How Australian SMEs can compete on a global stage – John O’Callaghan, Defence Council Victoria


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With a wealth of defence industry experience and a career spanning both defence industry and the Department of Defence, Victorian defence industry advocate John O'Callaghan is well versed on trends throughout the sector, and joins us at Pacific 2019 to share his thoughts around the growth of Australian defence on a global scale.

He discusses the sentiment of the SME sector in Victoria and their confidence to invest in the industry in the current climate, shares how SMEs can compete on a global stage to participate in AIC content, and explains why an understanding of the procurement system and how it operates is key to securing business within the competitive defence space.

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