Land Forces 2024

MELBOURNE CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
11-13 SEPTEMBER 2024

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INNOVATION

INNOVATION AWARDS JUDGING PANEL

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A panel of innovation experts will judge the Land Forces 2024 Innovation Awards, including current and former leaders from leading Australian Defence, Research and Industry organisations including Austrade, Boeing, the Centre for Defence Industry Capability, Defence Science Institute, DMTC Limited, Defence Science and Technology Group and CSIRO.

Mr Tony Quick (Head Judge)
Mr Tony Quick (Head Judge)

Chair
DMTC Ltd

DMTC supports Australian defence capability by advancing the knowledge and technical capability of Australia’s defence industry, through collaborative research projects involving industry and research partners.


Professor Regina Crameri
Professor Regina Crameri

Senior Investment Specialist – Critical Technologies

Professor Regina Crameri graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney in Biomedical Science. She has a PhD in Exercise Science from the University of Sydney and has held teaching positions at the University of Sydney, Australia and Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.


Andrew Garth
Andrew Garth

Advocate, Advisor, and promoter of Defence SME development

Andrew currently collaborates with a small team of business consultants focussing on growing Australia’s innovative Defence SMEs. He has had an extensive multi decade Defence industry career beginning as an Aerospace engineer at BAE SYSTEMS and GKN Aerospace.


Dr Anita Hill, FTSE
Dr Anita Hill, FTSE

Honorary Fellow at CSIRO, Past Executive Director of CSIRO, Office of the Chief Executive Science Leader and Chief of CSIRO Process Science and Engineering

Dr Anita Hill is an Honorary Fellow in the Active Materials Team led by Dr Adrian Trinchi in CSIRO Manufacturing.

Previously she was an Executive Director of CSIRO. Prior to that she was an Office of the Chief Executive Science Leader and Chief of CSIRO Process Science and Engineering.


Paul C Johnson MBE, MSc, Dip Eng (AE), MAICD
Paul C Johnson MBE, MSc, Dip Eng (AE), MAICD

Former Director
AMDA Foundation Limited

Paul graduated with a Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 1972 and with a Master of Science in Aircraft Design from Cranfield Institute of Technology (UK) in 1974.


Dr Gregor Ferguson, Ph.D
Dr Gregor Ferguson, Ph.D

Innovation Coordinator
AMDA Foundation Limited

Dr Gregor Ferguson, Ph.D is the Innovation Coordinator and founder of the Innovation Awards Program at the AMDA Foundation Limited. A former editor of Australian Defence Magazine, he now writes on defence innovation as a freelance.


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