EVENTS

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Friedman on North Korean weapons program

Friedman on North Korean weapons program

ANI Sponsored Lecture : Dr Norman Friedman on the North Korean Nuclear Weapons Program The ANI is proud to sponsor, along with the RAN Seapower Centre and the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society, a lecture by world-renowned naval analyst Dr Norman Friedman in Canberra on Wednesday 11 October. Dr Friedman will offer his expert assessment of the strategic calculus driving the North Korean regime’s nuclear weapons program. He will also examine the role of Chinese and Russian policy towards the Korean Peninsula, as well as canvassing policy options for the United States and its allies. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session. The free lecture will be held at the Ngunnawal R1 Theatrette from 0930-1100. Bookings are not necessary but seats will be offered on a first come basis. The theatrette will be open from 0900.

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Help needed for ANI booth at Expo

Dear ANI member, On behalf of the President and Council, I am pleased to advise that the ANI will have a small booth at the forthcoming Pacific 2017 Exposition, incorporating the Seapower Conference 2017, at the International Convention centre in Sydney – Darling Harbour. We will need to man this booth over the course of the three days of the expo, 3-5 Oct, and also some assistance to ‘bump in’ – set up the booth on Mon 2 Oct. We see this as a responsibility for all members of the ANI, as this represents an opportunity to increase our membership, and thus our funds to contribute to the ANI’s goals. In years gone by, we have had then Vice President CDRE RJ Griggs (now VCDF) manning the booth. I intend to contribute and I invite you to as well. Volunteers are asked to contact ASLT Simon Telfer (Simon.Telfer@defence.gov.au) with preferred…

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Goldrick seminar 26 Oct – future of submarines

Goldrick seminar 26 Oct – future of submarines

Navantia Goldrick Seminar – 26 October 2017 – Registrations will open shortly.

The ANI in association with Navantia Australia, the Submarine Institute of Australia and the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society will hold this year’s Goldrick Seminar at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

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Naval officers’ annual lunch 17 Nov.

Annual Lunch 15 Nov 17. Guest of Honour and Guest Speaker: Mr Dennis Richardson, AO, who has recently retired as the Secretary of the Department of Defence. 12.30pm – 2.45pm.Wednesday 15 November 2017.

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International affairs conference

AIIA National Conference 2017 08:30 – 17:30 16 Oct 2017. Canberra. The AIIA’s National Conference is Australia’s premier event on Australian foreign policy. The 2017 National Conference will bring together some of Australia’s leading international affairs experts: The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs Senator The Hon Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Senator Richard Di Natale, Leader, The Australian Greens The Hon Kim Beazley AC FAIIA, AIIA National President More information here.

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Coming launch of Australian Naval History Video and Podcast Series

Coming launch of Australian Naval History Video and Podcast Series

On 3 October 2017 the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, will launch the Australian Naval History video and podcast series at the Seapower Conference in Sydney. This series is produced by the Naval Studies Group at University of NSW Canberra in partnership with the Australian Naval Institute, the Naval Historical Society, the RAN Seapower Centre and the Submarine Institute of Australia.

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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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