Australian Association for Unmanned Systems


Unmanned Systems in Defence Conference at Land Forces 2015

Adelaide, September 8, 2016


CONFERENCE PROGRAM (as at 30/08/16)

 Time
 Activity  Presenter
0900 - 0915 Welcome Address Dr Reece Clother
President, AAUS 
0915 - 0935 Keynote Presentation
Australian Defence Force UAS Update
MAJGEN Andrew Mathewson
HeadHelicopter Systems Division, CASG
0935 - 1045 Defence Presentation
Tri-Service Unmanned Aircraft Update
COL Andrew Jones
Director, Army Aviation Programs

GPCAPT Guy Adams
Director, UAS, RAAF

CAPT Grant O'Loughlan
Director Aviation, Navy Strategic Command
1045 - 1115  Morning Tea  
1115 - 1145 Industry Presentation
Practical Integration of Autonomous Systems in the Land Battlespace – What can we achieve today and what effects would such integration generate?
Andrew Duggan
Managing Director, Insitu Pacific
 1145 - 1215 Industry Presentation
Runway Independence and Joint Operations – The way ahead for SUAS
David Phillips

Vice President, Small and Medium Endurance UAS,  Textron Systems Unmanned Systems

 1215 - 1245 Industry Presentation
Airbus Zephyr – High Altitude Pseudo Satellite
Steve Whitby
Airbus Defence and Space
1245 - 1345  Lunch  
 1345 - 1415 Defence Presentation
Navy UAS Update
LCDR Ben Crowther
Officer In Charge, Navy UAS Unit
 1415 - 1445 Industry Presentation
UAS Teaming in the Future Battlespace
Jason Ehret
General Atomics
 1445 - 1515 Industry Presentation
VTOL UAS Support to Land Forces – Wide Area Surveillance Options and MUMT

Phil Swinsburg
Unmanned Systems Australia
1515- 1545  Afternoon Tea  
 1545 - 1615 Defence Presentation
Nano, Small & Tactical UAS
MAJ Darren Hunt
Surveillence & Reconnaissance, Army Modernisation
 1615 - 1645 Industry Presentation
Counter UAS System
Dave Bessey
SRC Inc


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