2013: EU Space Policy a Global Tool for Global Challenges

Programme and speeches of the conference that took place in Brussels on 29 & 30 January 2013

Initiative under the patronage of
Mr José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission,
Mr Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament
Mr Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council

Day 1 - 29 January 2013

09.00 - 09.15 WELCOME MESSAGE

  • José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission
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  • Antonio Tajani, Vice-President, European Commission
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09.15 - 10.15 OPENING SESSION

Speakers:
  • Elmar Brok, Chair of the Committee on the Committee on the Foreign Affairs Committee, European Parliament
  • Mazlan Othman, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
  • Evert Dudok, President, Eurospace
  • Cato Halsaa, President, ESOA

10.45 - 12.45 FIRST PLENARY SESSION

Competitiveness and security of supply: what type of industrial space policy for europe?

Speakers:
  • Antonio Tajani, Vice-President, European Commission
  • Geneviève Fioraso, Minister for Higher Education and Research, France
  • Amalia Sartori, President of Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, European Parliament
  • Giuseppe Morsillo, Director for ESA Policies, Planning and Control, European Space Agency
  • François Auque, President, Astrium
  • Romain Bausch, President and CEO, SES
  • Marco Fuchs, CEO, OHB
  • Jean-Loïc Galle, President and CEO, Thales Alenia Space
  • Giuseppe Viriglio, President, Telespazio

14.15 - 16.00 SECOND PLENARY SESSION

Research, development and innovation: what contribution from the space sector for growth and crosssectoral fertilization?

Speakers:
  • Maria da Graça Carvalho, Rapporteur of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy on the “Horizon 2020” Specific Programme, European Parliament
  • Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director-General, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission
  • Franco Ongaro, Director of Technical & Quality Management, European Space Agency
  • Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Advisor to President Barroso, European Commission
  • Jurry de la Mar, Director, International Sales, T-Systems International
  • Michel de Rosen, CEO, Eutelsat
  • Alain Ratier, Director General, EUMETSAT

16.30 - 18.00 THIRD PLENARY SESSION

State of play regarding the deployment of galileo, egnos, and copernicus, and access to space

Speakers:
  • Reimer Böge, Rapporteur for the Committee on Budgets on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-20, European Parliament
  • Hervé Jouanjean, Director-General, DG Budget, European Commission
  • Michel Servoz, Deputy Secretary-General, European Commission
  • Volker Liebig, Director of Earth Observation Programmes, European Space Agency
  • Diego Canga Fano, Head of Cabinet, Vice-President Antonio Tajani, European Commission
  • Evert Dudok, President, Eurospace
  • Jean-Yves Le Gall, President and CEO, Arianespace
  • Han Wensink, President, EARSC

18.00 - 18.15 CONCLUSIONS

  • Vittorio Prodi, President of the « Sky and Space Intergroup », European Parliament

Day 2 - 30 January 2013

09.00 - 09.15 WELCOME MESSAGE

  • Maciej Mroczek, Polish MP, Vice-Chair of the 14th European Inter-parliamentary Space Conference

09.15 - 10.45 FOURTH PLENARY SESSION

What relationship between the european commission, esa, national and specialised agencies for ensuring the best space governance possible?

Speakers:
  • Marian-Jean Marinescu, Vice-President, Group of the European People’s Party, European Parliament
  • Philippe Brunet, Director, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission
  • Didier Faivre, Director of Navigation Programme and Activities, European Space Agency
  • Marek Banaszkiewicz, Director-General, CBK Pan (Poland)
  • Thierry Duquesne, Director, CNES (France)
  • David Parker, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency
  • Marcello Ricottilli, ASI (Italy)
  • Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the Executive Board, DLR (Germany)
  • Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director, European GNSS Agency

11.15 - 12.45 FIFTH PLENARY SESSION

Security, defence and the “code of conduct for outer space activities”: the dual use of the eu space programmes and european space activities

Speakers:
  • Arnaud Danjean, Chairman, Subcommittee on Security and Defence, European Parliament
  • Maciej Popowski, Deputy Secretary-General, European External Action Service
  • Philippe Brunet, Director, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission
  • Claude-France Arnould, Chief Executive, European Defence Agency
  • General Patrick de Rousiers, Chairman, European Union Military Committee
  • Johannes Von Thadden, Vice President, Head of Institutional Relations, Security and Defence Matters, Astrium Group
  • Luigi Pasquali, Finmeccanica

CONCLUSION OF THE SESSION

  • Michel Barnier, European Commissioner