Dr Phil Aitchison and Dr Dennis Antiohos represented Imagine Intelligent Materials at the Defence Materials and Technology Centre (DMTC) annual conference in Canberra on 26/27 March. Dr Aitchison gave an invited presentation titled “Graphene composites as platform technologies for defence” followed by participation in a panel discussion about “Cross Platform Technologies” and their impact on defence.
The DMTC annual conference is the leading technical conference for defence materials in Australasia with the leading suppliers, researchers and government representatives in attendance. The Minister for Defence Industry, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC gave the keynote address announcing new initiatives. The conference also hosted the DMTC Awards for Excellence 2019, honouring a number of up and coming young researchers in the field.