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Program

Current as at 6 May 2022

WEDNESDAY 11 MAY 2022
0830 - 1000

Session 1 – Welcome and Address – Parkside Ballroom 1

Commodore Andrew Willis, RAN

Keynote Address: The Origins of Kakadu – Speaker to be advised

Session 1: The Original PlayersParkside Ballroom 1

Panel Discussion:
Chair: Professor Peter Dean, Chair of Defence Studies, Director Defence and Security Institute, University of Western Australia

Australia and the Origins of Kakadu: Rear Admiral Justin Jones, CSC, RAN, Commander Maritime Border Command
Malaysia: Captain Ivan Mario, RMN, Director General, RMN Sea Power Centre
Thailand: Captain Chalermwut Boonchan
Singapore: Speaker to be advised

Q&A: Chair: Professor Peter Dean

1000 - 1030
Morning break and Exposition viewing – Exposition Floor
1030 - 1200

Session 2: Kakadu Evolves Part One – Parkside Ballroom 1

Chair: Professor Peter Deane, Chair of Defence Studies, Director Defence and Security Institute, University of Western Australia

Keynote Address: Kakadu and Naval Diplomacy.
Mr Justin Burke

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Professor Peter Deane, Chair of Defence Studies, Director Defence and Security Institute, University of Western Australia

Papua New Guinea: Commodore Philip Polewara, Deputy Chief of the Defence Force
Indonesia: Commodore Didong Rio Duta
Tonga: Commander Taniela Tuita, Commander Tonga Royal Navy

South Korea: Speaker to be advised
India: Speaker to be advised

Q&A: Chair: Professor Peter Deane

1200 - 1300
VIP Lunch - By invitation only
1200 - 1300
Lunch break and Exposition viewing – Exposition Floor
1300 - 1430

Session 3: Kakadu Evolves Part Two – Parkside Ballroom 1

Chair: Dr Richard Dunley, Lecturer in History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (ADFA)

Keynote Address: Kakadu and the Indo-Pacific
Dr Bec Starting, Director of La Trobe Asia, Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations, La Trobe University

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Dr Richard Dunley, Lecturer in History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (ADFA)

Canada: Vice Admiral (Rtd) Professor Paul Maddison, Director Defence Research Institute, University of New South Wales
France: Rear Admiral Jean-Mathieu Rey, Joint Commander of the French Armed Forces in the Asia-Pacific and Captain Bondil
India: Captain Sarabjeet Singh Parmar
Fiji: Commander Ledua Yaco and Commander Alfred Fox
Tonga: Speaker to be advised
Pakistan: Speaker to be advised

Dr Bec Starting, Director of La Trobe Asia, Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations, La Trobe University

Q&A: Chair: Dr Richard Dunley

1430 - 1500
Afternoon break and Exposition viewing – Exposition Floor
1500 - 1630

Session 4: Kakadu: Three Decades of Interoperability – Parkside Ballroom 1

Chair: Dr Richard Dunley, Lecturer in History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (ADFA)

Keynote Address: Kakadu: Now and into the Future
Commodore Jonathan Earley, RAN

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Dr Richard Dunley

Brunei: Commander Edy Jofren
New Zealand: Captain Lisa Hunn, RNZN
Japan: Captain Yokota
USA: Rear Admiral Robert Clark, USN

Q&A: Chair: Dr Richard Dunley

1630 - 1645
King-Hall Naval History Conference – Concluding Remarks
Rear Admiral Stephen Hughes, CSC, RAN, Head Intelligence Capability
1645
King-Hall Naval History Conference 2022 Closed
1700 - 1800
INDO PACIFIC 2022 – Industry Networking Function – Exposition Floor