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Fullerton (formerly Westin) Hotel, Sydney
22  & 23 June 2021
TWO FULL DAYS - Where Satellite Leaders Speak!
Summary of Content

Keynote Address:
The Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Communications
Keynote Address:
Enrico Palermo
Head, Australian Space Agency
Keynote Address:
Myra Sefton
Assistant Secretary
Space Systems Branch,
CASG
Dr David Williams
Executive Director-Digital,
National Facilities
and Collections
CSIRO
 
Nick Leake,
Head of Satellite & Space Systems,
Optus
Glen Tindall,
CEO,
EOS Communications Systems
Robert Suber,
Managing Sales Director, Intelsat - Oceania

Robert Curbeam,
Senior Vice President
Space Capture,
Maxar Technologies
Daniel Losada,
Vice President International
Sales
, Hughes
Network Systems
Todd Mcdonell
President, Global Goverment,
Inmarsat
Peter Girvan,
Vice President Asia Pacific,
Viasat Inc
John Arnold
Regional Vice President,
APAC Sales,
ST Engineering iDirect
Philip Henderson,
CEO,
Vodafone, Cook Islands
Patrick Del Guidice,  Director Space Systems Operations & Engagement, CASG Robert Teasdale, Government Systems, Viasat Australia Vaibhav Magow,
Associate Vice
President, Hughes
Network Systems
Chris Hill
CTO
Speedcast
Sandeep Kumar,
Head of Satellite Sales,
Telstra
Mark Hodge
CEO
DMTC Limited
Matt Dawson, Director
 Space, Thales Australia
& New Zealand

Aude Vignelles,
CTO
Australian Space Agency
David Thorn, Regional Director Enterprise Sales APAC, Oneweb Maui Sandford,
MS Consuling,Tahiti
Alvaro Sanchez,
CEO,
Integrasys
William E Barrett
Senior Vice President
Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants
Nick Miller,
Director of Sales Satellite,
Optus
David Wilson
Business Development Advisor Asia,
Intelsat
David Waterhouse,
CEO,
Hypersonix Launch
Systems
Patrick Carroll, Director, Global Government Sales, SES Networks Michael Cratt,
Managing Director,
Av-Comm
David Ball, Regional Director Australia and New Zealand, Lockheed Martin Andrew Johnson,
MD, Delta Systems
International
Tom Linn,
CTO,
Wireless Nation
Nick Shave, VP Strategic Programmes, Inmarsat Global Government. Chair UKspace
Adam Benecke
Head of Sales
Av-Comm

Tony Ferris,
CEO,
Satsol
Jose, Del Rosario,
Research Director,
NSR
Martin Rowse
Strategic Campaign Lead and KAM for Space,
Airbus, Australia / Pacific
Maree Wilson
Branch Head, National Earth and Marine Observations
Geoscience Australia
John Turnbull,
Director,
SES Networks

Fred Kua
Vice President Sales
ABS
Russell Boyce,
Director,
UNSW Canberra Space
Ashley Neale
Special Projects – Space and Satellite,
Vocus
Peter M. Stauffer,
SATCOM & Space
Threat Strategist,
Downer Defence Systems
   
Joseph Anderson
Vice President Operations and Business Development Space Logistics LLC
Jason Aston
Executive General Manager Fixed Wireless and Satellite
NBN co

 

   

Where Satellite Leaders Speak

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Tuesday 22 June 2021 - Agenda Day 1

 

8.00: Breakfast/Networking – Sponsored by Oneweb

 

9.00: Opening Address: Tim Marshall

 

9.10: Keynote Address: The Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Communications

 

9.30: Satellite Operator Roundtable – Thought Leadership

Nick Leake, Head of Satellite & Space Systems, Optus

Robert Suber, Managing Sales Director, Intelsat - Oceania

John Turnbull, Director, SES Networks

David Thorn, Regional Director Enterprise Sales APAC, Oneweb

MC- Tim Marshall

 

10.30: Presentation: Business Trends in a transitioning Satellite Ecosystem - Jose, Del Rosario, Research Director,

NSR

 

11.0: Networking Break: Sponsored by

 

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

·       Robert Curbeam, Senior Vice President Space Capture, Maxar Technologies

·       Matt Dawson, Director Space, Thales Australia & New Zealand

·       Joseph Anderson, Vice President Operations and Business Development Space Logistics

 

Moderator / Host - Aude Vignelles, CTO, Australian Space Agency

 

12:15: Presentation: Launcher Market Focus

David Waterhouse, CEO, Hypersonix Launch Systems

Vivian Quenet, Managing Director Asia, Arianespace

 

Moderator / Host - Aude Vignelles, CTO, Australian Space Agency

 

13.00: Platinum Keynote: Glen Tindall, CEO, EOS Communications Systems

 

13:20: Lunch: Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

 

14:30: Keynote Address: Enrico Palermo, Head, Australian Space Agency

 

14.50: Government Department & Space Agency initiatives to Drive Commercial Space/Satellite Business.

