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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.

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2019

18 November 2019, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

He will also discuss the need for maintaining and enhancing military capability across defence in an ever-changing operational environment....

Tipping Point: Britain, Brexit and Security in the 2020s

26 November 2019, 18:15
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Britain is facing unprecedented security challenges in the 2020s. The decade to come will not be as favourable as the two past decades. For...

Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture and RUSI Christmas Party 2019

05 December 2019, 18:30
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture is held annually at RUSI, covering key topical defence and security issues. This is followed by the...

Professor Azar Gat on Has War been Declining: Why and Where?

27 January 2020, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

While the world has become more peaceful than ever before, there is still much to worry about in terms of security and no place for...

Douglas Haig Fellowship Lecture: Haig and the Aftermath, 1919

31 January 2020, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

On 11 November 1918, Douglas Haig must have welcomed his imminent release from the immense burdens he had stoically borne for three years....

Transnational Terrorism: Defeating the Threat

09 November 2006, 10:15

This event included keynote addresses by the Rt. Hon. Margaret Beckett MP, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and H E Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar.In the five years since 9/11 the world has seen the...

RUSI-British Association of Private Security Companies First Annual Conference

30 October 2006, 9:00

The inaugral RUSI/BAPSC conference was held on 30 -31 October 2006 in Partnership with British Association of Private Security Companies.The The conference aim was to introduce many of the themes and issues that the private security industry will...

Whitehall Dialogue / European Forum: The Nordic Battlegroup 2008

27 October 2006, 11:45

Presentation by Brigadier General Karl Engelbrektson, Battlegroup Co-ordinator, Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters. This meeting will incorporate discussion on:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> The...

Simulation and Training for Emergency & Disaster Response

25 October 2006, 7:30

The threat of international terrorism to our society requires complete and unified emergency and disaster responses; involving both public services and private companies. To improve our preparedness, training exercises are fundamental to developing...

Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature

17 October 2006, 11:15

The winner of the 2006 Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature is Professor Roger Knight for his book The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson, published by Penguin Books Ltd. Roger Knight's purpose in this...

The Suez Crisis 50 Years On

13 October 2006, 8:00

The Programme The policy reverberations of the events of 1956 had a lasting effect on British defence and foreign policy, Arab Nationalism and the geopolitics of the Middle East. The rifts and ruptures of the Suez Crisis are comparable to the US led...

Defence Project Management Conference 2006 - Project Leadership in a Complex World

10 October 2006, 8:00

If the implementation of the 2005 Defence Industrial Strategy is to be successful the UK Government and Ministry of Defence requires efficient Project organisations that demonstrate effective leadership and team working to deliver projects on time,...

UK Resilience - Joining up the Sectors

05 October 2006, 8:00

The Civil Contingencies Act (CCA), passed in 2004, transformed the UK emergency planning landscape, establishing both clarity and direction. Key players are now operating from common definitions and there is increased awareness of individual roles...

RUSI Transatlantic Forum: Networks and Coalitions: Canada and Australian naval operations in the Persian Gulf.

04 October 2006, 14:30

A Transatlantic Forum with Dr. Paul T. Mitchell, Institute for Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore Network Centric Warfare (NCW) presents significant challenges to coalition operations; challenges that extend beyond the familiar ones of...

The Role of Reserve Forces in an Age of Military Transformation

02 October 2006, 8:00

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />Role of Reserved Forces: Programme & Flyer  Militaries around the world are in the process of restructuring their armed forces for future warfare.  The long peace...

Whitehall Dialogue: Counter-Terrorism: Its Impact on the Craft of Intelligence

29 September 2006, 11:45

Presentation by Sir Richard Dearlove, Master, Pembroke College, Cambridge and former Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service. Sir Richard will talk about the changing nature of Intelligence and Security work in the aftermath of 9/11.  In mature...

The RUSI Transatlantic Forum: Public Opinion, Interest Groups, and Foreign Policy: The 2006 American Congressional Elections

22 September 2006, 14:30

Professor McCormick will examine the relationship between the US electorate, interests group and US foreign policy. He will first look at the role of domestic factors in shaping US foreign policy and the role of foreign policy issues (as opposed to...

150th Anniversary of the end of Crimean War (1853-1856)

22 September 2006, 11:15

1215-1300: Lunch (optional) 1300-1445: LecturesRUSI is hosting a free Members’ Event to mark the 150th Anniversary of the end of Crimean War (1853-1856).  The Crimean War is credited as being the first modern war, employing trenches, blind artillery...

RUSI Malvern C4ISTAR Conference 2006

19 September 2006, 16:00

Speakers included: Air Vice Marshal Stu Butler RAF, Capability Manager (<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Information Superiority), Ministry of Defence Brigadier Simon Shadbolt, Director...

The RUSI Transatlantic Forum: Stabilization and Counterinsurgency in Iraq

19 September 2006, 14:30

A Roundtable discussion with Dr. Nora Bensahel Senior Political Scientist RANDIt became readily clear in the months following the US led invasion of Iraq, that although the United States and it’s allies could wage a traditional military campaign...