Call for Papers

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3CDSE Call for Papers 


3CDSE welcomes paper and panel proposal abstracts exploring themes proposed by the 3CDSE Speaker Selection Panel.

Authors will be required to identify which of the conference themes their paper addresses.

If you wish to participate as a speaker at 3CDSE, please email and submit your proposal with the following information:

  • Name, job title and organisation
  • Proposed conference theme
  • Title synopsis of your presentation
  • Brief overview (150/200 words) of the proposed conference theme
  • Confirmation of availability for Thursday 8 July 2021


We will consider your proposal with care and come back to you with an answer to your application.

With up to 2,000 visitors expected at 3CDSE, the free-to-attend Conference which takes place during the exhibition on 8 July 2021, is likely to be highly popular. 

To find out more about the call for papers process, please contact


Proposed Conference Themes

Proposed Conference Themes

  • Smarter and Safer Cities in Relation to the Defence and Security Sectors
  • Artificial Intelligence and Optimising Human Performance
  • Manned and Unmanned Vehicles
  • Technology, Leadership and Culture in an Agile World
  • Enabling Synergy between Military, Police and Industry
  • Emerging Technologies to Enable Operations from 2025 onwards
  • Expeditionary Renewable Energy Sources and Their Use in Defence
  • Cyber Security and Resilience



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Silver Sponsors


Event Partners


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We work with Cyber Quarter, the Midlands Centre for Cyber Security/Univ of Wolverhampton, to ensure that our systems are safe, secure and robust. We are pleased to be rated in the top 10% of organisations for cyber security in the Aerospace and Defence & Security Industry. 

On occasion we are made aware of unscrupulous external actors who claim to hold data from exhibitions such as 3CDSE. Please be advised that any person offering such data and purporting to be acting on behalf 3CDSE is fraudulent. Any such perpetrators will be pursued by our sister company, Harrison Clark Rickerbys (hcr), a Top 100 law firm.

Our Security and IT experts advise that it is best not to respond to such emails as by doing so, you may be unwittingly verifying your own email address. If you have any concerns in this regard, please contact Anna Roby-Welford, Director, 3CDSE