2nd SGRI Conference was held on July 13th 2007 at Alma Graduate School (Bologna) with the financial support of Alenia Aeronautica.

On that occasion, the meeting took the form of a one-day workshop; participants were asked to discuss a statement made by then-Italian Minister of Defence, Arturo Parisi, on «The lack of a culture of defense in Italy».

The Conference was organized around 4 panels, chaired by Anna Caffarena (University of Turin), Alessandro Colombo (University of Milan), Angelo Panebianco (University of Bologna) and Vittorio Emanuele Parsi (Catholic University of Milan).

Final remarks were made by Minister of Defense Arturo Parisi and by then-President of the SISP, Fulvio Attinà.