The Hybrid Centre of Excellence held its first Deterrence Conference on 5-6 June in Helsinki. Over 100 participants from 22 EU and NATO states including Georgia, Singapore and Australia attended. In depth talks covered the value of attribution, private-public partnerships and collaborative working. EU commissioner Julian King provided a keynote speech along with speakers and panelists from the UK, US, Spain, EU, NATO, Estonia, Australia and private sector providing expert analysis.
The event was welcomed by the participants as it shared new ideas to improve government capabilities and forge new networks.