Upcoming conferences and activities

This calendar lists conferences, seminars and other public activities on strategic security, defence, strategic studies, international relations, international security, domestic security, military history and associated matters.

The events listed are generally those organised by official, professional, educational, research or charitable bodies for public benefit, rather than commercial activities conducted solely for profit.


Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exhibition 2017
Exhibition: Tuesday 28 February - Sunday 05 March 2017
Public airshow:  Friday 03 March - Sunday 05 March 2017
Avalon Airport, Geelong, Victoria
Enquiries: www.airshow.com.au


Research Network for a Secure Australia: 14th National Security Summit
Safeguarding Australia 2017: Security at a turning point — Innovation, leadership and diversity
03-04 May 2017
QT Hotel, Canberra
Enquiries: http://www.safeguardingaustraliasummit.org.au 


Military History and Heritage Victoria and ANU's Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
War in the Sand Pit: Perspectives and lessons from Australia's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq 2001-2014
12-13 May 2017
Monash Centre, Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera (Brisbane)
Enquiries: http://www.mhhv.org.au/?page_id=673&event_id=1068




Schedule of ADF "Open Days"

Navy: http://www.navy.gov.au/navy-today/open-days  


Air Force: http://www.airforce.gov.au/Interact/Displays/Air-Shows/?RAAF-iBBIZGwstZ874cZM/cfL/Idc+u6Ro5VF  


Information on ADF Museums

Navy: http://www.navy.gov.au/history 

Army: http://www.army.gov.au/Our-history/Army-Museum-Network 

Air Force: http://www.airforce.gov.au/raafmuseum/ 



Disclaimers and disclosures

  • Conference Calendar seeks to list relevant events over the following six months or so.
  • Inclusion in this calendar does not mean or imply that the Australia Defence Association necessarily endorses the activity listed or its sponsoring institution or organisation.
  • Inclusion is customary for activities run by academic and research institutions, profession-based institutes, industry peak-body organisations, charitable bodies, the defence force or government departments and agencies.
  •  In order to target likely attendees directly, organisers of professional, academic and commercial conferences and other activities can also advertise them in our publications and on this website.
  • ADA advertising policy is detailed here. In summary, the ADA exercises a public-interest test for advertisements and does not seek, accept or publish advertorial-type articles in its publications or on this website.
  • Except where organisers choose to advertise in our publications at standard rates, the ADA derives no financial benefit from the activities listed in Conference Calendar.
  • As a standard professional courtesy arrangement in some cases, ADA representatives may be provided with complimentary registration when speaking or chairing a session at a conference, helping structure the intellectual or professional content of a conference program, or assisting with the provision of information and publicity to professional, corporate and public audiences.
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