Thursday, 6 June 2024 |11.00-14.30
The University of Sydney
In-person event

Defence Innovation Network  invites the Defence, industry and science community to the Industry Forum focused on Composite and Hybrid Structural Materials for Advanced Propellers.

This event is open to professionals interested in learning about the application of composite and hybrid structural materials for advanced propellers, understanding challenges and opportunities in the fields and exploring potential collaborations for future projects.


Areas of interest

  • Design for Manufacture – accounting for new manufacturing strategies integrating cutting-edge technologies
  • Robotic Composite Part Manufacture  – automated tape laying manufacture of composite blades
  • Additive Metallic Part Manufacture – 3D printed hub components using arc weld or similar technology


11.00-11.30  Registration

11.30-13.00  Expert talks

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr Nigel St John, Platforms Division, DSTG

13.00-13.30  Networking Lunch

13.30  Lab Tours – Sydney Manufacturing Hub and Mechanical Testing Facility




For Speakers:

Industry representatives, defence researchers, or academics from DIN member universities interested in giving a brief 7-minute pitch are invited to register their interest by COB on 24 May 2024. Please refer to the speaker’s guidelines for more information. 

For Attendees:

If you wish to attend, please register your interest by 12 PM, 3 June 2024.

Please note this is an in-person event, and venue details will be shared with attendees who meet the conditions of entry after the registration cut-off date. Please use your full name and professional email to register for this event.

Conditions of entry

This event is catered to academics, DSTG, Defence, and Defence-related industries only. DIN reserves the right to cancel tickets or refuse access at any time without prior notice.


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