Monday 18 November 2019
  -   9:00 16:30 Tour A Industry Tour - Matrix, ASC, JFD, L3Harris  Bus leaves from Esplanade Hotel
  -   9:00 16:30 Tour B Academic Tour - Universities (Edith Cowan University, University of WA, Curtin University)  Bus leaves from Esplanade Hotel
      18:00 20:00 CTP

Opening Reception
Sponsored by MacTaggart Scott Australia

Announcement of Submarine Engineering Excellence Award

Fremantle Bathers Beach House

Special Guest Speakers: Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA - WA Minister for Defence Issues. Hon Melissa Price - Federal Minister for Defence Industry

Tuesday 19 November 2019
Session Davies # Start End ID Subject Author
    7:30 8:15 Reg  Registration, Refreshments Indian Ocean Suite
1 Plenary   8:15 8:30 Open Admin, Opening Remarks Michael Fitzgerald, Steve Davies: Orion/Pleaides 
1 8:30 8:50 1-1 Welcome to Western Australia Hon Mark McGowan MLA - Premier of Western Australia
2 8:55 9:20 1-2 The Relevance of Submarines and the Sub-Sea Environment to Australia's Strategic Situation RADM Mark Hammond AM RAN - Deputy Chief of Navy (representing Chief of Navy)
3 9:25 9:50 1-3 The Future Submarine Program - An Update RADM Greg Sammut AO CSC RAN - General Manager, Submarines, CASG
- Q&A 9:50 10:00 1-Q&A Speakers from Session 1  
    1-A 10:00 10:30  Morning Session Break - sponsored by BlueZone Group Indian Ocean Suite
2 Plenary 1 10:30 10:55 2-1 Autonomy and the Future of Undersea Warfare Dr David Kershaw - Chief Maritime Division, DSTG
2 11:00 11:25 2-2 Best Practices in IMMR And Life Extension in the Civilian Subsea Industry Mr Rex Hubbard - Chairman, Society for Underwater Technology, WA
3 11:30 11:55 2-3

The French Connection

General (Armement) Yannick Cailliez, Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA), French Embassy
4 12:00 12:25 2-4 Developing an Australian Submarine Museum Peter Horobin MBE - Lead, Australian National Submarine Museum
- Q&A 12:25 12:35 2-Q&A Speakers from Session 2  
   1-L  12:35 13:35  Lunch - sponsored by JFD Australia Atrium Garden Restaurant
3 Plenary 1 13:35 14:00 3-1 State of the Union CAPT Doug Theobald CSC RAN - Commander, Submarine Force
2 14:05 14:30 3-2 The View from the Opposition Hon Richard Marles, MP - Shadow Minister for Defence
3 14:35 15:00 3-3 A Perspective on Submarine Issues and Opportunities Matt Moran - Executive Director, Defence West & Michele Clement - Director, Defence West Science Centre
- Q&A 15:00 15:10 3-Q&A Speakers from Session 3  
    1-P 15:10 15:35  Afternoon Session Break - sponsored by PGM Enviro Indian Ocean Suite
4 Plenary 1 15:35 16:00 4-1 Collins Class Submarines - 'Challenges from the Waterfront' CMDR Matt Butcher RAN - Class Lifecycle Engineering Officer, Submarine Force Headquarters
2 16:05 16:30 4-2 SIA / IMarEST Synergies Doug Stevens, Chairman, IMarEST Victoria
3 16:35 16:50 4-3 Presentation of Sponsorship Certificates Michael Fitzgerald - Vice President, SIA
- Q&A 16:50 17:00 4-Q&A Speakers from Session 4  
      18:30 19:00 PDD Pre-Dinner Drinks Sponsored by Defence SA
Marine Lounge Bar
      19:00 22:30 DIN

Conference Dinner


Dinner Wines sponsored by Safran
Speaker:  CDRE Bob Trotter OAM RAN Rtd. - President, Submarine Association of Australia. 'Fremantle Based WW2 Submarine Operations' 


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Wednesday 20 November 2019
      8:00 8:45 AGM 21st AGM of the SIA  SIA Members only Orion
      8:30 9:00 Reg Single Day registration & Refreshments Indian Ocean Suite
Davies # Start End ID Author Subject Author Orion/ Pleaides
5 Plenary 1 9:00 9:25 5-1 The use of 3D Imaging Techniques to Reveal the Wreck of HMAS AE1 Andrew Woods, Manager HIVE, Curtin University
2 9:30 9:55 5-2 Innovation and Investment in the Sub-sea Environment:  A Case Study Ron Allum  
  Q&A 9:55 10:05          
    2-A 10:05 10:35 Morning Session Break - sponsored by JEDS Indian Ocean Suite



