Goldrick seminar 26 Oct – future of submarines

USS LOS ANGELES and HMAS FARNCOMB during Exercise Lungfish 99


Submarine Operations Today and in the Future
Co-convened with the Submarine Institute Australia and the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society.

Proudly sponsored by:

Thursday, 26 October 2017.

The undersea environment is the most complex and challenging operating environment for Navies. This year’s Goldrick Seminar will discuss these complexities and the new capabilities that will equip the Navy and other elements of the Australian Defence Force.

This seminar is being held jointly with Navantia Australia, the Submarine Institute of Australia and the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society. The venue will be the Australian Defence Force Academy.

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.

Registration, which includes morning tea and lunch, is $50 for ANI Members and non-ANI members. ADFA Midshipmen and Officer Cadets are offered complimentary registration, but are required to register.

Bookings and registration can be made via One Stop at UNSW at ADFA here..

Bookings and registrations for the 2017 Goldrick Seminar close at 4.00pm on Tuesday,
17 October 2017

Seminar Speakers:

Rear Admiral Greg Sammut, Head Future Submarine Program
Captain Geoff Wadley, Commander Submarines
Mika Ihalainen, Swedish Defence Attaché Australia and New Zealand
Commodore Peter Scott
Commodore Lee Goddard, Vice President ANI
Rear Admiral James Goldrick

When: 8.30am – 4.00pm on Thursday, 26 October 2017

Where: Adams Auditorium, Australian Defence Force Academy, Northcott Drive, Campbell, ACT 2600

Dress: S7/Business attire

strong>Draft Program

Session 1: Submarine Operations
0830 Registration
0900 Administrative Remarks Lieutenant Commander Desmond Woods (MC)
0905 Opening Remarks and Keynote Address Keynote Speaker tbc
0930 History of submarine operations: how we employ them in the past and present. RADM Greg Sammut, Head Future Submarine Program
1010 The strategic role of submarines in the 21st century. Andrew Davies, Director Defence & Strategy Program, ASPI
1050 Morning Tea
1110 The Current Force. CAPT Geoff Wadley, COMSUB
1150 Swedish submarine operations in littoral waters – the strategic context. Mr Mika Ihalainen, Swedish Defence Attaché Australia and New Zealand.
1230 Lunch

Session 2: Submarine Platform & People
1315 Future Technologies. Mr David Kershaw, Chief Maritime Division, Defence Science and Technology.
1350 . The Design Approach to Submarines. Mr Brent Clark, CEO, Naval Group Australia
1425 Future technologies in ASW. Navantia
1445 Submarines and industry CDRE Peter Scott
1515 Concluding Remarks RADM James Goldrick

1555 Launch of Australian Naval History Podcast Series (Oberon Submarines)

Afternoon Tea and Close. Professor John Arnold, Deputy Rector, UNSW at ADFA

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