Speakers

Dr Dries Verstraete
Dr Dries Verstraete
University of Sydney

Dr Dries Verstraete is Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Design and Propulsion in the Aeronautical...

A/Prof. KC Wong
A/Prof. KC Wong
University of Sydney

Associate Professor KC Wong is a pioneering UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) researcher having...

A/Prof. Ben Thornber
A/Prof. Ben Thornber
University of Sydney

A/Prof Ben Thornber is currently the Associate Dean (Research Management) and Associate...

Prof. Simeon Simoff
Prof. Simeon Simoff
Western Sydney University

Professor Simeon Simoff is the Dean of the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics at ...

Anthony Murfett
Anthony Murfett
Australian Space Agency (ASA)

Anthony Murfett is Deputy Head of the Australian Space Agency, where Anthony has oversight of...

Aude Vignelles
Aude Vignelles
Australian Space Agency (ASA)

Aude Vignelles is Executive Director, Program and Capability of the Australian Space Agency,...

Anntonette (Anny) Daley
Anntonette (Anny) Daley
Australian Space Agency (ASA)

Anntonette is an Executive Director at the Australian Space Agency and commenced in the Agency...

Jan-Christian Meyer
Jan-Christian Meyer
UNSW Canberra

Jan-Christian Meyer is head of the Australian National Concurrent Design Facility (ANCDF) at...

Alex Le Fevre
Alex Le Fevre
Airbus Australia Pacific

Alex joined Airbus Australia Pacific in 2012 as a work experience Design Engineer in the...

Shaun D’Mello
Shaun D’Mello
Rocket Lab

Shaun D’Mello is responsible for enabling and delivering Rocket Lab’s global launch capability...

Andy Koronios
Andy Koronios
SmartSat CRC

Andy is the CEO Designate of the SmartSat CRC, a consortium of industry and research...

Dr. Greg Bain
Dr. Greg Bain
DST

Dr Greg Bain is currently Research Leader Aircraft Performance and Survivability within the...

Andrew Drysdale
Andrew Drysdale
RAeS

Mr. Drysdale is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales

Chris Torta
Chris Torta
GE Aviation

Chris Torta has spent the...

Kevin Tan
Kevin Tan
GE Aviation

Kevin is a Lead Sales/Bid...

Peter Miani
Peter Miani
GE Aviation

Peter Miani is a Field Service Engineer supporting GE military and commercial engines throughout...

Dr Amy Parker
Dr Amy Parker

Dr Amy Parker is a Satellite Operations and Data Manager with the CSIRO Centre for Earth...

Mr. Brett Biddington AM
Mr. Brett Biddington AM
Biddington Research

Brett Biddington founded a consulting company in 2010 that specialises in space and cyber...

Gavan Huang
Gavan Huang
OrbitOz

Gavan Huang is the Lead Organiser of OrbitOz, a monthly meetup group for the space...

Jason Chan
Jason Chan
BAE

Since Jason Chan joined BAE Systems Australia as part of the Graduate Program in 2016, he’s had...

Sandra Arico
Sandra Arico

Sandra represents the next generation of young leaders.

Michael Abdow
Michael Abdow
Solutions Architect, CAE ME-APAC

Michael has over 20 years’ experience in Modelling and Simulation (M&S) and Systems...

Brock Little
Brock Little
HeliMods

Brock is a Graduate Engineer at HeliMods and is heavily involved with design, certification and...

James Helsham
James Helsham
HeliMods

James is an Aerospace Engineer at HeliMods, specialising in complex design and certification.

Julia Mitchell
Julia Mitchell
Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA)

Julia Mitchell has a passion for space and is Secretary of the Space Industry Association of...

Imogen Rea
Imogen Rea
Geoscience Australia

Imogen Rea is a satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) engineer, working within the...

Dr Jeff Ayton
Dr Jeff Ayton
Australian Antarctic Division (AAD)

Dr Jeff Ayton MBBS MPH&TM FACRRM FACTM FFEWM AFFTM DRANZCOG DA(UK) is Chief Medical Officer...

Nikita Sardesai
Nikita Sardesai
Shoal

Nikita is a professional engineer with a passion for technical communication and a background in...

Jase Berry
Jase Berry
Shoal

Jase Berry is a systems thinker, analytical problem solver, and technical communicator.

Dr. Eric C. Yang
Dr. Eric C. Yang
DMTC

Dr Eric Yang is an Aircraft Structures Engineer at Boeing Defence Australia based in Adelaide....

Andrew Moore
Andrew Moore
AMSL Aero

Andrew Moore is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AMSL Aero Pty Ltd, an Australian...

Sydney Do
Sydney Do

Sydney Do is a Systems Engineer in the Mars Program Formulation Office at the NASA Jet...

Benjamin Morrell
Benjamin Morrell
NASA JPL

Benjamin Morrell is a Robotics Technologist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL),...

Myrthe Snoeks
Myrthe Snoeks
AURC

Myrthe Snoeks is the Director of the 2020 Australian Universities Rocket Competition (AURC).

Reg Carruthers
Reg Carruthers
Defence SA

Reg Carruthers, who works at Defence SA as Director of Aerospace, commenced with the South...

Benjamin Koschnick
Benjamin Koschnick
Spectral Aerospace

Benjamin Koschnick is a space entrepreneur, engineer and enthusiast.

James Kirby
James Kirby
RMIT HIVE

James is the director of the HIVE Rocket team from RMIT University and a PhD student researching...

Karl Domjahn
Karl Domjahn
Gilmour Space

Karl Domjahn is a Propulsion Engineer at Gilmour Space Technologies, developing hybrid rocket...

Patrick Wang
Patrick Wang
Space Ops

Pat began Space Ops Australia during the end of 2016.

Blake Nikolic
Blake Nikolic
Black Sky Aerospace

Blake has been involved in information technology, explosives and aviation industries for over...

Troy McCann
Troy McCann

During university, where he studied computer science and electrical engineering, Troy mixed his...

LEUT Paul Coughlan
LEUT Paul Coughlan
Australian Defence Force

Lieutenant Paul Coughlan is an Aerospace Engineer in the Royal Australian Navy.

Sebastian Chaoui
Sebastian Chaoui
Arlula

Sebastian is the co-founder and CEO of Arlula a marketplace for space resources.

David Sidman
David Sidman
Boeing

David Sidman is director of Communications for Boeing Australia and New Zealand.