Three Counties Showground, Malvern

A full day, free to attend conference will run alongside the 3CDSE Exhibition. Entry to the Exhibition will provide access to the conference, however due to limited seating, tickets to the conference sessions must be booked in advance.

Highlights from the conference programme, the full details of which will be confirmed shortly:

Speaker Enquiry


The application window is now open for speakers for 3CDSE 2019. We are seeking senior-level speakers from defence and security industry and academia, presenting on relevant topics with an innovation theme.


If you would like to apply for a 20 mins speaker slot, please contact the team below:

Contact the Team



Conference welcome  -  Mr Richard Morgan, Director 3CDSE; Head of Defence, Security & the Forces, Harrison Clark Rickerbys


Keynote Speaker - JFC CAP SP Head


SP Industry Day Declassified Brief - DES ISTAR PDG2 Head & Team Leaders




Science & Technology Programme -  DSTL


Agile Procurement  - DES ISTAR Commercial Head



ADS Workshop


Security Sector Surgery - Dr Hugo Rosemont & Dr Brian Hampson, ADS

A new feature for 3CDSE 2019, join two senior members of the ADS Security and Resilience Team, Dr Hugo Rosemont and Dr Brian Hampson, for a unique, free-to-attend introductory ‘masterclass’ on understanding and accessing the security and resilience market.

Drawing on their collective experience of operating in Government, industry and academia over the past 25 years, the ADS team will deliver insights to participants on the security threat context and how it is seen by the UK Government; outline the structure and operation of the UK security sector, across public and private sectors; provide an overview of the security science and technology landscape; and deliver an overview of security exports and how companies can access support in international markets.

The masterclass will be open to attendees on a first-come-first-served basis; session repeated at 14.00


Security Sector Surgery - Dr Hugo Rosemont & Dr Brian Hampson, ADS


Leading experts from SME industry




Running every 45 minutes with the last session available at 1530. An opportunity for insight into each of the Special Project Capability areas and to engage directly with DE&S Capability Leads. Smaller, bookable, sessions to facilitate networking and open dialogue between DE&S, Science & Technology, Primes and SME’s



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