2017 Goldrick Seminar - Submarines Today and in the Future

26
Oct

Adams Auditorium,
UNSW Canberra at the
Australian Defence Force Academy campus,
Northcott Drive, Campbell, ACT 2600

8.30am to 4.00pm

The undersea environment is the most complex and challenging operating environment for Navies. This year's Goldrick Seminar will discuss these complexities and the new capabilities that will equip the Navy and other elements of the Australian Defence Force.

This seminar is being held jointly with the Submarine Institute Australia. The venue will be the Adams Auditorium at UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy campus.

Speakers will be drawn from senior levels of Defence, academia, industry and the media. The intention is for the proceedings to be both recorded and later published.

Registration, which includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, is $50. Students can register for free.

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Seminar Speakers

  • Senator David Fawcett, Chair of Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
  • Rear Admiral James Goldrick (Retired)
  • Rear Admiral Greg Sammut, Head Future Submarine Program
  • Commodore Timothy Brown, Director General Submarines
  • Lieutenant Colonel Mika Ihalainen, Swedish Defence Attache Australia and New Zealand
  • Mr Peter Scott, Director, Defence NSW
  • Commodore Lee Goddard, Vice President Australian Naval Institute

Bookings for the 2017 Goldrick Seminar close at 4.00pm on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 at OneStop.

Program

Time Topic Speaker
  Session 1: Submarine Operations 
0830 Registration
0900 Opening and Welcome

Dr Rita Parker

Professor John Arnold, Deputy Rector UNSW Canberra

0910 Address by Senator David Fawcett

Introduction by Lieutenant Commander Desmond Woods

Senator David Fawcett, Chair of Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

0930 Australia’s Future Submarine Rear Admiral Greg Sammut, Head Future Submarine Program
1010 The Strategic Role of Submarines in the 21st Century Dr Andrew Davies, Director of ASPI’s Defence & Strategy Program
1050 Morning Tea
1120 The Current Force

Commodore Timothy Brown, Director General Submarines

1200 Swedish Submarine Operations in Littoral Waters - The Strategic Context

Lieutenant Colonel Mika Ihalainen, Swedish Defence Attache Australia and New Zealand

1240 Lunch
  Session 2: Submarine Platform & People  
1330 Future Technologies

Mr Kevin Gaylor, Program Leader, Submarine Science and Technology

1410

Submarine Sovereignty and What it Means for Australia

Mr Brent Clark, CEO Naval Group Australia
1450 Submarines and Industry Mr Peter Scott, Director, Defence NSW
1520 Open Forum

Commodore Lee Goddard, ANI Vice President

1530 Concluding Remarks

Rear Admiral James Goldrick (Retired)

1600

Afternoon Tea

Launch of Australian Naval History Podcast Series (Oberon Submarines)

Professor John Arnold, Deputy Rector UNSW Canberra

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