Ministry of Defence organises series of eight webinars in the run up to the Defexpo 2022

New Delhi: Ministry of Defenceis hosting the 12th edition of prestigious biennial defence exhibition Def Expo 2022 from 10th to 13th Mar 2022 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. This mega defence International Exhibition is focussing on Land, Air, Naval, Internal Homeland security and electronic systems. The event provides a unique opportunity for firms within the defence industry to showcase their capabilities, products & services to the targeted audience of Industry leaders and business decision makers. Government of India with policy initiative of ‘Make in India” and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat” believes that India has tremendous potential to become a leading supplier of complete defence solutions to many of its friendly nations. Theme for Defexpo 2022 is “India-The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub”.

In the run up to the Defexpo, a series of 8 webinars are being conducted between January 20, 2022 and February 24, 2022 with participation from leading luminaries and eminent speakers. The Defexpo webinars are focused on path breaking topics and will be streamed worldwide.

The details of webinars, schedule, speaker’s profile, and the link for participation for each webinar session are made available on Defexpo website ( The schedule of the webinar is as follows:-

Webinar schedule

Sl. No Date Conducting Organization/Speaker Topic
1 20/01/2022

15:00hrs -16:30 hrs

SIDM Opportunities and way ahead for India’s role in global Defence manufacturing
2 24/01/2022

11:00 hrs-12:00 hrs

Synergia Foundation

Sh. Tobby Simon

President, Synergia Foundation and other eminent speakers

The Future of warfare (Primarily in Asia)
3 03/02/2022

15:30 hrs-17:00 hrs

ASSOCHAM Synergy of policies of GOI for ease of doing business
4 09/02/2022

15:00 hrs-16:00 hrs


Chairman, DRDO

Building ecosystem for advanced Technology based systems
5 11/02/2022

15:30 hrs-17:00 hrs

ASSOCHAM Addressing gaps in Defence Production: Industry 4.0, Additive manufacturing etc.
6 14/02/2022

11:00 hrs-12:00 hrs


Sh.Achandrasekaran, Director/Aircraft, DGAQA

Recent QA initiatives in the field of Military Aviation
7 17/02/2022

15:00 hrs-16:00 hrs

Bharat Chamber Rejuvenating Defence Production and Exports from Eastern India
8 24/02/2022

15:00 hrs-16:45 hrs

Bharat Shakti


Sh. Nitin Gokhale

Indian Defence Industry’s growth linked umbilically to MSMEs

The webinars are being streamed live on YouTube channel of Department of Defence Production and the recordings of webinars are also being made available on Defexpo 2022 website.