Conference & Seminar VIC Aerospace, Aviation & Defence

VIC | ADA: How to deliver Australian Sovereign capability on major Defence contracts

@ Melbourne CBD TBC
Melbourne CBD TBC

FACCI Member: $50
General Admission: $80
*Prices incl. fees & GST

The French-Australian Chamber of Commerce VIC Chapter is delighted to organise its first Aerospace, Defence & Aviation event of the year.


We are delighted to announce FACCI’s first Aerospace-Defence-Aviation Event in Victoria. This session will be dedicated to the development of Australia’s Sovereign capability on upcoming major Defence programs.  We will hear from John O’Callaghan - Victoria Defence advisor who will introduce the audience to Victoria’s priorities to grow the state’s defence industry and economy. Following John will be a panel discussion from representatives of Prime contractors and SMES. The panel will discuss their respective expectations, priorities as well as hearing about their experiences that can enable improved access across the Defence value chain to grow Australia’s sovereign capability. 


We are thrilled to welcome the following speakers to be part of the discussion:


  • John O’Callaghan - Victoria Defence Advocate
  • Gregory Parkinson - General Manager Procurement and Supply Chain, Naval Group Australia
  • Thomas Pfister - Regional Sales Director for Space & New Business, Airbus Australasia
  • Jurgen Schneider – Chairman, VDA Submarine committee
  • Roy Spurway - National Director Business Growth & Development, Thales
  • Rohan Stocker - CEO, Marand
  • Michael Zimmer - CEO, Cablex


The discussion will be moderated by Alan Burns –  Strategic Connections Group Managing Director.


We are delighted to partner with Victoria Defence Alliance as well as Australia Defence Alliance on this event.


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