Latin America Defence and Security Briefing

Latin America Defence and Security Briefing, organised in partnership with  DIT Defence & Security Organisation

Department for International Trade

This event will provide attendees with a series of briefings on the defence, security and political

environment across the region, and the opportunity to meet London-based UK

Government officials and British Embassy staff working in the region.

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Proposed format:

09:00 - 09:30 Arrival and registration

09:30 - 09:45 Introduction

• Words of welcome (housekeeping and agenda – Mark Goldby, Assistant Head, Americas and Caribbean DIT DSO)

• Canning House, CEO, Cristina Cortes

• Director DSO, Simon Everest

09:45 - 12:45 Morning session – briefings from regional experts:

Dr. Phil. Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho, Department of War Studies, King's College London (0945-1015)

Prof. William Moreira, Naval War College, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1015-1045)

Chris Goodwin-Hudson, Founding Director, Watchman Ltd (1045-1115)

Comfort/coffee break

Dr Llyr Jones, Head of Regional Operations, BAE Systems (1130-1200)

Nick Pane, Senior Partner, Control Risks (1200-1230)

George Middleton, Latin America Business Specialist, DIT and Mark Goldby (1230-1245)

Networking Lunch

13:30 - 15:30 Afternoon session - one-to-one discussion opportunities:

• DSO country desk officers

• Military and Security advisors including Army Export Support Team

• DIT defence and security Trade Officers - British Embassy network

• UK Export Finance

15:30 Event close

The Eventbrite page is private. Please email [email protected] for the password. The venue will be disclosed once you have registered for the event. 

Ticket Pricing

Canning House Corporate Members: No charge

Non-Members: £100 + VAT

  • Agenda
  • Arrival and Registration


  • Introduction


  • Morning Section


  • Networking Lunch


  • Event close


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