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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policymakers, 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.

What Next in Syria?

25 October 2017, 16:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Syria is the defining humanitarian crisis of our time with 400,000 Syrians killed and 10 million people - half of all Syrians - driven from...

British Foreign Policy After Brexit: An Independent Voice

10 November 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The authors will discuss how Britain’s global role and influence can be enhanced rather than diminished post-Brexit, with a diplomatic,...

Keir Starmer on the Implications of Brexit

17 November 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Keir will consider the wide ranging policy implications for the United Kingdom of leaving the European Union.BiographyThe...

Current Global Security Challenges: A Conversation with General (Ret) David H. Petraeus

22 November 2017, 10:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In this wide ranging discussion, General Petraeus will consider the development of North Korea’s nuclear and missile capabilities, the...

Stephen Lovegrove on Managing the UK Ministry of Defence

22 November 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Stephen will discuss the challenges of managing the Ministry of Defence, in particular making Defence more innovative and...

Financial Crime 2.0

27 November 2017, 8:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Technological innovation transforms financial flows on a permanent basis: existing financial institutions adapt their processes, new actors emerge, individuals gain the ability to conduct...

RUSI Conference: Air Forces as Weapons Systems

21 February 2018, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

As several NATO countries prepare to take delivery of the fifth generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in the next few years, and France and Germany announce their intention to cooperate on the design...

Technology for Security & Resilience 2006

26 June 2006, 7:30

Each component of a society plays an integral role in the provision of that nation’s security and resilience. These roles are complex and intertwined and can range from:• A government ensuring that the threats and risks that are faced are adequately...

Evolution of the British-American Special Relationship in the Defence Industry

21 June 2006, 8:00

The ‘Special Relationship’ between the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK and the US has evolved more recently through the alliance forged against terrorism and the joint vision of mutual...

Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus: Energy and Security

20 June 2006, 8:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Russia’s Presidency of the G8 comes at a time of important developments affecting energy demand and supply scenarios for Europe and the Asia-Pacific region....

Mass Event Security - Forthcoming Challenges for London

05 June 2006, 7:30

With the global threat from terrorism, large sporting events represent a potential security nightmare. Memories of the Munich Olympics massacre and the Atlanta Olympics bombing still loom large and with the London 2012 team busy making preparations...

UN Peacekeepers’ Conference Keeping Today’s International Peace: A job for more than the Military

31 May 2006, 8:00

This Conference for Members is held annually in association with the United Nations Association on or about 29 May, the International Day of UN Peacekeepers. This third conference offers the first public platform to the British government to...

Future Challenges in Iraq

24 May 2006, 13:00

The RUSI Air Power Conference 2006

23 May 2006, 23:00

Concept - Delivering Rapid Global EffectThe current requirement for air power is to be able to deliver a variety of effects, rapidly, at distance, and in a variety of operational and political contexts.  As recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan...

International Homeland Security

10 May 2006, 8:15

This new annual RUSI conference focused on examining key measures taken at the national and international levels.  A comparative evaluation of state responses to homeland security issues, it gave an overview of the specific threats and policy...

HSRD Workshop: Terrorism in the UK

05 May 2006, 8:00

Terrorism has become one of the largest threats to international peace and stability. The government is addressing the problem of terrorist activity and its roots within communities in the UK today, in terms of poverty, racism, and social exclusion...

The Defence Industrial Strategy and Government-Industry Relationships

29 March 2006, 8:00

The <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />United Kingdom Secretary of State for Defence, Rt Hon John Reid, has announced the publication of a Defence Industrial Strategy in December 2005. An effective...

Equipping the Military

27 February 2006, 9:00

No military in the world can function effectively unless its servicemen and women are provided with the right equipment. RUSI’s ‘Equipping the Military’ conference aims to deliver a dynamic and alternative look at the lower end of defence...

Politics & Terrorism 2006

15 February 2006, 9:00

The terrorist attacks of July 2005 brought a new if not unexpected element to the terrorist threat from those believed to be connected with Al-Qa'ida.  Rooted to some extent inside our own community, the threat combines ideological fervour with...

Gordon Brown at RUSI

13 February 2006, 10:00

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rt Hon Gordon Brown delivered a speech at RUSI concerning key policy perspectives UK national security. The Chancellor urged a united, resolute, and long-term stance against terrorism.  However, a tough approach to combat...

Creating Effect from the Joint Sea Base: The RUSI Maritime Warfare Conference 2005

13 December 2005, 0:00

By definition for a maritime nation, maritime power is a central tenet of the expeditionary strategy. This maritime contribution can apply across the spectrum of operations – from naval diplomacy, to high intensity combat, to co-ordinating...

RUSI Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture

30 November 2005, 17:45

Like me, many of you will no doubt have been able to see the moving BBC Series ‘The Last Tommy’ that was screened recently.  In this year in which we have turned our attention to commemorating the victories at the end of World War 2 and at Trafalgar...

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