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9:05 Keynote Address: Mario Grotz, Director General for Research, Intellectual Property and New Technologies (Luxembourg Ministry of Economy and foreign Trade)

9:20 Keynote Address: Empowering Governments to Enter the Cloud-Scale Era, Steve Collar, President and CEO (SES)

9:35 Keynote Address: EU GOVSATCOM: a new kind of EU space initiative, Dr Tomasz Husak, Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska (European Commission – Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs). See the presentation here!

9:50 Keynote Address: GovSatCom solution in Luxembourg, developments and updates, Patrick Biewer, CEO (GovSat)

Moderation by Gerard Donelan, VP Defence & Security (SES Networks)

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Updates from key European Institutions:

  • Marc Serres, CEO of the Luxembourg Space Agency
  • Magali Vaissiere, Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, ESA See the presentation here!
  • Holger Lueschow, Programme Manager Satellite Communication and Project Officer Radio Spectrum, EDA See the presentation here!
  • Sabine Lecrenier, Head of the Unit in charge of “Space Policy and Research” in the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW)
  • Nicolas Stassin, Policy Officer – Space Task Force (European External Action Service)

Moderation by Christine Leurquin, VP, Institutional Relations & Communications (SES)

A session covering numerous topics and use cases such as: ISR, image processing, Research and Development, Pacis-1

  • Piloted airborne surveillance – Luc Audoore, Deputy GM (CAE Aviation). See the presentation here!
  • Geospatial Intelligence – Henri de Foucauld, Strategy Director (Telespazio France) See the presentation here!
  • How does GOVSATCOM integrate with projects such as NAOS – Geoffroy Beaudot, Major LUX Space Policy (Defence Department, Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs)
  • GOVSATCOM capabilities for the Belgian Navy – Angelo Lovato, Air Force Officer (Belgian Defence)
  • The future of secured and guaranteed Satellite Communications –Gerald Schlueter, Vice President, Market Development (SES)
  • Dr. Sergio CORONADO, Deputy CIO, Chief Information Systems Division (NATO Support and Procurement Agency) See the presentation here!

Moderation by Paul Wells, VP and Chief Commercial Officer (GovSat)

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Computer Security as a Side-Show. We have built a notoriously bad software infrastructure atop the hardware that runs it, but our important assumptions appear to be wrong. Computer security is built on delegating and manipulating trust between our software and our systems, but what if that trust relationship is a lie? SEE THE FULL PRESENTATION HERE!

From the threats and real cases to the solutions and training.

Moderation by Pascal Steichen, CEO (SECURITYMADEIN.LU)

Conclusion and wrap up by Sasha Baillie, CEO (Luxinnovation) and Chair of the Board (GovSat)

The evening event will take place at the Table du Belvédère in Kirchberg.

*This agenda is still provisional and is subject to change