Registration and exhibition open
Welcome remarks from the Master of Ceremonies
Opening address from the Australian Space Agency
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Registration and exhibition open – breakfast/networking
Day 2 welcome remarks from the Master of Ceremonies
How Australia's launch sector can fit into the global space industry
Join Michael Jones, Executive Chairman and Group CEO, of Equatorial Launch Australia as he delves into how the Australian launch sector can plug into the global space industry. In this session, Michael will unpack the global environment in which Australian businesses find themselves operating, and how they can find success and growth in this marketplace. He will also look at the demands & impacts of investment in the sector and how businesses can leverage these investments to further drive growth for both themselves and the sector at large.
Space Junk and situational awareness
Embark on a multifaceted exploration of the space industry’s intricate tapestry, where diversity fuels innovation, skills drive progress, youth kindle inspiration, ethics guide missions, and pressing challenges demand our attention.
Delve into the complex dimensions of regulatory frameworks, sustainable practices, technological disruptions, and cross industry collaborations.
Join us in this transformative conference track as we steer the course towards a balanced, resilient and pioneering space future.
Join our panel discussion that delves into crucial aspects of nurturing industry expansion through education and workforce development. Experts will tackle the skills gap, youth engagement, and cross-collaboration strategies, shedding light on ways to empower the industry for sustainable growth.
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In this session we will delve into how Australia is shaping the ASEAN space landscape. This session will focus on Australia’s space-related initiatives, collaboration efforts and the strategic significance of space in the ASEAN region.
Join us as we provide a comprehensive update regarding Australia’s ongoing efforts to revamp airspace regulations. Designed to seamlessly incorporate the latest developments in aviation technology, this session will shed light on the tangible progress made so far.
This session will shed light on the recent government review spearheaded by Minister for Industry and Science, Ed Husic.
Against the backdrop of a resolute aim to fuel 1.2 million technology jobs by 2030, with just 20 per cent held by women, this session brings together thought leaders to unravel innovative solutions addressing diversity disparities in STEM, emphasising practical measures to counter bullying, foster inclusion and shape a more equitable landscape.
Fortifying the space domain: ASEAN’s dynamic landscape, defence strategies, and global partnerships
Embark on a comprehensive exploration of the critical intersection between defence, government affairs and strategic collaborations in the realm of space. Join us in this strategic conference track as we navigate the intricate paths of security, diplomacy and innovation in the ever-evolving space landscape.
Join our panel discussion as we dissect the implications of the monumental AUKUS alliance on the Australian aerospace industry in the context of evolving ties with the UK and the US Defence Force. Delve into the strategic shifts and collaborative opportunities that arise from this transformative military alliance.
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Since our last summit, hypersonic tech has witnessed notable advancements. Key stories include Hypersonix’s selection by the US Department of Defence for testing, obtaining a US patent for its spaceplane engine, and forging a groundbreaking deal with a Nasdaq-listed firm.
In this session, hear from Hypersonix as it discusses hypersonic technology and how it is reshaping the aerospace landscape. We aim to answer industry’s burning questions about its short, medium and long-term potential and how businesses and organisations can actively engage.
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Delve into Defence’s strategic roadmap for the space domain, both in the short-term and long-term. Gain insights into how Defence plans to safeguard its interests and enhance its capabilities in an era where space plays a critical role in national security.
In this session you will receive an overview of Defence’s immediate priorities in the space domain and insights into ongoing projects, partnerships and initiatives that reinforce national security.
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This year we return to the critical intersection of cyber security and space operations.
As space systems continue to evolve and become integral to our critical infrastructure, the threat of cyber attacks on these assets has escalated.
Join us in this session to dive deeper into the pressing questions of today:
Discover cutting-edge applications and technologies from space science that hold the key to solving real-world challenges for businesses and everyday Australians. Delve into the latest satellite advancements and sustainable solutions, unlocking new opportunities for growth and improved quality of life.
Earth observation (EO) plays a pivotal role in defending, protecting and advancing Australia’s interests. In this two-part session, we delve into the critical applications of EO, examining its use in government and commercial sectors, the frameworks that enable access and the challenges it faces.
Panel: EO: What is it and how is it being used in government and commercial sectors?
Keynote: A deep dive into how EO data is instrumental in bushfire detection, prediction and management
Space exploration presents unique challenges to human health and well-being, making space medicine a crucial field. In this session, we will dive into the world of space medicine, examining the health challenges faced by astronauts, innovative solutions, and the broader implications for healthcare on Earth.
Space tourism is redefining the way we explore the cosmos, making once-distant dreams of space travel accessible to a broader audience. In this session, we embark on an exhilarating journey through the burgeoning world of space tourism, exploring its current state, future prospects and the broader impact on space exploration.
In this session you will discover the companies and initiatives pioneering space tourism experiences as we unpack the latest technology and advancements that will shape the industry.
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Part 1: The battle of the satellites: LEO v geostationary
Part 2: Farmer wants a Wi-Fi: Discover the latest cutting-edge applications and how they’re altering the future of Aussie agriculture
Explore the frontiers of space commerce, where innovation, investment and untapped potential converge. This track is your gateway to understanding how the space industry is not just a scientific pursuit, but also a thriving marketplace.
As we chart this course, we aim to illuminate pathways for business expansion, inviting you to envision a future where the stars themselves hold the promise of economic growth and boundless commerce.
The space industry offers boundless opportunities, but breaking into this dynamic sector and securing contracts can be daunting.
In this practical session, we’ll provide actionable insights and strategies for newcomers to successfully enter the space industry, navigate the tender process and emerge as contract winners.
You will learn about real-world case studies examples of organisations that successfully entered the space industry and secured contracts.
In this session, we will explore how the finance and insurance market is evolving to meet the unique needs of the burgeoning space industry. Gain insights into the changing landscape of financing and insurance, risk assessment, and the role insurers play in supporting space endeavours.
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How can the space industry become relevant to the Australian economy and its consumers?
The Young Astronauts Club in Far North Queensland is igniting aspirations of Space Exploration in young minds. Discover how we nurture curiosity, foster dreams, and empower the next generation to launch themselves beyond the stars.
Join us to discover how the Young Astronauts Club is pioneering an online space education experience. Through engaging activities and a supportive environment fostering a sense of belonging, we help equip young minds with knowledge about Space, becoming an Astronaut and skills for success. Join us as we unravel the roadmap to inspire, educate, and propel the next generation of Aussie kids towards the boundless frontiers of space.
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*Agenda subject to change