PROGRAMME

 EISC Workshop

25 March 2013

Euro Space Center in Transinne and ESA Redu Centre, Belgium

 

Invitation Letter for the workshop

General Information on the workshop

 

Sunday 24 March 2013

18:30 Registration
Federal Parliament, Rue de la Loi - Place de la Nation 1, 1000 Brussels
 19:00  Dinner in the Reception Rooms of the President of the Senate
Hosted by Dominique Tilmans, Chair of the Belgian Space Working Group and Chair of the 15th EISC
 

                  

Monday 25 March 2013 – EISC Workshop Day

 

7:30 Registration
8:00  Departure from the Belgium Senate to Transinne
10:00 -10:30 Introduction

Opening address by Senator Dominique TILMANS

Chair of the Belgian Space Working Group and Chair of the 15th EISC

Address by Mr. Philippe COURARD

Deputy Minister of Science Policy of Belgium

Address by Mr. Bernard CAPRASSE

Governor of the Province of Luxembourg

10:30 –11:20 Designing, developing and operating small, micro, nano satellites and CubeSats : hands-on experience for aerospace engineering students.

Presentations of key note speakers by Senator Cécile THIBAUT, Member of the Belgian Space Working Group

ESEO European Student Earth Orbiter: ESA’s Educational Microsatellite Program - video
Prof. Paolo TORTORA, University of Bologna (Italy), coordinator of ESEO

QB50 An International network of CubeSats for scientific research and technology demonstration
Mr. Jean MUYLAERT, Director of Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, on QB 50

Small satellites: Operational solutions are readily available
Frank PREUD’HOMME, Commercial Director Qinetiq Space

PROBA V Instruments Calibration and Tests
Mr. Thierry CHANTRAINE, Centre Spatial de Liège on Small Missions

11:20 –12.50 General debate moderated by Senator Ludo SANNEN
Chair of the Economic and Finance Committee of the Senate
12:50 – 13:00 Conclusions by Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe SCHROGL
Head of the ESA Policies Department, ESA
13:00 Launch of YouSpace LinkedIn Young Space Professionals Network
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
Walking lunch in the Euro Space Center’s Rotunda hosted by IDELUX (Economic Development Agency of the Province of Luxembourg)

Welcoming address by Mr. Georges COTTIN
Secretary General of IDELUX

Welcoming address by Mr. Jean-Marcel THOMAS
Director of Euro Space Center

CubeSats presentations by students

Space entertainment offered by Euro Space Center

14:30 Departure by bus to ESA Redu Centre
15:00 – 18:00 Presentation of ESA Redu Centre by Mr. Daniele GALARDINI
Head of Redu Centre

Visit of ESA Redu Centre

Reception and closing address by Mrs. Dominique TILMANS

Chair of the Belgian Space Working Group and Chair of the 15th EISC

 20:00 Closing address by Dominique Tilmans
Chair of the Belgian Space Working Group and Chair of the 15th EISC
Peristyle Hall of the Federal Parliament