Overall Event Timetable

Below is the overall timetable which will be added to on the lead up to the event as confirmation of topics and speakers is received.

The main 3-day symposium will comprise a main stream, demonstrations and mobile equipment/vehicle display.

Prior to the Symposium, on Thursday 24, Friday 25 and Monday 29 we will be holding 2 all-day masterclasses. In addition, on Monday 29 October there will be an IDLSoc Training Day with 5 all-day training sessions.

Information about the Masterclasses

Information about the Training Day


Thursday 24th October 2019

Time Activity
09:00 - 16:00 Masterclasses (Day 1)
10:00 - 16:00 Demonstration Dry Run

Friday 25th October 2019

Time Activity
09:00 - 16:00 Masterclasses (Day 2)
10:00 - 16:00 Demonstration Dry Run

Sunday 27th October 2019

Time Activity
09:00 - 22:00 Exhibition Build Up
10:00 - 19:00 Demonstration rehearsal

Monday 28th October 2019

Time Activity
09:00 - 16:00 Masterclasses (Day 3)
09:00 - 16:00 Training Day
09:00 - 22:00 Exhibition Build Up continues
10:00 - 19:00 Demonstration Rehearsal
16:00 - 18:00 Pre-Registration
17:00 - 18:30 Meet and Greet
18:30 - 19:30 Nordic Chapter Meeting

Tuesday 29th October 2019

Time Activity
08:00 - 08:45 Registration Opens / Coffee / Exhibition Hall Opens
08:45 - 09:05 Welcome and Admin Notices
09:05 - 09:25 Day 1 Keynote Address
09:25 - 09:45 Session
10:05 - 10:35 Morning Coffee
10:35 - 12:05 Morning Sessions
12:05 - 13:05 Lunch
13:05 - 15:05 Afternoon Sessions
15:05 - 15:35 Afternoon Tea
15:35 - 17:15 Afternoon Sessions Continue
17:30 - 20:30 Exhibition Showcase

Wednesday 30th October 2019

Time Activity
08:00 - 08:45 Coffee / Exhibition Hall Opens
08:45 - 09:05 Welcome and Admin Notices
09:05 - 09:25 Day 2 Keynote Address
09:25 - 09:45 Session
10:05 - 10:35 Morning Coffee
10:35 - 12:05 Morning Sessions
12:05 - 13:05 Lunch
13:05 - 15:05 Afternoon Sessions
15:05 - 15:35 Afternoon Tea
15:35 - 16:25 Afternoon Sessions Continue
18:30 onwards Networking Event

Thursday 31st October 2019

Time Activity
08:00 - 08:45 Coffee / Exhibition Hall Opens
08:45 - 09:05 Annual Meeting of Members
09:05 - 09:45 National Briefs
09:25 - 09:45 Session
10:05 - 10:35 Morning Coffee
10:35 - 11:25 Sessions
11:25 - 11:50 IDLS2020 Presentation
12:05 - 13:05 Lunch
13:05 - 13:55 US Chapter Meeting
13:05 - 13:55 German Chapter Meeting
13:05 - 13:55 UK Chapter Meeting
13:05 - 13:55 Technical Committee Meeting
13:55 - 15:05 General Committee Meeting
15:05 - 15:35 Afternoon Tea
16:00 Exhibition Hall CLOSES
16:30 onwards Exhibition Breakdown

Gold Packages


Viasat - Gold Exhibitor

Silver+ Packages


SAIC - Silver Tactical Communications Group - Silver Plus

Silver Packages


Ultra Electronics - Silver Data Links Solutions Logo - Silver General Dynamics/Hensoldt General Dynamics/Hensoldt Thales- Silver