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CONFERENCES

CASG 3RD ARMY AVIATION SYMPOSIUM

Date:
Tuesday 4 September
Time:
0900 - 1805
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:
City Room 1, Level 1, 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

0900 - 0915
Introductory & Welcome Address

Dr Arvind Sinha (Symposium Chair)
Director Engineering

Mr Robert Hood (Coordinator)
Australia Chapter
AHS International

0915 - 0930
Opening Address
MR Shane Fairweather
First Assistant Secretary
Helicopter Systems Division
Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group
0930 - 1010
Keynote Addresses & Panel
Industry 1 – Manned Rotary wing
(Future of Manned Rotary wing)

Ms Deanne Barnet
VP Government Helicopters
Australia Pacific – Airbus

Mr Jeff Sheltom
Defence Representative - Australia
Boeing – Defence, Space & Security

Mr Rich Koucheravy
Director – Future Vertical Lift
Sikorsky – A Lockheed Martin Company
1010 - 1030
Morning Tea
1030 - 1100
Status Update Brief
Operations
BRIG Stephen Jobson
Commander
16th Aviation Brigade
Forces Command
1100 - 1130
Status Update Brief
Acquisition and Sustainment
BRIG Jeremy King
Director General
Army Aviation Systems Branch
Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group
1130 - 1200
Status Update Brief
Strategic Programs
BRIG Scott Benbow
Director General
Aviation
Forces Command
1200 - 1230
Lunch
1230 - 1300
Status Update Brief
Research Projects
Drs Steve Harrison, Simon Ng & Greg Bain
Research/Group/Task Leaders
Aerospace/Joint Division
Defence Science & Technology Group
1300 - 1330
Status Update Brief
Regulations
AIRCMDRE James Hood
Director General
Defence Aviation Safety Authority
RAAF
1330 - 1410
Keynote Addresses and Panel
Industry 2 – Unmanned Rotary wing
(Future of Unmanned Rotary wing)

Mr Scott Harris
Head of Aerospace Programs
Northrop Grumman Australia

Mr Brad Jeisman
Senior Business Development Manager
Insitu Inc, A Boeing Company

TBA

1410 - 1440
Status Update Brief
Technology Developments -1
(NIFTI)

MR Warren Canning
Director
AADI Defence Pty Ltd

FLGOFF Josh Vicino
DE, RAAF Air Warfare Centre

1440 - 1510
Status Update Brief
Technology Developments -2
(Communications)
MR Ian McKenzie
General Manager
ASiQ Communications
1510 - 1530
Afternoon Tea
1530 - 1600
Status Update Brief
Technology Developments -3
(Floats)
MR Tim Lyons
Managing Director
One Atmosphere
1600 - 1630
Status Update Brief
Technology Developments -4
(Small UAS)
MR Tobor Fekete
Head
Business Development
XTech
1630 - 1700
Status Update Brief
Operational Developments -1
(Manned Unmanned Teaming))
LTCOL Keirin Joyce
SO1, UAS
Army HQs, ADF
1700 - 1730
Status Update Brief
Training – Aviation
TBA
HATS
Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group
1730 - 1800
Status Update Brief
Education – Aerospace Engineering
A/Prof K.C. Wong
Program Director - Aeronautical
Sydney University
1800 - 1805
Concluding Remarks
Dr Arvind Sinha
Symposium & Forum Chair