PACIFIC 2019 International Maritime Exposition will feature a comprehensive program of international conferences, seminars and symposia, including Sea Power Conference and IMC2019 Pacific International Maritime Conference.
PACIFIC 2019 is Australia’s global maritime business event, attracting senior merchant marine, shore services, maritime and defence industry, military and government decision makers from around the world.
There numerous specialist conferences, meetings and symposia convened in conjunction with PACIFIC 2019 which will be held on Tuesday 8 October, Wednesday 9 October and Thursday 10 October 2019 at the International Convention Centre, Sydney. These industry-only trade and conference sessions are reserved for those with a professional, defence, governmental agency, business, academic, scientific, operational or response involvement in commercial maritime and naval defence related government and industry sectors.
You are invited to attend the IMC 2019 Pacific International Maritime Conference to be held at the International Convention Centre Sydney from 8 to 10 October 2019.
The conference organised by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and Engineers Australia will allow delegates to be involved in discussions concerning the latest developments in marine engineering and maritime technology; both in the areas of defence and commercial shipping.
AAUS events are focused on broadening professional relationships amongst members and key industry end users. Our events are strongly supported by key Defence personnel and there will be opportunities to meet with them during the conference and at the conference dinner. The conference dinner will be held on the evening of October 9 following the conference.
The urgent need to address climate change and at the same time continue to supply the economy with the affordable energy it needs to grow and help to maintain our standard of living is a conundrum facing many nations all over the world. The pain of transition is being felt particularly acutely here in Australia.
In the shipping world, the challenge of meeting the low sulphur fuel regulations, the resulting shift in fuel demand, and the ongoing need to power maritime trade, while meeting the IMO GHG emissions reduction targets, has created a significant time of change for the global shipping industry.
Maritime Industry Australia Ltd
03 9647 6000
The New Zealand Defence Industry Association Inc. (NZDIA) is delighted to be hosting its first event at Pacific 2019. While this is clearly not of the scale of our NZDIA Forum, it will have some of the features this sector has come to welcome and appreciate, and this time held in Australia.
Jon Finderup and Murray Tuffin of the New Zealand Ministry of Defence (MOD) will be our special guest speakers. In June 2019 the Minister Ron Mark and MOD, launched the New Zealand Defence Capability Plan 2019. This DCP is the most exciting we have seen for years, and presents substantial opportunities for industry, both local and global to participate in these projects.
Operations & Event Director
New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA)
0421 421 900
AIDN National invite you to attend an Industry Panel session as part of Pacific 2019
The panel discussion will provide Australian SME's with:
Panel representatives will include defence prime Supply Chain Managers and tender writing, bidding and winning experts.
The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is hosting a European Industry forum and networking session, at the International Maritime Exposition – providing a key opportunity for attendees to meet and hear from European defence industry.
Representatives from across European defence industry will share insights on the current market landscape and opportunities in the region. In particular, attendees will hear from the French Marine Industry Group – GICAN, Business France, Netherlands Industry and Defence, and Austrade’s newly appointed Defence & Security Directors from UK and France. Attendees will also hear from the Hon. David Johnston, Australian Defence Export Advocate, former Australian Minister for Defence.
Additionally, the Europe Industry forum will conclude with a networking session, enabling the opportunity to engage with the international delegations, which consists of over 60 defence industry companies from France and the Netherlands. The event will take place from 1300-1500 on Tuesday, 8 October at Starboard Theatrette, Exposition Floor, Hall 4, ICC Sydney.
Break down barriers and achieve greater export success!
Discover how the Australian Government is supporting Australian defence industry companies to pursue and secure export opportunities.
The Australian Government wants a strong, resilient and internationally competitive Australian defence industry, which is essential to our national security. Our strategic goal over the next decade to 2028 is to achieve greater export success to build a stronger, more sustainable and more globally competitive Australian defence industry to support Australias Defence capability needs.
This session would benefit Australian defence industry companies looking to export and expand their international footprint.
