UPCOMING EVENTS

Dubai Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC) 2017

Building on seven highly successful earlier editions, the 8th Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC 2017) aims to host its largest ever edition on November 11, 2017.

DIAC is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and was supported by the Ministry of Defense and the UAE Air Force and Air Defense.      
 
DIAC has already become one of the most important and largest focused international gathering for air force leaders anywhere in the world and the upcoming edition aims to tackle a topic of growing interest – transitioning to fifth generation capabilities.
As a highly focused one-day conference, DIAC 2017 will again bring together thought leaders and the most senior decision-makers from air forces and industry partners to address a series of strategic and operational considerations concerning the employment, development, and future of fifth generation air power.

DIAC 2017 will bring together over 500 participants including over three dozen air force delegations, prominent officials and officers from the UAE and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) partners such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, and Qatar, as well as key international partners such as NATO, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, Korea, Pakistan, China, Russia, Egypt, Jordan, and Morocco, among others.
 

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PAST EVENTS

  • MAR
    2017

    Kuwait Air Power and Air Defense Symposium (KIAPADS)

    On Mar 26, 2017 The Regency Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait

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    SEGMA held the 1st Kuwait Air Power and Air Defense Symposium (KIAPADS), on March 26 & 27 at the Regency Hotel in Al Bida, Kuwait, under the patronage of the Kuwait Ministry of Defense and under the support of the Kuwait Air Force. KIAPADS brought together over 250 high level delegates from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Pakistan, France, Italy, UK, and United States.



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  • MAR
    2017

    Dubai-Africa Partnership for Better Health Roadshow 2017

    On Mar 15, 2017

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    SEGMA launched the Dubai-Africa Partnership for Better Health Roadshow 2017 with its West Africa leg by visiting Lagos, Nigeria, and Accra, Ghana, between March 15-22, 2017. The West Africa leg featured fifteen facilities from Dubai, including specialized and multi-specailty hospitals and clinics, who met with counterparts and key stakeholders to build relationships to enable collaboration and partnership for the future.



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  • JUN
    2016

    Syrian Aid Forum for Emergency and Reconstruction (SAFER 2016)

    On Jun 01, 2016 Movenpick Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon

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    SAFER – the Syrian Aid Forum for Emergency and Reconstruction concluded successfully in Beirut, Lebanon. It was held on June 1-2, 2016 at the Movenpick Hotel and was supported by the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labor, and the United...



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  • MAY
    2016

    8th Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2016)

    On May 09, 2016 Amman, Jordan

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    The 8th Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2016), was successfully concluded on May 9th 2016 at the Le Royal Hotel in Amman, Jordan. Held under the patronage of His Royal Majesty King Abdullah II and supported by the Jordanian Joint Special Operations Forces Command...



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  • JAN
    2016

    1st Manama Air Power Symposium (MAPS 2016)

    On Jan 20, 2016 Bahrain

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    Under the prestigious patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and with the support of the Royal Bahraini Air Force and Ministry of Telecommunications and Transportation, Specialized Events and General Marketing Activities (SEGMA) held the Manama Air Power Symposium (MAPS) on January 20th, 2016 at the Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & ...



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  • NOV
    2015

    Dubai Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC) 2015

    On Nov 07, 2015 The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE

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    DIAC 2015 was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and was supported by the Ministry of Defense and the UAE Air Force and Air Defense.



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  • SEP
    2015

    3rd Security Middle East Show (SMES)

    On Sep 08, 2015 BIEL, Beirut

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    The third edition of Security Middle East Show (SMES) was held with great success on September 08 - 10, 2015. The opening ceremony was attended by Lebanese Minister of Interior Nuhad Machnouk, who represented SMES patron former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, and by former President General Michel Sleiman who gave the keynote address. The speech of Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Jean Kahwaji was delivered by his representative Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Harfoush.

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  • MAY
    2014

    Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2014)

    On May 05, 2014 Amman, Jordan

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    The 7th edition of MESOC was held under the very prestigious patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan and supported by the Jordanian Joint Special Operations Command. This conference continuously gathers official delegations and key decision makers to discuss the evolution of the role of Special Forces and learn from the wide range of experiences.

