ASCA South Australian Forum 2023

The Advanced Strategic Capabilities Accelerator (ASCA) along with the Defence Innovation Partnership are hosting the South Australian ASCA Forum 2023.

ASCA takes a holistic approach to defence innovation by supporting the exploration of emerging and disruptive technologies, identifying innovations that can be rapidly adapted for military purposes and delivering asymmetric capabilities to Defence via Missions.

This Forum will provide stakeholders with an opportunity to hear from Professor Emily Hilder, Interim Head of ASCA who will outline ahead of the inaugural Mission announcement, the mission process and how participants can engage going forward.

Professor Hilder will also update on the Emerging Disruptive Technologies (EDT) program which focuses on shaping and future-proofing the innovation ecosystem.

This event is targeted towards industry, universities and other research providers who are interested in working with Defence to bring new and disruptive capabilities through innovation.

Time has been allocated to provide you with an opportunity for networking, with morning tea provided.

Event details:

Date: Monday 27 November 2023


  • 9.30 am - Registration and networking with morning tea provided
  • 10.00am - Start of the event

Venue: Adelaide Pavilion, Cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road, Adelaide SA 5000

RSVP deadline: Monday 20 November 2023

Dress code: Business attire

*Due to availability, companies will be restricted to two tickets.

*Please note ASCA will screen all registrations prior to the event.

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