Virgin Australia Managing Director and CEO John Borghetti will deliver the Sir Reginald Ansett Memorial Lecture at Safeskies 2017.
The Ansett Lecture is the highlight of the dinner traditionally held in the Great Hall of Parliament House on the evening immediately preceding the two-day Safeskies Conference, which this time will be held at the National Convention Centre on the 4th and 5th October 2017.
Previous Ansett Lecturers have been:
2015 | Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK AFC (Retd)
2013 | Dr Tom Enders, CEO European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co (EADS)
2011 | Dr Andy Thomas AO, Australian born NASA Astronaut.
2009 | Mr Alan Joyce, Chief Executive Office of Qantas Airways Limited.
2007 | Sir Rod Eddington, Former CEO of British Airways.
2005 | Mr E L (Burt) Rutan, Aerospace Engineer, CEO – Scaled Composites, designer of SpaceShipOne and the Global Flyer
2003 | Mr Geoff Dixon, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Qantas Airways Limited
2001 | Capt Etienne Tarnowski, Experimental Test Pilot, Airbus France
1999 | Capt John Young USN (Retd), Senior NASA Astronaut
1997 | Dr William A Gaubatz, Space and Rocketry Scientist, formerly McDonnell Douglas