The UAE’s Inaugural Defence Innovation, Research and Technology Conference (DITEC) will be officially organized by Defense Services Marketing Council (DSMC). Hosted by the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee on 25th and 26th February 2015, this conference will be an integral part of International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX).
(PRWEB) December 01, 2014
the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) have appointed Defense Services Marketing Council to be the official organizer of the upcoming Defence Innovation, Research and Technology Conference (DITEC). In its inaugural year, DITEC 2015 will take place on the 25th & 26th of February, 2015. The Defence Innovation, Research and Technology Conference (DITEC) is the first event of its kind in the region, and will be an integral part of the acclaimed International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX).
Endorsed by the Ministry of Defence of the United Arab Emirates, DITEC 2015 will focus on the role of defence in accelerating innovation, research and technology. The conference will be an important platform for senior government and military officials, key industry stakeholders and policymakers to discuss and showcase:
- Emerging trends in innovation and technology in the defence sector
- Collaboration between universities and with industry in the defence sector
- International success stories relating to innovation and technology in the defence sector.
- New technologies and their possible application
- Strategies and examples for the commercialization and application of military innovations and technology in the civilian sector.
- The role of intellectual property protection and best practice in the defence sector.
- Future manufacturing requirements for the United Arab Emirates
The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee would like to thank the UAE Ministry of Defence for its official support of the conference and looks forward to welcoming the world’s leading defence innovation, R&D and technology organizations.
Enrico Villa, Director Enterprise Development and Innovation at Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee commented, “we welcome the appointment of DSMC as the official organizer of DITEC 2015. DSMC has a well established tradition of organizing these types of conferences and there is no doubt that DITEC 2015 will be a huge success in getting the local defense stakeholders focused on advancing research and technology in the UAE.”
TDC was established to encourage and support the development of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Abu Dhabi. It is a multi-stakeholder government body interfacing between government, business and academia to realize a sustainable and diversified knowledge-based economy.
Takamul was launched in 2011 and is a program created by the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee to foster innovation and generate economic and societal value in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. The program supports innovation within knowledge intensive industries and aims to transform ideas generated locally into multipurpose activities that will seed economic advancement.
The DITEC 2015 Conference will take place on February 25th and 26th co-located at IDEX.
For more information please visit the DITEC website at: http://www.DITEC.AE
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