Past events

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Front-on view of jets on a white background
28 February 2017 to 5 March 2017

The Avalon Air Show provides a valuable opportunity for DST to connect with representatives from Defence and industry, and to showcase our latest aerospace activities.

27 February 2017 to 28 February 2017

The 10th International Conference on Health and Usage Monitoring Systems was held from 27 February to 28 February in Melbourne.

Military Forensic and Exploitation Symposium
23 February 2017 to 24 February 2017

The Military Forensic and Exploitation Symposium was held as part of the Secretary of Defence fellowship on Joint Forensic and Exploitation Enterprise. The aim of the symposium was to discuss military forensic and exploitation research and development and an integrated forensic and exploitation system.

OPCW Sponsored Analytical Skills Development Course (ASDC)
21 November 2016 to 2 December 2016

The Chemical-Biological Defence Major Science and Technology Capability of DST’s Land Division conducted an Analytical Skills Development Course (ASDC) sponsored by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), The Hague, The Netherlands from 21 November to 2 December 2016 at DST Group’s Melbourne site.

Defence Operations Research Symposium 2016
15 November 2016 to 18 November 2016

The theme for the Defence Operations Research Symposium (DORS) was ‘From Trusted Data to Trusted Decisions’ having a sub-theme ‘Informing and Supporting the Defence Decision Maker’. In 2016, DORS was run in conjunction with the Defence Human Sciences Symposium (DHSS).

2016 theme is 'Energetic Materials Technology for Australia's Security and Prosperity - Partnerships, Communications and Knowledge Sharing'.
26 September 2016 to 28 September 2016

The 2016 theme for the Australian Energetic Materials Symposium (AEMS) was Energetic Materials Technology for Australia's Security and Prosperity - Partnerships, Communications and Knowledge Sharing.

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne with Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky at FLFC 2016.
5 September 2016 to 7 September 2016
The second biennial Defence Science and Technology Group Future Land Force Conference was held on 5 – 7 September 2016 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
Behind The Fence 2016
17 August 2016
The 2016 ‘Behind the Fence’ Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Indigenous program to be held during National Science Week on the 17th August 2016 will provide 50 Adelaide Indigenous high school students (Year 9 to year 12) currently studying STEM related subjects. The program will provide an opportunity for DST to showcase the various career opportunities available to students if they were to continue their studies at a university level.
Partnerships Week 2016
7 June 2016 to 9 June 2016, 10 June 2016
As part of DST Group's commitment to expand our external engagement and outreach activities, we are ‘opening our doors’ to representatives of Australia’s innovation sector.
ISTAS 2016 - Invitational symposium on Trusted Autonomous Systems
9 May 2016 to 11 July 2016
ISTAS 2016 aimed to bring world-leading scientists, pioneering academics, industry experts, researchers and students to an interactive forum to inspire and seed collaborative research.