One of Satellite's most highly respected conferences anywhere

Presented by
talk Satellite

Fullerton (formerly Westin) Hotel, Sydney
New Dates - 26 & 27 October 2020
TWO FULL DAYS - Where Satellite Leaders Speak!
Summary of Content

Keynote Address: Federal industry, science and technology minister,
Karen Andrews tbc
Keynote Address:
Mr Luke Brown,
Assistant Secretary Space and Communications ADF
Keynote Address:
Megan Clark,
Australian Space Agency
Aarti Holla-Maini,
Secretary General,
EMEA Satellite Operators Association
Nick Miller,
Director of Sales Satellite,
Terry Bleakley
Vice President Asia,
Nick Shave
Vice President of Strategic Programmes, Inmarsat
Peter Girvan,
Vice President Asia Pacific,
ViaSat Inc
Vivian Quenet, 
Managing Director Asia,
Colin Cooper
General Manager Government and Defence,
ViaSat Australia
Philip Henderson,
Vodafone, Cook Islands
Richard Walshe
Regional Sales Director-Pacific,
ST Engineering iDirect
Iwan Morris
Head of Secure Communications Asia Pacific, Airbus Defence and Space
Group Captain Patrick Del Guidice,
Director Joint Communications,
Jose, Del Rosario,
Research Director,
Vaibhav Magow,
Vice President, Hughes
Network Systems
Ashley Neale, VP Bus Development Asia Pacific, Speedcast Sandeep Kumar, Head of Satellite Sales, Telstra Alvaro Sanchez,
Lon Levin,
President and CEO,
Aude Vignelles,
Executive Director,
Australian Space Agency
Ruth Pritchard-Kelly
Vice President,
Regulatory Affairs,
Maui Sandford,
Stephen Jewell,
Senior Government Account Director
William E Barrett
Senior Vice President
Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants
Nick Leake,
Head of Satellite Networks
Blaine V. Curcio, Founder, Orbital Gateway Consulting Christian Patouraux
Founder and CEO
Susan Bull,
Senior Consultant.
Michael Cratt,
Managing Director,
Paul Richardson,
International Sales Manager, Sematron
Leslie Klein,
President and CEO,
Tom Linn,
Wireless Nation
Bob Horton,
Chris Hill
Managing Director
Aurora Australis Network
Tony Ferris,

Where Satellite Leaders Speak

Keynotes - Government Minister, Defence, & Space Agency

Satellite Operator Thought Leadership Round Table

Enterprise - Satellite solutions for critical business requirements.

A Roadmap for Satellite in the 5g Eco-sytem

Launchers - Providing long term sustainable business model's

Satellite innovation - Best ways forward to design satellites of various sizes, orbits, and network configurations to drive satellite service initiatives 

Broadband - 5g, backhaul, rural connectivity, and next generation applications

Mobility – Provision of connectivity & managed services for Land/Air/Sea

IOT - Realising the potential of IOT for Satellite

PNG & Pacific Islands - Meeting requirements for Telecom / ISP / Wireless services

Government and Space Agency initiatives to drive commercial space/satellite business

Innovation Driving New Efficient & Effective Satcom Services

Regulatory - Key issues of concern for satellite players delivering commercial services to end-user

Military/Defence Round Table

Gov/Milsatcom operational solutions

Security - Securing critical national infrastructure

Cloud - Utilising cloud and the edge

Talk Satellite and CommsDay will once again convene the highly successful Australasia Satellite Forum 2020 A true gathering of world and domestic satellite leaders who will converge on Sydney for this TWO Full Day event at the Fullerton (formally Westin) Hotel, Sydney, Australia on the 26 & 27 October 2020. The Australasia Satellite Forum, provide's a uniquely inclusive forum to address issues of urgent concern to governments, military, telecom operators / broadcasters / enterprises, and end user entities.

In one of the world's greatest cities

Early bird delegate registration open:

Sponsorship / Speaker Allocation - Kevin French kfrench (at)




TWO FULL DAYS - Where Satellite Leaders Speak!
Summary of Content