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Priorities for developing the UK space sector – infrastructure, regulation, innovation and collaboration

12th March 2015

eight great technologies commitment. The discussion is also timed to assess next steps for Government’s Space Growth Action Plan, and what more Government can do to provide a competitive regulatory environment, develop space capabilities and facilitate international collaboration. Delegates – including policymakers and key stakeholders from across industry and the scientific community – will discuss further ways to encourage growth in the UK sector including improving access to finance, business management tools, skills training, and mentoring, as well as latest thinking on the cross-sector application of space technologies, particularly the development, commercialisation and exploitation of satellite data. Dr David Parker, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency and Magali Vaissiere, Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications and Head of European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications, European Space Agency have kindly agreed to deliver keynote addresses at this seminar. Phil Evans, Government Services Director, Met Office; Colin Hicks, President, Eurisy; Stuart Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult; Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice Chancellor, University of Strathclyde and Member, Scottish Science Advisory Committee; Professor Sa’id Mosteshar, Director, London Institute of Space Policy and Law and Member, Space Leadership Council; David Osmond, Director, Redfoot Technologies and Dr Matt Perkins, Chief Executive Officer, Surrey Satellite Technology and Chair, UKSpace and David Wade, Space Underwriter, Atrium Space Insurance Consortium have also agreed to speak, together with speakers confirmed from the Civil Aviation Authority and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership. To book your place, and for the latest agenda, please visit]]>


12th March 2015
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