About the Congress




ADM Congress 2018

This major Defence/Industry Conference has evolved into a pivotal event
in the Defence calendar, attracting over 350 delegates each year.
14 February 2018 | Hyatt Hotel, Canberra




At 14th Annual ADM Congress we heard from government ministers, defence chiefs, the leadership of the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, prime contractors and SMEs; which tethered with forthcoming policy dialogue will ensure Australia has a sustainable and viable defence industry.

Speakers at the 2017 ADM Congress included:

  • The Hon. Christopher Pyne – MP
  • Senator The Hon. Marise Payne – Minister for Defence
  • Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin – Chief of the Defence Force, Department of Defence
  • Lieutenant General Angus Campbell DSC – AM, Chief of Army, Australian Army
  • Dr Alex Zelinsky – Chief Defence Scientist, Defence Science and Technology Group, Department of Defence
  • Katherine Ziesing – Editor, Australian Defence Magazine
  • Kate Louis – First Assistant Secretary, Defence Industry Policy Division, Strategic Policy & Intelligence Group, Department of Defence
  • Derek Osborn – Chief Executive, Government Services and Outsourcing, Broadspectrum