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Hunter Defence Conference 2018

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The 2018 Defence Conference will focus on the development of regional innovation and collaborative commercial opportunities relevant to Land, Sea and Air Defence. The conference facilities will be configured so attendees can engage dedicated break-out areas. The aim is to drive collaboration and engagement between Defence Primes and the regions SME’s, in order to further develop their understanding of their respective roles and requirements in delivering optimal Defence outcomes.

Proposed Schedule 

Thursday 30th August 2018

5:00pm

Networking Canapes

5:40pm

Sunset Aerobatic Display - Matt Hall

7:00pm

MC Welcome - Guests seated - Katherine Ziesing

7:15pm

Entree

7:30pm

Main Course

8:15pm

Guest Presenter - Matt Hall

9:15pm

Networking

Friday 31st August 2018

8:15am

Registration and Networking

8:50am

MC Welcome

9:00am

Minister for Defence Welcome Presentation

9:20am

Australian Defence Force Keynote

9:50am

State Minister presentation

10:20am

Morning Tea

10:50am

CDIC/CASG Update

  • F-35A Program Overview and Australian structure (Progress update)
  • The F-35A Sustainment Model
  • Australia’s F-35A Sustainment Enterprise (Defence & Industry relationships/opportunities)

11:10am

Defence Industry Policy

 

11:40am

Defence Science Technology Group

12:15pm

Lunch

1:30pm

GPCAPT VanLeeuwin - F-35 Program Update

2:00pm

Department of Premier and Cabinet

2:15pm

Lockheed Martin

2:30pm

Afternoon Tea

2:50pm

NSW Defence Innovation Network

3:30pm

Project Jericho Presentation

  • The Challenge facing Air Force and driving Plan Jericho
  • Plan Jericho – an Overview & Progress
  • So What, What Next – Where is Plan Jericho focusing

3:45pm

Minister for Defence Industry Closing Presentation

4:00pm

Networking

* Conference Tickets are Non-Refundable but delegates transferable. 

Hunder Defence Gala Dinner - Formal Business Attire

Hunter Defence Services Network, This year will host their charity Golf Day on Thursday 30th August 2018. 
You can package up the golf day with your Conference delegate ticket.  The cost for day is $110.00 Your price includes Golf shirt, Hat and Titleist Golf Balls, Golf cart and your lunch provided. (Groups of 3 only -4th will be an active serving ADF Member)
Excellent prizes on offer.
For more information and sponsorship opportunities  click here :FLYER
or contact Amanda Macgregor amacgregor@hdsn.org.au 0414 558 214
 accommodation bookings for the Conference please book here:  https://book.passkey.com/go/HunterDefenceConference

Location

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale, NSW 2325

 

 

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