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Program

Current as at 6 May 2022

TUESDAY 10 MAY 2022
0730 - 0900
INDO PACIFIC 2022 Official Opening and Welcome Breakfast
By invitation only
0900 - 1200
Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1200 - 1300
VIP Lunch - By invitation only
1300 - 1440

Session 1 - Australia and the Indo-Pacific: A Commonality of Purpose Keynotes and Introduction - Pyrmont Theatre

Welcome to Country: Chris Tamwoy

Introduction: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy

Keynote Address: Speaker to be advised

General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, Chief of the Defence Force

Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO, Chief of Army

Air Vice-Marshal Darren Goldie, AM, CSC, Air Commander Australia

1400 - 1420
Keynote Address: AUKUS and the Region: Vice Admiral Jonathan Mead, AO, RAN, Chief of Nuclear Powered Submarine Taskforce
Q&A: Chair: Captain Jonathan Ley, RAN
1440 - 1500
Afternoon break and Exposition viewing - Exposition Floor
1500 - 1700
Session 2 – Sea Power in the 21st Century - The Indo-Pacific – Regional Naval Overview – Pyrmont Theatre
1500 - 1700

View from the Chiefs
Chair: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy

Canada: Vice Admiral Craig Baines, CMM, MSC, CD, Commander Royal Canadian Navy and Chief of the Naval Staff
India: Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, AVSM, YSM, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command
Indonesia: Speaker to be advised
Fiji: Commodore Humphrey Tawake, MDSS, MSD, Deputy Commander Republic of Fiji Military Forces
New Zealand: Rear Admiral David Proctor, RNZN, Chief of Navy
Japan: Admiral Ryo Sakai, Chief of Staff of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force
Singapore: Rear Admiral Aaron Beng, Chief of Navy
United Kingdom: Admiral Sir Benjamin Key, KCB, CBE, ADC, RN, First Sea Lord
USA: Admiral Samuel Paparo, USN, Commander United States Pacific Fleet, representing Chief of Naval Operations

Q&A: Chair: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN

1700 - 1800
INDO PACIFIC 2022 – Industry Networking Function - Exposition Floor
WEDNESDAY 11 MAY 2022
0830 - 1000

Session 3: The Maritime Domain of the Indo-Pacific: Strategic Horizons – Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Professor Admiral Chris Barrie, AC, RAN (Rtd), Adjunct Professor, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

Keynote Address:
Mr Peter Tesch, Deputy Secretary Strategy, Policy & Industry, Department of Defence

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Professor Admiral Chris Barrie, AC, RAN (Rtd)

Dr Euan Graham, Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Singapore

Professor Samina Yasmin, Teacher/Researcher School of Social Sciences, Director Centre for Muslim States and Societies University of Western Australia

Professor Rory Medcalf, Head, National Security College, Australian National University

Dr Evan Laksmana, Senior Research Fellow of the Centre on Asia and Globalisation, National University of Singapore

Q&A: Chair: Professor Admiral Chris Barrie, AC, RAN (Rtd)

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

Session 4: The Maritime Domain of the Indo-Pacific: Speed of Relevance – Technology and Maritime Operations – Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, AM, CSC, RAN, Head of Navy Capability

Keynote Address:
Dr Alessio Patalano, KC, Professor of War and Strategy in East Asia, King's College London

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, AM, CSC, RAN, Head of Navy Capability

Dr Alessio Patalano, KC, Professor of War and Strategy in East Asia, King's College London

Professor Emily Hilder, Chief Maritime Division, Defence Science and Technology

Dr Malcom Davis, Senior Analyst, Defence Strategy and Capability, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Rear Admiral Lorin Selby, USN, Chief of Naval Research, United States Navy

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, AM, CSC, RAN

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

Session 5: Maritime Security Part One: Maritime Grey Zone Activities – Understanding the Contest, Disputes and Competition – Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Rear Admiral Justin Jones, CSC, RAN, Commander Maritime Border Command

Keynote Address:
Dr John Lee, Senior Fellow, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Rear Admiral Justin Jones, CSC, RAN, Commander Maritime Border Command

Mr Ashley Townshend, Director, Foreign Policy and Defense United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney

Professor Lesley Seebeck, Chief Executive Officer Cyber Institute, Australian National University

Commander Caroline Tuckett, RN, Lead Legal Advisor International Law, Royal Navy

Dr John Lee, Senior Fellow, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Justin Jones, CSC, RAN

