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A portfolio of policy-driven summits analysing Australia’s immediate and long-term defence requirements, opportunities and challenges.

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Australian Defence Magazine Events


The ADM events series is a portfolio of policy-driven summits analysing Australia’s immediate and long-term defence requirements and the opportunities and challenges they present for the defence industry.

ADM Congress: Held every February, and now into its 14th year is Australia’s only Canberra-based annual Defence conference. This pre-eminent gathering looks at police, practice and procurement within Defence, featuring keynote addresses from Defence Ministers and Chiefs and hosting an audience of 500 Military Leaders, Prime Contractors and SMEs.

Defence Estate & Base Services Summit: Produced in conjunction with the newly created Defence Estate and Infrastructure Group, assesses current and future opportunities for industry to work with the DE&IG to deliver defence services and to manage and sustain the defence estate.

Northern Australia Defence Summit: Hosted by the Northern Territory Government. This policy-driven summit features Federal and Territory keynote sessions outlining future plans for the safeguard of Northern Australia and looks at the opportunities for prime and SME defence contractors be they local, national, or international.

STEM in Defence Summit

The Australian Defence Magazine is proud to announce its newest addition to the already thriving ADM Conference series. STEM in Defence Summit discussing “Growing the STEM workforce: Filling the well” will convene on Tuesday 30th November 2017 at the Hyatt Hotel, Canberra.

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ADM Congress

ADM Congress is the pivotal event in the defence calendar, attracting more than 350 senior-level delegates each year; including Ministers, defence chiefs, the leadership of the Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group, prime contractors and SMEs.

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Defence Estate & Base Services Summit

A unique summit enabling industry to engage fully with the Defence Estate & Infrastructure Group on current and future collaborative partnerships.

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Northern Australia Defence Summit

The 5th annual summit, hosted by the NT Government, this policy-driven event will look at the opportunities for Australia’s Defence Industry in Northern Australia.

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Opportunity to hear and network with all levels of defence and industry

Ian Dick

Project Manager, HunterNet Defence Committee

The speakers were at a very high level, interesting and informative across a broad range of topics.

Sue Smith

Executive Officer, Australian Industry Defence Network

As per the previous ADM event, it provided the best opportunities to catch up and network with Defence and Defence industry

Fabrice Rochereau

Chief Executive Officer, EADS Australia

A great opportunity to understand the importance the minsters are giving to maintain industrial capability in Australia.

Valentino Merino

Head Program KC-30A, Airbus Military