UK Space Conference 2019

UK Space Conference 2019

Telespazio VEGA sponsored and exhibited at UK Space Conference 2019, as well as contributed to the conference programme across the three days. We also ran several showcase demonstrations on our stand (A14) during the event.

We welcomed visitors and showcased our innovative services in space operations and geospatial data applications relating to Earth Observation and Satellite Navigation & Communications.

Contributing to the conference programme

Tuesday 24 Sept: 8.30-9am
Satellite Data in Action
Featuring Michael Lawrence as panelist
This session focused on innovative services that utilise Earth Observation data.

Tuesday 24 Sept: 2.50-3.30pm
Future commercialisation of space-based PNT systems
By Geraint Cooksley 
This session concentrated on the future of space-based position, navigation and timing (PNT) systems, considering applications such as autonomous vehicles and remote monitoring of critical infrastructure.

Wednesday 25 Sept: 3.30-4pm
Poster session: Launch of the SMOS Pi-MEP Salinity operational platform
By Fay Done

Wednesday 25 Sept: 4-5pm
Growing our future sector
Featuring Michael Lawrence as panelist
This session focused on some of the successful outcomes of programmes that have been initiated to develop local space clusters and communities, showcasing opportunities for SMEs and inspiring others to grow their own space clusters.

Thursday 26 September: 12.20-1pm
Data Quality – why bother?
By Richard Lowe
The UK is a world leader on data quality and assurance in many sectors and this also applies to satellite data. This session explored the topic through presentations on quality assurance of Earth observation products, data standards and machine learning applied to quality assurance.

Showcase Demonstrations

Tuesday 24 September

Climate Data Store (CDS)
Expert on hand: Geoff Busswell

Ease QC
Expert on hand: Geoff Busswell
12.40pm-2pm / 3.30pm-4.10pm

Wednesday 25 September

Smart Eyes on the Sea (SEonSE)
Expert on hand: Geraint Cooksley
10.30am-11am / 12.30pm-2pm / 3.30pm-4pm

Thursday 26 September

Climate Data Store (CDS)
Experts on hand: Richard Lowe / Geoff Busswell
10.50am-11.30am / 1pm-1.50pm

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