The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Symeon G. Tsomokos S.A. are convening the 6th ANNUAL EXPOSEC-DEFENSEWORLD Conference, defense & security in a digital world.  The conference will take place in Athens on May 15, 2018 at the Hellenic Armed Forces Officers Club (LAED), and is traditionally organized under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defense and the General Directorate for Defence Investments and Armaments (GDDIA).

The Conference is organized in cooperation with the Centre for Security Studies (ΚΕΜΕΑ), the Union of Hellenic Manufacturers of Defence Material (SEKPY) and the Hellenic Aerospace Security & Defense Industries Group (HASDIG) and has been established as the leading forum for dialogue between experts, representatives of international organizations and national policy-makers. This key, high impact event aims to help shaping the national strategy for effective shielding of the country in terms of defense and home security.

During the period where socio-political and geo-strategic upheavals affect relations amongst countries and form international alliances, our country is called to manage dynamically and effectively the emerging challenges and threats, consolidate its important role in the geo-political map and ensure its national defense and internal security in the framework of the modern digital connected world.

Among pertinent issues to be discussed at the conference will include ensuring sustainability, increasing competitiveness and positioning of the Hellenic defense industry as an important asset in implementing key programs of the Hellenic Armed Forces, as well as a valuable partner in international programs (co-operations, co-productions, cutting-edge technology transfer).

Among the topics to be discussed :

  • The EU Common Defense Policy (CSDP):  Its leading role in peace-keeping operations
  • East Med Security Challenges: Building strong defense ties
  • The Future of Warfare: The role of advanced technologies
  • Immigration Policy and Homeland Protection
  • Defending against Cyber Attacks
  • Managing the Downturn: How the Greek defense industry can overcome the obstacles and achieve sustainability through its productive reconstruction

For further information: Voula Tseritzoglou | +30 210 699.3559 (ext. 10) | v.tseritzoglou@amcham.gr and Georgia Vlachou | +30 21- 728.9000 | g.vlachou@tsomokos.gr






  • May 15, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm