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12 - 15 September 2023

Excel - London

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In Conversation With...


In Conversation With...

DSEI is proud to bring you a new series of exclusive content covering the latest defence industry trends and developments.  

In Conversation With... connects you to a roster of high level speakers, inviting questions from the DSEI community to explore specific topics and gain first-hand information from key industry figureheads.

General Sir Richard Barrons KCB, CBE, Co-Chair, Universal Defence and Security Solutions 

A conversation on the integrated response to threats and the implications on a more transparent battlespace.

Lt Gen Richard Nugee CBE, Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy Lead, Ministry of Defence

A conversation on the developments of sustainability and climate change and its role in defence 

Air Vice Marshal Harv Smyth OBE, DFC, the UK's first Director of Space

This conversation breaks new ground and explores the Ministry of Defence's new Space Directorate and building a world beating space sector.


Tony Smith CBE, former Director General, UK Border Force

The profile of border management has grown considerably in the recent years. This discussion explores border securities in the 2020s.                                                                                                     


Mark Goldsack, Director, Department for International Trade Defence and Security Organisation (DIT DSO)

This interview explores how British defence exports can be boosted and the roadmap ahead. 


Sir David Lidington KCB, CBE, Chair, RUSI

This conversation with the former Secretary of State for Justice discuss the integrated review and its implications.                                                                                                                                               


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