Initial proposals of Defence24 Days 2023 panels


  1. NATO – the Alliance Strategy in Response to Current and Future Challenges.
  2. Ukraine as the Key Factor to Stabilize Europe.
  3. Military security in the region – implications of cooperation between European countries and Russia.
  4. Prospects for the EU and NATO Development in the Area of Defence and Security.
  5. Sweden and Finland in NATO: Change in Forces Distribution in the Baltic Sea Region.
  6. Indo-Pacific – regional and global threats.
  7. Nuclear potential of Russia – the policy of blackmail. How to counteract it?
  8. The influence of NATO’s Eastern Flank on Euro-Atlantic security.
  9. Is there an Alternative to the US Leadership in Providing the Hard Security of Europe? Political Speculation vs Reality.
  10. Russia and its Capabilities to Rebuild the Military potential. A Threat on the Horizon or Another Facade Change?
  11. Directions of changes in the military doctrine of the Russian Federation as a response to NATO’s transformation and strengthening the Eastern Flank.
  12. The strategy of Russian indirect actions as another option of a hybrid warfare.
  13. Strategic communication – patterns, challenges, limitations. The dynamics of the information environment during the war in Ukraine.
  14. Space. The Importance of the 5th Domain in Operations.
  15. The influence of Information as a Function of a Joint Operation on Shaping the Military Security on the NATO Eastern Flank
  16. The Battle for the Black Sea. Why We Must Help Ukraine Keep its Shores.



  1. How do economic challenges affect international security?
  2. Strengthening  the States and Societies Resilience Against Hybrid Threats – Achievements, Gaps, Challenges.
  3. The role and development of secret services in Poland in the Context of Global Security Environment.
  4. Security on the State Border. Modernization of Security Measures on the EU External Border and More.
  5. Security of Europe – realities resulting from disruptions in energy supplies.
  6. Renewable Energy Sources – opportunities and challenges for the European energy security.
  7. The development of Smart City towards ensuring its safety.
  8. Active counteract against disinformation as a key element of internal and external security.



  1. Polish defence industry to accelerate modernization of the Polish Armed Forces. New opportunities related to the implementation of the Homeland Defence Law.
  2. War in Ukraine – lessons learned for the armed forces development and modernization.
  3. Transformation of the Polish Armored and Mechanized Forces. Creating new divisions and strengthening the existing ones.
  4. How to Counter the quantitative advantage? Operational Capabilities of the Rocket and Artillery Forces.
  5. Multilayered anti-tank defence – lessons learned from the war in Ukraine.
  6. From Wisła to Pilica. Defence of the Polish Airspace.
  7. Gryf, Zefir and Harpy Claw – New Capabilities for Reconnaissance and Attack. Unmanned Aerial Systems.
  8. Helicopters on the modern Battlefield. Future of the Airmobile Forces.
  9. ISTAR and C2 – Crucial Factors to Success on the Battlefield
  10. Integration of Allies’ air force under NATO command. How effectively and efficiently use current and future air platforms?
  11. NATO defence capabilities: building national communication capabilities and challenges of broad modernization. How to make different platforms compatible?
  12. How to build a 300,000 armed forces? Challenges in building operational capabilities and modern training methods.
  13. “Close to the heart” of soldiers – individual equipment.
  14. Engineering capabilities crucial to defence. How to prepare terrain on the modern battlefield.
  15. Lessons learned from Ukraine – modern tactics of urban fights.
  16. The role of autonomous systems and artificial intelligence in the development of military capabilities to run operations.
  17. Development of Space and Cyber Domains to Support Conventional Armed Forces.
  18. EW – Crucial Capability to Support Multi-Domain Operation.



  1. Challenges for the national defence industries – the role of the EU and NATO.
  2. Regional states defence industries cooperation in the context of the armed forces operational capabilities development.
  3. Development of the defence industry production potential – challenges.
  4. Lessons learned from the war in Ukraine versus the economy of modernization and security of supplies.
  5. Urgent strategic and operational needs to replenish equipment and ammunition stocks (a consequence of the war in Ukraine) – are governments and defence industries effective enough?
  6. Life Cycle of Weapons and Military Equipment: A Modernization Challenge for decades. To what extent can NATO and the EU join the Process more effectively?
  7. The defence-aerospace sector in 2035. Perspective directions of industrial development under the auspices of the EU / NATO vs. national needs.
  8. Robotization of the battlefield. Operational, technological and demographic challenges. Should NATO and the EU have decisive voices in the research and development of defense industry projects?



  1. The increasing role of special operations in full-scale conflicts (the instance of Ukraine).
  2. Integration of special operations forces (SOF) with other uniformed services in military operations and territorial defense activity (the example of Ukraine).
  3. The place of intelligence services in contemporary war.
  4. Elitism and a positive image as the basis for building a solid cadre of Polish intelligence services.
  5. The role of special operations forces in the enemy’s framework. Partisan of the 21st century.
  6. Medical segregation in the example of the armed conflict in Ukraine.
  7. Unconventional warfare – the unknown side of the tactics of the Polish January Uprising of 1863.
  8. Tactical Casualty Combat Care – verification of current views.
  9. K9 – Combat dogs in special operations forces.
  10. How to defend cities today.
  11. Women in the intelligence services and special operations forces.