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”Today’s European Space Programmes: Applications and Synergies with a view on Eastern Europe” conference starts today

on 26 October 2017

The conference “Today's European Space Programmes: Applications and Synergies with a view on Eastern Europe” takes place at the Romanian Parliament starting today. The event is organised by the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) together with the European Space Agency (ESA), the Romanian Parliament — Chamber of Deputies and with the support of the European Commission.

The opening session is chaired by Dr. Phys. Marius-Ioan Piso, President of the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) and welcomes the presence of Mr. Anton Anton, Chair of the Space Subcommittee, Chamber of Deputies, Romanian Parliament; Mr. Puiu-Lucian Georgescu, Minister of Research and Innovation; Mr. Thomas Beer, Copernicus Space Office, European Space Agency (ESA); Mr. Matthias Petschke, Director, Directorate J: EU Satellites Navigation Programmes, DG Grow, European Commission; Mr. Toby Clark, Secretary General, Eurisy.

The first day of the conference will provide an overview of the EU Space Programmes, and include dedicated panels focused on the current state of the Copernicus, Galileo and SATCOM programmes, as well as integrated applications.

The second day of the conference will focus on success stories of effective exploitation of space data and information and include a round table discussion that will bring together representatives from public and private local or regional institutions aiming to identify synergies between the different European space programmes.

The conference is organised under the auspices of the Romanian Ministry of Research and Innovation.

The detailed timetable can be accessed here.

Image credit: ROSA

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