Our 2022
Livestream

FULL AGENDA

FULL AGENDA

Schedule and Agenda

1 April 2022

11:30 AM

Welcome drinks & networking

12:15 AM

Welcome & Acknowledgment of Country from Defence Connect

William Magee
William Magee
Director Commercial Growth – Defence and Security, Momentum Media
12:20 PM

Introduction from Stan Grant

Hear from Stan Grant, global international affairs political reporter, as he unpacks the current state of defence from a global perspective and what it means for Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Stan will interpret and analyse the latest in election news and provide a wrap of the federal budget handed down just a few days prior.

Stan Grant
Stan Grant
International Affairs Editor , The Australian Broadcasting Corporation
12:40 PM

Welcome from our Principal Partner

12:45 PM

Welcome Address & Overview, Shadow Minister for Defence Industry

Hear from the Shadow Minister for Defence Industry and Shadow Minister Assisting for Small Business Matt Keogh MP as he details the Opposition's plans for defence and defence industry. Take part in an interactive discussion between Matt Keogh MP and veteran journalist Stan Grant as they unpack the most pressing questions in Defence and defence industry, and Labor's plans for the sector.

Stan Grant
Stan Grant
International Affairs Editor , The Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Matt Keogh MP
Matt Keogh MP
Shadow Minister for Defence Industry
01:20 PM

Lunch and networking

02:20 PM

Welcome Back from Stan Grant

Stan Grant
Stan Grant
International Affairs Editor , The Australian Broadcasting Corporation
02:25 PM

Introduction from Precision Public Affairs

Sarah Cullens
Sarah Cullens
Founder & Managing Director , Precision Public Affairs
02:28 PM

Keynote: Minister for Defence Industry

Hear from the Minister for Defence Industry and Minister for Science and Technology Melissa Price as she charts the government’s plans for Defence and defence industry. Take part in an interactive discussion between Minister Price and veteran journalist Stan Grant as they unpack the most pressing questions in Defence and defence industry, and the Coalition's plans for the sector.

The Hon Melissa Price MP
The Hon Melissa Price MP
Minister for Defence Industry
03:08 PM

Networking drinks

04:00 PM

End of luncheon