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SIAA Space Industry Forums and Events

SA Space Forum: Space Policy, Space Technologies and End Users

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Organised in collaboration with the South Australian Space Industry Centre and supported by the Australian Space Agency,
this biannual forum provides the perfect opportunity to stimulate ideas, share information about emerging technologies and discuss industry trends.

The forum continues to attract growing interest in the space sector, locally, nationally and internationally
and has grown from 110 participants at the first forum in May 2016 to more than 300 at our last event in April this year.

Facilitated by Nicola Sasanelli AM, Director of the South Australian Space Industry Centre, this event involved
educational organisations, researchers and space associations and included a variety of speakers on the following topics:

• National space policy and regulation
• Space end users
• Space technology



When Galaxies Collide

Broken Hill
Saturday 17 November 2018



Space Industry Development in the Northern Territory

Monday 29 October 2018

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Darwin Forum opened by:
Hon Michael Gunner MLA, NT Chief Minister

Facilitator: Michael Davis, Chair, SIAA


Mr Michael deLaChapelle, Senior Technical Fellow, Boeing Defense Space and Security
Dr Phil Crosby, Business Strategist and Major Projects Specialist, CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science
Ms Anntonette Dailey, Executive Director, Australian Space Agency
Ms Carley Scott, CEO, Equatorial Launch Australia

To view the presentations click here

Photos - Darwin 29 October 2018

Photos - Nhulunbuy 30 October 2018



SIAA Space Industry Forum:
Space Industry Development in Queensland

Presented by the SIAA in cooperation with the the University of Queensland and the Government of Queensland

Tuesday 11 September 2018
The University of Queensland

Keynote speaker: Mr Chris Whiting MP
Dr Jason Armstrong - Manager of the Boeing Brisbane Technology Centre, Brisbane
Ms Pam Melroy - Former NASA Shuttle Commander and Director of Space Technology and Policy, Nova Systems Australia
Mr Steve Jacoby - Executive Director, Land and Spatial Information, Queensland Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
Professor Michael Smart - Head Hyshot Group, School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, University of Queensland



SIAA Space Industry Forum:
Space Industry Development In Western Australia

Presented by the SIAA in cooperation with the Department of Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Government of Western Australia

Tuesday 5 June 2018
Technology Park Function Centre, Perth

Keynote speaker: Hon. Dave Kelly MLA, Minister for Science, and Innovation and ICT

Mr Anthony Murfett - Deputy Head, Australian Space Agency
Professor Peter Klinken - WA Chief Scientist and Chair WA Space Reference Group
Mr Juan-Carlos Guzman - Head of the Software and Computing Group at CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science



Fifth SA Government/SIAA Space Industry Forum

Thursday 12 April 2018

Adelaide Convention Centre



Fourth SA Government/SIAA Space Industry Forum

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Adelaide Convention Centre



Third SIAA Distinguished Lecture

Wednesday 12 April 2017

The Science Exchange

 Inventing the Future of Space

Dr Jean-Yves Le Gall
President of the French Space Agency, CNES



Third SA Government/SIAA Space Industry Forum

Wednesday 7 June 2017

Adelaide Convention Centre



SA Government/SIAA Industry Development Forum

Thursday 10 November 2016

Adelaide Convention Centre



Lockheed Martin/SIAA Industry Leaders Forum

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Old Parliament House, Canberra



Bangalore Space Expo and Conference

1-3 September 2016

Bangalore, India