Big Data for Defence conference, London, 25-27 June 2019

Big Data for Defence

Big Data for Defence Report Released

Ahead of its 2019 conference on Big Data in Defence, organisers Defence IQ have released a free report on the global trends in big data and artificial intelligence for the defence industry.

Commercial data analytics has revolutionised the operational strategy of the largest companies in the world. There are now numerous opportunities to adapt civilian technological solutions to meet the requirements of the defence sector.

Considering the amount, the variety, and the complexity of the data available today, obtaining reliable intelligence and storing it securely has become an essential challenge for every organisations involved with the defence industry.

The Big Data for Defence Summit aims to address this challenge, by allowing military and civilian defence agencies, as well as the intelligence community from NATO nations, to gain an operational advantage by efficiently deploying the data that is available to them. Moreover, the conference will look to present how artificial intelligence and machine learning will modernise the defence field.

The Summit will bring together leaders and experts from military organisations, government intelligence services, and civilian defence agencies, combined with technical experts on data analytics, and specialists from the industry. A discussion with all these constituents will establish how the immense amount of unstructured data available today can be turned into actionable intelligence.

Report Highlights Miltech Developments

The Big Data in Defence report highlights how many countries have developed, implemented and applied big data, artificial intelligence and emerging technologies to their Armed Forces, allowing defence industry professionals and appropriate military personnel to benchmark their big data activities against the trends and current programmes specified the insights.

Download this report to find out more about:

Denmark’s DKK1.4 billion investment in cyber defence from 2018 until 2023
The French Government’s ARTEMIS project
The German Government’s €3 billion investment in R&D for AI until 2025
The UK Royal Navy’s Project NELSON
Plus much more.

This report forms part of the Big Data for Defence Summit, taking place on 25 – 27 June 2019 in London, which aims to help Armed Forces reach their big data potential.

US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER), Danish Defence Intelligence Service, UK Ministry of Defence, Directorate General of Armaments, French Ministry of Defence, NATO and the British Army have confirmed their participation.

Speakers include:

Dr David Horner, Director, Information Technology Laboratory Modernisation Program, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

Brigadier General Jennifer Buckner, Commander, Cyberspace Operations Directorate

Lars Findsen, Director, Danish Defence Intelligence Service

Air Commodore Tim Neal-Hopes, Deputy Head of Cyber Policy / Joint User for Cyber, UK Ministry of Defence

Colonel Jerome Lemaire, Head of Digital, Defense Systems and Integration of Artificial Intelligence, Directorate General of Armaments, French Ministry of Defence

Auke Venema, Principal Member, NATO Science and Technology Board, Netherlands Ministry of Defence, NATO

Download the report here.

Download the Big Data for Defence agenda here.

Register for the Big Data in Defence Summit by Friday 26 April 2019 and save up to £300.