Events

March
7-8
March
7-8

92nd Ottawa Conference | March 7th-8th 2024

91st Ottawa Conference | March 9th-10th 2023 The Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence known as the “must attend” defence and security conference is designed with a Canadian focus and for a Canadian audience composed of decision makers in government and industry. It delivers messages at the centre of Canada’s defence and security community and influence the direction of Canadian defence and foreign policy. Attendees include Members of Parliament, Senators, staff and general officers of the Canadian Armed Forces, defence and security industry and senior public servants from a variety of departments including the Privy Council and the Prime Minister’s Office. Canada and its allies come together to discuss the state of world security and what role Canada can play in sustaining peace, security, and prosperity. The Ottawa Conference is presented as a hybrid format of in-person and virtual presentations and welcomes participants from every corner of the globe and yearly garners media coverage on an international scope and is
May
9-10
May
9-10

Graduate Student Conference 2024

The Graduate Student Conference provides students with a unique platform to present their research, create professional connections, and hone their skills for the future. Participants will be given the opportunity to present their research and receive constructive feedback from a panel of high-profile judges who are active decision-makers in industry, government, academia, and think tanks across Canada. Our judges and audience will be taking note of who you are and the quality of your work. This is your chance to get your name out there, showcase your research to senior-level practitioners, and have it shared broadly within the Canadian defence and security community.
November
8
November
8

Vimy Gala 2023

Celebrating its 31st edition, the Vimy Gala has consistently held its reputation of being the most exclusive defence and security recognition gala of its kind, annually bringing together Senators, Members of Parliament, foreign dignitaries, senior public servants and general and flag officers of the Canadian Armed Forces as well as the business community to remember and honour Canada’s fallen heroes and celebrate the lifelong accomplishments of outstanding Canadians in security and defence.
November
1-2
November
1-2

Montreal Climate Security Summit 2023

Montreal Climate Security Summit is an annual international meeting at the intersection of the security and environmental sectors. It is one of few international forums that specifically addresses climate change as not only an ecological emergency, but as an international security threat and risk multiplier.
March
9-10
March
9-10

91st Ottawa Conference | March 9th-10th 2023

The Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence known as the “must attend” defence and security conference is designed with a Canadian focus and for a Canadian audience composed of decision makers in government and industry. It delivers messages at the centre of Canada’s defence and security community and influence the direction of Canadian defence and foreign policy. Attendees include Members of Parliament, Senators, staff and general officers of the Canadian Armed Forces, defence and security industry and senior public servants from a variety of departments including the Privy Council and the Prime Minister’s Office. Canada and its allies come together to discuss the state of world security and what role Canada can play in sustaining peace, security, and prosperity. The Ottawa Conference is presented as a hybrid format of in-person and virtual presentations and welcomes participants from every corner of the globe and yearly garners media coverage on an international scope and is

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