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Virtual 2050 Innovation Hub – Byte Size: Space Technology

12th May 2020; 14:00-15:30

Join us for our next virtual “byte size” online innovation event which is a webinar on Space Technology

We would be delighted if you could join us for a review of Space Technology and its applications in the wider business sector.

Hosted by Jo North, Technology and Transformation Director, The Port of Tyne will be joined by Sean McCarthy, Head of Market Intelligence at Satellite Applications Catapult and John Bone, Chief Commercial Officer at RHEA Group

About the Speakers:

Sean McCarthy is responsible for coordinating the Market Intelligence and Maritime programmes of the Satellite Applications Catapult.  The Catapult programmes include developing a Maritime Situational Awareness demonstration facility combining data from vessel AIS, satellite Earth Observation sources and other diverse forms of maritime information.  In addition Sean is working with industry to demonstrate the effectiveness and potential of seamlessly joining SatComs with other forms of communications, especially for transport and mobile use.

Prior to the Catapult, Sean was in the Geospatial Intelligence team at QinetiQ, integrating satellite data and other forms of information for use in environmental and transport applications.  Sean has a degree in Biology and Geography and has an interest in energy efficiency solutions and environmental monitoring by terrestrial and space based sensors.

John Bone is Chief Commercial Officer of RHEA Group, a global business which has a heritage rooted in space missions and producing bespoke engineering solutions, system development and security services that apply to our everyday lives.

He has 14 years’ experience in the space sector having held senior Director level positions in other global organisations such as Telespazio VEGA and CGI Space. John is also Chair of the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence.

To register for the event click here

We will host the session on Zoom, so, once you’ve registered through Eventbrite, you’ll just need to click on the link we’ll send you to join us.

Elaine Scott
Centre Manager
Elaine is the innovation lead at Business Durham.