12th ESPI Autumn Conference, 27-28 September 2018
Security in Outer Space: Rising Stakes
The Autumn Conference is a yearly ESPI event where space policy, agency and industry stakeholders come together to discuss issues that affect Europe and the rest of the world.

Registration and Welcome:
(13:00 – 14:00)

 

13:00 – 14:00
Welcome coffee

 

Opening:
Day 1, afternoon (14:00 – 15:00)

14:00 - 14:10
Jean Jacques Tortora, ESPI Director

14:10 - 14:40
Sébastien Moranta, ESPI Coordinator of Studies

14:40 - 15:00
Keynote speech
Kai Uwe Schrogl, Chief Strategy Officer of ESA

 

15:00 – 15:30
Coffee break

 

Session 1:
State of Play in Space Security Strategies: Space Assets in an Evolving Environment (15:30 – 17:30)

Moderator
Jana Robinson, PSSI Space Security Program Director

Rapporteur
Martin Sarret, ESPI Resident Fellow

15:30 - 15:45
Jana Robinson, PSSI Space Security Program Director

15:45 - 16:00
Philippe Brunet, EC Director for Space Policy and Research, Copernicus programme and Defence

16:00 - 16:15
Richard Buenneke (Invited), Senior Space Policy Advisor, US Department of State 

16:15 - 16:30
Regina Peldszus, EU SST Consortium, Co-Chair

16:30 - 16:45
Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director, EU GSA Agency

16:45 - 17:00
Andrew Monham, Spacecraft Operations Manager, EUMETSAT

17:00 – 17:30
Q&A, Wrap-up
Jana Robinson, PSSI Space Security Program Director

Opening:
Day 2, morning (09:30 – 10:00)

09:30 – 10:00
Keynote speech
Daniel Oltrogge, Director, Center for Space Standards and Innovation, Analytical Graphics

 

10:00 – 10:30
Coffee break

 

Session 2:
Forging Ahead with European Space Security Efforts (10:30 – 12:15)

Moderator
Gustav Lindstrom, Director of EUISS

Rapporteur 
Tomas Hrozensky, ESPI Resident Fellow

10:30 - 10:45
Gustav Lindstrom, Director of EUISS

10:45 - 11:00
Petr Havlik, Senior Space Policy Advisor

11:00 - 11:15
Nicolas Bobrinsky, SSA Programme Manager at ESA

11:15 - 11:30
Pascal Legai, SatCen Director

11:30 - 11:45
Mark Dickinson, Chairman of SDA

11:45 – 12:15
Q&A, Wrap-up
Gustav Lindstrom, Director of EUISS

 

12:15 – 13:45
Lunch break

 

Opening:
Day 2, afternoon (13:45 – 14:15)

13:45 – 14:15
Keynote speech
Henry Hertzfeld, SPI Director

 

Session 3:
Rethinking Transatlantic Collaboration: Towards STM (14:15 – 15:15)

14:15 - 15:05
Moderator
Xavier Pasco, FRS Director

Rapporteur 
Lisa Perrichon, ESPI Research Intern

14:30 - 14:45
Joe Pelton, Executive Board Member, IAAS

14:45 - 15:00
Victoria Samson, Head of Washington Office, Secure World Foundation

15:00 - 15:15
Didier Alary, Head of Advanced Space Systems, Airbus Defence and Space

15:15 - 15:30
Rob Heron, Senior Sales Manager, SES TechCom

15:30 – 15:45
Q&A, Wrap-up
Geneviève Fioraso, Chair of ESPI Advisory Council

 

Closing remarks:
(15:45 – 16:15)

15:45 - 16:15
Pierre Delsaux, Deputy-Director General, DG GROW

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