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PLENARY SESSIONS

Through our daily plenary sessions, an exciting range of expert speakers from across industry, government and academia will bring us their valuable insight.

OPENING PLENARY

Day 1

Welcome & Opening Address

PLENARY 2

Day 1

Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

PLENARY 3

Day 2

Space to Observe & Sustain - Protecting People, Nature & Infrastructure from Our Greatest Environmental Challenges

PLENARY 4

Day 2

Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

PLENARY 5

Day 3

Space to Live Well - Application of Space Technologies for the Benefit of Humanity

PLENARY 6

Day 3

Space to Inspire & Explore: An All Inclusive Spacecation: Space Exploration

OPENING PLENARY: Welcome & Opening Address

Monday 27 September. 09:00

 
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GEORGE FREEMAN

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Science, Research and Innovation)

OPENING PLENARY:

Welcome & Opening Address

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DR PAUL BATE

CEO

UK Space Agency

OPENING PLENARY:

Welcome & Opening Address

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JOSEF ASCHBACHER

Director General, European Space Agency

 

OPENING PLENARY:

Welcome & Opening Address

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WILL WHITEHORN

President

UKspace

OPENING PLENARY:

Welcome & Opening Address

 

PLENARY 2: Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

Monday 27 September. 16:15

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Chair UKspace & Vice President, Inmarsat

CHAIR

PLENARY 2:

Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

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NIK SMITH

Regional Director for Space - UK & Europe, Lockheed Martin

PANELLIST

PLENARY 2:

Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

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    RICHARD FRANKLIN

     

    UK MD Airbus Defence and Space & Head of Secure Communications

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER

    PLENARY 2:

    Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

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      CLAIRE BARCHAM

      Strategy Director, UKSA

      PANELLIST

      PLENARY 2:

      Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

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        Director of Space, BEIS

        KEYNOTE SPEAKER

        PLENARY 2:

        Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

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        , Thales Alenia Space UK

        PANELLIST

        PLENARY 2:

        Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

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        GRAHAM PETERS

        Chair, SGP

        PANELLIST

        PLENARY 2:

        Space to Prosper – The UK National Space Strategy & Prosperity Agenda

           

          PLENARY 3: Space to Observe & Sustain - Protecting People, Nature & Infrastructure from Our Greatest Environmental Challenges

          Tuesday 28 September. 09:00

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          PAUL MONKS

          Chief Scientific Adviser, BEIS

          CHAIR

          PLENARY 3:

          Protecting People, Nature and Infrastructure from our greatest environmental challenges

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          BETH GREENAWAY

          Head of EO & Climate, UKSA

          PANELLIST

          PLENARY 3:

          Protecting People, Nature and Infrastructure from our greatest environmental challenges

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          PROF STEPHEN BELCHER

          Chief Scientist, Met Office

          KEYNOTE SPEAKER

          PLENARY 3:

          Protecting People, Nature and Infrastructure from our greatest environmental challenges

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          ANDREW CAWTHORNE

          Director Sales & Business Development, SSTL

          PANELLIST

          PLENARY 3:

          Protecting People, Nature and Infrastructure from our greatest environmental challenges

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          BARBARA J. RYAN

          Executive Director, World Geospatial Industry Council

          SPEAKER

          PLENARY 3:

          Protecting People, Nature and Infrastructure from our greatest environmental challenges

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          SARAH MACKEN

          VP, Head of Sales, Airbus

          PANELLIST

          PLENARY 3:

          Protecting People, Nature and Infrastructure from our greatest environmental challenges

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          MASSIMO COMPARINI

          SVP OEN,

          Thales Alenia Space

          SPEAKER

          PLENARY 3:

          Protecting People, Nature and Infrastructure from our greatest environmental challenges

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          JOHN REMEDIOS

          Director, National Centre for Earth Observation

          PANELLIST

          PLENARY 3:

          Protecting People, Nature and Infrastructure from our greatest environmental challenges

           

          PLENARY 4: Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

          Tuesday 28 September. 16:15

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          AVM HARVEY SMYTH

          AVM Harvey Smyth, Director Space, MOD

          KEYNOTE SPEAKER

          PLENARY 4:

          Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

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            ANDREW STANNILAND

            CEO

            Thales Alenia Space UK

            PANELLIST

            PLENARY 4:

            Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

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            IAN ANNETT

            Deputy CEO, UKSA

            CHAIR

            PLENARY 4:

            Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

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              GINA GALASSO

              Managing Director, Aerospace Corporation UK

              PANELLIST

              PLENARY 4:

              Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

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                KEVIN JONES

                NSpOC Programme Coherence Lead, Team Athena

                KEYNOTE SPEAKER

                PLENARY 4:

                Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

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                  AIR CDR MARK FLEWIN

                  Head Space Ops Plans & Training, RAF

                  PANELLIST

                  PLENARY 4:

                  Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

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                    MARK GIBBS

                    Govt Resilience Services & Space Weather, Met Office

                    PANELLIST

                    PLENARY 4:

                    Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

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                      DR MICHAEL O'CALLAGHAN

                      Head of Space Programmes, DSTL

                      PANELLIST

                      PLENARY 4:

                      Space to Protect - Identifying & Protecting Against, the Primary Threats to Space Systems

                         

                        PLENARY 5: Space to Live Well - Application of Space Technologies

                        for the Benefit of Humanity

                        Wednesday 29 September. 09:00

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                        PROF ANN MCARDLE

                        University of Liverpool

                        PLENARY 5:

                        Space to Live Well - Application of Space Technologies for the Benefit of Humanity

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                        STUART MARTIN

                        CEO, Satellite Applications Catapult

                        PLENARY 5:

                        Space to Live Well - Application of Space Technologies for the Benefit of Humanity

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                        DR PAUL KAMOUN

                        CMO, SpacePharma

                        PLENARY 5:

                        Space to Live Well - Application of Space Technologies for the Benefit of Humanity

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                        PHIL CARVIL

                        HealthTec Cluster Manager, STFC

                        PLENARY 5:

                        Space to Live Well - Application of Space Technologies for the Benefit of Humanity

                         

                        PLENARY 6: Space to Inspire & Explore: An All Inclusive Spacecation: Space Exploration

                        Wednesday 29 September. 16:05

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                        DAVID PARKER

                        Director of Human and Robotic Exploration, ESA

                        PLENARY 5:

                        Space to Live Well - Application of Space Technologies for the Benefit of Humanity

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                        PROFESSOR SIR MARTIN SWEETING OBE

                        FIET Executive Chairman, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) Chairman & Distinguished Professor, Surrey Space Centre, Director, the UK National Hub for Space Robotics and Autonomos Systems (FAIR-SPACE) University of Surrey, UK

                        PLENARY 5:

                        Space to Live Well - Application of Space Technologies for the Benefit of Humanity

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