Invited Guests & Speakers

National Representatives

Sophie Wilmès
Sophie Wilmès

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, of European Affairs, of Foreign Trade
Belgium

Manuel Heitor
Manuel Heitor

Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education
Portugal

Peter Altmaier
Peter Altmaier

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy
Germany

Bruno Le Maire
Bruno Le Maire

Minister of Economy and Finance
France

Zdravko Počivalšek
Zdravko Počivalšek

Minister of Economic Development and Technology
Slovenia

Pedro Duque
Pedro Duque

Minister of Science and Innovation
Spain

Thomas Jarzombek
Thomas Jarzombek

Aerospace Policy Coordinator
Germany

Thomas Dermine
Thomas Dermine

State Secretary for Scientific Policy, Recovery Program and Strategic Investments
Belgium

Martina Hariyama
Martina Hariyama

Secreatry of State, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI)
Switzerland

European Institutions

Charles Michel
Charles Michel

President
European Council

Josep Borrell
Josep Borrell

High Representative of the EU
EEAS

Maroš Šefčovič
Maroš Šefčovič

Vice-President
European Commission

Thierry Breton
Thierry Breton

Commissioner for Internal Market
European Commission

Paolo Gentiloni
Paolo Gentiloni

Commissioner for Economy
European Commission

Mariya Gabriel
Mariya Gabriel

Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth
European Commission

Adina Ioana Valeān
Adina Ioana Valeān

Commissioner for Transport
European Commission

Kadri Simson
Kadri Simson

Commissioner for Energy
European Commission

Elisa Ferreira
Elisa Ferreira

Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
European Commission

Stella Kyriakides
Stella Kyriakides

Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
European Commission

Janusz Wojciechowski
Janusz Wojciechowski

Commissioner for Agriculture
European Commission

Werner Hoyer
Werner Hoyer

President
European Investment Bank

Ambroise Fayolle
Ambroise Fayolle

Vice-President
European Investment Bank

Cristian Silviu Bușoi
Cristian Silviu Bușoi

Chair of the ITRE Committee
European Parliament

Nathalie Loiseau
Nathalie Loiseau

Chair of SEDE Sub-Committee
European Parliament

Marian Jean Marinescu
Marian Jean Marinescu

President of the Sky and Space Intergroup
European Parliament

Christophe Grudler
Christophe Grudler

Vice-President of the Sky and Space Intergroup
European Parliament

Massimiliano Salini
Massimiliano Salini

Vice-President of the Sky and Space Intergroup
European Parliament

Timo Pesonen
Timo Pesonen

Director-General
DG DEFIS

Roberto Viola
Roberto Viola

Director-General
DG CONNECT

Jean-Eric Paquet
Jean-Eric Paquet

Director-General
DG RTD

Stephen Quest
Stephen Quest

Director-General
JRC

Alain Godard
Alain Godard

CEO
European Investment Fund

Khalil Rouhana
Khalil Rouhana

Deputy Director-General
DG Connect

Matthias Petschke
Matthias Petschke

Director
DG DEFIS

European & International bodies and agencies

Jan Dietrich Wörner
Jan Dietrich Wörner

Director General
European Space Agency

Joseph Aschbacher
Joseph Aschbacher

Incoming Director General
Earth Observation Programmes
European Space Agency

Daniel Neuenschwander
Daniel Neuenschwander

Director of Space Transportation
European Space Agency

Eric Morel de Westgaver
Eric Morel de Westgaver

Director of Industry, Procurement and Legal Services
European Space Agency

David Parker
David Parker

Director of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration
European Space Agency

Franco Ongaro
Franco Ongaro

Director of Technology, Engineering and Quality, Head of ESTEC
European Space Agency

Rolf Densing
Rolf Densing

Director of Operation
European Space Agency

Elodie Viau
Elodie Viau

Director of Telecommunication and Integrated Applications, Head of ECSAT
European Space Agency

