DSEI 23 Full Programme


UK & Japan: the power of technology to drive strategic collaboration, enhance security and enable growth

12 Sep 2023
International Business Forum
Technology Innovation , Achieving an Integrated Force

The UK and Japan have recently signed a unique and strategic military agreement, which will have far reaching consequences for both nations.  This session will look at how we leverage the new relationship and use emerging technologies, securely and across borders, to drive economic growth and enhanced security. It will look at how to create a collaborative working environment, sharing best practice and working together, to best enable government and industry the new UK-Japan strategic relationship, with tangible outcomes.

The session will conclude with a short Trade Talk: How to do business with Japan, presented by Steve Crane OBE, Managing Director, Export to Japan

Dr. Keith Dear, Managing Director for Centre for Cognitive & Advanced Technology - Fujitsu
Air Vice-Marshal David Arthurton OBE, Director Military Digitisation - Defence Digital
Steve Crane, Chief Executive Officer - Export to Japan, NPO
Sophia Gaston, Head of Foreign Policy and UK Resilience - Policy Exchange
Professor Alessio Patalano, Professor of War & Strategy in East Asia - King's College London
Ms Sayako Sumomo, Director, International Cooperation Division, Department of Equipment Policy Acquisition - Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA)

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