Speakers

Amanda Caples

Amanda Caples

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

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 & Security’s next generation of products and services.
Matthew McCormack

Matthew McCormack

Group Captain Matt McCormack joined the Australian Air Force in 1990, graduating from the Australian Defence Force Academy in December 1992. He completed pilots 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. Read more.
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.
Nicolas Anderson

Nicolas Anderson

Nic graduated in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1989 followed in 1999 with an Engineering Doctorate from the University of Warwick. 
Waruna Seneviratne

Waruna Seneviratne

National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR)
Dr. Seneviratne is currently the Director of Advanced Technologies Lab for Aerospace Systems (ATLAS) and a Sr. Research Scientist (Composites & Structures) at Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR). Read more.