Boeing, Airbus, JETEX, Viasat, JBT and Leonardo to Deliver Briefings at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling 2018

SMi Group Reports: Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling 2018 will include industry briefings from key commercial partners in the airlift and AAR domain.

London, United Kingdom, September 03, 2018 --( SMi Group has recently announced the agenda for its 19th annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling conference, taking place in Rome, Italy on the 4th and 5th December 2018.

The programme and registration is now live on:
As Europe’s largest bespoke military airlift conference, this sell-out event promises to give comprehensive overview of strategic and tactical airlift capability in the region and offer allied programme managers the chance to network with key tanker OEMs and systems integrators.

With aims of providing delegates with the latest updates and insights in the industry, this year's event will include commercial presentations from:

Mr Alexander Sander Schnitger, Director, Europe Israel, International Government Services, Boeing Global Services

Mr Ioannis Papachristofilou, Head of Marketing, Airbus Defence & Space
Presenting on: Airbus Defence and Space: Keynotes from Industry

Mr Matias Magnasco, Corporate Account Manager, JETEX
Presenting on: Operational Support for Today’s Governmental and Military Flight Operations

Mr Colin Sage, Business Development, Viasat
Mr Phil Chacon, Business Development Lead, Viasat
Presenting on: How Tankers Are Connecting the Battlespace Through Broadband

Mr Scott B Gwilliam, Global Business Manager, JBTC
Presenting on: Air Portable Logistics Support Equipment – Critical to Operations

Mr Eduardo Munhos de Campos, VP International Sales, Leonardo
Presenting on: Leonardo Aircraft C-27j Spartan: A True Military Answer to Military Requirements

With over 120 attendees expected, 2 drinks receptions, 4 hours of networking and an exclusive site visit to Pratica di Mare Air Base (to be confirmed) – the Military Airlift and Air-Air Refuelling conference remains a key calendar date for professionals within strategic mobility.

Plus, new for this year, due to popular demand a brand-new pre-conference focus day has been added on Air-to-Air Refuelling, taking place in the same venue on the 3rd December 2018.

The full agenda as well as registration information can be found at:

There is currently a £300 Early Bird offer for the conference available for bookings done by 28th September.

19th Annual Military Airlift and Air-To-Air Refuelling
Conference: 4th and 5th December 2018
Focus Day: 3rd December 2018
Rome, Italy

For sponsorship packages contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email

For delegate enquiries contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email

About SMi Group: Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward-thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at
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