One of Satellite's most highly respected conferences anywhere






Fullerton Hotel, Sydney
13  & 14 June 2023
TWO FULL DAYS - Where Satellite Leaders Speak!
Over 50 Quality Speakers

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2023 Agenda

 Day 1

Minister Keynote - Ed Husic, Minister for Industry and Science (invited)

Satellite Operator Roundtable – Thought Leadership

Mobility: Land Sea & Air - Satellite Broadband and Narrow Band Plays

Panel: Meeting Customer Requirements - Critical and Commercial Enterprise Networks

PNG/Pacific Islands Panel, Smart Solutions for Connectivity and Services

Panel: Satellite-LTE Satellite-5G Satellite-Broadband: The Right Solution For End-user Requirements

Direct to device: the offerings that aim to change the dynmaic

Panel: innovation

Day 2,

Keynote Defence

Round Table: National and Regional Security, responsibilities of planning strategic satcom procurement to meet future demand.

Panel Discussion: Delivering gov/mil operational secure satcom solutions for advanced capabilities. 

Keynote: Australian Space Agency

Panel: Earth Observation: Solutions & Applications

Space Managament

Panel: Australasia Spectrum and ITU WRC

ASF 2023 Sign Off -

17.00: End of Forum.


2022 Speakers

Stéphane Israël
Chief Executive Officer Arianespace
Air Commodore Nicholas Hogan, Defence Space Command’s, Director General for Space Capability (inclusive of SATCOM).  Enrico Palermo
Head, Australian Space Agency
Ms Myra Sefton
Assistant Secretary Space
Systems, CASG, Defence
Nick Leake,
Head of Satellite & Space Systems,
Glen Tindall,
EOS Communications Systems
David Ball, Regional Director Australia and New Zealand, Lockheed Martin Martin Rowse
Strategic Campaign Lead and
KAM for Space,
Airbus, Australia / Pacific
Terry Bleakley
Regional Vice Present Asia Pacific
Jason Ashton, Executive General Manager, Fixed Wireless and Satellite, nbn Dr Paul Scully-Power AM DSM, Australia’s First Astronaut Peter Girvan,
Vice President Asia Pacific,
Viasat Inc
Vaibhav Magow
Vice President, Hughes
Network Systems
John Arnold,
Regional Vice President Asia Pacific
ST Engineering
Paul Petit-Jean
VP, Head of Maritime BL


Rajeev Nair
Senior Vice
President Asia Pacific

Chris Hill

Colin Stone
Digicel Papua New Guinea

Nick Miller,
Senior Director,
Satellite Sales,
Matt Dawson, Director Space, Thales Australia
& New Zealand

Aude Vignelles,
Australian Space Agency
John Turnbull,
SES Networks
Piers Cunningham, Mobility, Government
& Defence
Alvaro Sanchez,
Dalsie Green Baniala
Head Pacific
Michael Cratt,
Managing Director,
Patrick Carroll, Director, Global Government Sales, SES Networks Julia Dickinson, Chief Engineer, Lockheed Martin  
David Wilson
Business Development Manager
Asia Pacific Intelsat
Phillip Henderson
Vodafone Cook Islands
Chris Jewell, Program Director, Lockheed Martin Andrew Johnson,
Managing Director
Delta Systems
Santosh Shanker
Head of Network & IT Infrastructure
Wireless Nation NZ
Dr Alex Held
Director Centre for Earth Observation Satellites
Paul Richardson
International Satcom Sales Manager
Milexia UK
Richard Budd, Head of Secure Communications UK, US & Australia at Airbus Defence and Space  
Robert Teasdale, Government Systems, Viasat Australia Mrs. Tenanoia Simona, CEO, Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation
Jacques-Samuel Prolon
Executive Vice-President
Ashley Neale
Space and Satellite
 Development - Strategic Projects
William E Barrett
Senior Vice President
Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants
Vivek Prasad
Senior Analyst
NSR (an Analysys
Mason Company)
Joseph Anderson
Vice President Operations and Business Development
Space Logistics
Jacob Markish,
Vice President Strategy and Marketing,
Thales North America
Steve Rowland,
Airbus Defence and Space



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Where Satellite Leaders Speak

Talk Satellite and CommsDay will once again convene the highly successful Australasia Satellite Forum 2023 A true gathering of world and domestic satellite leaders who will converge on Sydney for this TWO Full Day event at the Fullerton Hotel, Sydney, Australia on the 13 & 14 June 2023. 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.

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Fullerton Hotel, Sydney
13  & 14 June 2023


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TWO FULL DAYS - Where Satellite Leaders Speak!