A World Satellite Business Week event
Sept. 14-15, 2017 / The Westin - Paris
ThursdaySept. 14, 2017#b91c37
FridaySept. 15, 2017#b91c37
 
Registration & welcome coffee
 
Opening remarks
 
Introduction: State of play and prospects for the EO sector
 
Leading satellite operators
Jeff Tarr, CEO, DigitalGlobe
François Lombard, SVP, Head of Intelligence Business, Airbus
Massimo Comparini, CEO, e-GEOS
David Belton, General Manager, MDA Geospatial Services
Noam Segal, CEO, ImageSat International
 
Morning coffee break
 
Remote sensing organizations
Christophe Dekeyne, General Director, IGN France International
Martyna Gatkowska, Deputy Head of remote Sensing Center, Institute of Geodesy & Cartography
Abd-Alla Gad, EU-SUDSOE Project Coordinator, Environmental Studies & Land Use, National Authority for Remote and Space Science - Egypt (NARSS)
Foster Mensah, Executive Director, CERSGIS
 
Official lunch
 
Geospatial solutions
David Soloff, CEO, Premise Data
Ted Lamboo, SVP, Reality Modeling, Bentley
Christian Weise, Mrket Manager, Trimble
 
Afternoon coffee break
 
Satellite manufacturering
Mathilde Royer, Senior Vice President, Earth Observation, Navigation & Science, Airbus
Debra Facktor Lepore, VP & General Manager, Strategic Operations, Ball Aerospace
Erik Daehler, Director for Commercial Satellite Capture, Lockheed Martin Space Systems
Donato Amoroso, Deputy CEO & SEVP Observation, Exploration Navigation Domain, Thales Alenia Space Italy
 
Cocktail reception
 
Opening coffee
 
EO constellations
Wade Larson, President & CEO, Urthecast
Andy Wild, Chief Revenue Officer, Planet
Jason Andrews, Founder & CEO, BlackSky Global
Bobby Machinski, CEO, HERA Systems
Emiliano Kargieman, CEO, Satellogic
Payam Banazadeh, CEO, Capella Space
 
Morning coffee break
 
EO programs for national development
Ho-Pen Chang, Program Director of FORMOSAT-5, National Space Organization of Taiwan (NSPO)
Fuad Aslanov, Associate Director of Sales and Business Operations Department, Azercosmos
Yatie Diomande, Director CIGN, BNETD, Ivory Coast
Tanguy Gaouma Bekale, Director, AGEOS Gabon (expected)
 
Land & agriculture mapping
Romain Faroux, CEO, Airinov
Bronwyn Agrios, COO, Astro Digital
Steven Krekels, Unit Manager Remote Sensing, VITO
Joël Lorgeoux, Head of Agronomy Department, SCAEL
 
Official lunch
 
Earth observation awards ceremony
 
EO services
Christopher Richins, CEO, RBC Signals
Peter Volk, CEO, GAF
Rolf Skatteboe, CEO, Kongsberg Satellite Services
Luis Mariano Gonzalez, Business Unit Director Earth Observation, GMV
 
Afternoon coffee break
 
Global defense & security initiatives
Pascal Legai, Director, European Union Satellite Centre
Scot Currie, Director, Mission Integration Office, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
 
Closing remarks
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