6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre

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Wednesday 06 March

09:30

09:30 - 09:35   |   Keynote Theatre

Show Welcome

Dallas Campbell


TV Science Presenter

09:35

09:35 - 09:40   |   Keynote Theatre

ADS Introduction

Andrew Stanniland


Chief Executive Officer,
Thales Alenia Space

09:40

09:40 - 10:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Keynote Address - Exploring Cosmos with Professor Suzie Imber

Professor Suzie Imber


Professor of Planetary Science,
University of Leicester

10:10

10:10 - 10:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Keynote Address - Upcoming priorities for the UK Space Agency

Dr Paul Bate


CEO,
UK Space Agency

10:50

10:50 - 11:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Accelerating and deepening international cooperation - barriers and opportunities

Andy Lison


Director UK Space Team,
PwC

Dr Paul Bate


CEO,
UK Space Agency

Ed Betar


Space Technology Assistant Director,
Australian Space Agency

Dr David Parker


Special Advisor to the Director General,
European Space Agency (ESA)

11:00

11:00 - 11:30   |   Defence & Space Theatre

The Future of MilSatCom

Martin Rowse


Campaign Director,
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

Nick Bolan


UK Future Milsatcom Solution Lead,
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

11:00 - 11:30   |   Small Sats Theatre

Faraday Dragon: Fostering collaboration and capacity building in the Asia-Pacific region

Peter Stocken


Head of Business Development & Sales, In-Space Missions,
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

11:40

11:40 - 12:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Space launch - is there room for everyone?

Matthew Archer


Missions and Capabilities Director for Launch,
UK Space Agency

Jörn Spurmann


Chief Commercial Officer,
Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA)

Colonel Robert Long


President and Chief Operating Officer,
Space Florida

Paul Cremin, MBE


Head of Spaceflight,
Department for Transport

Colin Macleod


Head of UK Space Regulation,
Civil Aviation Authority

Debbie Strang


Chief Operating Officer,
SaxaVord UK Space Port

11:40 - 12:10   |   Defence & Space Theatre

Space and Ground Satellite Solutions for Defence Applications

Nir Barkan


Chief Executive Officer,
SatixFy

12:20

12:20 - 12:50   |   Small Sats Theatre

Empowering innovation and ensuring regulation and collaboration in Space Situational Awareness (SSA)

Thomas Eggenweiler


Commercial Director,
Neuraspace

12:20 - 12:50   |   Defence & Space Theatre

Keynote Address: Building Robust Defence Space Capabilities - A Strategic Imperative

12:30

12:30 - 13:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Bridging the Skills Skills Gap: Navigating the Challenges of Tomorrow's Frontier

Dr Joanna Hart


Director,
Space Partnership

Doug Liddle


CEO,
In-Space Missions

Ian Raper


Associate Professor,
University College London

Dr Kathy Bass


Deputy Director for Space Strategy,
Department for Science, Innovation and Technology

13:20

13:20 - 14:20   |   Keynote Theatre

The next generation of commercial space stations and their impact on the new space ecosystem

Prof Kai-Uwe Schrogl


Special Advisory for Political Affairs ,
European Space Agency (ESA)

Ray Lugo


Chief Executive Officer,
ISS National Laboratory

Mike Gold


Chief Growth Officer,
Redwire Space

David Caponio


SVP of Product and Business Development,
Vast

Dana Baki


Chief Commercial Officer,
The Exploration Company

Michael Lopez-Alegria


Chief Astronaut,
Axiom Space

Davide Petrillo


Director (Europe),
Voyager Space

13:40

13:40 - 14:10   |   Defence & Space Theatre

Dynamic Satellite Operations at GEO

Clinton Clark


Vice President of First Impressions,
ExoAnalytic Solutions

13:40 - 14:10   |   Small Sats Theatre

UK Launch Licensing and Beyond: Navigating the environmental challenges and opportunities facing UK spaceflight activity operators.

