Event reporting

The Summit brought together speakers and delegates from government, Defence, industry and academia to consider the expansion of the space industry across Australia.

Bringing together Australian Defence and government leaders, industry and researchers, the Summit focused on how Australia can grow its space sector, be ready to meet opportunities and respond to threats.

On 14 June, ADM flew over Brisbane on a Bell 429 helicopter.

Land Forces 2021 was held in Brisbane on June 1-3. ADM captured some of the week's highlights and spoke to companies of all sizes about why they're at the exhibition and the unique value they bring to Defence.

There appears to have been a big turnout at Land Forces 2021 despite the on-going lockdown in Victoria, a scheduling clash with Senate estimates, and protests both outside and inside the venue.

Coincident with the Chief of Army Symposium, the Army Innovation Day, Army Robotics Exposition and Quantum Technology Challenge provided an insight into emerging technologies the service is seeking.

Kicking off yesterday, the Australian Association of Unmanned Systems (AAUS) conference has seen the gathering of both civil and military delegates to hear about the latest technology and policy.

The 2021 ADM Congress brought speakers and delegates together at a Covid-safe event at the National Convention Centre in Canberra yesterday, which for many was the first return to a face-to-face format since the pandemic began.

Chief Information Officer Steve Pearson gave his annual update to industry as a keynote, thanking his industry partners for their work this year, in particular during the COVID-19 period which has seen the organisation face many challenges.

ADF service chiefs weighed in to recent debates on whether the ADF should have a dedicated firefighting capability at Congress on Wednesday.

The biennial Singapore Airshow is normally a must-attend event for companies wishing to do business in the Asia-Pacific region - but not in 2020.

DSEI Japan 2019 was an important beginning for a local defence industry that is slowly warming to the idea of international co-operation.

On Friday last week, representatives of over 200 companies interested in contracting with defence companies gathered in the Ipswich Civic Centre.

ADM’s seventh annual Northern Australia Defence summit has taken place in Darwin.

In addition to our usual editorial coverage, the ADM team conducted video interviews of a range of exhibiting companies at Pacific 2019.

The Pacific 2019 tradeshow took place at the International Convention Centre in Sydney’s Darling Harbour this week.