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Program

Current as at 3 June 2019

TUESDAY 8 OCTOBER 2019
0730 - 0900
PACIFIC 2019 Official Opening and Welcome Breakfast
By invitation only
0900 - 1215
Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1215 - 1315
Lunch - By invitation only
1315 - 1430
Session 1: Australia and the Indo-Pacific - Pyrmont Theatre
1315 - 1330
Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, RAN, Chief of Navy
1330 - 1340
General Angus J. Campbell, AO, DSC, Chief of the Defence Force
1340 - 1350
Vice Admiral David Johnston, AO, RAN, Vice Chief of the Defence Force
1350 - 1400
Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO, Chief of Army
1400 - 1410
Air Marshal Leo Davies, AO, CSC, Chief of Air Force
1410 - 1430
Q&A: Chair: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN
1430 - 1515
Afternoon break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1515 - 1630
Session 2: Sea Power in the 21st Century - The Indo-Pacific – Regional Naval Overview - Pyrmont Theatre
1515 - 1630

Chair: Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, Commander Australian Fleet

View from the North:
United States of America - Speaker to be advised
Japan - Speaker to be advised

View from the South:
Fiji - Speaker to be advised
Indonesia - Speaker to be advised

View from the West
India - Speaker to be advised

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN

1700 - 1800
PACIFIC 2019 - Industry Networking Function - Exposition Floor
WEDNESDAY 9 OCTOBER 2019
0830 - 0900
Session 3: Key Note Address: Speaker (To be advised) – Pyrmont Theatre
0900 - 0945
Session 4: Framing the Indo-Pacific – 21st Century Geopolitics – Pyrmont Theatre
0900 - 0945

Chair: Professor Rory Medcalf, Head, National Security College, Australian National University

Dr Bec Strating, Senior Lecturer, Politics, La Trobe University

Dr David Brewster, Senior Research Fellow, National Security College, Australian National University

Dr Joanne Wallis, Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

Q&A: Chair: Professor Rory Medcalf

0945 - 1045
Morning break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1045 – 1200
Session 5: Sea Power and the 4th Industrial Revolution – Part 1 (Science, Technology and Industry) – Pyrmont Theatre
1045 - 1200

Chair: Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, CSM, RAN, Head Maritime Systems, Capability, Acquisition and Sustainment Group

Address: Speaker to be advised

Mr Keith Svendsen, Chief Operating Officer, APM Terminals

Professor Tanya Monro, Chief Defence Scientist, Defence Science and Technology

Mr Leendert Van Bochoven, Global Lead for National Security & NATO, IBM Corporation

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, CSM, RAN

1200 – 1300
Lunch - By invitation only
1300 - 1430
Session 6: Sea Power and the 4th Industrial Revolution – Part 2 (Skills, People and Education) - Pyrmont Theatre
1300 - 1430

Chair: Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, AM, RAN, Head Navy Engineering

Major General Tony Fraser, AO, CSC (Retd), Deputy Secretary, Capability, Acquisition and Sustainment Group

Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, Chief of German Navy

Ms Christine Zeitz, Chief Executive, Leidos Australia

Major General Mick Ryan AM, Commander Australian Defence College

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, AM, RAN, Head Navy Engineering

Rear Admiral David Holthouse Memorial Scholarship Presentation

1430 - 1500
Afternoon break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1500 - 1600
Session 7: Continuity or Change – Cut Through the Noise – Pyrmont Theatre
1500 - 1600

Chair: Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, AM, CSC, RAN, Head of Navy Capability

Dr Euan Graham, Executive Director, La Trobe Asia

Mr Nick Childs, Senior Fellow for Naval Forces and Maritime Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies

Rear Admiral Sudarshan Shrikhande, AVSM, IN (Retd)

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, AM, CSC, RAN

1600 - 1700
Session 8: View from the Chiefs – Pyrmont Theatre
1600 - 1700

Chair: Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, Commander Australian Fleet
Counterpart – United States of America Speaker (to be advised)
Counterpart – Japan Speaker (to be advised)
Counterpart – Fiji Speaker (to be advised)
Counterpart - Indonesia Speaker (to be advised)
Counterpart – India Speaker (to be advised)

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN

1700 - 1800
PACIFIC 2019 - Industry Networking Function - Exposition Floor
THURSDAY 10 OCTOBER 2019
0830 - 0910
Session 9: Maritime Powers Perspective - Pyrmont Theatre
0830 - 0910

Chair: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, RAN, Chief of Navy

Keynote Address: Speaker to be advised

Q&A: Chair: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, RAN

0910 - 1030
Session 10: Indo-Pacific in the Next Five Years - Pyrmont Theatre
0910 - 1030

Chair: Vice Admiral David John Shackleton, AO, RAN (Retd)

Keynote Address: Dr Euan Graham, Executive Director, La Trobe Asia

Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb AM, Strategic Studies, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

Emeritus Professor Hugh White, Strategic Studies, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

Professor Rory Medcalf, Head, National Security College, Australian National University

Dr Stephan Frühling, Associate Professor, Strategic Studies, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

Q&A: Chair: Vice Admiral David John Shackleton, AO, RAN (Retd)

1030 - 1100
Morning break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1100 - 1220
Session 11: The Elements of National Power – Fusing the Maritime Domain - Pyrmont Theatre
1100 - 1220

Chair: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, RAN, Chief of Navy

Panel Discussions:
Departmental Secretaries – to be advised

Q&A: Chair: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, RAN, Chief of Navy

Closing Remarks: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, RAN, Chief of Navy

1220 - 1300
Lunch - By invitation only
1300 - 1500
Session 12: Young Turks – The Maritime Domain 2032 - Pyrmont Theatre
1300 - 1500

Welcome: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy

Chair: Commodore Peter Leavy, CSM, RAN, Commandant Australian Defence Force Academy

Speaker: Midshipman Sarah Lucinsky, RAN

Admiral Short Talks (Speakers to be advised)

Q&A: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN
Commodore Peter Leavy, CSM, RAN

1500 - 1600
Exhibition viewing - Exposition Floor
1600 - 1700
PACIFIC 2019 - Industry Networking Function - Exposition Floor