Indian Ocean Defence Security
24-26 JULY 2024,
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC)
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PROGRAM

FULL EVENT PROGRAM

The following Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 full event program is correct as at 1 May 2024 but is subject to change.

TUESDAY 23 JULY

TIME
EVENT | HOSTED BY
LOCATION
REGISTRATION TYPE
1200–1800
Exhibitor access for bump in only
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Exhibitor badges only
1800 for an 1830 start –2030
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Welcome Reception
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Perth, Western Australia
Invitation only

WEDNESDAY 24 JULY

TIME
EVENT | HOSTED BY
LOCATION
REGISTRATION TYPE
0700–0900
Exhibitor Access to the event
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Exhibitor badges only
0800–1700
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Conference
A collaboration between Defence West and Perth USAsia Centre
Riverside Theatre, Level 2, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Registration fees apply
TIME
ACTIVITY | PRESENTATION
PRESENTER | PANELISTS
0800–0830
Registration | Tea and Coffee
0830–0835
MC Welcome
0835–0845
Welcome to Country
0845–0855
Address: Welcome to WA
0855–0910
Opening Address
0910–0925
Keynote Speech: Security in the Indo-Pacific
0925–0940
Formal Address: Federal Minister
0945–1030
MORNING TEA | Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor
1030–1120
Panel Discussion 1: A world adrift - Global instability and the Indian Ocean
1120–1210
Panel Discussion 2: Implications of AUKUS for Industry
1210–1230
In Conversation
1230–1400
LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VIEWING | Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor
EXECUTIVE LUNCH 12pm to 1.30pm – River View Rooms
1400–1415
Formal address: Federal Minister
1415–1505
Panel Discussion 3: The Human Factor
1505–1520
Keynote Speech: Chief of Navy
1530–1600
AFTERNOON TEA | Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor
1645–1725
Panel Discussion 5: Perspectives from the Indo-Pacific
1725–1730
MC Close
0900–1800
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Exhibition Day 1
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
0945–1030
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Morning Tea
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1100–1400
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Theatrette Program
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1110–1145
Cyber, space and the contested environment
Presented by Izaak Gurney, Kellogg and Root (KBR)
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited, IODS 2024 Theatrette Program
IODS 2024 Theatrette, Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1200–1330
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Executive Lunch
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
River View Room 5, Level 2 Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Invitation only
1210–1245
Keeping AUKUS Submariners Safe – Western Australia as an Indian Ocean Submarine Rescue Hub
Presented by Dr Allan du Toit AM, JFD Australia
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited, IODS 2024 Theatrette Program
IODS 2024 Theatrette, Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1230–1400
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Conference Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
A collaboration between Defence West and Perth USAsia Centre
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Registration fees apply
1530–1600
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Conference Afternoon Tea
A collaboration between Defence West and Perth USAsia Centre
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Registration fees apply
1700–1800
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Official Networking Function
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types

THURSDAY 25 JULY

TIME
EVENT | HOSTED BY
LOCATION
REGISTRATION TYPE
0800–0900
Exhibitor access to the event
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Exhibitor badges only
0800–1700
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Conference
A collaboration between Defence West and Perth USAsia Centre
Riverside Theatre, Level 2, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Registration fees apply
TIME
ACTIVITY | PRESENTATION
PRESENTER | PANELISTS
0800–0830
Registration | Tea and Coffee
0830–0835
Conference Welcome and Acknowledgment of Country
0835–0850
Formal address: Shadow Federal Minister
0850–0905
Keynote Speech: 
0905–0920
Formal Address: Federal Minister
0920–0930
From WA’s Defence Industry Strategy to a highly effective defence industry ecosystem
0930–0940
Geostrategic spotlight
0940–0950
Innovation, technology and science: building defence capabilities
0950–1030
MORNING TEA | Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor
1120–1130
Formal address: Federal Minister
1130–1220
Panel Discussion 7: Perspectives from senior government leaders
1220–1230
Formal address: Federal Minister
1230–1400
LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VIEWING | Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor
EXECUTIVE LUNCH 12pm to 1.30pm – River View Rooms
1400–1420
In Conversation with ADM Lisa Franchetti (USA), Chief of Naval Operations
1420–1510
Panel Discussion 8: Industry's role in securing the Indian Ocean
1510–1530
In Conversation with:
1530–1540
Closing Remarks
1540–1545
MC Close
1545–1615
AFTERNOON TEA | Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor
0900–1800
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Exhibition Day 2
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
0945–1030
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Morning Tea
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1100–1400
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Theatrette Program
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1110–1145
What does safety-led nuclear stewardship really mean?
Presented by Dr Joanne Lackenby, Consultant, KBR, as part of the Frazer-Nash Consultancy
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited, IODS 2024 Theatrette Program
IODS 2024 Theatrette, Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1200–1330
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Executive Lunch
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
River View Room 5, Level 2, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Invitation only
1210–1245
Air Defense Overmatch and Long-Range Precision-Strike Capabilities
Presented by Gideon Weiss, RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited, IODS 2024 Theatrette Program
IODS 2024 Theatrette, Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1230–1400
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Conference Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
A collaboration between Defence West and Perth USAsia Centre
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Registration fees apply
1530–1600
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Conference Afternoon Tea
A collaboration between Defence West and Perth USAsia Centre
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Registration fees apply
1700–1800
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Official Networking Function
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1800–2230
IODS 2024 Defence & Industry Dinner in collaboration with The Better Together Ball
Hosted by Defence West; AMDA Foundation Limited; RSL WA; Legacy WA; and Police Legacy WA
BelleVue Ballroom, Level 3, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types & registration fees apply

FRIDAY 26 JULY

TIME
EVENT | HOSTED BY
LOCATION
REGISTRATION TYPE
0800–0900
Exhibitor access to the event
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Exhibitor badges only
0900–1600
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Exhibition Day 3
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
0930–1500
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Careers and Skills Day
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Online pre-registration required/ careers and skills criteria applies
0945–1030
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Morning Tea
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
1100–1400
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Innovation Awards
Hosted by Defence West; Defence Science Centre; and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Open to all badge types
1200–1330
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Executive Lunch
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
River View Room 5, Level 2, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Invitation only
1500–1600
Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Official Networking Function and Event Close
Hosted by Defence West and AMDA Foundation Limited
Pavilion 1 & 2, Exhibition Floor, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Open to all badge types
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