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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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Future Soldier Technology 2017 - 20/01/2017

Harris Announced as Latest Sponsor of the next Future Soldier Technology Event

SMi Group Welcome Harris Corporation as the Latest Sponsor for Future Soldier Technology Conference

Event organisers SMi is delighted to announce that the third annual conference on Future Soldier Technology will be sponsored by: BlackBox Biometrics, Invista textiles, Revision Military, Marom-Dolphin, Sea Systems Engineering, Ultra Electronics and latest confirmed: Harris Corporation.

For 120 years, Harris have been leaders in technology and innovation, delivering innovative solutions through four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems and Critical Networks. Delegates will get the chance to meet them and all the sponsors at this year’s event; in London on the 13th and 14th March.

What future attendees can expect for 2017: With its interactive format, SMi maintain their original belief in “No Attendees only participants”. Unlike other events, Future Soldier Technology is designed around a combination of panel discussions and focused discussion groups, run by two chairmen - experts in soldier Technology.

What attendees will gain: As the only conference in Europe solely dedicated to enhancing soldier modernisation programmes this year, the conference will explore the greatest challenges and next generation solutions that are enabling infantry to conduct operations in today's and tomorrow's battlefields. Key topics include: lightening the load and analysis of space for components, power and energy, body armour and night vision, communications and common integrated architecture.

Expert speakers for 2017 include senior representatives from: British Army, Infantry Trials and Development Unit, United States Marine Corps, US Army Northern Warfare Training Center, Canadian Forces, UK MoD, PEO Soldier, DSTL, United States Marine Corps, Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency, T N O Human Factors Research Institute, Thales, Rheinmetall Electronics and many more.

There will also be two post-conference workshops on: ‘How to Do Business with the British Army for Soldier Modernisation’ and ‘Black Swans and Soldier Programme Management: A Look inside the US Army Technology and Equipment Acquisitions from Capability Setting To Procurement’.

For those interested in attending Future Soldier Technology 2017, register online by 31st January to receive a £100 discount.

Future Soldier Technology 2017
13th and 14th March 2017
London, United Kingdom

Sponsorship enquiries, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or

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

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