Indo Pacific 2023 opens in Sydney

7 November 2023

The Indo Pacific 2023 International Maritime Exposition will open its doors to a record number of defence industry businesses and international naval delegations in Sydney this week.

Indo Pacific 2023 is the region’s premier commercial maritime and naval defence exposition, encompassing the Royal Australian Navy’s Sea Power Conference.

The event is a valuable opportunity to connect leaders from Australian and international defence, industry, government, academic and technological organisations.

This year’s theme is ‘Fleet 2035: Sea Power and the Future of Maritime Warfare’ and encourages critical thinking on the important role that sea power plays in supporting Australia’s national security and economic prosperity.

Military delegations from more than 40 nations and more than 700 Defence industry organisations will participate in strategic conversations on the maritime domain.

Over three days, leaders will share ideas to meet the complex challenges of an accelerating Indo-Pacific region.

Additional information on Indo Pacific 2023 can be found at: Indo Pacific 2023 International Maritime Exposition.  

Quotes attributable to Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mark Hammond, AO, RAN:

“Our Navy provides a crucial role in Australia’s national and regional security. Billions of people across the world rely upon the natural resources drawn from or transported on the oceans for their livelihood, and take for granted the seabed cables, which connect the modern world and enable our prosperity.

“Indo Pacific Sea Power Conference 2023 provides an opportunity for Navy to discuss shared maritime challenges, which impact our national security and economic prosperity.”

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