Defence R&D: An Instrument of National Power – UNSW Research Showcase

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Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building

UNSW Sydney

Kensington, NSW 2052

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We are proud to present our upcoming research showcase where our panel of experts, all thought leaders in their respective areas, will explore and examine our world-leading defence-related capabilities and how these can be used as an instrument of national power and deliver transforming and enduring impact.

A selection of UNSW’s finest academics will showcase their extensive range of expertise and capability providing insight into future thinking and practice within a constantly changing and challenging, high-tech defence environment. Leading UNSW short courses and facilities/infrastructure relevant to defence will also feature.

Why attend?
Connect with our experts, and discuss research capability, professional education and institutional strengthening in areas including:

  • Quantum Computation and Communications
  • Space Research, Engineering and Missions
  • Cyber Security and Operations
  • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
  • Global Strategic Trends and Military Futures
  • Trusted Autonomous Systems

Who should attend?

This event is for corporate and SME industry partners, defence force personnel and government policy makers interested in working collaboratively to translate our defence-related knowledge into national impact for the communities we serve. This includes professionals working in defence related industries.


Event Details

9.30am Registration
10.00am Welcome
10.15am Panel Discussion + Q&A
11.00am Showcase Poster Session + Networking
12.30pm Event Close

Light refreshments will be served upon arrival and during the following networking session.


Speakers

Ms Kerry Lunney, Country Engineering Director/Chief Engineer, Thales Australia

Mr Glenn Logan, Director of Technology and Product Development, BAE Australia

Group Captain Jerome Reid, Director of Plan Jericho, Royal Australian Air Force

Vice Admiral Paul Maddison, RCN (Ret'd), Director, UNSW Defence Research Institute

Professor Mark Hoffman, Dean, UNSW Engineering



Event by UNSW Knowledge Exchange, Division of Enterprise

Our mission as UNSW’s Division of Enterprise is to deliver social and economic impact through collaboration and innovation by bringing together the greatest minds within global industry, policy, academia and our community.

Our Knowledge Exchange team embodies this mission and seeks to support knowledge exchange between our researchers and the end users of our research, so that together we can transform societies worldwide.

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Registration is essential for catering purposes by 17:00, Friday 4 October (AEDT).

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Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building

UNSW Sydney

Kensington, NSW 2052

Australia

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