2 & 3 May 2017, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia

Quality International & Domestic Satellite Speakers

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Orbital ATK

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Two Full Days of Networking Opportunities  

Agenda Day 1  

 

8.00: Breakfast/Networking – Sponsored by Orbital ATK  

 

900: Opening Address: Kevin French, Publisher, talk Satellite 

 

9.10: Keynote Address: Stephen Jones, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications.

 

9.30: Thought Leadership - Satellite Operator Roundtable

Paul Sheridan – Vice President, Optus Satellite

Deepak Mathur - Vice President, SES

Terry Bleakley - Vice President Asia, Intelsat

Moderator: Alan Crisp, Senior Analyst, NSR

 

10.30: Roll out of Consumer Broadband Service - John Simon, Chief Customer Officer, NBN Co

 

11.00: Networking Break: Sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric

 

11.30: Discussion: Advancement in satellite design to meet demand for customer requirements

Tony Colucci, VP Marketing & Sales, SSL

Ryuta Suzuki, General Manager Space Systems, Mitsubishi Electric Asia Pte. Ltd.

Moderator: George Giagtzoglou, President, Alazo Consulting LLC.

 

12:30: Are Satellite Operators in the Cloud? World of Big Data, IoT & the Cloud Presentation - Susan Bull, Senior Analyst, Comsys

 

13:00: Launch Provider Showcase, Richard Bowles, Arianespace

 

13:20: Lunch -  Sponsored by Thaicom

 

14:40: Presentation  - Delta V Space 2.0: a joke, a threat or an opportunity?

Tim Parsons, Co-Founder at X-Lab, Co-Founder at Delta-V Space Alliance

Aude Vignelles, Director of Consulting, Soliton Network Consulting

 

15:00: PNG Satellite Initiative - Noel Mobiha, ICT Consultant, PNG

 

15.15: Panel - PNG / Pacific Islands connectivity and service development

Noel Mobiha, ICT Consultant, PNG

Nick Miller, Head of Sales Asia Pacific, Speedcast

Bob Horton, Représentative, GVF

Moderator, Glen Tindall, Consultant

 

16:10 : Afternoon Tea Refreshments Sponsored by Kacific

 

16:30 The future for VSAT operators, the evolving structure of satellite and VSAT businesses and strategic business models? Panel

Chris Hill, CTO, ITC Global

Robert Suber, Managing Sales Director, Intelsat

Tom Linn, CTO, Wireless Nation

Andrew Burdall, Executive Vice President, Enterprise & Emerging Markets Speedcast

Susan Bull, Senior Consultant, Comsys – Moderator

 

17:30 Paul Sheridan – Vice President Optus Satellite Keynote 

 

17.45: Cocktail Reception sponsored by Speedcast

 

Day 2 Agenda

 

9.00: Keynote Address: Air Vice Marshal Andrew Dowse, Head ICT Operations (HICTO), ADF - National and Regional Security: responsibilities of planning strategic satcom procurement to meet future demand  

 

9.30: Panel - Military -National and Regional Security: responsibilities of planning strategic satcom procurement to meet future demand.

Air Vice Marshal Andrew Dowse, Head ICT Operations (HICTO), ADF

Jason Smith, COO, Inmarsat

James T. Hooper, Senior Manager, SES Asia-Pacific

Moderator: Alan Crisp, Senior Analyst, NSR

 

10.30: Networking Break: sponsored 

 

11.00: Presentation: Security for Satellite Communications - Colin Cooper, General Manager Government and Defence - ViaSat Australia

 

11.30: Discussion: Developing gov/mil satcom solutions for advanced capabilities

Todd McDonell Vice President, Global Government Solutions, Inmarsat

Rowan Gilmore, CEO, EM Solutions
Glen Tindall, Consultant

Moderator: Kevin French, Publisher, talk Satellite

 

12.30: Presentation: Analysis of Satellite Industry for strategic investments and acquisitions. George Giagtzoglou, President, Alazo Consulting LLC.

 

1:00 Networking Lunch sponsored by OPTUS

 

2:30: Panel: Australasia Regional Broadband Initiatives, providing the most efficent and cost effective proposition to market

Christian Patouraux, CEO Kacific Broadband Satellites

Sjoerd De Clerck, Vice President Asia Pacific, Newtec

Peter Girvan, Vice President Asia Pacific, ViaSat Inc

John Simon, Chief Customer Officer, NBN Co
Phil Cross, Sales Director, IPSTAR

Moderator: Petroc Wilton, Group Editor, Commsday

 

3:30: Address by Yvon Henri, Chief, Space Services Department, ITU Regulatory Issues for Small Satellite and New Satellite Constellations

3.50: Afternoon Tea / Coffee Sponsor

 

4:15: Regulatory Discussion: Stepping up the Pace - Priority given to Satellite Regulation?

Yvon Henri, Chief, Space Services Department, ITU

Unutoa Auelua Fonoti, Regulator Office, Samoa

Laura Roberti, Director Regulatory and Market Access, Inmarsat

Bob Horton, Représentative, GVF

Chris Hose, Executive Manager, Spectrum Planning and Engineering Branch, ACMA

5.30: End of Forum