EVENTS

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HMAS Albatross event: the future of the Fleet Air Arm

HMAS Albatross event: the future of the Fleet Air Arm

The Future of the Fleet Air Arm HMAS Albatross – Thursday, 27 April 2017 Proudly sponsored by Navantia The Australian Naval Institute will be hosting a Maritime Event at HMAS Albatross on the theme “The Future of the Fleet Air Arm” on Thursday, 27 April 2017. ANI Members and friends are invited to attend this event which will be held in the Museum facility at Nowra. The event will combine presentations by Navy and industry and tours of aircraft and facilities. The program is as follows: The Maritime Event will commence at 1000 and complete at 1530. Dress is smart casual with footwear suitable for the program. There is no charge to attend this event, however numbers are limited. Those wishing to attend should register via the ANI Secretariat: email admin@navalinstitute.com.au. For further information, contact 02 6290 1505. The Australian Naval Institute acknowledges the assistance of the Fleet Air Arm…

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Call for nominations for McNeil Prize

Call for nominations for McNeil Prize

In 2016, the Australian Naval Institute (ANI) created an award to honour an individual or individuals from Australian industry who have made an outstanding contribution to the capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy. This award was named the “McNeil Prize” in honour of RADM Percival McNeil CB RAN. The winner of the inaugural Prize in 2016 was Mr Ian Croser AM, the co-founder of CEA Technologies. The citation for Mr Croser read: “Mr Croser, through his remarkable vision, perseverance, determination and a dogged desire for excellence had successfully developed unique radar and communications systems from the ground up. As a consequence the RAN, the ADF and the nation are now reaping significant benefits from his prodigious engineering talent and technical leadership”. The criteria for the prize are: • the nominee is an individual or individuals from Australian industry; • the nominee has made a significant contribution to the capabilities of…

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2017 Events Calendar

A PDF of this calendar can be downloaded by clicking here.   February 22 Feb IRS – 2017 National Security Careers Night 23 Feb Lessons Learned from the Battle for Mosul by Professor Clive Williams, Australian Defence College 28Feb-5Mar Avalon Air Show 2017   March 2 Mar SDSC – The Grand Strategy of ‘Empty Space’: the Northwest Frontier and the ‘Great Game, 1864-1907 at ANU. 7 Mar ACSACS – South Vietnamese Soldiers Memories of the Vietnam War and After at ADFA/UNSW Canberra 15 Mar ASPI – State of the Region Masterclass   April 4 Apr ACSACS – The Long Road Book Launch at ADFA/UNSW Canberra 13 Apr ASPI – An Evening with Senator Nick Xenophon 27 Apr ANI – Maritime Event – HMAS Albatross   May 3 May ANI/USI ACT – Lunchtime Presentation by Dr Michael Epkenhans and Colonel Dr Gerhardt Gross at R1 Theatrette (ANI/USI ACT) 4 May Great…

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Naval History Workshop 7 Sep 2016

Naval History Workshop 7 Sep 2016

Naval Studies Group and the Australian Centre For The Study of Armed Conflict and Society (ACSACS) invites you to a one-day workshop. Aim: The Naval History Workshop brings together a diverse range of people interested in the study and writing of Australian and global naval history. It is the first formal activity of the Naval Studies Group recently established within ACSACS at the University of NSW in Canberra (ADFA).

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Fleet Air Arm Maritime Event – 27 April 2017

Fleet Air Arm Maritime Event – 27 April 2017

Fleet_Air_Arm_Museum_The ANI will hold a maritime event to be held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra. The theme is future operations of the new Fleet Air Arm. The event would combine presentations by Navy and industry, an open forum and tours of aircraft and facilities.
Further details will be promulgated when finalized.

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Goldrick Seminar – Maritime Operations in the Littoral – 20 October 2016

Goldrick Seminar – Maritime Operations in the Littoral – 20 October 2016

littoralThis seminar is being held jointly with the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society (University of New South Wales – Canberra) at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

This year’s seminar is titled Maritime Operations in the Littoral. Speakers will be drawn from senior levels of Defence, academia, industry and the media. The intention is for the proceedings to be both recorded and later published by ACSACS.

A draft program of the Goldrick Seminar will be published shortly and bookings will able to be made from mid-August.

The event will also see the launch by the Chief of Navy of the book Bravo Zulu: Honours and Awards to Australian Naval People Volume 1, 1900-1974 by Ian Pfennigwerth.

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War in the Sand Pit: conference on Afghanistan & Iraq 12 & 13 May 2017

War in the Sand Pit: conference on Afghanistan & Iraq 12 & 13 May 2017

sand pitIn the wake of al-Qaeda’s attacks on the United States in September 2001 Australia embarked on a military-led campaign in Afghanistan and Iraq. But few, if any, envisaged it would turn out to be Australia’s longest war. How did this happen? This conference explores how it came about that between 2001 and 2014 over 50,000 members of the Australian Defence Force fought in the Middle East Area of Operations…‘War in the Sand Pit’.

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QinetiQ Obsolescence Management Course

QinetiQ Obsolescence Management Course

QTT_LinkedIn_ObsolescenceManagement_JB_060716QinetiQ is offering a 5% Discount for ANI Members for its Obsolescence Management Course. 5-7 October. Melbourne. Price $2900 +GST per person.

Find out what’s new in looking after the old with Stuart Kelly, President of The International Institute of Obsolescence Management.

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