Perth, Australia – Monday 23rd October
(Photo: Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC, Minister for Science)
The Indo-Pacific Space and Earth Conference 2023 formally commenced with a Welcome Reception atop the Art Gallery of Western Australia yesterday evening, attended by senior representatives from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Australian Space Agency.
The space agencies are in Perth this week to meet with local, national and international cross sector industry and commercial representatives in mining, resources, robotics, trade and sustainability.
The Welcome Reception displayed telescopes observing Saturn and the Moon, courtesy of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) and opening speeches from the Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC, WA Minister for Science, Professor Peter Klinken, WA Chief Scientist and Board Member to the Australian Space Agency and Timothy Marney, Chief Economist with the Chamber of Minerals and Energy.
The opening plenary session will hear from Jim Free, NASA’s Associate Administrator – Exploration Systems Development, speaking on “The Artemis Mission” and NASA’s ambitious international program which aims to return humans to the Moon and lay the groundwork for future missions to Mars.
About the Indo-Pacific Space and Earth Conference:
The Indo-Pacific Space and Earth Conference is an inaugural conference being held at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, Western Australia on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th October 2023. Bringing together over 90 speakers nationally and internationally, the mission is to explore the limitless potential of space technologies and their profound impact on our industries, here on Earth. By fostering collaboration and trade and commercial opportunities amongst industry leaders, scientists, and visionaries, the conference aims to shape the future of these industries, bringing together the future technologies of space and earth and paving the way for transformative developments.
Thanks to IPSEC2023 principal partner Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, foundation sponsor Business Events Perth and founding supporters AROSE | Curtin University | Fugro SpAARC | The University of Western Australia