AIPIO ( is the peak representative body for intelligence practitioners in Australia. Our goal is to establish and promote intelligence as a widely recognised profession in Australia, and our membership is drawn from a wide range of fields including government, national security, the armed forces, law enforcement, business, academia, the media, information technology and information service providers.

Intelligence 2021 will be held from 13-15 October 2021 at Hilton Adelaide.

The Evolving Intelligence Landscape

The Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO) Inc is committed to growing the intelligence body of knowledge through fostering scholarship, professionalization of practice, support to major intelligence research projects, as well as professional and social collaboration amongst practitioners at our events.  Each year, AIPIO promotes a theme to focus this investment in thought leadership across the full range of our activities.  In 2021, the theme will be ‘The Evolving Intelligence Landscape’, with sub-themes including: Business, Criminal, Regulatory, Security.

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Sponsorship Opportunities


Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities for Intelligence 2021 are available. If you are interested in receiving a copy of the Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus please contact Conference Organiser, Sue Ryman-Kiernan for further details:


T: +61 3 9885 6566

Key Dates:


Intelligence 2021

13 - 15 October 2021

Call For Papers

31 May 2021 Abstracts due
30 June 2021 Requests for full papers sent out
1 September 2021 Papers due


Registrations opening soon