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Industry Series Insights Luncheon: Defence | Space | Cyber

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With Adelaide being recognised as a burgeoning hub for Australia's space manufacturing industry, now is the time to learn about the opportunities that will arise in the Defence, Space and Cyber industry. This event will provide a detailed look into the industry as we hear from two powerhouse speakers, the Hon. Susan Close, Minister for Defence and Space, and Flavia Tata Nardini, co-founder and CEO of Fleet Space Technologies.

About our speakers:

Hon. Susan Close

Susan Close is the Deputy Premier of South Australia and the Minister for Climate, Environment and Water; Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science; and Minister for Defence and Space Industries. Before entering parliament, Susan was an executive in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and played a key role in the establishment of the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary as a community advocate. Susan is a fierce advocate for women in the workplace, passionate about ensuring accessible and quality education for all, deeply concerned about protecting nature, and driven to deliver the best economic outcomes for South Australia so everyone can benefit from a prosperous future for our state.

Flavia Tata Nardini

Flavia Tata Nardini is the co-founder and CEO of one of Australia’s most exciting space start-ups Fleet Space Technologies. A real-life rocket scientist, former propulsion test engineer at the European Space Agency and holder of two patents, Flavia has worked across a broad range of innovative space projects, from micropropulsion systems for CubeSats to space debris removal systems, experience that directly informs Fleet’s rapid growth. Fleet launched their end-to-end passive mineral exploration solution ExoSphere earlier this year, which is enabling the discovery of critical minerals at the speed of light. Flavia has also recently added Mission Chair of the 7Sisters Moon Mission to her achievements, Australia’s mission of discovery for Earth, the Moon and Mars.

About the Event:

Day: Thursday
Date: 20th October
Location: The Playford
Dress code: Business Professional

Platinum Members can register for 2 tickets from their membership allocation. The tables will be of 8. When companies purchase a table we will display your logo during the event, giving you extra exposure.

Special details: Catering is included in your ticket.

In accordance with our COVID-19 safe plan, we ask that if you are unwell do not attend the event.

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