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Pilbara Regional Council: Pilbara Kimberley Forum

17 April 2014 | Media and Events

5-6 May 2014 Major General John Hartley,  Future Directions International CEO and Institute Director is to speak at the Pilbara Regional Council’s Pilbara-Kimberley Forum 2014 in Jakarta.    

Future Directions International Guest Speaker Forum

4 April 2014 | Media and Events

25 March 2014 Future Directions International’s Indian Ocean Research Programme, in association with the Sea Power Centre – Australia, hosted an audience with Ms Jane Chan. Ms Chan delivered a short address focusing on South/East China Seas issues. This was followed by a roundtable discussion on maritime security within the Indian Ocean region involving FDI…

Global Food Forum. Australia’s Place at the Table – 26 March 2014

17 March 2014 | Media and Events

26 March 2014 Speaker: Major General, the Honourable Michael Jeffery AC, AO (Mil), CVO MC (Retd) Chairman, Future Directions International The Australian, in partnership with Vishy and supported by The Wall Street Journal is presenting its second annual Global Food Forum in Sydney on March 26 at which FDI Chairman, Major General, the Honourable Michael…

Australia-India 1.5 Track Defence Strategic Dialogue 2013

23 October 2013 | Media and Events

Future Directions International participated in the second 1.5 Track Defence Strategic Dialogue between Australia and India, held in New Delhi on 17 October by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), in partnership with the Australian Department of Defence. This year’s Dialogue follows on from the inaugural 1.5 Track Dialogue held in Perth last...

Fenner Conference 2013

3 October 2013 | Media and Events

  10-11 October 2013 – Canberra Future Directions International Chairman Major General the Honourable Michael Jeffery AC will be one of the Conference speakers. To read more about the Conference, please click here.      

2013 Annual Lecture in WA Soil Science

3 September 2013 | Media and Events

   5 September 2013 – Murdoch University, Western Australia Soil Science Australia (WA Branch) invites you to the first WA Boodja Soil Science Lecture. Boodja is a Noongar word for ‘land’ and the lecture series acknowledges the important role of aboriginal understanding in the responsible management of the soil and land. The society is honoured…

27 August 2013: Kidnapping Trends and Case Studies from Asia to Africa

16 August 2013 | Media and Events

  Future Directions International in conjunction with Unity Resources Group are hosting a presentation on: Kidnapping Trends and Case Studies from Asia to Africa  27 August 2013 Government House, St Georges Terrace, Perth The nature of kidnapping risk has changed over the last three to five years and current global kidnap trends point towards a…

Soils For Life Board Meeting at Geolyse

8 August 2013 | Media and Events

 5 August 2013 Future Directions International Chairman Major General The Hon. Michael Jeffery attended the The Day After Tomorrow event and the Soils for Life meeting. Geolyse’s Orange office provided the venue for the Board of Soils For Life to hold their meeting on Monday 5 August. The Soils For Life team were in Orange…

The 20th Australian HACCP Conference

25 July 2013 | Media and Events

The 20th Australian HACCP Conference hosted by SAI Global in August will feature an in-depth discussion on the potential global food and water crisis created by a growing population. higher demand for fresh water and increasing loss of arable land. The 20th Australian HACCP Conference is one of Australia’s most significant food safety forums. Each year...

Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers Inc.

20 June 2013 | Media and Events

25 July 2013 AIPIO Conference Dinner Guest Speaker: Major General John Hartley AO, (Retd), Institute Director and CEO Future Directions International.

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