The Defence Innovation 2020 conference provides Australia’s defence industry and innovation sector with the opportunity to learn how they can leverage Defence’s innovation programs, as well as explore emerging technology trends and opportunities within Defence’s new capability domains. 

Defence Innovation 2020 will comprise six 90-minute webinars over 5 days, with the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Minister Price MP will provide an opening address on 23 November. 

The conference will feature presentations by senior Defence and military representatives from each of the operational domains: Maritime, Land, Air, Information and Cyber and Space, as well as from Defence Science and Technology Group, and state and territory industry advocates. Each webinar will also include a Q&A session where delegates will be able to engage with Defence experts.


Webinar 1: Innovating with Defence

This webinar provides a strategic overview of the Government’s policy, position and programming in regard to Australian Defence Industry and Innovation Programs. 

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Webinar 2: Partnering to shape the future of Defence warfare

In this webinar, Defence Science and Technology Group will introduce STaR Shots as enablers for leap ahead technologies which can be developed to help shape the future of Defence warfare.

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Webinar 3: Maritime, Land & Air Domains

This webinar forms part one of two webinars which explore the innovation priorities and imperatives within each of the capability domains. This webinar explores maritime, land and air domains.

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Webinar 4: A state-based perspective

This webinar explores the unique capacities of Australian states and territories to support the development of new capabilities in the new Defence domains.

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Webinar 5: Information, Space & Cyber Domains

This webinar forms part two of two webinars which explore the innovation priorities and imperatives within each of the capability domains. This webinar explores information, space and cyber domains.

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Webinar 6: Virtual Networking Event

The final webinar in the Defence Innovation 2020 series provides the opportunity to engage with Defence Capability Managers and other attendees in a relaxed informal environment. Please note, registrations for this event is limited to 150 delegates.

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