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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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The Defence Exports Conference - 16/08/2018

Camcode Global Sign up to Sponsor Defence Exports Conference 2018

Camcode Global are the latest confirmed sponsor and exhibitor for the Defence Exports Conference

SMi Group is delighted to announce that the 13th annual conference on Defence Exports, taking place in Rome on the 19th and 20th September 2018, will be sponsored by: Deloitte LLP, OCR, Pillsbury and latest confirmed: Camcode Global.

“Camcode Global is the most experienced unique identification (UID) service provider in the defence industry. We understand compliance marking technologies and standards reporting. We also know the best way to plan your program, manage your data, mark your items, integrate your equipment and install identification labels. Camcode Global is your complete source for military standards compliance and asset traceability solutions.”

If you are interested in developing your business in this key market, don’t miss the opportunity to brand yourself in front of those who will be shaping arms controls and export compliance from all over the world. For more information, please contact Sadia Malick, Director on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or

Those who are interested in attending Defence Exports 2018 are advised to register by soon as seats are limited! Visit the website to secure your booking(s):

This year's two-day conference will feature cutting edge presentations led by 34 compliance experts from the military and industry. Key focuses include:

  • U.S., UK, Italian, German, Spanish, Canadian, Swedish, Polish, French, Latvian’s Export and Import Controls
  • Preparing for BREXIT
  • The Wassenaar Arrangement
  • ITAR EAR applications
  • Similarities and differences in European export control systems
  • How industry leaders trade and new innovative transfer technology such as Cloud Computing
  • + much more!

The event brochure is available to download on the website at: 

Plus, there will be also be four associated half-day workshops:

A: Jurisdiction, Classification, and Licensing; How to Police Your U.S. Suppliers
Hosted By: Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services & Edward Peartree, Group Deputy Head Export Controls, BAE Systems  

B: Managing Export Compliance with U.S. suppliers: Essential knowledge on License Exceptions, U.S. Re-Export Controls, and Catch-All’s
Hosted By: Ms Karen H Nies-Vogel, Director, Office of Exporter Services, US Department of Commerce

C: UK MoD ASSC Management – Exploiting Best Practice and Information across UK Defence
Hosted By: Mark Jones, Waterguard ASSC Compliance Lead, UK Ministry of Defence

D: New Technology – A bed of Roses or Increased Anxiety for Today’s Export Control Practitioners
Hosted By: Warren Bayliss, Global Head of Export Controls, Rolls-Royce

To sponsor, speak or exhibit at Defence Exports 2018, please contact Sadia Malick at: +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email

For delegate queries please contact James Hitchen at: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email

The Defence Exports Conference
19th and 20th September 2018
Rome, Italy
Sponsored by: Camcode Global, Deloitte LLP, OCR and Pillsbury

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