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Conference Media

Day One

Opening Address: The Future of Warfare
Air Marshal Leo Davies, Chief of Air Force
Presentation | Transcript | Video | Audio

Minister’s Address
Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence
Transcript (external link) | Video

Keynote Address: Thinking about Geopolitics in East Asia
Mr Bilahari Kausikan, Chairman Middle East Institute, National University of  Singapore
Transcript | Video |

Energy Security: Norms and Alternatives
Air Vice-Marshal John Blackburn (Retd), Sir Richard Williams Foundation Fellow
Presentation | Video |

A Changing Climate – what does it mean for the security community, including the military?
Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti (Retd), University College London

From the Non Proliferation Treaty to the Ban Treaty: Nuclear Deterrence vs Nuclear Disarmament
Professor Ramesh Thakur, Australian National University
Presentation | Video 

The Future of Security in Space: More Diverse, Disruptive, Disordered and Dangerous
Mr Todd Harrison, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Presentation | Video

Uninhabited Aerial Systems: Disruption or Prescription?
Dr Thomas X Hammes, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University
Presentation | Transcript | Video

Imperatives, Opportunities and Challenges in the Digital Age: A Defence Leadership Perspective
Mr Marc Ablong, A/Deputy Secretary Strategic Policy & Intelligence

Major General Kathryn Toohey, Head Land Capability

Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, Chief of Navy

Vice Admiral David Johnston, CJOPS

Disruption and Resilience in the ADF
Air Vice-Marshal Warren McDonald, Chief of Joint Capabilities
Presentation | Transcript | Video

Thriving or just surviving? Australia’s tough choices in a risky strategic age
Mr Peter Jennings , Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Presentation | Video

Day Two

The AI Revolution? Human-Computer relationships in the 4th Industrial Age
Professor Genevieve Bell, Director 3A Institute, Australian National University
Presentation | Video

Imperatives, Opportunities and Challenges in the Digital Age: An Industry Perspective
Mike Manazir, Vice President Navy Systems Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Presentation | Transcript | Video

The Cyber Battlespace: Are we already in The Matrix?
Mr Fergus Hanson, International Cyber Policy Centre, ASPI
Presentation | Video

AI and Security: Putting the Ghost into the Machine
Mr Greg Allen, Center for a New American Security

Algorithmic Warfare Cell
Lieutenant General John Shanahan (USAF), Director for Defense Intelligence,
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence


The ‘Disruptive World’ and the Integrated Force: Achieving Readiness through LVC
Ms Jennifer McArdle, Salve Regina University
Presentation | Transcript | Video

The Human/Machine Interface: Operational Decision-Making 
Mr JD McCreary, Chief Disruptive Technology Programs, Georgia Tech Research Institute
Presentation | Video

Strategic Communications – Disrupting our World
Mr Mark Laity, Chief Strategic Communications, SHAPE
Presentation | Talking Points | Video

Digital Natives and Security: Are we living Enders Game
Mr Bernard Salt, The Demographics Group
Presentation | Video

Air Force: Next!
Air Vice-Marshal Gavin Turnbull, Deputy Chief of Air Force

Closing Address
Air Marshal Leo Davies, Chief of Air Force