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EU Space For Startups
From ideas to Market: EU Space programme supporting innovative businesses and Startups

Moderated by:

  • Martina Sindelar, Policy officer for Space research, innovation and Start-ups, DG DEFIS, European Commission
  • Ugo Celestino, Policy officer for Space research, innovation and Start-ups, DG DEFIS, European Commission

AerospaceLab, Exotrail and Satlantis:
3 Startups on the future of European Space

Moderated by:

  • Jean Jacques Dordain, former Director General of the European Space Agency

Participants:

  • Benoit Deper, CEO, Aerospacelab
  • David Henri, CEO, Exotrail
  • Juan Tomas Hernani, CEO, Satlantis

Earth Observation for Security & Defence

Moderated by:

  • Olivier Rajan, Communictons Manager & Spokesperson, EU SatCen

Participants:

  • Denis Bruckert, SatCen Head of Copernicus Unit
  • Joao Alves, SatCen Head of SST Team
  • Steven Schoonvliet, SatCen Analyst

EU Protects:
The role of the EU Space programme in disaster and emergency management

Moderated by:

  • Ola Nordbeck, Policy Officer, Copernicus Earth Observation Programme
  • Xavier Maufroid, Head of Galileo Implementation Team

Working together to save our planet
fostering international cooperation to deliver on climate and environmental challenges

Moderated by:

  • Agnieszka Lukaszczyk, Senior Director, Planet

Participants:

  • Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair of the DLR Executive Board
  • Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director-General, European Space Agency
  • Dr. Tome Antičić, the State Secretary for science and EU funds at the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education
  • Massimiliano Vitale, Senior Vice President, Planet Berlin

Space as a Global Endeavor

Moderated by:

  • Bruno Ramos de Carvalho, CEO, Active Space Technologies