INTRODUCTORY PLENARY

Space Solutions for Business


  Wednesday, 1 June 2016        09:00 - 11:00        Room: Mississippi


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Description
Business leaders discuss how today's Satellite Navigation and Earth Observation information is creating opportunities for game-changing growth.


Programme
Introduction and welcome
Carlo des Dorides
Executive Director, European GNSS Agency (GSA)
Keynote speech
Dirk Smit
Vice President Exploration Technology & Chief Scientist Geophysics, Shell
Roundtable: Space-powered businesses discuss how they are addressing today's challenges and preparing for tomorrow's opportunities
Moderated by Andreas Veispak, Head of Space Data for Societal Challenges and Growth Unit, European Commission
Panelists:
Carlo Bagnoli
Director, Infotainment BU System & Applications, ST Microelectronics
Craig Burchell
Vice President EU Government Relations, Xerox
Robbert Mica
Business Developer, Vandersat
Dr Eduardo Dias
R&D Coordinator, Geodan
Keynote speech
Robbie Schingler
CEO, Planet Labs
Closing remarks
Matthias Petschke
Director of the EU Satellite Navigation Programmes, DG GROW, European Commission