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  • APR
    2014

    Middle East Missile and Air Defense Symposium (MEMAD 2014)

    On Apr 27, 2014 AFOC, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    INEGMA successfully organized the 4th Edition of its Middle East Missile and Air Defense Symposium (MEMAD 2014) at the Armed Forces Officer’s Club in Abu Dhabi, UAE on April 27 & 28, 2014. MEMAD was held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Defense and was supported by the UAE Air Force and Air Defense.

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  • NOV
    2013

    Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC 2013)

    On Nov 16, 2013 The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE

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    INEGMA held the 6th edition of the Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC), an official event of the Dubai Air Show, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. DIAC was held with full support from the Ministry of Defense and the UAE Air Force and Air Defense and took place on Saturday November 16, 2013 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

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  • NOV
    2013

    Gulf Naval Commanders Conference (GNCC 2013)

    On Nov 06, 2013 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    The Gulf Naval Commanders Conference (GNCC) was successfully organized by INEGMA for the second successive time on 6 November, 2013. INEGMA along with the support of the UAE Naval Forces organized and managed a high level naval conference at the Armed Forces Officers Club (AFOC) in Abu Dhabi on November 6, 2013. With a high turnout from the UAE Armed Forces, GNCC gathered key decision makers and industry to explore key topics of interest within the region.

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  • JUN
    2013

    Working Together: U.S.-Arab Defense And Security Cooperation In A New Middle East

    On Jun 03, 2013 1111 19th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

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    The Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis North America (INEGMA NA) held a closed one day conference on " Working Together: U.S.-Arab Defense And Security Cooperation In A New Middle East " at our offices located at 1111 19th St., NW, Washington, D.C., 20036. INEGMA NAs first conference was designed to create a platform for exchanging perspectives and suggestions as well as elevating discussions amongst U.S.-Arab policymaking and defense communities on cultivating deeper defense ties.

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  • FEB
    2013

    The Gulf Defence Conference (GDC-2013)

    On Feb 16, 2013 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    The Gulf Defence Conference (GDC) – the Official Conference of IDEX 2013 –was organized by INEGMA for the second successive time on 16 February, 2013. INEGMA was selected by ADNEC, the organizer for IDEX 2013, to plan and manage this high-level conference which is held under the distinguished patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. GDC is fully supported by the UAE Armed Forces and forms an integral part of one of the most important international gatherings of the defence and security community in the GCC.

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  • DEC
    2012

    Gulf International Cyber Security Summit (GICS 2012)

    On Dec 09, 2012 The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE

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    The First Gulf International Cyber Security Symposium (GICS) took place on December 9-10, 2012 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. GICS had the prestigious patronage of the UAE Ministry of Defence and official government support from the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA), AECERT, Dubai eGovernment and the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce. GICS brought together many high level serving and retired international and national speakers. GICS was a two day conference and exhibition.

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  • MAY
    2012

    Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2012)

    On May 07, 2012 Le Royal Hotel, Amman, Jordan

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    The Sixth Edition of the Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC) was held at the Le Royal Hotel in Amman, Jordan on May 7th. MESOC was held under the very prestigious patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan and supported by the Jordanian Joint Special Operations Command. MESOC gathered official delegations and key decision makers to discuss the evolution of the role of Special Forces and learn from the wide range of experiences.

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  • APR
    2012

    The Middle East Missile and Air Defense Symposium (MEMAD 2012)

    On Apr 11, 2012 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    The Third Edition of the Middle East Missile and Air Defense Symposium (MEMAD) was held at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi on April 11 & 12, 2012 held under the patronage of the UAE Armed Forces and with the full support of the UAE Air Force and Air Defense. MEMAD gathered key decision-makers from around the GCC and key partners from North America and Western Europe to uniquely blend the latest insights from government, industry and academia and thereby create the most comprehensive technology-centric forum in the GCC for understanding the critical challenges of emergent missile threats...

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  • FEB
    2012

    Middle East Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Conference (MEISR 2012)

    On Feb 05, 2012 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    As regional security threats evolve and increase in sophistication GCC militaries are facing new pressures in the realm of ISR capabilities. ISR capabilities must be able to cater to the information needs of militaries from a continuum ranging from higher level strategic intelligence to tactical level intelligence of the battlefield to sustain operations. In this strategic backdrop, the Second Edition of MEISR – the Middle East Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Conference took place on February 5, 2012 in Abu Dhabi and had the official support of the UAE Ministry of Defense and The UAE Air Force & Air Defense.

