Programme, 2010

Space Economy in the Multipolar World
SEMW2010
1st International Space Conference in Lithuania
October 6th-8th, 2010, Vilnius

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October 6, 2010

Venue: Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
Address: Gedimino pr. 3, Vilnius, Lithuania

14:30-15:00 Registration

15:00-18:00 3rd Baltic Space Round Table “Space B3+”
Participants from: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
Guests from Baltic Sea countries and other invited: Finland, Germany, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Denmark and other
Chairman: Saulius Lapienis, Lithuanian Space Association (LSA)
Discussion topics:
– Developing of Regional Baltic GMES products: monitoring of nuclear power plants, pipelines, EU border and customs, floods, fire and other applications
– Developing of Intellectual transport systems
– Participation in Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and developing of Imagery and Geospatial Intelligence (IMINT, GEOINT) services for: United Nations Peace Keeping Missions Organizations, NATO, EU Police Mission (EUPOL), European Naval Force Against Piracy (EURONAVFOR)
– Co-operation opportunities in developing and standardization of Small satellite platforms and components

19:00-19:30 Registration

19:30-21:00 Welcome cocktail
Venue: Crowne Plaza Vilnius Hotel
Address: M. K. Ciurlionio str. 84, Vilnius, Lithuania
October 7, 2010
Venue: Crowne Plaza Vilnius Hotel
Address: M. K. Ciurlionio str. 84, Vilnius, Lithuania

8:00-9:00 Registration, welcome coffee

9:00-10:00 Signing of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the European Space Agency Concerning Space Cooperation for Peaceful Purposes
Moderator: Rolandas Maskoliunas
9:00-9:05 Opening of the Signing Ceremony
Moderator: Rolandas Maskoliunas
9:05-9:15 Welcome address
Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Economy of Lithuania
9:15-9:25 Greetings from ESA due to signing of Cooperation Agreement with Lithuania
Peter Hulsroj, ESA Director of Legal Affairs and External Relations
9:25-9:35 Signing of the Agreement between ESA and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania
Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Economy of Lithuania
Peter Hulsroj, ESA Director of Legal Affairs and External Relations
9:35-9:40 Greetings from LSA due to signing of Cooperation Agreement between ESA and Lithuania
Vidmantas Tomkus, Director of Lithuanian Space Association

10:00-10:05 Opening of the Conference

10:05-10:45 Joint session J1.1 Space Policy and Multilateral World
Chairman:Ramutis Bansevicius, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Kaunas University of Technology
10:10-10:25 Developing of Intellectual transport systems
Rimvydas Vastakas, Vice Minister of Transport of Lithuania
10:25-10:45 Lithuanian Space Association
Vidmantas Tomkus, Director of Lithuanian Space Association

10:45-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-12:30 Joint session J1.2 “Spin-in”of modern technologies and Emerging market of Small satellites
Chairman: Spyros Pagkratis, European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)

– Current development of commercial Space sector. Responsive Space Alexander C. MacDonald, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley, NASA Research Park, USA

– ESA new integrated Applications program
Pierluigi Mancini, Awareness Activities and Feasibility Studies Division, Directorate of Telecommunication and Integrated Application, ESA-HQ
– The future of Space Economy
Walter Peeters, Dean & Vice-President for Academic Affairs, ISU
– TEMPUS project CRIST for innovative education in space technology in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan
Ludmila Sczesny, ECM, Germany

12:30 Opening of Poster Session

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Joint session J1.3: Space related business opportunities from Space & Satellite services
Chairman: Michel Pons, CNES
– Trends and keystones of Space industry
Spyros Pagkratis, European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)
– Small satellites from an industry perspective
Indulis Kalnins, University of Applied Sciences Bremen and OHB System AG, Germany
– Opportunities and challenges in developing and launching CubeSat and Nanosatellite missions
Abe R. Bonnema, ISIS B.V., Netherlands
– Workshop on Small satellites and Cubesats. Practical demonstration of Small satellite platform
Abe R. Bonnema, ISIS B.V., Netherlands
Alex da Silva Curiel, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, UK

