Jun 15, 2010

2nd Symposium on Earth Observation Business, September 9-10 at the Westin in Paris

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2nd Symposium on Earth Observation Business, September 9-10 at the Westin in Paris

After last year’s success, we are pleased to announce the 2nd Symposium on Earth Observation Business. The event will take place once again in synergy with the World Satellite Business Week, organised by Euroconsult. To cover the many areas of discussion in this dynamic segment of the satellite sector, the symposium has been extended to nearly two days (from one day in 2009).

Last year attendees or speakers to the Earth Observation Symposium included leading Earth Observation companies or institutions such as GeoEye, Infoterra, Spot Image, ImageSat, ESA, NOAA, EUSC, DGA from the French MoD, Astrium, Ball Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, OSC. The umbrella event, the World Satellite Business Week gathered over 450 CEOs, CFOs, Presidents, Directors, from key satellite companies such as SES, Eutelsat, RSCC, Gazprom, SSTL, Thales, Boeing, EADS Astrium, Arianespace and ILS.

The 2nd Symposium on Earth Observation Business is a unique forum for the EO community to present and discuss current and future trends, challenges and opportunities. Lively panel discussions and keynote presentations will be the highlight of this must-attend for EO satellite operators, manufacturers, launch providers, civil and military government agencies as well as private service providers and end-users.

A small sample of the program and invited speakers:

Leading EO Satellite Operators Development Strategies
Jill Smith, CEO, DigitalGlobe
Matt O’Connell, CEO, GeoEye

Satellite Manufacturers: Diversifying Customers & Requirements
David Taylor, President & CEO, Ball Aerospace
Luigi Pasquali, President & CEO, Thales Alenia Space Italy

Defense & Security: Securing Access to Data & Optimization Usage
Tomas Lovrencic, Director, EUSC

To view the complete program and for regular updates, check the event website www.satellite-business.com (choose Program/ Symposium on EO Business).

For registration, go on www.satellite-business.com/registration

Like other Euroconsult events, it is also an excellent opportunity to benchmark, network and meet new business contacts. If you are not familiar with Euroconsult, we are the leading international research and consulting firm specialized in satellite communications, space, and Earth observation. Our team of experts and analysts provide strategic consulting and publish comprehensive research reports. Drawing on our knowledge and extensive network, Euroconsult organizes Summits to provide a forum for our clients from around the world to gather in one location. Our flagship event, World Satellite Business Week, is the annual industry gathering for top level satellite industry executives and takes place each September in Paris.

For more detailed information on the 2nd Symposium on Earth Observation Business, please feel free to contact:
Ruth Mandeng: mandeng@euroconsult-ec.com
(33 – 1 49 23 75 24)
Julia Carré: carre@euroconsult-ec.com
(33 – 1 49 23 75 28)

We look forward to welcoming you in 2010.