The following conference program is correct as at 1 June 2017 but is subject to change.

Tuesday 3 October 2017 Day 1
Time Pyrmont Theatre
0945 - 1000 Opening Ceremony
1000 - 1100 Keynotes
Chair: John Jeremy
1000 - 1030 Opening Address
To be advised
1030 - 1100 Keynote Address
Dr Margaret Law
Strategy & Capability Manager
ASC Pty Ltd
1100 - 1130 Morning Tea
  Conference room (tbc) Conference room (tbc) Conference room (tbc)
1130 - 1330 Session 1 - Ship Design
Chair: TBC
Session 2 - Structural Integrity
Chair: TBC
Session 21 -
Chair: TBC
1130 - 1200 A Ship Performance Modelling and Simulation Framework to Support Requirements Development
Dylan Dwyer
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
Maintaining Technical Integrity of the Royal Australian Navy's Survey Motor Boats
Jon Emonson and Peter Webb
BAE Systems, Australia
Submarine Sovereignty - ASC's Collins Experience
Martin Edwards
ASC Shipbuilding, Australia
1200 - 1230 Design of Icebreaking Supply & Research Vessels
Ken Goh and Robert Spencer
Knud E Hansen, Australia
Effects of Structural Ageing on Blast Analyses of a Naval Vessel: A Technical Review
Daniel Clayton
Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia
Waste Heat Recovery of Marine Diesel Engines
Noam Olshina
The University of Melbourne, Australia
1230 - 1300 Damen Naval Auxiliary Vessels; a Compromise or a Solution?
Piet van Rooij
Damen Shipyards, The Netherlands
Lessons from Life of Type Extension (LOTE) for Naval Fleet and New Build
Olaf Doerk and Georgios Spiliotis
DNV-GL, Australia
The Whipping Response of a Submerged Free-free Cylinder Due to Underwater Explosions
Steven De Candia
Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia
1300 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1600 Session 3 - Ship Building
Chair: TBC
Session 4 - Ship Safety
Chair: TBC
Session 22 - Combat Systems
Chair: TBC
1400 - 1430 First and Second Order Technical Implications of an Off-The-Shelf Approach to Naval Ship Acquisition
Joe Cole
Department of Defence, Australia
  Knowledge-based Naval Mission & Combat Systems
Alain Carof DCNS, France
1430 - 1500 Australian Innovation Transforming Modern Naval Shipbuilding
Tim Speer
Austal, Australia
Commercial Ship Management - Strong Risk Management is Good Business
David Parmeter
Teekay Shipping, Australia
The Genesis of Australia's Future Naval Enterprise Combat System Capability
David Hanley
Raytheon, Australia
1500 - 1530 From Contract to Commissioning: Challenges and Triumphs in Delivering the Nation's First Air Warfare Destroyer
Paul Evans
Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance, Australia
Multi Agency Study - Impact Exposure on Hulls and Humans Onboard High-Speed Boats
Carl Magnus Ullman
High Speed Boat Operations Forum, Sweden
The Aegis Weapons System - Providing Proven and Extendable Maritime Capabilities in Meeting Defence White Paper Objectives
Alan Hicks
Lockheed Martin, USA
1530 - 1600 Shipbuilding Lessons Learnt on the Air Warfare Destroyers
Mark Lamarre
ASC Shipbuilding, Australia
The International Maritime Organization Guidelines on Fatigue Mitigation and Management: A Status Quo
Michelle Grech
Australian Maritime Safety Authority, Australia
A New Paradigm for the Ship Self-Protection System
Jason Downie
Rheinmetall Electronics, Australia
1600 - 1800 Session 5 - Ship Propulsion
Chair: TBC
Session 6 - Ship Structures
Chair: TBC
Session 23 -
Chair: TBC
1600 - 1630 Optimising High Speed Craft for Hybrid Propulsion
Robert Hayes
Frazer Nash Consultancy, Australia
Structural Integrity of Maritime Platforms
Bruce Cartwright
University of Newcastle, Australia
Slow Speed Depth Control of a Cubmarine Under Waves
Paul Crossland
QinetiQ, United Kingdom
1630 - 1700 Modern Power and Propulsion System Options for Future Frigates - Hybrid as an Enabler for Increased Operational Capability
Edward Wright and Richard Partridge
Rolls Royce PLC, United Kingdom
Comparative Structural Requirements for High Speed Naval Craft: The 'ROURKE Class' Corvette
John Lord
Independent, Member of RINA, Australia
Smart Escape Support System for Passenger Ship: Active Dynamic Signage & Real-time Escape Routing
James Choi
Cornerstones Technology, Republic of Korea
1700 - 1730 Mission-centric Design of Hybrid Propulsion Systems for Multi-purpose Naval Vessels
Pierpaolo Da Fieno
MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, Germany
Application of Structural Integrity Management Principles Demonstrated in Other Domains to Improve Seaworthiness and Cost of Ownership Outcomes
Michael Houston and Stuart Cannon
QinetiQ/Defence Science and Technolgy Group, Australia
1730 - 1800 Offshore Supply Vessels: A Comparison of Propulsion System Architectures
Cameron Sobie
Siemens Industry Software, Belgium
Trials and Tribulations: Load and Structural Response Measurements of a Naval Semi-planing Craft
Teresa Magoga
Defence Science and Technology, Australia


