You are warmly invited to attend the Launch Event for the London Space Innovation Centre based in the School of Science & Technology at City, University of London.
The Centre acts as a hub for coordinating and promoting multidisciplinary research, education, and enterprise projects in space-related fields. It also facilitates collaboration between academia, industry, and the public sector with a focus on connecting the space sector in London with other sectors and industries.
13:00 – 13:05 Introduction to Event by Ehsan Razavizadeh - Managing Director of London Space Innovation Centre and Event Host
13:05 – 13:15 Keynote address by the Rt. Hon Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman William Russell and the Rector of City, University of London
13:15 – 13:25 Keynote address by Professor Sir Paul Curran – President of City, University of London
13:25 – 13:35 Keynote address by Dr Graham Turnock - CEO of UK Space Agency
13:35 – 13:45 Keynote address by Professor Rajkumar Roy – Dean of School of Science & Technology – City, University of London
13:45 – 13:55 Keynote address by Nick Shave – Chair of UKspace
13:55 - 14:05 Keynote address by Professor Abdulnaser Sayma – Director of London Space Innovation Centre and Head of Engineering Department - School of Science & Technology – City, University of London
14:05 – 14:15 Keynote address by Stuart Martin - CEO of the Satellite Applications Catapult
14:15 – 14:25 Keynote address by Richard Franklin - Managing Director of Airbus Defence and Space in the UK
14:25 – 14:35 Keynote address by Professor Nabil Aouf – Director of London Space Innovation Centre and Director of Systems, Autonomy and Control Centre - School of Science & Technology – City, University of London
14:35 – 14:45 Keynote address by Dr.Ir. Samir Bennani – Senior Advisor of GNC, AOCS & Pointing Division - Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality – European Space Agency
14:45 – 14:55 Keynote address by Peter Hadinger - Chief Technology Officer of Inmarsat
14:55 – 15:05 Keynote address by Cornelius Dennehy – NASA Technical Fellow for GN&C, NASA Engineering and Safety Centre - Goddard Space Flight Centre
15:05 – 15:10 Keynote address by Professor Charles Baden-Fuller, Leader of Strategy Group – The Business School, City University of London
15:10 – 15:30 Panel discussion – Interdisciplinary approach for space sector
- Chair: Professor David Stupples - Electronic & Radio Engineering
- Professor Richard Ashcroft - Deputy Dean of City Law School
- Dr James Endicott - Academic Liaison Lead, Space Academic Network
- Dr Lorna Ryan – Research Manager, School of Arts and Social Sciences
- Ralph Wilkins - Innovation Partner for London, Defence and Security Accelerator
- Professor Michael Tamvakis, Commodity Economics and Finance, The Business School, City University of London
15:30 Concluding remarks by Professor Rajkumar Roy – Dean of School of Science & Technology – City, University of London.