Global Speakers

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Tony Eid

Executive Director, Future Network Delivery

Sydney Trains

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Laurence Beraldo

General Manager

Fountx

Laurence joined TAE Aerospace in June 2016 to head up the development and delivery of TAE Aerospace’s advanced technical product lines as well as enhance TAE Aerospace’s senior leadership team. In July 2017 TAE Aerospace decided to setup Fountx Pty Ltd a subsidiary company and Laurence is leading that company to commercialise a world changing product using assisted reality to enhance human capability.

During his 30 year career across the aerospace and defence industries Laurence has held several executive positions including positions on advisory panels with CASA and within the education and training sector of the Aviation Industry.

Laurence was the CEO and Company Secretary for the Royal Queensland Aero Club (RQAC) group of companies where he was the CASA approved Air Operator Certificate appointee and accountable manager for the Airline Academy of Australia. Prior to taking on the role as CEO he headed up aircraft maintenance engineering operations and training. He was formerly an executive manager with Aviation Australia where he worked for 10 years and held a number of senior roles including responsibility for flight safety training, Group Training compliance and operations, business development, international client management and the employment outcomes of more than 1,200 aircraft maintenance engineering graduates. Laurence is trained and qualified in aviation maintenance engineering and management, holds a pilot’s licence, had a 14 year maintenance and training career with the RAAF and managed several successful businesses.

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Rich Rabbitz

Principal Member of Engineering Staff

Lockheed Martin MST, USA

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Professor Xiangyu Wang

Curtin-Woodside Chair Professor for Oil, Gas, and LNG Construction and Project Management

Curtin University

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Ali Izadi

A&I Specialist, Fixed Plant & Infrastructure Maintenance

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance

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Mukthar Shiek

Digital Innovations Manager

Sydney Water - Digital Services

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Paul Davies

Associate Technical Fellow

Boeing, USA (invited)

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Annemarie Diepenbroek

Marketing Manager

Honeywell

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Paul Kouppas

Head of Innovation & Team Lead

auggd

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Leila Alem

Chief Design & Innovation

ArcSense

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Jeremy Harkins

Director

Ineni

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Kristina Reynolds

Founder

Collective Social Intelligence

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Assoc Professor Manolya Kavakli

Director of Virtual Reality Lab, Simulation Hub

Macquarie University

 

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Stewart Koplick

Learning and Development Services Manager

Endeavour AR

 

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Rick Martin

Director

Equal Reality VR

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Greg Boyer

Managing Director

Drone Ranger (invited)

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Roger Lawrence

Managing Director

ARCHIEVR

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Philip Stothard

Consultant

Simulation Design Services (serving the Mining & Oil/Gas sectors) (invited)

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Craig Williams

Innovation Manager

University of Newcastle

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Sami Ramly

Head of Product

WeVR, USA

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Liam McGuire

Executive Director

Opaque Media

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Tyler Lindell

Co-Founder

Holographic Interfaces, in association with Tesla, USA (invited)

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David Ledger

Marketing Communications Manager (Australia & New Zealand), Market Area Asia Pacific

Saab

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Andrew Grose

Collaboration Tech Lead

CISCO Asia Pacific

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Assoc. Prof. Delene Weber

School of Natural and Built Environments / Senior Management

University of South Australia / South Australia Country Fire Service

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Scott McMillian

Safety Manager Technology and Innovation

Melbourne Water

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Emre Deniz

CEO/Director

Opaque Space

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Michael Hardy

General Manager, Modelling, Simulation & Training

KBR

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David Francis

Managing Director, Head of APAC, Head of ANZ

Virtual Method, Zappar, Realwear