The European Space Week is a relevant conference dedicated to the European space programmes, aiming to connect business, policy-makers, international experts and space application user communities. It will take place in Marseille, France, on 3-6 December 2018. Enrique Dominguez from GMV and Emmanuel Stawiarski from Renault will represent ESCAPE at the round tables focused on Autonomous Driving applications. The agenda is available at this link.

From the GSA website:

At the European Space Week plenary session, participants will learn more about the state of the art of Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus, with input from keynote speakers and high-level officials, including Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Elżbieta Bieńkowska, GSA Executive Director Carlo des Dorides, French Space Agency (CNES) President Jean-Yves Le Gall and many more.

Parallel sessions dedicated to Smart Cities, Sustainable Land Management, Interconnectivity, Marine and Maritime, Infrastructure Management, Security and Defence will examine how European businesses, entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized companies can harness the power of space technology to build the innovative applications and services needed in these areas.

EU Space Week highlights

  • 2nd European GNSS User Consultation Platform
  • Copernicus and European GNSS accelerators
  • Plenary session with addresses by Commissioner Bieńkowska, GSA Executive Director Carlo des Dorides and French Space Agency (CNES) President Jean-Yves Le Gall
  • A round table of business leaders offering insight on how space makes a real difference
  • EU Space Programme: Performance and Service Delivery Overview Session
  • Parallel sessions on Smart Cities, Sustainable Land Management, Interconnectivity, Marine and Maritime, Infrastructure Management, Security and Defence
  • 2018 ‘Space Oscars’ – the annual Galileo and Copernicus Masters gala award ceremony
  • Latest information on EU R&D funding opportunities and recent technology achievements

European Space Week 2018 will be an opportunity to learn about the current status of the EU space programmes and to connect with more than 1,500 attendees from across Europe and beyond.

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