1430 - 1500
Afternoon break and Exposition viewing – Exposition Floor
1500 - 1730

Session 6: Maritime Security Part Two: A Commonality of Purpose – Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, CSM, RAN, Head Maritime Systems

Keynote Address:
Dr Christian Bueger Professor of International Relations, University of Copenhagen

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, CSM, RAN, Head Maritime Systems

Associate Professor Maria Rost Rublee, Associate Professor, Politics & International Relations, Monash University

Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, IN (Retd), Chairman, National Maritime Foundation, India

Ms Jane Chan, Senior Fellow and Coordinator of the Maritime Security Program, Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Associate Professor David Letts, AM, CSM, Director of the Military Law Program, and Director of the Centre for Military and Security Law, Australian National University

Dr Christian Bueger Professor of International Relations, University of Copenhagen

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, CSM, RAN

1700 – 1800
INDO PACIFIC 2022 – Industry Networking Function – Exposition Floor
THURSDAY 12 MAY 2022
0830 - 1000

Session 7: The Maritime Domain of the Indo- Pacific: Australia’s Four Oceans Part One – Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Rear Admiral Christopher Smith, CSM, RAN, Deputy Chief of Navy

Keynote Address:
Admiral Julio Leiva Molina, past Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Navy

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Rear Admiral Christopher Smith, CSM, RAN, Deputy Chief of Navy

The Indian Ocean: Dr David Brewster, Senior Research Fellow, National Security College, Australian National University

The Pacific Ocean: Dr Anthony Bergin, Senior Fellow, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

The Southern Ocean: Dr Elizabeth Buchanan, Head Navy Research, Sea Power Centre - Australia

The Northern Ocean: Dr Bec Strating, Director of La Trobe Asia and Associate Professor, Politics and International Relations, La Trobe University

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Christopher Smith, CSM, RAN

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

Session 8: The Maritime Domain of the Indo- Pacific: Australia’s Four Oceans Part Two – Perspectives on Maritime Cooperation – Pyrmont Theatre

Keynote Address:
Vice Admiral Stuart Mayer, AO, CSC and Bar, RAN (Rtd) – Perspectives as Deputy Commander United Nations Command Headquarters, South Korea

Chair: Rear Admiral Katherine Richards, AM, CSC, RAN, Head Navy Engineering

Panel Discussions:
Chair: Rear Admiral Katherine Richards, CSC, RAN, Head Navy Engineering

Professor Caitlyn Byrne, Director, Griffith Asia Institute

Dr Andrew Carr, Senior Lecturer, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, AVSM and Bar, IN (Retd), Director-General National Maritime Foundation, India

Dr Henry Ivarature, Pacific Fellow, Australia Pacific Security College, Australian National University

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Katherine Richards, CSC, RAN

Closing Remarks: Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, RAN, Chief of Navy

1200 - 1300
VIP Lunch - By invitation only
1200 - 1300
Lunch break and Exposition viewing – Exposition Floor
1300 - 1400

Session 9: The Maritime Domain of the Indo- Pacific: A Commonality of Purpose – Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Rear Admiral Christopher Smith, CSM, RAN, Deputy Chief of Navy

Mr Tony Dalton, Deputy Secretary, National Naval Shipbuilding, Department of Defence

Justin Hayhurst, Deputy Secretary, Geostrategic Group, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Ms Liz Cosson, AM, CSC, Secretary, Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Commissioner Karen Webb, APM, Commissioner New South Wales Police Force

Ms Donna Looney, A/g Head of Division, Industry Growth, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Q&A: Chair: Rear Admiral Christopher Smith, CSM, RAN

1400 - 1530

Session 10: The Maritime Domain of the Indo- Pacific: Sea Talks – Pyrmont Theatre

Chair: Captain Sean Andrews, RAN, Director Sea Power Centre - Australia

Presentation: Chief of Navy Essay Competition

Presentations: Sea Power Centre – Australian National University Interns

Presentations: Chief of Navy Essay Competition Winners

Q&A: Chairs:
Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy
Captain Sean Andrews, RAN

Sea Power Conference 2022 Closing Remarks
Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, Chief of Navy

1530
Sea Power Conference 2022 Closed
1600 - 1700
INDO PACIFIC 2022 – Industry Networking Function – Exposition Floor
1645 – 1710
Ceremonial Sunset CeremonyInternational Convention Centre Forecourt