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INNOVATION

Land FORCES 2021 Innovation

INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY FOR THE FUTURE FORCE CONFERENCE

Date:
Thursday 3 June
Time:
1000 – 1600
Registration:
This event will be open to all LAND FORCES trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates.
Registration will open at a later date.
Location:
Meeting Room M3, Mezzanine Level, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

 

The one-day Innovation and Technology for the Future Force Conference will focus on technologies and capabilities for the future ADF and the ecosystem driving innovation for future ADF capability, including Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG), published government strategy on defence and innovation and the agencies that facilitate development and funding.

Guided by a Conference Chair eminent in the field, topics will include power generation, next generation soldier connectivity, AI and Cyber.

The conference will include presentation of the LAND FORCES Innovation Awards and the LAND FORCES Innovation Pitchfest prizes.

The Conference will promote relationships between DSTG, Industry and Academia, and highlight the issues, infrastructure and ecosystem guiding innovation for future ADF capability.

INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE TIMELINE:
Thursday 3 June 1000 - 1500
The Innovation and Technology for the Future Force Conference is scheduled over one day to include three sessions - these will include breaks for morning tea and lunch with time to visit the LAND FORCES exposition floor.
Session One: 1000 - 1040
Session Two: 1110 - 1240
Session Three: 1400 - 1550

INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY PROVISIONAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM:

Speaker / Event Time Topic / Notes
Session One: 1000 - 1040  
Keynote Speaker
DSTG -
Invited
1000 POTENTIALLY: Tackling unique technology challenges in the land environment
LAND FORCES 2021
Innovation Awards and Pitchfest Prizes Presentation
1030

Presented by Keynote Speaker

Morning Break 1040 Speakers and delegates visit the exhibit
Session Two: 1110 - 1240  
Mr Brad Yelland
Chief Technical Officer
BAE Systems Australia
1110 Autonomy and Robotics – R&D’s role interpreting customers’ needs and preparing to meet them
Mr Paul McLachlan AO, CSC
CEO, Elbit Systems Australia
1140 Next generation soldier connectivity – The R&D challenges
Ms Bernadette Brown
Director, Cogito Group
1210 The cyber dimension – the Jellyfish system and an SME’s experience of R&D with Defence
Lunch 1240 Speakers and delegates visit the exhibit
Session Three: 1400 - 1550  
DSTG - Invited 1400 POTENTIALLY: Impact – how does a game-changer actually change the game? STaR Shots as an R&D Focus
Dr Mark Hodge
CEO
DMTC
1430 Force Protection – From Diggerworks to today
PANEL DISCUSSION
Dr Mark Hodge
Mr Paul McLachlan
Ms Bernadette Brown
Mr Brad Yelland
DSTG - Invited
1500 Emergent threats driving technology needs – Getting new technology into
service faster
Close 1550  
LAND FORCES 2021
Networking Drinks:
1600 - 1700 Exposition Floor

Program correct as of 12/03/2021

For any conference enquires, please contact Peta Richards at prichards@amda.com.au