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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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Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology - 05/01/2017

Hear updates on how to maximise maritime situational awareness capabilities

With less than 4 weeks to go, SMi’s 2nd annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference will return to Rome on the 29th & 30th January 2017.

"The world’s oceans are not controlled by one nation but by all; the only way they will remain safe is through collaboration at all levels. Sharing information based on data collected from a wide range of ISR platforms is one way we can work together to face maritime threats..." - Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Anthony Rix, Event Chairman, Former Flag Officer Sea Training, Royal Navy.

The need to discuss maritime surveillance activities and collaboration between nations is crucial, thus this event will respond to topical issues by bringing together senior military personnel and leading industry experts to discuss strategies and techniques that are being used to increase the safety of international waters.

With less than 4 weeks remaining, new sponsors Sitep Italia and e-GEOS join the event alongside new speakers Captain Dermot Mulholland, Branch Head, Strategic Plans & Policy from Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of Excellence and Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio, Commander Maritime North from Italian Navy.

Captain Mulholland will be speaking on day two on "16 Findings and Recommendations from the maritime security round table 2016" and Rear Admiral Lazio will be speaking on day one about ‘The Italian Navy Northern Maritime Hub Experience: A hybrid Model for Public-Private Initiatives’.

The 2017 agenda will cover a vast array of topics including: research and development projects, acquisition programs, interoperability amongst maritime nations, mitigating the Mediterranean immigration crisis, space-based surveillance, C4I capabilities, real-time vessel tracking, modern ISR capabilities and so much more.

With representatives in attendance from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and USA; this truly global event will provide the perfect platform to network with leading maritime surveillance experts to discuss the latest updates and programmes within the industry.

2017 LINE-UP

With space-based surveillance playing such an important role within maritime surveillance, the official event partner, C-SIGMA will be hosting a post-conference workshop on "C-SIGMA: Improving International Collaboration in Space to Enhance Maritime Situational Awareness". Hosted by Guy Thomas, President, C-SIGMA.

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, MDA Systems, e-GEOS and Sitep Italia

Sponsorship packages are limited, for further information contact Justin Predescu +44 (0) 207 827 6130 or e-mail jpredescu@smi-online.co.uk

For registrations, contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or email jhitchen@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 6054
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Gold Sponsor: PAE
Sponsored by: Proudly Sponsored by exactEarth, Horizon Technologies, Pole Star Global, Sentient Vision Systems, Kongsberg Satellite Services, Orbcomm, DeepOcean Engineering, MDA Systems, e-GEOS and Sitep Italia

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