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Speakers

José ACHACHE

ASTROCAST SA

Chairman of the Board

NanoSpace

 

 

José ACHACHE

José Achache is founder and CEO of ALTYN, a Swiss company providing consultancy and services in the design and development of satellite projects and the commercial utilization of Space...

Luciano ANSELMO

ISTI

Researcher

Round table 6
Space Ecology

Luciano ANSELMO

He became staff researcher of Italian National Research Council (CNR) in 1985, but since 1982, mainly at the Space Flight Dynamics Laboratory of the Institute of Information Science and Technologies...

Patrice BENARROCHE

CNES/Cadmos

Round table 8
Living in Space

 

 

Patrice BENARROCHE

Patrice Benarroche has been involved for 25 years in space operations from launch site operations in Kourou to ATV, the European cargo vehicle to ISS before becoming head of Human Space Flights an Microgravity Missions service in CNES, Toulouse...

Isabelle BENEZETH

Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition

Head of Mission, Global Change and Earth observation

Round table 7
Climate Change

Isabelle BENEZETH

Engineer graduated from the Ecole Nationale de la Météorologie and from the Ecole Centrale Paris in Computer Science, I recently followed a one-year training at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques et Techniques.

Morena BERNARDINI

Thales Alenia Space

New Business Director

Round table 2
Autonomous Mobility

 

Morena BERNARDINI

Morena was born in Rome in 1983. She is married to the Italian entrepreneur Paolo Persi del Marmo and she is the happy mom of Lutèce. Rocket Scientist by education, she had studied at La Sapienza University of Rome and owns a specialization in Astronautic Engineering...

Christophe BONNAL

CNES

Space Debris Expert

Round table 6
Space Ecology

 

Christophe BONNAL

Christophe Bonnal started his career in Aerospatiale (now Ariane Group) in 1983 before joining the French Space Agency in 1992. A true rocketman, Christophe has been working on all the European launchers, following the complete development of Ariane 5 and preparing...

Laurent BOUAZIZ

ARIANESPACE

Marketing Intelligence & Innovation

NanoSpace

 

 

Laurent BOUAZIZ

1990 : graduated from ENSMA in aeronautical engineering
90-91: Matra-Défense (now MBDA): technical intelligence on competitive tactical missiles
91-2003: Aerospatiale, then EADS Launch Vehicles / flight control (GNC)engineer then head of Navigation on Ariane 5...

Philippe BRUNET

European Commission

Director for Space Policy, Copernicus and Defence

 

Round table 3
EO Revolution

Philippe BRUNET

Doctor in Medicine (MD) and Iuris Doctor in Community Law (LLD), he entered the Commission in 1988 (DG V – Social Affairs). He joined the DG III (Industry) in 1993 in order to prepare the establishment of the EMEA (European Medicines Evaluation Agency, now the EMA) and ...

Jean-François BUREAU

Eutelsat

Director of institutional and international affairs

Round table 5
5G

Jean-François BUREAU

Jean-François Bureau, a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes politiques de Paris (1974) and Sorbonne faculty in political science (1977), began his career at the National Assembly as advisor to the Defence Committee, then joined in the private office of France's Ministry of Defence..

Alberto CARRASCO-CASADO

Space Communications Laboratory (NICT)

QKD

 

Alberto CARRASCO-CASADO

Dr. Carrasco-Casado received his B.S. degree in telecommunication engineering from Málaga University (Spain) in 2005. He received a M.S. degree in telecommunication engineering in 2008 and a M.S. degree in space research in 2009...

Nicolas CHAMUSSY

Airbus

Executive Vice President Space Systems

Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

Nicolas CHAMUSSY

Nicolas Chamussy became Executive Vice President Space Systems in the Airbus Defence and Space Division on 1st July 2016. Prior to assuming this position he was the Chief of Staff to Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders since July 2012...

Benoit CHAMOT

ISIS

AOCS Engineer & Business development

Round Table 6
Space Ecology

 

 

Benoit CHAMOT

Benoit graduated from EPFL (Swiss Technology Institute in Lausanne) in 2012. After completing his master thesis on mission design for active removal of large debris, he was hired by EPFL to continue his work together with engineers from Airbus DS and SSTL as part of the CNES-funded OTV-2 study...

