Featured Speakers

Everyone at SpaceUp is a featured speaker
- as the unconference is all about you.

Check out the list below of currently registered attendees.

In addition, we are inviting a small number of people to speak on selected topics. They'll be featured on this page as they confirm.



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All Attendees

Fred Kennedy

 

KiwiSAT Project Leader 

Ian Sutton

 

 

Ian Whittaker

Otago University 

Professional space physicist 

Charlotte Te Kata

 

Universe Curious 

Josh Richards

Mighty Ginge Comedy 

Future Martian Comedian 

Andy Wilkinson

 

Starstuff, pondering the stars. 

Ted Bennett

ACG Senior College 

 

Robin McNeill

Venture Southland 

Awarua SGS Dishmaster 

Charlotte Te Kata

 

 

Larry Li

 

KiwiSAT de-tumbling system 

Chris Okano

JAXA 

 

Ryan Judd

 

 

Jenni Gilbertson

Ohakune Primary School 

Future Space Educator 

Quentin Richards

 

frustrated space traveler 

Jim Hefkey

 

Launch Systems Experimenter 

Chris North

 

 

Eijiro Hirohama

JAXA 

 

Craig Rodger

Otago University 

Space Physics Academic 

Stuart Weston

AUT University 

 

Kurt George

 

 

Edward Ashton

 

 

Marko Alach

KiwiSpace Foundation 

Geopolitics Space resources 

Timofey Pavlov

 

 

 

 

Iain Finer

 

Black sky dreamer 

Liam McCoach

 

 

Allick Lal

Macleans College 

 

Najin Brock

 

 

Paul Holt

 

Physics astronomy nut 

Sergei Gulyaev

IRASR, AUT University 

Professional Astronomer 

Ian Ashley

 

KiwiSAT Command Station 

Billy Kapoor

KiwiSpace Foundation 

Makes Go Boom 

Janice Mackay

Papakura Central School 

Mother of organizer! 

Ryan Ridden

University of Canterbury 

Passionate Science Advocate 

Jon Henderson

 

KiwiSAT ADAC systems 

Angela Friedlander

Glen Eden Intermediate School 

 

Maria Pozza

University of Otago 

Space Law Expert 

Ben Phillips

 

 

Tomohiro Nagata

JAXA 

 

Maurice Greenough

 

Aspiring Rocket Scientist 

James Solomon

 

 

Carrie Vanderzwaag

Reporoa College 

Ever curious teacher 

Dave Owen

Te Awamutu Space Centre 

Excitable Space Entusiast 

Hailey Gill

 

Future Space Traveller 

Garry Newsam

Defence Science & Technology Organisation 

Defence space scientist 

Mark Rocket

Avatar Ltd 

Space Entrepreneur 

Damian Bell

Airways NZ 

Air traffic Controller 

Takashi Kubota

JAXA 

 

Akihiko Hoshide

JAXA 

 

Helena Mill

 

 

Yayoi Miyagawa

JAXA 

 

David Tan

Massey University 

Space Re-Explorer 

Muneo Takaoki

JAXA 

 

Toby Hendy

University of Canterbury 

studious baby sloth 

Vikram Udyawer

 

 

Brett Biddington

Biddington Research Pty Ltd 

 

Bruce Rudge

Royal Aeronautical Society and SCITEC Marlborough 

Aerospace Educator 

Laurent Massicot

ST Microelectronics 

Space Exploration Fan 

Haritina Mogosanu

KiwiSpace Foundation 

Spacehead & Starryteller 

Erlis Kllogjri

 

 

Mark Mackay

KiwiSpace Foundation 

Make. Things. Happen 

 

 

 

 

Katrina Cole

House of Travel Botany Junction 

Future astronaut booker 

Gerry Munden

Aerospace Education 

Space/ Rocketry Educator 

Patricia Sallis

AUT University 

AUT Sponsorship crew