Satellite Applications Catapult hosts July 15th online event – Space: The New Manufacturing Frontier
13 July 2020
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The Satellite Applications & Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapults are hosting an online event exploring the future of manufacturing in space. The event will feature experts from across government, industry & academia discussing how current manufacturing could be applied in space, as well as how the space environment could enhance future manufacturing capabilities.
Running from 1:30pm - 3pm on Wednesday 15 July, the event will also include two parallel panel sessions, with delegates able to specify when registering which session they would like to attend. These will give delegates the opportunity to get involved and ask questions to the panellists, and to drive the conversation based on the collective group involvement.
This event will be held during Wales Tech Week, and will also be the second in a series of Manufacturing for Space events, following the successful UK Launch Vehicles webinar on 10th June.
13:30 Welcome & Overview – Lucy Edge, COO, SA (Satellite Applications) Catapult and Martin McHugh, CTO & acting CEO, CSA (Compound Semiconductor Applications) Catapult
13:40 Opening Plenary: Power in Space – Alastair McGibbon, Head of Collaborative R&D, CSA Catapult
13:55 Why in Space, Not on Earth? – Josh Western, CEO & co-founder, Space Forge
14:05 Why in Space/How to get there – Advenit Makaya, Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, ESA and Per Christian Steimle, Program Manager, Airbus Defence & Space
14:15 UK Capability – Will Richardson, co-founder & CEO, Wayland Additive
14:25 Panel Sessions
• Panel 1 – Hosted by Satellite Applications Catapult
Chair: Mike Curtis-Rouse, Head of Manufacturing for Space, SA Catapult
Steve Gibson, Senior Business Development Manager for Civil & Military Space, Lockheed Martin
Paul Gillespie, Managing Director, Deep Tech Practice
Will Dick-Cleland, Space Lead, Alloyed
• Panel 2 – Hosted by Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult
Chair: Andy Sellars, Strategic Development Director, CSA Catapult
Rajan Bedi, CEO, Spacechips
Liz Seward, Senior Strategist for Space Systems, Airbus
Ote Kock, Technical Authority, Teledyne
14:45 Closing Plenary: Panel Summary and Returning Items to Earth – Chris Brunskill, Head of UK Space Programmes, D-Orbit
For more information and to register for this event: technologyconnected.eventbank.com/event/space-the-next-manufacturing-frontier-24567
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