DIN Industry Forum: Data Analytics and Decision Superiority


Friday 25 September 2020, 11.30-13.30


Interested to pitch?
If you are a researcher from one of the DIN member universities and would like to give a short 7-minute pitch in above-mentioned areas of interest, please register your interest by COB, 7 September 2020.

Interested to attend?
If you would like to join the event and just listen in, please register your interest to attend by 23 September 2020. Teleconference details will be sent to registrants who meet conditions of entry. Please use your full name and professional email to register for this event.

Conditions of Entry

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

DIN Virtual Industry Forum is a series of events focused on defence relevant topics that bring together industry, defence and academics.

About this Event

Defence Innovation Network and the University of Sydney invite the defence community to a Virtual Industry Forum focused on Data Analytics & Decision Superiority.

This event will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the Defence’s research needs and for industry and academia to present their innovations to a panel of experts in response to specific R&D areas of interest. Participants will also have a chance to interact with a number of representatives from the DST GroupRANRAAF and the Australian Army.

Panel of Experts

  • CAPT David Frost, Director, Maritime Warfare Centre
  • COL Dan Hartigan, Director, Joint C2, IW Division
  • LTCOL Anita Rynne, SO1 Future Training and Education
  • GPCAPT Jerome Reid, Defence AI
  • BRIG Ian Langford, Future Land Warfare
  • BRIG Richard Vagg, Systems and Integration
  • Dr Paul Gaertner, STaR Shot Leader, Agile Command and Control
  • Dr Sam Davey, STaR Shot Leader, Remote Undersea Surveillance

Areas of Interest

  • Decision analysis and Operations research
  • ISR automation and integration
  • Big data analytics and information fusion
  • Computer vision, Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence & Human-AI interaction
  • Distributed and resilient multi-domain networking


11.30- 12.30 Panelist presentations and Q&A

12.30- 13.30 Breakout Rooms- academic pitches & networking

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