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CONFERENCES

CASG 3RD ARMY AVIATION SYMPOSIUM

Date:
Tuesday 4 September
Time:
0800 - 1715
Registration:
This event is open to LAND FORCES 2018 trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates however,
registration fees applyClick here to register and pay.
Location:
Adelaide Convention Centre

 

The Army Aviation Symposium was established in 2014 as an ongoing Symposium of the Land Forces event. The third of the series symposium will be held at LAND FORCES 2018, providing delegates an opportunity to participate in briefings on current and future army aviation developments.

The event is being organised by CASG's Helicopter Systems Division, in conjunction with Aerospace Australia Limited and supported by AHS International's Australian Chapter. The symposium will cover presentations on tactical aviation platform systems (manned and unmanned), through updates from the domains of capability & technology developments, programs/projects, research & innovations, industry, trials and educational & training.

For further information:
Dr Arvind Sinha (Symposium Chair)
Director Engineering, Helicopter Systems Division
CASG
Email: arvind.sinha1@defence.gov.au
Tel: +61 429 455 028

TENTATIVE PROGRAM: Morning Session

0800-0815
Introductory & Welcome Address

Dr Arvind Sinha (Symposium Chair)
Director Engineering
Mr Robert Hood (Coordinator)
Australia Chapter
AHS International

0815-0830
Opening Address
MR Shane Fairweather
First Assistant Secretary
Helicopter Systems Division
Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group
0830-0910
Keynote Addresses & Panel
Industry 1 – Manned Rotary wing
(Future Vertical Lift)
TBA
0910-0940
Status Update Brief
Acquisition and Sustainment
BRIG Jeremy King
Director General
Army Aviation Systems Branch
Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group
0940-1010
Status Update Brief
Operations
BRIG Scott Benbow
Director General
Aviation
Forces Command
1010-1030
Morning Tea
1030-1100
Status Update Brief
Research Projects

Drs Steve Harrison, Simon Ng & Greg Bain
Research/Group/Task Leaders
Aerospace/Joint Division
Defence Science & Technology Group

1100-1130
Status Update Brief
Regulations
ARCMDRE James Hood
Director General
Defence Aviation Safety Authority
RAAF
1130-1200
Status Update Brief
Technology Developments -1
(Small UAS)
MR Tobor Fekete
Head
Business Development
XTech
1200-1230
Lunch

TENTATIVE PROGRAM: Afternoon Session

1230-1235
Introduction Afternoon Session
Chair
1235-1315
Keynote Addresses and Panel
Industry 2 – Unmanned Rotary wing
(Future Vertical Lift)
TBA
1315-1345
Status Update Brief
Technology Developments -2
(NIFTI)
MR Warren Canning
Director, AADI Defence Pty Ltd
FLGOFF Josh Vicino
DE, RAAF Air warfare Centre
1345-1415
Status Update Brief
Technology Developments -3
(Communications)
MR Ian McKenzie
General Manager
ASiQ Communications
1415-1445
Status Update Brief
Technology Developments -4
(Floats)
MR Tim Lyons
Managing Director
One Atmosphere
1445-1515
Status Update Brief
Operational Developments -1
(Manned Unmanned Teaming)
TBA
1515-1535
Afternoon Tea
1535-1605
Status Update Brief
Operational Developments -2
(Future Operational Safety & Capability)
TBA
1605-1635
Status Update Brief
Training – Aviation
TBA
HATS
Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group
1635-1705
Status Update Brief
Education – Aerospace Engineering
A/Prof K.C. Wong
Program Director - Aeronautical
Sydney University
1705-1715
Concluding Remarks
Dr Arvind Sinha
Symposium & Forum Chair