Program

Program

9th Biennial SIA Conference 2018 - Program

Tuesday 6 November 2018
9th Biennial SIA Conference - Day 1
 
Start Finish Session Activity Speaker, Venue etc
         
18:00 20:00 CTP Opening Reception  and presentation of Submarine Engineering Excellence Award: sponsored by MacTaggart Scott Australia Howling Moon Rooftop Bar, Canberra Rex Hotel
Wednesday 7 November 2018
9th Biennial SIA Conference - Day 2
7:30 8:15 Reg Registration & Refreshments Canberra Rex Hotel
Session 1 - Plenary Session (1)  
8:15 8:30 Admin
Opening Comments and Admin
Steve Davies (Master of Ceremonies)
8:35 8:45 Welc Welcome  Mark Sander - SIA President
8:50 9:15 1-1 Opening Address. Senator the Hon. David Fawcett  - Assistant Minister for Defence
9:15 9:40 1-2 Australia's Future Submarine Program - An Update RADM Greg Sammut AO CSC RAN, Head Future Submarine Program, Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group (CASG)
9:40 10:05 1-3  'State of the Union' Commodore Tim Brown, RAN - Director General Submarines, Navy Capability Division
10:05 10:15 Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Session 1
10:15 10:40 Break Morning Session Break - Sponsored by: Defence SA Canberra Rex Hotel
Session 2 - Plenary Session (2) Canberra Rex Hotel
10:45 11:10 2-1 US Submarine Design, Construction and Life Extension RDML David Goggins USN - Program Executive Officer, Submarines, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
11:10 11:35 2-2 Swedish experience with upgrades to Gotland class RADM Jens Nykvist - Chief of Naval Staff, Royal Swedish Navy
11:35 12:00 2-3 Submarine Transition: Key Challenges Marcus Hellyer - Senior Analyst, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
12:00 12:15 Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Session 2
12:15 13:25 Lunch Luncheon Break sponsored by: JFD Australia  Canberra Rex Hotel
Session 3 -  Canberra Rex Hotel
13:30 13:55 3-1   Andrew Davies - Strategist (ASPI Rtd.)
13:55 14:20 3-2 Progress with the Future Submarine M Jean-Michel Billig (Chairman) & Mr John Davis (CEO) - Naval Group Australia
14:20 14:45 3-3 Gold Sponsor's Address Chris Jenkins - CEO Thales Australia and New Zealand 
14:45 15:00 Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Session 3
15:00 15:30 Break Afternoon Session Break sponsored by: Blue Zone Group  Canberra Rex Hotel
Session 4 -  Canberra Rex Hotel
15:35 16:00 4-1   VADM Michael Noonan AO, RAN - Chief of Navy
16:00 16:25 4-2 Observations from the Opposition The Hon. Richard Marles MP - Shadow Minister for Defence
16:25 16:45 4-3 Open Forum/Questions & Answers Speakers from Sessions 1-4
18:30 19:00 PDD Pre-Dinner Drinks sponsored by JEDS Canberra Rex Hotel
19:00 22:30 AD Annual SIA Dinner available for sponsorship 
Dinner Wines sponsored  by PMB Defence
Canberra Rex Hotel
Dinner Speaker: The Hon. David Johnston, Australian Defence Export Advocate
         
Thursday 8 November 2018
9th Biennial SIA Conference - Day 3
8:00 9:15 AGM Annual General Meeting of the Submarine Institute of Australia Financial Members only Canberra Rex Hotel
8.00 9:15 Reg Single Day Registration & Refreshments Canberra Rex Hotel
Session 5 -  Canberra Rex Hotel
9:20 9.30 Admin Opening Comments & admin Mark Sander, President, SIA and Steve Davies, MC
9:30 9:55 5-1 AE1 - The Search Success RADM Peter Briggs AO CSC RAN (Rtd.)
10:00 10:30 Break Morning Session Break Sponsored by APC Technology  
         
