25 - 27 September, 2018 | Sheraton Parco de' Medici Rome Hotel, Rome, Italy

Space Focus Day

9:30 am - 10:30 am Registration & Welcome Breakfast

10:30 am - 10:35 am Defence IQ Welcome Remarks

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Rear Admiral Paul Becker (Ret)

Former Director for Intelligence (J2)
Joint Chiefs of Staff (2013-2016)

10:45 am - 10:50 am Four Star Lead Partner Welcome Address


10:50 am - 11:30 am A Future in Space Technology for the Maritime Domain

Professor Roberto Battiston - President Italian Space Agency
•    Italy’s contribution to human spaceflight and in international space cooperation
•    Developments in space technology, such as nanosatellites and data analysis systems and their impact on maritime defence and security

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Professor Roberto Battiston

President
Italian Space Agency

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Delivering Independent, Global, Precise, Commercial Activity-Based Intelligence Data

Air Commodore Peter Round (Ret) - Chairman Kleos Space
•    Kleos: A start-up that’s not a start-up and a space company that’s not about space.
•    What: Data from Low Earth Orbit
•    Who: Who wants the data?
•    How: Space!
•    New-Space: How Kleos will exploit this limitless opportunity

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Air Commodore Peter Round (Ret)

Chairman
Kleos Space

•    NASA’s work with the OSD in supporting their space S&T strategy
•    Current partnerships and investment
•    Major technological challenges faced today


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Joseph Casas

S&T Small Missions and DoD Formulation Manager, Partnerships and Formulation Office and Manager, OSD JCTD Arctic Collaborative Environment (ACE) S&T
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm Lunch & Networking

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm Romanian Navy ISR Capabilities: Future Isr Development Opportunities Using Satellite Communications

Colonel Adrian Brinza - Commander, Radio-Electronic Brigade Romanian Navy
•    The role and strategic objective of the ROU Navy Radio-Electronic Brigade
•    ISR capabilities of the Romanian Navy
•    Satellite communications to support Romanian Navy operations – challenges, opportunities

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Colonel Adrian Brinza

Commander, Radio-Electronic Brigade
Romanian Navy

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm Innovative ISR Air Systems For Manned And Unmanned Domains

Cristina Massarenti - Divisional Marketing - Airborne And Space Dvision Leonardo
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Cristina Massarenti

Divisional Marketing - Airborne And Space Dvision
Leonardo

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm NATO Atlantic Command – Next Steps For Maritime Intelligence Exploitation

•    The purpose and objective of the new NATO Atlantic Command
•    Data exploitation and dissemination technologies – the challenges for NATO
•    Geospatially enabled maritime ISR

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Afternoon Tea

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm Commercial Space & Ubiquitous ISR

Professor Guy Thomas - Director C-SIGMA
•    Maximizing the use of available commercial satellites sensors
•    Integrating data/products from RADAR, Electro-optical, AIS, & RF monitoring satellites
•    Partner engagement to improve access to family of space systems

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Professor Guy Thomas

Director
C-SIGMA

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm Reserved for LightSpace Technologies



4:40 pm - 5:10 pm Commercial Space Innovation In The European Union

Emilien Watelet - Chairman, Aeronautics, Space & Dual-Technologies Enterprise Europe Network
•    Current state of commercial space in the EU
•    SME contribution to government space procurement
•    Role of the EEN

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Emilien Watelet

Chairman, Aeronautics, Space & Dual-Technologies
Enterprise Europe Network

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm Reception