Davies  Orion Submarine Strategic Capabilities and Sovereign Sustainment Morgan Pleaides Subsea Exploration, Sonar Developments & Oceanology
A 1 10:35 11:00 6A-1 Near-term Asian War: Impacts and Options for Australia's Submarine Program Keith Joiner, Senior Lecturer, UNSW, Canberra B 6B-1 Everything you always wanted to know about Syntactic Foam* (*But were afraid to ask) James Kingston - Technical Lead - Defence, Matrix Composites & Engineering
2 11:05 11:30 6A-2 Collins Class Submarines - Today to Life of Type Extension (LOTE) Rodney Brown, Chief Engineer CCSM, ASC 6B-2 Simple Description of Seafloor for Sonar Performance Estimates in Shallow Oceans Adrian Jones - Honorary Fellow, Defence Science and Technology Group
3 11:35 12:00 6A-3 Maritime Training Range Status and Technology Peter Yinger - Director, L3 Technologies MariPro 6B-3 Ping Stealing for Multistatic Sonobuoy Processing Stephen Brown, Senior DSP Engineer, Sonartech Atlas Pty Ltd
4 12:05 12:30 6A-4 Ensuring the Future Submarine Program – A Systems Engineering Governance Approach  Quoc Do - Systems Engineering Governance Manager, Future Submarine Program (FSP) 6B-4 Designing Ships for Deep Sea Mining Govinder Singh Chopra - SeaTech Solutions International (S) Pte Ltd
Q&A 12:30 12:40 6A-Q Speakers from Session 6A 6B-Q Speakers from Session 6B
    2-L 12:40 13:40 Lunch - sponsored by HTR Group Atrium Garden Restaurant

Owen  Orion Submarine Strategic Capabilities and Sovereign Sustainment Robinson Pleaides Subsea Exploration, Sonar Developments & Oceanology
A 1 13:40 14:05 7A-1 Models and Choices for Submarine Acquisition and Construction Programmes Captain Amit Ray - Indian Navy B 7B-1 Methods and technologies for improving the performance of submarine launched bathymetric probes Darren Burrowes - Chief Technology Officer, BlueZone Group
2 14:10 14:35 7A-2 Mid-Life Upgrade of the Swedish Gotland Class Submarines Hans Egonsson - Program Manager, FMV 7B-2 The Subsea Soundscape off Western Australia Yong Zhang - Senior Research Scientist, Defence Science & Technology Group
3 14:40 15:05 7A-3 Introducing Electrohydrostatic Actuation on Underwater Vehicle Xavier Sebastiani - Sales & Application Engineer, Moog Australia 7B-3 How to train a sonar classifier using YouTube Jeremy Eastham - Junior Engineer, Sonartech Atlas Pty Ltd
Q&A 15:05 15:15 7A-Q Speakers from Session 7A 7B-Q   Speakers from Session 7B
  2-P 15:15 15:45 Afternoon Session Break - Available for Sponsorship Indian Ocean Suite
Davies   Orion    Submarine Technologies & Automation Morgan Pleaides Systems Engineering, Robotics & AUVs
A 1 15:45 16:10 8A-1 The Use of Actively Controlled Anodes in Free Flood Space to Minimise Corrosion Related Signature from Submarine Platforms Andrew Davis, Technology Manager - EM Signatures, Ultra Electronics - PMES B 8B-1 Quantum Clocks and Magnetometers Piers Lincoln - Institute Manager, IPAS
2 16:15 16:40 8A-2 Electric Actuation for Submarine Masts and the Path to a Quieter All-Electric Submarine Bryon Calder, Research & Development Engineer, MacTaggart, Scott & Co. Ltd. 8B-2 Development of an advanced five-function robotic manipulator arm for sub-sea remotely-operated vehicles Anders Ridley-Smith - Business Development Manager, BluePrint Lab
3 16:45 17:10 8A-3 Breaking The Cycle Of Submarine Cable Failures and Enabling Future Systems through Optical Fibre Architecture Glen Richardson - Chief Technical Officer, Scientific Management International 8B-3 Trajectory Planning for Dynamic Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Docking Karl Sammut - Director, Centre for Maritime Engineering, Flinders University
Q&A 17:10 17:20 8A-Q Speakers from Session 8A 8B-Q Speakers from Session 8B
  17:30 18:00 SiS Subs in Schools demonstration Resort Pool
  18:00 20:00 PPNS Poster Paper Networking Session - Sponsored by BMT Indian Ocean Suite
Thursday 21 November 2019
    8:30 9:00 Reg Single Day Registration & Refreshments  Indian Ocean Suite

