The theme of the CDF Conference is Beyond Asymmetry: Counterinsurgency and Stabilisation in the 21st Century.
Speakers will include: Lieutenant General John Mulholland, US Army; Associate Professor Dr. Joseph Chinyong Liow, Nanyang Technological University; Colonel Alexander Alderson, British Army; Professor William Maley, Australian National University; Clive Williams MG, Australian National University; Commodore Richard Menhinick, Australian Defence College; Major General (Retd) Michael G. Smith AO, Asia Pacific Civil-Military Centre of Excellence; Benjamin Schreer, Australian National University; and Celeste Ward Gventer, RAND Corporation.
Registrations close on Friday 15 October 2010.
With the recent acquisition of Qantas Defence Services and M5 Security Network, US defence and aerospace giant Northrop Grumman has become a major player in Australia, through its local subsidiary Northrop Grumman Australia. Acting Editor Nigel Pittaway spoke with Chief Executive Ian Irving recently to find out more about the company and its plans in Australia.