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Conference Proceedings 2008
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Papers and presentations from the 2008 Conference

This was the 4th Biennial Conference and was held at the Shine Dome, Canberra in November 2008.  The theme of the Conference was:

Australia's Future Submarine Capability - The Way Ahead



Opening Address: Professor the Honourable Kim Beazley - Defence Minister 1984-1990

Session 1: The Strategic Maritime Environment 2025

Setting the Strategic Scene in the Indo/Asia/Pacific Region: Dr Andrew Davies - Program Director Operations & Capability, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

US perspective on Strategic Issues facing the US/Australian Alliance 2025-2050: VADM Jay Donnelly USN - Commander Submarine Force

Session 2: Australia’s Submarine Capability

CN’s perspective on Submarines in Australia’s Military Defence - The Top Level Capability required in 2025: VADM Russ Crane AM CSM RAN - Chief of Navy

‘State of the Union’ Address: CDRE Steve Davies RAN - Commander, Australian Naval Submarine Group

Session 3: Acquiring the Capability

Establishing the Requirement for Australia’s Future Underwater Warfare Capability: VADM Matt Tripovich AM CSC RAN - Chief, Capability Development Group, Australian Defence Headquarters

A Personal Perspective on the Requirements for a Future Submarine: Captain Peter Scott CSC RAN - Director Submarine Operations, Fleet Headquarters

Implementing a Capability Acquisition Strategy: Mr Mark Gairey - Project Director-designate, Project SEA1000 (Future Submarine), Defence Materiel Organisation

An Industry Perspective on Acquiring the Capability: Mr Greg Tunny - Managing Director, ASC Pty Ltd

Submarine Combat System of the Future: Mr Jerry Bradshaw - Undersea Technology Area Director, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

Session 4: The Future Climate

The Challenges of Manning a Future Submarine Force: The Honourable Warren Snowdon, MP - Minister for Defence Science and Personnel

Resourcing a Submarine Building Industry: Mr John Jeremy - Director, Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Managing the Public Perception: Mr Ian McPhedran - National Defence Writer, News Limited

Session 5: AE2 Update

Submarine HMAS AE2 and the Project to recognise its role in the Gallipoli Campaign: CDRE Terry Roach AM RAN Rtd, AE2 Commemorative Foundation Ltd and Mr Tim Smith - Heritage Office (NSW)

Session 6: Submarine Technology

Innovation in Submarine Science and Technology: Ms Janis Cocking - Chief, Maritime Platforms Division, Defence Science & Technology Organisation

Submarine Design Considerations: Mr Hans Wicklander - General Manager, Deep Blue Tech Pty Ltd

Optimising the Hullform of an ‘evolved’ Collins: Professor Peter Joubert OAM

Submarine Power and Propulsion - Trends and Opportunities: Mr Andrew Compson - Manager, Marine Systems, BMT Defence Services (Australia) Pty Ltd & Mr John Buckingham - Senior Principal Engineer, BMT Defence Services Ltd, United Kingdom

Air Independent Propulsion - Swedish Development and Experience: Mr Gunnar Ohlund, Technical Director, Kockums AB & RAdm (LH) Andreas Olsson RSwN - Head of Naval & Marine Procurement Command, FMV

Lithium Ion Naval Energy Storage Systems for Underwater Applications: M Didier Jouffroy - Naval Programs Development Manager, SAFT Batteries

Submarine Main Storage Batteries - Managing the Technology Watershed: Mr Peter Chaplin - Engineering Manager, Pacific Marine Batteries Pty Ltd

Permanence at Sea: Consequences on Design: M Michel Accary - Executive Vice President, DCNS & RADM Patrick Leroux FN (Rtd) - DCNS

Payload System Integration for Future Submarines: Mr Jeff Owen - Technical Director, Strachan & Henshaw (UK) & Dr Max Ratcliffe - Senior Engineer, Strachan & Henshaw (Australia)

Submarines Down Under - Merging Experiences for Emerging Solutions: Mr Peter Hauschildt - Director Research & Development, Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH and Mr Per Ola Hedrin (HDW)

Modelling the Future Submarine: Mr Rangesh Katuri - Vice-President, Sales and Marketing L-3 MAPPS

Submarine Combat Systems - The Shipbuilder’s Role in C4 Integration: Mr Ron Mauldin - Manager C4I Integration, General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation

Submarine Underwater Multi-Influence Signature Management Solutions: Dr Samantha Davidson - Research and Software Team Leader, Ultra Electronics PMES

Network-Centric ASW - A Reality? Mr Peter Horobin (L-3 Nautronix) and Mr Ted Huber (Acacia Research Pty Ltd) 

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