Sessions 6-8 - General Presentations
    Stream 6A - LOTE Lessons Canberra Rex Hotel Stream 6B - Industry and Engineering Canberra Rex Hotel
10:35 10:50 6A-1 Exploiting Lessons Learned from Allies' Service Life Extension Activities Toby Lemerande - Head of Discipline - Asset Management, BMT Defence & Technology Pty Ltd 6B-1 Defence Industry Eco-System – Collaboration is the key Bill Docalovich - Project Director, Naval Shipbuilding College
10:55 11:20 6A-2 First hand observations of the use of a life extension program to risk reduce a new build – Automation and Control Systems. Rebecca Brickhill - A26 Automation Lead Engineer, Saab Kockums AB 6B-2 Enhancing Collins Capabilities through use of Support Ships Ken Goh - Managing Director, Knud E Hansen Australia Pty Ltd and Commodore Denis Mole AM RAN Rtd
11:25 11:50 6A-3 Victoria Class Submarines - A Journey From Life Extension to Modernization Ken Cox - Program Manager, BMT Canada 6B-3 Collins and FSP – linking the two to get the best outcome Sean Williams - Capture Manager - Marine, Babcock Australia Pty Ltd
11:55 12:20 6A-4 Optimising in service support to manage availability risk of Naval assets during life extension Anthony Kwong - Principal Consultant, Frazer-Nash Consultancy 6B-4 Sustaining Australia's Sovereign Engineering Capability for the Collins Class – An Industry Perspective Jim Burnside - General Manager - Engineering, ASC Pty Ltd
12:20 12:35 Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Stream A Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Stream 6B
12:35 13:35 Lunch Luncheon sponsored by Modis
    Stream 7A - Testing and Information Management   Stream 7B - Sensors, Combat Systems and Artifical Intelligence
13:35 14:00 7A-1 Submarine Batteries - keeping pace beyond 2020 Peter Chaplin - Technical Manager, PMB Defence 7B-1 Retrofitting a Swedish Submarine with an Optronics mast Pierre-Olivier Nougues - Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Safran Defense
14:05 14:30 7A-2 Predictive Life Cycle Forecasting: An Interactive Method for Optimisation across a Multi-class Submarine Force Toby Lemerande - Head of Discipline - Asset Management, BMT D&T 7B-2 2025-2045: Preparing for an Australian Submarine Combat System LOTE Adam Waldie - Submarine Key Account Manager, Thales Australia Pty Ltd
14:35 15:00 7A-3 Applying Non-Destructive Testing for LOTE Nigel Doyle - Group Leader, Frazer-Nash Consultancy 7B-3 AI Enabling Australia's Future Submarine and COLLINS' Role Today Professor Anton van den Hengel/Horden Wiltshire - Acacia Systems
15:00 15:15 Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Stream 7A Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Stream 7B
15:15 15:45 Break Afternoon Session Break - Sponsored by Sonartech Atlas
    Stream 8A - Collaboration   Stream 8B - Future Opportunities  
15:45 16:10 8A-1 MBSE approach to balancing operational demands and maintenance workforce planning Tom Bransden - Senior Engineer, Frazer-Nash Consultancy 8B-1 Collins Visual System Life of Type Extension (LOTE) Alan Stevenson - Sales Director, Optronics & Missiles, Thales UK
16:15 16:40 8A-2 Collaboration in Australia's Sovereign Supply Chain Capability for the Collins Class – An Industry Perspective Tanya Pimblett - Commercial and Supply Chain Manager, ASC Pty Ltd 8B-2 Deploying multiple autonomous vehicles – the future for ISR Andrew Lucas - Managing Director, AOS Group
16:45 17:10 8A-3 High performance, low noise submarine converters: SiC technology Löic Pinson - Head of Sales, ECA Group 8B-3 Providing Breathable Air for Submarines Scott Peak - Market Leader - Maritime, Ultra Electronics
17:10 17:15 Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Stream 8A Q&A Questions & Answers Speakers from Stream 8B
17:15 17:20   Leg stretch while Stream 8B moves to Plenary Hall   Move to Plenary Hall  
17:20 17:40   Closing Remarks Mark Sander - President, Submarine Institute of Australia  

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