You are warmly invited to attend the Launch Event for the London Space Innovation Centre based in the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering 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 Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering – 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 Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering – 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 Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering – 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 Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering – City, University of London.