6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib

Academic Director. eSpace Centre

Speaker profile

Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib holds a Master in Astrophysics and Space Technology and a PhD in Astrophysics. He has worked as a support astronomer, at ESO in Chile. He has conducted research in Gravitational Lensing and Cosmology in Cambridge (UK), Toulouse, Caltech and Marseille before coming to EPFL. He has worked with data coming from various space observatories (HST, XMM-Newton, Herschel, ISO, Chandra, Spitzer, WISE), and participated in many space projects ideas (SNAP, JDEM, SPACE, OMEGA, CoWeX). He is currently strongly involved in the Euclid space mission.He has been a member of the ESA Astronomy Working Group, and of the Hubble Space Telescope User Committee. Currently, he serves on XMM-Newton, Hubble and James Webb Space Telescope time allocation committees.

eSpace Centre


Thursday 08 June


11:30 - 12:20   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Space Sustainability: Building on SSA Capabilities and debris mitigation strategies

Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib

Academic Director,
eSpace Centre

Nicolas Peter

Professor of the Practice in Space Policy and International Affairs,
International Space University

Dr Rory Holmes

Managing Director,
ClearSpace UK

Andrew Faiola

Commercial Director,
Astroscale Ltd