26 February 2019

SIAA Space Industry Conference 2019

Melbourne, 25th - 26th February 2019

AVALON 2019 organiser Aerospace Australia Limited and the Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) joined forces to launch the inaugural two-day Australian Space Industry Conference, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday 25 February 2019 and at the Conference Centre at the AVALON 2019 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition, Avalon Airport, on Tuesday 26 February 2019.

The Conference program included a range of keynote presentations and panel discussions covering topics such as capabilities, projects and activities, space launch developments, space traffic management, Earth observation and surveillance, and Australia’s Space Agency.

EOS Space Systems was proud to be the lead sponsor of the conference and welcomed the opportunity to participate.

Dr Ben Greene, EOS Group CEO in his keynote presentation: Sovereign Space Situational Awareness Capabilities, covered topics related to space debris, space optical communications and STEM engagement.

Professor Craig Smith, EOS Space Systems CEO participated in the Panel Discussion: Space Situational Awareness / Space Traffic Management, along with Tom Johnson (VP Engineering, Analytical Graphics Incorporated), Wing Commander Steven Henry (Deptury Director - Surveillance of Space, RAAF), Dr James Palmer (CEO, Silentium Defence), and Dr Greg Cohen (Associate Professor, University of Western Sydney).

About SIAA

Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) is a nationwide organisation formed to promote the growth of the Australian space sector. By formulating national policies and strategies, SIAA speaks with authority and credibility on behalf of its members on issues connected with the development of the Australian space industry. The space industry in Australia consists of individuals and organisations involved in the provision and use of space related technologies or services and SIAA takes a leading role in advising government on behalf of these individuals and organisations. The Association is active in devising policies for the development of the Australian space industry and in promoting commercial, industrial and research opportunities for its members nationally and internationally