National Security
Australia Conference
Examining Australia’s increasingly complex and challenging security environment in
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National Security Australia Conference
Wednesday 20th May 2015
8.30 Registration and coffee
8.45 Welcome and speed netwo...
8.30 Registration and coffee
9.00 Opening remarks from the Chair
CYBER SECURITY
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National Security Australia 2015 Conference Brochure

National Security Australia 2015 conference will examine Australia's increasingly complex and challenging security environment in response to global and domestic threats. In the last few months alone, the emergence of ISIS and introduction of new national security and anti-terror legislation continues to place a spotlight on Team Australia's borders, assets and information. The 2015 program includes case studies and presentations to address these key areas: + Australia's Counter Terrorism Strategies + The Threat to National Security Through the Cyber Environment + The Depth and Penetration of Organised Crime + Information Sharing and Collaboration in the Fight against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing + The Need to Retain Data for the Prevention and Response to National Security Threats + Australia's National Security Science and Technology Policy + Surveillance and Protection: Who's watching who and what's happening to that information? + Working with International and Inter-Government Agencies + Mitigating the Threat to Air, Land and Sea Assets and Passengers For more information, visit http://bit.ly/1KfuQOO
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  • 1. National Security Australia Conference Examining Australia’s increasingly complex and challenging security environment in response to global and domestic threats PRESENTING THE 13TH ANNUAL 20th – 21st May 2015 | RACV Club, Melbourne FEATURING AN INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE PRESENTATION FROM: Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore FEATURING CONTRIBUTIONS FROM: Senator David Fawcett, Deputy Government Whip in the Senate Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan APM, National Manager Counter Terrorism, Australian Federal Police Chris Dawson APM, CEO, Australian Crime Commission Graham Coleman APM, Acting Assistant Commissioner, G20 Group, Queensland Police Service Craig Lapsley, Emergency Management Commissioner, Emergency Management Victoria Major General John Hartley AO (retd), Institute Director and CEO, Future Directions International Kathrina Lo, Assistant Auditor General, Performance Audit, Audit Office of NSW Associate Professor Nick O’Brien, Head of School, Graduate School of Security and Policing, Charles Sturt University David Vaile, Co-convenor – Cyberspace Law and Policy Community, UNSW Faculty of Law www.informa.com.au/nationalsecurity OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS: “We know that these are testing times for everyone here – and for everyone sworn to protect democratic freedoms.  The terrorist threat is rising at home and abroad – and it's becoming harder to combat.” The Hon. Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia
  • 2. National Security Australia Conference Wednesday 20th May 2015 8.30 Registration and coffee 8.45 Welcome and speed networking session 9.00 Opening remarks from the Chair 9.05 INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE The emerging IS threat landscape in Asia Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore COUNTER TERRORISM 9.45 Domestic challenges: A snapshot look at the key factors contributing to Australia’s domestic terror threat and determining appropriate responses —— The increased risks of lone wolf attacks and home grown terrorism —— Lessons learnt from recent incidents in Sydney, Paris and Ottawa —— Working collaboratively with agencies and the broader public to ensure greater safety —— Managing the risks Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan APM, National Manager Counter Terrorism, Australian Federal Police 10.25 Why Australia needs a concerted effort toward leveraging soft power within the counter-terrorism mix —— Understanding the specific threat of violent extremism —— Countering Islamist terrorism, home-grown terrorism and the recruitment of Australians as foreign fighters —— The requirement for a coordinated communications counter- radicalisation campaign Professor Greg Barton, Director International, Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC) and Herb Feith Research Professor for the Study of Indonesia, Monash University 11.05 Morning tea 11.20 CASE STUDY Community perspective: Working with local Muslim leadership to prevent radicalisation and strengthen Australia’s national security Seyfi Seyit, Secretary, Islamic Council of Victoria 12.00 CASE STUDY G20 – An inside look at the largest peace time operation in Australia and its lessons for national security —— Working on an operation of significant scale and ensuring interagency cooperation —— Key lessons that can be applied to national security Graham Coleman APM, Acting Assistant Commissioner, G20 Group, Queensland Police Service 12.40 Lunch 1.40 CASE STUDY Reflecting on the Sydney Siege and lessons that can be applied for the future —— The impact of the Sydney Siege on Australia’s national security —— Key lessons that can be learnt from the tragedy Associate Professor Nick O’Brien, Head of School, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTER TERRORISM FINANCING 2.20 Working with the private sector to detect and disrupt terrorism financing and money laundering for the purposes of organised crime —— A look at the Australian terrorism financing environment —— Working collaboratively with agencies and private sector partners to achieve enforcement —— The threat of online payment systems and digital currencies 3.00 Afternoon tea FOREIGN FIGHTERS AND ORGANISED CRIME 3.20 The creation of the Foreign Fighters Task Force and understanding the links between foreign fighters and their support networks —— Exploring links between terrorism and organised crime —— The role of the Australian Crime Commission in disrupting links between terrorism and organised crime threats —— Allocation of resources and funding to deliver a more robust response Chris Dawson APM, CEO, Australian Crime Commission LEGISLATIVE PLANNING 4.00 National Security Laws: The value of engagement Matthew Dunn, Director of Policy, Law Council of Australia Natasha Molt, Policy Lawyer, Law Council of Australia 4.40 Closing remarks from the Chair 4.50 End of day 1 + Networking Drinks Pleasenotethiswillbeaclosedsessionconference.Mediawillnotbeallowedinto theconferenceroom.  