15:00-15:30 Coffee break. Continuation of the Poster Session

15:30-17:00 Joint session J1.4 Launch opportunities for Small satellites and Regulatory issues
Chairman: Alexander C. MacDonald, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley, NASA Research Park, USA
– Existing Space Access for small satellites – Future technical trends and possibilities
Michel Pons, CNES, France
– Development of Space technologies: the UNOOSA perspective. Satellite registration procedures
Werner Balogh, UNOOSA
– Problems of limited orbital resources and ITU regulations for satellite services
Mindaugas Sruogius, the Communications Regulatory Authority, Lithuania
– How to manage complexity and quality in Space
Marek Banaszkiewicz, Polish Space Research Centre, Poland
– Piggyback Launch Opportunities for Small Spacecrafts to Low Earth Orbit
Arnold Sterenharz, ECM, Germany
15:30-18:00 Parallel Session P1.1
Special parallel session devoted to FP7 project “NordicBaltSat” – Part 1
Venue: Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
Address: Gedimino pr. 3, Vilnius, Lithuania
15:30 – 16:10 Space Business in Europe
Walter Peeters, Dean & Vice-President for Academic Affairs, ISU
16:10 – 16:40 Project Management in the Space Sector
Bernd Madauss, ISU faculty
16:50 – 17:30 Tendering Process
Victor Billig, ISU adjunct faculty
17:30 – 18:00 Interactive Q&A Session
18:30-23:00 Thursday Night Conference Party at Lithuanian Ethno-Cosmology Museum (LEM)
Including the transportation Vilnius-LEM-Vilnius, excursion, presentation, hot meal, access to the telescopes
Dress code: Smart Casual

October 8, 2010

Venue: Crowne Plaza Vilnius Hotel
Address: M. K. Ciurlionio str. 84, Vilnius, Lithuania

9:00-9:30 Registration, coffee. Continuation of the Poster Session

9:30-10:45 Joint session J2.1: R&D in the GMES land and emergency domain
Chairman: Werner Balogh, UNOOSA
– GMES services for downstream opportunities: Small satellites
Marie Menard-Caer, European Commission – GMES Bureau
– EUSC and its role in GEOINT support to the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy
Eric Jeurissen, European Union Satellite Centre, Madrid, Spain
– Finland’s Space Program. Needs of Finland for GMES and Galileo in Transport
Mikko Strahlendorff, Finnish Ministry of Transport, Finland
– Satellite-UAV cooperative missions
Jonas Stankunas, Antanas Gustaitis’ Aviation Institute, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania

10:45-11:15 Coffee break. Continuation of the Poster Session

11:15-12:30 Joint session J2.2: Satellite navigation trends & Business models
Chairwoman: Marie Menard-Caer, EC – GMES Bureau
– Galileo Masters competition: Application trends and business models
Ulrike Daniels, Application Centre for Satellite Navigation Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO), Germany
– Market challenges for Location Based Services (LBS) developers
Pia Vouhelainen, NAVTEQ, Finland
– ESA’s Integrated Applications Promotion Program. Ambassador Platform for the CEE region
Erich Klock, European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)
9:00-12:00 Parallel session P2.1
Special parallel session devoted to FP7 project “NordicBaltSat” – Part 2
Venue: Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
Address: Gedimino pr. 3, Vilnius, Lithuania
9:00 – 9:45 Project Control Principles
Bernd Madauss, ISU faculty
9:45 – 10:30 Technical Specifications & Document Control
Victor Billig, ISU adjunct faculty
10:45 – 11:30 Cost Calculation
Bernd Madauss, ISU faculty
11:30 – 12:00 Interactive Q&A Session
12:30-13:00 Coffee, refreshments. Continuation of the Poster Session
Venue: Crowne Plaza Vilnius Hotel
Address: M. K. Ciurlionio str. 84, Vilnius, Lithuania
13:00-14:30 Joint session J2.3: Space activities in Baltic and East European region
Chairman: Jonas Stankunas, VGTU
– Slovenian Space PECS activities
Erika Glasencnik, Slovenian National Delegate for ESA,Directorate for Technology, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Slovenia
– Presentations of Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian delegations:
o Presentation of results of 3rd Baltic Space round table
Vidmantas Tomkus, Director of Lithuanian Space Association
o A Small satellite mission – basis for science, education and industry development: “Venta-1”
Dana Reizniece, Director of Ventspils High Technology Park, Latvia
o Crafting a Moon Imager in the Scope of the ESMO Project
Viesturs Veckalns, coordinator of the European Student Moon Orbiter (ESMO) project team in Latvia, Riga Technical University, Latvia
o Estonia- New partner in space community
Madis Vooras, Head of Space Office, Estonia
o FP7 Space projects in the Baltic. Results of FP7 project “Stave”
Saulius Lapienis, LSA, Lithuania
– FP7 project “NordicBaltsat”
Ramutis Bansevicius, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

14:30-15:00 Coffee, refreshments

15:00 Closing of the Poster Session

15:00-16:30 Joint panel discussion J2.4: Conference summary & the Case of Baltic countries
Agenda: Trends of Future Space business. Presentation of results of 3rd Baltic Space round table
Moderator: Alexander C. MacDonald, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley, NASA Research Park, USA
Panellists:
Werner Balogh (UNOOSA)
Marek Banaszkiewicz (Poland)
Mikko Strahlendorff (Finland)
Vidmantas Tomkus (Lithuania)
Madis Vooras (Estonia)