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Wed, Nov 30


KPMG Adelaide

Cyber Risk Insights Sundowner - Securing the Space Supply Chain

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Cyber Risk Insights Sundowner - Securing the Space Supply Chain
Cyber Risk Insights Sundowner - Securing the Space Supply Chain

Time & Location

Nov 30, 2022, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

KPMG Adelaide, 151 Pirie St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

About The Event

Adelaide's Cyber Risk Meetup is back! Join us for our second Cyber Risk Sundowner and hear from a stellar panel to learn what it’s going to take to create a secure future in the space supply chain. Bringing the space and security communities together, this event will provide a great opportunity for networking and engagement with a Q&A that’s guaranteed to provide valuable insights for securing one of our most critical industries.


  • 5.30-6pm: Networking and drinks
  • 6pm: Introduction, welcome and opening address 
  • 6.15pm: Keynote address
  • 6.35pm: Panel session
  • 7.15pm: Closing remarks


  • Opening address: Michael Davis AO, Chair and Founder of the Andy Thomas Space Foundation
  • Keynote: "Space Systems Security and Resilience" by Professor Jill Slay, UniSA SmartSat CRC Chair of Cyber Security / ISC2 Board Director – presenting on her research outcomes on protecting space systems
  • Panel moderator: Paula Oliver, AustCyber SA Node Manager, Hi Tech Industries, Department for Industry, Innovation and Science
  • Panellists: Professor Jill Slay, UniSA;  Dr Daniel Floreani, Director of CyberOps; Kelly Yeoh, Co-Founder & Director of Blue Dwarf Space; and Jeremy Watkinson, Associate Director, KPMG (KPMG Government Cyber team).

Keynote speaker bio:

Professor Jill Slay is the University of South Australia SmartSat CRC Professorial Chair in Cybersecurity. Her work focuses on the context of developing the national technical agenda in satellite cybersecurity and resilience with the Australian Defence Science and Technology Group, Defence and Defence Industry. She is ranked as being in the top 2% of scientists in the world in ICT Networking and Telecommunications sub field (in 2019) as an early adopter of AI and Machine Learning in Cyber Security and Real Time Forensics. She applies these techniques to satellite security.

She is a Director of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium for 2021-2023. Previous appointments have included Optus Chair in Cybersecurity at La Trobe University and Founding Director of the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at the Australian Defence Force Academy. She has established an international research reputation in cyber security (particularly Digital Forensics, Cyber Intelligence and Cyberwarfare) and has worked in collaboration with the Australian Federal and State governments and with many industry partners. She has published more than 180 outputs in information assurance, critical infrastructure protection, security and forensic computing and completed the supervision of 22 PhDs with 7 others ongoing,  and many master’s and Honour’s theses. She was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to the information technology industry through contributions in the areas of forensic computer science, security, protection of infrastructure and cyber-terrorism.

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