Hear about the support available to you from the Australian Defence Export Advocate Hon. David Johnston and representatives from the Australian Defence Export Office, Austrade, Centre for Defence Industry Capability and Export Finance Australia.
Boeing Defence Australia is a leading prime contractor and an integral part of the region's defence industry. In 2018, we spent $192 million with 675 Australian suppliers and invested $60 million in research and development activities. Our valuable partnerships with Australian suppliers is critical to Boeing Defence Australia’s contribution to the development of sovereign capabilities, innovative defence technology and the growth of the Australian defence industry.
Presented by representatives from Supply Chain Management and Global Sales and Marketing, this briefing session will cover Boeing Defence Australia’s key land, air and maritime programs and opportunities for Australian suppliers as well as the characteristics we look for in our supply chain and details on how to become part of it.
Attendees must pre-register for this session.
Further enquiries to:
Senior Supply Chain Architect
Boeing Defence Australia
07 3306 3000
The Centre for Defence Industry Capability welcomes B2B delegates to Pacific and invites you to connect with our expert advisers at our Day 1 networking lunch.
Use this valuable opportunity to discuss your current business positioning, challenges and needs in the defence marketplace.
Event Projects and Coordination
Centre for Defence Industry Capability
0466 933 201
Are you looking to supply into the global markets of the Defence primes?
Do you think your business is internationally competitive and has a product or service that may be of interest to the primes?
The Centre for Defence Industry Capability is holding a Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program networking event with representatives from BAE, Thales, Rheinmetall, Leidos, Raytheon, Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin. This is a key opportunity to learn about the GSC Program and the capability areas of interest to Defence primes. If you want to participate in global Defence/commercial supply chains and have the opportunity to introduce yourself to our primes, then book early to ensure your participation.
Are there barriers that prevent your business expanding within the defence industry?
Are you eager to turn problems into opportunities with a new perspective?
Find out how businesses like yours have gone about it. This session starts with a series of short presentations by experienced SMEs who have recognised their own challenges and will share their success strategies within defence. We then convene a facilitated ‘clinic’ with group discussion on challenges faced by business participants.
The seminar will focus on supporting the present and future workforce requirements of Defence and defence industries and in promoting defence industry career pathways. Educational opportunities and initiatives to stimulate the uptake of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects and programs of study will form a key part of this seminar.
This presentation will focus on exploring the Defence Work Experience Program (DWEP). DWEP is designed to provide high school and tertiary students aged 15 years and over, with exposure to Defence careers. DWEP activities are intended to be hands-on, interactive and meaningful in nature. They are conducted at Defence bases and workplaces across Australia, across all three services and the APS. Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) attends the majority of our placements and will present the ‘next steps’ that can be taken to begin a pathway to a career in the Australian Defence Force.
Presentations will be delivered by representatives from the Defence Work Experience Program and Defence Force Recruiting.
This presentation is suitable for anyone who has an interest in a career in the ADF, has children who are interested in undertaking an exciting and interactive work placement, or are interested in a career in the ADF. School teachers, careers advisors, and anyone who works with youth will gain benefit from this presentation also. Any industry representatives from Defence who are interested in finding out about Work Placement and potentially offering a placement are encouraged to attend and to reach out to DWEP staff afterwards.
Being spotted by a magnetic sensor is a permanent threat for both surface ships and submarines. Magnetic sensors are embedded in underwater mines to detect vessels as well as in patrol aircraft to detect submarines using MAD technology (Magnetic Anomaly Detection). To counter this risk, navies have to reduce the magnetic signature of their vessels. To do so, they can use degaussing system or deperming system or both of them.
Degaussing system is installed onboard vessels to compensate the magnetic signature by creating the opposite magnetic field through coils supplied by converters. ECA Group solution key advantages are modularity, robustness and ease of use. It can be used for every type of vessels from mine hunters to aircraft carriers as well as submarines. This solution is sea proven and already used in a large number of vessels.