Wednesday 4 October 2017 Day 2
Time Conference Room (TBC) Conference Room (TBC)
0830 - 1100 Session 7 - Ship Repair
Chair: TBC
Session 8 - Submarine Operations
Chair: TBC
0830 - 0900 Keynote Address:
Dr David Kershaw
Chief of Maritime Division
DSTG, Department of Defence, Australia
0900 - 0930 Challenges in Naval Ship Maintenance
Arshad Kunjumon
Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding, United Arab Emirates
Awaiting the Next Revolution in Naval Affairs
Simon Reay Atkinson
University of Sydney, Australia
0930 - 1000 3D Laser Scanning Applications for Shipbuilding and Repair
Joe Daley
Gibbs & Cox, USA
Integrated Performance Modelling of Submarines to Support Strategic Decision Making for the Future Submarine Program
Simon Harrison
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
1000 - 1030 Low Distortion Welding Processes for Naval Shipbuilding
Bruno Levieil
University of Wollongong, Australia
The Operational Benefits of Covertly Refuelling a Conventional Submarine whilst at Sea
Simon Harrison
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
1030 - 1100 High Entropy Brasses & Bronzes - New Marine Alloys
Kevin Laws
University of New South Wales, Australia
Enhancement of Safety and Operational Reliability of Modern Submarines Through the Involvement of a Classification Society
Maik Wunsch and Christian von Olderhausen
DNV-GL, Germany
1100 - 1130 Morning Tea
1130 - 1300 Session 9 - Panel Discussion
Chair: John Jeremy
Session 10 - Submarine Hydrodynamics
Chair: TBC
1130 - 1200

Off-the-Shelf Naval Ship Design through Requirements Engineering

Mr Joe Cole- Naval Technical Bureau

CMDR Lindsay Gordon - Capability, Acquisition & Sustainment Group

CMDR Dan Crocker - Capability, Acquisition & Sustainment Group

Dr Warren Smith - UNSW Canberra

Mr Steve Saunders - Raytheon Australia

The Influence of Appendages and their Stall on Submarine Hydrodynamic Loads
Gregory Seil
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
1200 - 1230 The Effects of Length to Diameter Ratio on the Resistance Characteristics for Various Axisymmetrical Hull Forms
Zhi Quan Leong
Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia
1230 - 1300 Sensitivity of a Submarine Manoeuvring Model to Parameter Uncertainty
Siobhan Giles
BMT Design & Technology, Australia
1300 - 1400 Lunch Break
1400 - 1600 Session 11 - Structural Integrity
Chair: TBC
Session 12 -
Chair: TBC
1400 - 1430 Prediction of Ultimate Strength of Locally Corroded Plates Using ANFIS Model
Mohamed Daboos
Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia
Experiments Investigating the Mass Moment of Inertia of Fluids in Roll
Darris Fortescue, Martin Grimm and Warren Smith
UNSW Canberra, Australia
1430 - 1500 Effect of Pitting Corrosion on the Ultimate Strength and Buckling Behaviour of Stiffened Aluminium Panels
Lenore Pedrina
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
The Influence of Roll Radius of Gyration Including the Effect of Inertia of Fluids in Motion Predictions
Darris Fortescue, Martin Grimm and Warren Smith
UNSW Canberra, Australia
1500 - 1530

Sensor Assisted Damage Assessment
Kieran Skewes
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia

