Keynote and Invited Speakers
As Chief System Architect for Boeing Phantom Works International, Bruce Cornish is responsible for the systems engineering of new products in the autonomous systems domain. In this role, Cornish also supports the research and development of mission systems for defence products.
With more than 30 years engineering experience in the defence and aerospace industries, Cornish has worked in senior roles on several large-scale system engineering programs for the Australian Defence Organisation including: Vigilare Air Defence Ground Environment, High Frequency Modernisation Program, Tactical UAV program, Jindalee Over The Horizon Radar program, and the Collins New Submarine Program.
Cornish’s expertise and interests include: enabling technology for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle airspace integration; robust autonomy; wide area data links – utilising existing and disparate communication systems; and data fusion. He was admitted as a Technical Fellow with the Boeing Technical Fellowship in 2002. Cornish holds a BEng (Honours) from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Dr James Palmer
Dr James Palmer is a co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Silentium Defence Pty Ltd. James is an internationally recognised subject matter expert on Passive Radar signal processing and system development.
James graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) and Bachelor of Arts (double major in Japanese) degree in 2002 from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the same institution in 2007.
James joined Defence Science and Technology Group in 2006 where he established and led the Passive Radar research programme until November 2015 when he became the Specialist Scientific Adviser (SSA) for Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance. While in the SSA role, James continued to provide research leadership to the Passive Radar programme and also established and led the team that demonstrated the experimental viability of Passive Radar for Space Situational Awareness. James also has extensive experience with the development of imaging radar signal processing techniques and experimental validation of novel radar waveforms. James has also received commercialisation training through CSIRO’s ON Accelerate programme and is the inaugural recipient of the Stanford Australia Foundation CSIRO Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to the ON Accelerate programme participant that demonstrates the greatest entrepreneurial capacity and supports further executive training at Stanford University.
Call for Papers: Closed
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Paper Submission Close: Closed
Full Paper Submission Open: 19 April 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline: 30 May 2018
Full Paper Close: 13 July 2018
Copyright Notice Submission Close: 20 July 2018
Conference Dates: 27 - 30 August 2018
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