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Young Strategic Leaders' Congress (May)

  • 20 May 2011
  • 5:00 PM
  • 22 May 2011
  • 2:00 PM
  • ANU Kioloa Coastal Campus


(depends on selected options)

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Securing Digital Australia:
Whole of Nation Approaches to the Cyber Challenge

This Congress will explore the range of cyber challenges facing Australia to 2030.

Participants will examine how government, industry and the public are each involved in defending the nation against cyber threats in an increasingly networked world. From protecting home users, to critical infrastructure, government networks, and international cooperation, this Congress will explore the breadth of the dynamic online environment, and the whole of nation effort required to defend Australia online. Participants will workshop issues with colleagues from across government, academia and industry, as well as some of Australia's leading strategic thinkers and decision makers in examining future national challenges in the cyber domain.


A number of experts in this field are to be confirmed including from the Attorney-General's, Defence and Industry  to speak at this Congress - more details to follow shortly.

AVM John Blackburn AO, ret. Kokoda Director, Former Deputy Chief of Air Force and author of Kokoda Paper 14 Optimising Australia's Response to the Cyber Challenge

Dr Gary Waters, Head Strategy, Jacobs Australia and author of Kokoda Paper 14 Optimising Australia's Response to the Cyber Challenge

Professor Craig Valli, Head of School and a Professor (Digital Forensics) within the School of Computer and Security Science at Edith Cowan University (ECU); Director of the secau - Security Research Centre within ECU

Brett Biddington, Director, Kokoda Foundation

Andrew Balmaks, Kokoda Director Principal Noetic Solutions

Applications to attend

Please note that applicants to attend the Young Strategic Leaders’ Forum Congress will be reviewed by the Board of the Kokoda Foundation, which retains absolute discretion on whether individuals are accepted.  We will contact you shortly to confirm your acceptance.

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