Overview

The Australian Defence Magazine will host its 3rd Annual Space Summit on 24 November 2021 at the Hyatt, Canberra.

The Summit will focus on the Australian government’s continuing aim to develop an internationally competitive Space sector. The conference will hear from Government, Researchers, Defence and Industry as they consider the expansion, development and growth of the space industry across Australia.

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Speakers


Chris Hewett
General Manager, Strategy and Industry Growth, Australian Space Agency


Air Commodore Phil Gordon
Director General Air Defence and Space, Royal Australian Air Force


Air Commodore Nick Hogan
Director General – Space Domain Review, Royal Australian Air Force


David Ball
Regional Director, Lockheed Martin Australia Space


Glen Tindall
CEO Communications Systems, EOS


Rebecca Shrimpton
Head – Defence, Space & Infrastructure, Austrade


Malcolm Davis
Senior Analyst, ASPI


Adam Gilmour
CEO & Founder, Gilmour Space Technologies


Kate Louis
Head of Defence & Industry Policy, AI Group


Scott Wallis
Founder & Chief of Space, Equatorial Launch Australia


Martin Rowse
JP9102 Campaign Lead and Key Account Manager Space, Airbus Australasia


Brad Bolstad
President, Space Superiority and Geospatial Space and Airborne Systems, L3 Harris


Dr Naomi Mathers
General manager, Geospatial Intelligence Pty Ltd

Agenda

9:00

Opening Remarks from the Chair

9:10

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Australian Space Agency

  • A look at the current position of the Australian space sector and Australian Space Agency
  • Advances in Australia’s space Industry
  • The future for space in Australia

Chris Hewett, General Manager, Strategy and Industry Growth, Australian Space Agency

9:40

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Operations in a Contested Space Domain

  • The fundamentals of Space Control
  • Development of Defence space capability
  • Defence and Industry working together for assured access to space

Air Commodore Phil Gordon, Director General Air Defence and Space, Royal Australian Air Force

10:05

KEYNOTE ADDRESS| An Insight into the Defence Space Domain Review

  • The evolving nature of space operations
  • Future strategy and direction
  • Growing dependance and involvement in space

Air Commodore Nick Hogan, Director General – Space Domain Review, Royal Australian Air Force

10:30

Morning Tea & Networking Break

11:00

Sovereignty, Resilience and Schedule Assurance in Defence space acquisition

David Ball, Regional Director, Lockheed Martin Australia Space

11:20

ROUNDTABLE | Collaborative engagement across Defence, Industry and Government to advance Australia’s developing space sector

  • Space Force capability
  • Military hardware, AI & cyber developments
  • Local SME and Prime involvement

Air Commodore Phil Gordon, Director General Air Defence and Space, Royal Australian Air Force
Kate Louis, Head of Defence & Industry Policy, AI Group
Noel Borgas, Campaign Manager, Lockheed Martin Australia

12:00

Address from L3Harris

Brad Bolstad, President, Space Superiority and Geospatial Space and Airborne Systems, L3Harris

12:25

Space Based Data Relay as Space Infrastructure

  • Real time connectivity for satellites in all orbits
  • High bandwidth laser communications
  • Improved security and resilience

Glen Tindall, CEO Communications Systems, EOS

12:45

Lunch

13:40

Australia’s place in global space – a commercial perspective

  • Austrade’s role in promoting trade and investment in the Australian space sector
  • The global space industry (trends, geopolitics and geoeconomics)
  • Commercial space matters – to Australia and to defence
  • Why Australia, Why Now?

Rebecca Shrimpton, Head – Defence, Space & Infrastructure, Austrade

14:05

ROUNDTABLE | Space technologies of the future – A look at research and developments from the Primes

  • Latest developments in space capability
  • How are Primes engaging with local industry and SME’s
  • Systems and satellites of the future

Martin Rowse, JP9102 Campaign Lead and Key Account Manager Space, Airbus Australasia
Dr Jason Armstrong, Senior Manager of the Brisbane Boeing Research & Technology Centre
Matt Dawson, Director Space, Thales Australia and New Zealand

14:50

Space is contested – what’s the future for the ADF and space operations

  • The growing counterspace threat and shaping ‘Space Power’ thought
  • The importance of resilient space capabilities – augmentation, disaggregation and reconstitution – in a ‘Space Force’ era
  • The role of Australia’s commercial space sector – how can we build sovereign space capabilities, and the importance of responsive sovereign space launch

Malcolm Davis, Senior Analyst, ASPI

15:10

Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

15:40

Gilmour Space Technologies advancements and operations

Adam Gilmour, CEO & Founder, Gilmour Space Technologies

16:05

ROUNDTABLE | The Australian Space Race: Activities of local Space Industry

  • An insight into fascinating developments amongst Australia’s burgeoning space start-ups
  • How are SME’s getting involved with government and Primes on large projects?
  • Local industry’s contribution to space capability

Scott Wallis, Founder & Chief of Space, Equatorial Launch Australia
Naomi Mathers, General Manager, Geospatial Intelligence

16:50

Welcome to Networking Drinks

Todd McDonell, President – Global Government, Inmarsat

17:00

End of Conference & Networking Drinks

Pricing

  • SME rate – available to organisations with fewer than 200 employees
  • Micro SME rate – available to organisations with fewer than 50 employees
General Early Bird Rate
$1,595 + GST

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$795 + GST

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$1,795 + GST

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$995 + GST

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When & Where

Hyatt Hotel, Canberra
120 Commonwealth Ave
Canberra ACT 2600
(02) 6270 1234

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