Regional Networking Event

Date: 9-10 May 2018

Location: College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Road, Leicester, LE2 3UF (Sat Nav – LE2 3TQ)

 

The Satellite Applications Catapult Regional Networking Event brings together our Knowledge Exchange partners from across the UK every six months. Our East Midlands Centre of Excellence will be hosting the next event in May 2018. During the event, our Regional Centres Advisory Board will meet to review the progress of the Centres of Excellence.

Agenda

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Day One

12:30 – 13:30 Arrival, Registration and Lunch

13:30 – 13:50 Welcome and Introduction Catapult Update – Sam Adlen, Chief Strategy Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult

13:50 – 14:10 Space Park Leicester – Professor Martin Barstow Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Strategic Science Projects Director, Leicester Institute of Space and Earth Observation

14:10 – 14:30 Innovate UK Regional Programme – Julian Bowrey, Innovate UK Regional Manager East Midlands

14:30 – 14:50 UK Space Agency Updates – Colin Baldwin, Head of Local Growth Strategy, UK Space Agency

14:50 – 15:10 Support for Inward Investment and Boosting UK Space Exports – Julian Mann, Head of Space Sector, Department for International Trade

15:10 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00 Centres of Excellence and Knowledge Exchange Fellows Case Studies

17:00 –17:20 ESA Business Applications and Ambassadors – Ian Downey, UK Ambassador ESA Business Applications

17:20 – 17:45 Regional Initiatives at the Catapult – John Vesey, Head of Government Services, Satellite Applications Catapult

17.45 –18.00 Feedback from RCAB – Colin Baldwin, Chair, Regional Centres Advisory Board and Wrap up and Close of Day 1 – Nafeesa Dajda, Head of Partnerships and Engagement, Satellite Applications Catapult

19.00 – 19:30 Networking Drinks

19:30 Networking Dinner

 

Day Two

09.00 Welcome and Introduction – Nafeesa Dajda, Head of Partnerships and Engagement, Satellite Applications Catapult

09.05 – 09.30 Space Sector Deal – Robert Waters, Head of Industrial Strategy, UK Space Agency

09.30 –11.00 Challenge Workshop – How to realise the sector deal opportunities

11.00 – 11.20 Coffee Break

11.20 – 11.40 Update on the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund – Sam Adlen, Chief Strategy Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult

11.40 – 11.40 Discussion

12.00 Wrap up and Close of Day 2 – Nafeesa Dajda, Head of Partnerships and Engagement, Satellite Applications Catapult

12:30 Lunch

 

Please contact marketing@sa.catapult.org.uk for more information.

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