Wednesday 28 July, 10:00am-12:00pm (AEST)
Universty of Technology Sydney's Great Hall
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Brenan Dew, Australian Space Agency

'Growing A Globally Respected Australian Space Industry’’

Brenan Dew joined the Australian Space Agency in January 2021 as manager of the Space Discovery Centre. Bringing previous STEM education experience from the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, which comprises the Powerhouse museum and Sydney Observatory, Brenan assisted in bringing the Australian Space Discovery Centre to life in the first half of 2021. With a background in astronomy, astrophysics, and history, Brenan also has a keen research interest in cultural astronomy.


Connie Mcintosh, Ericsson

'Why Cyber Security???’

Connie is a Cybersecurity Professional with over 20 years experience in Network & Cyber Security, she is a Leader and promoter of cybersecurity an in-particular encouraging & mentoring Women in Cybersecurity. Connie is an experienced presenter & speaker & this year at Blackhat 2020 was announced a winner of the Black Unicorn Award 2020 - as one of the Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity Worldwide. Connie is both Head of Solution Security & Head of Security Assurance – a global competence centre for security in the Ericsson CTO office. Leading a team of experts in a dynamic & innovating environment from security assurance specialists, ethical hackers, competence development & security frameworks - Working in partnership with R&D & Global Services, along with all business areas & regional organizations globally to continuously improve security of Ericsson products end to end.


Jasminder Hayer, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

'To the stars… through the cloud’

Jasminder is builder helping customers in the Asia-Pacific & Japan region build solutions for the space industry. His role finds him helping customers with building satellites to using satellite data to solve challenges like wild fire monitoring, climate change and tracking what’s flying overhead. He enjoys teaching others, mentoring, tinkering and thinking what our future will look

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Emma Jones, GHD

'All the job titles I’ve had that I never knew existed’

Emma will share stories and learnings from her eclectic career as jazz musician to coder to her current role as innovation consultant with GHD Digital. Expect to hear about animating helicopters, working for top design agencies in London, teaching, growing startup communities, working in human centered design, world record attempts, and the perks and myths of working globally while living in Wangaratta.