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Dr Tim Parsons will lead this SIAA Member
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May 19, 2020 01:53 PM

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Speakers

Anthony Murfett
Deputy Head @Australian Space Agency
Mr Anthony Murfett is the Deputy Head of the Australian Space Agency. Anthony is responsible for the performance of the organisation and has oversight of strategy, policy and operations of the Agency. Anthony is also transitioning from the role of Minister Counsellor (Industry, Science and Education) at the Australian Embassy in Washington DC. In this role, Anthony's focus is to develop and implement strategies to strengthen Australia's engagement with the industry and innovation, science, research and education systems in the US and Canada. Prior to these roles, Anthony was the General Manager of the Growth Centres Branch within the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. His key responsibility was advising the Australian Government on the policy, design and implementation of the Industry Growth Centres Initiative. Previously, Anthony has been the General Manager of the Productivity and Competitiveness Branch and the Precincts and Coordination Branch.
Dr Tim Parsons
Deputy Chair @Space Industry Association of Australia
Tim works in the space, digital and agrifood sectors, focused on product innovation, entrepreneurship and R&D commercialisation. Founding chair of the SmartSatCRC’s Aurora Space Startups Cluster, co-founder of space startups connector Delta-V, Design Lead & CTO at the Food Agility CRC, and entrepreneur-in-residence at UNSW’s Founders 10X startup accelerator program, Tim holds a PhD in the Simulation of Rarefied Hypersonic Flows from Imperial College, London and lives in Sydney with his partner and two children.