Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Defence and Security Community to Meet at FUTURE FORCES FORUM & Exhibition 2024

Czech Republic will host the 15th edition of the biennial networking, expert panels and exhibition FUTURE FORCES FORUM (FFF) on 16 – 18 October 2024.

Prague has been a long-time hub for international defence and security community networking within the FFF events, regularly hosting national delegations from over 60 countries, representing military as well as civil security sector. It is an excellent opportunity to gain information about new trends and identified capability gaps, to network with counterparts and to review the latest developments and products in the defence and security field from about 300 exhibitors.

The forum is organized under the auspices of the Czech Government and is held in close cooperation with armed and security forces, NATO structures, European Defence Agency (EDA) and other relevant organizations. Representatives of the military, homeland security, law enforcement agencies, industry, R&D and academia are cordially welcome to Prague, the UNESCO world heritage site, to join this unique event, gathering regularly over 8,000 professional participants.

The program addresses the latest trends and needs in the defence and security area and helps to achieve the much sought-after homeland security, resilience, or interoperability within Multi-Domain Operations environment. Furthermore, it helps to facilitate cooperation with partner countries, national as well as international organizations across the globe. In conjunction with FUTURE FORCES FORUM, the NATO working groups aimed at the topics related to the FFF program will again have annual meetings in Prague. The FFF motto is “From Industry Age of Platforms to Information Age of Systems”.

FFF 2024 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM:

  • FUTURE FORCES EXHIBITION – Advanced Technologies in Defence and Security
  • NATO WORKING GROUPS – Official annual sessions – Dismounted Soldier Systems; Non-lethal Weapons; CBRN & Medical
  • FUTURE FORCES CONFERENCE – Opening strategic level conference: Multi-Domain Operations, Future Conflicts and Operational Environment
  • FUTURE AIR FORCE CONFERENCE – Pilot Training: Basic, Advanced and Tactical Training; UAS Training
  • FUTURE C2 CONFERENCE – Future Warfighting Concepts; Command & Control in a New Era
  • FUTURE LAND FORCES PANEL – Battlefield Management System
  • FUTURE OF CYBER CONFERENCE & LIVE HACKING ZONE – Innovations in Cyber Defence; Cyber Security and Defence – New Technologies and Trends; Cyber Security – NIS2 Implementation
  • CBRN & MEDICAL CONFERENCE – Current and Future Security Challenges in CBRN and Medical Services; Research and Innovations Aspects in CBRN and Medical services
  • DEFENCE INTERESTS IN SPACE CONFERENCE – NATO in Space: Role of the Alliance in the Final Frontier; Space for ISR: Earth Observations Technologies & Strategies; Space Domain Awareness; Cyber Security in Space
  • DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES & DEFENCE INNOVATIONS / INNOVATION ACCELERATOR – Special program within the Innovation Pavilion
  • MULTI-DOMAIN ADVANCED ROBOTIC SYSTEMS CONFERENCE – Unmanned, Autonomous and Robotic Systems: Their Potential of the Future vs. Threats; Implementation in the Security Forces; Advanced Robotics Projects and AI; Cyber Resistance; Capability Development according DOTMLP; Bio Robotics
  • FUTURE OF CIVIL SECURITY CONFERENCE – Experience and Lessons Learned from Military and Civil Security Operations in Ukraine; In cooperation with the UADSI and AOBP
  • HOMELAND SECURITY AND RESILIENCE CONFERENCE – Protection of population and infrastructure in the light of recent conflicts and hybrid threats; 3rd Conference under the auspices of the Chairman of the Committee on Security, Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic
  • LEA-DER – 7th Annual Conference & Technology Exhibition: Workshops & LA only Trainings, Tools and Technologies Against Major Crime & Terror
  • MESAS 24 – Modelling & Simulation for Autonomous Systems Conference (NATO M&S COE)

*  Other topics may be included based on the interest of the military and security stakeholders or industry

Professional visitors and audience are welcome to participate in the exhibition and expert panels free of charge. Those interested in presenting or exhibiting are welcome to send their enquiries to info@future-forces-forum.org or to use the online enquiry form.

USEFUL DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION:

Further information can be found at www.fff.global.

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