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16-17 September 2020 ESA Virtual Event

Programme

Day 1

Event times

16-9-2020

09:30 – 13:00

ISD Virtual conference (web-streamed)

13:00 – 18:30

Online Business-to-Business meetings

13:00 – 18:00

ESA and industry talks & presentations (via online platform)

Day 1

Virtual Conference

16-9-2020

09:30 – 09:50

Opening of the virtual ISD 2020

Jan Wörner, ESA Director General

09:50 – 10:15

Presentation of the winners of the ESA start-up contest

D/IPL Eric Morel de Westgaver + winners of the contest

10:15 – 10:50

Virtual round table: ESA’s response to the Covid-19 crisis

Heads of the ESA Procurement, Industrial Policy and Finance departments

10:50 – 12:10

ESA opportunities after Space19+ (pillars Science & Exploration, Safety & Security, Applications, Enabling & Support)

ESA Directors David Parker, Rolf Densing, Josef Aschbacher, Franco Ongaro

12:10 – 12:55

Virtual round table: The Industrial perspective

D/IPL Eric Morel de Westgaver and participants from SME4Space, Eurospace, Airbus, OHB, Thales, ArianeGroup and RUAG

12:55 – 13:00

Concluding remarks and opening of B2B session

D/TEC Franco Ongaro

All times are indicative. For logistical reasons, some elements will be pre-recorded.

Day 1

Presentations

16-9-2020

13:00 – 13:20

SME4SPACE, the voice of SMEs in the European space sector

Hans Bracquené, SME4Space, Chairman

13:25 – 13:45

Eurospace presentation

Olivier Lemaitre, ASD-Eurospace, Secretary General

13:50 – 14:10

Commercial opportunities in Human Spaceflight and Exploration

Bernhard Hufenbach, ESA, Directorate of Human Spaceflight and Exploration, Commercialisation and Innovation Team Lead

14:15 – 14:35

Technology opportunities in Human Spaceflight and Exploration

Giorgio Magistrati, ESA, Directorate of Human Spaceflight and Exploration, ExPeRT Team Leader

14:40 – 15:00

Future Science missions and their technological preparation

Marcos Bavdaz, ESA, Directorate of Science, Future Missions Department, Head of Technology Preparation Section

15:05 – 15:25

Boost! – ESA’s Commercial Space Transportation Services and Support Programme

Thilo Kranz, ESA, Directorate of Space Transportation, Boost Programme Manager

15:30 – 15:50

Technology Transfer @ESA

Aude De Clercq, ESA, Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality, Technology Transfer Officer

15:55 – 16:15

Overview of TEC lab capabilities and simplified access to the TEC labs

Alessandro Cozzani, ESA, Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality, Head of the Infrastructure Management Section

16:45 – 17:55

Short course: Compliant cost rates for ESA projects

Paolo Ponzio, ESA, Directorate of Industry, Procurement & Legal Services, Industrial Cost Analyst

Austrian virtual booth

13:50-14:10

Austrian virtual booth: Innovative Solutions for Space

TTTech Computertechnik AG, Silicon Systems Seifert Gmbh, University of Innsbruck – Institut für Mechatronik

14:15-14:35

Austrian virtual booth: Electronics for Space applications

AT & S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft, RUAG, Atos IT Solutions & Services GmbH

14:40-15:00

Austrian virtual booth: Space equipment and components

RUAG Space GmbH, ENPULSION GmbH, Space-Lock GmbH

15:05-15:25

Austrian virtual booth: Materials for Space

Lithoz GmbH, Ensinger Sintimid GmbH, AAC – Aerospace & Advanced Composites GmbH

15:30-15:50

Austrian virtual booth: Hardware development for space applications

Peak Technology GmbH, Alpex Technologies GmbH

15:55-16:15

Austrian virtual booth: Satellite Navigation Solutions

Institute DIGITAL of JOANNEUM RESEARCH, TimeTag.Space, OHB Digital Solutions GmbH

16:20-16:40

Austrian virtual booth: The Use of Earth Observation Data

EODC GmbH, EOX IT Services GmbH, University of Salzburg – Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS

16:45-17:05

Austrian virtual booth: Business opportunities for companies new in space

Cloudflight GmbH, IceKing, craftworks GmbH

17:10-17:30

Austrian virtual booth: Cybersecurity

Advenica GmbH

Day 2

Event times

17-9-2020

09:30 – 18:30

Online Business-to-Business meetings

09:30 – 18:00

ESA and industry talks & presentations

Day 2

Presentations

17-9-2020

09:30 – 09:50

The SME Initiative: new tools in support of European industry

Jens Kauffmann, ESA, Directorate of Industry, Procurement & Legal Services, Head of the SME and Industry Analytics Section

09:55 – 10:15

European Space Technology Harmonisation

Slawomir Zdybski, ESA, Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality, Technology R&D Engineer

10:20 – 10:40

Overview of ARTES support for satcom technology and products

Dietmar Schmitt, ESA, Directorate of Telecommunications & Integrated Applications, Head of Technologies & Products Division

10:45 – 11:05

How crises create opportunities

Niels Eldering, ESA, Directorate of Telecommunications & Integrated Applications, Head of the Space Solutions section

11:10 – 12:20

Workshop on Additive and Advanced Manufacturing

ESA, Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality. More information is available here.

11:10 – 11:30

How to address markets post-COVID transformation: ESA Space Solutions new initiatives

Rita Rinaldo, ESA, Directorate of Telecommunications & Integrated Applications, Head of the Institutional Projects Section

11:35 – 11:55

Earth Observation, Introduction to the Φ-lab and the Investing in Industrial Innovation Programme (InCubed)

Amanda Regan, ESA, Directorate of Earth Observation, Head of Phi-lab Invest Office

12:00 – 12:20

The NAVISP Programme, an opportunity for the PNT ecosystem

Pierluigi Mancini, ESA, Directorate of Navigation, Head of NAVISP Programme Office

12:25 – 12:45

Future challenges and opportunities in space operations

Reinhold Bertrand, ESA, Directorate of Operations, Senior Strategy Officer

12:50 – 13:10

Innovation in Operations

Artur Palowski, Directorate of Operations, Innovation Officer

13:40 – 14:00

TDE: ESA’s Technology Development Element

Eike Kircher, ESA, Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality, Deputy Head of the Technology Programmes Office

14:05 – 14:25

GSTP overview and collaboration opportunities

Alessandro Rapisarda, ESA, Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality, Technology R&D Engineer

14:30 – 15:40

Short course: How to fill-in PSS-A cost forms

Paolo Ponzio, ESA, Directorate of Industry, Procurement & Legal Services, Industrial Cost Analyst

14:55 – 16:30

EIB Space Finance Lab: space in the time of COVID-19

Virtual session of the EIB Advisory Space Finance Lab, hosted by ESA. For more information, click here.

15:45 – 16:05

Space in support of the new green deal

Giulia Manzetti, ESA, Directorate of Telecommunications & Integrated Applications, Applications Engineer

16:10 – 16:30

Broadening the scope of mobility through satellite connectivity

Roberta Mugellesi Dow, ESA, Directorate of Telecommunications & Integrated Applications, Business Applications Manager