West 2018

San Diego, CA  |  Feburary 6-8, 2018

The premier naval conference and exposition on the West Coast, WEST is now in its 28th year of bringing military and industry leaders together. Co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, WEST is the only event in which the makers of platforms and the designers of technologies can network, discuss and demonstrate their solutions in a single locale.

One recurring highlight of WEST is a town hall discussion among the Chief of Naval Operations, the Marine Corps Commandant and Coast Guard Commandant. In addition to the main program, WEST offers two Engagement Theaters; smaller, more intimate venues in which military, government and industry professionals will drill deeper into specific topics and issues. More information about WEST speakers and panel presentations is available online.

Waste Management Symposia

Phoenix, AZ  |  March 18-22, 2018

The WM2018 conference will feature the development and application of robotics and sensing to overcome radioactive waste management challenges. Robotics and sensing are being developed to address unique and routine needs in the nuclear sector. These technologies help increase safety, reduce worker exposure and decrease costs. This rapidly evolving work will be showcased through topical sessions and extensive displays of equipment, representing industry and government exhibitors, which will be demonstrated on the show floor.

WM2018 will deliver over 600 papers and 40 panel discussions in over 130 technical sessions which will be complemented by the industry’s largest exhibition of nearly 200 companies. The exhibition will showcase all aspects of products and services related to the nuclear waste industry and the 2018 Theme. Areas of interest include; remote/robotic handling, protective clothing, hazardous waste storage, transportation, diagnostic instrumentation, engineering design and construction, environmental laboratories, decontamination and decommission and environmental remediation. In addition, there will be a dedicated Robotics space to demonstrate the latest technology of professionals and academia. 

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Colorado Aerospace Day at the Capitol

Denver, CO  |  March 19, 2018

Join the Colorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR), the Colorado Space Coalition (CSC), Citizens for Space Exploration (CSE), and the Aerospace States' Association (ASA), alongside our numerous aerospace partner organizations for a day at the Colorado State Capitol. A full day of networking and dialogue with our Colorado Legislators discussing how Colorado became one of the largest space economies per capita in our nation and how they can effectively support aerospace in our state. 

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Underwater Defence & Security

Portsmouth, UK  |  March 20-22, 2018

Underwater Defence & Security, chaired by Rear Admiral Robert Tarrant CB, Former Commander Operations, Royal Navy, returns for its sixth year to Portsmouth, welcoming an international audience of submariners, MCM and ASW operators, Ship Captains, pilots, R&D organisations, procurements teams, academia and industry to discuss the key issues affecting this community. Global instability is focusing the lens of Underwater Defence and Security operators firmly on the operations of submarines and the risk of mines. Failing to keep abreast of these developments could have dire consequences hence we have 3 concurrent focus days looking at submarines, MCM, and ASW before the main 2-day meeting agenda.

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NORM & Natural Radiation Management

Houston, TX  |  March 28-29, 2018

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Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC)

Tampa, FL  |  May 22-24, 2018

The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference is the premier venue for the SOF community to interact with industry and to collaborate on the challenges, initiatives and way-ahead in delivering the most cutting-edge capabilities into the hands of SOF operators.  

SOFIC provides educational sessions, demonstrations, interaction with exhibitors and many networking opportunities across the SOF community.  SOFIC is the single most important opportunity to continue developing, nurturing and exercising the growing network across industry, government and academia and international partners.  By leveraging the depth, breadth and diversity of this network the SOF community the SOF community can boost its velocity, multiply its iterations and increase the variety of capabilities to meet the changing demands of its operators.

For industry participants SOFIC provides a multitude of significant opportunities for networking, business intelligence, brand promotion and product demonstration.  Participants are offered detailed insights and tips on how to do business with the U.S. Special Operations Command, and information on what capabilities are most desired by the community.

The features of SOFIC include keynote speakers, led by U.S. Special Forces Command, panel discussions and educational breakout sessions, exhibits and demonstrations, the USSOCOM Marketplace, two Senior Industry Executive Forums, and a Wednesday evening reception.

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2018 TVC National Summit

Oak Ridge, TN  |  May 30-31, 2018

The TVC National Summit is one of the primary ways the TVC advances ongoing collaboration and cooperation among key institutions, organizations, businesses and political leaders is through the annual National Summit.

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