Program — Safeguarding Australia 2016

  • Safeguarding Australia 2016 — Conference Program Overview

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    Pre-conference workshop, Day 0, Tuesday, 10 May 2016

    09:00    Counterterrorism Intelligence Simulation
    The Bayzhanov Deception (Part 1)
    Sam Davies, Stratcon

    10:30     Morning Break

    11:00    Counterterrorism Intelligence Simulation
    The Bayzhanov Deception (Part 2)
    Sam Davies, Stratcon

    12:30     Lunch

    13:30     Public and Private Sector Careers in National Security (discussion and Q&A)
    Jason Brown
    National Security Director, Thales

    15:00     Afternoon Break

    15:30     Masterclass
    Crime and online: the internet as a force multiplier for violent extremists
    Associate Professor Kacper Gradon – EU PRIME

    17:00     Finish

    Day 1 Plenary, Wednesday, 11th May 2016

    09:00    Conference Opening Address
    Professor Rory Medcalf
    Head of College, National Security College, ANU

    09:30    Keynote Speech, Countering Lone Actor Extremism (EU-PRIME PROJECT)
    Dr Kacper Gradon
    University of Warsaw

    10:30    Morning Break

    11:00    The Evolving Threat of Extremist Violence
    Associate Professor Nick O’Brien
    Head of School, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
    Charles Sturt University

    11:45    Counterterrorism Policing Operations
    Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan
    National Manager Counter Terrorism, Australian Federal Police

    12:30    Lunch

    13:30    Border Security
    Dr John Coyne
    Head of Border Security Program, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

    14:15    Private Sector Role in Securing Public Places
    John Yates
    Director of Security, Scentre Group

    15:00    Afternoon Break

    15:30    Q&A Panel on Inspired Extremism

    17:00    Finish

    18:30    Conference Networking Drinks

    19:30    Conference Dinner: The Border and Beyond – Australia’s 21st century border security system
    Keynote Speaker
    The Hon. Peter Dutton MP
    Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

    22.30     Conference Dinner Concludes

    Day 2 Plenary, Thursday, 12th May 2016


    09:00    Australia’s Approach to Countering Violent Extremism
    Catherine Jones
    Assistant Secretary, Countering Violent Extremism, Attorney General’s Department

    09:30   Online Radicalisation and Violent Extremist Propaganda
    Professor Anne Aly
    Edith Cowan University

    10:30    Morning Break

    11:00    Diversion and Counter-Radicalisation
    Dr. Jenny Cartwright
    Head of the AFP diversion team
    Australian Federal Police

    11:45   Australian Foreign Fighter Recruitment Challenges
    Andrew Zammit
    School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

    12:30    Lunch

    13:30    Radicalisation and Extremism – EU PRIME PROJECT
    Dr Agnieszka Gutkowska
    University of Warsaw

    14:15    Communications as a security tool
    Rod Cowan
    Strategic Advisor, Emirates/ECU Centre for Aviation and Security Studies

    15:00    Afternoon Break

    15:30    Q&A Panel on Community Partnership and Resilience

    17:00    Conference Concludes



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