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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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Military Flight Training conference - 25/05/2016

RAF and Austrian Air Force explore international cooperation in pilot training

SMi's Military Flight Training conference returns to London on the 21st and 22nd September.

With a focus on new techniques, technologies and aircraft to enhance piloting skills, this conference provides the perfect platform to network with and learn from training commanders from leading Air Forces and flying branches in the world.

SMi is proud to feature speakers representing the highest level of expertise on fast jet training and air force capabilities at an exclusive session entitled "Exploring the Potential for International Cooperation in Pilot Training to Optimise Operations in Multi-national Theatres". The discussion will cover current examples of successful international cooperation within Air Forces; how collaborations can enhance combat readiness in case of war; and how sharing air space ensures better collective defence.

Panelists include:

  • Air Commodore (Ret'd) Terry Jones - Former Director Flying Trianing, Royal Air Force
  • Air Commodore David Bentley - Director of Flying Training, 22gp, Royal Air Force
  • Colonel Peter Trierweller - Commander of the Pilot Training Institute, Austrian Air Force

This is just one of the highlights of this year's conference. The complete agenda can be viewed on

Other featured speakers include training commanders from some of the leading Air Forces and flying branches at the forefront of technological developments for flight simulation including US Air Force, US Navy, Austria, Poland, South Africa, Sweden and NATO.

The 5th Military Flight Training Conference has been tailored to give new and seasoned the best opportunity to benchmark and learn from leading experts relating to enhanced fast jet training capability. For those interested to join, there is an early registration discount of £400 which expires on 31 May 2016.

For details on tailored sponsorship and branding packages, please contact Sadia Malick on: +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email

For enquiries regarding our special rates for military and governement representatives, please contact Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or

5th annual Military Flight Training conference
21-22 September 2016
London, UK

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