Locate15: SIBA Breakfast with Qld Chief Scientist

By on 3 March, 2015

Dr Geoff Garrett

The SIBA breakfast series commences in Brisbane with a breakfast during Locate15 with Dr Geoff Garrett, the Queensland Chief Scientist.

This breakfast will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday 11 March from 7:00am-8:30am and is kindly sponsored by SIBA member Airbus Defence and Space.

Dr Garrett is well known to many SIBA members and has attended a number of SIBA events over the past year. In addition to an inspirational talk by Dr Garrett, a special presentation outlining the new space imaging technologies will be given at this breakfast by James Prior, managing director of Airbus Defence & Space Geo Australia.

The Queensland Chief Scientist provides leadership in science policy development and implementation supported by the department and provides high level, strategic advice to the Queensland Government on the role of science, research and innovation in meeting Queensland’s economic .

Geoff Garrett was appointed Chief Scientist to the State Government of Queensland in January 2011. In this role he is accountable for science policy, providing strategic guidance across a range of government departments, and has also been involved with or led a number of reviews and enquiries, covering the science of floods, uranium mining, bat derived horse viruses, underground coal gasification, and innovation in government.

Venue and Date:

The breakfast will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 11 March from 7:00am-8:30am.


  • Dr Geoff Garrett, the Queensland Chief Scientist.
  • James Prior, Managing Director of Airbus Defence & Space Geo Australia : Introducing Airbus Defence & Space Geo: Picture the Future from Space

Ticket Costs:

SIBA Members $60, Non-Members $75 (plus booking fee and GST) to register for the breakfast please visit here.

Name: SIBA Breakfast Series, Brisbane

Time: 7:00am – 8:30am

Date: 11 March 2015

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Address: Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Cost: SIBA Members $60, Non-Members $75

Event Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/siba-national-breakfast-series-brisbane-locate15-tickets-15408932532

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