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International Data Links Symposium 2015

For information regarding the upcomming International Data Links Symposium click here.

IDLS2015 Theme is announced

It is Enabling Technologies to increase Modern Warfighting Capability

The 2015 Exhibitor Packages booklet is now available. As in the past, Bronze, Silver and Gold packages are available and include paid delegate registrations, hotel rooms and promotional opportunities. To download a copy of the exhibitor packages click here.

IDLSoc 2015 Training Day

The Training Day will take place at the Shaw Centre, Ottawa on 3 November 2015. The intention is to offer up to 6 courses on 3 November 2015. So far 4 of the courses have been confirmed. For more information please visit the Training Day section of IDLS2015 website

Top 10 Issues

Brigadier General Brundidge, challenged the Society, at IDLS2010, to identify the top ten issues that would face the Data Link Community in the future. Lt Cdr Roy Johansson Chairman of the International Data Links Society wrote to Brigadier General Brundidge outlining what we felt the top ten issues were.

Click here to view the Issues.

General Brundidge


May 2015









A Brief Overview

The International Data Links Society (IDLSoc) started in 2004, after delegates at the third International Data Links Symposium (IDLS) voted to create a Society.

It is a not-for-profit organization set up to represent the international data links community through individual, government and corporate memberships.

Its aims include

  • To provide a Government-Industry forum
  • To further interoperability
  • To further the effectiveness of digital information exchange
  • To create a framework of co-operation across nations

Quick Guides

The Quick Guides are a set of Data Links guides, which give an overview of different forms of Data Links. The Society is looking to add to these guides.

To view the guides, please go to the Quick Guides page in the Publications area.

Membership Renewal

Please note before you can renew your membership you must login - If your membership is due for renewal you will be asked to pay before being allowed to access the members area.

If you have forgotten your membership number and/or password please email Webmaster.

You must be a fully paid up member of the Society to claim any of the discounts offered at Society events.

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