Wednesday 16 August 2023

Time ACSTSession
11.00 Registration Open
Arrival Tea & Coffee
12.30 AIPIO Welcome: Dr Phil Kowalick, AIPIO President
Conference Opening: The Honourable Clare O'Neil MP, Minister for Home Affairs & Minister for Cyber Security
13.20 Keynote Speaker - Data & Integrity
Chris Brookes, Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
Intelligence Oversight - Enabling an effective and trusted intelligence community 
14.00 Plenary Speaker
14.40 Afternoon Tea
15.00 Wicked Problem Panel
Facilitator: Major General (Ret) Ben Kite OBE, Kearney
Panellists: Meg Tapia, Novexus
  Space Tradecraft
16.05 Associate Professor Alice Gorman, Flinders University & American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Senior Sergeant First Class Digby HowisState Intelligence Branch, South Australia Police
How to: Think like an Intelligence Analyst, Critical thinking and bias, focused on problem solving, critical thinking, bias, SATs

  Data & Integrity Innovation
16.40 Meg Tapia, Novexus
Integrity: Mapping the Route to Truth in a Web of Misinformation
Practitioner Speaker
17.10 Subthemes wrap up Subthemes wrap up
17.15 Welcome Reception & AIPIO Awards



 * program subject to change

Thursday 17 August 2023

Time ACSTSession
08.00 Registration Open
Arrival Tea & Coffee
08.00 Ripjar Satellite Breakfast Meeting Ripjar
08.45 MC Reflection
09.00 Keynote Speaker - Space
09.40 Plenary Speaker
10.20 Morning Tea
  Data & Integrity Innovation Space Tradecraft

Randy Pherson,
Pherson Associates
Wicked Intelligence Challenges: Assessing Levels of Confidence and Communicating Probability 

Practitioner Speaker

Rebecca Kuster,
The Bureau of Meteorology
Environmental and space weather intelligence for decision support

How to:
Write like an Intelligence Analyst

11.15 Dr Dan Wildy
New Zealand Police
The Trust Opportunity
Patrick Ingram
The Professionalisation of Private Sector Intelligence
Practitioner Speaker

A day in the life of an intelligence analyst: Space, Integrity & Innovation

11.50 Venessa Ninovic, NSW Police
Electronic Gaming Machine Inquiry: The Intersection between Intelligence, Enforcement, and Regulation

Mark Anderson, Microsoft Australia & New Zealand
Hyper-scale intelligence – collecting and analysing 65 trillion signals daily and the implications for the intelligence community


Practitioner Speaker

The keys to success: Building and Leading Effective Intelligence Teams 

12.20 Lunch
13.20 Practitioner Speaker
Practitioner Speaker
Practitioner Speaker

How to: Bolster your Intelligence Career

13.55 Dr Trent Lewis, Fivecast
Augmented Intelligence: Ensuring Data Integrity in an AI-Driven World

Grant Lucas
Former U.S. Government Chief of Europe, Middle East, and Africa Operations
The Art and Science of Public and Private Sector Collaboration 

Practitioner Speaker

Leah Pinto,
The 101 of People Skills in Intelligence

14.30 Practitioner Speaker Kim Valois,
SA Water
Intuitive Powers for Future Intelligence Analysis
Practitioner Speaker

How to: Effectively Communicate the language of Intelligence  

15.05 Brett Turner, NSW Liquor and Gaming
Artificial Intelligence Analysis: What the Rise of AI Means for Human Intelligence Analysts
Practitioner Speaker Practitioner Speaker

Effective information collection: Are you accessing everything you could be?

15.35 Afternoon Tea
15.55 Stephen Zidek
Artificial Intelligence Analysis: What the Rise of AI Means for Human Intelligence Analysts
Mariana Zafeirakopoulos
Designing the Future of Strategic Intelligence: exploring a new paradigm and implications for teaching and capability building
 Anne-Lynn Dudenhoefer, Hensoldt Analytics
Intelligence++ : Fusion of Earth Observation and Open-Source Intelligence for Improved National Security and Disaster Response Efforts

Randy Pherson,
Pherson Associates
Anticipating the Unanticipated with12 Foresight Techniques: Which is the right one for you? 


Professor Matthew Warren,
Hybrid Threats – The new generation of threats


Thalia Ngan,
NSW Government
Cyber Intelligence: Building Our Intelligence Capability with The Future in Mind
Practitioner Speaker


17.00 Subtheme wrap up Subtheme wrap up Subtheme wrap up Subtheme wrap up
19.00 Pre-dinner Drinks
19.30 - 23.45 Conference Dinner



 * program subject to change


Friday 18 August 2023

Time ACSTSession
08.00 Registration Open
Arrival Tea & Coffee
08.45 MC Reflection
09.00 Keynote Speaker - Innovation
09.40 Plenary Speaker
Assistant Commissioner Scott Duval, South Australia Police
10.20 Morning Tea
10.40 The Great AIPIO Annual Debate
11.35 Plenary Speaker
Dr Malcolm Davis, Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
Intelligence Gathering in the 21st Century contested Space Domain
  Innovation Tradecraft
12.25 Practitioner Speaker
Practitioner Speaker
13.00 Subtheme wrap up Subtheme wrap up
13.10 Conference Close & Announcement of 2024 theme and location
13.30 Farewell Lunch


 * program subject to change


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