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16-17 September 2020 ESA Virtual Event

Programme

Day 1

Event times

16-9-2020

09:30 – 12:45

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 – 9:35

Start of event and explanations about audience engagement tool

Moderator

09:35 – 10:00

Opening of the virtual ISD 2020

Jan Wörner, ESA Director General

10:00 – 10:30

Announcement of the winners of the ESA start-up contest

D/IPL Eric Morel + winners of the contest

10:30 – 11:10

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

Heads of the ESA Procurement, Industrial Policy and Finance departments

11:10 – 12:00

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

ESA Directors

12:00 – 12:30

Round table: The Industrial perspective

D/IPL Eric Morel and participants from SME4Space, Eurospace, Airbus, OHB, Thales, Arianegroup and RUAG

12:30 – 12:45

Concluding remarks and opening of B2B session

D/TEC Franco Ongaro

The agenda is subject to change

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, Strategy & Innovation Team Leader

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

Additional programme elements will be added in the coming period

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

Edmund Williams, ESA, Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality, Head of the Technology Coordination & Planning Office

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

Frank Salzgeber, ESA, Directorate of Telecommunications & Integrated Applications, Head of the Innovation & Ventures Office

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 and InCubed

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

12:00 – 12:20

Navisp

Alessandra Fiumara, ESA, Directorate of Navigation, NAVISP Element 2 Manager

12:25 – 12:45

Future challenges and opportunities in space operations

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

12:50 – 13:10

Innovations in Operations

tbc

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

Additional programme elements will be added in the coming period