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Program

Current as at 3 October 2019

TUESDAY 8 OCTOBER 2019
0745 - 0900
PACIFIC 2019 Official Opening and Welcome Breakfast
By invitation only
0900 - 0945
Session 1: Welcome and Address – Parkside Ballroom 2
0900 - 0945

Chair: Mr John Perryman, Director of Strategic and Historical Studies, Sea Power Centre – Australia

Speaker: Professor Geoffrey Till, Emeritus Professor of Maritime Studies, King’s College London and Chairman of the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies

Q&A: Chair: Mr John Perryman

0945 - 1040
Morning break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1040 - 1200
Session 2: Partnerships and National Interest – WW2 Amphibious Operations in the South West Pacific – Parkside Ballroom 2
1040 - 1200

Chair: Vice Admiral Peter Jones, AO, DSC, RAN (Retd), Adjunct Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society, UNSW Canberra

Coalition: Professor Peter Dean, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education), University of Western Australia, Senior Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre.

South West Pacific: Dr Karl James, Senior Historian, Military History Section, Australian War Memorial

Amphibious Logistics 1944 – 1945: Dr Rhys Crawley, Historian, Visiting Fellow, Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Lessons Learnt for the 21st Century RAN: Vice Admiral Peter Jones, AO, DSC, RAN (Retd), Adjunct Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society, UNSW Canberra.

Q&A: Chair: Vice Admiral Peter Jones, AO, DSC, RAN (Retd)

1200 - 1300
Lunch break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1300 - 1430
Session 3: Local Action and Global Influence –The Diplomatic Impact of Naval Tactics and Operations Design/Execution – Parkside Ballroom 2
1300 - 1430

Chair: Dr John Reeve, Honorary Senior Lecturer in History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW Canberra

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

Dr David Kohnen, Director of Maritime History Research Center, Naval War College, United States of America

Dr Richard Dunley, Lecturer in History in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), UNSW Canberra

Ms Nicole Townsend, PhD Candidate, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW Canberra

Ms Honae Cuffe, PhD candidate in History, University of Newcastle.

Rear Admiral James Goldrick, AO, CSC, RAN (Retd), Adjunct Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society, UNSW Canberra

Q&A: Chair: Dr John Reeve

1430 - 1450
Afternoon break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1450 - 1515
Book Launch:
Introduction: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy
The ABC of Royal Australian Navy Corvettes, by Able Seaman Libby Pearce
1515 - 1630
Session 4: Knowing History; Knowing How to Win (Lessons for 21stCentury Navies – Parkside Ballroom 2
1515 - 1630

Speaker: Dr David Kohnen, Director of Maritime History Research Center, Naval War College, United States of America

Panel Discussions and Q&A:
Professor Geoffrey Till
Professor Peter Dean
Dr Karl James
Dr Rhys Crawley
Vice Admiral Peter Jones
Mr Nick Childs
Dr David Kohnen
Dr John Reeve
Dr Richard Dunley
Ms Nicole Townsend
Ms Honae Cuffe
Rear Admiral James Goldrick

Closing Remarks: Professor Geoffrey Till

1700 - 1800
PACIFIC 2019 - Industry Networking Function - Exposition Floor