The RAN ‘King-Hall’ Naval History Conference – ‘The Navy and the Nation’ July 2003
The Third ‘King-Hall’ Naval History Conference will be held in Canberra on 24-25 July 2003. The conference will run from Thursday 24 July to Friday 25 July at the Telstra Theatre, Australian War Memorial in Canberra. This will be a major International Conference with speakers invited from Australia, United Kingdom and the USA.
The conference is being jointly sponsored by the Royal Australian Navy’s Sea Power Centre, the School of History, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force, and the Australian Naval Institute.
The broad theme of the conference is ’The Navy and the Nation’. It’s aim is to bring about a wider understanding of the contribution the Navy has made to national development up to the present and the potential it has to do so in the future.
International keynote speakers include Professor George Baer from the US Naval War College, Professor Geoffrey Till from the UK Joint Services Staff College and Commander David Hobbs, MBE.RN (Rtd) Curator and Deputy Director of the Fleet Air Arm museum at RNAS Yeovilton, UK.
The registration Two-Day Conference cost $AUS150.00 per person. This includes lunch, morning and afternoon teas. Payment details can be made by Cheque (payable to the Australian Naval Institute) or by debit to Bankcard/MasterCard/Visa.
Conference Proceedings will be published and forwarded to all attendees.
A Conference dinner will be held on the evening of the 24 July at HMAS HARMAN in conjunction with the Australian Naval Institute annual dinner costing $AUS35.00 per head and $AUS45.00 for others. This includes a three-course meal and table wine. Professor Geoffrey Till will deliver the 2003 Vernon Parker Oration.
For more information please contact Mr Dave Griffin on telephone, Fax, or E-mail or the general Naval History E-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org within the Naval History Section.
Naval History Section, Sea Power Centre
Department of Defence (Navy)
CANBERRA ACT 2600
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