Yu Ao CHEN

University of Science and Technology of China

QKD

 

 

 

Yu Ao CHEN

Yu-Ao Chen has done outstanding research on experimental quantum information and quantum simulation based on manipulation of photons and atoms. He is a Fellow of the OSA. In the past years, Yu-Ao Chen together...

Selma CHERCHALI

CNES

Space Climate Observatory

Round table 7
Climate Change

 

 

Selma CHERCHALI

Selma Cherchali received an Engineering Degree in Signal Processing in 1989 and a Master in 1991 from the ENSEEIHT...

Marie-Anne CLAIR

CNES

Director for Orbital System, CNES

Nanospace

 

 

Marie-Anne CLAIR

Marie -Anne CLAIR became the CNES Director for Orbital System in January 2017. She started her career in 1983 at CNES as research engineer...

Massimo COMPARINI

e-GEOS

Chief Executive Officer

Round table 3
EO Revolution

 

Massimo COMPARINI

He began his career in the space industry in 1983 at Selenia Spazio (later Alenia Spazio), holding positions of increasing responsibility, up to that of Chief Technology Officer...

Theresa CONDOR

Spire

Vice President of Corporate Development

Round table 3
EO Revolution

NanoSpace

Theresa CONDOR

As part of the early team at Spire, Theresa focused on building the initial business case and then taking a lead role in business development,  fundraising, and corporate partnerships as it transitioned from the Ardusat project into Nanosatisfi and eventually Spire Global...

James CRAWFORD

Orbital Insight

Chief Executive Officer

Round table 3
EO Revolution

 

James CRAWFORD

After leading software research and development for over two decades, Jimi is founder & CEO of Orbital Insight. Orbital Insight helps business and policy decision makers understand economic and societal trends through geospatial analytics...

Jean DAUPHIN

AIRBUS

Round table 3
EO Revolution

 

Jean DAUPHIN

At Airbus since 1982, with experience in equipment production, telecommunication satellites, optical instruments and ENS systems. Following his national duties as scientific attaché in the French embassy in Germany, he has several occasions to work with Germany...

Jorge DEL RIO VERA

ONU

Scientific Affairs Officer, Space Applications Section of UNOOSA

Keynote

Round table 6
Space Ecology

Jorge DEL RIO VERA

Mr. Jorge Del Rio Vera is a telecommunication Engineer and have PhD in earth observation. Since he can remember, he had been interested in space, in particular in how space technology can improve our lives on Earth...

Pierre DELSAUX

Deputy Director General, European Commission

Opening Ceremony

 

 

Pierre DELSAUX

Eleni DIAMANTI

CNRS, Sorbonne Université

Vice-President Paris Centre for Quantum Computing

QKD

 

 

Eleni DIAMANTI

Eleni Diamanti is a CNRS researcher at Sorbonne University in Paris, France. She received her Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 2000 and her PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford...

Guillaume DREVON

EPFL

Researcher

Round table 2
Autonomous Mobility

 

 

 

Guillaume DREVON

Guillaume Drevon is a researcher at EPFL's Laboratory of Urban Sociology (LaSUR), his research work focuses on collective and individual temporalities and mobilities...

Olivier DUBUISSON

Cosmicapital

Managing partner

NanoSpace

 

 

 

Olivier DUBUISSON

Olivier Dubuisson began his career in 1989 as a Microelectronic engineer with Thales before holding various technical sales positions with major high-tech industrial groups (IER, Radiall). In 1997, he became Marketing and Sales Director of Aqsacom, a telecommunications company specializing in network management...

Lucy EDGE

Catapult 

Chief Operations Officer

Round table 1
Space Economy

 

 

 

Lucy EDGE

Lucy is Chief Operations Officer for the Satellite Applications Catapult UK. The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent innovation and technology company, Created to foster growth across the economy through exploitation of space. Now five years old, the Catapult is entering a...

