CONFERENCES

IndPac 2017

Date: Thursday 5 October 2017

Time: 0850 - 1210

Registration: This event is open to all PACIFIC 2017 trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates however, pre-registration is required.

  • Step 1 - Register as a PACIFIC 2017 trade visitor here. Exhibitors can also attend this event, but will be required to have an exhibitor badge.
  • Step 2 - Register your attendance for the IndPac 2017 by contacting Dr Alexey Muraviev here.

Hosted by: Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia and Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited

Location: Level 3 Exhibition, ICC Sydney

Hurry! Only a few places remain available!

Chatham House rules will apply.

The inaugural IndPac seminar, organised by Curtin University's Strategic Flashlight forum on National Security and Strategy, in partnership with Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited, was held at Pacific 2013.

The theme for IndPac 2017 will  be Up Periscope: RAN’s SEA 1000 and SEA 5000 and the evolving threat landscape in the Indo Asia Pacific.

The keynote speaker for this event will be Dr Tim Huxley, Executive Director, International Institute for Strategic Studies – Asia, Singapore.


08.50 - 09.05 Welcome remarks/opening statement

PART ONE:
Setting the geo-strategic context
(Chair: Dr Alexey D Muraviev, Head of Department, Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University)

09.05 – 09.15 Opening statement:
CDRE Justin Jones, CSC, Royal Australian Navy, Commodore Training

09.15 - 09.40


International keynote address:
The Prospect of Major Maritime Conflict in the Asia-Pacific Region
Dr Tim Huxley, Executive Director, International Institute for Strategic Studies - Asia, Singapore
09.40 - 10.00 The Enduring Relevance of Surface Combatants
Mr Victor Abramowicz, Department of Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University
10.00 - 10.20 Q&A, PART ONE

PART TWO:
Subsurface and aerial challenges to the RAN in East Asia
(Chair: Ms Sharon Humphris, Project Director, Research Network for Enhanced Decision Making in the Submarine, Curtin University)

10.20 - 10.40 Russian Offensive and Strategic Submarine Capability in the Pacific
Dr Alexey D Muraviev, Head of Department, Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University

10.40 - 11.00


PLAN Offensive and Strategic Submarine Capability
Mr Lindsay Hughes, Department of Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University
11.00 - 11.20 Russia's Assessments of the North Korea's Strategic Submarine Capability
Dr Alexey D Muraviev, Department of Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University
11.20 - 11.40 Regional ASW and Strike Capabilities
Prof Sanu Kainikara, Air Power Strategist – RAAF, Department of Defence
11.40 - 12.00 Q&A, PART TWO
12.00 INDPAC ends


Contact and pre-register:
Dr Alexey Muraviev
Curtin University
Email: a.muraviev@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 08 9266 2234