Australasian SKA Industry Cluster


The Australasian Square Kilometre Array Industry Cluster (ASKAIC) is an industry body of Australasian companies and stakeholders interested in the SKA project. It provides updates on the development of the SKA project, information on opportunities for involvement, and networking possibilities to its member organisations. ASKAIC meets twice a year, organises various ad-hoc events, and sends its members regular project updates via e-mail.

ASKAIC is chaired by Geof Heydon, who took up the role following founding Chair John Humphreys' retirement in mid-2014.

About the ASKAIC Chair

Geof Heydon has been the Chair of ASKAIC since mid-2014.

Geof has worked in communications as an executive leader, consultant, mentor and evangelist/futurist business developer. From the mid-nineties he has been developing the market across Asia Pacific for broadband solutions. In 2013 he advised and contributed to the Australian Federal Government’s National Digital Economy white paper. Most recently, he was Business Development Manager and Director of the Information Sciences Group at CSIRO.

How to get involved

ASKAIC membership is free of charge. To join ASKAIC and register to receive e-mail updates, please complete the online form below:

Your first and last name: *
Your position: *
Your company/organisation’s name: *
Your company’s address:
Specific area/s of interest and/or expertise
Your e-mail address: *
Your work and mobile (or secondary) phone numbers: *



For further information on ASKAIC, please contact Jerry Skinner, Manager of the Program Planning and Stakeholder Management section of the Australian SKA Office at




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