Nathalie FONT

Thales Alenia Space

Digital Champion

Round table 4
Industry of the Future

 

 

 

Nathalie FONT

Nathalie FONT is Digital Officer of Thales Alenia Space and leads the digital transformation of the company. After a Master’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering with a specialization in Space Communication Systems from IMT Atlantique (formerly Telecom Bretagne) in 2007, she started her...

Antonio FRANCHI

ESA

Head of Future Programmes Acquisition - Telecommunications and Integrated Applications Directorate

Round table 5
5G

Antonio FRANCHI

Antonio Franchi works at the European Space Agency, he is the Head of Future Programmes Acquisition, part of the Telecommunications & Integrated Applications Directorate. His current interests are in Satellite 5G and in Satellite Megaconstellations...

Thierry FRANCOU

ArianeGroup

General Manager Strategy & Transformation

Round Table 4
Industry of the Future

 

 

 

Thierry FRANCOU

Thierry Francou is General Manager Strategy and Transformation -and CEO France- of Ariane Group, a world leader in access to space. He is particularly in charge to lead and accelerate the Group transformation plan through digitalization, agility, process simplification and lean mindset...

François GAULLIER

Airbus

Head of Telecommunication satellite product line

Round table 4
Industry of the Future

 

 

François GAULLIER

After graduating from the ENSAE (Sup Aero) , François Gaullier joined the Airbus family in 1989...

Barry GELDZAHLER

NASA Headquarters

QKD

 

 

 

 

Barry GELDZAHLER

Barry Geldzahler received BA and BS degrees in Astronomy and Mathematics from the University of Illinois, and a PhD in Astronomy and Astrophysics officially from the University of Pennsylvania – unofficially from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory with about 2 years spent at the Max Planck...

Andrea GENTILI

European Commission

Deputy Head of the Unit Aviation, DG RTD

Keynote

Round table 2
Autonomous Mobility

Andrea GENTILI

Andrea Gentili is currently Deputy Head of the Unit Aviation in the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission. From 2011 to 2016, he acted as Deputy Head of the Unit "Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Biotechnologies" and he has been strongly involved in the setting up of the contractual Public-Private Partnerships within Horizon 2020...

Francesc GODIA

Head of the MELiSSA pilot plant at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Round table 8
Living in Space

 

 

 

Francesc GODIA

Full Professor of Chemical Engineering at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain) since 1991. Overall Manager of the MELiSSA Pilot Plant, an external laboratory of the European Space Agency, since 1995...

Brigitte GODARD

MEDES

Astronaut Doctor

Round table 8
Living in Space

 

 

Brigitte GODARD

General practisioner, specialist in medical biology with a master in biomedical and motion physiology in College de France, Brigitte Godard started in MEDES, the Institute of medicine and space physiology in 2005. At that time, she started the space activities by taking care of 24 healthy young female volunteers who stayed 60 days in bed...

André GONCALVES

Continental

Focus Factory Manager

Round table 4
Industry of the Future

 

 

 

André GONCALVES

Engineer graduated from l'Ecole des Mines de St Etienne, I've worked during the last 13 years within the automotive OEM market...

Xingfa GU

RAI

Executive Deputy Director of Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth

Round table 7
Climate Change

 

Xingfa GU

Erik GUTTMAN

3GPP

Chairman

Round table 5
5G

 

 

Erik GUTTMAN

Erik Guttman, employed by Samsung Electronics, has actively participated in networking and telecommunications standardization for over 20 years. He currently serves as the 3GPP Service and System Aspects Technical Specification Group Chairman...

Helene HUBY

Co-Founder & Partner at Global Space Ventures and Space Strategy Advisor at Airbus

NanoSpace

 

 

Helene HUBY

Helene has served as Airbus Defence & Space Innovation Director and grew a portfolio of over 50 new businesses ranging from space data-based services to electrical-powered stratospheric drones. Helene has played a critical role in the creation of the Airbus Group Innovation Center in Silicon Valley,...

