EVENTS

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Winner of the Australian Naval Institute’s 2017 McNeil Prize

Winner of the Australian Naval Institute’s 2017 McNeil Prize

THE winner of the Australian Naval Institute’s 2017 McNeil Prize is Mr Peter Evans from Saab Australia Pty Ltd. The prize was given at the Institute’s Annual Dinner at the Realm Hotel in Canberra. It is awarded to ‘an individual from Australian industry who has made an outstanding contribution to the capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy.’

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Ric Smith tells of uncertain world in Vernon Parker Oration

Ric Smith tells of uncertain world in Vernon Parker Oration

The ANI held a very successful 2017 Vernon Parker Oration and Annual Dinner on Tuesday 20 June 2017 at the Hotel Realm in Canberra. Close to 200 ANI members, guests and representatives of industry attended this year’s event to hear the Oration delivered by Mr Ric Smith AO PSM on the subject This Uncertain World: It’s Not Just Trump.

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Law of Sea conference in Canberra 22-23 Aug

The Centre for Military & Security Law and the United Services Institute of the ACT will present a major conference on 22-23 August to examine the legal pressure points that surround the operation of the Law of the Sea Convention in the Asia Pacific region.

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The DDGs in Vietnam & Lessons for the RAN

The DDGs in Vietnam & Lessons for the RAN

The DDGs in Vietnam & Lessons for the RAN. 17 August 2017. Canberra.

Marking the 50th anniversary of the RAN involvement in the Vietnam War, the Naval Studies Group of the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society at UNSW Canberra will hold two seminars. The first is The DDGs in Vietnam & Lessons for the RAN to be held at the UNSW/Australian Defence Force Academy.

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ANI Maritime Event: The Future of the Fleet Air Arm

ANI Maritime Event: The Future of the Fleet Air Arm

The ANI successfully staged the 2017 Navantia Australia Maritime Event, The Future of the Fleet Air Arm, on Thursday 27 April 2017 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra. There was a strong attendance from Navy, Defence, industry and the general public. The presentations provided over the wide range of the Fleet Air Arm were excellent. The day’s presentations highlighted what a bright future the Fleet Air Arm has in store. Judging by the calibre of presenters, it also showed that this future is in safe and capable hands. Click the link to download the PDF slides from LDCR Ben Crowther’s presentation at the event Unmanned Aviation Systems_LDCR Ben Crowther.ppt More presentations will be made available on the ANI website shortly.

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Lockheed Martin 2017 Vernon Parker Dinner Oration 2017

Lockheed Martin 2017 Vernon Parker Dinner Oration 2017

beazleyAnnual Dinner – Vernon Parker Oration & McNeil Prize Presentation – 20 June 2017

The premier ANI event will be held at the Hotel Realm in Canberra on Tuesday, 20 June 2017. The 2017 Vernon Parker Orator will be Mr Ric Smith AO, PSM – former Secretary of Defence and Australian Ambassador to Indonesia and the People’s Republic of China.

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German naval history seminar

German naval history seminar

The Australian Naval Institute with the RAN Sea Power Centre – Australia and the United Services Institute of the ACT German 20th Century Naval and Military History Seminar Wednesday 3 May 2017 RI Theatrette Professor Dr Michael Epkenhans                      Colonel Dr Gerhard Gross                     Program 1210 – 1250 Professor Dr Michael Epkenhans – German Maritime Security in the 20th Century 1250 – 1255 Questions 1300 – 1315 Light lunch sponsored by the SPC-A 1320 – 1400 Colonel Dr Gerhard Gross – Myth & Reality of German Warfare Operational thinking – Moltke the Elder to Heusinger 1405 Panel session Q & A – Both Historians 1425 Close of Seminar For further information, contact the ANI Secretariat ph 6290 1505 or admin@navalinstitute.com.au

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Submarine technology and workforce development

Emerging technologies and workforce development will be the focus of this year’s Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) conference, the leading forum in the Asia-Pacific region for information-sharing and debate on submarine matters.

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