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Unlocking the True Potential of Autonomous Maritime Systems

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8:15am AEST,


The Pavilion, 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533



AIDN Member Price: $350

AIDN Non-Member Price: $550

AIDN Members

AIDN Non-Member Price: $550

Non AIDN Members

$50.00 + GST

Event Overview

Have you got your tickets to the i3net Defence Tech forum?

i3net is excited to host the upcoming Defence Industry Forum: Unlocking the True Potential of Autonomous Maritime Systems, on July 17, 2024, at The Pavilion in Kiama. This key event will gather global defence experts, industry leaders, and SMEs to discuss innovations and opportunities in autonomous maritime technology.

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Region in New South Wales is primed for the emergence of autonomous maritime platforms, with its cutting-edge industrial sector, coastal assets and a top-tier university.

The forum, moderated by Commodore Vince Di Pietro, AM, CSC, RAN, and former CEO of Lockheed Martin Australia and New Zealand, will feature discussions on regional capabilities, future applications, and SME readiness for defence sector integration. Distinguished speakers include leaders from the Royal Australian Navy, Joint Capabilities Division, Anduril Australia and Asia Pacific, MSubs, Nova Systems, Northrop Grumman, Navantia Australia, BAE Systems, and more.

Attendees will benefit from networking opportunities, expert panels, and significant industry announcements. The one-day forum will cover Autonomous Maritime Systems, AUKUS initiatives, The East Australian Exercise Area, AI, Cyber, Space, Prime panels + more.

The strategic agenda will provide attendees with insights about new markets, connection with key decision makers and plenty of networking time.

You will have the unique opportunity to hear, meet and network with these esteemed companies:
• Anduril Australia and Asia Pacific
• BAE Systems Australia
• Bisalloy
• Cowell Clarke Commercial Lawyers
• East Coast Marine Centre
• Joint Capabilities Division, Australian Defence Force
• L3Harris
• LW Consulting
• Marine AI, New Zealand
• MSubs, United Kingdom
• Nova Systems
• Northrop Grumman Australia
• Navantia Australia
• Raytheon
• Royal Australian Navy
• Superyacht Australia & Australian Commercial Marine Group
• U.S. Naval Attaché Australia

You can’t miss this opportunity!

Event Details

Location: The Pavilion, 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
Date: Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Time: 8:15am Registration and Networking; 9am – 4pm Forum; 4pm – 5pm Networking Drinks (Sponsored by MSubs)
Dress: Black Tie or Mess Kit with Miniatures, Ladies – Formal Attire.
RSVP: 5pm AEST, Friday, 19 July 2024


i3net member/partner rate: $350.00 +GST

Guest tickets: $550.00 +GST

*Ticket includes access to all sessions, morning tea, all day tea & coffee, lunch and networking drinks + free onsite parking.

If you have any queries please email i3net@i3net.com.au.

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