Morgan   Orion Submarine Technologies & Automation Davies Pleaides Subsea Industry, Workforce, Training, Certification & Classification
A 1 9:00 9:25 9A-1 Outboard Submarine Cable Design and Construction Mark Hendry - Hydrogroup plc B 9B-1 Cancelled Cancelled
2 9:30 9:55 9A-2 Automation technologies and their impact on submarine control Rebecca Brickhill, A26 Automation Lead Engineer, Saab Group 9B-2 Innovative training and R&D in Subsea technologies and engineering at the University of Adelaide Eric Fusil - Director of Shipbuilding Hub for Integrated Engineering and Local Design, University of Adelaide
3 10:00 10:25 9A-3 ARTAM - Adaptive Real-Time Alert Management System Professor Peter Goldschmidt - The University of Western Australia, ALERT-KM Pty Ltd 9B-3 Creating a skilled, sovereign workforce for submarine construction and sustainment Ian Irving - Chief Executive, Naval Shipbuilding Institute
Q&A 10:25 10:35 9A-Q Speakers from Session 9A 9B-Q Speakers from Session 9B
  3-A 10:35 11:05 Morning Session Break - sponsored by APC Technology Indian Ocean Suite

Owen   Orion    Submarine Technologies & Automation Robinson Pleaides Subsea Industry, Workforce, Training, Certification & Classification
A 1 11:05 11:30 10A-1 Specifying and Evaluating Real World Main Storage Battery Performance  Larry Scuteri - Senior Engineer, PMB Defence Engineering


10B-1 Risk-Based Marine Certification Simon Di Nucci - Senior Safety Consultant, Frazer-Nash Consultancy
2 11:35 12:00 10A-2 Li-ion batteries for conventional submarines Anders Wikstrom - Project Manager, Saab Kockums 10B-2 Protecting Sovereign Capability: Tackling Drugs and Alcohol for Sub-sea Industries from Design to Sustainment Mario McDonagh - Marketing Director, Screening On Site
3 12:05 12:30 10A-3 Open Systems - A Panacea? Mark Lankester - Systems Engineering Manager, Atlas Elektronik UK 10B-3 Fleet Life Cycle Management Tobias Lemerande - Senior Sustainment Manager, BMT. Presented by Peter Behrendt
Q&A 12:30 12:40 10A-Q Speakers from Session 10A 10B-Q Speakers from Session 10B
  Lunch 12:40 13:40 Lunch  Atrium Garden Restaurant
  Morgan Orion Submarine Technologies & Automation Davies Pleaides Submarine Escape & Emergency
11 A 1 13:40 14:05 11A-1 Benefits of unconventional cross-industry engagement in the submarine environment Amy Fernandes - Graduate Mechanical Engineer, ASC Pty Ltd B 11B-1 Switching from inboard vented to non-vented submarine tower escape based on submarine angle Dominic Cosserat - SMERAS Systems Engineer, QinetiQ Ltd
2 14:10 14:35 11A-2 Bridging the Underwater Communications Gap James Lumsden - Senior Software Engineer, Oceania 11B-2 Predicted effect of ascent rate on probability of decompression sickness in submarine tower escape Joel Edney - Research Scientist, QinetiQ Ltd
3 14:40 15:05 11A-3 Saving Time Saves Lives Toff Idrus, OAM - Managing Director, JFD Australia 11B-3 Benefits of Upgrading Escape Systems

Andreas Koelsch, Escape Systems Engineer, thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH.  Presented by Frank Owen

Q&A 15:05 15:15 11A-Q Speakers from Session 11A 11B-Q Speakers from Session 11B
12     15:20 15:30 Closing Closing Remarks - SIA President  Orion
   3-P 15:30 16:00   Afternoon Session Break Indian Ocean Suite

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