Aug 17, 2015

SATELLITE MASTERS CONFERENCE

20 – 22 October 2015, hosted at the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) in Berlin

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The second Satellite Masters Conference will kick-off with a high-level roundtable on the subject ‘Space 4 Digital Business’, opened by Dorothee Bär, State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). Don’t miss the opportunity to join the discussion of Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA); Prof Dr Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA); and Thorsten Dirks, President of Bitkom about the impact of space in the digital economy. Further panelists will include high-ranking representatives from the European Commission (EC and the German Aerospace Center (DLR).

Explore cutting-edge space applications in a wide range of key future topics

The conference will feature an outstanding blend of sessions, solution soundbites, and roundtable discussions centred around leveraging satellite-derived data and other space solutions for business and society in the following fields:

  • Digital Business
  • Big Data for Cloud Business
  • Smart Cities
  • Global Change & Sustainability
  • Small Satellites for the New Space Economy
  • Safety & Security
  • Satellite Services for European Infrastructures

Programme

Evening reception: Awards Ceremony of Europe’s major innovation competitions for space applications
Discover this year’s most brilliant Earth observation and GNSS innovations at the joint Awards Ceremony of the Copernicus Masters and the European Satellite Navigation Competition

Programme
20 OctoberOpening Roundtable “Space 4 Digital Business” 14:30 – 16:30
A dedicated roundtable with high-level institutional stakeholders and industry representatives will discuss the role space can play in the digital economy.
Awards Ceremony 2015 18:30 – 22:00
of Europe’s major innovation competitions for space applications – the Copernicus Masters and the European Satellite Navigation Competition.
21 OctoberSatellite Masters Conference 9:00 – 17:00
The conference is much more than just a networking event: It is a unique marketplace for sharing ideas on space-based innovation and connecting with the world’s leading network for downstream satellite business
22 OctoberEuropean GNSS R&D Day 9:00 – 15:00
This showcase will include success stories on research applications and instruments designed to fund and market European Research & Development in the field of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)

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