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Space to Inspire & Explore - Speakers

 

Human kind is driven to explore the unknown, address fundamental questions about our existence and place in the Universe, and continually push the frontiers of our knowledge and technological limits to find answers.

 

To do this to the best of our ability, a talented and diverse workforce is needed to work together to develop the big ideas, build world-class missions, and communicate our successes to inspire and attract the next generation of professionals from all walks of life.

PANEL SESSION

Day 1 at 10:30

What’s the Big Idea?

PANEL SESSION

Day 1 at 11:45

Deep Space Exploration Visions

PANEL SESSION

Day 1 at 14:30

A Workforce for Space: Are We Ready?

PANEL SESSION

Day 2 at 10:30

Inspirational Space: Arts & Creativity in Space

PANEL SESSION

Day 2 at 11:45

Removing Innovation Barriers for Space: Space Test & Measurement Facilities

PANEL SESSION

Day 2 at 14:00

Space for Everyone

PANEL SESSION

Day 3 at 10:30

Life Off Earth

PANEL SESSION

Day 3 at 11:45

Taking a Lead Role in Resolving
Sector Skills

PANEL SESSION

Day 3 at 11:45

Robotics & Autonomy in Space

PANEL SESSION

Day 3 at 13:50

The Decade of Mega Space Science & Astronomy Discovery

SPEAKERS: Space to Inspire & Explore

Space to Inspire & Explore panel session: What’s the Big Idea?

 
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Chief Strategy Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult

PANELLIST: What’s the Big Idea?

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SPAN Chair, Open University

PANELLIST: What’s the Big Idea?

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Chair, UKspace

PANELLIST: What’s the Big Idea?

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Chair: Caroline Harper

Space to Inspire & Explore: Deep Space Exploration Visions

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Head of Space Science,
UK Space Agency

CHAIR: Deep Space Exploration Visions

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Lancaster University
Caroline Harper, Head of Space Science,

PANELLIST: Deep Space Exploration Visions

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PAUL ECCLESTON

Chief Engineer, RAL Space

PANELLIST: Deep Space Exploration Visions

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Scientist, Royal Holloway
University of London

PANELLIST: Deep Space Exploration Visions

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Chair: David Wilkinson

Space to Inspire & Explore panel session:  A Workforce for Space: Are We Ready?

 
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DAVID WILKINSON

General Manager, National
Space Academy

CHAIR: A Workforce for Space: Are We Ready?

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Skills Lead, UK Space Agency

PANELLIST: A Workforce for Space: Are We Ready?

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Director, Space Skills Alliance

PANELLIST: A Workforce for Space: Are We Ready?

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Senior Strategist, Space
Systems, Airbus

PANELLIST: A Workforce for Space: Are We Ready?

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Chair: Hugh Mortimer

Space to Inspire & Explore Panel Session: Inspirational Space: Arts & Creativity in Space

 
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HUGH MORTIMER

Research Scientist, RAL Space

CHAIR: Inspirational Space:Arts & Creativity in Space

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Head of Collections for Earth Science & Principal Curator of Meteorites, Natural History Museum

PANELLIST: Inspirational Space:
Arts & Creativity in Space

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Chief Executive, Glasgow Science Centre

PANELLIST: Inspirational Space:Arts & Creativity in Space

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LUKE JERRAM

Artist

PANELLIST: Inspirational Space:Arts & Creativity in Space

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ANNA SITNIKOVA

Artist, Moon Gallery Project

PANELLIST: Inspirational Space:Arts & Creativity in Space

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Chair: Andy Bennett

Space to Inspire & Explore Panel Session: Removing Innovation Barriers for Space: Space Test & Measurement Facilities

 
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Knowledge Transfer Manager Space, KTN

CHAIR: Inspirational Space:Arts & Creativity in Space

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Head of Manufacturing for
Space, Satellite Applications Catapult

CHAIR: Inspirational Space:Arts & Creativity in Space

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BD Manager, NSTF, STFC

PANELLIST: Inspirational Space:Arts & Creativity in Space

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Space Infrastructure Roadmap & Gap
Analysis, UK Space Agency

