Chief of Defence Force Conference 2010

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.

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From the Source: Lockheed Martin Australia CEO Vince Di Pietro

After 40 years in the RAN, Vince Di Pietro has recently taken over as Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Australia at a time when the company is targeting some of Defence’s biggest programs. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing caught up with him in Canberra to talk about the challenges and opportunities ahead.