Inspiring South Australian Women: Women in Space | Adelaide | 26 Oct 2022

Women in Space – Impacting the World and Beyond

INSPIRING, EMPOWERING, ADVANCING are the drivers of this much anticipated event with female leaders from within the space industry.

These speakers will come together to share their rich experiences and inspire greater participation in this exciting and growing sector of the South Australian economy. In partnership with The Andy Thomas Space Foundation, the Australia Day Council of South Australia is proud to present Women in Space -Impacting the World and Beyond event. 

You will hear the extraordinary experience of key note speaker Tanya Monro, Chief Defence head of Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) and Capability Manager for Innovation, Science and Technology within the Australian Department of Defence.

Also featuring a panel discussion with amazing scientists who are making the difference in their field:

  • Katherine Bennell Pegg – Director of Space Technology, Australian Space Agency
  • Professor Jill Slay AM – University of South Australia SmartSat, Professorial Chair in Cyber Security and Researches in the SmartSat Australian Co-operative Research Centre (CRC)
  • Associate Professor Jenny Mortimer – School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
  • Dr Kimberley Clayfield – Space Research Program Director and Space Technology Future Science Platform Leader
  • Zandria Farrel – Space Sector Lead, Space and Space Weather, Bureau of Meteorology

Go along from 4:30pm for light refreshments followed by a 5:15pm start.


  • General admission – $55
  • Students – $32


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For more information and all enquiries please visit the National Wine Centre website

What:  Inspiring South Australian Women: Women in Space – Impacting the World and Beyond 

When:    Wednesday 26 October 2022 | 4:30pm – 7pm 

Where: National Wine Centre of Australia | Corner of Hackney Rd & Botanic St, Adelaide

Who:   Everyone

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Image Source: National Wine Centre website


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