EISC Workshop

14 May 2012

Collegium Maius at the Jagiellonian University Museum, Cracow, Poland

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Arrival of the participants


Dinner at Chimera Restaurant, 3 Sw. Anny Str., 31-008 Cracow

Hosted by Mr Boguslaw Wontor, Chairman of the Polish Parliamentary Space Group


Monday, 14 May 2012: EISC Workshop Day


Departure from the Sheraton hotel

09:15 - 10:00

Welcome MP Jerzy Wenderlich, Deputy Speaker of the House


Theme – Space and Sustainability

Bogusław Wontor, MP, Chairman of EISC

Grazyna Henclewska, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economy

Marek Banaszkiewicz, Director of the Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Science

10:00 - 10:15

Coffee Break

10:15- 10:35

Holistic approach for the space sector

Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Head of Policies Department, ESA

European space policy in support of sustainable development in Europe

Antoine Kopp, DG Enterprise, European Commission

10:35– 12:15

Space as a tool for sustainability on Earth

(10 min presentation followed by Q&A by participating EISC Members) moderated by Bogusław Wontor

Galileo in support of sustainable development
Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director, European GNSS Agency

EUMETSAT-ESA cooperation for sustainable development
Paul Counet, Head of strategy and International Relations, EUMETSAT

GMES in support of sustainable development
Josef Aschbacher, Head of GMES Space Office, ESA

Satellite Communications in support of sustainable development
Aarti Holla-Maini, Secretary General, ESOA

The European Space Industry: delivering tools for global sustainability
Olivier Lemaître, Head Brussels Office, ASD-Eurospace

Geoinformation applications and Services in support to flood and environmental protection
Andrea Bellini, International Sales, Head of EMEA, Russia and Asia, Telespazio


Summary and Reflections by MP Bogusław Wontor, Chairman of the Group

12:30- 14:00

Lunch and guided tour in the Collegium

14:00 - 15:00

Conducting space activities in a sustainable way

(10 min presentation followed by Q&A by participating EISC Members) moderated by Zbigniew Klos

Managing our Environment Responsibly

Boguslaw Liberadzki, Member of European Parliament

Space Situation Awareness from Integrated European Perspective

Giuliano Barbolani, Liaison Officer, ESA Bruxelles Office

BRIDGES: FP7 project in support of a sustainable development of GMES security governance.

Denis Bruckert, Head GMES Unit,
European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC)

EU Directives and regulations dealing with hazardous goods in space activities

Ludovic Dariol, REACH Officer, Astrium

Space debris as a threat to sustainable development on Earth

Agata Jozwicka, R&T Manager, Astri Polska

Towards sustainable Marine & Coastal space based services in support of European Water Quality legislation

Freddy Geyer, coordinator for New Member States, ThalesAleniaSpace

15:00 - 15:30

National development initiatives on space and sustainability

(presentations from national Parliaments and national space agencies on their activities) moderated by Jakub Ryzenko


15:30 - 16:30

Round table with speakers and Jerzy Wenderlich

Review of the Results of the Workshop

- Development and activities since the last EISC Conference in October

- Review of the results of workshop

- Preparation of the October conference

- Issues related to further development of EISC

Conclusions and Perspectives for the October EISC Conference by MP Bogusław Wontor

Official Closing of EISC Workshop


Departure to Salt Mine Wieliczka

20:00 - 22:00

Dinner in Salt Mine

Hosted by Mr Jerzy Wenderlich, Deputy Marshal of the Sejm (Deputy Speaker of the House)

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

10:00 - 12:00

- Guided tour in the Cracow Old Town