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Optus Satellite  
Av-Comm  
Sematron 
ETMC Tech
Integrasys
Newtec
Lumina
31south Communication
Comtech EF Data

ADF


   
 

Nick Miller, Head of Sales (Acting), Wholesale and Satellite, Optus

Imran Malik, VP Global Sales Fixed Data, SES Networks

Terry Bleakley, Vice President Asia, Intelsat 

Keynote Address: Megan Clark, CEO, Australian Space Agency

Keynote Address: Pierre-Jean (“PJ”) Beylier, CEO, Speedcast  

 

Meir Moalem, CEO, Sky and Space Global

Stephen Jewell, Senior Government Account Director, Intelsat

Nick Leake – Head of Satellite Networks (Acting), Optus

Alvaro Sanchez, CEO, Integrasys

John Finney, Founder, CEO, Isotropic Systems  

 

Glen Tindall, Head Government Sales, Asia-Pacific SES Networks

Tom Linn, CTO, Wireless Nation

Peter Girvan, Vice President Asia Pacific, ViaSat Inc

Andrew Johnson, Chairman, Kumul Telikom

Vivian Quenet,  Managing Director Asia, Arianespace  

 

Unutoa Auelua – Fonoti Regulator, Samoa

Dr. John Dawson
Section Leader, Positioning, Geoscience Australia

Jose, Del Rosario, Research Director, NSR

Justin Kaitapu, GM/CTO of EziNET in Tonga

John Hawker,
Senior Vice President  Pacific, Kacific
 
Where Satellite Leaders Speak

 

Paul Richardson, International Sales Manager, Sematron

Colin Cooper, General Manager Government and Defence, ViaSat Australia

Todd McDonell - President, Global Government Solutions, Inmarsat

Ashley Neale, VP Bus Development Asia Pacific, Speedcast

Kila Gulo-Vui Director Economics, Consumer & International Affairs at NICTA  

 

Dr Sandy Tirtey, Director of Bus Development, RocketLab

Michael Cratt, Managing Director, Av-Comm

Philip Henderson, Country Manager, Bluesky Cook Islands

Richard Walshe, Bus Development Manager, North Asia & Pacific Newtec

Dr Alex Grant, CEO,  Myriota

 

 

Ruth Pritchard-Kelly Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Oneweb

Maui Sandford, Consultant

Blaine V. Curcio, Founder, Orbital Gateway Consulting

Bob Horton,
Consultant
GVF

Aude Vignelles, Executive Director, Australian Space Agency

 
 

Donald Chew, MD of Sales, Asia Pacific, ABS

Vaibhav Magow Associate, Vice President, Hughes Network Systems

David Williams, Group Executive, CSIRO

Henrik Jacobsen, Director, 31south Communication

Tony Ferris, CEO, Satsol

 

 
 
Greg Pearce, Account Manager, Fed Government, Inmarsat Global Government Susan Bull, Senior Consultant. Comsys Donna Lawler, Principal Lawyer, Azimuth Rick Greenwood, VP Engineering and Operations, Airbus Secure Defence and Space Patrick Wong, Managing Director Asia Pacific, Comtech EF Data Corp.  
     
Jean-François Fenech, CEO, Eutelsat Asia Regulatory Keynote: James Cameron, ACMA William E Barrett
Senior Vice President
Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants
     

Agenda

Tuesday 21 May 2019 - Agenda Day 1

8.00: Breakfast/Networking – Sponsored by Hughes

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

9.10: Keynote Address: Pierre-Jean (“PJ”) Beylier, CEO, Speedcast

9.30: Satellite Operator Roundtable – Thought Leadership

Nick Miller, Head of Sales (Acting), Wholesale and Satellite, Optus

Imran Malik, VP Global Sales Fixed Data, SES Networks

Terry Bleakley, Vice President Asia, Intelsat

Meir Moalem, CEO, Sky and Space Global

Moderator: Kevin French, Publisher, talk Satellite

10.45: Exploring the Cloud for Next Generations Satellite Services. Blaine V. Curcio, Founder, Orbital Gateway Consulting,

11.15: Networking Break: Sponsored by Myriota

11.45: Presentation: Pacific Islands "The next three years", Unutoa Auelua - Fonoti, Regulator For Samoa.

11.40: Panel: Pacific Islands Smart Options and Smart Solutions

Unutoa Auelua – Fonoti Regulator, Samoa

Philip Henderson, Country Manager at Bluesky Cook Islands

Justin Kaitapu, GM/CTO of EziNET in Tonga

Antony Ferris, CEO, Satsol

Moderator: Maui Sandford, Consultant

12:30: Presentation: The Emergence of the Constellation Small and Large. Impact of Small/Cube/Micro Satellites. How will it all add up! Jose, Del Rosario, Research Director, NSR

13:00: Lunch: Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

14:20: Keynote Address: Megan Clark, CEO, Australian Space Agency

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

Megan Clark, CEO, Australian Space Agency

Dr. John Dawson, Section Leader, Positioning, Geoscience Australia

David Williams, Group Executive, CSIRO

Moderator: Jose, Del Rosario, Research Director, NSR

15.20: Panel: Innovation Driving New and Efficient Satcom Services

John Finney, Founder, CEO, Isotropic Systems

Dr Alex Grant, CEO,  Myriota

Northrop Grumman, Speaker to be confirmed

Moderator: Blaine V. Curcio, Founder, Orbital Gateway Consulting 

16.20: Networking Break sponsored by Kacific

16.50: Regulatory Keynote: James Cameron, ACMA

17.10: Key Regulatory Issues of concern for the commercial satellite industry.

