Thursday, 15 June 2023 | 11.30-15.00
Macquarie University
Hybrid event

Defence Innovation Network  and Macquarie University invite the Defence, industry and science community to the Industry Forum focused on Next Generation Communication Systems.

This event is open to professionals wishing to learn about the application of the next generation communication technologies and photonics in Defence, understand challenges and opportunities in the fields and explore potential collaborations for future projects.

Participants will also have a chance to network with representatives from the Defence Science and Technology Group and the Australian Defence Force.

Areas of interest

  • Advances in photonics



Download the full program here.

11.30-12.00  Networking Lunch

12.00-13.45  Expert talks

13.45-15.00  Lab tours:

  • Macquarie Guided Wave Photonics Laboratories, and
  • Macquarie University Drone Lab



Are you interested in talking?

If you are an industry representative or researcher from one of the DIN member universities and would like to give a short 7-minute pitch, please register your interest by COB, 1 June 2023.


Are you interested in attending?

If you want to join the event, please register your interest in attending by 12 PM, 13 June 2023.

Venue details will be sent after the registration cut-off date to attendees who meet the 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, 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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