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POSTPONED - The Fourth Industrial Revolution; implications for defence | Cityforum Intelligent Defence Series

POSTPONED - The Fourth Industrial Revolution; implications for defence | Cityforum Intelligent Defence Series

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Location : Central London

Time : 09:00 to 17:00

As the situation around Covid-19 (coronavirus) continues to develop and after discussions with our hosts BT and our principal sponsor BAE Systems, we have jointly decided, in the interest of public health and safety, to postpone the Intelligent Defence round table on 24th March, and the proceeding dinner discussion, to the Summer / Autumn period.

We hope you understand our decision and once we have a better idea of how the current situation will develop you will be notified with more information.


Intelligent Defence Series 3 – First Round Table: The Fourth Industrial Revolutionimplications for defence (technology, strategy, acquisition and operations).  More details and how to book HERE

NB: TD-Info members can obtain a 20% dicount using a Promo Code available from the following member-only document [add HERE]. 

This is a programme of round tables, analytical papers and conclaves arranged by Cityforum with advice from the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre of MOD in London (March to September 2020)

Who should attend?

Defence analysts and contractors, officials from relevant government departments and agencies, representatives from military and academia and companies wishing to engage in the changing climate for defence, both in terms of acquisition and power projection.

Overview of Sessions

  1. Appraising the science and technology:
  2. Fourth industrial revolution and war fighting
  3. Success in meeting the acquisition challenges

The day long round table is conducted under the Chatham House Rule and structured along the lines of short contributions (c.10-12 minutes) followed by extended discussion with involving all those in the room (50-60 mins) at the end of each session.

The agenda will be developed and updated as themes, speakers and precise timings are confirmed.

Speakers will include current and former senior officers, top officials from the UK and the US, diplomatic specialists, senior media figures and representatives from industry.

Key Words

Fourth Industrial Revolution  Industry 4.0 

Associated Documents/Files

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Key Words

Fourth Industrial Revolution  Research, Technology & Innovation (RTI)  Support & Information Innovation Community of Interest (SII-COI)