Australia has a thriving defence industry and a myriad of companies with innovative capabilities. The Australian Government is committed to maintaining and further developing a highly skilled and capable Australian defence industry to achieve Australia’s strategic objectives.
Presented by Northrop Grumman, the fourth annual US-Australia Dialogue on Defence Industries will be delivered in partnership with Team Defence Australia and will bring together US and Australian defence industry experts to explore future projects, mutual investment and advanced manufacturing skills. The event will feature a keynote address by Australia's Minister for Defence Industry The Hon Christopher Pyne MP as well as a high-level keynote address from a senior US official. The event will also include expert panel discussions and a networking reception to be held at the Australian Embassy in Washington.
The event attracts attendees from defence industry and Fortune 500 companies, policy makers, academics, investors, economists and national security experts.
Agenda (full agenda TBA)
09:30 am - 10:00 am Registration
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Dialogue
05:00 pm - 07:00 pm Networking Reception at the Australian Embassy