DAY 1 www.informa.com.au/nationalsecurity Sponsorship Speaker opportunities To enquire about speaking opportunities, please contact Fasih Qureshi on (02) 9080 4014 or email fasih.qureshi@informa.com.au To enquire about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Damian Dulanovic on (02) 9080 4042 or email damian.dulanovic@informa.com.au
  • 3. 8.30 Registration and coffee 9.00 Opening remarks from the Chair CYBER SECURITY 9.05 Balancing confidentiality, privacy and IT security against law enforcement and national security —— Does evidence tell us if online law reform proposals are a proportionate response to threats? —— What do we know about comparative effectiveness of different approaches to national security and crime? —— Do we understand all the sources of threats to Australians’ confidentiality, privacy and IT security? —— Can cyber threats be combatted through reforming legal frameworks? —— What changes in the law can we expect? Do they keep up with technological developments? David Vaile, Co-convenor – Cyberspace Law and Policy Community, UNSW Faculty of Law 9.45 CASE STUDY An inside look at examples of advanced threats and cyber security challenges Matt McCormack, Counter Threat Unit Senior Security Researcher, Dell SecureWorks 10.25 Morning tea TECHNOLOGY AND SURVEILLANCE 10.50 A look at the broader factors around collecting, storing and securing information and its importance on a national, commercial and private level Senator David Fawcett, Deputy Government Whip in the Senate 11.25 PANEL DISCUSSION Will granting greater powers for data retention offer increased protection and strengthen national security? —— Is access to metadata vital to the investigation of terrorism and organised crime? —— Are there any risks that revised data retention legislation might pose toward privacy and civil liberties? —— What are the key areas of importance to ensure the effectiveness of surveillance is successful? —— A look at the legal implications Katie Miller, President, Law Institute of Victoria David Vaile, Co-convenor – Cyberspace Law and Policy Community, UNSW Faculty of Law 12.05 Lunch ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS 1.05 A look at the role the following issues might play on future conflict —— The global food and water security situation —— The impact of global demographic changes —— The impact of climate change —— The global rise of inequality Major General John Hartley AO (retd), Institute Director and CEO, Future Directions International LANGUAGE CAPABILITY 1.45 Australia’s language capability and national security policy: The disconnect —— Convergent threats – Divergent policies: The risk —— Electronic surveillance: Translating the threat —— Systemic deficiencies in Australia’s language capability: The evidence —— Implications for Australia’s national security David Gilbert, Linguistics Expert and Chair of the Vietnamese Panel of Examiners, National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters 2.25 Afternoon tea EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 2.45 CASE STUDY Emergency Management Victoria: Setting the emergency reform agenda —— Implementing the Strategic Action Plan —— Driving reforms to ensure management agencies work and train together and uphold operating standards —— Incorporating new dimensions of resilience and consequence management Craig Lapsley, Emergency Management Commissioner, Emergency Management Victoria 3.25 CASE STUDY The Media Room – how the media plays out during security and crisis incidents and how it influences operations PROTECTING INFRASTRUCTURE 4.05 CASE STUDY Protecting critical infrastructure from cyber attacks —— Key findings from the NSW Auditor General’s probe into the state’s security of critical IT infrastructure —— Lessons that must be learnt for government operators of other critical infrastructure Kathrina Lo, Assistant Auditor-General, Performance Audit, Audit Office of NSW 4.45 Closing remarks from the Chair 4.50 Close of Conference National Security Australia Conference Thursday 21st May 2015 DAY 2 Venue Details RACV Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Phone: +61 3 9944 8888, www.racv.com.au
  • 4. Use your QR Reader App on your smartphone and scan this code to take you directly to the website For full terms and conditions, please visit: www.informa.com.au/nationalsecurity National Security Australia Conference 20th – 21st May 2015 | RACV Club, Melbourne If undeliverable return to: PO BOX Q1439, SYDNEY NSW 1230 3 Easy Ways to Register WEB www.informa.com.au/nationalsecurity Telephone +61 (0)2 9080 4307 – Quoting P15A25 Email info@informa.com.au – Quoting P15A25 Stay Connected LinkedIn www.informa.com.au/onlinkedin Twitter www.twitter.com/informa_oz (#natsec15) Blog www.informaaustralia.wordpress.com YouTube www.youtube.com/informaoz Google+ www.informa.com.au/googleplus Slideshare www.slideshare.net/informaoz/tag/nationalsecurity15 in Pricing Details Register Early Save Early Bird Rate Book pay on or before 20/3/15 Standard Rate Book pay from 21/3/15 Conference Package PRICE GST TOTAL SAVE PRICE GST TOTAL Two day conference $2,095.00 $209.50 $2,304.50 $440 $2,495.00 $249.50 $2,744.50 Two day conference (Defence/Law Enforcement Rate) $1,095.00 $109.50 $1,204.50 $440 $1,495.00 $149.50 $1,644.50 POSTAGE PAID AUSTRALIA

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