Deperming system performs an external magnetic treatment of the vessel through loops of cables supplied by converters. ECA Group solution is an overrun facility with deperming loop installed underwater on the seabed with the vessel sailing over this loop. The key advantages of this solution are reduced downtime (full operation in less than one day when wrapping system needs two weeks), reduced required workforce and can be used for different type and size of vessels such as surface ships and submarines.
The overrun facility includes a fixed ranging system and compensation loops allowing vertical separation of induced and permanent magnetizations as well as simulation and prediction of the magnetic signature anywhere on Earth.
Visit ECA Group at booth 4G9 and have a talk with their experts.
In the new era of continuous navy shipbuilding, we need to engage and discuss how we will deliver and sustain Navy platforms to support Navy’s mission. The continuous build programs will require the very best of Australia’s industrial, scientific and research communities to work together over the coming decades. Industry engagement is essential to achieving modern, innovative and a collaborative sustainment organisation that consistently delivers complex naval capability that is available, reliable and fit for purpose.
The Future Submarine Industry briefing will be held on Wednesday, 9 October at the ICC Sydney. Register your interest to attend now.
This briefing is open to any supplier interested in becoming part of the Future Submarine Program.
An official agenda will be circulated to registered attendees.
Naval Group Australia
The INDPAC series was established in 2013 as an ongoing strategy focused and issues inspired forum for the PACIFIC series of events.
IndPac Littoral 2019 has been developed by Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited with renowned strategic affairs analyst and naval affairs expert Dr. Alexey D. Muraviev, Associate Professor of National Security and Strategic Studies at Perth’s Curtin University.
Prof. Muraviev is a member of the Australian Member Committee, Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region (AU-CSCAP), member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (London) and a founder and manager of the IndPac series on maritime policy and strategy. He has published widely on matters of national and international security and advises members of state and federal governments on foreign policy and national security matters.
The New Zealand Government’s requirements for a new Southern Ocean Patrol Vessel will be discussed at this industry engagement session.
Industry will hear from the integrated project team from the Ministry of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force, who are responsible for delivering this project. The session will cover New Zealand’s maritime patrol requirements, provide an overview of some of the technical considerations for operating in the Southern Ocean, and indicative timing for the project.
New Zealand Ministry of Defence
NSW Defence Innovation Network`s Technology Showcase is an engaging all-day conference which will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the latest technology advancements relevant to Defence. It will focus on increasing opportunities for collaboration, innovation and commercialisation of research in the NSW.
The event, organised by the NSW Defence Innovation Network and the NSW Government, will include keynote talks, research pitches and technology demonstrations showcasing NSW R&D strengths.
This is a follow-on from RADM Wendy Malcolm’s speech regarding her philosophy on future maritime sustainment presented Tues 08 Oct. The presentation will provide an overview of the principles behind the development of Australia’s Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessel sustainment model in the context of the Naval Shipbuilding Plan inclusive of the proposed timeline in which to implement the solution.
From wearable technologies for improved human performance to new and advanced space capabilities. The ON Prime:Defence Showcase, hosted by Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) in partnership with CSIRO will spotlight 30 early-stage teams and technologies with the potential to deliver game-changing capability for Australia's national security and defence.
Part of CSIRO’s ON Program and supported by the Next Generation Technologies Fund managed by DST Group, ON Prime:Defence exists to help fast-track complex science and technology from the lab to reality at pace. Teams receive support to test paths to impact for their research, know-how or technology through a process of customer discovery and market validation to ensure they’re working on the right problems, targeting the right markets and capitalising on the best opportunities.
Join us for a sneak peek into the latest solutions with defence application from across Australia’s research sector and play your part in connecting these teams and technologies with the Defence stakeholders, industry and personnel who could use them most.
Light lunch served during networking – spots are limited.
Insitec invites you to join us in launching PROTOS - Desktop as a Service for PROTECTED or OFFICIAL:SENSITIVE applications and information.
