ECM Defence Symposium

The programme includes presentations by international speakers on latest trends and future technologies in areas ranging from optics, electro-optics and sensors, high-speed digital imaging, EOD/IEDD, Chemical and Biological Warfare and other high-tech defence related topics.


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Morning Session - 08h00am to 12h45am

08h00 Registration and Refreshments      
08h40 Welcome and Introduction Eric Milburn ECM Technologies RSA
08h45 - 09h15 New Laser Sensors for Defense Applications Denis Boireau Director, Defence & Aerospace - Excelitas Technologies Canada
09h15 - 09h45 New Infrared solutions for tactical missions by LYNRED Sylvain Fernandez Sales Manager & Michel Runtz, Field Application Engineer – Lynred France
09h45 - 10h15 Photonis at the heart of Night Vision Elena Crepon Sales & Business Development Manager & Peter Brandes, Sales Executive – Photonis Netherlands
10h15 - 10h45 Recent Developments in high-speed imaging for defence related applications Tim Nicholls Managing Director - Photron (Europe) Ltd UK
10h45 - 11h15 Tea / Coffee Break      
11h15 - 11h45 Night Vision & thermal solutions for Infantry Operations Rob Robinson Senior Sales & Marketing Manager - Qioptiq Ltd UK
11h45 - 12h15 Latest developments in fusion night vision & augmented reality available from Thermoteknix Andrew Morris Sales Manager - Thermoteknix Systems Ltd UK
12h15 - 12h45 Weapon Sights John Beardsell Manager MEA - Trijicon Inc USA
12h45 - 13h45 Lunch      

Afternoon Session - 13h45pm to 16h50pm

13h45 - 14h15 Next generation CBRN products Paul Rait Global Business development manager – Smiths Detection UK
14h15 - 14h45 Innovation in Breaching, C-IED & EOD Andy Carss Project Manager - Alford Technologies, UK UK
14h45 - 15h15 Chemring Technology Solutions - LORIS and Mk5 Hornet Cindy Barfoot Regional Manager - Chemring Technology Solutions UK
15h15 - 15h45 Tea / Coffee Break      
15h45 - 16h15 Portable X-Ray update John Anderson Sales Manager - Scanna MSC UK
16h15 - 16h45 Protection through Innovation Dean Boston Director of Sales MEA - Med-Eng Canada
16h45 - 16h50 Closing      
17h00 - 19h00 Cocktail Party immediately follows closure of the event

View past Symposium Programmes:

 Defence Symposium - South Africa 2018 Programme

 Defence Symposium - South Africa 2016 Programme

 Defence Symposium - South Africa 2014 Programme

 Defence Symposium - South Africa 2012 Programme

 Defence Symposium - South Africa 2010 Programme

 Defence Symposium - South Africa 2008 Programme

 Defence Symposium - South Africa 2006 Programme

 Defence Symposium - South Africa 2004 Programme