DRAFT PARARI 2017 Program

 

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3

Day 1 - 21 November 2017

09:00am

Admin introduction:

  • CAPT Nigel Smith - Directorate of Ordnance Safety
No presentation

09:15am

Opening Keynote:

  • MAJGEN David Mulhall, CJLOG - Joint Capabilities Group, Department of Defence
No presentation

09:50am

United Kingdom Keynote:

  • Bob MacNaught - Defence Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives Safety Regulator - UK
Presentation

10:25am

Nimrod Vignette 1

10:45am

Morning Tea

11:10am

 

Director General Explosive Materiel's perspective:

  • CDRE Simon Ottaviano - Explosive Materiel Branch - Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group
Presentation

11:45am

 

Canada Keynote:

  • Gilles Belley - Ammunition and Explosives Regulation - Canada
Presentation

12:20pm

Nimrod Vignette 2

12:40pm

Lunch

13.40pm

Nimrod Vignette 3

14:00pm

 

DOS update Keynote:

  • CAPT Nigel Smith - Directorate of Ordnance Safety
Presentation

14:35pm

 

Legal perspective on EO safety and policy:

  • Alena Titterton
No Presentation

15:10pm

 

Operational perspective on EO safety and policy:

  • GPCAPT Brendan Rogers
Presentation

15.45pm

Afternoon Tea

16:05pm - 16:55pm

Keynote panel:

  • Chaired by AIRCDRE Wade Evans, DGEO

19;00

Conference Dinner

NGA

Day 2 - 22 November 2017

  Stream 1 Stream 2 Stream 3
9:00am

Refereed Paper - Probabilistic Aspects of the Initiation of Explosives and Ammunition

  • Martijn van der Voort
  • Dr Michael W. Sharp
MSIAC
 
Abstract
Presentation

Update - Transition of the JPEU Engineering Management System towards the Explosive Ordnance Safety Program Enhances Safety of the Explosive Ordnance Test and Evaluation

  • Mr Sam Pavic
  • Mr Poitr Jezierski

Joint Proof and Experimental Unit

Abstract
Presentation
Not available
9:35am

Refereed Paper - Improving Small Arms Ammunition Qualification with Statistical Test Techniques from U.S. Defense

  • Dr Keith Joiner
  • Mr Roy Henry
UNSW
 
Abstract
Presentation

Update - The changing shape of ADF EO Surveillance

  • Stewart Dawson

QinetiQ

Abstract
Presentation
10:10am

Update - International Proficiency Testing of Explosives Sensitivity

  • Robert T. Ford
  • Leon Van Ieperen (AM)

Safety Management Services

Abstract
Presentation

Product Brief - Using Innovative Designs to Improve Medium Calibre Ammunition Effectiveness

  • Mr Eelko van Meerten
 
Rheinmetall Defence
Abstract
Presentation
10:45am Morning Tea
11:05am

Product Brief - New Generation Fuzes to improve Munition Efficiency

  • Max Perrin
Junghans
 
Presentation

Update - Progress on the Modernised Manufacturing Facility at Mulwala

  • Warwick Spencer
  • Mike van Maanen

Thales Australia

Abstract
Presentation

Update - Optimization of industrial melt-cast process by using numerical simulation

  • Christophe Coulouarn
  • E. Benade

Thales France

Abstract
Presentation
11:40am

Update - New Technologies for Safety and Firing Functions in Modern Munitions

  • Max Perrin

Junghans

Abstract
Presentation

Update - Installation and Industrialisation Of A Commercial Mining Boosters Capability at Australian Munitions

  • Ben Spilstead
  • Andrew Gehrig

Thales Australia

Abstract
Presentation

Update - Commissioning the Transportable Ammunition Disposal System

  • Douglas Sutherland
  • Daniel Tucker

Thales Australia

Abstract
Presentation
12:15pm

Update - Transformative Energetics – A Pathway to Next Generation Munitions for the ADF

  • Dr Arthur Provatas
  • Merran Daniel
  • Andrew Hart

Defence Science and Technology Group

Abstract
Presentation

Refereed Paper - Insights on Management of Offsite Risk From Co-located Hazardous Chemical Operations

  • Cherie Holland
  • Chris Van Berendonck
  • Liam Hewitt

AMOG

Abstract
Presentation

Product Brief - Innovative fragmentation (defensive) and blast (offensive) hand grenades with high incapacitation performance and safety features

  • Mr Robert Fischer

Rheinmetall Defence

Abstract
Presentation
12:50pm

Long Lunch for Demonstrations/Tours:

  • Paul Hazell's Lab
  • Exhibitor talks/booth briefs

Long Lunch for Demonstrations/Tours:

  • Paul Hazell's Lab
  • Exhibitor talks/booth briefs

Long Lunch for Demonstrations/Tours:

  • Paul Hazell's Lab
  • Exhibitor talks/booth briefs
13:50pm

Update - Australian Rocket Motor Safety Assessments - Is There a Better Way?