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  • JAN
    2012

    Crisis and Emergency Management Conference (CEMC 2012)

    On Jan 16, 2012 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    Launched in 2008 by the National Emergency Crisis & Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) the Crisis and Emergency Management Conference (CEMC) returned to the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel in Abu Dhabi on January 16-17, 2012 with its third edition (CEMC 2012). CEMC 2012 was organized by the Institute for Near East & Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA) for the very first time and reflects the consolidating position of INEGMA as the leading organizer of high-level conferences in the UAE with a multiplicity of government partners. On its first day, the conference gathered around 600 participants and around 450 participants on its second day. The conference raised awareness and educated national crisis management communities and their partners in the UAE and GCC of the systems and processes to be employed during potential crisis scenarios.

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  • NOV
    2011

    2nd Security Middle East Show (SMES-2011)

    On Nov 28, 2011 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    With recognition from official authorities and exhibitors, SMES 2011 concluded its activities with huge success, witnessing the birth of Lebanese Security and Defense Industry. SMES is a regional homeland security exhibition and conference that takes place biennially in Beirut, Lebanon; with the support of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Internal Security Forces (ISF). SMES covers internal security, border security, infrastructure and critical structure security, counter terrorism, search and rescue, airport security, public safety, access control systems, information security, fire fighting and safety, hunting gear and CCTV.

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  • NOV
    2011

    Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC 2011)

    On Nov 12, 2011 The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE

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    The Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference is the official conference of Dubai Air Show. The Fifth Edition of DIAC took place on November 12, 2011 at the upscale Convention Centre of The Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. DIAC was organized by INEGMA for the fifth consecutive time with full support from the UAE Air Force and Air Defense and the Ministry of Defense.

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  • NOV
    2011

    Border Control, Airport and Seaport Security (BCASS 2011)

    On Nov 02, 2011 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    The 2011 edition of the Border Control, Airport and Seaport Security (BCASS) exposition, took place in November 2 at the InterContinental, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Under the patronage and support of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security, BCASS 2011 comprised international senior military officers, high-level government officials, and security experts that discussed the region's critical strategic and operational border control and security issues. A diverse range of presentations and workshops offered comprehensive coverage of the latest trends, issues and technology areas relevant to border security.

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  • MAY
    2011

    Unmanned RODEO Systems

    On May 04, 2011 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    The first day of the UAE’s inaugural Unmanned Systems Rodeo (USR), organized by the Institute for Near East & Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA), took place on Wednesday the 4th of May at the CERT Technology Park in Abu Dhabi. The USR has been convened under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and Chancellor Higher Colleges of Technology.

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  • FEB
    2011

    Gulf Defence Conference (GDC 2011)

    On Feb 19, 2011 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    The Gulf Defence Conference (GDC) was held on Saturday February 19 at the Armed Forces Officers Club and as the official conference of IDEX kick-started the IDEX 2011 show. His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, inaugurated GDC. Major General Essa Saif Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Deputy Chief of Staff, UAE Armed Forces and Gerald Howarth MP, Minister for International Security Strategy, United Kingdom, opened the event with keynote speeches.

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  • DEC
    2010

    Border Control, Airport and Seaport Security (BCASS 2010)

    On Dec 13, 2010 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    The first edition of the Border Control, Airport and Seaport Security (BCASS) 2010 was a resounding success. Held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Defense and the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security, BCASS was attended by a variety of high level UAE and GCC royals, military officers and government officials discussing the region's most critical border security concerns.

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  • DEC
    2010

    The Middle East Missile and Air Defense Symposium (MEMAD 2010)

    On Dec 05, 2010 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    For its second edition, MEMAD returned to Abu Dhabi on December 5-6, 2010 as the region’s leading event gathering the most enlightened policymakers and missile defense experts from around the world to discuss the absolute cutting edge in multi-layered missile defense technologies. The two-day event was attended at the opening by a crowd of political and military leaders and diplomats from the Gulf region and abroad. The first day included an opening session and three plenary sessions.

