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CONFERENCES

DEFENCE INDUSTRY AND INNOVATION PROGRAMS & POLICY SETTINGS

Date:
Tuesday 4 September 2018
Time:
1030 - 1230
Registration:
This event is open and complimentary to LAND FORCES 2018 trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates. Click here to register and make your expression of interest to attend (please note that your expression of interest does not guarantee you a place; Numbers at the LAND FORCES 2018 complimentary conferences are limited and spaces are not guaranteed. Attendance is subject to availability and is on a first come, first served basis).
Location:
Room L2 & L3 combined, Ground Level, Adelaide Convention Centre

 

This 2hour session will include key speakers from the Department of Defence and will provide an update on defence industry and innovation programs and policy settings.  Briefings will cover: the Defence Industrial Capability Plan, Defence Exports Office, Defence Innovation System (Defence Innovation Hub and Next Generation Technologies Fund) and the Centre for Defence Industry Capability.

Time Agenda Item Presenter
10:30 - 10:40
(10 minutes)
Welcome The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Defence Industry
10:40 - 10:55
(15 minutes)
Industry Policy Update Dr. Sheridan Kearnan, First Assistant Secretary Industry Policy
10:55 - 11:15
(25 minutes)
Defence Innovation Hub Mr. Benjamin Hayes, Assistant Secretary Defence Capability and Innovation
11:15 - 11:25
(10 minutes)
Next Generation Technologies Fund Mr Jan Drobik, Program Leader Innovation
11:25 - 11:40
(15 minutes)
Defence Export Strategy Mr Damien Chifley, Executive Director, Australian Defence Export Offic
11:40 - 11:55
(15 minutes)
Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) Mr. Andrew Garth, General Manager, Centre for Defence Industry Capability
11:55 - 12:25
(30 minutes)
Q&A Panel
  • Mr Benjamin Hayes, Assistant Secretary Defence Capability and Innovation
  • Mr Jan Drobik, Program Leader Innovation
  • Mr Andrew Garth, General Manager, CDIC
  • Ms Alexandra Kelton, Assistant Secretary, Defence Industry
  • Mr Damien Chifley, Executive Director, Australian Defence Export Office
  • Dr Sheridan Kearnan, First Assistant Secretary Industry Policy
12:25 - 12:30
(5 minutes)
Closing Remarks Dr. Sheridan Kearnan, First Assistant Secretary Industry Policy

 

For more information:
Jo Hon
Director, Defence Capability & Innovation
Department of Defence
Email: jo.hon@defence.gov.au