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.
Hosted by: Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia and Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited
Location: PACIFIC 2017, ICC, Sydney
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.
PART ONE: Setting the geo-strategic context
|08.50 - 09.05||Welcome remarks/opening statement|
09.05 - 09.30
|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
|09.30 - 09.50||The Enduring Relevance of Surface Combatants
Mr Victor Abramowicz, Department of Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University
|09.50 - 10.10||Q&A, PART ONE|
PART TWO: Subsurface and aerial challenges to the RAN in East Asia
|10.15 - 10.35||Russian Offensive and Strategic Submarine Capability in the Pacific
Dr Alexey D Muraviev, Head of Department, Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University
10.35 - 10.55
|PLAN Offensive and Strategic Submarine Capability
Mr Lindsay Hughes, Department of Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University
|10.55 - 11.15||Russia's Assessments of the North Korea's Strategic Submarine Capability
Dr Alexey D Muraviev, Department of Social Sciences and Security Studies, Curtin University
|11.15 - 11.35||Regional ASW and Strike Capabilities
Prof Sanu Kainikara, Air Power Strategist – RAAF, Department of Defence
|11.35 - 11.55||Q&A, PART TWO|