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Fullerton Hotel, Sydney
3  & 4 June 2024
TWO FULL DAYS - Where Satellite Leaders Speak!
Over 50 Top Quality Speakers

DAY ONE: June 3 2024

8.00 Registration & Networking Breakfast

9.10 Opening Keynote Address:
Lisa La Rance, First Assistant Secretary, Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and Arts

9.40 Roundtable: Satellite Thought Leadership
| Brian Jakins, General Manager & Vice President, Networks, Intelsat
| John Turnbull, Vice President, Enterprise & Cloud Sales, Australia & Pacific,  SES

| Phillip Henderson, Vice President, PITA. CEO, Vodafone Cook Islands
| John Stanton Chief Executive Officer at Communications Alliance invited

10.40 Tracing market direction through capacity take up analysis
Blaine Curcio, Senior Affiliate Consultant,

Riders on the Storm. of capacity abundance: the satcom market has undergone dramatic changes over the past decade, chiefly going from an industry characterised by capacity scarcity to one characterised by capacity abundance. As massive NGSO constellations have launched, the opportunities for bringing new services to market have multiplied, as have competitive threats. During this talk, we will provide an overview of the satcom market today and moving forward, drawing on data and insights from Novaspace reports and leaving time for a few questions. 

11.00 Networking morning break

11.30 Panel: Satellite Mobility Solutions:
Land, Sea, Air. Meeting End User Requirements

| Robbie Huxley, CEO, TE (PNG) Ltd
Alvaro Sanchez, CEO, Integrasys
| Adrian Potter, Chief Engineer, ACESAT Satellite Corp

12.10 Platinum Keynote Presentation
Michael Cratt, CEO, Av-Comm Defence & Space

12.30 Fireside chat with Arianespace

David Gilmore, President & COO, GapSat talks with Vivian Quenet, Managing Director and Head of Sales, Singapore Asean Office Arianespace

1.15 Networking Lunch

2.15 Panel: Australia’s Satellite Sector:
Can it stand on its own feet?

A candid look at Australia’s satellite industry and its reliance on government investment

| Ben Cade, CEO, Myriota
| Ryan McClenaghan, Director, Defence & National Security, Fleet Space
| Tim Parsons, Representative Director, Euroconsult Australia
| Sarah Cannard, Industry Director, SmartSat CRC
| Dr. Cassandra Steer, FHEA Deputy Director, ANU Institute for Space; Chair, Australian Centre for Space Governance
| Matthew Tetlow, CEO, Inovor Technologies

3.00 William E Barrett, SVP, Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants

3.35 Big changes afoot: PNG/Pacific Island Presentation

Maui Sanford, MS Consulting Tahiti

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

| Tenanoia Simona, CEO, Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation
| Phillip Henderson, CEO, Vodafone Cook Islands
| Amos Tepi, CEO, Telikom Limited (PNG)
| Antony Ferris, CEO, SATSOL Limited
| Maui Sanford, MS Consulting Tahiti

4.50 Networking Break

5.15 Panel: Driving solutions for enterprise networks multi-orbit offering and hybrid options

| Hamish Lee, VP Sales APAC, Enterprise & Emerging Markets, Speedcast
| Mark Hannon, RVP of AP and North Asia, Gilat Satellite Networks
| Evan Kirk,
Director Business Relations, Av-Comm Defence & Space
Prakhar Vashisht, Director Business Development, Hughes

6.00 Drinks, Networking - Sponsored by Hughes Network Systems

DAY TWO: June 4 2024

8.00 Networking Breakfast

9.00 Opening Keynote Address:

Col. Clifford White, Director Space Services,
Defence Space Command

9.40 Defence Roundtable: National and regional security, responsibilities of planning strategic satcom procurement to meet future demand.

Michael Hunt, Assistant Secretary for Space Systems Branch Australian Department of Defence to give project update.

| Michael Hunt, Assistant Secretary for Space Systems Branch Australian Department of Defence
| Don Brown, Head of Global Government, Amazon Project Kuiper
| William E Barrett, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants
| David Ball, Regional Director Australia & New Zealand, Lockheed Martin Space

10.40 Platinum Sponsor Keynote Presentation

Ricky L. Freeman President, KGS, LLC and
VP for Amazon’s Kuiper Government Solutions

11.10 Networking Break

11.30 Panel Discussion: Delivering gov’t & military
operational secure satcom solutions for advanced capabilities

| Colonel Clifford White, Director Space Services, Defence Space Command
| Raoul Heinrichs, General Manager, Defence and National
Security, Asia Pacific, SES
| John Logan, Vice President Programs, EM Solutions
| Christian Diaz, Head of Project Delivery, Av-Comm Defence & Space

12.20 Presentation: Cyber security and emerging threats TBC

12.50 Networking Lunch

2.00 Panel: Delivering rural and remote telco services
to underserved regions

| Mudassar Latif, CTO - Regional, Digicel Pacific
| Tom Linn, CTO, Wireless Nation
| Ivan Fong, CEO, Amalgamated Telecom
| Colin Stone,
Director, Tillered Holdings

2.40 Presentation: The UN-SPIDER Programme:
Connecting space technologies with disaster management globally

Lorant Czaran, Chief, UN-SPIDER Vienna (UN Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response), United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs  

3.00 Presentation: Earth Observation, IOT, Remote sensing: Combined use of services for efficient disaster planning, mitigation and recovery

| Arvind Ramana, Director Space Programs, Australian Space Agency

3.20 Networking Break

3.40 Panel: Space domain awareness, sustainability
and traffic management

| Aude Vignelles, Director, Vignelles Space
| Thomas Jones, Partner, Bird & Bird
| Joann Yap, Director & Chair, Space Law Council of Australia & NZ
. Senior Associate

4.20 Panel: “How are Young Professionals changing the face of new space?”,

| Sharlet Merin Sunny, Industry Capability Database Coordinator, SIAA

5.00 Special Guest Sign Off



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Where Satellite Leaders Speak

Talk Satellite and CommsDay will once again convene the highly successful Australasia Satellite Forum 2024.  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 3 & 4 June 2024. 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.

In one of the world's greatest cities

Fullerton Hotel, Sydney
3  & 4 June 2024

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TWO FULL DAYS - Where Satellite Leaders Speak!