22 & 23 May 2018, Westin Hotel, Sydney, Australia

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor


Cocktail Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor

Networking Break Sponsor
Blue Origin

Barista Cart
ILS Launch Service

EXPO Booths
Optus Satellite
EM Solutions

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talk Satellite

Keynote Address: Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, Regional Communications Minister, Australia Keynote Address: Brigadier Rose Vivian, Director General C4I & Training Support, Joint Capability Management & Integration at Department of Defence of Australia


Quality Domestic & International Speakers

Two Full Days of Comprehensive Discussion
Ministerial Keynotes
ADF Keynote
Satellite Operator Roundtable – Thought Leadership  addressing the main issues
Presentation – Face the Future: “Modelling VSAT Operator Business Surviv-All”
Discussion - Technology Advancement in throughout the Satellite Value Chain
Panel - Creating a new financial dynamic through cost efficient launch services
Presentation - Telecom Operator Perspective, PNG & SI
Presentation - Pacific Island’s Analyst Review of Satellite Requirements
Panel - PNG / Pacific Islands connectivity and service development
Panel - Developing New Markets: The Future Role of Satellite Delivering Broadband and Wireless Networks for Consumer and Enterprise across Australasia and South East Asia
Panel - Military: National and Regional Security: responsibilities of planning strategic satcom procurement to meet future demand.
Discussion - Developing gov/mil satcom solutions for advanced capabilities.
Panel - Future Policy & Satellite Regulation?
Regulatory Presentation - Spectrum Sharing, 5G, & WRC.
Presentation: “Space Debris and the need for Space Traffic Management”
Opportunities for Australia with Space 2.0 for innovative ventures to transform key industry sectors.

Australia's space capability from the POV NBN co
Insight into Australia's Space Agency

Special Focus - IOT

Quality Domestic & International Speakers
Paul Sheridan – Vice President Optus Satellite

Imran Malik, Vice President Asia Pacific, SES Networks.
Terry Bleakley - Vice President Asia, Intelsat
Maui Sanford - MS Consulting
Tony Colucci, VP Marketing & Sales, SSL

Rowan Gilmore, CEO, EM Solutions
Alvaro Sanchez, General Manager, Integrasys

Glen Tindall,
Head Government Sales Asia-Pacific SES Networks
Christian Patouraux, CEO Kacific Broadband Satellites
Peter Girvan, Vice President Asia Pacific, ViaSat Inc
Andrew Johnson, Chairman, Kumul Telikom

Susan Bull, Senior Consultant, Comsys
Reg Coutts, Telco Consultant
Robert Suber, Managing Sales Di
rector, Intelsat
Bob Horton, Représentative, GVF
Jason Sommerville, Commercial Sales Manager, Wireless Nation
David Ball, CEO, Space Environment Research Centre
Ted McFarland, Commercial Director, Blue Origin
Vivian Quenet, Managing Director Arianespace Pte Ltd.
JF Fenech, CEO, Eutelsat Asia
Paul Richardson, International Sales Manager, Sematron
Colin Cooper, General Manager Government and Defence, ViaSat Australia.
Julia Dickinson, Executive Manager Satellite Capacity, NBN co
Ashley Neale, Sales Director, Australia, Speedcast
Alex Grant Chief Executive Officer at Myriota
Peter Bolger, CEO, Pivotel
Kevin Reyes, Senior Director Sales Asia - Pacific ILS International Launch Services
Loyley Ngira, CEO at Our Telekom
Alan Kendall, Head of Strategy and Business Intelligence, Airbus Defence and Space

Todd McDonell, Vice President Global Government Solutions, Inmarsat
Philip Henderson, Country Manager at Bluesky Cook Islands

Talk Satellite and CommsDay will once again convene the highly successful Australasia Satellite Forum 2018.  A gathering of world and domestic satellite leaders will converge on Sydney for this TWO Full Day event at the Westin Hotel, Sydney, Australia on the 22 & 23 May 2018. The Australasia Satellite Forum, will provide a uniquely inclusive forum to address issues of urgent concern to governments, military, telecom operators / broadcasters / enterprises, and end user entities.

Event Background
Now in its 9th year the Australasia Satellite Forum has grown into one of the most important conferences for satellite executives and users anywhere. Adjoining the planetary an expo area offers companies an opportunity to present a closer look at their hardware and services.

Ample time during breaks and cocktail events provides networking opportunities with the high level delegation in attendance.

Delegate registration open


Special delegate rate of AUS$330 including breakfast at the Westin Hotel