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Exclusive offer for C-SIGMA contacts at SMi Maritime Recconnaisance and Surveillance Technology Conference

Save £200 off the SMi conference registration when quoting voucher code SMI56IV and get free entry (worth £599) to the post-conference workshop hosted by Guy Thomas, President of C-SIGMA. 

This is the SMi Group’s second 2nd Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology Conference and the event will be held in Rome on the 30th and 31st of January 2017.

This high level meeting will bring together senior military leadership, project decision makers, technical experts and cutting edge industry solution providers to explore future endeavours that will enhance the security and stability of the world’s oceans.


  • Rear Admiral Valter Zappellini, Head of C4 and Security Department, Italian Navy
  • Rear Admiral Nicola Carlone, Head of Plans and Operations, Italian Coast Guard
  • Rear Admiral Bob Sharp, Director National Maritime Intelligence Integration Office, US Navy
  • Brigadier General Manlio Scopigno, Chief of Staff, EU Naval Force
  • Guy Thomas, President, C-SIGMA
  • Captain William Ellis, Commander CTF-67, US Naval Forces
  • Wing Commander Richard Berry, SO1 Capability Delivery P8A, Royal Air Force
  • Commander Sacha Bailly, Officer in Charge Protection and Safeguarding Capability Plans and Programs, French Navy
  • Commander Hannes Schroeder-Lanz, Command Support/C4I – Missions & Operations, German Navy
  • Lieutenant Commander Chad Kabatoff, Project Director Polar Epsilon 2, DG Space, Canadian Armed Forces

Visit the website to view the full line-up of expert speakers.

The 2017 programme will:

  • Provide a wider regional focus outside of the Mediterranean where challenges are also persistent
  • Feature high ranking military personnel involved with the enhancement of maritime surveillance platforms and systems
  • Present a running theme on the importance of information sharing as operations are increasingly conducted at an international level
  • Include Informal networking time to talk to peers and colleagues also shaping and influencing Maritime ISR programs today
  • Allow learning on how other nations are developing their maritime surveillance and reconnaissance provision from past experience and cutting edge research and development
  • Get to the heart of challenges faced by modern maritime forces such as capability gaps and what requirements they now have

Gold Sponsor: PAE

Sponsored by: exactEarth, Horizon Technologies, Pole Star Global, Sentient Vision Systems, Kongsberg Satellite Services, Orbcomm, DeepOcean Engineering, MDA Systems, e-GEOS and Sitep Italia.


Online Registration: for SMi Conference or email James Hitchen on Use code SMI56IV for £200 discount.
View SMi Conference details and program.
View C-SIGMA Post Conference workshop hosted by C-SIGMA President, Guy Thomas