Agenda

Starting with a drinks reception on 31 January DATA.SPACE will bring together talented, innovative, and ambitious companies setting out on their space-enabled, data-driven venture with established, global thought-leaders across decision & policy, investment, academia, and industry.

Over the following 2 days DATA.SPACE will showcase space-enabled data sources, the application of this data to solve challenges, and look to the future. DATA.SPACE 2018 is themed around the platforms space-enabled data uses and enables, alongside the challenges these platforms address.

A drinks reception will be held on 31st January. Please ensure you are registered.

Day 1 - 01 Feb 18
Day 1: Platforms and Applications
08:00
Registration and Breakfast
09:00
Session 1: Listening to our Earth

Peter Platzer, CEO, Spire

John Serafini, CEO, HawkEye360

10:40
Tea/Coffee Break and Networking
11:10
Session 2: Looking at our Earth

Wade Larson, CEO, Urthecast

Dr Samantha Lavender, Managing Director, Pixalytics

12:30
DATA.SPACE "Ones2Watch" Pitches
13:00
Lunch and Networking
14:10
Session 3: Platforms Enabling Innovation

Adam Smith, Co-founder and Head of Business Development, Descartes Labs

Grega Milcinski, CEO, Sinergise

Will Cadell, CEO, Sparkgeo

15:30
Tea/Coffee Break and Networking
16:00
Session 4: Making Sense of the Data

Iain MacInnes, Director – Major Accounts, DigitalGlobe

Pavel Machalek, CEO, SpaceKnow

Ariel Smoliar, CEO, Planet Watchers

18:30
Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner will be held at House for an Art Lover, designed by Scottish artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh.  Gala dinner tickets are included with all Start, Maker & Investor tickets.  Please ensure you book as space is limited.

Day 2 - 02 Feb 18
Day 2: Global Market Opportunities
08:30
Registration with refreshments
09:00
Session 5: A Better World Powered by Space

Anne Hale Miglarese, CEO, Radiant
Nigel Press, Chairman, MapAction
Tony Long, CEO, Global Fishing Watch
Andrew J Tatem, Director, WorldPop

10:35
Tea/Coffee Break and Networking
11:05
Session 6: Enabling Growth

James Bruegger, Investment Director & Managing Partner, Seraphim Capital
Shawana Johnson, President, Global Marketing Insights
Val Komissarov, Portfolio manager, Skolkovo Foundation

12:20
Lunch and Networking
13:30
Session 7: A Global Perspective of the Future

Nikos Pappas, Greek Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media

15:20
CLOSE

Refreshments will be provided for networking and exhibitions until 5pm.