09 - 10 April, 2019 | Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, Australia

Ian Dagley


Chief Defence Scientist
Department of Defence, Science & Technology


9:50 AM Driving Research Innovation in Australia’s Defence & Science Industry Through Government, University & Industry Partnership

In this session, Ian Dagley will discuss the potential for Australia to improve its innovation performance particularly in the Defence & Science sector, through cultivating talent, engaging stakeholders and facilitating collaboration. With over $1.6 billion in government funding available for spending, this session will explore the current Defence & Science landscape, and discuss reasons for encouraging collaboration between Universities, Government and Industry partners.

  • Current technologies that DST are working on with the collaboration of industry partners
  • Insight into DST’s current collaboration frameworks in place to reduce overhead costs and accelerate contract negotiation
  • Transitioning science and technology into defence capabilities through the Defence Innovation Hub program


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Ian.

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