12
Oct

Space Innovation Forum

The next frontier 

THE SPACE SECTOR IN NORRBOTTEN TOMORROW AND BEYOND

We look forward to hearing speakers from ESA, EU, the Swedish National Space Agency and The Swedish Armed Forces. Other highlights include panel discussions and networking opportunities with business leaders, academia, public sector and students as well as a visit and presentation of Space Campus.

Registration

The event is fully booked

When and where?

Scandic Kiruna 12 Oct – 13 October

Who is this for?

Space Innovation Forum welcomes stakeholders from all levels and sectors; from students to senior space experts, faculty, investors, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, students and community builders.

What take-aways to expect?

  • Commersialization and entrepreneurship learnings from the European Space Agency and the EU Cassini initiative.
  • An insight into important Swedish issues at the forthcoming ESA ministerial meeting presented by the Swedish National Space Agency
  • Expand your insights into the impact of security and geodefence on the space sector in Norrbotten, today and tomorrow.
  • Exchange and contribute with your own ideas towards Norrbotten’s future as a space region.
  • Grow your professional network with talented and forward-thinking individuals and organisations.

Accommodation and getting to Kiruna

Space Innovation Forum is held at Scandic Kiruna. There are several local hotel options, but please be advised to book early.

Programme

DAY 1 PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS, EXHIBITION AND DINNER

14:00 Check in, coffee and mingle

15.00 Welcome
Jonas Ekman, Luleå University of Technology
Johanna Bergström-Roos, LTU Business

15:20 RIT Project updates and upcoming opportunities
Luleå University of Technology, LTU Business, ESA BIC/ Arctic Business

16:50 Sweden in space
Anna Rathsman, General Director, Swedish National Space Agency

17:20 Exhibition showcase and mingle

19:30 Dinner 

DAY 2 TREND WATCH, PANEL, WORKSHOP

09.00 Welcome
Johanna Bergström-Roos, LTU Business

09:05 The commercialization of ESA
Luca Del Monte, Head of Commercialization Department, ESA

09:35 EU Cassini Space entrepreneurship initiative
Tomas Jonsson, Cassini team leader, Director General DEFIS, EU

10:05 Swedens defence programme for space
Ella Carlsson, head of space activities at the Swedish Airforc

10.35 Coffee and networking

11:05 Space Capacity Building
Åsa Johansson, Swedish Space Corporation and Jonas Hjelm, LTU Business

11:30 Panel
Participating: 
Luca Del Monte, ESA
Tomas Jonsson, DEFIS, EU
Ella Carlsson, Swedish Airforc
Linda Lyckman, SSC
Olle Norberg, IRF

12:15 Lunch

13:00 Workshop: How to leverage our space region?

14:45 Conclusion Axel Steuwer, Director Designate, EISCAT

15:00 Wrap-up and break before site visit to Space Campus

15:20 Bus departs from Scandic Kiruna

15:45 Women in space network presentation

16:45 Guided tour at Space Campus

17:30 End