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CEOS PANEL SESSION

MEMBERS OF CEOS, COMMITTEE ON EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES
Leaders and representatives of CEOS member organisations will discuss the important issues of... More

KEVIN ASHTON

INVENTOR, ENTREPRENEUR, AUTHOR, THE FATHER OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS
Kevin Ashton is a visionary technologist and an expert in digital transformation. He coined... More

PHILIPPE BRUNET

DIRECTOR OF COPERNICUS, SPACE POLICY AND DEFENCE, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Philippe Brunet was born in 1959 in Cahors (France). A Doctor in Medicine (MD) and Luris... More

DR. DAVID WILLIAMS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR for the DIGITAL, NATIONAL FACILITIES and COLLECTIONS GROUP, CSIRO
Dr David Williams is a member of the CSIRO Executive Team and is CSIRO’s Executive... More

DR. JANE OLWOCH

MANAGING DIRECTOR, SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL SPACE AGENCY, EARTH OBSERVATION
Dr Olwoch is a climate change impacts specialist with a background in biology and vector... More

DR. STEPHEN BRIGGS

SENIOR ADVISER, DIRECTORATE OF EARTH OBSERVATION PROGRAMMES, EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY
Stephen is currently Senior Adviser in the Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes,... More

PAUL MARTYN

DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL, STRATEGY & INNOVATION, DSITI
Paul Martyn joined DSITI as Deputy Director-General, Strategy and Innovation in December 2015.... More

DR. MICHAEL FREILICH

DIRECTOR OF THE EARTH SCIENCES DIVISION, NASA
Michael H. Freilich is the Director of the Earth Science Division, in the Science Mission... More

DR. FRANK KELLY

DIRECTOR, US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Dr. Kelly is a veteran government scientist who joined the USGS in 2011 after stints with the... More

BRUCE CARLSON

FOUNDER / PRESIDENT, CARLSON SOFTWARE
Bruce Carlson is the founder of Carlson Software. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he became a... More

PROFESSOR SUZANNE MILLER

QUEENSLAND MUSEUM NETWORK, CEO & DIRECTOR
Professor Miller commenced as CEO and Director of the Queensland Museum Network on 2 July 2013... More

GEOFF GARRETT

QUEENSLAND CHIEF SCIENTIST, QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT
Geoff Garrett was appointed Chief Scientist to the State Government of Queensland in January... More

MAYOR ETHAN BERKOWITZ

MAYOR, CITY OF ANCHORAGE
Mayor Berkowitz earned an undergraduate degree studying Government and Economics at Harvard... More

CHARMIAN CAMPBELL

DIRECTOR / AWARD WINNING BUSINESS COACH, THE DRIVEN BUSINESS EDGE
Charmian Campbell has been ranked as the number 1 female business coach in the Asia Pacfic and... More

BRUCE DELL

CEO, EUCLIDEON
Inventor of the Unlimited Detail 3D rendering method for displaying unlimited point cloud data... More

ALEX HELD

CHAIR REPRESENTATIVE, CEOS / PRINCIPAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST, CSIRO, CEOS / CSIRO
Dr Held is a Principal Research Scientist with the CSIRO Land and Water Business Unit. Alex is... More

TAJ PABARI

FOUNDER & CEO, FIFTY SIX
Taj Pabari is a sixteen year old inventor, entrepreneur and educational pioneer with a passion... More

DR CATHERINE BALL

HEAD OF INNOVATION, VARIOUS ORGANISATIONS
Catherine is the Telstra Business Woman of the Year 2015 and the AFR BOSS Young Executive of... More

STEVEN JACOBY PSM

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES & MINES
Steve is the Executive Director of Land and Spatial Information (LSI) in the Department of... More

ARCHANA MISHRA

STRATEGIST, AUTHOR
Archana has spent many years working within the Minerals and Energy industry, has contributed... More

SEAN PARSONS

MANAGING DIRECTOR, ELLUME
Sean is the Managing Director of Ellume, a diagnostic development company creating simple,... More

EDDIE GAME

LEAD SCIENTIST / EDITOR IN CHIEF, THE CONSERVANCY / CONSERVATION LETTERS
Eddie Game is Lead Scientist for The Nature Conservancy’s Asia Pacific region,... More

DR STUART MINCHIN

CHIEF OF ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCE DIVISION, GEOSCIENCE AUSTRALIA
Dr. Stuart Minchin who is currently the Chief of the Environmental Geoscience Division of... More

PROF STUART PHINN

DIRECTOR, AUSTRALIAN EARTH OBSERVATION RESEARCH CENTRE / UQ
Stuart Phinn is the Chair of the Committee that produced Australian Earth Observation... More

TYRONNE CURTIS

DIRECTOR, ACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Tyronne Curtis produces film, augmented reality apps and educational programs. Ty is a... More

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