American Australian Association (AAA)

US-Australia Dialogue on Quantum in Defence Innovation

Event Description


G’Day USA & American Australian Association are proud to present the US-Australia Dialogue on Quantum in Defence Innovation to showcase Australian capabilities and strengthen bilateral cooperation and commercialization of Australian defence innovation.


Welcome by Ambassador Arthur Sinodinos

  • Prof. Tanya Monro, Chief Defence Scientist
  • Christine Zeitz, General Manager, Northrop Grumman Asia Pacific
  • Prof. Michael Biercuk, Founder & CEO Q-CTRL
  • Dr. David Bird, DSTG STaR Shot Leader
  • Moderator: Michael Brown, Director, Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)


US: Thursday 10 December | 1pm PST | 4pm EST
AUS: Friday 11 December | 7am AEST | 8am AEDT

*Registration Essential*


Immediately following the webinar, the State of New South Wales invites you for a 15 minute breakout session to learn about innovative developments in its defence sector. Bradley Williams, Director of the Defence Innovation Network, will speak about specific opportunities and areas of collaboration for U.S. companies. Register here:


G’Day USA is Australia’s premier public and economic diplomacy program in the United States, bringing together leaders from government, business, creative industries and academia to celebrate and advance the US-Australia relationship. The American Australian Association is the leading privately funded non-profit organization dedicated to deepening and strengthening cooperation and understanding between the institutions and people of the US and Australia.


Thursday, December 10