11/25/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/25/2020 05:10
Registration for EU Space Week - Europe's number one space event - went live on November 25. You can already sign up to attend the online event and to participate in its plenaries, panel discussions and virtual networking opportunities. European Space Week is a not-to-be-missed event for anybody interested in current developments and future trends in the EU space ecosystem so don't miss out - register now!
Whether you are a policy-maker or a public authority representative, a start-up, an investor or a user of space technology - there is something for everybody at this year's EU Space Week. The five days of the event are packed with plenaries, panel discussions, award ceremonies and high-level keynote addresses.
'Our mission at the is to bring the benefits of EU to users. EU Space Week is an ideal opportunity for the broader space community to see how European businesses are taking advantage of EU Space to grow and innovate,' said GSA Executive Director Rodrigo da Costa.
What's on offer?
This year, the event will kick off with the User Consultation Platform plenary, where users from 12 market segments will present their needs and requirements, helping to shape the evolution of the Space Programme and its services, including a Copernicus component for the first time. Other sessions on day one include a status update on Copernicus, a discussion on how to promote the EU Space Programme, and a series of pitches from winners in the Galileo Masters and Copernicus Masters.
Day two of the event will kick off with a plenary at which EC Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton, German Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy and the Economic Affairs Ministry's Commissioner for the Digital Industry and Start-ups Thomas Jarzombek, and Chair of the European Parliament's ITRE committee MEP Cristian-Silviu Buşoi will share their views. Other sessions will look at space programme implementation and how space tech is fostering the development of new business. The second day also includes status updates on the Galileo and programmes and the Space Awards ceremony for the Galileo and Copernicus innovation competitions.
Supporting European Commission priorities
Highlights from the rest of the week include an investors' forum, a presentation of and a session on space, equality and inclusion. On Thursday, there will also be a series of panels on the EU Space Programme's contribution to the European Commission's priorities for 2019-2024, with discussions on space and the European Green Deal, an economy that works for people, Europe fit for the digital age, and security and emergency response. For a full agenda for this year's event, click here.
At EU Space Week 2020, you will be able to connect with thousands of attendees from across Europe and beyond to help shape the discussion on how the EU Space Programme can benefit business and the public and build a stronger and more prosperous Europe. To register, click here.
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