Enrico Palermo, Head, Australian Space Agency

Maree Wilson, Branch Head, National Earth and Marine Observations, Geoscience Australia

Mark Hodge, CEO, DMTC Limited

Dave Williams, Executive Director, CSIRO

Russell Boyce, Director, UNSW Canberra Space

 

Moderator – Bill Barrett

 

15.40: Enterprise - Satellite solutions for critical business requirements

Nick Miller, Director of Sales Satellite, Optus

Sandeep Kumar, Head of Satellite Sales, Telstra

Chris Hill, CTO Speedcast

Michael Cratt, Managing Director, Av-Comm

John Arnold, Regional Vice President APAC Sales, ST Engineering iDirect

Jason Ashton, Executive General Manager, Fixed Wireless and Satellite, NBN co

 

Moderator – Simon Dux

 

16.20: Networking Break: Sponsored by Integrasys

 

16.50: Panel: Delivering Broadband and Wireless Networks for across Australasia and South East Asia. Broadband - 5g, backhaul, rural connectivity, and next generation systems.

Peter Girvan, Vice President Asia Pacific, Viasat Inc

Vaibhav Magow, Vice President, Hughes Network Systems

Tom Linn, CTO, Wireless Nation

Fred Kua, Vice President Sales, ABS

Ashley Neale, Special Projects - Space and Satellite, Vocus

Alvaro Sanchez, CEO, Integrasys

 

Moderator – Tim Marshall

 

17:40 Presentation Platinum Sponsor: Nick Leake, Head of Satellite & Space Systems, Optus

 

18.00: Cocktail Reception sponsored by Speedcast

 

Wednesday 23 June 2021 - Agenda Day 2

 

8.00: Breakfast: ST Engineering iDirect

 

9.00: Opening Address: Patrick Del Guidice, Director Space Systems Operations & Engagement, CASG

 

Keynote Address: Myra Sefton, Assistant Secretary Space Systems Branch, CASG

 

9.50 Round Table: National and Regional Security, responsibilities of planning strategic satcom procurement to meet future demand. (In-person)

Glen Tindall, CEO, EOS Communications Systems

Myra Sefton, Assistant Secretary Space Systems Branch, CASG

Robert Teasdale, Government Systems, Viasat Australia

Todd McDonnell, President, Global Government, Inmarsat

Martin Rowse, Strategic Campaign Lead and KAM for Space, Airbus, Australia / Pacific

David Wilson, Business Development Advisor Asia, Intelsat

 

Moderator Tim Marshall

 

10.50:  Presentation - Objective View of Operations in the Contested Space Domain - Peter M. Stauffer, SATCOM & Space Threat Strategist, Downer Defence Systems

 

11.10: Networking Break: Sponsored by Hughes

 

11.40 Discussion: Delivering gov/mil operational secure satcom solutions for advanced capabilities. (Hybrid)Patrick Carroll, Director, Global Government Sales, SES Networks

Michael Cratt, Managing Director, Av-Comm

David Ball, Regional Director Australia and New Zealand, Lockheed Martin

Nick Shave, VP Strategic Programmes, Inmarsat Global Government, Chair UKspace

Daniel Losada, Vice President for International Sales at Hughes

Matt Dawson, Director Space, Thales Australia & New Zealand

 

Moderator – Simon Dux

 

12.20: Presentation: Small Satellite Report - Euroconsult APAC analyst Tim Parsons

 

12:40 Networking Lunch – Sponsored by Lockheed Martin

 

1:40: Presentation: PNG – Andrew Johnson, Managing Director, Delta Systems International

 

2:00 Panel: Pacific Islands / PNG, Smart Options and Smart Solutions for the provision of connectivity

Andrew Johnson, Managing Director, Delta Systems International

Tony Ferris, CEO, Satsol

Justin Kaitapu, CEO, WanTok Vanuatu

Moderator - Maui Sandford, MS Consulting Tahiti

 

3:00 Panel: New Business Models, looking at the implementation of Cloud / IOT / Managed Services / AI / Automation

Sandeep Kumar, Head of Satellite Sales, Telstra

David Thorn, Regional Director Enterprise Sales APAC, Oneweb

Dr Alex Grant, CEO Myriota (TBC)

Chris Hill, CTO Speedcast

Moderator – Tim Marshall

 

3:50 Networking Break: Sponsored by

 

4.20 Panel: Beyond the space industry review; what needs to happen?

Troy McCann, CEO Moonshot

George Dyke, consultant, Symbios

Carley Scott, CEO Equatorial Launch Australia

Mark Ramsey, Sitael

Bill Barrett, Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants

 

Moderator – Tim Marshall

 

5.00: End of Forum

 

Talk Satellite and CommsDay will once again convene the highly successful Australasia Satellite Forum 2021 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 22 & 23 June 2021. 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

delegate registration open:

in person with virtual element for overseas

Sponsorship / Speaker Allocation - Kevin French kfrench (at) talksatellite.com

 

 

 

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