The Council on Geostrategy is delighted to be organising and hosting the First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2024, together with a consortium of British universities, on Tuesday 14th May and Wednesday 15th May 2024 at Lancaster House. It is the second year in a row the Council on Geostrategy has been chosen to deliver the annual flagship conference of the Royal Navy.

This year’s conference will focus on a particularly important and long-term topic – the future of the Royal Navy, specifically its vision for 2040. The conference will aim not only to articulate, but also to deliver this vision by fostering a dialogue between the private and public sectors and by bringing together officers, officials, parliamentarians, industry, media and academia.

First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2023

Find out more about last year’s First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2023 here.

The Venue

The majority of the conference proceedings will take place at Lancaster House. Situated opposite Buckingham Palace, this historic 19th century building, with a rich political and royal history, provided a magnificent setting for the Sea Power Conference. 

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Future Maritime Leaders’ Laboratory

Following the success of the inaugural Future Maritime Leaders’ Laboratory at the First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2023, we will be hosting the second iteration of the Future Maritime Leaders’ Laboratory on Monday 14th May 2024 at King’s College, London.

First Sea Lord’s Essay Competition 2024

The Council on Geostrategy is delighted to announce the launch of the First Sea Lord’s Essay Contest 2024. The winners will receive a cash prize and an in-person invitations to the First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2024 and will have a prize presented by Adm. Sir Ben Key, the First Sea Lord, at the conference.

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We are looking to actively engage industry leaders and kindly ask for the support of the private sector for the different elements of the conference. If you would be interested in sponsoring the First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2024, please contact John Dobson, Policy Relations and Memberships Officer.

Ticketing

There is an opportunity to purchase tickets for the First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2024. For all ticket related enquiries, please contact John Dobson, Policy Relations and Memberships Officer.

Contact

For general enquiries about the First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2024, please email [email protected]

For media enquiries about the First Sea Lord’s Sea Power Conference 2024, please email [email protected]

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