The National Broadband Network is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Australia’s history and will forever change the telecommunications landscape in Australia.  The NBN is expected to de


This presentation will provide a summary of the state of the art in Lead Acid battery design for submarines, and then present the work being undertaken by PMB Defence in the engineering of a Submarine Battery based on Lithium chemistry.

Defence, Submarine Technologies

The simulator activity would allow attendees to fly the AP-3C and possibly attempt a landing or take-off. Limited to 20 people, meeting at RAAF base main gate at 6:00pm on the date.


Dr. Nigel Spooner, head of the ANU Luminescence Laboratory, will be discussing the application of luminescence technology for detecting and quantifying radiation effects as a window into ancient times as well as some applications in the modern world.

luminescence, ionising radiation, archeological dating

From an economic theory in the 1950’s to eventual implementation beginning in the 1990s, Governments and their regulators have utilised increasingly sophisticated auctions over the internet decide on the allocation of spectrum in high demand to telecommunications companies.

spectrum, spectrum auctions

Visit SA Power Networks' newly-upgraded Network Operations Centre.

power networks, network operations, SCADA

Architecture, design and integration strategies for the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for the Air Warfare Destroyer project. Ship Control Systems are progressively moving away from Mil Spec, proprietary systems to ruggedised COTS-based systems that can integrate a large number of dissimilar control systems.

Defence Navy, large scale ships, control systems

Dr Peter Pudney talks about the design of a low-mass solar powered vehicle that could be used to carry women to hospital -- the African Solar Taxi.

solar power, transport, Africa, Zimbabwe

The strategic advantage in Cyber security remains with the attacker rather than defender.

security, countermeasures, cyber threats


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