Events


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Milipol Qatar 2021 
15 - 17 March 2021, Doha, Qatar
Milipol Qatar is the international event for homeland security and civil defence in the Middle East. It takes place every two years (even-numbered years) in Doha.
     The Milipol Qatar exhibition is being held under the authority of the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani. A Milipol Qatar Committee is responsible for the organisation of the event in Doha in close relationship with the Milipol team based in Paris.
    The event is known for the professionalism and the quality of attendees, for showcasing the latest innovative products and services and for covering all fields of public and industrial security.
    Last session welcomed:
    - 222 exhibitors from 24 countries
    - 8,487 visitors from 84 countries

Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems
12 -13  April 2021, Virtual Conference: Online Access Only
SMi Group proudly presents the 4th Annual Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Conference, returning in April 2021 as a fully interactive virtual meeting. The conference will revolve around the British Army’s five RAS priorities of situational awareness, lethality, manoeuvrability, survivability and sustainability, as well as cover other main themes such as counter-IED, deep learning, AI, international cooperation, and communication systems.
Highlights for 2021:

  • The only international event with a dedicated focus on military land robotics
  • New for 2021: An emphasis on Unmanned Combat Vehicles, Situational Awareness, Enhanced Autonomous Capabilities, and battlefield manned/unmanned teaming; new speakers from the US, the Netherlands, Israel, Norway, NATO, and more.
  • Engage globally with the leading military and RAS experts, bringing together those at the centre of RAS operation, training, development, and integration.
  • Discuss online the latest trends, programmes, products and strategies of RAS technology and witness how this dynamic military field is shaping the course of warfighting today.

Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness 2021
12 - 13 April 2021, London, UK
SMi Group proudly presents Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness 2021, the leading conference for armoured vehicle experts focused on C2, C4i, sensors, optronics and vehicle architecture.
Highlights for 2021:

  • Hear the latest host nation capability updates from the British Armour Centre, Joint Forces Command, DSTL and DE&S
  • Network with key OEMs and System Integrators such as Hensoldt Optronics, MBDA Deutschland GmbH, SAAB Vehicle Systems, Thales UK, Diehl Defence, and many more
  • New speakers and topics such as situational awareness in the US Armed Forces, as well as Robotics and UGVs – remote situational awareness
  • Explore land force interoperability and training requirements for enhanced joint fires and cooperation in the context of future Multi-Domain Operations 

FUTURE FORCES FORUM
28 - 30 April 2021, Prague, Czech Republic
International exhibition and expert events on the latest trends and technologies in defence and security. All events are primarily focused on the presentation of current and future needs of the NATO & partner countries’ armed and security forces, state-of-the-art technologies and R&D programs with interactions between all involved participants due to the interconnected topics. Both the exhibition and forum are also attended by members of the NATO and EU working groups that are having official annual meetings within the FFF programme. The groups’ aim is enhancing industry cooperation in order to fulfil the allied countries’ objectives.
     Main Events & Conferences Topics:

   - Future Forces Exhibition
   - Future Forces Conference – Dismounted Soldier Systems Panel; Future Land Forces Panel; Future Air Force Panel

   - C4ISTAR Conference
   - CBRN & Medical Congress
   - Multi-domain Advanced Robotic Systems Conference
   - Logistics Capability Conference
   - Future of Cyber Conference
   - NATO M&S COE MESAS - Modelling & Simulation for Autonomous Systems Conference
   - NATO STO MSG-SET-183 Specialists‘ Meeting on Drone Detectability: Modelling the Relevant Signature
   - Official Sessions of the NATO Expert Working Groups

Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology
12 -13 May 2021, Virtual Conference: Online Access Only
SMi Group are pleased to announce the return of Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology (UMST), taking place virtually on 12th-13th May 2021.
Highlights for 2021:

  • The leading event in Europe on unmanned maritime systems.
  • Hear the very latest from senior naval officers on the development and integration of unmanned assets into the world’s fleets.
  • Listen to comprehensive briefings on unmanned platform updates, anti-submarine warfare, mine countermeasures, autonomy, and technological innovation.
  • Meet the leading solution providers for unmanned systems and receive exclusive product updates on cutting-edge projects.
  • Meet and network virtually with military and industry decision makers in unmanned systems.

