero Vodochody, ATAC, Austrian Air Force, CAE, Czech Air Force, Czech Armed Forces, Czech MoD, Draken International, DRS Technologies, FMV, French Air Force, German Air Force, Lithuanian Air Force, Omnipol, Pilatus Aircraft, Polish Air Force, Portuguese Air Force, PRAMACOM-HT, Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH, Royal, Danish Air Force, Swedish Air Force, Tactical Communications Group, Textron Aviation, UK MOD, University of Defence - Czech Republic, VR Group, ZLIN AIRCRAFT a.s., plus many more.

Add you name to the list by registering today at

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