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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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Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology 2018 - 31/10/2017

Airborne Technologies GmbH: SMi's Latest sponsor for Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology 2018

SMi’s latest sponsor for Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology 2018 is Airborne Technologies GmbH

Airborne Technologies GmbH is the latest sponsor for SMi’s Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology conference 2018.  The organisation will be presenting an exclusive session on day 1 of the event. Presentation details to follow. SMi offer sponsorship, exhibition, advertising and branding packages, uniquely tailored to complement your company’s marketing strategy. Prime networking opportunities exist to entertain, enhance and expand your client base within the context of an independent discussion specific to your industry. Should you wish to join the increasing number of companies benefiting from sponsoring our conferences please call Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 or email:

The conference taking place in January promises to be the biggest yet, featuring focused discussions of emerging technologies, informative presentations and networking opportunities. With the aim of delivering clear and accurate maritime situational awareness, the conference will provide an unrivalled insight into the activity and priorities of military fleets, maritime authorities and industry experts that are at the forefront of innovation in the marine domain.

On day two of the conference there will be an interactive panel discussion which will provide an overview of Enhancing Maritime Intelligence Sharing Amongst Nations and Naval Agencies Involved in the Mediterranean. The discussion will cover how interoperability in the Mediterranean environment can be improved, challenges to effective sharing of information and how to remedy them, gathering maritime intelligence from space and updates and lessons from 2017. The session will be led by Rear Admiral Anthony Rix, Former Flag Officer Sea Training, Royal Navy; Rear Admiral Piero Pelizzari, Head of ICT and Monitoring Systems, Italian Coast Guard Headquarters; Captain Stefano Calvetti, Head of the Intelligence Office, Italian Navy; Mr Guy Thomas, President, C-SIGMA, Multinational Maritime Security Centre of Excellence.

Alongside the two-day event there will be a pre-conference workshop held on 29th January 2018. The workshop will be hosted, once again, with space technology leader C-SIGMA to deliver an exclusive session. Guy Thomas, Director of C-SIGMA will be hosting the workshop on "Improving International Collaboration in Space to Enhance Maritime Situational Awareness”.

For further information and to register visit:

3rd Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology
30th – 31st January 2018
Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter's Hotel & Spa, Rome, Italy

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