The Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers takes great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the 26th AIPIO intelligence conference and exhibition, Intelligence 2017, at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart on 22-24 August 2017. The conference and exhibition will bring together intelligence professionals from around Australia, the region and further afield and affords the opportunity to establish new contacts, network with peers and share insights into today’s topics, trends and innovations in the National Intelligence Community market.
The AIPIO annual conference and exhibition has been conducted continuously since our establishment in 1991. AIPIO (www.aipio.asn.au) is the peak representative body for intelligence practitioners in Australia. Our vision is to establish and promote intelligence as a widely recognised profession in Australia, and our membership is drawn from a wide range of fields including government, national security, the armed forces, law enforcement, business, academia, the media, information technology and information service providers.
Intelligence 2017 is to be conducted under Chatham House rules and will be centred on the theme 'Breaking Down the Barriers' in Intelligence. The conference will feature a multi-streamed series of sessions and workshops designed to deliver a comprehensive professional development experience and will also will include a trade exhibition and professional demonstrations.
The conference program will incorporate subthemes including: