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Wed, 15 May



The Australian Naval Institute: Vernon Parker Oration

In support of the Australian Naval Institute the USI ACT is passing this information on to USI ACT members and guests.

The Australian Naval Institute:   Vernon Parker Oration
The Australian Naval Institute:   Vernon Parker Oration

Time & Location

15 May 2024, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Barton, 18 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600, Australia

About the event

The Vernon Parker Oration will be delivered this year by Mr Rory Medcalf AM.  

Please follow the registration link to the website and links to register.    

The ANI has generaoulsy offered ANI member prices for USI ACT membership who want to attend.   

ANI website and registration

ANI Members: $150.00 Non-members: $165.00

Professor Rory Medcalf AM is Head of the National Security College at the Australian National University. His career spans diplomacy, academia, intelligence analysis, journalism and think tanks, including with the Lowy Institute. Professor Medcalf was a senior strategic analyst with the Office of National Assessments, Australia’s peak intelligence agency, and a diplomat with service in India, Japan and Papua New Guinea. He has played a lead role in Australia’s informal diplomacy with India and a range of other countries. Professor Medcalf is recognised globally as a thought leader on the Indo-Pacific strategic concept, as articulated in his book Contest for the Indo-Pacific (published internationally as Indo-Pacific Empire).

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