Exposec-DefenseWorld conference has been established as an important dialogue forum between experts, representatives from international organizations and national decision makers and aim to make a substantial contribution to the formulation of proposals that will promote security, stability in the wider Eastern Mediterranean region and will contribute to the modernization of the country’s Armed Forces.


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Τhe American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Tsomokos S.A. are convening the 8th Annual Exposec-Defenseworld Conference:  Mighty Defence – Mighty Greece to be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the Hellenic Armed Forces Officers Club (LAED), in digital format. 

The Exposec-Defenseworld conference is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defense and the Directorate-General for Defense Investments and Armaments(GDDIA) and has been established as an annual, high-level meeting of representatives of the defense and security sectors.

The priorities and the framework of action of the political leadership of our country and the developments in the fields of defense and security in the international environment are presenting during this annual conference. It is a fact that the dynamics in the wider Eastern Mediterranean region are changing, creating an unstable and dangerous political landscape which our country is called to manage effectively, directly and with diplomatic flexibility, supporting at the same time our national interests and the international peace and stability.

The conference aim to make a substantial contribution to the formulation of proposals that will promote security and stability in the wider Eastern Mediterranean region, utilizing the opportunities offered to our country by its geostrategic position, strengthening defense cooperation in all levels and building bridges of common understanding and cooperation. In an immediate but second priority comes the continuous evolving and adjusting to the new requirements of our age of the Armed Forces of our country and the improvement of  their effectiveness to remain combative and flexible, which is more than ever necessary, not only for the management of the current situation but also for planning of the next day.

Topics to be discussed at the conference include:

- Defining Mechanisms for Closer Defense Collaboration between Greece and the United States

- Defence Procurement: Overcoming Challenges and Managing Expectations

- Arming Local Defense Companies for Growth

- Greek Shipbuilding Industry: Revitalization and development through synergies