Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology Conference


London, United Kingdom

We are pleased to announce the 3rd annual Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology conference which will be held in London on the 8th and 9th May 2019.

As technology and innovation continue to push the boundaries of operational capabilities in Naval warfare, Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2019 is a crucial forum for the discussion of current and future projects and programmes delivering unmanned and autonomous technology for modern Navies.

Bringing together key planners and decision makers from across the NATO-aligned world, this is the only event providing holistic coverage of unmanned systems across the full maritime domain, including undersea, surface, and aerial environments.

Key topics will include:

  • Anti-submarine warfare
  • Aerial unmanned maritime systems
  • Autonomy in mine countermeasure operations
  • Developing joint interoperability across unmanned systems
  • Updates on key unmanned platform programmes
  • The future of unmanned capabilities

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear the very latest from senior naval officers on the latest advancements in unmanned and autonomous technology
  • Listen to comprehensive briefings on anti-submarine warfare, mine countermeasures, fixed wing and rotary aerial unmanned systems, unmanned platform updates, and technological innovation in the Naval sphere
  • Learn about the latest developments within unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and unmanned surface vehicles (USVs)
  • Explore the ways in which interoperability between nations and departments will maximise asset development within maritime forces going forward
  • Meet and network with military and industry decision makers in unmanned systems

CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN:

  • Rear Admiral (Ret'd) Anthony Rix, Former Flag Officer Sea Training, Royal Navy

EXPERT MILITARY AND TECHNICAL SPEAKERS:

  • Commodore Mike Knott, Assistant Chief of Staff Maritime Capability, Royal Navy
  • Captain Gary Hesling, Captain HM/Hydrographer of the Navy, Royal Navy
  • Captain Piotr Szymak, Director of Institute of Electrical Engineering and Automatics, Polish Naval Academy
  • Commander Sean Trevethan, Fleet Robotics Officer, Royal Navy
  • Commander Andreas Muller, Chief Planning Officer, Naval Air Arm, German Navy
  • Commander Roman Antoniewicz, Director of Maritime Domain Awareness and C4ISR,Canadian Forces
  • Commander Yvo Jaenen, Deputy Commander MCM and Operational Commander North Sea Unmanned Communications Trials, Belgian Navy
  • Senior Lieutenant (N) Mikko Viljainen, Senior Researcher, Finnish Naval Academy
  • Mr Alexander Gabrielse, Senior Scientist Underwater Technology, Defence Materiel Organisation
  • Dr. Andrea Munafo, Senior Robotic Systems and Software Engineer, UK National Oceanography Centre
  • Dr. John R. Potter, Former Principal Strategic Development Officer, NATO CMRE

Venue

Copthorne Tara Hotel
Scarsdale Place, Kensington
London, United Kingdom