9th Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2018)

SEGMA will organize the 9th Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2018) on May 7, 2018, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Amman, Jordan.

Held under the royal patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, MESOC 2018 is supported by the Jordan Armed Forces and the King Abdullah II Special Forces Group  and is the official conference of the highly acclaimed Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX), now in its 12th edition.

Once again MESOC 2018 features a high-powered speaker line-up of Special Operations Forces Commanders from around the world to discuss the latest trends in the field together with more than 500 high level delegates from the global special operations forces community.

As the preeminent gathering of the global special operations forces community, this year MESOC 2018 will cover topics such as New Trends in Hybrid Warfare, Lessons Learned from the War against ISIL, Improving Battlefield against Irregular Threats, Tactical ISR and Remotely Piloted Aircraft, Rapidly Deployable C4I Systems, and Combat Search and Rescue in Hostile Environments.

MESOC has been affiliated with SOFEX as its official conference since 2004 and is organized in close collaboration with the King Abdullah II Special Forces Group. MESOC 2018 will be followed by the 12th SOFEX – the global leader and the only Special Forces and Homeland Security-dedicated event in the Middle East.



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2nd Manama Air Power Symposium (MAPS 2018)

SEGMA is pleased to announce the 2nd Manama Air Power Symposium (MAPS 2018) will be held on November 13, 2018 at the Sofitel Manama Hotel, Bahrain under the prestigious patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and supported by the Royal Bahrain Air Force and the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication. MAPS 2018 is the official conference of Bahrain International Airshow 2018.

Building on its successful launch in 2016, MAPS 2018 will once again bring together a select audience of over 300 air force commanders and operators, policymakers, and industry representatives from over two dozen countries for the most important regional air power conference this year. A strategically timed to pre-curser BIAS, the theme for MAPS 2018 is “Air Power Applied in Networked Coalition and Joint Environments” and the one-day international conference will discus s the most pressing issues in air power in light of the most recent experiences and lessons learned in-theatre from operations.

A carefully crafted series of briefings by a distinguished panel of speakers look into subjects such as The Future of Air Power in the Arabian Gulf, C2 and Directing Shared Sensor Data for Joint and Coalition Operations, and Preparing Warfighters for the Future – sharing perspectives on Enhancing Fires and Maneuver Integration, Burden-Sharing, Future Capability Development Priorities, Employing Rotary Wing Aircraft for Intelligence-Gathering and Targeting Support, Establishing a Unified Mission Command in Combined Air-Sea Operations, The Cognitive Dimension of Network-Centric Operations, Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC) Training, and Effectively Teaming Unmanned Systems and Operators.

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