Once a year, the SecDef conference gathers 200-250 high-level national, European and NATO policymakers, senior military and police officers, representatives of industry and civil society for strategic discussions. The conference produces a roadmap to feed into national and European policies.
The next edition (March 2019) will focus on innovation for European defence, focusing on the following sub-themes:
Technological innovation and digital transformation
Innovation in financing defence
Innovative programmes and new industrial cooperation models