Speakers

Amanda Caples

Amanda Caples

Lead Scientist, Victorian State Government
Dr Amanda Caples BSc Hons PhD GAICD is Victoria’s Lead Scientist, a ‘catalyst’ responsible for working across the Victorian Government to identify opportunities for economic outcomes by building relationships between business, the research sector and government.
Emily Hughes

Emily Hughes

Director of Phantom Works International
As Director of Phantom Works International, Emily Hughes is responsible for Boeing’s Phantom Works business in Australia, the United Kingdom, Korea, India, and Saudi Arabia. The Phantom Works mission is to create Boeing Defence Space and Security’s next generation of products and services.
Enrico Palermo

Enrico Palermo

Mr Palermo is the second Head of the Australian Space Agency, starting in January 2021 at the agency’s Adelaide headquarters. As head of the agency, he is responsible for overall governance and performance, management, policy leadership and strategic direction.
Greg Chavers

Greg Chavers

Dr. Greg Chavers is the acting deputy associate administrator (DAA) for Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) in NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEO).
Joe Medved

Joe Medved

Air Commodore Mr Medved is an experienced aviation safety professional and was appointed as Director General Defence Aviation Safety Authority in December 2020.
Katerina Agostino

Katerina Agostino

Dr Katerina Agostino is the Chief of Aerospace Division within the Defence Science and Technology Group, Fishermans Bend, Victoria. The Aerospace Division is responsible for delivering innovative and effective application of science and technology in the Australian military aerospace domain.
Luke de Jager

Luke de Jager

Luke de Jager will be a HUMS Keynote speaker and the Lead Reliability Engineer and Data Analyst for CASG Next Generation Acquisition and Sustainment (CASG NX).

Matthew McCormack

Matthew McCormack

Group Captain, Australian Air Force
Group Captain Matt McCormack joined the Australian Air Force in 1990, graduating from the Australian Defence Force Academy in December 1992. He completed his pilot course in 1994 and has flown the DHC-4 Caribou and F/A-18A Hornet prior to his assignment as Officer Commanding No. 81 Wing, starting January 2021.
Mike Moroney

Mike Moroney

Squadron Leader Mike Moroney will be a HUMS Keynote speaker and is the program manager for CASG Next Generation Acquisition and Sustainment - CASG NX.

Neil Matthews

Neil Matthews

FIEAust CPEng EngExec NER APEC Engineer IntPE(Aus)
Neil Matthews is the Head of Research and Technology for RUAG Australia is also the RUAG Group Technical Lead for Additive Metal Technologies (AMT). Read more.