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ADM Congress 2018

This major Defence/Industry Conference has evolved into a pivotal event in the Defence calendar, attracting over 350 delegates each year.

14th February 2018 | Hyatt Hotel, Canberra

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Australian Defence Magazine is pleased to announce the 15th annual ADM Congress, to convene on Wednesday 14 February 2018 at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra.

ADM Congress is the pivotal event in the defence calendar, attracting more than 350 senior-level delegates each year; including Ministers, defence chiefs, the leadership of the Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group, prime contractors and SMEs.

Themes for 2018 include:

  • Land, naval and air force capability
  • Technology in defence
  • Global defence environment
  • Industry & defence collaboration

Policy dialogue, high level debate, and extensive media coverage will once again ensure an unmissable event.

For more information visit the ADM Congress website.


Packages Price
One Day Conference$1595$1395+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird
Packages Price
One Day Conference$1195$995+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird
Packages Price
One Day Conference$895$795+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird

Event Pricing

  • Super Early Bird Rate – Expires on 30 November 2017
    – Standard Industry Rate: $1,195 + GST (SAVE $400) // Use Promo Code P18K01SDS at Check out
    – Defence/SME Rate: $795 + GST (SAVE $400) // Use Promo Code P18K01SDS at Check out
    – Micro SME Rate: $695 + GST (Save $200) // Use Promo Code P18K01SME at Check out
  • Early Bird Rate – Expires on 15 January 2018
    – Standard Industry Rate: $1,395 + GST (SAVE $200)
    – Defence/SME Rate: $995 + GST (SAVE $200)
    – Micro SME Rate: $795 + GST (Save $100)
  • Standard Registration Rate – from 16 January 2018
    – Standard Industry Rate: $1,595 + GST
    – Defence/SME Rate: $1,195 + GST
    – Micro SME Rate: $895 + GST

# SME is defined as organisation with fewer than 200 employees worldwide
# Micro SME is defined as organisation with fewer than 50 employees worldwide

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The Hon. Christopher Pyne


Francisco Baron

Managing Director, Navantia

Katherine Ziesing

Editor, Australian Defence Magazine

Senator The Hon. Marise Payne

Minister for Defence

Kim Gillis

Deputy Secretary, Capability and Acquisition Group, Department of Defence

Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin

Chief of the Defence Force, Department of Defence

Greg Combet

Victorian Defence Industry Advocate

Ben Hudson

Member of the Management Defence Board, Global Head of Vehicle Systems Division, Rheinmetall

Dr Andrew Davies

Director Defence & Strategy Program, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Kate Louis

First Assistant Secretary, Defence Industry Policy Division, Strategic Policy & Intelligence Group, Department of Defence

Richard Snow

Head of Property, Canberra Airport

Lieutenant General Angus Campbell DSC

AM, Chief of Army, Australian Army

Dr Alex Zelinsky

Chief Defence Scientist, Department of Defence Group

Dario Deste

Chief of Australian Operations, Fincantieri

Ken Shaw

Managing Director, Boeing Defence Australia

Mr Angel Recaman

Innovation Senior Vice -President, Navantia

Glynn Phillips

Chief Executive, BAE Systems Australia

Luke Bowen

General Manager, Northern Australia Development and Trade

Derek Osborn

Chief Executive, Government Services and Outsourcing, Broadspectrum

Christine Zeitz

Managing Director, Leidos Australia

John Bale

CEO & Co-Founder, Soldier On

Simon Sauer AM

CSC, Chief Executive Officer, Mates4Mates

Craig Orme

Deputy President, Department of Veteran’s Affairs

when & where

14 Feb 2018

Hyatt Hotel Canberra
120 Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla ACT 2600
Phone: 02 6270 1234

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