The SmartSat CRC is a consortium of universities and other research organisations, partnered with industry that has been funded by the Australian Government to develop know-how and technologies in advanced telecommunications and IoT connectivity, intelligent satellite systems and Earth observation next generation data services. SmartSat represents the largest space industry research collaborative ecosystem in Australia with $245 million in funding and over 100 partners. This presentation will outline SmartSat’s current activities and strategic priorities over the next five years. It will also cover the relationship between the space and spatial industries and the impact of space on spatial professionals.
Prof Andy Koronios
Professor Andy Koronios is the CEO of the SmartSat CRC, a consortium of industry and research organisations developing game changing satellite technologies to catapult Australia into the global space economy.
Previously, Andy held the positions of Dean: Industry & Enterprise and Head of the School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences, at UniSA. Andy is a professor of information systems and holds academic qualifications in Electrical Engineering, Computing and education as well as a PhD from the University of Queensland.
He has extensive experience in both commercial and academic environments and his research areas include data quality, information management & governance, data analytics and the strategic exploitation of information. He is internationally known for his work in data quality, has been an adjudicator for the European Corporate Data Quality Awards for several years and is the Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Information Quality. He is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, a Founding Fellow of the International Institute of Engineering Asset Management and a Distinguished Speaker of the ACM.
Prof Andy Koronios (CEO & Managing Director at SmartSat CRC)