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WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference 2018
WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference 2018
Date: October 2018 - Tuesday 30 October 2018
Location: Crown Towers, Perth ,

While the trend toward an increasingly integrated Indo-Pacific was initially viewed from the perspective of economics, trade and energy flows, it is increasingly apparent that the rise of the Indo-Pacific era also has major implications for national defence and regional security.

The 2018 Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference will convene strategic thinkers from the military, industry, academic and government in Perth Australia, home to Australia’s largest naval base, a growing defence industry, and a vibrant civic and academic community.

Defence West in the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation in partnership with the Perth USAsia Centre at The University of Western Australia will convene the 2018 Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference. This event will examine the broader geo-strategic environment of the Indo-Pacific and the important role Australia will continue to play in the region via its expertise in defence capability and resources. We also hope to showcase regional opportunities to WA-based industries, as well as national and international stakeholders.
 
This conference will promote the State’s defence capability to national and international defence stakeholders. The aim is to provide new and relevant information from high-level speakers to educate and inspire our local industry, and to assist them in becoming world class and globally competitive (export ready).

Date: Wednesday 12 - Friday 14 June 2019
Location: QT Hotel Canberra
Join distinguished international and Australian speakers for two days of debate on the future of warfare. ASPI’s War in 2025 conference will consider the key drivers that could lead to conflict in the next decade, how the relative power dynamics between the great powers are changing, multidomain warfare now and in 2025, what technologies will shape future warfare, information operations, and the next Defence White Paper.
Date: Wednesday 17 - Wednesday 17 April 2019
Location: Engineering Australia, Victoria
The ASPI China masterclass is a one-day intensive event that will give participants a strategic understanding of how China is seeking to shape the world around it. Participants will learn and debate with specialists on China with deep knowledge of the current security, political and thematic landscapes. The Masterclass will track China’s global and regional ambitions, and review the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP)  investments in cyber, intelligence, defence, space & social credit. This event will offer a deeper understanding of China, the CCP and its rapidly evolving place in the world and explore the policy implications for Australia and the Indo-Pacific region more broadly.
Date: Monday 15 - Monday 15 April 2019
Location: Canberra, Australia
The ASPI China masterclass is a one-day intensive event that will give participants a strategic understanding of how China is seeking to shape the world around it. Participants will learn and debate with specialists on China with deep knowledge of the current security, political and thematic landscapes. The Masterclass will track China’s global and regional ambitions, and review the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP)  investments in cyber, intelligence, defence, space & social credit. This event will offer a deeper understanding of China, the CCP and its rapidly evolving place in the world and explore the policy implications for Australia and the Indo-Pacific region more broadly.
Date: Friday 5 - Sunday 7 April 2019
Location: Darwin, NT
The International Military Writers’ Festival is a three-day festival running from 5-7 April 2019. The Festival will feature author talks, panel discussions and literary sessions bringing together writers, historians and researchers from around Australia to entertain, inform and inspire those with a passion for wartime history. The Writers’ Festival will open on Friday 5 April with a welcoming address by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC, and then an evening address, The Day Everything Changed, from Festival Ambassador Peter FitzSimons. With his trademark dry wit and sincere passion for history, Peter will explore the events surrounding the initial bombing of Darwin on 19 February 1942 - a milestone that changed Darwin and Australia forever.
Date: Tuesday 19 - Tuesday 19 March 2019
Location: Engineering Australia, Victoria
Lockheed Martin Australia invites companies to nominate up to 2 representatives to register interest in attending the Combat System Industry Forum by using the link below.   The Future Submarine Combat System Program presents an opportunity for Australian Industry to participate in an exciting and strategically important program to build and maintain an enduring and regionally superior Australian submarine capability. Lockheed Martin Australia is offering representatives from companies who have registered their interest in participating in the Combat System Program to attend an unclassified Combat System Industry Forum in Melbourne.  LMA is seeking to ensure that all companies registered (both with and without Defence security clearances) have an opportunity to attend a Combat System Industry Forum and receive an update on progress and status of the Combat System Program.

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