June 2, 2021
AAUS Unmanned Systems in Defence Conference
Organised in association with AMDA Foundation, the Australian Association for Unmanned Systems conference at Land Forces 2021 (www.landforces.com.au) attracted over 250 delegates from Defence, Industry & Academia to present, promote and discuss un-crewed technologies.
Held in conjunction with Land Forces 2021
Date: June 2, 2021
Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
The themes covered:
- Updates on ADF Programs involving unmanned systems in land, sea and air domains.
- Emerging unmanned system technology relevant to these Defence programs.
- Manned – Unmanned system teaming.
- Innovation and R&D on novel unmanned systems relevant to defence.
- Operational perspectives gained from the use of unmanned systems in a defence setting.
- Safety and regulatory considerations for the use of autonomous systems
|1000||Reece Clothier (AAUS)||Welcome|
|1010||LTCOL Rod Lang (Australian Army)||Army Program Update|
|1035||Andrew Kirby (Navy Capability Division)||Navy RAS-AI|
|1100||WGCDR Scott Barter (Royal Australian Air Force)||Air Force Program Update|
|1125||Dr Terry Martin (Revolution Aerospace)||Bringing mass to the modern battlespace: How UAVs will impact the modern world of ISREW|
|1150||Michael Creagh (Skyborne Technologies)||Development of an Armed SUAS - Cerberus GL|
|1215||Lunch Break (catered)|
|1305||Associate Prof Simon Ng (TAS DCRC)||Trusted Autonomous Systems: Disruptive Innovation through “smart, small and many”|
|1330||Jack Kormas (Textron Systems Australia)||Bringing Australian SME's into the international Textron UAS supply chain|
|1355||Andrew Duggan (Insitu Pacific)||Autonomy and One to Many Control – future options for Army RPAS|
|1420||Adrian Dudok (Skyborne Technologies)||Weaponised UAS Testing in Australia|
|1445||Jim Bethell (Swan Drone Services)||Maritime Drone Searching|
|1510||Afternoon Tea Break (catered)|
|1535||Ryan Hodson (Defence)||Spectrum Outlook for UxS and C-UxS|
|1600||John Shipp (BAE Systems)||Collaborating with Army to shape the future of Land Autonomy|
|1625||Jessica Formica (BAE Systems)||Advancing Sovereign Autonomous
Capability through Machine understanding and Decision making
|1650||Jim Parkes (Qinetiq)||The Queensland Flight Test Range|
Additional Information for Industry
Defence representatives at the Land Forces 2021 AAUS Conference took an action to circulate the 2020 CASG Air Domain Australian Industry Strategy for the info of the AAUS industry.
Please find it located here:
AAUS thanks conference sponsors, speakers and delegates for supporting the event.
We also thank AMDA Foundation for its ongoing support of AAUS.
About Land Forces 2021
Presented with support from the Australian Army, the biennial LAND FORCES exposition is an international industry event to showcase equipment, technology and services for the armies of Australia and the Indo-Asia-Pacific.
The 2018 event set new records, with more than 15,000 attendances across its three days, including 624 participating companies from 26 countries and 74 defence trade and industry delegations from 36 countries. The event also hosted 21 associated conferences, seminars and symposia.
“The LAND FORCES Exposition is an event of national, regional and international significance,” said Ian Honnery, Chief Executive of Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited.
“It is the region’s premier platform for engagement and exchange of ideas between Army, Defence, Government, academia and industry.