Civil Security in the 21st Century

Date:
Tuesday 1 May and Thursday 3 May
Registration:

Open to registered accredited delegates, click here for FREE registration now

 

The centrepiece conference within the CIVSEC 2018 Congress, Civil Security in the 21st Century will be presented by Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited.

Addressing the theme "Rise of the Cities – the civil security challenges for 2020 and beyond", its coverage will include:

  • Human Security - Addressing international terrorism, organised crime and extremism
  • Cyber Security - Australia's leading Cyber Security authorities from Government, Industry and Academia will present commentaries Australia's performance against the Australian Cyber Security Policy recommendations. Following the commentaries, the panel will address a hypothetical cyber-attack scenario.
  • Social Media - In an inter-connected on-line world how do we use, protect and maximise the positive side of social media while avoiding the negative impacts?
  • Disaster Management and Response - Natural disasters and man-made emergencies occur every day – how are these responded to and managed within cities with ever increasing populations?
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection - As our communities grow larger and more complex, how do we identify, protect and provide resilience around the critical infrastructure required to keep them operating and safe?
  • Major Event Security - Cities attract numerous sporting, cultural, community and political events – how are major public events delivered and protected within cities with ever increasing populations and more complex threat environments?


Free of charge to attend, the Civil Security in the 21st Century conference is open to accredited registered professional visitors to CIVSEC 2018.

To download the provisional program, click the image below...

Tuesday May 1, 2018 - PART ONE

0930 - 0940

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

0940 - 1020

KEYNOTE SPEECH - The Australian Cyber Security Strategy

Gregory Miller
First Assistant Secretary
Cyber Policy Division
Department of Home Affairs

1030 - 1140

FOCUSED PANEL DISCUSSION - Does technology make our lives safer?

MODERATOR
Adjunct Professor Nicole Matejic

Author, CEO Info Ops HQ and
Managing Partner, Quantum CIQ

> BIO

Mike Bareja
National Network Program Manager
Australian Cyber Security Growth Network Ltd
(ACSGN)
(Cyber Security)

> BIO

Dr Damien Cheong
Research Fellow, National Security Studies Programme
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

> BIO

John Kendall
Director Border and National Security Program
Unisys Global Public Sector
(Cyber Security)

> BIO

Franky Saegerman
Head of Digital Insights
NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division
(Social Media)

> BIO

Dr Tan Teck Boon
Research Fellow and Coordinator of the Science
and Technology Studies Programme (STSP)
Office of the Executive Deputy Chairman
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
(Critical Infrastructure)

> BIO

1220 - 1300

SOCIAL MEDIA - SESSION 1

Adjunct Professor Nicole Matejic
Author, CEO Info Ops HQ and
Managing Partner, Quantum CIQ

> BIO

1300 - 1330

CYBER SECURITY - SESSION 1 - Australian Cyber Security Strategy - an update from a Government Perspective

Gregory Miller
First Assistant Secretary
Cyber Policy Division
Department of Home Affairs

1340 - 1420

SOCIAL MEDIA - SESSION 2

Franky Saegerman
Head of Digital Insights
NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division

> BIO

1350 - 1420

CYBER SECURITY - SESSION 2 - Australian Cyber Security Strategy - an update from Industry’s Perspective

Mike Bareja
National Network Program Manager
Australian Cyber Security Growth Network Ltd
(ACSGN)

> BIO

1440 - 1510

CYBER SECURITY - SESSION 3 - Australian Cyber Security Strategy - an Academic Perspective

Professor Chris Leckie
Department of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne
Associate Director of the Oceania Cyber Security Centre and
Director of the University of Melbourne Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence

> BIO

1500 - 1540

SOCIAL MEDIA - SESSION 3

Dr Damien Cheong
Research Fellow, National Security Studies Programme
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

> BIO

1530 - 1630

CYBER SECURITY - SESSION 4 - PANEL DISCUSSION - Cyber Attack Scenario

MODERATOR

Professor Chris Leckie
Department of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne
Associate Director of the Oceania Cyber Security Centre and
Director of the University of Melbourne Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence

> BIO

DISCUSSION GROUP

Benjamin Ang
Senior Fellow in Cyber Security
Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS)
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

> BIO

Mike Bareja
National Network Program Manager
Australian Cyber Security Growth Network Ltd
(ACSGN)

> BIO

Gregory Miller
First Assistant Secretary
Cyber Policy Division
Department of Home Affairs

