Safeguarding Australia is Australia’s premier national security conference.
8th – 9th May 2019, QT Canberra
Across 8 and 9 May, Safeguarding Australia 2019 will bring government and industry together to counter the threats facing all Australians. Safeguarding Australia summit will unite international and Australian experts to explore the issues in this space; considering the past, present and future of security response.
In light of the horror of the Christchurch terror attack, the threat of right-wing extremism has evidently never dissipated with the most notable terrorist attack back in the 1995 Oklahoma bombing.
In a recent article, Niall Ferguson of the London Times commented that the Christchurch gunman’s “crime signals the globalisation of pseudo-history”. He traces how the selective versions of “history” by both violent Islamist and Right Wing extremists help position both radicalised lone actors and extremist organisations to justify their positions, to inspire and conduct acts of terrorism.
TECHNOLOGY SURPRISE FORUM - THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
The Technology Surprise Forum is designed to:
a) facilitate government agencies with a national security remit to more quickly and efficiently discover emerging and disruptive scientific and technology innovations that will either accelerate or impede their program objectives while minimising strategic technology surprise, and;
b) initiate and/or enhance broad engagement between these Government sectors, Australia’s Five-eye partners and traditional and non-traditional scientific research organizations including academic and industry sectors.
National Security Science & Technology Forum
Special Annual Forum for Practitioners & Researchers
Thursday, 9 May 2019
Call for Expression of Interest and Registration