UDT is the most comprehensive and interactive conference in its field. Held 10 - 12 June 2014 in Liverpool, United Kingdom, it is designed to bring together delegates, senior naval officials and R&D Departments to discuss current and future operational needs and move forward their undersea defence and security strategies. In particular, this year's discussions will focus on the overall conference theme of:
By attending the UDT conference, you will be in the company of international thought leaders from industry, academia and key military figures representing the undersea defence and security community, including those from emerging markets.
Topics Covered in the Conference
The UDT conference brings together professionals from the military, industry and academia to focus on the cutting edge technologies and developments in the underwater defence and security sector. All themes will contribute to the overall theme for this year:
The overall theme for the UDT 2014 conference of 'Autonomy' has been specifically chosen to explore the advances in autonomous and semi-autonomous operation for both manned submarines and unmanned platforms. This reflects one of the key challenges facing the underwater community, in the quest for cost-effective solutions in the underwater environment.
Sub topics include:
- Future Systems Requirements and their Strategic Context
- Platform Design and Integration
- Autonomous Vehicles (sub-surface/surface)
- Energy, Power and Propulsion
- Command, Control and Navigation Systems
- Safety and Availability
- Sensors and Processing
- Signature Management
- Network Centric Operation and Communications
- Performance Modeling
- Operations, Training and Lifetime Support
- Weapon and Payload Systems
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