Thanh-Long HUYNH

Quantcube

Chief Executive Officer

Keynote

Round table 1
Space Economy

 

Thanh-Long HUYNH

Thanh-Long HUYNH, CEO of QuantCube Technology, a leading start-up specialized in Artificial Intelligence to predict macro trends and financial forecasts such as real-time economic growth, political elections predictions and geopolitical risks...

Athiye JAWAD

Planet

Account Executive and Strategic Partnerships

NanoSpace

 

 

Athiye JAWAD

Athiye Jawad currently focusses on building strategic partnerships as an account executive at Planet. She’s an aerospace engineer who likes to flex her business muscle. Her passion lies in space, specifically bringing the engineering world closer to strategy,...

Erik KERSTEL

Université Grenoble Alpes

Laboratory of Interdisciplinary Physics (LIPhy)

QKD

 

Erik KERSTEL

Erik Kerstel received the M.Sc. degree in Engineering Physics cum laude from the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, and the Ph.D. degree in chemical physics from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. He is a Professor of Physics at the Laboratory of Interdisciplinary Physics,...

Tristan LAURENT

Open Cosmos

Head of Market Development

NanoSpace

 

 

Tristan LAURENT

Tristan brings several years of international experience in the aerospace & satellite industries working with operators, manufacturers, and government agencies...

Gilles LE CALVEZ

VEDECOM

Vehicule Program Director

Round table 2
Autonomous Mobility

 

 

Gilles LE CALVEZ

Engineering Degree in Electronics - Specialized in Embedded Software - 1986, ISEP - Started his professional career in the Aeronautics domain, working at SNECMA on the software development of the M88 operating software, the RAFALE aircraft engine...

Nadine LECLAIR

Groupe Renault

Senior Vice President Expert Fellow

Round table 2
Autonomous Mobility

 

 

Nadine LECLAIR

Nadine Leclair began her career at Sligos as a research engineer before joining Renault in 1984 as a CAD engineer. Her first experience in bodywork engineering was on the Safrane project in 1989, then on the Mégane 1 project...

Pascal LECOMTE

ESA

Head of Climate Office at European Space Agency

Round table 7
Climate Change

 

 

Pascal LECOMTE

Pascal studied Mathematics and Physics in Paris before moving to Brest where he completed a Diplôme D’Etude Approfondie in Oceanography physics. After working with the Orstom (former name of the IRD) in Mauritania and Senegal for one year, he joined the IFREMER that had just created the CERSAT, the French Processing and Archiving Facility dedicated to Altimetry and Scatterometry...

Jean-Yves LE GALL

CNES

President

 Opening Ceremony

 

 

Jean-Yves LE GALL

Jean-Yves LE GALL is President of the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French space agency, since 2013. In this capacity, he is Interministerial Coordinator for satellite navigation programmes and Chair of the Administrative Board of GSA, the European GNSS Agency...

Bruno LEPOIVRE

Crédit Agricole Group

Assistant director of the Agriculture and Prevention sector of Pacifica

Round table 7
Climate Change

 

Bruno LEPOIVRE

Bruno LEPOIVRE is Assistant director of the Agriculture and Prevention sector of Pacifica, the non-life insurance company of Crédit Agricole Group.
He has in responsibility the Market of agriculture and the Research and Development programs in insurance to answer the new risks in agriculture...

Gilles LEQUEUX

European Commission

 

QKD

 

Gilles LEQUEUX

Gilles Lequeux is electromechanical engineer from the Free University of Brussels and also received a Master degree of Business and Administration delivered by the European University of Paris...

Christine LEURQUIN

SES

Vice President Institutional relations

Round table 5
5G

 

Christine LEURQUIN

Christine Leurquin is VP, Institutional Relations and Communications at SES S.A. Positioning the Company at high level within the EU and other European institutions, such as European Union, EEAS, EDA, ITU, ESA, African Union, ACP Secretariat or OECD...

