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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policy makers, and is ideally placed to attract high-quality speakers and participants at its events. These vary in size and format from set-piece lectures to conferences and seminars.

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Robotics and the Future of Warfare

05 July 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The visions of futurists do not always match the experiences of military personnel, but the battlefields of the future have the potential...

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Defence Innovation and the UK: Responding to the Risks Identified by the US Third Offset Strategy

10 July 2017, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The US Third Offset Strategy identified that Russia, China and other emerging powers had closed significantly the defence technology gap...

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Professor David Ormerod QC on the Protection of Official Data

12 July 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In February 2017 the Law Commission published a consultation paper entitled ‘The Protection of Official Data’, which suggests ways to...

RUSI Annual General Meeting

20 July 2017, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin

26 July 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Founded by Catherine the Great in 1783, the maritime city of Sevastopol has been fought over for centuries. Crucial battles of the Crimean...

OPEN TO ALL: Technology and Future Combat Conference

02 August 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Human free warfare, and human-machine combat teaming, has been the subject of a good deal of discussion over the past ten years making the transition from science fiction to fielded capability.  To...

Assuring Access to Space Conference 2017

13 September 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Military forces are increasingly recognising the need to operate in five domains - air, land, sea, space and cyber. While the UK has applied a concerted effort to understand, defend and operate in...

Resilience Conference 2017

20 September 2017, 9:00

Ensuring the resilience of the UK is an increasingly complex imperative as threats diversify and interact with each other. Organised together with Loughborough University, this conference will...

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2016

24 October 2016, 13:00

Against a backdrop of Lord Trenchard’s contribution to UK defence, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Air Force, will discuss the innovation required to deliver significant growth in the RAF’s front-line capability...

Security Risks and Challenges: A View from Bulgaria

24 October 2016, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

Bordering Greece and Turkey, Bulgaria has had a close-up view of the impact of the migration crisis, and the toll it has taken on Western unity, whether that is within NATO or the EU. It has also viewed with caution the turmoil arising from the...

Daesh After the Caliphate

19 October 2016, 14:00
RUSI Whitehall

Much media coverage in recent weeks has been given over to Daesh’ territorial losses across both Syria and Iraq. Since the beginning of 2016, the group has allegedly lost around 16 percent of its ground. Reports also suggest that the US-led...

The Second International Cyber Symposium: Cyberspace And The Transformation Of 21st Century Warfare

19 October 2016, 9:30

The second International Cyber Symposium will be co-hosted at Church House by the Royal United Services Institute and the Ministry of Defence.Following the success of last year’s Symposium hosted by France at the École Militaire in Paris and...

Defining FinTech: actors, challenges, opportunities and financial crime

19 October 2016, 8:00
RUSI Whitehall

Technology based innovations are starting to radically change the financial industry but still little is known on its implications to the fight against financial crime and the ways in which anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/...

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Changing Governments and Nuclear Policy: the UK

13 October 2016, 18:30
RUSI Whitehall

Please note that some Members are experiencing difficulties registering for this event. If you are unable to register but are interested in attending please contact Jeremy Wimble, JeremyW@rusi.orgOver the summer, a number of landmark political...

Bolstering Counter-Proliferation Efforts within the Global Supply System: A Conversation with Stephen E. Flynn

11 October 2016, 12:00
RUSI Whitehall

In the aftermath of 11 September 2001, the US Government undertook a number of unilateral, bilateral, and multilateral efforts to reduce the threat of non-state actors acquiring, transporting and using weapons of mass destruction.  These actions...

Security Challenges Facing the Next US President: A Conversation with General (Ret) David H Petraeus

05 October 2016, 17:00
RUSI Whitehall

RUSI hosted a conversation with General (Ret) David H. Petraeus, Senior Vice President of RUSI, Partner and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute, former Director of the CIA, and past commander of US Central Command and of coalition forces during the...

Priorities for UK National Security

04 October 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

In his lecture, Sir Mark will discuss the national security priorities facing the UK and progress to date in implementing the UK National Security Strategy.Speaker BiographySir Mark Lyall Grant KCMG took up the role of National Security Adviser to...

John Garnett Lecture 2016: Deploying Strategy for Conflict Resolution and Peace Making

29 September 2016, 17:30
RUSI Whitehall

The annual John Garnett Lecture honours the legacy of Professor John Garnett as the first academic in the field of Strategic Studies worldwide. Professor Garnett pioneered Strategic Studies as an academic field at the University of Aberystwyth, the...

The Future of UK-Turkey Relations: A joint RUSI-TUSIAD panel discussion

29 September 2016, 12:00
RUSI Whitehall

Turkey has a major role to play in tackling a range of crises facing Europe, as well as providing a major trade link into the burgeoning Middle East and North Africa market. The UK-Turkey relationship is therefore of significant importance to the UK...

A Conversation with Sir Malcolm Rifkind on his Memoirs, ‘Power and Pragmatism’

28 September 2016, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall

As a minister for eighteen years, Sir Malcolm has seen longer uninterrupted service than anyone since Lord Palmerston in the early nineteenth century. In both the Foreign Office and the Ministry of Defence, during some of the most turbulent years of...

Belfast to Benghazi: Untold Challenges of War

22 September 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

Rupert Wieloch has seen more than his share of front-line military action, having served as a platoon commander during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, before leading a squadron during the Gulf War in 1990. Deploying to Bosnia with the United...

Conflict and the Information Environment: Future Strategic Communications

22 September 2016, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

Building on the success of the inaugural Military Influence Conference in 2015, RUSIs Future Strategic Communications Conference will examine how Strategic Communications can contribute to the increasing centrality of the information environment in...

Warfare in the Information Age

21 September 2016, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

Whilst commanding the UK’s Joint Forces Command, General Sir Richard Barrons spoke regularly and passionately about his concern that the UK and NATO was failing to adequately prepare for the nature of warfare in the Information Age. In particular he...

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