SMi Group Report: 15th Annual Defence Exports Conference on 15-16 September, exclusive speaker interview with Stéphane Chardon at European Commission released
Online PR News – 20-July-2021 – London, UK – Defence Exports Conference will return as the leading event for industry professionals and government officials from around the world, dealing with defence trade compliance on the 15th and 16th September 2021. This event will provide the perfect opportunity to network with heads of international trade compliance and heads of export controls from Europe, North America and the rest of the world, making its truly global event.
Attendees have the choice to attend in person (London, UK) or virtually, interested parties can register at: http://www.defence-exports.com/PR4
SMi Group caught up with Stéphane Chardon Export Control Coordinator, European Commission to discuss current developments, priorities, and the upcoming conference, see below a snapshot of the interview:
Q. Where do you see the future challenges for export control regime compliance moving
“Key compliance challenges arise as export controls move beyond the “traditional” items
with military or proliferation applications towards new ubiquitous emerging technologies
in a context of global supply chains and geopolitical competition.”
Q. Why do you think there is a clear need for a forum to discuss export controls?
“Export controls have important implications for strategic value chains and, in turn, for
innovation and technology, economic prosperity and military capabilities.”
Q. Finally, what excites you most about this year’s programme and what tangible lessons will it offer attendees?
“The conference offers an excellent opportunity to meet the defense and aerospace
community of high-level specialists and support their work through regulatory insights.”
Mr Stéphane Chardon will be presenting on day one: Opening Keynote Briefing: EU Export Control Policy: European Commission, covering:
• Reflecting on regulations post-Brexit
• Effectively monitoring implementation throughout the EU Considerations for 2021 and the future
Joining Mr Stéphane Chardon at the 15th Annual Defence Exports Conference will feature 20+ expert speakers presenting at the event on global trade compliance efficiency. Visit the website http://www.defence-exports.com/PR4 to download the event brochure.
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SMi’s 15th Annual Defence Exports Conference
Conference: 15th – 16 September 2021
Workshops A and B: 14 September 2021
Workshops C and D: 17 September 2021
London, UK (Virtual Attendance Option Available)
About SMi Group:
Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward-thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at http://www.smi-online.co.uk