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.

his 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.

Register here >>

Seminar Speakers

  • Senator David Fawcett, Chair of Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
  • Rear Admiral James Goldrick
  • Rear Admiral Greg Sammut, Head Future Submarine Program
  • Captain Geoff Wadley, Commander Submarines
  • Lieutenant Colonel Mika Ihalainen, Swedish Defence Attache Australia and New Zealand
  • Commodore Peter Scott
  • 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
1050 Morning Tea
1120 The Current Force

Captain Geoff Wadley, Commander Australian Submarine Force

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 David Kershaw, Chief Maritime Division, Defence Science and Technology Group

1410

Submarine Sovereignty and What it Means for Australia

Mr Brent Clark, CEO Naval Group Australia
1450 Psychology of a Submarine Captain Commodore Peter Scott
1520 Open Forum

Commodore Lee Goddard, ANI Vice President

1530 Concluding Remarks

Rear Admiral James Goldrick

1600

Afternoon Tea

Launch of Australian Naval History Podcast Series (Oberon Submarines)

Professor John Arnold, Deputy Rector UNSW Canberra

Register here >>

Download program (pdf 261kb)