Ruth Fain


Associate Director,
ITPEnergised

14:20

14:20 - 14:40   |   Keynote Theatre

Sovereignty, Prosperity and Emerging Technologies in the UK Space Sector

Kata Escott CB


UK Managing Director and Head of Country,
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

14:20 - 14:50   |   Small Sats Theatre

DeDUST - Debris Detection Using Star Trackers

Alexander Vandenberghe


AIV Engineer,
Arcsec

14:20 - 15:20   |   Defence & Space Theatre

An agile approach to hybrid collaboration: Augmenting MOD capability with industry skills and expertise

Joanne Oliver


Director,
SpaceCareers

Nick Marshall


Army Captain and Head of Defence Development,
Goonhilly Earth Station

John Chinner


Head of Outreach and STEM Engagement,
Airbus Defence & Space

Simon Devereux


Director,
Asatoma Leadership and Coaching

14:50

14:50 - 15:50   |   Keynote Theatre

From LEO and LUNAR to Mars and beyond - critical technology and breakthroughs

Giacomo Gatto


Partner,
McKinsey and Company

Richard Dinan


CEO,
Pulsar

John Auburn


Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Board ,
ReOrbit

Dr Daniel Pérez Grande


Founder and CEO,
ienai SPACE

Dr Meganne Christian


Reserve Astronaut / Exploration Commercialisation Lead ,
UK Space Agency

Dr David Parker


Special Advisor to the Director General,
European Space Agency (ESA)

Lucas Bishop


Investor,
Seraphim Space

15:00

15:00 - 15:30   |   Small Sats Theatre

Virtual Design of Next Generation Satellites

Scott Higgs


UK Space Lead,
Dassault Systèmes

15:40

15:40 - 16:00   |   Keynote Theatre

Keynote - Scottish Government's vision and strategy for the space sector

16:10

16:10 - 16:20   |   Keynote Theatre

UKSA Announcement

Dr Paul Bate


CEO,
UK Space Agency

16:30

16:30 - 17:20   |   Keynote Theatre

The road to sustainable finance: Leveraging space and AI for a greener future

Dan Osrin


Senior Manager Strategy and Innovation,
PwC

Lucy Edge


Chief Operating Officer,
Catapult SA

Geoff Busswell


Head of Marketing and Sales,
Telespazio UK

Dr Craig Brown


Investment Director,
UK Space Agency

Jodi Bartin


Founder and CEO,
Citicourt & Co

Christian Walter


Applications Engineer,
European Space Agency (ESA)

Rahel Haque


Climate & ESG Capital Markets,
NatWest

Thursday 07 March

09:25

09:25 - 09:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Day 2 - Show Welcome

Dallas Campbell


TV Science Presenter

09:30

09:30 - 09:50   |   Keynote Theatre

Keynote: Government’s role in creating a vibrant UK market in Space-Tech

Andrew Griffith MP


Minister of State for Science Research and Innovation

09:50

09:50 - 10:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Keynote Address: Delivering the UK’s Military Space Capabilities

AVM Paul Godfrey


Commander,
United Kingdom Space Command

10:10

10:10 - 10:30   |   Keynote Theatre

The Role of the Canadian Defence Space Enterprise in the Modern Space Age

Brigadier-General Mike Adamson CD


Commander 3. Canadian Space Division

10:30

10:30 - 10:35   |   Keynote Theatre

Virtual Keynote Address

Major General Philippe Adam


French Space Commander

10:35

10:35 - 11:25   |   Keynote Theatre

The Rising Concerns of Grey Zone Space Wars

Sebastian Sprenger


Associate Editor,
Defense News

Duhita Govindji


Associate Partner,
PA Consulting

Giorgio Cioni


Director of Armament and Aerospace Capabilities,
NATO

Brigadier-General Mike Adamson CD


Commander 3. Canadian Space Division

AVM Paul Godfrey


Commander,
United Kingdom Space Command

11:00

11:00 - 11:30   |   Defence & Space Theatre

Dual Use and the Role that Science Missions Play in the Development of Future National Critical Technologies

