Services to remote areas: how can space help?

Tuesday, 6 July 2004

International Space University: Free Public Event

Distinguished Speakers Panel: "Services to remote areas: how can space help?"

WHERE: Union Hall, University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus
WHEN: Tuesday, July 6, 7:30 pm

The latest in a series of free public events dealing with all aspects of space will be held at the University of Adelaide tonight, 7.30pm.

Revolutions in satellite technology and communications can provide a myriad of benefits to remote communities right across the globe - such as telemedicine and distance education.

What is being done, and what will the future hold? How will these advances affect our lives?

Panelists include:

· Michael Miller (Chairman, mNet Corporation Ltd, Australia)
· Bill Cowley (Senior Researcher, Institute for Telecommunications Research (ITR), University of South Australia)
· Andrew Kerans (Acting Executive Manager, Radiofrequency Planning Group, Australian Communications Authority (ACA))
· Walter Peeters (Associate Dean, International Space University (ISU))
· Ray Williamson (Research Professor, Space Policy Institute, George Washington University, USA)

This public event is part of the International Space University (ISU) program being run in Adelaide, hosted by the three South Australian universities - Adelaide, UniSA and Flinders.


Contact Details

Nicole Cremer
Executive Officer
ISU Adelaide program
Mobile: 0439 844 834

Morla Milne
Media Relations Office
International Space University
Business: +61 8 8302 1188

Media Team
The University of Adelaide
Business: +61 8 8313 0814

Mr David Ellis
Deputy Director, Media and Corporate Relations
External Relations
The University of Adelaide
Business: +61 8 8313 5414
Mobile: +61 (0)421 612 762