AIPIO is committed to delivering quality cost-effective educative, training and networking events for intelligence practitioners throughout Australia.  The annual event program includes major national events such as the Seminar, Conference and Forum, as well as many smaller regional events organised by our network of regional representatives where the emphasis is on networking at the local level. These representatives facilitate smaller events with an emphasis on networking, to engage members and promote the Institute at a local level, and to keep the AIPIO Board informed about regional perspectives.  

The events calendar is designed to provide our Members and visitors to the site with information detailing AIPIO events and also those conducted by intelligence and related organisations. If you know of an event that is not on the calendar and which may be of interest to our Members or 
other intelligence practitioners then please contact our regional representatives or the Secretariat and we will review it for addition to the events calendar.


2018 National Events

Description of photo hereINTELLIGENCE 2018 - AIPIO National Conference

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Planning is underway for Intelligence 2018, which will be held at the QT Hotel in Canberra from 21-23 August 2018. Dorothy Seidel Hooke has kindly agreed to join me as Co-Convenor for Intelligence 2018. The theme for Intelligence 2018 is ‘Integrated Intelligence: working together better’, and within that theme we will explore the sub-themes of collaboration, technology, and capability.  

- Gill Wilson, Vice-President, AIPIO

Intelligence professionals make their living drawing actionable insights from sketchy data, but the growing velocity, volume, variety, and complexity of this data demands more than the popular view of intelligence as solo operators, siloed functions, and exclusive organisations. To be successful, modern intelligence profession
als must rely on ‘outsiders’ – business, academe, and public sector institutions – tightly integrated for alignment, complementarity, and synergy. AIPIO – as a critical change agent in the intelligence profession – stands ready to engage, support, advise, and partner to advance this goal of ‘integrated intelligence’.  We believe advancing this goal requires measured investment in collaboration, technology, and capability

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 2018 - State and Territory AIPIO Events

New South Wales 

21 June - The Future of Intelligence - Driven Investigations

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7:30AM - 9:00AM
Venue: Hilton Sydney

Analysts are under increasing pressure to respond to Big Data challenges that are further compounded by a greater and more diverse range of digital devices.  Key facts are often spread across multiple evidence sources and an investigation is typically multidimensional, encompassing; multiple people, objects, locations, and events.  Analysts need more efficient workflows to strive for Intelligence Driven Investigations that harness automation technology to avoid becoming swamped by big data.  This presentation will highlight the hidden connections across large numbers of evidence sources that will deliver insights in complex cases by:

- Exploring how machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are vital for the future of intelligence-driven investigations;
- Exploring techniques that support the sharing of intelligence and wider collaboration across geographic and jurisdictional boundaries; and
- Exploring the right mixture of machine and human resources when responding to cyber-related incidents.

Speaker: Stuart Clarke – Head of Security & Intelligence Solutions, Nuix

Description of photo hereStuart is an internationally respected information security expert who is responsible for the overall security and intelligence strategy and delivery at Nuix.  During his time at the company, Stuart has advised the United Nations’ peak cybersecurity body ITU and provided cybersecurity training for over 60 computer emergency response teams.  He led the development of Nuix Investigation & Response, an innovative investigative tool used to delve into the causes and scope of data breaches.  He also currently leads the development of Nuix Insight Analytics & Intelligence, a powerful security intelligence platform.

Stuart has a deep understanding of the Nuix technology and capabilities.  Prior to joining Nuix, he used Nuix offerings extensively in breach response. He brings that understanding together with a vision for the cybersecurity needs of Nuix’s current and prospective clients.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Computer Forensics and is currently working toward a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.  He has developed and delivered training for a Master of Science program in Computer Security and Forensics, has recently contributed to a book covering evidence preservation as well as published several industry-recognized white papers

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Other Notable Events

Tuesday 17 July - Australian Security Summit 2018 - Canberra

QUOTE AIPIO50 when you register for 50% off your ticket (Government ONLY) - email: 

The 4th annual Australian Security Summit (AuSec2018) provides the essential dialogue to help those at the helm of Australia’s security initiatives connect and share best practice. AuSec2018 brings together 300+ individuals ranging from the relevant National, State and Local authorities, as well as stakeholders and specialists from industry and academia from across the globe to discuss the key challenges, including:

- Border management and surveillance
- Cybersecurity and trans-boundary crimes
- Protecting critical infrastructure
- Processing, exploiting and disseminating intelligence and
- ISR platforms for national security and building safer communities.

Speakers Include:

- Phil Kowalick, President, AIPIO
- Patrick Stewart, Assistant Chief, United States Border Patrol
- Bart Raeymaekers, Director General Of The Federal Crisis Centre, Belgium Government
- Richard Davis, Chief Technology Officer, National Security DST GROUP
- Darren Bennett, Commander, Terrorism Investigation Squad, NSW Police
- Prof. Janet Ransley, Theme Leader, Policing And Security, Griffith Criminology Institute
- Jeremy Douglas, Regional Representative, United Nations Office On Drugs And Crime
- Karin Von Hippel, Director General, RUSI (UK) and many more...

Download the agenda here

To Register or for more information, call us on (02) 9008 7676 or email and quote AIPIO50

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