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Discover the Possibilities Conference

Discover the Possibilities Conference

Location

Ramside Hall, Carrville, Durham DH1 1TD

Start Date

Thursday, 22 March 2018 09:00

End Date

Thursday, 22 March 2018 17:00

This year's conference focuses on highlighting the business opportunities that exist for developing data-led satellite applications to solve industry challenges.

Organised on behalf of the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence, this year’s event is the fourth in a series of annual gatherings which focus on some of the key challenges facing the sector. Join us to identify and discuss the real business opportunities from a range of key service providers and end users, including:

Why do we have a space industry?

It’s what’s next, it inspires us, it leads to real improvements to our quality of life:

• What’s coming at us? Business opportunities in Industry 4.0, AI, immersive tech, 5G, different types of satellites

• Creating an Innovation Crowd to radically enlarge the pool of talent

• Bluechip Challenges and Quick Fire Pitches

 

BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE

 

AGENDA (9:00 am – 16:30 pm)

Registration

Welcome and Introductions from the Chair (John Bone -  CCO RHEA Group & Chair of NE Sat Apps Advisory Board)

Evolution of Space - Northeast theme (Shaun Whitehead)

Launch UK – UK Space Agency – opportunities in the UK (Graham Turnock - CEO UK Space Agency)

Supporting SME growth and Innovation - Satellite Applications Catapult (Stuart Martin - CEO Satellite Applications Catapult)

Panel – chaired by John Bone – UK Space industry (John Bone, Shaun Whitehead, Graham Turnock, Stuart Martin)

Break, Exhibition, Networking 

Industry 4.0 (Speakers to be confirmed)

Industry 4.0 Speaker 1 (Speakers to be confirmed)

Industry 4.0 Speaker 2 (Speakers to be confirmed)

Industry 4.0 Panel (Speakers to be confirmed)

Lunch, Networking, Exhibition – Drone Demonstration – Droneops (Justin Pringle - Droneops)

Local Entrepreneur – Skignz - Si Brown  – Combined Augmented Reality with GPS to develop a marketing App (Si Brown – Skignz)

Quick fire pitches 2 mins x 10 - Pitching opportunities available

Shell – to discuss challenge approach and how it worked for them (Richard Eyers - Shell)

Funding for Satellite Application Innovation (Michael Lawrence – Deimos Space UK, Durham County Council – TBC, European Space Agency – TBC, Urban Foresight – Simon Tricker)

Break

Innovation for Sustainability - Water Hub/Environment Agency/Durham University (George Gerring & Louise Bracken)

Final Thoughts (John Bone) 

Close

Contact Details

For all enquiries please contact Ken Wallace on 0191 3856619 or email ken@shesgottit.com

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    Janet Todd

    NETPark Manager
    Call 01740 625250

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