Jiří Šedivý
Jiří Šedivý

Chief Executive
EDA

Rodrigo da Costa
Rodrigo da Costa

Executive Director
GSA

Maja Markovčić Kostelac
Maja Markovčić Kostelac

Executive Director
EMSA

Florian Guillermet
Florian Guillermet

Executive Director
SESAR JU

Sorin Ducaru
Sorin Ducaru

Director
EU SatCen

Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla
Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla

Head of the Executive Board
DLR

Jean Yves Le Gall
Jean Yves Le Gall

President
CNES

Walther Pelzer
Walther Pelzer

Member of the Executive Board
DLR

Giorgio Saccoccia
Giorgio Saccoccia

President
ASI

Christian Hauglie-Hanssen
Christian Hauglie-Hanssen

Director-General
Norwegian Space Agency

Ricardo Conde
Ricardo Conde

President
Portugal Space

Pascale Ehrenfreund
Pascale Ehrenfreund

President
IAF

Simonetta di Pippo
Simonetta di Pippo

Director
UNOOSA

Bruno Sainjon
Bruno Sainjon

President
ESRE

Pierre Bahurel
Pierre Bahurel

CEO
Mercator Océan

Jean-Noël Thépaut
Jean-Noël Thépaut

Director of Copernicus Services
ECMWF

Vincent-Henri Peuch
Vincent-Henri Peuch

Director Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service, Deputy Director Copernicus Department
ECMWF

Carlo Iorio
Carlo Iorio

Senior Researcher
Graphene flagship

Industry Representatives

André Hubert Roussel
André Hubert Roussel

CEO / President
Ariane Group / Eurospace

Hervé Derrey
Hervé Derrey

CEO
Thales Alenia Space

Marco Fuchs
Marco Fuchs

CEO
OHB

Jean-Marc Nasr
Jean-Marc Nasr

Head of Space Systems
Airbus Defence and Space

Luigi Pasquali
Luigi Pasquali

CEO
Telespazio

Stéphane Israël
Stéphane Israël

CEO
Arianespace

Rodolphe Belmer
Rodolphe Belmer

CEO
Eutelsat

Jesus Serrano
Jesus Serrano

CEO
GMV Group

André Sincennes
André Sincennes

President and Managing Director
RHEA Group

Evert Dudok
Evert Dudok

Executive Vice President of Connected Intelligence
Airbus Defence and Space

Steve Collar
Steve Collar

CEO
SES

Thibauld Jongen
Thibauld Jongen

CEO
SABCA

Massimo Claudio Comparini
Massimo Claudio Comparini

Deputy CEO, Senior Executive Vice President Observation, Exploration and Navigation
Thales Alenia Space

Morena Benardini
Morena Benardini

Vice President Strategy
Arianegroupe

Pascal Rogiest
Pascal Rogiest

Managing Director, RHEA Systems Luxembourg
RHEA Group

Chris Larmour
Chris Larmour

CEO
Orbex

Alexandre Tisserant
Alexandre Tisserant

CEO
Kineis

Benoit Deper
Benoit Deper

CEO
AerospaceLabs

Nicolas Capet
Nicolas Capet

CEO
Anywaves

Juan Tomas Hernani
Juan Tomas Hernani

CEO
Satlantis

Bogdan Gogulan
Bogdan Gogulan

CEO
Newspace Capital

David Henri
David Henri

CEO
Exotrail

Adrià Argemí
Adrià Argemí

CEO
Pangea Aerospace

Ane Anesland
Ane Anesland

CEO
Thrustme

Philippe Glaesener
Philippe Glaesener

Senior Vice President Corporate Development
SES

Sabine Klauke
Sabine Klauke

Head of Engineering
Airbus Defence and Space

Oluseye Soyode-Johnson
Oluseye Soyode-Johnson

Lead Partner
African Technology Foundation

Gard Ueland
Gard Ueland

Chairman
Galileo Services

Aarti Holla Maini
Aarti Holla Maini

Secretary-General
ESOA

Jorge Potti
Jorge Potti

General Manager
GMV Aerospace

Andreas Lindenthal
Andreas Lindenthal

Head of Business Operations Space Systems
Airbus Defence and Space

Arne Matthyssen
Arne Matthyssen

Chief Solutions and Innovations Officer
RHEA Group