  • Federico Lorenzin
  • Edward Whitehead

Defence Science and Technology Group

Abstract
Presentation

Update - Protective Design & Reliability - Do the Current Design Methods for Explosives and Terminal Ballistics Actually Work?

  • Michael D. Netherton
  • Mark G. Stewart

University of Newcastle

Abstract
Presentation

Product Brief - Answering Topical Questions for Modern Artillery Munitions

  • Mr Roelof Oosthuizen

Rheinmetall Denel Munition

Abstract
Presentation
14:25pm

Update - Mechanical Failure Prediction of Composite Rocket Cases

  • Dr Roger Li

Defence Science and Technology Group

Abstract
Presentation

Product Brief - An Introduction to the new Spantech 17.5m Explosives Storehouse

  • Rick Lucas
  • Peter Connolly

Spantech

Presentation

Refereed Paper - Gun Launch Setback and Activator Tests

  • Ernest L. Baker
  • Michael W. Sharp

MSIAC

Abstract
Presentation
15:00pm

 

Afternoon Tea

15:20pm

Product Brief - The Evolution of 120mm Tank Ammunition

  • Mr Craig Aakhus

Orbital ATK

Abstract
Presentation

Update - Construction Projects at Active EO Depots

  • Aaron Sirimanotham
  • Dennis Nothdurft

Thales Australia

Abstract
Presentation

Refereed Paper - Lead Contamination in a Research Environment

  • R A Pietrobon
  • Dr A Provatas

Defence Science and Technology Group

Abstract
Presentation
15:55pm

Update - UNSW’s Aspirations for Explosive Engineering Education

  • Paul Hazel
  • Lynne Wallace

UNSW

Presentation

Update - Environmental Monitoring of Australian EO Depots

  • David Secombe

Thales Australia

Abstract
Presentation

Update - A Hypothetical Assessment of the RADHAZ Susceptibility of 1A/1W Bridgewire Electro-Explosive Devices when subjected to the ADF Baseline Electromagnetic Environment

  • Thinus Neethling

QinetiQ

Abstract
Presentation
16:30pm - 16:55pm
Closing Keynote
AIRCDRE Wade Evans, DGEO
Joint Logistics Command

Day 3 - 23 November 2017

  Stream 1 - MSIAC Stream 2
9:00am

Workshop 1:

Experimental and Theoretical Basis of Current NATO Standards for safe Storage of Ammunition and Explosives

  • Martijn M. van der Voort - MSIAC

Tutorial 1:

Electro-Explosive Hazards (EEH) Assessments - A Selection of Case Studies

  • Thinus Neethling - Qinetiq
10:30am Morning Tea
11:10am

Workshop 2:

MSIAC Safety & Suitability for Service Tutorial

  • Michael Sharp
  • Martin Pope

MSIAC

Workshop 3:

Explosive Safety Principles Applied to Decontamination Of Explosive Process Equipment and Facilities

  • Robert T. Ford - Safety Management Services
12:40pm Lunch
13:30pm

Workshop 4:

MSIAC Insensitive Munitions Design Tutorial
Ernest Baker

  • Martijn van der Voort - MSIAC

Workshop 5:

EO Surveillance Data Assessment: Safely maximising the value of EO inventory

Mr James Dodds - QinetiQ -UK

15:00pm Afternoon Tea
15:30pm - 16:55pm

Workshop 6:

Canadian Quantity Distance Software Tool Demonstration

  • Mr Tony Heron - Ammunition and Explosives Regulation - Canada

NOTE - different room

Workshop 7:

The Test Process: Engaging JPEU to Trial Reporting

  • Mr Peter Downey
  • Mr Samuel Bevan

Joint Proof and Experimental Unit