Defence: a SME's guide to getting business in Defence

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TRANSITIONING TO A DEFENCE SUPPLY CHAIN SME

Defence is spending nearly $200 billion over the next 10 years and Australian industry needs to compete to win as much of this work as possible.

This Briefing will provide a realistic overview of the opportunities for SMEs like yours and guidance on what help is available to transition to a defence supply chain supplier. Learn from the people who live and breathe defence industry and whose jobs are to support companies like you.

You will also have the opportunity to hear from AW Bell, a casting company who has successfully transitioned to the defence sector and who now supplies parts for the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) and the Collins Class submarines.

Date: Tuesday 11 September 2018
Time: 9.30am for 9.40am start (concludes 11.30 am)
Location: Latrobe City Council, Nambur Wariga Room , 141 Commercial Rd, Morwell
RSVP by: COB Friday 7 September 2018

9.30am Registration and coffee
9.40am Welcome by Latrobe City Council
9.45am Welcome by Victorian Defence Alliances, Charlotte Morris
9.50am “Defence industry in Australia and Victoria - 2018 and beyond”
Claire Willette, CEO, Australian Industry & Defence Network – Vic
10.20am “Supply chains and the role played by the Alliances”
Charlotte Morris, Alliances Manager, Victorian Defence Alliances
10.35am “Case Study: AW Bell from patternmaking to Defence”
Vinesh Karan, Commercial Director, AW Bell
10.55am "How Government can help”
Ben Thomson, Business Adviser, Centre for Defence Industry Capability
11.15am Discussion and Summary
11.30am Networking Morning Tea

For further details contact:
Charlotte Morris
Mobile: 0403 250 371
Email: charlotte.morris@victoriandefencealliances.org.au
Website: www.victoriandefencealliances.org.au

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Claire Willette
Mobile: 0474 838 467
Email: Claire.willette@aidnvic.org.au
Website: www.aidnvic.org.au

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