Speaker Line-up and Agenda released ahead of the UAV Technology Conference 2022

SMi Group reports: Find out who's speaking at the 7th Annual UAV Technology Conference in September 2022

Returning for its seventh successful year, SMi Group is delighted to host the highly anticipated UAV Technology Conference, which returns to London this September. This is the leading international forum dedicated towards exploring the development of UAV programs and capabilities, allowing for essential dialogue between military, industry, and academia.

Interested parties can register at www.uav-technology.org/PR1RT - register by 29th April to save £400.

Uncrewed aerial systems have become one of the most researched and pursued military technologies from the past decade and the market for drones and UAVs has grown exponentially. Their capabilities have advanced with the shifting of operational requirements, whether it be with ISR assets for long range reconnaissance missions, soldier-born battlefield awareness mini UAS or for remotely piloted combat drones for precision strikes. Demand for these indispensable capabilities has led to further development of their technical abilities.

For this reason, this international conference remains as the ideal forum for the global UAV community to maintain dialogue and share ground-breaking ideas on multi-national UAV development programmes, certification and regulation, stealth technology, drone R&D and future force design using these hi-tech military assets.

SMi Group are delighted to announce the speaker line - up and conference agenda ahead of the 7th Annual UAV Technology Conference, speakers have been have carefully selected to include leading international air forces officers, program managers and technical scientists, who will delve into the latest UAV technologies, challenges and requirements.

Senior International Military Speakers include:
•Major General Karsten Stoye, Head of Civil-Military Coordination and Military Advisor to the Director General, EUROCONTROL
•Air Commodore Simon Strasdin, Incoming ISTAR Force Commander, Royal Air Force
•Colonel Stefano Bianca, Deputy Commander, Alliance Ground Surveillance Force (AGSF), NATO
•Colonel Paul Hughes, Chief Engineer and Type Airworthiness Authority for UK Strategic RPAS, Defence Equipment and Support, UK MoD
•Wing Commander Neil Hallett, Project Manager Protector & Reaper, Royal Air Force
•Wing Commander Jonathan McMullan, Detachment Commander, Project Air 7003 Resident Project Team, Royal Australian Air Force
•Lieutenant Colonel Julien Letarte, RPAS Project Director, Royal Canadian Air Force
•Lieutenant Colonel Ralf Kleindienst, Program Director UAS, German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw)
•Lieutenant Colonel Nikolaos Oikonomakis, RPAS Contract - Programme Manager, General Directorate for Defence Investments & Armaments, Greek Ministry of National Defence
•Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Christensen, Commander, 22 Attack Squadron, U.S. Air Force
•And many more…

UAVs are paving the way for the future of aerial warfare and this year's conference is where you can witness it all happen. Register and download the brochure at www.uav-technology.org/PR1RT.

If you believe your company may benefit from this event by introducing its solutions to leading decision makers in the sector, contact Justin Predescu on +44 (0) 20 7827 6130 or email jpredescu@smi-online.co.uk.

For more information on delegate places, contact Callum Kenmure on +44 (0) 207 827 6138 or email ckenmure@smi-online.co.uk

7th Annual UAV Technology Conference
26-27 September 2022
London, UK

Gold Sponsor: Echodyne
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About SMi Group:
Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world's most forward-thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at http://www.smi-online.co.uk

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