Event reporting

The organisation has been overwhelmed with applications this year.

The NSW Standing Committee on State Development conducted the 'Defence Industry in NSW' hearing on Thursday, with representatives from defence advocacy groups, SMEs and primes all giving evidence.

It was standing room only at the 14th ADM Congress in Canberra on 7 February.

The fifth annual ADM Defence Estate and Base Services Summit was held in Canberra on September 21, attracting delegates from across Defence, government and industry. The event this year was the biggest ever, with over 250 people attending the one-day conference.

Around 250 delegates from Defence and industry attended the 2015 annual ADM Congress on February 10. Held in Canberra’s Hyatt Hotel, the Congress was the 12th in the series of Defence/Industry Conferences and chaired by AI Group’s John O’Callaghan. The new-look one-day event culminated in the ADM/DMO Awards for Excellence, including the presentation of the coveted Essington Lewis Trophies.

Held in conjunction with the NT Government, the second ADM Northern Australia Defence Summit was held in the Darwin Convention Centre on October 15th & 16th.

The imperative in future warfare to dominate and fully exploit the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum and the challenges faced by the ADF in achieving this were recurring themes at what was billed as Australia’s only combined EW/IO/EMS/Cyber Operations convention.

As Australia continues the discussion on how to develop the continent’s vast northern region, political and business leaders are asking what role the Defence Force can play in the overall strategy.

The fourth ADM Cyber Security Summit was notable for a continuing lack of a cohesive resourceful Government approach to major threats.

The Australian Chapter of the Association of Old Crows (AOC) will host its 2014 biennial AOC Australasia Convention in Adelaide at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide on 18-19 August.

Held on February 25 and 26, the event was the 11th in the series and attendees heard from a wide range of individual speakers and panelists, from Defence Minister Senator David Johnston and Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert, DMO chief Warren King, DSTO Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky, through to representatives from the major industry primes and Small to Medium Enterprises (SME).

Held in Adelaide 4-5 December 2013, the ADM Defence Global Supply Chains Summit attracted delegates and representatives from across Defence, government and industry. Click here for the conference report.

Held at the Darwin Conference Centre on October 29 and 30, the inaugural ADM Northern Australia Defence Summit attracted 140 delegates and representatives from across Defence, government and industry. Click here for the conference report.

The 2nd annual ADM Defence Support Services Summit was held at the Hyatt Hotel in Canberra on September 19th, attracting around 180 registered delegates. Click here for the conference report.

With a range of local and international speakers, the 3rd ADM Cyber Security Conference provided an array of viewpoints and information relevant to the increasingly important domain of cyber. Click here for the conference report.