PANELLIST: Inspirational Space:
Arts & Creativity in Space

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Chair: Christina Macleod

Space to Inspire & Explore Panel Session: Space for Everyone

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CHRISTINA MACLEOD

Business Development and
Marketing Officer, SpaceForge

PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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NADIA REHMAN KHAN

Space Futurist

PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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    CHILLE BERGSTROM

    Aerospace Engineer, MIT 

    PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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    ALEX BROWN

    STEM Ambassador,

    STEM UK

    PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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    Space Generation Advisory Council, National Contact point for Canada, Blue Marble Space Institute of Science

    PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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    Chair: Rob Elliott

    Space to Inspire & Explore Panel Session: Life Off Earth

     
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    ROB ELLIOTT

    Head of Business Development, RAL Space

    PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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    DAVID PILE

    Space Director UK, Europe, MENA
    region, Northrop Grumman

    PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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    MASSIMO COMPARINI

    SVP OEN,

    Thales Alenia Space

    PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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    BERNARD FOING

    Director of EuroMoon Mars and
    Prof of Space and Planetary Sciences, ESA

    PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

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    SARA MOTAGHIAN

    PhD researcher and ExoMars PanCam Science Team

    PANELLIST: Space for Everyone

       

      Chair: Mini Saaj

      Space to Inspire & Explore Panel Session: Robotics & Autonomy in Space

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      MINI SAAJ

      Prof & Global Chair, Robotic Engineering, University of Lincoln

      CHAIR: Robotics & Autonomy in Space

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      MARK SHILTON

      Mark Shilton, Robotic Systems Engineer, Airbus

      PANELLIST: Robotics & Autonomy in Space

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      DAVID KENYON

      David Kenyon, Managing Director UK, MDA

      PANELLIST: Robotics & Autonomy in Space​

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      AI Engineer, GMV NSL

      PANELLIST: Robotics & Autonomy in Space

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      JOHN VRYBLEVSKIS

      Planetary Engineering Specialist, TAS UK

      PANELLIST: Robotics & Autonomy in Space

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      Space to Inspire & Explore Panel Session: Taking a Lead Role in Resolving Sector Skills

       
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      NIGEL BANNISTER

      Senior Scientist, University of Leicester

       

      PANELLIST: Taking a Lead Role in Resolving Sector Skills

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      JOHN HANLEY

      Vice Chair, UKspace & Vice President, CGI

      PANELLIST: Taking a Lead Role in Resolving Sector Skills

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        Skills Lead, UK Space Agency

        PANELLIST: Taking a Lead Role in Resolving Sector Skills​

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        JOHN REMEDIOS

        Director, NCEO

         

        PANELLIST: Taking a Lead Role in Resolving Sector Skills

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          EMMA EGGING

          CEO Founder, Jon Egging Trust

          PANELLIST: Taking a Lead Role in Resolving Sector Skills

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          GP CAPT ED WATKIN

          Deputy Head of Space Support, MOD - UK Space Command (Workforce)

          PANELLIST: Taking a Lead Role in Resolving Sector Skills

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            Harwell Cluster Manager, STFC

            PANELLIST: Taking a Lead Role in Resolving Sector Skills

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            Chair: Catherine Heymans

            Space to Inspire & Explore Panel Session: The Decade of Mega Space Science & Astronomy Discovery

             
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            CATHERINE HEYMANS

            Astronomer Royal for Scotland

            CHAIR: The Decade of Mega Space Science & Astronomy Discovery

             

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              PHILIP DIAMOND

              Director General, Square Kilometre Array Office

              PANELLIST: The Decade of Mega Space Science & Astronomy Discovery

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              GILLIAN WRIGHT

              Director, Astronomy Technology Centre

              PANELLIST: The Decade of Mega Space Science & Astronomy Discovery

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                NIC WALTON

                Scientist, University of Cambridge

                PANELLIST: The Decade of Mega Space Science & Astronomy Discovery

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