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AVALON 2019

CONFERENCES

Space Industry Association of Australia

Australian Space Industry Conference 2019

Reaching for the Stars – Growing Australia’s Space Economy

DRAFT PROGRAM

(subject to change - current at 18 December 2018)

MONDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2019
MELBOURNE CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE, CLARENDON AUDITORIUM

0800 - 0820
Tea and Coffee on arrival – Clarendon Auditorium Foyer
0820 - 0830
Welcome Address: David Ball, Space Industry Association of Australia
0830 - 0840
Opening Address: Speaker to be advised
0840 - 0900
Keynote Address: Australian Space Agency - Mr Anthony Murfett, Deputy Head, Australian Space Agency
0900 - 0920
Topic and Speaker to be advised
0920 - 0940
Current Defence Use of Space - Group Captain Chris Robson, Australian Defence Force (invited)
0940 - 1000
Science and Technology Roadmap - Mr Andrew Seedhouse, Chief National Security and ISR Division, Defence Science and Technology (invited)
1000 - 1030
Morning tea - Clarendon Auditorium Foyer
1030 - 1100
Space Roadmap - Speaker to be confirmed, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
1100 - 1145

Panel Discussion: Satellite Communications – Government and Commercial

Moderator:

Mr David Ball, Space Industry Association of Australia

Panelists:

Michael de la Chapelle, Senior Technical Fellow, Boeing Defense Space & Security

Glen Tindall, Head, Government Sales, Asia-Pacific, SES Satellites

Ashley Neale, Vice President, Strategic Business Development, Speedcast Communications

Col Cooper, General Manager, Government and Defence, Viasat Australia

1145 - 1230

Panel Discussion: Position, Navigation and Timing / Satellite-based Augmentation Systems (SBAS)

Moderator:

To be advised

Panelists:

Graeme Kernich, Chief Executive Officer, FrontierSI

John Dawson, Positioning Section Leader, Geoscience Australia

Rod Drury, Managing Director – Australia & NZ, Lockheed Martin Space

NZ Land Management, panelist to be advised

Additional panelist to be advised

1230 - 1330
Lunch – Clarendon Auditorium Foyer
1330 - 1400
Defence Project 799: Enhanced Satellite Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Capability - Industry Briefing – Mr Scott Dewar, Director, Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (invited)
1400 - 1440

Panel Discussion: Earth Observations - An Industry Perspective

Moderator:

Adam Lewis, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Panelists:

Adam Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Geoplex Pty Ltd

Rod Coorey, Chief Executive Officer, Geospatial Intelligence Pty Ltd

George Dyke, Symbios Communications (Australia)

Michael Clark, Director Technical Strategy, Thales Australia

1440 - 1500
Australian Space Research and Development Overview - Alan Duffy, Swinburne University of Technology
1500 - 1530

Panel Discussion: Research and Development; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); Future Workforce

Moderator:

Alan Duffy, Swinburne University of Technology

Panelists:

Andrew Dempster, Director Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER)/UNSW Sydney

Anna Moore, Director ANU Institute for Space and Director Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre Mount Stromlo Observatories

Andy Koronios, Dean Industry & Enterprise, University of South Australia

Michael Smart, Head HyShot Group, University of Queensland

Additional panelist to be advised

1530 -1600
Afternoon tea - Clarendon Auditorium Foyer
1600 - 1640

Panel Discussion: Space Situational Awareness/Space Traffic Management

Moderator:

To be advised

Panelists:

Wing Commander Stephen Henry, Australian Defence Force

Craig Smith, Chief Executive Officer EOS Space Systems

Additional panelists to be advised

1640 - 1720

Panel Discussions: Where does the Growth Come From - Australian Small-to-Medium Enterprises

Moderator:

To be advised

Panelists:

Jeremy Hallet, Executive Director Clearbox Systems

Pete Nikoloff, Executive Director Nova Group

Shaun Wilson, Chief Executive Officer Shoal Engineering Pty Ltd

Additional panelist to be advised

1720 - 1730
Wrap up and Close - David Ball, Space Industry Association of Australia
1730
Australian Space Industry Conference 2019 Networking Function – Clarendon Auditorium Foyer

TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2019
AVALON AIRPORT, GEELONG
AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW AND AEROSPACE & DEFENCE EXPOSITION CONFERENCE CENTRE

1030 - 1035
Welcome Address - David Ball, Space Industry Association of Australia
1035 - 1100
Keynote Address: Defence Innovation Hub - Speaker to be advised
1100 - 1200
Space Industry Association of Australia Members Showcase Presentations
1200 - 1400
Lunch (self-catered); Flying Display
1400 - 1410
Australian Space Industry Overview - David Ball, Space Industry Association of Australia
1410 - 1450

Panel Discussions: Launch Innovations

Moderator:

To be advised

Panelists:

Adam Gilmour, Chief Executive Officer Gilmour Space Technologies

Richard Allen, Founder and MD, Australia Space Launch

Scott Wallis, Founder and Chief of Space, Equatorial Launch Australia

Lloyd Damp, CEO Southern Launch

1450 - 1530

Panel Discussions: The Smallsat Revolution – Beyond CubeSats

Moderator:

To be advised

Panelists:

Matt Tetlow, CEO Inovor Technologies

Mark Ramsay, Sitael Australia

Additional panelists to be advised

1530 - 1600

Panel Discussions: New Space Applications

Moderator:

To be advised

Panelists:

Dr Alex Grant, CEO and Co-Founder Myriota

Additional panelists to be advised

1600
Wrap up and Close - David Ball, Space Industry Association of Australia