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IDLS2024 Programme Overview


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 be held between Tuesday 31st October and Thursday 2nd November and will comprise of a main stream, demonstrations and a mobile equipment/vehicle display.

Prior to the Symposium on Thursday 26th, Friday 27th and Monday 30th October, we will be holding a 101 Courses. In addition, on Monday 30th there will be an IDLSoc Training Day.

The International Data Links Society will make every effort to provide the programme as advertised. However, it may become necessary, for reasons beyond our control, to make changes to speakers and/or to the timings and content of the programme. The International Data Links Society and the Event Organiser will not be liable for any costs incurred by delegates in relation to such changes.


To see a detailed programme of the event, you will need to register and then login to the Delegate's area.


Thursday 26th October 2023

Time Activity
09:00 - 16:00 101 (Day 1)
10:00 - 16:00 Demonstration Dry Run

Friday 27th October 2023

Time Activity
09:00 - 16:00 101 (Day 2)
10:00 - 16:00 Demonstration Dry Run

Sunday 29th October 2023

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

Monday 30th October 2023

Time Activity
09:00 - 16:00 101 (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 31st October 2023 (Symposium Day 1)

Time Activity
08:00 - 08:50 Registration Opens / Coffee / Exhibition Hall Opens
08:50 - 09:00 Welcome and Morning Notices
09:00 - 09:20 Keynote Address
09:20 - 09:40 Demonstration Overview
09:40 - 10:10 Morning Coffee
10:10 - 11:50 Morning Sessions
11:50 - 13:50 Lunch
13:50 - 15:30 Afternoon Sessions
15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 17:20 Demonstrations
18:15 - 20:30 Exhibition Showcase

Wednesday 1st November 2023 (Symposium Day 2)

Time Activity
08:00 - 08:50 Coffee / Exhibition Hall Opens
08:50 - 09:00 Morning Notices
09:00 - 09:20 Keynote Address
09:20 - 09:40 Demonstration Overview
09:40 - 10:10 Morning Coffee
10:10 - 11:50 Morning Sessions
11:50 - 13:50 Lunch
13:50 - 14:15 Afternoon Session
14:15 - 15:30 Panel Session
15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 17:20 Demonstrations
18:15 - 22:00 Social Event


Thursday 2nd November 2023 (Symposium Day 3)

Time Activity
08:00 - 08:50 Coffee / Exhibition Hall Opens
08:50 - 09:40 Exhibition Hall Only
09:40 - 10:10 Morning Coffee
10:10 - 11:50 Morning Sessions (inc. Keynote)
11:50 - 13:50 Lunch
13:50 - 14:15 Afternoon Session
14:15 - 14:40 Annual Meeting of Members
14:40 - 15:05 IDLS2024 Briefing & Closing Remarks
15:05 - 15:30 Afternoon Tea
15:30 - 16:00 General Committee Meeting
16:00 Exhibition Hall CLOSES - Breakdown 16:30