Unutoa Auelua – Fonoti Regulator, Samoa

Bob Horton, Consultant

Vlado Doncevski, NICTA

Ruth Pritchard-Kelly Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Oneweb

Moderator: Susan Bull, Senior Consultant. Comsys.

17:50 Optus Satellite - Keynote

18.10: Cocktail Reception sponsored

DAY 2

8.00: Breakfast/Networking – Sponsored by Oneweb

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

9.10: Keynote Address: Australian Defence

9.30: Round Table: Government / Military Round Table: National and Regional Security, Responsibilities of Planning Strategic Satcom. Procurement to Meet Future Demand.

ADF speaker to be confirmed

Glen Tindall, Head Government Sales, Asia-Pacific SES Networks

Todd McDonell, President, Global Government Solutions, Inmarsat

Colin Cooper, General Manager Government and Defence, ViaSat

Rick Greenwood, VP Engineering and Operations, Airbus Secure Defence and Space

Jean-François Fenech, CEO, Eutelsat Asia

Moderator: Geoff Long, Editor, Commsday

10.30 Presentation: Managing Legal Risks in Space Transactions, Donna Lawler, Principal Lawyer, Azimuth

10.50 Networking Break sponsored by Isotropic

11.20 Panel: Government & Commercial Operational Satcoms.

ADF speaker to be confirmed

Meir Moalem, CEO, Sky and Space Global

Paul Richardson, International Sales Manager, Sematron

Stephen Jewell, Senior Government Account Director, Intelsat

Greg Pearce, Account Manager, Federal Government, Inmarsat Global Government

Patrick Wong, Managing Director Asia Pacific, Comtech EF Data Corp.

Moderator: Geoff Long, Editor, Commsday

12.00 Creating a competitive satellite launch ecosystem

Dr Sandy Tirtey, Director of Bus Development, RocketLab

Vivian Quenet, Managing Director Asia, Arianespace

William E Barrett, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants (APAC)

Moderator: Aude Vignelles, Executive Director, Australian Space Agency

12.40 Networking Lunch, Sponsored by Arianespace

14.00: Panel: Next Generation Broadband and Mobile Networks for Enterprise and Consumer customers.  How can satellite play a larger role in the telecom ecosystem?  5g roll out is closer than ever is satellite ready to play its part? Unconnected and the underserved 2019 and we are still talking about this subject?

Peter Girvan, Vice President Asia Pacific, ViaSat Inc

Richard Walshe, Bus Development Manager, North Asia & Pacific Newtec

Nick Leake, Head of Satellite Networks (Acting), Optus

John Hawker, Senior Vice President  Pacific, Kacific

Vaibhav Magow, Associate Vice President Hughes

Donald Chew, MD, Sales Aisa Pacific, ABS

Moderator: Jose, Del Rosario, Research Director, NSR

15.00 Discussion: PNG Satellite a Solution to Many Challenges

Bob Horton, Consultant

Andrew Johnson, Chairman, Kumul Telikom

Kila Gulo-Vui Director Economics, Consumer & International Affairs at NICTA

15.40: Networking Break

16.10 Panel: Breaking out: new applications and expanding business opportunities throughout the verticals.

Alvaro Sanchez, Sales & Marketing Director, Integrasys

Tom Linn, CTO, Wireless Nation

Michael Cratt, Managing Director, Av-Comm

Henrik Jacobsen, Director, 31south Communication

Ashley Neale, VP Bus Development Asia Pacific, Speedcast

Moderator: Blaine V. Curcio, Founder, Orbital Gateway Consulting

17.30 Close of Forum

Australasia Satellite Forum 2019
Where Satellite Leaders Speak

Talk Satellite and CommsDay will once again convene the highly successful Australasia Satellite Forum 2019. A true gathering of world and domestic satellite leaders who will converge on Sydney for this TWO Full Day event at the Westin Hotel, Sydney, Australia on the 21 & 22 May 2019. The Australasia Satellite Forum provides a uniquely inclusive forum to address issues of urgent concern to governments, military, telecom operators, broadcasters, enterprises and end user entities.

 

Early bird delegate registration open

 

You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.

Event Summary:

Australasia Satellite Forum 2019

Last Day to Book: Friday, May 10, 2019

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
  • The Westin Sydney for 315 AUD per night

Book your group rate for Australasia Satellite Forum 2019

Sponsorship / Speaker Allocation - Kevin French kfrench @talksatellite.com


Back at the Westin Hotel, Sydney - 21 & 22 May 2019

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