LIU Jianqiang

Deputy-Director of National Satellite Ocean Application Service (NSOAS), China

CFOSat Mission

 

 

LIU Jianqiang

François LOMBARD

Senior Vice President, Director of Intelligence business, Airbus Defence and Space

 

Round table 1
Space Economy

 

François LOMBARD

François Lombard leads the Intelligence business within Airbus Defence and Space, covering half a billion Euros of revenues and 1,800 employees across 5 continents, in the field of satellite imagery, geospatial services and governmental intelligence solutions...

Emmanuel LUGAGNE-DELPON

Orange Group Network

Chief Technology Officer

Round table 5
5G

Emmanuel LUGAGNE-DELPON

Since 2017 Emmanuel Lugagne Delpon is Orange group Network CTO. He joined France Telecom R & D (now Orange Labs) in 1993 as Research Engineer in semiconductor devices and quantum optics activity. In 1998 he joined the International Carrier Division...

Corinne MAILLES

TELESPAZIO

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Round table 1
Space Economy

 

Corinne MAILLES

Before joining Telespazio, Corinne MAILLES has exercised different positions in international sales in Alcatel and Thales Alenia Space : Sales Director, Telecommunications Satellites, until 2005, she then took over the Telecommunications Business Development Direction before ...

Sylvestre MAURICE

IRAP

Astrophysicist

Outreach

 

Sylvestre MAURICE

Zhanna MEDVEDEVA

ECM Space

Marketing & Sales Director

NanoSpace

Zhanna MEDVEDEVA

Zhanna Medvedeva started her career in the space industry within the structure of Roscosmos (Russia). At the beginning, Zhanna was involved in major international commercial programs between Russia and the countries of the Asian region. In 2014, Zhanna joined the Launch Division as a Project manager...

André OBREGON

Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

Technical Expert for Climate

Round table 7
Climate Change

 

 

 

André OBREGON

Viktoria OTERO DEL VAL

Thales Alenia Space

Vice President Innovation & Strategy

Round table 1
Space Economy

Viktoria OTERO DEL VAL

Viktoria OTERO DEL VAL joined Thales Alenia Space as SVP Strategy, M&A and New Business Initiatives in 2017, after 15 years in strategy and strategic marketing roles starting in consulting (McKinsey, The Boston Consulting Group) then assuming different responsibilities in the energy sector, in Canada and France (Centrica and EDF)...

Tidiane OUATTARA

Space Expert and Coordinator for GMES & Africa Programme

Round table 7
Climate Change

 

 

Tidiane OUATTARA

Dr. Tidiane Ouattara received a masters degree in physical geography from Université de Cocody-Abidjan (Côte-d’Ivoire). In 1996, Dr. Ouattara obtained a masters degree and in 2001 a PhD, both in Remote sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS) from Sherbrooke University (Canada)...

Thomas PESQUET

ESA

Astronaut

Round table 8
Living in Space

 

 

 

Thomas PESQUET

A graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (Toulouse, France), he first worked as an aerospace engineer in Spain and for the French space agency (CNES). In 2009, he was the youngest of the six Europeans selected to form the new class of ESA astronauts...

RABIN Gilles

CNES

Director of Innovation, Applications and Science

Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

RABIN Gilles

Gilles Rabin is the Director of Innovation, Applications and Science by CNES. Born in 1961, Gilles Rabin is Doctor of Economics and a graduate of the Paris II Assas French Press Institute (IFP). In 2015-2016, he was space and innovation advisor to Thierry Mandon, the French Secretary of State for higher education and research...

Alain RATIER

EUMETSAT

Chief Executive Officer

Round table 3
EO Revolution

 

 

Alain RATIER

Alain Ratier is EUMETSAT’s Director-General since 1 August 2011. Between 1996 and 2004 Mr Ratier had already been EUMETSAT’s Director of Programme Development and Deputy Director-General, guiding the development of the Meteosat Second Generation and EUMETSAT...

Frédéric ROMBAUT

Seraphim Capital

Partner

NanoSpace

 

 

 

Frédéric ROMBAUT

Frédéric is a General Partner with Seraphim Capital, the world first venture capital fund dedicated to aerospace technologies, and a seasoned deep technology venture capital investor. He’s invested $14bn in 70 companies, been seating on the board of 40 fast growth companies,...

