Our Events

CEIS organises, in form and substance, high-level events in its main industries, such as defence and security. Each year, close to 8,000 key decision-makers come to hold exchanges, debate and make preferred professional contacts during our various events.

Defence University

The University is an annual Defence meeting in France and Europe and an unmissable event. On the initiative and at the invitation of the committees of the French National Assembly and the Senate, this unmissable event brings together 400 main French and European decision-makers in defence and major political, industrial and military players for 2 days of in-person meetings and prospective reflections.

International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC)

Organised with the French gendarmerie and the Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie Regional Council, the FIC is the benchmark European event on security and digital trust.

Security & Defence Day

CEIS’s European Office, established in Brussels, organises an annual conference on security and defence in Europe. Each year, this high-level event, a unique place for debates and meetings in Brussels, brings together around 300 participants from the European institutions, NATO, EU Member States and the private sector.

SecurityDays in Dakar

SecurityDays in Dakar: Co-organised by CEIS, Kubuk Consulting and the French Elements in Senegal (EFS) since 2015, SecurityDays in Dakar aspires to become the leading event in Africa in the field of cybersecurity. SecDays brings together close to 1,000 experts, digital decision-makers, manufacturers, end users and high-level state representatives to engage in extended strategic reflection on issues in digital trust in Africa, an indispensable element in the digital boom and the economic growth of the continent.

Dakar Forum on Peace & Security

This event was initiated during the Elysée Summit in December 2013. The only one of its kind in Africa, this meeting now forms part of the international agenda on strategic and defence-related matters. It is a forum for developing exchanges and expanding the strategic dialogue between Africans and their international partners.  It brings together political decision-makers at the highest level, civil & military experts, company managers, representatives of large international and regional organisations, and members of civil society to work to strengthen security and stability in Africa.