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    International Space Bridge Series: UK - Australia

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    Event description

    Come and join us for a spectacular panel discussion and networking session at the brand new Sydney Space Hub. 

    A world first, the Space Bridge has unlocked improved access to trade, investment and academic research opportunities, better advice to businesses and innovative bilateral collaborations. The arrangement enhances cooperation between the UK and Australian space sector to work on space-related activities, from sharing Earth Observation data to collaborating on robotic and artificial intelligence.

    As part of the ASITII 2022 International Space Bridge Series, this special networking session will hear from senior Australian and UK space sector representatives on insights into how the Space Bridge is being applied and activated. 

    This event proudly welcomes The Andy Thomas Space Foundation as a community supporter.

    Confirmed Speakers: 

    Opening Session: 

    Karl Rodrigues - Executive Director, International and National Engagement, Australian Space Agency 

    Rebecca Norton Price - Director, International, UK Space Agency 

    Panel Session: 

    Rebecca Shrimpton - Head of Defence, Space and Infrastructure at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

    Sarah Tyrrell - Acting Director, Automotive, Aerospace & Space, UK Department for International Trade

    Sam Adlen - Chief Strategy Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult (UK)

    Shane Keating - Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics, University of NSW (UNSW)

    Martin Rowse - Director, Space for Australia, Airbus Space & Defence 

    Closing Comments: 

    Nicola Sasanelli - CEO, The Andy Thomas Space Foundation

    Panel Moderator: 

    Chris Cubbage – Director & Executive Editor, MySecurity Media

    A huge thank you also to our annual sponsors AROSE and Fugro SpAARC. 

    Getting There

    The South Eveleigh precinct sits on the fringe of the city, just a few minutes’ walk from Redfern Station. It is just over 2km from Central Station, 5km south of the Central Sydney CBD and 8km north of Sydney Airport. It is also within easy walking distance of Sydney University and UTS Sydney.

    Public Transport

    Redfern Station: South Eveleigh is just 200m from Redfern Station. Exit via the stairs at the southern end of Platform 10 and look for the South Eveleigh sign. Then walk along Marian St to Cornwallis St where you will find the Entry Garden. For wheelchair, pram and bike access, enter the precinct via the boardwalk on Gibbons St.

    Central Station: If you are arriving from Central, the heart of the South Eveleigh precinct is just a 2km walk.

    There are direct bus links from Sydney CBD and Marrickville Metro which stop in front of the South Eveleigh precinct. Both the 308, from Marrickville in the south west to Central and the 305 from Mascot to Redfern both pass close by to South Eveleigh. Alight on Botany Rd near Henderson Rd.

    Please visit Transport NSW for a list of apps which will help get you to South Eveleigh.


    Casual parking is available in The Foundry Car Park, 2 Central Avenue. For all parking enquiries, please contact Point Parking on 1300 551 131.

    OPEN: 5:00am -11:30pm

    Motorcycle Parking
    Limited motorcycle parking is available along Central Avenue.

    Free Parking

    Free evening parking (enter after 6:00pm and exit before 11:30pm). Enjoy 45 minutes free parking or two hours with validation with dine-in purchase, class participation or treatment at one of our retailers.

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