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The International Defence Conference (IDC) is a merged and consolidated of two signature conferences, namely; Abu Dhabi International Offset Conference (ADIOC) which was managed and organized by Tawazun Economic Council and IDEX Conference managed by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence and the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces. The theme of IDC 2023 Conference is “Adaption, Exploration, Transformation: Reimagining Security, Society, and the Human Experience in an age of Disruption”.

The event will take place at ADNOC Business Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE in-person.
The event will also be live streamed and attendees can view it virtually. Both formats will be attended by invitations only.

Sunday 16th February 2025 08:00-14:00 (UAE Time Zone – GMT+4)

There is no registration fee. The in-person event is by invitation only, and the virtual event can be accessed online if you receive an online invitation.

You can only access the in-person IDC Conference if you hold an IDC invitation in addition to the IDEX badge. IDEX exhibition badge does not get you access. However, if you are registered with IDEX and NAVDEX newsletter and database, you will receive an e-invitation to the virtual broadcast of the conference.

The latest agenda and confirmed speakers is available via the IDC website, which will be uploaded soon.

Yes, the venue has free Wi-Fi during the conference dates

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