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GreenSkies Sustainability Summit

Tue 6 Dec 2022 (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
Brisbane Powerhouse
119 Lamington Street, New Farm QLD 4005

Towards GreenSkies: opportunities, challenges, and the way forward

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The inaugural GreenSkies Summit brings together the aviation, aerospace, and space industry, focusing on the advancement of sustainability.

Join us for a day of future planning of sustainable actions, and solution focused discussions on how industry can collaborate towards the future and provide a holistic insight into the sustainability of Australia’s aviation, aerospace, and space ecosystem.



  • Heidi Hauf | Regional Sustainability Lead APAC, at Boeing & GreenSkies Committee Chair at Aviation/Aerospace Australia 


  • Professor Bronwyn Harch | Queensland Chief Scientist, Department of Environment and Science for the Queensland Government


  • John Wagner | Chairman at the Wagner Corporation

CASE STUDY - Sustainable Aviation Fuel Investment

  • Stephen Forshaw | Airbus Chief Representative - Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific

PANEL DISCUSSION - Sustainable Advanced Air Mobility

  • Tom Caska | Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Aerologix
  • Bruce Connolly | Manager Investment & Transition, Regional City Strategy & Transition at Latrobe Regional Airport
  • Reece Clothier | Global Regulatory Strategy, Product & Services Safety at Boeing & President at the Australian Association for Uncrewed Systems
  • Sara Hales | Managing Director at Hales North

PANEL DISCUSSION - Sustainable Aerospace Operations: the role of innovation in aerospace operations

  • Henry Bilinsky | Chief Executive Officer & Founder at MicroTau
  • Dr Adriano Di Pietro | Director, Aerostructures Innovation Research Hub | AIR Hub at Swinburne University of Technology
  • Dr Nicolette Gan | Research Engineer at Boeing Research & Technology
  • Ben Luther | Senior Test & Evaluation Engineer at Nova Systems

CASE STUDY - Standardising Airspace Emissions Performance Measurement

  • Hugh Rodrick | AIR Lab Deputy Director & Chief Product Owner at Thales Solutions Asia

PANEL DISCUSSION - Sustainable Aerospace Energy: the role of different energy carriers for aviation

  • Dr Adriano Di Pietro | Director, Aerostructures Innovation Research Hub | AIR Hub at Swinburne University of Technology
  • David Doral | Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Dovetail Electric Aviation
  • Shahana McKenzie | Chief Executive Officer at Bioenergy Australia

PANEL DISCUSSION - Future Sustainable Workforce

  • Gordon Chakaodza | Director of Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2) at Swinburne University of Technology
  • Denise Dunn | Head of Department - Senior Schooling & Partnerships at Aviation High School
  • Karina Finlayson | President of Monash Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Club at Monash University
  • Associate Professor Paul Harpur | TC Beirne School of Law, at the University of Queensland Law School, ARC Future Fellow, Affiliate to the Harvard Law School Project on Disability & 2022 Blind Australian of the Year
  • Lea Vesic | Director Aviation Academy at RMIT University & Non-Executive Director at Aviation/Aerospace Australia

PANEL DISCUSSION - Sustainable Airports

  • Paul Ferguson | Chief Executive Officer at Moorabbin Airport Corporation
  • Len Parker | Senior Associate at Architectus     
  • Jessica Rudd | Sustainability Manager at Brisbane Airport Corporation
  • Sabina Todd | Regional General Manager and Vice President of APAC at Envirosuite

PANEL DISCUSSION - Sustainability in Space

  • Dr Doris Grosse | Research Scientist and Mission Specialist at the Australian National University (ANU) Institute for Space
  • Nick Lindsay | Chief Operating Officer at Hypersonix
  • Rosie Wall | Head of Corporate Operations at Gilmour Space Technologies
  • Xiaoyu Wu | Ph.D, Lecturer, Griffith Aviation, School of Engineering and Built Environment at Griffith University

INDUSTRY SPEAKERS – Aviation/Aerospace Australia

  • Shannon O'Hara | Non-Executive Director at Aviation/Aerospace Australia & Senior Legal Counsel – Aviation at QBE Insurance Australia Pacific 
  • Sarah McSwiney | Chair at Aviation/Aerospace Australia & Strategy & Operations Manager, Officer of the Chief Engineer at Boeing Defence Australia


CLICK HERE to learn more about the GreenSkies Initiative and its Industry Committee.


A/AA Member Tickets

  • Member Ticket - $575
  • Member Group of 5 Tickets - $2450
  • A/AA Partner – x2 Complimentary Tickets
  • Women in A/AA Sponsor – x1 Complimentary Ticket

Non-Member Tickets

  • Non-Member Ticket - $675
  • Non-Member Group of 5 Tickets - $3250

Student Tickets

  • Student Ticket - $75
  • Pay it Forward (sponsor a student) Ticket - $75

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GreenSkies Sustainability Summit


Aviation/Aerospace Australia

1300 889 459
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