Defence & Security Visitors

30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

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30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing in Defence & Security

Defence & Security

Defence and security is a sector that involves the development and provision of equipment, systems, and services to support national security and protect against threats, both domestically and abroad. Companies in the defence and security sector include large aerospace and defence contractors such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and General Dynamics, as well as specialized firms that provide services such as cyber security and surveillance.

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Defence & Security: An overview

Recent developments in the defence and security sector have focused on the integration of advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, into military operations. The increasing use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remotely operated systems has been a significant development in the sector. The sector is also responding to the growing threat of cyber-attacks by developing new technologies and strategies to secure critical infrastructure and data. 

In response to changing geopolitical and security dynamics, the defence and security sector is also adapting to new forms of conflict and unconventional threats, such as terrorism and cyber-attacks. The industry continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of its customers and to address emerging security challenges. 

Why attend?


Attend informative sessions on topics like AI and robotics integration in military operations, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) use, and strategies for countering cyber-attacks. Enhance your understanding of the industry and stay updated on the evolving defence and security landscape.


Gain insights into the latest cyber security measures and strategies for protecting critical infrastructure and data. Witness the power of AI and robotics in military applications and see the capabilities of unmanned aerial vehicles firsthand.


Meet experts in cyber security, surveillance, and other specialized fields. Share ideas, exchange knowledge, and explore potential collaborations with like-minded individuals who are dedicated to protecting national security. Connect with industry leaders and establish relationships that can drive advancements in defence and security

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