David SALAS Y MELIA

Météo France

Responsable du Groupe de Météorologie de Grande Échelle et Climat

Keynote

Round table 7
Climate Change

 

 

David SALAS Y MELIA

David Salas y Mélia is a climate scientist working at CNRM (Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, Météo-France & CNRS). His research focuses on the role of land and sea-ice in the climate system. From 1996, he developed a model representing the evolution of Antarctic and Arctic sea-ice that results from the freezing of the ocean surface...

Bradley J. SCHNEIDER

Rocket Lab USA

Executive Vice President of UU

NanoSpace

 

 

Bradley J. SCHNEIDER

Mr. Bradley Schneider is the Executive Vice President/General Manager of USA Operations for Rocket Lab USA, Inc., a premier institute for innovative space systems with operations in the United States and New Zealand...

Véronique SEGUIN

Sodern

EVP Commerce et Marketing and sale

Round table 1
Space Economy

 

 

Véronique SEGUIN

Véronique Seguin joined Sodern in May 2016 as Executive Vice-President, Marketing, Sales & Communication. Before joining Sodern – ArianeGroup - she had been in charge of senior positions in Safran group and Arianespace...

Tiago SOARES

ESA

Clean Space Office Expert

Round table 6
Space Ecology

 

 

 

Tiago SOARES

TIAGO SOARES is a system engineer in European Space Agency’s Concurrent Design Facility. He holds a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, and specialised in Space applications in SUPAERO, Toulouse. He works in ESA Technical Centre in the Netherlands since 2008...

Lionel SUCHET

CNES

COO

Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

Lionel SUCHET

Lionel Suchet graduated from “Ecole Polytechnique” Paris (X84) and “Sup’Aero”
Toulouse. He is General in French Armament Corps...

Jean-Noël THEPAUT

ECMWF

Head, Copernicus Climate Change Service Deputy Director of Copernicus Services

Round table 7
Climate Change

Jean-Noël THEPAUT

Dr. Jean-Noël Thépaut is the Head of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) and Deputy Director of Copernicus Services at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF). C3S is a core Copernicus Service operated by ECMWF on behalf of the European Union...

TIAN Yulong

Secretary General, CNSA, China

Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

 

TIAN Yulong

Born in May of 1963, graduated from Shenyang Collage of Aeronautic Industry with Bachelor degree in 1985, and gained PhD degree from Huazhong Science and Technology University in 2006...

Rupert URSIN

IQOQI - Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Group Leader and Deputy Director

QKD

 

 

 

Rupert URSIN

Dr. Rupert Ursin is a group leader and senior scientist at the IQOQI. His main field of research is to develop quantum communication and quantum information processing technologies, mainly for free-space, but also for fibre-based systems...

Michael VALENTIN

OPEO

Associate Director

Keynote

Round table 4
Industry of the Future

 

Michael VALENTIN

Michael VALENTIN is an expert in strategy and industrial organization. He founded OPEO 6 years ago, a consulting firm specialized in operational strategy and operational excellence...

Grazia VITTADINI

AIRBUS

Chief Technology Officer

Round table 2
Autonomous Mobility

 

 

 

Grazia VITTADINI

Airbus appointed Grazia Vittadini, 48, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and join the company’s Executive Committee as of 1 May 2018. Before her appointed CTO position, Grazia Vittadini was serving as Executive Vice President of Engineering within Airbus Defence and Space...

Peter VON BALLMOOS

Professor of physics at the University of Toulouse

SVOM

 

 

 

Peter VON BALLMOOS

Peter von Ballmoos is professor of physics at the University of Toulouse. He works at the Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie and has research interests in High-Energy Astrophysics...

WEI Yiyin

CASIC (China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation)

 Vice president

NanoSpace

 

 

WEI Yiyin

He started his career in August 1984 and was admitted to the Command Party of China in December 1995. He is a researcher with a Doctor of Engineering degree in control science and engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology and an M.S. degree in aircraft navigation and control system...

