Top Defense & Security Conferences of Late 2021

A list of the top defense and security events of Q3 and Q4 2021.
August 4, 2021
August 8, 2021

International Conference on Port and Maritime Security

August 12 – 13, 2021

Venice, Italy

International Conference on Port and Maritime Security aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Port and Maritime Security. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Port and Maritime Security.


Counter Terrorism Expo

September 14 – 16, 2021

London, United Kingdom

Counter Terror Expo (CTX) unites professionals from industry, infrastructure, government and policing to explore counter-terrorism and other complex security operations. The event facilitates the development of new ideas and technologies to combat the latest threats facing the UK and other geographies.



September 14 – 17, 2021

London, United Kingdom

DSEI connects governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the entire defence & security supply chain on a global scale.  With a range of valuable opportunities for networking, a platform for business, access to relevant content & live-action demonstrations, the DSEI community can strengthen relationships, share knowledge and engage in the latest capabilities across the exhibition’s Aerospace, Land, Naval, Security & Joint Zones.


Asia Border Management and Technology Summit

September 28 – 30, 2021


The Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition will bring together leading government officials from across central Asia, South-East Asia, Australia and the Middle East to discuss the border security challenges faced in the region and in their respective nations.


Coast Guard Capability 2021

September 29, 2021

London, United Kingdom

As modern coast guards face increasingly varied and complex challenges, covering a wide range of operations, Coast Guard Capability Online has been specifically designed to help coast guards and related maritime organizations achieve mission success.


Defense and Security Conference 2021

November 1 – 4, 2021

Bangkok, Thailand

‘THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIP’ is the theme of DEFENSE & SECURITY 2021. The event will again be held at Bangkok’s IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center November 2021, where top decision makers and high-ranking military will gather in one place. It has never been more important than at this present time!


San Diego State University - Re:Border 2021

November 16 – 17, 2021

San Diego, California

RE:BORDER 2021 is the third annual conference that explores key regional issues and innovative solutions.  This year’s conference aims to foster and facilitate transborder diplomacy, cross-disciplinary relationships, and binational collaboration/cooperation by increasing understanding about the assets as well as the pressing challenges facing our transborder region through the sharing of stories, knowledge, research, and experiences of scholars, professionals, politicians, artists, students and community members who comprise our transborder region.


Government & Defense Conference – 2021

November 17, 2021

Tysons Corner, Virginia

Baird's Government & Defense Conference is a unique, content rich, networking event. Our conference provides a forum for discussion on key industry trends and market outlook, as well as networking with industry executives, government officials, and capital providers. Attendees will have access to senior executives and private market investors via company presentations & fireside chats, industry panels, and networking opportunities. The event will be a hybrid in-person / virtual conference for our speakers and guests.


Defense Intelligence Agency Worldwide Conference

December 5 – 8, 2021

Phoenix, Arizona

Join experts and innovators from across the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, industry, and academia from December 5 – 8, 2021, to share unique insights on this year’s conference theme: Foresight 20/20: Building a New Digital Ecosystem. This year’s theme emphasizes the urgent race to discover and adopt innovative solutions to maintain a competitive strategic advantage over our adversaries. The disruptive nature of technological advancements necessitates expanded collaboration and partnerships.