Programme

Be inspired by world-class speakers. The conference programme is a key show feature at Space-Comm Expo. Running alongside the exhibition over both days, dedicated theatres will be the focus of topical debate, product-led showcase, and collaboration on hot topics and technology that is shaping industry.

    7th July 2021

    09:40-10:10

    Small Sats Theatre

    Space-Rated Active Optical Cables - Rugged solutions to meet the future of space exploration

    The presentation covers ground-breaking technology of space-rated optical fibre with high date rates, light weight and extended reach.

    Speaker

    Luca Rozzoni, Business Development Manager at AirBorn International Ltd

    7th July 2021

    10:00-10:45

    Demo Lab

    High Throughput, High Reliability, High Availability – SpaceFibre Spacecraft On-board Network Technology

    Overview of SpaceFibre onboard networking, demoing deterministic control traffic and multi-Gbit/s data on a single link.

    Speaker

    Stuart Mills, Chief Executive Officer at STAR-Dundee

    7th July 2021

    10:20-10:50

    Small Sats Theatre

    Getting Cyber Right in New Space

    Protecting New Space data, techniques and control systems is nationally importance, but some New Space companies may not have the capacity or capability to prioritise cybersecurity. This session aims to explore some of the issues and offer potential solutions.

    Speaker

    Mark Roberts, Director, Defence & Security at RHEA Group

    7th July 2021

    10:20-10:25

    Downstream Theatre

    Opening Address: Geospatial Insight for the Maritime Sector

    Speaker

    Andy Bennett, Space Knowledge Transfer Manager at KTN

    7th July 2021

    11:00-11:30

    Small Sats Theatre

    Commercialization of the Space Ecosystem – It’s Not Rocket Science

    The need for increased affordability in space access ensures everyone can benefit from the commercial space ecosystem.

    Speaker

    Carol Craig, Founder & CEO at Craig Technologies

    7th July 2021

    11:40-12:10

    Small Sats Theatre

    EEE Interconnect technologies for conventional and new space applications

    Axon’ outlines a range of innovative wire, connector and interconnect solutions to meet the varied challenges of both conventional and new space applications.

    Speaker

    Nigel Kellett, Business Development Manager at Axon’ Cable Ltd

    7th July 2021

    13:30-14:00

    Small Sats Theatre

    Northrop Grumman - Seminar Details TBC

    Speaker

    David Pile, Regional Director UK, Europe & MENA at Northrop Grumman Space

    7th July 2021

    13:30-14:15

    Demo Lab

    Accessing Space with your Face. Facial Recognition Technology and How it could Benefit your Business in a Post Pandemic World

    Touchbyte will showcase their Facial Recognition solution, FACENTRY, replacing fingerprints and keypads. A much needed solution in a post pandemic world.

    Speaker

    Jeremy Sneller, CEO at Touchbyte

    7th July 2021

    14:00-14:25

    Keynote Theatre

    Keynote Address


    Speaker

    Will Whitehorn, President at UKspace

    7th July 2021

    14:10-14:40

    Small Sats Theatre

    Lockheed Martin - Seminar Details TBC

    7th July 2021

    14:50-15:20

    Small Sats Theatre

    The Globe’s Digital Twin: How Advances in Satellite Image Processing Enable High-Accuracy 3D Intelligence at Scale

    Learn how terrain data and AI are transforming the mission planning, rehearsal and simulation environments for defence and intelligence agencies.

    Speaker

    Alex Gow, Sales Manager at Maxar Technologies

    7th July 2021

    15:30-16:00

    Small Sats Theatre

    Trisept - Seminar Details TBC

    7th July 2021

    16:10-16:40

    Small Sats Theatre

    AGI - Seminar Details TBC

    8th July 2021

    11:00-11:30

    Small Sats Theatre

    Additive Manufacturing Influence on the Small Satellite Market

    The influence and impact of utilizing additive manufacturing technologies in the Small Satellite Market.

    Speaker

    Carol Craig, Founder & CEO at Craig Technologies

    8th July 2021

    11:40-12:10

    Small Sats Theatre

    Growing Rocket Engines

    How do we create reliable rocket engines for smallsat launchers?

    Speaker

    Halvor B. Veiby, CEO at Solstorm Rocket Propulsion