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Program

Current as at 3 October 2019

TUESDAY 8 OCTOBER 2019
0730 - 0900
PACIFIC 2019 Official Opening and Welcome Breakfast
By invitation only
0900 - 1200
Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1200 - 1300
Lunch - By invitation only
1300 - 1445
Session 1: Australia and the Indo-Pacific - Pyrmont Theatre
1300 - 1315
Welcome Ceremony and Acknowledgment to Country – Mr Chris Tamwoy
1315 - 1320
Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy
1320 - 1350
Speaker to be advised
1350 - 1400
Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy
1400 - 1410
General Angus J. Campbell, AO, DSC, Chief of the Defence Force
1410 - 1415
Vice Admiral David Johnston, AO, RAN, Vice Chief of the Defence Force
1415 - 1420
Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO, Chief of Army
1420 - 1425
Air Vice-Marshal Joe Iervasi, AM, Air Commander Australia
1425 - 1445
Q&A: Chair: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN
1445 - 1515
Afternoon break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1515 - 1640
Session 2: Sea Power in the 21st Century - The Indo-Pacific – Regional Naval Overview - Pyrmont Theatre
1515 - 1640

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

Address: Speaker to be advised

Views from the North, South, East and West:

Fiji: Captain Humphrey Biutilomaloma Tawake, Chief of Navy
France: Admiral Christophe Prazuck, Chef d'état-major de la Marine
USA: Admiral John C. Aquilino, USN, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet
India: Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, AVSM, VSM, IN, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command
Indonesia: Vice Admiral Muhammad Ali, Expert Staff Coordinator to Chief of Indonesian Navy
Japan: Rear Admiral Akira Saito, Director General Operations and Plans


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

1700 - 1800
PACIFIC 2019 - Industry Networking Function - Exposition Floor
WEDNESDAY 9 OCTOBER 2019
0830 - 0955
Session 3: Framing the Indo-Pacific – 21st Century Geopolitics – Pyrmont Theatre
0830 - 0900
Keynote Address: Free and Open Waters: Mr Keith Svendsen, Chief Operating Officer, APM Terminals
0900 - 0955

Chair: Admiral Chris Barrie, AC, RAN (Retd), Adjunct Professor, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National 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: Admiral Chris Barrie, AC, RAN (Retd)

0955 - 1055
Morning break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1055 – 1200
Session 4: Sea Power and the 4th Industrial Revolution – Part 1 (Science, Technology and Industry) – Pyrmont Theatre
1055 - 1200

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

Mr Joe North, Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin

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 5: 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

Mr Tony Fraser, AO, CSC, Deputy Secretary, Capability, Acquisition and Sustainment Group

Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, Chief of German Navy

Ms Christine Zeitz, Chief Executive, Leidos Australia

Ms Gabby Costigan, Chief Executive Officer, BAE Systems 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

Vice Admiral Chris Ritchie, AO, RAN (Retd) – Chairman, Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited

Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN

Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, AM, RAN

1430 - 1510
Afternoon break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1510 - 1605
Session 6: Continuity or Change - Cut Through the Noise – Pyrmont Theatre
1510 - 1605

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

1605 - 1700
Session 7: View from the Chiefs - Pyrmont Theatre
1605 - 1700

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

Fiji: Captain Humphrey Biutilomaloma Tawake, Chief of Navy
France: Admiral Christophe Prazuck, Chef d'état-major de la Marine
USA: Vice Admiral William Merz, USN, Commander 7th Fleet
India: Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, AVSM, VSM, IN, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command
Indonesia: Vice Admiral Muhammad Ali, Expert Staff Coordinator to Chief of Indonesian Navy
Japan: Rear Admiral Akira Saito, Director General Operations and Plans


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

1700 - 1800
PACIFIC 2019 - Industry Networking Function - Exposition Floor
THURSDAY 10 OCTOBER 2019
0830 - 1020
Session 8: Indo-Pacific in the Next Five Years - Pyrmont Theatre
0830 - 1020

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

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

Keynote Address: Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb, Australian National University

Panel Discussion:

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

Professor Caitlin Byrne: Director of the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University

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

Dr Andrew Carr, Senior Lecturer Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

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

1020 - 1100
Morning break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1100 - 1200
Session 9: The Elements of National Power – Fusing the Maritime Domain - Pyrmont Theatre
1100 - 1200

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

Panel Discussions:

Mr Greg Moriarty, Secretary, the Department of Defence

Ms Frances Adamson, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Ms Rosemary Huxtable, PSM, Secretary, Department of Finance

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

1200 - 1300
Lunch - By invitation only
1300 - 1500
Session 10: Admiral Short Talks – 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

The Young Turks

Speaker: Sub Lieutenant Sarah Lucinsky, RAN

Speaker: Midshipman Eleanor Brownlie, RAN

Speaker: Able Seaman Libby Pearce: "The Importance of History now and into the Future"

Further presenters to be advised

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

Commodore Peter Leavy, CSM, RAN

1500 - 1510
Dr James Boutilier, Special Advisor (Policy), Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters, Canada
1510 - 1540

Closing Remarks

Closing Address: Warrant Officer Deb Butterworth, OAM, CSC, Warrant Officer of the Navy Designate

Sea Power Conference Closing Address: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy

1540 - 1600
Exhibition viewing - Exposition Floor
1600 - 1700
PACIFIC 2019 - Industry Networking Function - Exposition Floor
1700 - 1730
Ceremonial Sunset – Darling Harbour Forecourt

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