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International Military Commanders and Experts to Visit Abu Dhabi to Discuss Integrated Air Defence Strategies

Dépèche transmise le 3 mai 2010 par PRNewswire

DUBAI, UAE, May 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual Air and Missile Defence Summit will focus on the development of an integrated air defence capability in order to address the challenges posed by aerial attacks. From 30 May to 2 June 2010, IQPC, a global provider of tailored, industry-driven conferences, will be hosting Air & Missile Defence Summit 2010 at the Armed Forces Officers Club, in Abu Dhabi.

This prestigious four-day event will highlight the strategies and the latest technologies which are being implemented across USA, Europe, Asia and the Middle East to achieve improved interconnectivity and interoperability between military and industry players for a blanket protection of the region's air space. The agenda will also highlight the roadmap to effectively develop and deploy air and missile defence systems for a fielded capability.

We are honoured to announce that one of the exclusive keynote speakers is Lieutenant General Mike Hostage, Commander, United States Air Force Central Command, who will share the long-term role of the United States Air Force in the region in creating an integrated air defence umbrella.

Other presenters include Brigadier General (P) Genaro Dellarocco, Program Executive Officer, United States Army Missiles and Space; Major General Peter Vangjel, Deputy Commanding General, Third Army/U.S. Army Central; Air Vice Marshall Harsha Abeywickrama, Deputy Chief of Staff, Sri Lanka Air Force; Brigadier General Roger F. Mathews, Commandant, US Army Air Defense Artillery School; Colonel Laurens Jobse, Commander, Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) Air Defence Command, Lieutenant Colonel Paolo Nuvoloni, Air & Missile Defence Section Chief, Italian Air Force General Staff and Brigadier General Hani Odeh Awad Al-Hajaj, Director, Royal Jordanian Air Defence Field.

They will be joined on the agenda by speakers from top defence industry experts from leading companies including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Thales, ThalesRaytheonSystems and Rheinmetall Defence.

"With the Middle East region being key to the global security, this summit aims to bring together all the key players to discuss the roadmap towards an integrated air defence strategy." - Grace Chng, Conference Director, Air & Missile Defence Summit 2010.

The Air & Missile Defence Summit 2010 runs from 30 May to 2 June at the Armed Forces Officers Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Further information may be obtained at .

About IQPC Middle East:

For over thirty years, IQPC has helped the world's leading corporations solve their business challenges through the sharing of practical industry solutions and global best practice. In the process, the company has built a formidable reputation for quality and value. During this time, the Middle East's most progressive companies have benefited from IQPC's unrivalled global reach, which has connected international expertise with regional and local leaders. For more information, visit

For more information, please contact Michaela Heidenfelder Marketing Manager IQPC Middle East FZ LLC Block 11 Office #111 Knowledge Village PO Box 502397 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Tel: +971-4-4331420 Fax: +971-4-363-1925 Web: http://www.iqpc.ae

CONTACT: For more information, please contact: Michaela Heidenfelder,Marketing Manager, IQPC Middle East FZ LLC, Block 11 Office #111, KnowledgeVillage, PO Box 502397, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tel: +971-4-4331420,Fax: +971-4-363-1925

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