The ANU, ANU College of Law and ANU College of Asia and the Pacific are major partners to the ACSS. Together, they provide a combination of financial, marketing and logistical support. ANU Academics provided assistance with the development of the crisis simulations.

The Department of Defence, through the Defence Science and Technology Group, are a gold tier sponsor of the ACSS. The Department provided funding and support toward preparing the next generation of national security leaders at the Summit.

The Department of Home Affairs provide mentorship, financial support and expertise to the ACSS and delegates at the Summit, which is an amazing asset in preparing the next generation of national security leaders.

Conducttr is the world’s leading crisis simulation software as used by NATO, the UK Foreign Office and the UK Ministry of Defence. Find out more here.

PwC is a gold tier sponsor for the ACSS 2021. As one of the world’s largest professional services firms, PwC offers a broad range of services across consulting, assurance and financial advisory. As well as providing us with significant financial support, PwC are also providing mentorship for our domestic simulation and participating in one of our panel discussions.

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is one of our major partners this year. As well as their generous financial contributions, they also provide us with helpful mentorship in working closely with our crisis writing team to develop our crisis simulations. CBA members will also be involved in our panel discussions taking place during the Summit week.

The Australian Army Research Centre conducts strategic studies, research and analysis, fosters debate and advocates the value of the joint land force to Government, academia and the public. They have offered mentorship and assistance working closely with our Research and Education team in their evaluation and research outputs. We are really looking forward to hosting some of their members in uniform at the Summit.

CyberCX Australia is one of Australia’s leading full-service cyber security consultancy. Cyber CX are a bronze tier sponsor for the ACSS this year, offering us generous financial support. They are also partaking in our Virtual Careers Fair this year and providing mentorship for our Domestic Simulation.

The Australian Space Agency is a valuable bronze tier sponsor for the ACSS. As well as providing us with generous financial support this year, the Australian Space Agency continues to link us up with key partners across the space industry in Australia. Members of the Australian Space Agency will also be participating as mentors during the Summit week.

The Bureau of Meteorology delivered a presentation on the nexus between weather and defence planning. The presentation looked at the role weather plays in the Pacific – particularly in relation to security, food security, agriculture and disaster preparedness.

The U.S. Embassy Canberra provided a significant financial contribution as well as provided high-level representation for two panel discussions, the Australia-US Alliance Q&A and the ACSS Five Eyes Panel.

Swinburne University of Technology are partnered with the ACSS to provide highly valuable mentorship, technology and access to the state-of-the-art Keck Observatory for the delivery our crisis simulations during the Summit week.  

The University of Canberra partnered with the ACSS by providing UC students, staff and resources to assist with the media and journalism aspects of the crisis simulations.