DSEI 23 Full Programme


The UK - Australia space bridge: getting ahead in the global space race

13 Sep 2023
International Business Forum
Supplier Engagement , Achieving an Integrated Force

The world’s first Space Bridge has now been unlocked to improve access to trade, opportunity and bilateral collaboration. Hear insights into this arrangement and how the defence community can help the UK and Australia be a globally-competitive space power and open doors to build local capability. This session will:

  • An update on the UK-Australia space bridge
  • Showcase successful R&D projects to date and upcoming collaboration opportunities
  • Defence roadmap ahead - what are the future supply chain capability requirements?
  • Where are the opportunities to collaborate and innovate?


The session will conclude with a short Trade Talk: How to do business with the UK presented by Brinley​ Salzmann,  Director – Overseas & Exports, ADS

Keith Norton BSc CEng FIET, Vice President and General Manager - L3 Harris
Josh Broom, Head of Space - Department for Business and Trade
James Brown, Chief Executive Officer - Space Industry Association of Australia
Air Vice-Marshal Paul Godfrey OBE, Commander - UK Space Command
Mr John Hanley, Chair - UKSpace
Honerable David Ridgeway, Agent General - Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Government of South Australia
Mr Brinley Salzmann, Director, Overseas & Exports - ADS Group Ltd

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