PROTOS incorporates an ASD certified cloud provider, the best solutions for cyber resilience and industry leading orchestration and management tools. It offers full Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or published applications depending on the requirements of the customer. Additional features include:
0419 977 558
Chief Defence Scientist Prof Tanya Monro speaks about the One Defence Science and Technology Strategy 2020-30 and its centrepiece – the STaR Shots designed to deliver research with higher impact and creating world-class sovereign capabilities by harnessing partnerships through Australia’s science and technology ecosystem. Followed by Q&A.
The Maritime Simulation Conference will provide a forum for discussion on the use of modelling and simulation in the maritime sector. The conference will include information sessions from the academia, government and industry.
Asia Pacific Simulation Alliance
0412 442 642
The SBIRD program, funded through the Next Generation Technologies Fund, provides small to medium enterprises, academia, large industry and publicly funded research agencies in Australia with opportunities to undertake research projects which have potential for future Defence application.
DST invites you to attend an information session on the latest opportunity to participate in a call for research proposals in the area of advanced materials for military platforms.
If you work in advanced materials and believe your small to medium enterprise has something to contribute, then the SBIRD program could provide a valuable pathway to further develop your technology for a Defence application.
ATHENA will enhance the ADF’s workforce simulation capability by enabling the analysis and optimisation of career continuums, training capacity, capability transition and workforce policy. This presentation will provide an overview of the technologies and academic rigour that makes ATHENA the tool worthy of solving the ADF’s toughest workforce challenges.
LEUT Bradley Morris, RAN
Assistant Staff Officer
Sea Power Centre – Australia
The University of Melbourne conducts world-leading research that enables national security and defence systems to operate in an increasingly complex security environment.
We work with defence industry and government in developing advanced and applied technologies in the areas of Navy, Army, Airforce, Space, Intelligence and National Security.
Professor Len Sciacca
Enterprise Professor, Melbourne Defence Enterprise
The University of Melbourne
The conference will be moderated by Francois Mathieu - Consulting and Services Director, Marine & Offshore Industry, Dassault Systèmes.
Missions for Submarines, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) and Autonomous Surface Vessels (ASV) may require transiting the open ocean and conducting over-the-horizon operations in the littoral zone for months. These longer duration missions will demand highly reliable control actuation to ensure mission success, survivability of high value payloads, and to remain undetected.
Electrohydrostatic Actuators (EHA), often referred to as “power by wire”, are fully self-contained actuation systems that combine design elements from electric and electrohydraulic actuation. Moog began investing to develop advanced EHA technology in the late 1980’s for the next generation of “more electric” aircraft flight controls. Over the last two decades, we have matured the technology making significant advancements in performance, reliability, weight and design footprint making it ideal for critical naval subsea and surface missions.
0439 755 562
Building the Australian foundations for a digitally enabled global supplier network – a South Australian Government Initiative.
The Virtual Shipyard project is supporting the creation of a high-value, world-class supply chain, assisting SME position themselves at the forefront of industrial digital capability development in Australia and across sectors including defence, mining, agriculture, healthcare, space, ICT, cyber and information security.
For those familiar with the national strategy on the importance of RAS they will be aware of bi-partisan recognition that RAS (and its supporting AI) offers opportunities to enhance the capacity of both people and platforms.
The strategy, launched in Jul 2018, examines the contribution RAS makes to areas such as resources, healthcare, infrastructure, the environment, distribution, agriculture, a range of social services and of course Defence.
A common theme is that Australia is a big island with a small population – so is naturally predisposed to needing all the help it can develop from Human-Autonomy Teaming; whether that’s to best enhance our natural resources through to defending our national interests. The national approach to needing autonomous systems reflects that Australia’s geographic responsibilities are both cast and extreme.
This presentation examines the leading role the Navy, DST and industry took in the conduct of the largest activity in this field ever conducted by western allies; the benefits to Australian and Australian based industry; and where next.