NDIS 2022

Join us for discussions on Nordic capability needs, future acquisitions, and cooperation at NDIS, June 1-2, 2022. Denmark’s Minister of Defense is the keynote speaker at the event.

What can I expect?

The bi-annual Nordic Defence Industry Seminar (NDIS) is in 2022 is hosted by Denmark. The seminar is arranged by the Danish Ministry of Defence, the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), and the DI Danish Defence and Security Association (DI FoS). 

NDIS is organized within the framework of the Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO). The main aim and purpose of NORDEFCO is to strengthen the participating nations’ defence, explore common synergies and facilitate efficient common solutions. NDIS allows for networking, knowledge exchange, business-to-business, and government-to-business that supports the NORDEFCO aim.

The event will include seminars and discussions with speakers including Denmark's Minister of Defence, National Armaments Directors, and key industry leaders from the Nordic countries. There will also be an exhibition of primarily the Nordic defence industries.

NDIS attracts around 300 attendees and will be a great opportunity to meet and network with decision-makers from the Nordic governments, armed forces and industry, and stakeholders.

Main topics of NDIS 2022:

  • National capability needs – future armed forces – a longer perspective
  • Armed forces demand to acquisition today and in the future
  • Security of supply and total defence
  • EU and the European Defence Fund
  • NORDIC cooperation opportunities


Verner Kristiansen as moderator   

NDIS 2022 will be moderated by Verner Kristiansen. Verner Kristiansen has thirty years of experience in strategic communication and international development. He has worked for the UN, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Copenhagen-based think tank Monday Morning. Results-orientation of interactive conferences is a particular interest he has developed over the past ten years of advisory services to decision-makers and practitioners in private companies, governments, and civil society. Further details and references are on www.vernerkristiansen.dk.

What do I need to know?

NDIS 2022 will take place at the Confederation of Danish Industry at Industriens Hus, Copenhagen.  

The event will start with an icebreaker on the afternoon/evening of May 31, 2022. This will be an opportunity for you to register for the event and network with other participants. Drinks and snacks will be served.

The seminar will take place on June 1-2, 2022. June 1, 2022, will finish with a joint dinner with room for networking. June 2, 2022, will finish with a joint lunch.

Everything is included in the price.



We will recommend you to stay at Wakeup Copenhagen, with which The Confederation of Danish Industry has an agreement. You will receive a booking link to the hotel in your confirmation e-mail. 

The programme below will be updated with speakers continuously. 



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Join the exhibition at NDIS 2022

You can book stands in two sizes - 1x1 meter (DKK 3400 + VAT) and 3 x 2 meters (DKK 6800 + VAT)
We kindly ask you to respect these measurements and not bring modules that exceed this limit. 

The price includes 1 poseur table, wi-fi, and power (230 Volt). 

Please note that there is a limited amount of stands.

Platinum sponsorship


  • Add in conference programme (210x207 mm)
  • Logo in the list of sponsors on conference website and conference programme
  • Banner on the conference website (1500x500)
  • Video shown during breaks (max 2 minutes)
  • Logo on break slides
  • One seat at the VIP-dinner table
  • Stand (6x2 m)
Gold sponsorship


  • Add in conference programme (210x297 mm)
  • Logo in the list of sponsors on conference website and conference programme
  • Banner on the conference website (1500x500)
  • Video shown during breaks (max 1 minute)
  • Stand (3x2 m)


    • (May 31) 17.00-19.00 Registration & networking

      Drinks & snacks will be served

    • 09.00-10.00 Registration, exhibition and a light breakfast

    • 10.00-10.15 Welcome

      Joachim Finkielman, Director DI FoS & Lieutenant General Kim Jesper Jørgensen, Director DALO

    • 10.20-10.40 Lead in – security situation

      Verner Kristiansen, moderator

    • 10.45-12.00 National capability needs – future armed forces: a longer perspective

    • 12.00-12.15 Keynote speech

      Morten Bødskov, The Danish Minister of Defence

    • 12.30-13.30 Lunch - exhibition

    • 14.00-15.30 Armed forces demand/requirement to acquisition today and in the future

    • 15.30-16.00 Break

    • 16.00-17.30 Security of supply and total defence

    • 17.30-19.00 Mingle - exhibition

    • 19.00-22.00 Official dinner

    • 08.00-09.00 Arrival and light breakfast

    • 09.00-10.15 EU and the European Defence Fund

    • 10.15-11.00 Pause

    • 11.00-12.00 Nordic cooperation opportunities

    • 12.00-12.15 Concluding remarks

    • 12.15-14.00 Lunch - exhibition

    • 14.00 Exhibition closes

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