MONDAY - FEB 25, 2019

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT INTERNATIONAL WELCOME RECEPTION

Monday, February 25, 2019
Investment Center Victoria, 55 Collins Street-Level 46, Melbourne 3000

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM  |  Presentations & Lunch
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM  |  Roundtable Discussions
4:00 PM  |  Cocktail Reception

Welcome reception for international delegates attending Avalon - national overview of Australia’s defence sector.
RSVP REQUIRED

Hosted by: Victorian State Government
For more details, contact Karen Loughran | Victorian Government | karen.loughran@ecodev.vic.gov.au​


AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW DEFENCE AND AEROSPACE INDUSTRY DINNER

Monday, February 25, 2019 | 6:30 – 10:00 PM
Crown Palladium, Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank

SHOW ORGANIZER EVENT
TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED — CLICK HERE

Hosted by: Chief of Air Force and Aerospace Australia Ltd.
For more details, contact Peta Richards | Aerospace Australia Ltd. | prichards@amda.com.au

 

TUESDAY - FEB 26, 2019

AVALON 2019 OFFICIAL SHOW OPENING CEREMONY

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 9:30 – 10:00 AM
Conference Room 5, Airshow Conference Centre

Hosted by: Aerospace Australia Ltd.
For more details, contact Peta Richards | Aerospace Australia Ltd. | prichards@amda.com.au

SHOW ORGANIZER EVENT - BY INVITATION ONLY


OFFICIAL USA PARTNERSHIP PAVILION OPENING CEREMONY

 Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 10:15 AM (TIME APPROX.)
USA Partnership Pavilion Meeting Point – Hall 3 Booth L11

Join Kallman Worldwide and distinguished guests for light refreshments and opening remarks followed by the ceremonial ribbon cutting to officially open the USA Partnership Pavilion for business at Avalon 2019.

Invited Guests of Honor:  United States Charge’ d’Affairs a.i. James Carouso
Air Marshal Warren McDonald, AM, SCS, Chief of Joint Capabilities

Hosted by: Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
Sponsored by: General Atomics Aeronautical 


USA PARTNERSHIP PAVILION VIP TOUR

 Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 10:40 AM
USA Partnership Pavilion Meeting Point – Hall 3 Booth L11

Invited U.S. and International distinguished visitors take an escorted tour of the USA Partnership Pavilion.


VIASAT WELCOME RECEPTION

 Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 3:30 PM
USA Partnership Pavilion Meeting Point – Hall 3 Booth L11

Open to ALL exhibitors, trade visitors, conference delegates, media and invited guests


OFFICIAL VICTORIAN STATE RECEPTION

 Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Government House | Melbourne, Victoria

Hosted by: The Governor of Victoria, The Honorable Linda Dessau, AC
For more details, contact Karen Loughran | Victorian Government | karen.loughran@ecodev.vic.gov.au​

VICTORIAN STATE GOVERNMENT RECEPTION - BY INVITATION ONLY

WEDNESDAY - FEB 27, 2019

PITCHFEST EVENT USA-AUSTRALIA/ASIA/PACIFIC

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Airshow Conference Centre | Conference Room 3

Hosted by: U.S. Commercial Service and Aerospace Australia Ltd.
Sponsored by: Kallman Worldwide, Inc.

For more details, contact Kevin Tighe | Kallman Worldwide | kevint@kallman.com

This event is open and complimentary to AVALON 2019 trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates.
 Click here to register and make your expression of interest to attend (please note that your expression of interest does not guarantee you a place; Numbers at the AVALON 2019 complimentary conferences are limited and spaces are not guaranteed. Attendance is subject to availability and is on a first come, first served basis).

9:00am

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

Dr. Doug Hartley, Commercial Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service, Canberra

9:15am

SELECT USA

Duncan Archibald, Commercial Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service,  Sydney NSW

9:30am

ALABAMA

Bob Smith, Assistant Director
Alabama Department of Commerce, Montgomery, AL
Lucia Cape, Senior Vice President
Huntsville/Madison County Chamber, Huntsville, AL

9:50am

ARIZONA

Kevin O’Shea, Vice President, International Trade
Arizona Commerce, Phoenix, AZ

10:10am

CALIFORNIA

Stephen Cheung, President
World Trade Center Los Angeles, CA

10:30am

CONNECTICUT

Anne Evans, Director
U.S. Department of Commerce, Middletown, CT

10:50am

IDAHO

Sarah Massie, Senior International Trade Specialist
Idaho Commerce, Boise, ID

11:10am

MARYLAND

Felicia Pullam, Regional Manager
Maryland Department of Commerce, Baltimore, MD
Andrew Kreinik, Regional Manager
India, Australia and South East Asia
Maryland Department of Commerce, Baltimore, MD

11:30am

UTAH

Suzette Alles, Chief Operating Officer
World Trade Center Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Jamie Andrus, CEO/President
Cache Valley Chamber of Commerce, Cache Valley, UT

11:50am

CLOSING REMARKS

Dr. Doug Hartley, Commercial Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service, Canberra


USA PARTNERSHIP VIP RECEPTION

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Eureka 89 | 7 Riverside Quay | Southbank, Melbourne

Be our guest for a night with high-ranking U.S. government officials, international VIPs, and other distinguished guests of honor, back dropped by a beautiful view of the city of Melbourne.

Invited Guest of Honor: U.S. Consul General Melbourne, Michael Kleine

Sponsored by: General Atomics Aeronautical | Lockheed Martin | Northrop Grumman | Raytheon
Hosted by: Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
Supported by: U.S. Commercial Service and U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

For more details, contact Nancy Villari | nancyv@kallman.com

By Invitation Only


 

For all inquiries regarding the events above, please contact Project Coordinator, Nancy Villari.