8th Annual EOD/IED & Countermine Symposium
19 - 20 May, 2021, Alexandria, VA, USA

Defense Strategies Institute’s 8th Annual EOD/IED & Countermine Symposium will bring together members of the various Military branches & Federal Government agencies to discuss the current state of advancing domestic and international counter-IED missions in support of US National Security interests. Senior level speakers at this forum will detail the many ways they are collaborating on disarming the threat that these various types of explosives can cause to the Homeland & critical infrastructure. They will also examine emerging innovative technologies, enhanced training, and methods of intelligence gathering that are vital to successful EOD and demining initiatives in the era of Great Power Competition.

Border Management & Technologies Summit Europe Conference & Exhibition 2021
25 – 27 May 2021, Brussels, Belgium
IBMATA are pleased to announce that our next European Border Management & Technologies Summit conference and exhibition will take place on the 25th – 27th May 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Since our event in New Delhi in 2018, IBMATA has been working with WTTC and other partners to develop a vision for digital borders and seamless travel to take the hassle out of travelling without compromising security. Following workshops in Istanbul and Ottawa in 2019 – and a discussion panel with Border leaders at the International Summit on Borders in Washington DC in June 2019 – we have produced a White Paper setting out a roadmap for the border of the future which we are sharing with border agencies worldwide.

IDEF 2021 - 15th International Defence Industry Fair
25 - 28 May 2021, Istanbul, Turkey
IDEF 2021, 15th International Defence Industry Fair will be held on 25 - 28 May 2021 at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center which is located in İstanbul, the biggest city of Turkey, hosted by the Ministry of National Defence and under the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation,  organized by TÜYAP Fairs and Exhibitions Organizations Inc.
     With a view to further increasing the success of the IDEF International Defence Industry Fair, which has now become a global Turkish brand, preparations continue for the 15th IDEF.

IFSEC International
12 - 14 July, ExCel London, UK
IFSEC International is the UK and Europe’s leading integrated security exhibition. Running for its 47th year, it attracts tens of thousands of professionals annually from the entire security buying chain.  Installers, integrators, consultants, distributors and end-users from 113 countries will attend to see security in action, with live product demonstrations across access control; drones; cyber & IT; perimeter protection; video surveillance and much more. Improve your security strategy and stay up to speed with where the industry is heading with 30+ hours of free-to-attend content across several seminar theatres. To find out more visit www.ifsec.events/international. Click here to register your interest.

MILIPOL Asia-Pacific 2021
21- 23 July 2021, Sands EXPO, Singapore
MILIPOL Asia-Pacific 2021 Asia Pacific’s Largest Homeland Security event receives official support from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore and the Ministry of the Interior of France.
Milipol Asia-Pacific is the region’s leading international event for homeland security. It has achieved an enviable reputation and established itself as the region’s flagship “must-attend” Exhibition and Conference focusing exclusively on Counter Terrorism, Internal State Security, Law Enforcement and Civil Defence in the Asia Pacific Region and beyond. For over 30 years, the MILIPOL brand has been synonymous with the highest quality, international events focused on Homeland Security. Over the years, the brand has proudly presented Milipol Paris and Milipol Qatar.

Demining and EOD Seminar
7 - 9 September 2021, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Demining operations are still taking place in Bosnia and Herzegovina and neighbouring nations. We are pleased to be bringing our inaugural Demining and EOD Seminar to Sarajevo to review the current situation and the plan for the next few years to finally make Bosnia and Herzegovina a mine free country.
Many IGOs and NGOs are working tirelessly to clear the minefields in the region and there is a key importance on international cooperation in making the world mine clear by 2025.

International Security Expo (ISE) 2021
28 - 29 September 2021, Olympia, London
International Security Expo unites the entire security community allowing shared learning and collaboration from Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities, Public and Private sectors.

