PROGRAMME

 17th EISC - Workshop

23 - 24 March 2015

Madrid, Spain

 

Invitation Letter for the workshop (English Version / Spanish Version)

Background Information to the Workshop


Monday 23 March 2015
 

14.00 - 15.00
Registration at the Congreso de los Diputados 
15.00 - 15.20
Welcome speeches by:
15.20 - 16.20
1st SESSION: The View of European Organisations
European Strategy in Space, running activities and plans for the future. The roles of European organizations and member states. 
Speakers (15’ each):
  • Philippe BRUNET, Director of Aerospace, Maritime, Security and Defence Industries, European Commission
  • Giuseppe MORSILLO, Director for Finance, Controlling and Information Technology, European Space Agency
  • Paul COUNET, Head of Strategy and International Relations, Eumetsat

Moderator: Ovidio SÁNCHEZ, Chairperson of the Space Parliamentary Group

Q&A - Wrap up

16.20 - 16.40
Coffee Break

16.40 - 18.00
2nd SESSION: National Perspective
The view of each member state about the current and future role of European organizations in space and the space strategy followed at national level.
Speakers (10’ per speaker):

Moderator: Félix LAVILLA, Member of the Economy and Competitiveness Committee

Q&A - Wrap up

18.30 - 19.30        
Cultural Visit to Reina Sofia Museum

20.30
Dinner at Restaurant Paradis


Tuesday 24 March 2015

9.30 - 11.00                                         3rd SESSION: Industrial Policy for Growth and Competitiveness 
An Industrial policy is essential to shape the future of European industry. The purpose of the session is to review the current industrial policy used in each organization, assess the main results achieved and how this policy has helped in the development of a distributed space industry throughout Europe. 
Speakers (15’ each):
  • Geraldine NAJA, Head of Industrial Policy and Auditing Department, European Space Agency
  • Iulia SIMION, Policy Officer, Policy and Space Research Unit, European Commission
  • Jean-Jacques TORTORA, Secretary General, ASD
  • Jorge POTTI, President, TEDAE-Proespacio

Moderator: Inmaculada RIERA, Member of the Economy and Competitiveness Committee

Q&A - Wrap up

11.00 – 11.30
Coffee Break

11.30 - 13.00 4th SESSION: Data Policy
Data policy is an essential element in the development of services based on space systems. The purpose of the session is to have an overview of the different data policies currently managed in European programmes and current on-going discussions on the following matters:
  • Free of charge data provided by public institution vs. commercial providers
  • European legislation on data security checks for EO systems

Speakers (10’ each):

Moderator: Mr. Alejandro FERNÁNDEZ, Member of the Economy and Competitiveness Committee

Q&A - Wrap up

13.00 - 13.45
Transfer to Spanish Space Facilities, where lunch was offered by Astrium Defense and Space 
 
13.45 - 16.30 Visit of Spanish Space Facilities, where lunch was offered by Astrium Defense and Space 

16.30 - 17.00 Direct Transfer from ADS to Madrid-Barajas Airport