On 4th February 2019, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a roundtable discussion entitled “Innovation in the Hungarian defense sector”, which focused on the outlook for research + development activities within the Hungarian armed forces.
On 30 August, former Brazilian ambassador to Budapest Sergio Eduardo Moreira Lima visited the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade in his capacity as president of the Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation (Fundação Alexandre de Gusmão, FUNAG).
Several experts of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade attended the 19th Euro-Atlantic Summer University, held between 22-27th July, 2018. Director Márton Ugrósdy as well as Bence Németh, Tamás Levente Molnár, Máté Szalai and Gergely Varga research fellows participated in the event organized jointly by the Budapest Garrison Brigade "Vitéz Sándor Szurmay" and the Center for Strategic and Defense Studies of the National University of Public Service in Szolnok.
Márton Ugrósdy represented IFAT at the 10th European Economic Congress in Katowice, Poland on May 14-15.