The 8th Dubai International Air Chief’s Conference (DIAC 2017) will be held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai on November 11, 2017, under the esteemed patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai.
Established in 2002, the DIAC has grown into the world’s largest gathering of air force commanders and senior officers and today represents the most important and most prestigious air power conference in the region.
The upcoming DIAC 2017 will host a select audience of 500 participants from around the world, including close to fifty air force delegations. High-profile participants from the UAE will be joined by key international partners including commanders and senior officers from the U.S., UK, France, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Pakistan, Korea, Japan, Jordan, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, and Australia, among many others.
Visit www.segma.co/diac2017 to register your place online with a simple five minutes process as soon as possible and benefit from a special early bird rate until 30th September 2017 while delegate places remain available.
The theme for DIAC 2017 is “The Future of Air Power: Exploiting Advances in Network Centric Warfare,” and the conference will bring together thought leaders to address a collection of strategic and operational issues concerning the future of air power, aiming to shed light on what the future holds in terms of opportunities and challenges. The conference will feature nine briefings from air force commanders on new roles and missions for air forces, integrating 5th generation capabilities into existing force structures, network-centric operations, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) challenges such as plugging the sensor-shooter gap as well as perspectives on harnessing unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
SEGMA is pleased to announce longstanding supporter Saab has become Gala Dinner Sponsor whereas Boeing has become as Associate Sponsor at DIAC 2017, joining Raytheon as Gold Sponsor and MBDA and Textron Systems as Associate Sponsors.