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.


Defence Reserves Association Conference 2014
ADF Capability through Flexibility
23 August 2014
Mercure Hotel, Limestone Avenue, Canberra
Enquiries: http://www.dra.org.au/DRA-National-Conference/National-Conference-2014/National-Conference-2014.asp


ANU College of Law: Military Law Conference 2014
The Strategic Corporal Re-visited: Challenges for combatants in twenty-first century warfare
28-29 August 2014
ANU Commons, Corner of Barry Drive and Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra
Enquiries:  http://law.anu.edu.au/conferences/strategic-corporal-re-visited


ANU & Military History and Heritage Victoria Conference 2014
INTERFET: Reflections on the 1999 East Timor Crisis
20-21 September 2014
Pavillion Room, RACV Club, Melbourne
Enquiries:  http://mhhv.org.au/?page_id=673&event_id=712 


Australian Army: Land Forces 2014 Conference (including several sub-conferences) 
Land Forces: Australia, Asia, Indo-Pacific, 2014
22-25 September 2014
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane
Enquiries:  http://www.landforces.com.au/conferences/conference-program.asp


UNSW Canberra and the Australian Security Research Centre: Explosives Forum 2014
Sharing the past - Shaping the future
01-02 October 2014
Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra
Enquiries: http://asrc.com.au/explosives2014/ 
All forum profits are being donated to SoldierOn


UNSW Canberra & Department of Defence CIO Group: Military Communications and Information Systems Conference 2014
MilCIS 2014
11-13 November 2014
National Convention Centre, Canberra
Enquiries:  www.milcis.com.au




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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