AIDN National Annual Dinner
Date: February 2018 - Wednesday 14 February 2018
Location: Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ,

The AIDN National Dinner is unique as it provides an opportune and effective occasion for you to mix with senior defence and industry personnel and small medium enterprise (SME) representatives. The Hon, Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence Industry is confirmed as our guest speaker.

 Invitees include the Hon Mike Kelly AM Shadow Assistant Minister for Defence Industry and Support, the Defence Secretary Greg Moriarty, heads of the Defence Forces and representatives of the Australian Prime and SME defence industry.

 The evening will commence at 7.00pm for pre-dinner drinks. The dress code is black tie with miniatures, or dark lounge suit/equivalent.

Date: Monday 26 - Monday 26 March 2018
Location: The National Press Club, Canberra ,
Date: Thursday 8 - Thursday 8 March 2018
Location: The National Press Club, Canberra ,
Date: Monday 19 - Monday 19 February 2018
Location: The National Press Club, Canberra ,
C3i is pleased to announce the next in the Defence Watch series of Meet the Chiefs industry briefings, featuring Mr Steven Pearson, Chief Information Officer. DATE:            Monday 19th February, 2018 VENUE:         The National Press Club, Canberra, ACT Speakers: •             Mr Steven Pearson, Chief Information Officer•             Mr Mohan Aiyaswami, Chief Technology Officer (to be confirmed)•             Rear Admiral Michael Rothwell, Head ICT Operations•             Mr Paul Cazaz, First Assistant Secretary, ICT Delivery AGENDA: 1030       Coffee And Registration 1055       Introduction 1100       Mr Steven Pearson, Chief Information Officer1130       Mr Mohan Aiyaswami, Chief Technology Officer (to be confirmed)1150       Rear Admiral Michael Rothwell, Head ICT Operations1210       Mr Paul Cazaz, First Assistant Secretary, ICT Delivery1230       Panel Q & A 1300       Wind Up1305       Lunch1400       Close
Date: Monday 5 - Monday 5 February 2018
Location: Katherine Town Council, NT ,
We hear a lot about what Defence is doing, not just in our region but nationally, but how do you get into this expanding industry? How can you improve your chances of being selected as a supplier? Come and listen to Primes from within the Defence Infrastructure and Platform support sectors and gain some invaluable insight!
Date: Monday 16 - Thursday 19 April 2018
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ,
The Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) is organising a Team Defence Australia stand at Defence Services Asia 2018 and has called for Expression of Interest applications for companies wanting to showcase their products and services on the stand. The original deadline for submission of EOIs has passed, however, there are still limited spaces available on the stand. If you are interested in attending, please contact Team Defence Australia via Ruth Reston at CDIC by phone on: 02 6243 7069 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak65c351f50e47b27227eb5d72c7aa9a30').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy65c351f50e47b27227eb5d72c7aa9a30 = 'ruth.reston2' + '@'; addy65c351f50e47b27227eb5d72c7aa9a30 = addy65c351f50e47b27227eb5d72c7aa9a30 + 'industry' + '.' + 'gov' + '.' + 'au'; var addy_text65c351f50e47b27227eb5d72c7aa9a30 = 'ruth.reston2' + '@' + 'industry' + '.' + 'gov' + '.' + 'au';document.getElementById('cloak65c351f50e47b27227eb5d72c7aa9a30').innerHTML += ''+addy_text65c351f50e47b27227eb5d72c7aa9a30+''; DSA 2018 will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 16 to 19 April. The event will showcase a range of international capabilities in sophisticated hardware and electronic warfare in land, air and sea defence, battlefield healthcare products/technology, training and simulation systems and police and security peripherals. The event brings together 1,300 companies from 60 countries and is a regular event on the TDA program.


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