  • FREE to attend
  • 400+ International Exhibitors & Suppliers
  • Key areas & zones displaying over 1,000 of the latest high-quality products & innovative solutions
  • All content CPD Certified by The Security Institute
  • High-level conferences, summits & debates presented by world-renowned speakers
  • Live product demonstrations to enhance your experience and  expand your understanding

Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia Conference & Exhibition 2021
28 – 30 September 2021, Singapore
IBMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition in Singapore on 28th – 30th September 2021. Since our event in New Delhi in 2018, IBMATA has been working with WTTC and other partners to develop a vision for digital borders and seamless travel to take the hassle out of travelling without compromising security. Following workshops in Istanbul and Ottawa in 2019 – and a discussion panel with Border leaders at the International Summit on Borders in Washington DC in June 2019 – we have produced a White Paper setting out a roadmap for the border of the future which we are sharing with border agencies worldwide.

CBRNe Summit USA
12 - 14 October 2021, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
We are pleased to announce the launch of our CBRNe Summit USA conference and exhibition which will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the 7 - 9 April 2021. CBRNe threats are increasing and also the threat of lone wolf extremists carrying out random attacks in major cities.
     During our international event you will hear perspectives from military and civil officials who deal with CBRNe incidents. Many government departments and agencies across the region have realised the importance of CBRNe capabilities and preparedness and budgets have been increased to deal with the new type of threats faced to civilians.

Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2020
15 - 17 November 2021, London, UK
SMi Group’s Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability conference will return to London on 15th - 17th November 2021.
     Bringing together senior military and industry experts, this event will discuss key survivability concepts across the spectrum, with briefings on situational awareness, concealment and signature management, IED protection systems and mine resistance, armour material technologies and much more.
     As the only armoured vehicles conference dedicated to survivability, this event will be a key date for all those in the field.
     Key reasons to attend:

    • Listen to in-depth discussions which cover a diverse range of key survivability concepts
    • Hear updates from senior programme managers about the latest survivability systems
    • Learn about the most recent survivability developments and technologies from industry leaders in platform protection
    • Meet and network with senior military personnel and leading industry professionals working in armoured vehicles survivability

To find out more or to register, visit https://www.smi-online.co.uk/defence/uk/Future-Armoured-Vehicles-Survivability

International Police & Security Expo - POLSECURE
22 - 24 November 2021, Kielce, Poland
POLSECURE has been crafted around the police and law enforcement services, all services responsible for broadly defined public safety and security as well as threats protection, be it virtual and real. In addition to the Police, the expo is targeted at the State Protection Service, Border Guard, Municipal Police, GOPR Mountain Volunteer Rescue Service, WOPR Volunteer Water Rescue Service, TOPR Tatra Region’s Mountain Volunteer Rescue Service, prison services, intelligence services, port and airport security agencies, property protection agencies, detective service providers, City Guards, representatives of local authorities - cities, municipalities, poviats; as well as Higher Education Institutions and among them police and uniformed services universities.

CBRNe Summit Europe
30 November - 2 December 2021, Brno, Czechia
CBRNe Summit Europe is returning to Brno, Czechia for our 7th annual event. Many major cities across Europe have faced critical incidents over the past few years. With terrorism threat levels high across Europe and the increased use of chemical agents being used by terrorist organisations this is a key event to attend.
     During our international event you will hear perspectives from military and civil officials who deal with CBRNe incidents. Many governments across the region have realised the importance of CBRNe capabilities and preparedness and budgets have been increased to deal with the new type of threats faced to civilians.
     CBRNe Summit Europe will focus on a number of key topics across the whole CBRNe domain such as CBRNe capabilities of military and civil agencies, first responder techniques, asymmetrical threats, medical countermeasures to chem-bio threats, decontamination developments and techniques, countering IED’s, CBRNe threat intelligence, CBRNe forensics and many more.

DSEI Japan - JAPAN'S ONLY FULLY INTEGRATED DEFENCE EVENT
26 - 28 January 2022, Japan
DSEI Japan is the only large-scale fully integrated defence event that has ever taken place in Japan.
     It is where the global defence industry meets the Japanese defence community, supporting the sourcing of the latest equipment and systems, developing international relationships and generating new business opportunities and partnerships between Japan and the world.
     DSEI Japan 2021 is set to host 250+ exhibitors from across the globe. Visitors will also be able to participate in a range of high level conferences, seminars and bilateral meetings featuring world class speakers.