Programme

Tuesday 30 May 2017 Day One

10:00 - 13:00
Space 101- A series of workshops and training sessions covering topics of interest to those new to the space sector.
10:00 - 10:30
Space 101: Space for Dummies – An Overview of the Industry and Upcoming Sessions
Space 101: Engaging with Primes
Space 101: Intellectual Property
Space 101: International Partnership Programme
10:30 - 11:00
Space 101: The UK National Landscape
Space 101: Engaging with Primes - Coaching Session
Space 101: Engaging with Academics
Space 101: Space Standards
11:00 - 11:30
Space 101: The UK Space Agency's Incubation Programme
Space 101: Horizon 2020
Space 101: Space data and Products (Introduction)
Space 101: The Legal Side of Space
11:30 - 12:00
Space 101: Break with Tea and Coffee
12:00 - 12:30
Space 101: How to write a successful Innovate UK proposal
Space 101: Copernicus Programme
Space 101: The European Space Agency and its Programmes
Space 101: Finance in the Industry
12:30 - 13:00
Space 101: Technology Transfer
Space 101: Space Data and Products (Advanced)
Space 101: Engaging with the European Space Agency
Space 101: Government Engagement
13:00 - 14:00
Space 101: Q&A with Speakers
13:00
Main registration and exhibition opens
14:00 - 15:00
OPENING PLENARY - Welcome & latest developments in the UK space sector
15:00 - 15:45
Refreshments and networking in the Exhibition Hall
15:45 - 16:45
Technology challenges faced by the space sector
Trade and exports - the new challenge
Enabling new approaches for applications and services
There is no skill shortage - discuss
17:00 - 18:00
PLENARY - Connecting internationally for growth
18:00 - 21:00
NETWORKING EVENING - in the Exhibition Hall

Wednesday 31 May 2017 Day Two

08:00
Registration and exhibition opens
09:00 - 10:00
Ensuring a supportive environment in the UK for start-ups
Launching the UK into space
Paper session: New mission concepts
Space facilities for space research - space environments, life sciences
10:15 - 11:15
Space for international development
Pitch to the primes
Paper session: New instrument concepts
Multi-disciplinary research in space environments
11:15 - 12:00
Refreshments and networking in the Exhibition Hall
11:15 - 12:00
Poster Sessions 1
12:00 - 13:00
PLENARY - Defence, security and resilience
13:00 - 14:15
Lunch and networking in the Exhibition Hall
14:15 - 15:15
Inspiring space: New markets that are using space
Paradigm shifts in space technologies and business
Paper session: Mission results
Soapbox session 1
15:15 - 16:00
Refreshments and networking in the Exhibition Hall
16:00 - 17:00
Cyber security for space
The evolving space domain and future challenges
Soapbox session 2
Agile space: The small satellite revolution
19:00 - 23:00
Gala Dinner and Sir Arthur Clarke Awards

Thursday 1 June 2017 DAY THREE

09:00
Registration and exhibition opens
09:30 - 10:30
Regulation as an enabler
New application development programmes
In orbit demonstrations for low cost access to space
Transport for Manchester
10:30 - 11:15
Refreshments and networking in the Exhibition Hall
10:30 - 11:15
Poster Sessions 2
11:15 - 12:15
PLENARY - Enabling new markets & economic growth
12:15 - 13:15
Lunch and networking in the Exhibition Hall
13:15 - 14:15
Education success stories – your part in the plan
Transferring space technology to Earth-bound uses
Novel space missions for new services
Developing big data services and their applications
14:30 - 15:45
PLENARY - Inspiring the future through exploration

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