One of Satellite's most highly respected conferences anywhere

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors


Optus Satellite  


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, Sales & Marketing Director, 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,

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

Keynote Address: Megan Clark, CEO, Australian Space Agency
Keynote: Australia Defence Force.

Satellite Operator Roundtable: Thought Leadership.
Presentation: Pacific Islands "The next three years", Unutoa Auelua - Fonoti, Regulator For Samoa.
Presentation: Exploring the Cloud for Next Generations Satellite Services.
Panel: Government & Space Agency initiatives to Drive Commercial Space Business
Presentation: Broadcast in an Ever Complex Ecosystem.
Panel: 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?
Utilising the cloud for enterprise application.
Panel: Pacific Islands Smart Options and Smart Solutions
Panel: Strategy and Solution For Cyber Security, Data Protection and System Security.
Keynote: Addressing industry, ADF.
Government / Military Round Table: National and Regional Security, Responsibilities of Planning Strategic Satcom. Procurement to Meet Future Demand.

Panel: Government & Commercial Operational Satcoms.
Panel: PNG Satellite a Solution to Many Challenges.
Presentation: Innovation Leaders
Panel: Innovation Driving New and Efficient Satcom Services

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
Start Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019
End Date: Thursday, May 23, 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

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

In one of the world's greatest cities