NPSE Alumni

About the Executive Program

Meet some of our NPSE Alumni and experience an exclusive networking community

Alumni Program Benefits

  • Access to interactive discussions on emerging NATO-wide priorities, trends in defence procurement and R&D opportunities.
  • Partake in exclusive briefing presentations by NATO Senior Officials on current geopolitical trends and risks.
  • Briefings by Government of Canada officials on defence procurement through NATO and participation in NATO working groups.
  • Opportunities to meet with NATO-Member Delegations one-on-one in Brussels.
  • Exclusive access to Samuel Group Defence and Security industry events and programming.
  • Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Government (B2G) networking opportunities.

Past Participating Companies

Alumni News & Events

Stay up-to-date with the Alliance and its network


US NPSE 2023 Washington D.C & NATO Norfolk visit program will be available to all NPSE Alumni June 1, 2023. Please watch for upcoming details.

DIANA’s Pilot Challenges

June 23, 2023
The DIANA challenge programme starts with a competitive call for proposals targeting three strategic focus areas: energy resilience, secure information sharing, and sensing and surveillance. Derived from defence and security needs across the Alliance, informed by the state-of-development of commercial technologies, and designed for deep tech innovators - our programme seeks your help.

Welcome to the DIANA Portal

In preparation for our first Challenges launching in June 2023, we invite you to join our network. Please register your interest as a potential applicant, industry partner, investor, or other active member of our growing Allied innovation ecosystem. Journalists are also welcome to register for updates. The DIANA Challenge programme is a competitive call for proposals from deep tech innovators with dual-use application.

17th NATO Operations Research and Analysis (OR&A) Conference

October 30, 2023
As part of the continuous development of the NATO OR&A Community of Interest, the OR&A Conference will bring together analysts from NATO commands and agencies, national defense analysis and research organizations, centers of excellence, academia, and industry to experience an exciting program with plenty of opportunities for discussion and debate.


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Canadian Industry Engagement with NATO SACT

The Policy Insights Forum has organized a private event to welcome NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation together with AWS Canada.

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