Opening Day: Monday 25th June

Update: 2012-06-15

11:00 – Opening of the Toulouse Space Show registration desk



Free Access for the Opening Day >> Mandatory Registration online


14:00 – Lecture by Marc Guillemot, SAFRAN skipper:
The contribution of space technologies to ocean racing



14:45 – 16:15 – Round table
The role of Space in tomorrow’s society

Are Space based applications an opportunity to develop new services?

Moderator: Marc Pircher, CNES, Director of the Toulouse Space Center

With the participation of:

  • Paul Weissenberg, European Commission, Deputy Director-General of the Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General
  • Dominique Dubucq, Total, Exploration Directorate, Head of Remote Sensing Department
  • Jean-Pierre Wigneron, INRA, Research Director
  • Jean-François Brou, RSO Chief Executive Officer and President of Midi-Pyrenees haulers trade union
  • Jean-Louis Arné, Toulouse University Hospital Centre, Professor
  • Claude Jeanne Dubreuil, ASTRIUM, General Counsel/Corporate Secretary

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TR_MPE16:30 – Round table – Region MPE

Space applications in Midi-Pyrénées: a regional challenge, an international influence

Moderator: Emmanuelle Durand-Rodriguez, Objectif News
Introduction by Martin Malvy, former Minister, President of the Midi-Pyrenees Regional Council
Presentation of the future institute dedicated to the development of space applications by Bernard Plano, Regional Councillor         and President of Midi-Pyrenees Expansion


  • Michel Austruy, CEO of the innovation platform Guide
  • Nicole Belloubet, Vice-President of the Midi-Pyrenees Regional Council
  • Jean Chenebault, CEO of Pole Star
  • Bernard Keller, Vice-President of Grand Toulouse (Metropolitan Authority)
  • Jean-Pierre Madier, President of Magellium, President of Club Galaxie
  • André Martinez, President of the «Communauté de Communes du Bassin de Decazeville-Aubin»
  • Marc Péré, CEO of Aerospace Valley
  • Bernard Plano, President of Midi-Pyrénées Expansion
  • Sébastien Poncin, Astrium, moderator of the « GT8 Space Working Group»

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18:00 – Toulouse Space Show Opening Ceremony

Moderator: Jean-Christophe Giesbert

– Welcome address by Y. d’Escatha, President and CEO, CNES

– Short Round table meeting with:

  • Martin Malvy (President of Midi-Pyrénées Region)
  • Renata Polverini (President of the Lazio Region)
  • Pierre Cohen, (President of Grand Toulouse)
  • François-Regis Valette (President of the Sicoval Urban Community)
  • Alain Di Crescenzo (President of the The Toulouse Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

– Enrico Saggese (President – Italian Space Agency (ASI))

– Jean-Jacques Dordain (Director General European Space Agency (ESA))

– Paul Weissenberg, Deputy Director General – DG enterprise and Industry – European Union

– Geneviève Fioraso, French Ministry for High level studies and research


19:00 – Exhibition opening and Ice breaker





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Opening hours of the registration desk

Monday 25 June
From 11:00 am to 09:00 pm

Tuesday 26 June
From 07:30 am to 07:00 pm

Wednesday 27 June
From 07:30 am to 07:00 pm

Thursday 28 June
From 07:30 am to 06:00 pm

Important dates
Online submission Opening
15 September 2011

Registration opening
19 December 2011

Deadline for abstract submission
15 February 27 February 2012

Notification to Authors
Between 19 and 23 March 2012

Detailed programme online
Between 10 and 19 April 2012

Paper confirmation deadline
2 May 2012

Change of fees: 15 May 2012
21 May 2012

Paper upload for the proceedings
Before 31st May 2012
10 June 2012

TSS12: 25-28 juin 2012

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