Sir James Rowland Air Power Seminar

Sir James Rowland Air Power Seminar

Army/Air Force Room,
Adams Auditorium, Building 111,
UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy,
Northcott Drive, Campbell ACT


'Air Power in Small and Irregular Wars'

A Joint initiative of the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society (ACSACS) UNSW Canberra and the Air Power Development Centre (APDC), RAAF

The Sir James Rowland Seminars honour the contribution of Air Marshal Sir James Rowland, former Chief of the Air Staff (1975-79), to the development and understanding of Australian air power. It is a forum aimed at bringing together air power practitioners, academics, Defence personnel, members of other government agencies, as well as students of armed conflict and international security to broaden understanding of air power as part of the nation's defence and security.


Time Session Speaker
0845 - 0920 Registration
Tea and Coffee on Arrival
0920 - 0930 Open and Welcome Dr Rita Parker
0930 - 1000 Keynote Address Wing Commander (WGCDR) Darin Lovett
Chief of Air Force Fellow USW Canberra
1000 - 1030 S1 Combat Control: Enhancing the effects
of air
power in irregular warfare through the
integration and
synchronisation of air effects
with the ground scheme of manoeuvre
SQNLDR Chris Sharp
1000 - 1030 Morning tea
1100 - 1130 S2 Air Power Technology of The Historic and The
Contemporary: An asymmetric comparison between
then and now
Officer Cadet Andrew Smith
1130 - 1200 S3 Lessons Not Learned: How air power in modern
irregular warfare is still influenced by British air
policing doctrine
Officer Cadet Connor Haas
1200 - 1230 S4 The Propagation of Cyber Effects: An exploration
into the emerging cyber terrorism threat to
commercial aviation
Mr Matt Ryan
PhD candidate UNSW
1230 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1400 S5 The Privatisation of Air Power Dr Peter Layton
1400 - 1430

S6 Australian Air Power in The Malayan Emergency

S7 The Asymmetry of Air Power

Mr Peter Hunter

Dr Sanu Kainikara

1500 - 1515 Closing Remarks Dr Rita Parker
WGCDR Darin Lovett

Contact Details

Dr Rita Parker
Tel: 02 6268 8906
Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society
University of New South Wales, Canberra

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