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parari 2024
Australian Explosive Ordnance Safety Symposium
Interoperability and Interchangeability
19-21 November 2024
National Convention Centre Canberra, Australia

Abstract Submission

In alignment with the designated theme for the 2024 symposium - Interoperability and Interchangeability ', we extend an invitation for the submission of abstracts that align with this overarching motif.

Should you operate within the Domestic and/or International EO community, we invite you to consider participating by presenting a paper at PARARI 2024. A list of suggested topics is provided below, noting the theme is safety in interoperability and interchangeability.

Advantages of delivering a presentation at the symposium:

The following timetable will apply:

Presentation Types

Technical Paper

A Technical Paper (delivered in the parallel symposium sessions) covers a technical topic and/or issues associated with Explosive Ordnance Safety and / or Interoperability and Interchangeability.

Product Brief

A Product Brief (delivered in the parallel symposium sessions) provides a brief on a commercial product or capability associated with Explosive Ordnance Safety and / or Interoperability and Interchangeability. Product briefs are considered a form of sponsorship, the cost of which is outlined in the Symposium Sponsorship and Exhibition Proposal.


A Workshop (delivered in the parallel symposium sessions) provides a non-commercial in-depth exploration of a concept related to Explosive Ordnance safety and / or Interoperability and Interchangeability. It must include some form of audience participation/engagement.

Workshops should be as interactive as possible to ensure that participants are actively engaged in exploring the issues surrounding the topic.

Suggested Topics

Submitting an an Abstract

Please have the following ready before submitting your abstract:

Technical papers and product briefs are 30 minutes in duration, including introductions and questions. Double sessions can be requested. A workshop is also normally 60 minutes long, but could be extended to two hours if there is room in the program.

Please note: Presenters may receive a complimentary day registration for the day of their presentation. Attendance at the remaining days of the symposium will require paid registration for those days.

Presentation Method

Live Presentations

Operation of your presentation will be via a laptop computer and mouse at the speaker lectern. Data projectors with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution (16:9 aspect ratio) will project your images onto the screen. Audio-visual technicians will be available before and during all sessions should you have additional queries or require assistance during your presentation.

The room will be set with a lectern and microphone, a laptop PC (Windows 10, Office 2016), set to one side of the lectern and operated by a mouse. The laptop sound will be connected to the public address system.
We are unable to support Apple Mac computers, except by prior arrangement. Please note that other presentation materials/formats will NOT be available without prior arrangement.

Please bring with you a copy of your presentation materials (PC format only) on memory stick or CD to be provided to the audio-visual Engineer when you register. It is advisable for all presenters using PowerPoint to bring a backup of all files.

The presentation schedule will be promulgated late August 2024.


Silver Partners


K39 Consulting Pty Ltd

Dinner Sponsor

Lockheed Martin

Name Card / Lanyard Partner


Media Partners



Defence Connect

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