Brochure updated for Future Soldier Technology Conference and Focus Day 2022


SMi Group is delighted to announce the return of the Future Soldier Technology conference which will commence on 8th-9th March 2022 in London, alongside a pre-conference focus day dedicated to Dismounted Soldier Situational Awareness on 7th March 2022.

Just over a month to go until Future Soldier Technology 2022, register at

As the world’s leading meeting dedicated to enhancing dismounted soldier technology, this conference will provide delegates with a unique opportunity to see how emerging soldier equipment and materials are used to overcome challenges in soldier modernisation programmes from across the world.

Featured speakers for 2022 include:

  • Brigadier Matthew Cansdale, Head of Future Force Development, British Army
  • Brigadier Mark Totten, SRO Commando Forces, Royal Marines
  • Mr Nick Taylor, 1* Team Lead, Soldier, Training and Special Projects (STSP), DE&S, UK MOD
  • Colonel Zdenek Mikula, Director of Land Forces Development Department, Capabilities Development Division, Czech Armed Forces
  • Colonel Jan H. Vonk, Program leader STRONG, Defence Material Organisation, Dutch MOD
  • Colonel (Ret.) Kurt “Travis” Thompson, Deputy Director, Soldier Lethality Cross Functional Team, U.S. Army Futures Command
  • Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Dawe, Commanding Officer, Infantry Trials and Development Unit (ITDU), British Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Johan Skiöld, Deputy Commander, Swedish Land Warfare Centre, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Dr Robb Wilcox, S&T Lead, Human Systems Performance, US Army DEVCOM Soldier Center


  • Senior Representative, Glenair UK Ltd
  • Senior Representative, Domo Tactical Communications
  • Senior Representative, Instro Precision
  • Mr Ian Blower, Business Development Director – Europe, L3Harris

For the full agenda and speaker line-up are available at 

Future Soldier Technology Conference
Conference: 8th-9th March 2022
Pre-conference Focus Day: 7th March 2022

Lead Sponsor: Glenair | Sponsors: 3M, Bren-Tronics, Domo Tactical Communications, Excelitas Qioptiq, FalCom, Instro Precision, L3Harris, Silvus Technologies, Teleplan Globe, Ultra Electronics

For sponsorship and exhibition enquiries, contact Sadia Malick Sadia Malick, Director on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 or email [email protected]

For delegate enquiries, contact James Hitchen on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email [email protected]