Upcoming conferences and activities

This calendar lists conferences, seminars and other public activities on strategic security, defence, strategic studies, international relations, international security, domestic security, military history and associated matters.

The events listed are generally those organised by official, professional, educational, research or charitable bodies for public benefit, rather than commercial activities conducted solely for profit.


Royal United Services Institute: Australia's Future Submarine Conference 2015
Australian Submarines: Sovereignty — Security — Jobs
25-26 March 2015
Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide 
Enquiries: http://www.subsummit.com.au


Safeguarding Australia: 12th National Security Summit
Global violent extremism: Another long war
13-14 May 2015
QT Hotel, 1 London Circuit, Canberra
Enquiries: (0412) 472-766 or www.safeguardingaustraliasummit.org.au


International Maritime Exposition (including RAN Seapower Conference 2015)
Pacific 2015
06-08 October 2015
Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island, Sydney
Enquiries: www.pacific2015.com.au


UNSW Canberra & Department of Defence CIO Group: Military Communications and Information Systems Conference 2015
MilCIS 2015
10-12 November 2015
National Convention Centre, Canberra
Enquiries:  www.milcis.com.au or (02) 6252-0675




Schedule of ADF "Open Days"

Navy: http://www.navy.gov.au/navy-open-days 


Air Force: http://www.airforce.gov.au/ 


Information on ADF Museums

Navy: http://www.navy.gov.au/history 

Army: http://www.army.gov.au/Our-history/Army-Museum-Network 

Air Force: http://www.airforce.gov.au/ 



Disclaimers and disclosures

  • Conference Calendar seeks to list relevant events over the following six months or so.
  • Inclusion in this calendar does not mean or imply that the Australia Defence Association necessarily endorses the activity listed or its sponsoring institution or organisation.
  • Inclusion is customary for activities run by academic and research institutions, profession-based institutes, charitable bodies, the defence force or government departments and agencies.
  •  In order to target likely attendees directly, organisers of professional, academic and commercial conferences and other activities can also advertise them in our publications and on this website.
  • ADA advertising policy is detailed here. In summary, the ADA exercises a public-interest test for advertisements and does not seek, accept or publish advertorial-type articles in its publications or on this website.
  • Except where organisers choose to advertise in our publications at standard rates, the ADA derives no financial benefit from the activities listed in Conference Calendar.
  • As a standard professional courtesy arrangement in some cases, ADA representatives may be provided with complimentary registration when speaking or chairing a session at a conference, helping structure the intellectual or professional content of a conference program, or assisting with the provision of information and publicity to professional, corporate and public audiences.
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