Eric WILLE

ESA /ESTEC Optics Section European Space Agency

QKD

 

 

 

Eric WILLE

Eric Wille has been working as an optical system engineer for the European Space Agency since 2009. During his academic career in Darmstadt (DE), Lausanne (CH) and Innsbruck (AU), he has worked in the fields of nonlinear dynamics, semiconductor diode lasers and quantum optics...

WORNER Jan

European Space Agency

Director General

Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

WORNER Jan

Jan Wörner was born in Kassel, Germany, in 1954. He studied civil engineering at the Technical University (TU) Berlin and TU Darmstadt, from where he graduated in 1985. In 1990 he returned to TU Darmstadt, where he was appointed as a professor of Civil Engineering and took over as Head of the Test and Research Institute...

XIE Beizhen

Beihang University

Associate Professor

Round table 8
Living in Space

 

 

 

XIE Beizhen

Xie Beizhen, PhD, Associate professor, School of biological Science and Medical Engineering, Beihang University, China. Dr. Xie is the assistant of Prof. Liu Hong, who is the chief scientist and general designer of Chinese first ground-based large-scale integrated experimental system of BLSS - the Lunar Palace 1...

Yu Qi

China National Space Administration (CNSA)

Deputy Director General,

Chinese Space Programme presentation

 

 

 

Yu Qi

Born in October of 1965, graduated from University of Science and Technology of China with Bachelor degree in 1989. She worked in China Academy of Science, Institute of Remote Sensing Application as an associate professor and started working in CNSA since 2010, serving as the Deputy Director-General of Earth Observation System and Data Center...

Moderators

Marion AUBAULT

CNES

Radionavigation engineer

GNSS Day

 

 

Marion AUBAULT

Marion Aubault-Roudier is a Radionavigation engineer in the navigation/location signals department at CNES, the French Space Agency, where she is involved in the optimization of GNSS signals...

Stefan BARENSKY

Aerospatium, Co-founder & Editor

Nanospace

 

 

Stefan BARENSKY

Pierre CASENOVE

CNES

 Software engineer

GNSS Day

 

 

Pierre CASENOVE

Pierre Casenove is a software engineer in the GNSS performance department at CNES, the French Space Agency, where he is in charge of the CNES monitoring platform development and operations...

Paul DE BREM

Journalist

 

 

 

 

Paul DE BREM

Paul de Brem hosts scientific, technical and entrepreneurship events. For 15 years he has hosted more than 500 symposiums and debates for various clients such as...

Jean-Jacques DORDAIN

Former Director General of the European Space Agency ( 2003-2015)​

Nanospace

 

 

Jean-Jacques DORDAIN

Jean-Jacques Dordain former Director General of the European Space Agency (2003-2015).  He Joined ESA in 1986 and was appointed...

Claire JOLLY

Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OCDE, France

 

 

 

Claire JOLLY

Claire Jolly is Manager / Head of Unit in the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organisation based in Paris...

Jean-Luc ISSLER

CNES

QKD

 

 

 

Jean-Luc ISSLER

Jean-Luc Issler is engineer from ESEO, Sup’Telecom, and hold a Master-2 in Applied Mathematics from UPS. He joined CNES in 1990. He was responsible for numerous developments of spaceborne RF equipments for big, micro, nano satellites, and big constellations...

Gilles MOURY

CNES

QKD

 

 

 

Gilles MOURY

Gilles MOURY is diplomed engineer from Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE (Supaéro). He joined Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) in 1985. He was responsible for the development of numerous on board equipments in the field of TM/TC and data handling...

Xavier PASCO

Director of the Foundation for Strategic Research

Xavier PASCO

Since October 2016, Dr. Xavier Pasco (Doct. In Pol.Sc- Univ. of Paris-Sorbonne) is Director of the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS – Foundation for Strategic Research), an independent think-tank based in Paris. Before that, Dr. Pasco has been Senior Research Fellow, in charge of the space, high technology and security-related studies...

Sophie VOINIS

Journalist

 

 

Sophie VOINIS

Sophie VOINIS is a journalist & mediator. She studied in Boston, Emerson college, in the US where she graduated in journalism and Communication in 2001...