Anisha Patel


UK Civil Space Key Account Manager,
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

Dr Michael O'Callaghan


Head of Novel Programmes, ,
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

11:30

11:30 - 12:00   |   Keynote Theatre

Building sovereign PNT capabilities

11:40

11:40 - 12:40   |   Defence & Space Theatre

Tracking and ensuring space multi-domain integration, space’s role in future MDI

Sebastian Sprenger


Associate Editor,
Defense News

Chuck Brooks


President,
Brooks Consulting International

12:00

12:00 - 12:20   |   Keynote Theatre

Keynote Address: Defending Tomorrow - Assessing the Labour's Vision for National Security in the Space Age (TBC)

Luke Pollard


Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport

12:20

12:20 - 12:50   |   Small Sats Theatre

A Modular High Speed Twinax and Coax Connector System for Spacecraft Datalinks

Matt Shingleton


Product Manager - High Speed and Interposers,
Glenair UK Ltd

12:20 - 12:50   |   Defence & Space Theatre

Addressing capability gaps, creating resilience in defence space

13:20

13:20 - 13:40   |   Keynote Theatre

Driving the space strategy together!

Doug Liddle


CEO,
In-Space Missions

13:40

13:40 - 14:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Harmonising Space Security and Orbital Responsibility: The interplay of defence space capabilities and sustainable practices

Neil Rae


Head of Space,
KPMG UK

Prof Nicolas Peter


President,
International Space University

Dr Rory Holmes


UK Managing Director,
ClearSpace

Nik Smith


Regional Director UK & Europe,
Lockheed Martin UK SPACE

Chris White-Horne


Deputy CEO and Chief Delivery Officer,
UK Space Agency

Louis Head


International Co-Lead, Space Exploration and Innovation,
DLA Piper

13:40 - 14:10   |   Defence & Space Theatre

NATO’s Evolving Role in the Space Sector: A Strategic Frontier

Giorgio Cioni


Director of Armament and Aerospace Capabilities,
NATO

14:20

14:20 - 14:50   |   Defence & Space Theatre

A Discussion with UK Space Command

Elizabeth Seward


Head of Space Strategy & Future Business,
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

AVM Paul Godfrey


Commander,
United Kingdom Space Command

14:40

14:40 - 15:30   |   Keynote Theatre

The underestimated threat of cyber attacks and how it affects national space capabilities

Chuck Brooks


President,
Brooks Consulting International

Dr Sharon Lemac-Vincere


Associate Professor, Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship,
University of Strathclyde

Arne Matthyssen


Chief Technology and Innovation Officer,
RHEA Group

Stefanie Grundner


Consultant, German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI),
Panaglobo

Richard Goodall


Head of Strategy Cyber Programmes UK,
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

15:00

15:00 - 16:00   |   Small Sats Theatre

5G NTN Take’s Flight: 5G non-terrestrial networks evolving towards 6G

Reiner Stuhlfauth


Technology Manager Wireless,
Rohde & Schwarz

15:30

15:30 - 16:30   |   Navigate 1, Roundtable Room

UKSEDS Future Workforce Workshop

15:40

15:40 - 16:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Moving towards a sustainable future in space and setting the scene for a circular economy

Andrew Stanniland


Chief Executive Officer,
Thales Alenia Space

Simon Reid


Managing Director, UK,
D-ORBIT

Professor Ian Williams


Professor of Applied Environmental Science in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences,
University of Southampton

Miguel Belló Mora


Executive Chair,
Orbex

Martin Soltau


Co-Chief Executive Officer,
Space Solar

Andrew Faiola


Commercial Director,
Astroscale

16:20

16:20 - 16:30   |   Keynote Theatre

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