• ADM Defence Estate and Base Services Summit

    Legislation, collaboration and innovation driving the future of the defence estate

    13 December 2021
    Hotel Realm Canberra

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Overview

The Summit’s unique, interactive environment fosters effective partnering between Defence and Industry; a critical factor in achieving mutually beneficial outcomes. Combined with unrivaled insights, high-level debate and the very latest innovations designed to support our armed forces, it once again ensure an unmissable program.

Speakers

The Hon Melissa Price MP
Minister for Defence Industry, Minister for Science and Technology

Celia Perkins
Deputy Secretary – Security and Estate Group,
Department of Defence

Daniel Fankhauser
First Assistant Secretary – Infrastructure, Department of Defence

Monique Hamilton
First Assistant Secretary Service Delivery, Department of Defence

Luke McLeod
Assistant Secretary Base Services Transformation Branch, Department of Defence

Allan Schmidt
Strategic Adviser Defence,
Sitzler

Gavin Campbell
Executive General Manager – Defence, Ventia

Ranjan Rajagopal
General Manager – Commercial,
Downer Defence

Quentin Flowers
National Defence Manager,
Icon

RADM Clint Thomas (Ret’d)
Defence – Managing Director,
Serco

Lee Gedge
Technical Director,
GHD

Tom Haszard
Director Defence, BGIS

Nhaya Nicky Hatfield
Darumbal Elder

Dr Sarah Richards
Senior Principal Geoenvironmental Engineer,
Tetra Tech

Riccardo Rizzi
Head of Energy and Sustainability – Australia,
JLL

Malcolm Mann
Director,
Darumbal People Aboriginal Corporation

AIRCDRE Sandy Turner
Director General – USFPI & ASMTI,
Department of Defence

Lyn Harvey
Director Environmental Resource Management & Sustainability,
Department of Defence

Anush Avakian
Assistant Secretary Non-Materiel Procurement,
Department of Defence

Patrice Brown
Director,
Tunuba

Agenda

WELCOME RECEPTION | 12 December 2021

19:00-20:30

19:00 – 20:30 | Hotel Realm, 18 National Circuit, Canberra ACT 2600

Australian Defence Magazine and Department of Defence will be hosting welcome drinks for all delegates attending the Defence Estate and Base Services Summit. The reception will feature an address Former Deputy Secretary – Estate and Infrastructure Group, Steve Grzeskowiak. It is an excellent opportunity to come and liaise with your colleagues at the Hotel Realm, Canberra. This function is included in your delegate registration.

 

Welcome Address:
Matthew Theoharous, Executive General Manager – Defence Business Unit, Lendlease
Steve Grzeskowiak, Former Deputy Secretary – Estate and Infrastructure Group, Department of Defence

13 December 2021

08:30

Welcome to Country

Paul House, Ngambri and Ngunnawal Traditional Custodian

08:40

Opening Remarks from the Chair

Josef Baukes, Key Account Manager – Defence, Tetra Tech

08:45

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS |

The Hon Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry, Minister for Science and Technology

09:00

KEYNOTE | Delivering the Future Estate

Celia Perkins, Deputy Secretary – Security and Estate Group, Department of Defence

09:30

KEYNOTE |Transforming Defence Base Services

Luke Mcleod, Assistant Secretary Base Services Transformation, Department of Defence

10:00

KEYNOTE | The Defence Infrastructure Environment

Daniel Fankhauser, First Assistant Secretary – Infrastructure, Department of Defence

10:30

Welcome to Morning Tea

RADM Clint Thomas (Ret’d), Defence – Managing Director, Serco

10:35

Morning Tea & Networking Break

11:10

KEYNOTE | Upscaling Indigenous Businesses

Ranjan Rajagopal, General Manager – Commercial, Downer Defence

11:30

KEYNOTE | Sustainable use of resources in enabling Defence capability

Dr Sarah Richards, Senior Principal Geoenvironmental Engineer, Tetra Tech

11:50

PANEL | Transitioning to a more Sustainable Defence Estate

  • Putting Defence at the forefront of global efforts to improve sustainability and minimise negative environmental impacts
  • Sustainable site remediation on the Defence Estate
  • Improving efficiency and creating forward thinking resource management strategies
  • Understanding, managing, and mitigating the impacts of Defence activities
  • Net Zero journey towards sustainability

Lyn Harvey, Director Environmental Resource Management & Sustainability, Department of Defence
Riccardo Rizzi, Head of Energy and Sustainability – Australia, JLL
Lee Gedge, Technical Director Site Contamination, GHD
Moderator: Ian Brookman, General Manager – Strategy & Development, Ventia

12:35

Welcome to Lunch

Allan Schmidt, Strategic Adviser Defence, Sitzler

12:40

Lunch

13:50

Welcome back from Lunch

Jeffrey Collins, General Manager – Estate and Base Management, Downer Defence

13:55

Service Delivery

Monique Hamilton, First Assistant Secretary Service Delivery, Department of Defence

14:20

PANEL | How can a best practice collaborative contracting framework best support Defence’s transformation model and E&IG service delivery plan.

How does the future workspace operate under this model due to more delegated decision making and empowerment because people aren’t working in a centralised environment?

Gavin Campbell, Executive General Manager – Defence, Ventia
Tom Haszard, Director Defence, BGIS
Monique Hamilton, First Assistant Secretary Service Delivery, Department of Defence
Moderator: Jeffrey Collins, General Manager – Estate and Base Management, Downer Defence

15:10

Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

15:40

Defence Implementation of the Indigenous Procurement Policy

Anush Avakian, Assistant Secretary Non-Materiel Procurement, Department of Defence

16:10

Darumbal-Defence partnership on Shoalwater Bay Training Area

  • Darumbal and Defence Journey – Darumbal ILUA creating Jobs and Opportunities at SWBTA
  • Darumbal contribution to Capability and Training Area Sustainability
  • The Tunuba Story
  • Darumbal and Defence – The Future Direction

Nhaya Nicky Hatfield – Darumbal Elder
AIRCDRE Sandy Turner, Director General – USFPI & ASMTI, Department of Defence
Patrice Brown, Director, Tunuba
Malcom Mann, Director, Darumbal People Aboriginal Corporation

16:50

Address from Networking Drinks Sponsor

Quentin Flowers AM, National Defence Manager, Icon

16:55

Closing Remarks from the Chair & Networking Drinks

Pricing

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Sponsors

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Welcome Reception Sponsor

Morning Tea Sponsor

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Afternoon Tea Sponsor

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Lanyard Sponsor

Water Bottle Sponsor

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Exhibitors

Venue

Hotel Realm Canberra
18 National Circuit
Canberra ACT 2600

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Health & Safety Commitments

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Full vaccination against Covid-19 is required for all in-person attendees.

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Sustainability

Our Commitment to Sustainability

In Australia, we are committed to running our events in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Across Informa Connect we are focusing on the short and long-term sustainability impacts we have on customers and colleagues alongside the communities we work in.

We recognise that it’s not just about the way we produce our events and products but recognising that we have a role to play in providing a space to work in partnership together with our markets to inspire the sustainable development of the industries we serve.

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