Re-imagining Australia's Space and Spatial Industry for Growth

This event will discuss why space and spatial working together is important to contribute towards meeting the Australian Government goals of tripling the size of Australia’s space sector to $12B and growing the workforce from the current 10,000 FTE to 20,000 by 2030

Our expert panellists include

  • Prof Andy Koronios, CEO & Managing Director of the SmartSat CRC.
  • Dr Peter Woodgate, Chair of SmartSat CRC and lead of Australia's Space and Spatial Industry Growth Roadmap 2030.
  • Dr Amanda Caples, Victoria's Lead Scientist and lead of Victoria's Strategy on Space 2.0 and STEM Education.
  • Michael Clark, Director Technical Strategy, Thales Australia.
  • Mani Thiru, Industry Development Manager, Space & Growth Industries, Amazon Web Services ANZ.
  • Prof Aleks Subic, DVC College of Science, Engineering and Health and Vice President for Digital Innovation, RMIT University.

Hosted by RMIT's

  • A/Prof Suelynn Choy, SASCCAR Lead and Director, SPACE Research Centre 
  • Prof Allison Kealy, Professor of Geospatial Science and Research Director Program 2 Advanced Satellite Systems, Sensors & Intelligence, SmartSat CRC.

About the Organisers

This event is co-organised by RMIT's SASCCAR and the SPACE Research Centre in collaboration with the RMIT Enabling Capability Platforms (ECPs) as part of the ECP Post COVID-19 Initiatives – A Digital Start and A Greener Start. It is the second of SASCCAR's series of events in 2020, bringing government, industry and academia together.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.