Securing the Arctic: Interview with Commander Brian May


Defence iQ are pleased to present an exclusive interview with Commander Brian May, Associate Centre Director at the Atlantic Research Centre for Defense Research and Development Canada ahead of the Arctic Security conference taking place at the Scandic Sluseholmen, Copenhagen, Denmark on 23-24 April 2024.

Read the interview here:

In this interview, Commander Brian May shares the challenges inherent in Arctic security and the innovative solutions being taken to address and secure the region. He will be speaking on day-two of the upcoming Arctic Security conference. Attendees for this two-day event will have the opportunity to hear from key regional actors and industry as they discuss how they are addressing the complex challenges of maritime operations in freezing waters and preparing personnel for operations in Arctic climates.

Interested parties can register at

Arctic Security

Join us to:

  • Meet with senior military leaders in an intimate setting to make new connections and engage in productive discussions to forge new partnerships with industry experts.
  • Attend focused briefings on the current security priorities of Arctic nations to gain an insight into the ways that nations are defending their territories and utilising specialist capabilities in cold environments.
  • Participate in facilitated discussions with key Arctic stakeholders to share expertise and find solutions for the challenges that cold-weather operations present.
  • Examine the Arctic as a key region for NATO security and learn from leading armed forces currently operating in these environments to improve readiness to combat threats in the Arctic.

View the agenda and expert speaker line-up at

Sponsored by:

2-Star Partner: Northrop Grumman
1-Star Partners: Davie Shipbuilding

Arctic Security
23 – 24 April, 2024
Scandic Sluseholmen, Copenhagen, Denmark