International Defence Equipment and Services Exhibition „HEMUS 2024”
Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 05 - 08 June 2024

International conference

Traditionally, "Hemus" is accompanied by an International Scientific Conference, which is organized by the Defense Institute "Professor Tsvetan Lazarov". In 2024, during the sixteenth edition of the exhibition, the XII International Scientific Conference will be held. The conference will take place within the framework of "Research аnd Innovation for Security, Defence and Space Week", an element of the official program of the Belgian Presidency of the EU.

The theme of the conference is "Research, innovation and industrial cooperation - a paradigm for adequate defense".

Two scientific sessions will be organized during the conference:

Session 1: “Innovation in Security and Defence”:

- Innovations in NATO defense technologies and systems;

- Innovations for the Modernization of the Armed Forces.

 Session 2: "Scientific  Research, Technology and Security and Defense Systems":

 - Weapons, combat systems and technologies;

- Communication and information systems and technologies, cyber security;

- Military-political, social and economic aspects of defense;

- Energy efficiency in defense;

- Force Protection (engineering provision, NCBP and air defense);

- Logistics;

- Medicine and Health Management

For more information, information about the Conference: program, terms of participation, registration, etc. please follow the link -

Contact person from the Defense Institute, in connection with participation in the conference:

Prof. Rosen Iliev, PhD
phone: + 359 2 922 18 21,
fax: + 359 2 922 18 08,