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Queensland Defence Futures Forum – 17 September
September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
On Friday 17 September, the Queensland Futures Institute will be holding the Queensland Defence Futures Forum aimed at expanding awareness of Queensland Defence Industry opportunities to a targeted audience of Queensland companies.
Supported by the Queensland Government, the Forum aims to raise awareness of the current and emerging opportunities for Queensland. With a sharper focus on our sovereign capability and the importance of working closely with our Pacific neighbours and key strategic partners, the growth opportunities for Queensland across this sector are fast emerging.
The Forum aims to support the long-term expansion and economic contribution of the Defence Industry to a prosperous Queensland.
Hon. Dr. Steven Miles MP, Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning
Dr. Malcolm Davis, Senior Analyst – Defence Strategy and Capability, ASPI
Air Vice-Marshal Steven Roberton, DSC, AM, Head Force Design, Department of Defence
Rear Admiral Simon Cullen AM CSC (Ret’d), Strategic Defence Advisor, Maritime
Brigadier Alison Creagh AM CSC (Ret’d), Strategic Defence Advisor, Land
Air Vice-Marshal Neil Hart AM (Ret’d), Strategic Defence Advisor, Aerospace
Cr Bob Manning OAM, Mayor, Cairns Regional Council
Cr Jenny Hill, Mayor, Townsville City Council
Cr Tony Williams, Mayor, Rockhampton Regional Council
Cr Andy Ireland, Mayor, Livingstone Shire Council
Cr Nicole Jonic, Deputy Mayor, Ipswich City Council
Mike Kalms, Partner in Charge, Customer & Operations | Lead Partner, Defence & Space, KPMG Australia
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