Commander David McLean
Manager Cybercrime Operations
Organised Crime and Cyber Portfolio
Australian Federal Police

> BIO

Adam Neale
Asia Pacific Director
Sales Manager
CyberGym

> BIO

1630 - 1730
NETWORKING DRINKS

Thursday May 3, 2018 - PART TWO

0900 - 0910

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

0910 - 0950

KEYNOTE SPEECH - Applying the Integrated Approach to interagency planning and operational coordination

Dr Alan Ryan
Executive Director
Australian Civil Military Centre

1000 - 1110

FOCUSED PANEL DISCUSSION - Human Security, Major Event Security and Disaster Management/Response

MODERATOR

Leonie Mack
(Former) National Security Coordinator
Commonwealth Attorney General’s Department (Rtd)

> BIO

PANEL DISCUSSION GROUP

Danny Baade
Head of Security
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation
(Major Event Security)

> BIO

Wendy Graham
Director of Resilience and Recovery
NSW Office of Emergency Management
(Disaster Management/Response)

> BIO

Sally Kuschel
Director Disaster Resilience
Emergency Management Australia
(Disaster Management/Response)

Dr Kumar Ramakrishna
Associate Professor and Head of Policy Studies
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
(Human Security)

> BIO

1130 - 1210

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Challenges for Counter Insurgency Operations in a modern world (drawing on lessons from Kashmir)

Lieutenant General (Retired) Syed Ata Hasnain
Indian Army

> BIO

1230 - 1310

MAJOR EVENT SECURITY - SESSION 1 - The Federal Government’s role in coordinating major event security

A facilitated discussion of the high-level coordination involved in delivering the 2018 Commonwealth Games, an event of national and global significance, in a major Australian city.

Deborah McGuire
Director, Major Event Security and Risk
Federal Attorney-Generals Department

1310 - 1350

HUMAN SECURITY - SESSION 1

Professor Seumas Miller
Professional Research Fellow
Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (an Australian Research Council Special Research Centre)
Charles Sturt University, Canberra

> BIO

1310 - 1350

DISASTER MANAGEMENT/RESPONSE - SESSION 1 - Natural disaster issues for Australia

Robert Cameron
Assistant Secretary Crisis Management Branch
Emergency Management Australia

> BIO

1350 - 1430

MAJOR EVENT SECURITY - SESSION 2 - Leading the security arrangements on behalf of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, the private sector’s perspective and experience

A facilitated discussion of the role and challenges faced by the Commonwealth Games Corporation’s head of security in preparing for and delivering an event of national and global significance in a major Australian city.

Danny Baade
Head of Security
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation

> BIO

1430 - 1510

HUMAN SECURITY - SESSION 2

Levi West
Director Terrorism Studies
Charles Sturt University

> BIO

1430 - 1510

DISASTER MANAGEMENT/RESPONSE - SESSION 2 - Disaster on our doorstep - assisting our Pacific neighbours

Ben Millington
Chief Superintendent
NSW Rural Fire Service

> BIO

1510 - 1550

MAJOR EVENT SECURITY - SESSION 3 - Taking the operational lead for policing in planning, preparing and delivering the Commonwealth Games

A facilitated discussion on the lessons learnt from preparing for and delivering an event of national and global significance in a major Australian city.

Assistant Commissioner Peter Crawford
Program Executive
2018 Commonwealth Games Group
Queensland Police Service

> BIO

1550 - 1630

HUMAN SECURITY - SESSION 3 - Keeping crowded places safe

What are the key components of a successful and integrated security strategy?
Why sponsorship at the most senior levels of companies and Boards matter?
Why building community resilience and partnership working works?
And why things go wrong and the consequences.

John Yates
Head of Security
Scentre Group and Westfield Corporation

> BIO

1550 - 1630

DISASTER MANAGEMENT/RESPONSE - SESSION 3

Glenn Keys
Chief Executive Officer
Aspen Medical

> BIO

1630 - 1700

MAJOR EVENT SECURITY - SESSION 4 - A policing executive’s perspective on holding the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast

A facilitated discussion about the challenges and lessons learnt by the overall police operational commander responsible for a safe and successful event of national and global significance in a major Australian city.

Deputy Commissioner Stephan Gollschewski
Operational Commander
2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
Queensland Police Service

> BIO

1630 - 1730
NETWORKING DRINKS