Conference Overview



GSOF Symposium Europe features three education days, including a number of keynote addresses and plenary sessions alongside more informal roundtables and panel discussions. The 2019 agenda can be viewed here.


5 October Government and military seminars (invitation only)
6 October Keynotes and plenary sessions
7 October Roundtables and plenary sessions


After an opening reception on day one, the exhibition hall is formally open. Don't miss the chance to meet our diverse array of exhibitors and discover new business and collaboration opportunities.

Proposed 2020 discussion topics

  • Senior leader panel discussions
  • Warfare trends, developments and forecasts
  • Human risk and performance
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Intelligence sharing
  • Financial support and procurement

Speaker enquiries

If you are interested in becoming a speaker at GSOF Symposium Europe 2020, please register your interest here.

We will ensure you are notified once speaker applications open. You should expect to submit a conference paper abstract of 250-500 words, in addition to supporting information about your area(s) of expertise and suitability as an event speaker.

Networking events

The conference is accompanied by a series of network breaks and receptions. These provide a more informal setting to continue your conversations and build relationships with new and existing contacts.

The event culminates with an off-site 'reunion', the perfect end to a successful week!