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Subject/Title Speaker

List of RUSI Presentations 1988 - Present

List of presentations given to USI of ACT. Not all presentations are held or will be mounted.

Thales-Defence Relationship & Defence Industry Reform

Mr Paul McClintock, AO Chairman, Thales Australia spoke to the USI of ACT in Canberra on 16 Feb 2011 on the Thales-Defence Relationship & Defence Industry Reform. The address attracted articles in the Australian and the Financial Review newspapers.

The Global Strategic Environment and Australia’s Options

Dr Rod Lyon, Program Director on Strategy and International Affairs at ASPI, spoke to members of the RUSI of Victoria about the role of the United States in the region and globally in the context of global strategic re-alignments.

Future submarines for Australia

RADM Rowan Moffitt Head of Future Submarines Project spoke to the USI of ACt about options for future submarines for Australia.

DG ASIO Speaks on ASIO

Mr David Irvine AO, Director-General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation speaks about Australia’s current security and intelligence operating environment.

ADF Force 2030 - The ICT Perspective

Chief Information Officer spoke of the evolution of CIOG’s operations and how it mirrors the major reforms in Defence and the wider information and communications technology (ICT) industry over the last few years.

Japanese view of National Security

Vice-Admiral Yoji Koda, MSDF (Retd) previous Commander-in-Chief Japanese Self-Defense Fleet spoke to The USI of the ACT. He proposed that Australia and Japan cooperate to boost US presence in their contiguous waters.

Blamey Oration - 2011 RUSI of Victoria

Rear Admiral James Goldrick AM CSC RAN spoke to the RUSI of Victoria in Melbourne on 19 May 2011 delivering a Blamey Oration on issues of Command in the 21st Century

Joint Strike Fighter - 2011 update

An update on the Joint Strike Fighter program was provided to the USI of the ACT in June by the New Air Combat Capability Program Manager Air Vice-Marshal Kim Osley.

Future for Industry supporting the ADF

Mark Reynolds, Head of Commercial and Industry Programs in the Defence Materiel Organisation spoke of challenges to the development of Defence Industry in Australia. He spoke of opportunities for Industry to provide support to the ADF

VADM Griggs - RAN in 2011

VADM Ray Griggs spoke to the USI of ACT on 10 August 2011 in Canberra. He provided an overview of the challenges facing the Royal Australian Navy.

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