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  • MAY
    2010

    Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference 2010

    On May 10, 2010 Dubai, UAE

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    INEGMA organized the official conference at Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) in Jordan - the region's most prestigious land forces show - for the fifth consecutive time on May 10, 2010. The Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC) brought together over fifty international military delegations. Unique insights and experiences on a variety of subjects, from urban warfare and counterterrorism to training and modernization, will be discussed.

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  • JAN
    2010

    Middle East Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (MEISR 2010)

    On Jan 11, 2010 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    INEGMA's annual Middle East Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance conference was launched on January 11, 2010 at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi, UAE with the support of the UAE Ministry of Defense. Themed on Integration and Data Fusion in Support of Sustained Operations, this dedicated ISR event explored core areas of strategy related to integrated early warning systems, enhancing interoperability, data fusion for the land, coastal, and maritime domains under combined tri-service interoperability requirements, working with modular plug and play systems and striving for affordable ISR solutions. Attendees included a number of senior officers from the air force, military intelligence, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior and other ISR and communications units as well as key industry representatives. MEISR will return in early 2011 with an expanded two-day format.

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  • NOV
    2009

    Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC 2009)

    On Nov 14, 2009 Dubai, UAE

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    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, and with the special support of the UAE Air Force and Air Defense, the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis, INEGMA held the Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC) at the Knowledge Village Conference Center in Dubai, UAE on November 14, 2009. This was the forth time INEGMA organized DIAC, which officially launches the biennial Dubai Airshow.

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  • MAY
    2009

    The Maritime Security Cooperation Conference (MSCC 2009)

    On May 25, 2009 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    Held under the Joint Presidential Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, the Maritime Security Cooperation Conference was held on 25-26 May, 2009, at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event marked the inauguration of the French Navy and Support Base – named Peace Camp – at Port Zayed, Abu Dhabi. The event was not only one of the most important strategic security event on the calendar in the Arabian Gulf region but also the Middle East’s biggest ever dedicated maritime security conference.

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  • APR
    2009

    Security Middle East Show Beirut, Lebanon - SMES 2009

    On Apr 20, 2009 Beirut, Lebanon

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    Lebanon's first ever security exhibition, the Security Middle East Show (SMES), was successfully held at Biel in Beirut April 20-22, 2009, under the patronage of Lebanese President General Michel Sleiman.

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  • DEC
    2008

    Middle East Missile & Air Defense Conference (MEMAD 2008)

    On Dec 14, 2008 AFOC, Abu Dhabi

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    The Middle East Missile and Air Defense Symposium (MEMAD) was successfully held at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi between 14-15 December, 2008. It made front-page news on The National and Gulf News.Held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

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  • APR
    2008

    Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX 08)

    On Apr 01, 2008 Jordan, Amman

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    Under the patronage of the Jordanian Monarch His Majesty King Abdullah II and supervision of HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein, the Chairman of the SOFEX Board of Directors, and with the support of the Jordanian Special Operations Forces, the 4th Biennial SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES EXHIBITION (SOFEX 08) was held from April 1st to April 3rd in Jordan.

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  • MAR
    2008

    International Security National Resilience Conference (ISNR 2008)

    On Mar 02, 2008 Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    Under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, the International Security and National Resilience Exhibition and Conference (ISNR) was held on March 2-5 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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  • NOV
    2007

    INEGMA & Defense News Organized Third Middle East Air Chiefs' Conference: (MEAC 07)

    On Nov 10, 2007 Dubai, UAE

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    The official defense conference of the 2007 Dubai Air Show was for the third time successfully organized by leading international trade newsweekly, Defense News, in partnership with the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA).

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  • MAR
    2006

    INEGMA and Defense News Jointly Organize SOFEX 06 Conference

    On Mar 27, 2006 Amman, Jordan

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    Once again INEGMA and Defense News have successfully organized the Special Operations Forces conference held in Amman on March 27, 2006, on the sideline of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX-06). The conference was held under the patronage of Jordanian Monarch HM King Abdullah II, who was represented by His Highness Prince Feisal Bin Al-Hussein. Jordanian Prime Minister Marouf Al-Bakhit delivered the conference's keynote speech.

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