DSEI 2017 - International Defence & Security Event
DSEI 2017, held in London from 12 to 15 September, brings together the defence and security industry to source the latest equipment and systems, develop new relationships and generate international business opportunities.
The ExCel venue in London’s docklands provides an ideal setting for demonstrations of vessels, including high speed craft for tackling security threats and unmanned surface vehicles.
DSEI is recognised by defence procurement agencies around the world as a milestone opportunity to evaluate the full spectrum of maritime defence and security products, technologies and equipment, from the latest warships and craft design to advanced new systems for surveillance, communication, weapons, sensors and navigation.
The Maritime Zone’s dedicated seminar theatre focuses on topics of current importance to the maritime community including maritime security, power projection including amphibious and carrier group forces capabilities, future naval ship design, the future role of OPVs and the latest developments in mine hunting.
UK MOD Service Chiefs of Staff will give Keynote speeches in the exhibition floor theatres. DSEI will also feature a strong international speaker line up, with around 300 seminar sessions and keynotes across seven theatres and four strategic conferences facilitating knowledge sharing and networking around key topics and technical areas.
DSEI's seminars will address the challenges, developments and future of the Defence & Security sector's ever-changing landscape providing a global platform for key government figures and influential policy makers within the sector. These include: Air, Naval, Land, Security, Special Forces, Unmanned and Global Partnerships.
DSEI 2015 was a great success with over 34,000 visitors, over 1500 exhibitors and 255 official delegations. The maritime element at DSEI 2015 experienced a showcase of prime contractors and smaller technology providers located inside ExCeL with an impressive international flotilla on the adjoining docks. Visiting warships provided a valuable platform for the demonstrations of new systems and equipment from the innovative maritime sector.
The RIB & High Speed Craft Directory is pleased to be a media partner and supporter of DSEI 2017
DSEI Naval Zone
The DSEI 2017 Naval Zone will be the most comprehensive dedicated Naval Zone in DSEI history. The Zone will incorporate over 50 specialist naval exhibitors and is fully supported by the First Sea Lord and Royal Navy. The Naval Zone is one of DSEI’s greatest strengths with 16 nations represented, twice as many as the 2015 edition.
The Naval Zone provides the DSEI audience with unrivalled networking opportunities, insights from key decision makers and the opportunity to see first-hand the industry’s latest vessels in action with interactive presentations and waterborne demonstrations. DSEI is set to host up to eight warships and a number of rotary assets that operate in the maritime domain.
DSEI Strategic Conference
DAY ZERO: Mon 11 Sept - Maritime Capability Conference
As part of The DSEI Strategic Conference the Maritime Capability Conference will focus on 'The Maritime Contribution to National Prosperity'. The opening address by Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff.
DSEI Naval Seminar Series
DAY 1: Tues 12 Sept - Seminar Programme: DEVELOP
The first day of the Naval Seminar Programme will focus on the Royal Navy's current and future ambitions. Discussions will centre around ' ship building and export plans with a Keynote Address from Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff.
DAY 2: Weds 13 Sept - Seminar Programme: DELIVER
2017 is the year of the Royal Navy. Government, Business and Industry will work together to deliver tomorrow’s capabilities. The UK government are investing billions in growing the Royal Navy for the first time in a generation with new aircraft carriers, submarines, frigates, patrol vessels and aircraft
DAY 3: Thurs 14 Sept - Seminar Programme: INNOVATE
Technological innovation continues to be important in the provision of all maritime capabilities. Navies from all over the world are embracing emerging information & surveillance technologies to improve expertise. Sessions on Day 3 focus on harnessing global technologies to increase operational effectiveness, using information as a tool and a weapon.
DAY 4: Fri 15 Sept - People & Skills Day: RECRUIT, RETAIN, DEVELOP
Equipment and procurement is the traditional core focus of DSEI but the 2017 event will expand its content to cover one of the most important capability of all – People & Skills. Speakers will cover the opportunities in the industry and touch upon specific questions including, 'How the STEM training of Royal Navy recruits contributes to the raising of technological awareness in society'.
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