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IHS Jane's is the Official Thought Leadership Partner 


IHS Jane's is the Official Thought Leadership Partner 


With a legacy of over 100 years as Jane's, IHS Aerospace, Defence & Security delivers the world’s leading defence and security insight to help you make critical decisions. Our renowned open-source intelligence and powerful analytical tools encompass data on equipment, technology, parts, standards and logistics, as well as objective analysis of markets, programmes and budgets, risk and capabilities assessments, training and consulting services. Government, military and defense organizations gain insight into, plan for and act upon critical threats in the current global national-security environment. Businesses leverage tools and resources for more cost-effective defense-system design, delivery and support.

Over 3000 thought leaders provide you with actionable intelligence for expedited and improved decision making. Customers, prospects and the media outlets alike rely upon IHS thought leaders for analysis, forecasts, and perspectives on topics, events, and issues that impact the global business landscape.

IDEX Conference Details 

Date of the Conference: February 18, 2017

Venue Location: National Archive

About the Venue: The National Archives, previously known as the National Center for Documentation and Research (NCDR), was established in 1968, upon directives from the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, originally under the name of the “Documents and Research Bureau" and was affiliated with Al Diwan Al Amiri (the Ruler’s Court). Its mission was defined as ‘collecting documents and information relating to the history, politics, social life and culture of the gulf region and Arabian Peninsula in general, and in particular those related to Abu Dhabi and the Emirates, from primary sources in Arab and foreign countries

IDEX Defence Conferences

The official conferences of IDEX, are the premier international defence events in the region for anyone who has to know about the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence. It is your unique platform to establish and strengthen your relationships with government departments, businesses and armed forces throughout the region.

The Conference is your ideal platform to meet away from the bustle of the exhibition hall with key decision makers from government, military and the defence industry, giving you the opportunity to discuss the biggest challenges the industry is facing and potential solutions.

During the IDEX Defence Conference and two day Naval Defence, high level participants will be part of the core issues of strategic importance to the defence industry through dedicated panels and strategy sessions.

Who can you expect to meet?

IDEX Defence Conferences unites Defence Ministers, Chiefs of Staff, senior commanders from the UAE Armed Forces, government officials, senior decision makers and other commanding officers from international militaries.

Attendance crosses the armed services sectors, including army, navy, coast guard, marine, air force and police force.


With high level content and attendees participating in the IDEX Defence Conferences, this is your opportunity to maximise your time at IDEX.

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