Christchurch Aerospace Meetup #1: Spaceport Christchurch
Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Our inaugural meetup included interesting talks for diverse speakers:
Richard Sandford from ChristchurchNZ discussed future aerospace growth in our city of exploration.
Mark Rocket, Director of Kea Aerospace introduced the Spaceport Christchurch concept.
Rafael Kargren, an aerospace entrepreneur, gave a global perspective on the space community and the opportunity Christchurch has right now.
Ian Wright, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Canterbury, discussed the university's focus and interest.
Christopher Boyle, Director of Fabrum Solutions, discussed their international aerospace work in avionics and cryocooler areas.
Sharon Cook, CEO of Airways, discussed what they do, their vision and innovation focus.
Kurt Janssen, Director of Orbica, discussed geospatial mapping and data interpretation.
Thank you to ChristchurchNZ for sponsoring the food and beverages for this event.