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Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology - 08/12/2016

National maritime surveillance programmes updates from Italy, UK, Belgium, France, Portugal, Israel, US, Canada, NATO...

SMi Group will return to Rome, Italy on the 29th- 30th January 2017 for the 2nd annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference.

exactEarth Awarded MDA Contract for Polar Epsilon 2 Project. exactEarth Ltd, the leading provider of Satellite AIS data services, announced it has been awarded a four-year $2.7 million contract to provide AIS data processing services for the Canadian Department of National Defence’s Polar Epsilon 2 (PE2) project. The PE2 project is a national initiative that will combine radar and AIS data from the RADARSAT Constellation Mission to provide enhanced maritime domain awareness that will identify, detect and track vessels in Canada’s maritime approaches and support Canadian Armed Forces at home and abroad.” *(Source)

Lieutenant Commander Chad Kabatoff, Project Director Polar Epsilon 2, DG Space from Canadian Armed Forces, and Simon Chesworth, Regional Sales Director for Europe from exactEarth Ltd. will be speaking at SMi’s Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference.

Lieutenant Commander Chad Kabatoff, Project Director Polar Epsilon 2, DG Space, Canadian Armed Forces will be presenting on Day Two of the conference on "Space-Based Maritime Surveillance for the Protection of Canada's Three Coastlines". Highlights from the presentation include: Outlining the capabilities of Polar Epsilon 2; Feeding big data into recognized maritime picture for all maritime agencies to use and collaborating with industry to maximize data analysis.

Simon Chesworth, Regional Sales Director for Europe, exactEarth Ltd. will be speaking on "The Benefits of Persistent, Global, Real Time Vessel Tracking". Presentation highlights: The element of the most optimized global satellite AIS solution; How this unique global real-time ship tracking solution is enhancing maritime situational awareness and the value of persistent real-time monitoring for various maritime operational activities.

4 key reasons to attend:                                           

  • Hear the latest updates from high ranking military officials involved with the enhancement of naval surveillance programmes
  • Learn how nations including Italy, the UK, France, Germany, Portugal and the USA are developing their maritime ISR capabilities
  • Get to the heart of challenges faced by navies through focused briefings, discussions and networking
  • Highlighting the importance of technology to disseminate information to major operators at sea

Running alongside the conference will be a post-conference workshop entitled ‘C-SIGMA: Improving International Collaboration in Space to Enhance Maritime Situational Awareness.’ Which will be led by Guy Thomas the President of C-SIGMA (Official Event Partner).

Register at www.maritime-recon.com/defencesuppliers   

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology 2017 has PAE as Gold Sponsor and is sponsored by: exactEarth, Horizon Technologies, Pole Star Global, Sentient Vision Systems, Kongsberg Satellite Services, Orbcomm, DeepOcean Engineering and MDA Systems.

For sponsorship packages, contact Justin Predescu +44 (0) 207 827 6130 or
e-mail jpredescu@smi-online.co.uk

For media enquiries, contact Zoe Gale on +44 20 7827 6138 or zgale@smi-online.co.uk

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology
30 – 31 January 2017
Rome, Italy
www.maritime-recon.com/defencesuppliers   
Contact e-mail: zgale@smi-online.co.uk
Contact tel: +44 (0) 207 827 6130
#maritimerecosmi
Gold Sponsor: PAE
Sponsored by: Proudly Sponsored by exactEarth, Horizon Technologies, Pole Star Global, Sentient Vision Systems, Kongsberg Satellite Services, Orbcomm, DeepOcean Engineering and MDA Systems
*(Souce) http://bit.ly/2gh5A0p

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