Estimation of Added Mass Moment of Inertia in Roll Motion Through Numerical Simulation
S.S. Kianejad
Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia
1530 - 1600 The Ungoverned Space: Call for Improved Test & Maintenance to Comply with Regulations & Go Beyond
Carl Hunter
Coltraco Ultrasonics, United Kingdom
Ship Roll Reduction Using Water-flow Induced Coriolis Effect
Mario Walker
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
1600 - 1800 Session 13 - Hydrodynamics
Chair: TBC
Session 14 - Survivability
Chair: TBC
1600 - 1630 On the Choice of the Design Wave and Wind Environment when Assessing Minimum Power Requirements in the Dutch North Sea
Sanne van Essen
MARIN, The Netherlands
Integrated Survivability Analysis of Naval Platforms in High Threat Environments
Anthony Woolley
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
1630 - 1700 Motion Analysis of a Small Unmanned Planing Craft in Seaway
Allaka Himabindu
Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel
Medium Scale Experiments for the Validation of Naval Platform Vulnerability Simulations
George Yiannakopoulos
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
1700 - 1730   Rapid System Vulnerability Assessment Using Fault Trees with System Location Attribution
Serap Aksu
Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
1730 - 1800 Innovative Experiments for Investigating Maritime Hydrodynamic Problems
Gregor Macfarlane
Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia
Rapid Vulnerability Assessment of Naval Structures subjected to Internal Blast
Luiz Bortolan Neto
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Australia
1800 - 1930 Pacific 2017 International Maritime Conference Cocktail Reception
Terrace Room, Australian National Maritime Museum


THURSDAY 5 October 2017 Day 3
Time Conference Room (TBC) Conference Room (TBC)
0830 - 1100 Session 15 - Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Chair: TBC
Session 16 - Ship Operations
Chair: TBC
0830 - 0900 Keynote Address:
Mr Paddy Fitzpatrick
Director General Future Frigates
CASG, Department of Defence
0900 - 0930 A Paradigm Shift in AUV Capabilities - Boeing's Echo Voyager XLUUV
Dan Tubbs
Boeing, USA
The RNZN's Lessons from HMNZS Canterbury's Service Commander
Simon Rooke
RNZN New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand
0930 - 1000 Achieving Integrated Command and Control of Unmanned Systems - the Unmanned Warrior Experience
Lisa Hunter-Yeats
QinetiQ, Australia
Large Displacement Frigate
Total Ownership Cost Model

Malcolm Waugh
WAMA Alliance Management Office, Australia
1000 - 1030 Northrop Grumman Demonstrates High Area Clearance Rate with Unmanned Mine Hunting System at Unmanned Warrior
Northrop Grumman Undersea Systems
Advanced Coating Solutions for the Marine Industry
Scott Wade
Swinburn University of Technology, Australia
1030 - 1100 Underwater Glider Performance at Model- and Full-scale Reynolds Numbers
Max Haase
Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia
Putting Teeth into Coastal and Marine Protected Area (MPA) Monitoring
Graham Hine
Liquid Robotics, USA
1100 - 1130 Morning Tea
1130 - 1330 Session 17 -
Chair: TBC
Session 18 - Autonomous Surface Vehicles
Chair: TBC
1130 - 1200 The Design & Safety Challenges of a Lithium-ion Main Storage Battery for Conventional Submarines
Aidan Depetro
BMT Design & Technology, Australia
Integrating Unmanned Surface Vessels into the Australian Defence and Border Protection Forces
Derek Rogers
Saab, Australia
1200 - 1230 Design and Qualification of Submarine Engines
Arndt von Drathen
MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, Germany
Application of the Lloyd's Register Unmanned Marine System Code to a Small Remotely Controlled Survey Vessel
Jim Gorton
Lloyds Register, United Kingdom
1230 - 1300 Submarine Main Propulsion using Lithium-ion Batteries
Choong Yeon Chong
Kokam Co. Ltd, South Korea
Recent Advances in Utilizing Autonomous Underwater, Surface and Aerial Vehicles for Operational Field Logistics
Neil Trenaman
Ocean Aero, USA
1300 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1600 Session 19 - SEA 5000 Future Frigate
Chair: TBC
Session 20 - Autonomous Vessels
Chair: TBC
1400 - 1430 Type 26 Global Combat Ship: The Next Generation Warship
Chris Muskett and Gavin Rudgley
BAE Systems, United Kingdom/Australia
Persistent Autonomous Unmanned Surface Vessels Powered by the Ocean
Robert Dane
OCIUS, Australia
1430 - 1500

Fincantieri SEA 5000 Presentation

On an Investigation of Autonomous Naval Ships for the RAN
Gabrielle Anastasio, Joseph Cole and Warren Smith
UNSW Canberra, Australia
1500 - 1530 Navantia SEA5000 Presentation A Practical Demonstration of ASW Using Unmanned and Autonomous Vehicles and a Review of their Potential Impact on Future Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
Robin Campbell
QinetiQ, Australia