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ADM Congress 2017

7 February 2017 | Hyatt Hotel, Canberra

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ADM Events is pleased to announce the 14th Annual ADM Congress that will convene on Tuesday 7th February 2016 at the Hyatt Hotel, Canberra. This major Defence/Industry Conference has evolved into a pivotal event in the Defence calendar, attracting over 450 delegates each year. The theme for 2017 will be 'Innovation in One Defence' with key topics to include:

  • - Fundamental Input to Capability
  • - Increased use of electronic warfare
  • - Coalition Environments
  • - First Principles Review Implementation

ADM2017 will hear 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.

Welcome Reception Monday 6th February
7.00pm – 8.00pm Hyatt Hotel featuring a keynote address from
The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Defence Industry

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The Honourable Senator Marise Payne, Minister for Defence
The Honourable Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Defence Industry
Kim Gillis, Deputy Secretary, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Department of Defence
Kate LouisKate Louis, First Assistant Secretary, Defence Industry Policy Division, Strategic Policy & Intelligence Group, Department of Defence
Dario DesteDario Deste, Fincantieri S.p.A Naval Vessels Business Unit, Chief of Australian Operations, Fincantieri
Ben HudsonBen Hudson, Global Head of Vehicle Systems Division, Rheinmetall
Glynn PhillipsGlynn Phillips, Chief Executive, BAE Systems Australia
Ken ShawKen Shaw, Managing Director, Boeing Defence Australia
Angus CampbellLieutenant General Angus Campbell DSC, AM, Chief of Army, Australian Army
Alex ZelinskyDr Alex Zelinsky, Chief Defence Scientist, Defence Science and Technology Group, Department of Defence
Luke BowenLuke Bowen, General Manager, Northern Australia Development and Trade, Northern Territory Government
Andrew DaviesDr Andrew Davies, Director Defence & Strategy Program, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Christine ZeitzChristine Zeitz, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Leidos Australia
John BaleJohn Bale, CEO & Co-Founder, Soldier On
Simon SauerSimon Sauer, Chief Executive Officer, Mates 4 Mates
Simon SauerKatherine Ziesing, Editor, Australian Defence Magazine
Craig OrmeCraig Orme, Deputy President, Department of Veteran's Affairs
Angel RecamanMr Angel Recaman, Innovation Senior Vice -President, Navantia
Derek OsbornDerek Osborn, Chief Executive, Government Services and Outsourcing, Broadspectrum