EXHIBITIONS AND CONFERENCES
15 Jun 09. Eurosatory 2010, the World Reference for Land, Airland and Homeland Defence 14 to 18 June 2010.
2008 key figures
-1210 exhibitorsfrom52 countries,79%SMEs
-52 414professionalvisitors (industry, services, members from armed forces and security forces andpolitical-military decision-makers) from131countries
-117 official delegationsfrom73 countries and European Union and NATO representatives
-250 Eurosatory Guestsfrom30 countries
-650 journalists from all continents
-138 600 m2of indoor and outdoor exhibition surface
Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center
Eurosatory, the International Week for Land and Airland Defence and Security, will take place from 14 to 18 June 2010 at Paris-Nord-Villepinte Exhibition Center, alternately with Paris Air Show. World leader in its field, Eurosatory gathers and offers for its next edition the opportunity to meet all international experts from defence and security sectors.
18 Jun 09. A Future Defence Review: Finance, Process and Hard Strategic Choices, 7 July 2009, Royal United Services Institute, Whitehall, London. To register for this event please visit
The debate over the future direction of UK defence policy
continues to grow. With a General Election to be called in the
next twelve months, and a defence review likely to follow, this
RUSI conference will address the key issues for future UK
defence and security at a crucial time for the Government and
Armed Forces. Looking at the issues of finance, process, the current status of the UK Armed Forces and the hard strategic choices facing the UK today and tomorrow, RUSI is delighted to confirm the following senior speakers for this forthcoming conference, the second in its series of events looking at UK defence policy: Professor Malcolm Chalmers, Professorial Research Fellow, RUSI, Professor Paul Cornish, Carrington Chair in International Security and Head of the International Security Programme, Chatham House, Dr Andrew Dorman, Senior Lecturer, Defence Studies Department (Joint Services Command and Staff College), King’s College London, and Associate Fellow, Chatham House, Lieutenant General Sir Robert Fry KCB CBE, Vice President EDS Defence & Security and Member of Council, RUSI, Professor Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow, RUSI. The conference will also see RUSI outline its programme of work for addressing defence strategy and future defence review issues over the next year or so, building on its expertise and shaping this critical national debate for the benefit of all takeholders. For further information on this conference, including registration, please visit www.rusi.org/futuredefencereview. A full conference programme will be available in due course.
15 Jun 09. Rare military vehicles at South-West’s largest festival of transport. The Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage Extravaganza makes a welcome return to Kemble Airfield this year, taking the show in to its 35th year (Friday 31st July to Sunday 2nd August 2009). The power of steam, traditional crafts, classic vehicles, children’s attractions and non-stop live action makes this three day extravaganza one of the UK’s best value family outdoor shows. The show was originally conceived for steam enthusiasts, but the range of exhibits has grown year on year. It now boasts a huge array of vintage transport, including buses, coaches, motorcycles, military vehicles, classic cars, tractors, aircraft, commercial vehicles, traction engines and historic caravans. Plus a live action arena, interactive demonstrations, rare breeds, shire horses, trade stands, a vintage fun fair and hundreds of curiosity stalls ranging from Victorian memorabilia, antique sewing and knitting machines, folding accordions, model doll houses, petrol pumps, to vintage garden tools and
1940s – 1950’s home wares. This year’s Military section consists of over 100 vehicles of all sizes and ages and should