2022 Indian Ocean Defence and Security Conference

Under the theme ‘Beyond Transits – the emerging security relevance of the Indian Ocean’, the 2022 conference will serve as a platform to highlight Western Australia’s unique geostrategic location and world-class capabilities, knowledge and innovations which serve the national interest.

Focusing on the emerging security relevance of the Indian Ocean, topics will include AUKUS, cyber security, the importance of technology and innovation advancement, and growing sovereign capability and the defence industry. 

Some of the high-profile speakers already confirmed for the conference include India's Ambassador to China Mr Shivshankar Menon, BAE Systems Australia Chief Operating Officer Mr Darren Kirkby, Research Professor at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences Dr Dewi Fortuna Anwar, and Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia Pacific Security Dr Lynn Kuok.

The emergence of Western Australian resource sector innovators in the defence and security space will also take centre stage for the first time, showcasing how technological innovation and advances in the commercial sector may make an increasingly dangerous world safer.

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October

Defence is launching a monthly awareness campaign containing Seaworthiness material on the ODSwR website – Seaworthiness talks.

July

AIDN is pleased to launch the AIDN Young Achiever of the Year program for 2022 and invite you to submit nominations for this prestigious award.

August

Join Dr Ian Faulconbridge & Dr Mike Ryan for either the three-day introduction or five-day advanced Systems Engineering courses.

Join Dr John Davies & Dr Andrew Jacopino for this two-day course Delivering Capability through Collaborative Contracting that provides attendees with an understanding of how and why collaborative contracts deliver value.

Now in its fourth year, the ADM STEM in Defence Summit is a cornerstone event that brings together Defence, defence industry and education to discuss the future of the Defence workforce.

Join edVirtus for this three-day course to gain an understanding of the critical issues that must be addressed for successful acquisition and integration of guided weapon systems in the sea, land, and air domains.

This course provides attendees with an understanding of the space-based position, navigation and timing systems available around the world.

This year sees the conference extended from two (2) to three (3) days to include more speakers, content, and opportunities to network with defence primes, SMEs, academia, and the Department of Defence. There is also the inclusion of an exhibition component in 2022, providing an opportunity for those working with – or wanting to work with Defence – a chance to directly showcase their offerings.

This year sees the conference extended from two to three days to include more speakers, content, and opportunities to network with defence primes, SMEs, academia, and the Department of Defence.

September

This course provides attendees with an understanding of the issues associated with the design and operation of tactical electronic warfare (EW) systems in the modern battlespace.