2019 Agenda

Starting with a drinks reception at Clydeside Distillery, on 23rd January, DATA.SPACE 2019 brought together ambitious companies setting out on their space-enabled, data-driven venture with established, global thought-leaders across decision and policy, investment, academia, and industry.

The 2019 agenda showcased the areas in which satellite data is being used and has the potential to be used across the globe from the oceans to farms, from communication in space to emergency disaster management on the ground, delegates heard about how satellite data is transforming sectors across the globe.

Day 1 – 2019 - 24 Jan 19
Day 1
Day 1
Registration and Breakfast

It’s all about the service, the product, the data. Hear about some of the newest and most exciting services to emerge over the last year.

  • Malcolm Macdonald
    The Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications (SoXSA) – Chair
  • Stuart Martin
    CEO, Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Paul Majmader
    Commercial Director, Earth-i
  • Joe Flasher
    Open Geospatial Data Lead, Amazon Web Services
  • Ed Parsons
    Geospatial Technologist, Google
  • Ken MacDonald
    Science Correspondent, BBC
  • Craig Clark
    Founder and CSO, Clyde Space
Networking Break
DATA.SPACE "Ones2Watch"

The hottest companies in the industry. Ones2Watch is a quickfire showcase of the up and coming disruptors and their exciting technologies.

  • Sat Sure
  • Satellite Vu
  • Drone SAR Pilot
  • Craft Prospect
  • Orora Tech
  • DCAT
  • De Orbit Services
  • Live EO
  • Proteus Hamilton
  • GHGSat

Global merchandise trade is worth in excess of 10 trillion dollars. However, transferring merchandise throughout the World is a complex logistical problem. Learn how satellite data contributes to this sector, while also discovering lucrative opportunities for your own business.

  • Betty Bonnardel
    CEO, AB5 Consulting – Chair
  • Arturo Machuca
    General Manager, Ellington Airport (Houston Airport System)
  • Derek Edinger
    CSO and Co-founder, Ursa Space Systems
  • Todd Smith
    Imagery and Aerospace, Mapbox
  • Argyris Stasinakis
    Executive Partner, Marine Traffic
  • Fritz Schlereth
    Head of Product, Descartes Labs
  • Christophe Venet
    Head of European and International Affairs, National Centre for Space Studies (CNES)
Lunch and Networking

Ending poverty, ensuring equity and social justice, and solving global humanitarian challenges requires a global perspective. Hear how space enabled data and services are changing the world for the better.

  • Zulfikar Abbany
    Senior Science Editor, Deutsche Welle – Chair
  • Krystal Wilson
    Director of Space Applications Programs, Secure World Foundation
  • Luc St-Pierre
    Chief of Space Applications Section, The United Nations Of ce for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
  • Dan Pilone
    CEO / CTO, Element 84
  • Steve Lee
    Founder & CEO, Astrosat
Networking Break

Shipping, tourism, fisheries, oil and gas, and renewable energy all depend on the sea; as does the Earth’s health. Find out where you fit in and discover how data from space adds value to this $multi-trillion sector.

  • Jimmy Slaughter
    The Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications (SoXSA) – Chair
  • Zulfikar Abbany
    Senior Science Editor, Deutsche Welle
  • Peter Platzer
    CEO, Spire
  • Karen Day
    Director, Fulcrum Maritime Systems Ltd
  • David Darbinyan
    Metocean Engineer, European Marine Energy Centre
  • Ashar Farhan
    Co-founder and CTO, Exseed Space
  • Andrew Iwanoczko
    Head of Geo Information, Telespazio Vega UK
Gala Dinner

The DATA.SPACE 2019 Gala Dinner on Thursday 24 January 2019 will be held in the historical Òran Mór, starting at 7pm with drinks.

Day 2 – 2019 - 24 Jun 20
Day 2
Day 2
Registration and breakfast
Space for Humanity

In an increasingly connected and changing world, we need global solutions for humanity. How is space enabling us to preserve & discover our culture heritage, enable isolated communities, and ensure accountability for humanity?

Networking Break
Space for Climate

“The moment of crisis has come.” Space was pivotal in understanding our impact on our climate, now a step-change is required to ensure we keep our home on Earth. What is space doing to enable this future, to develop new insights & services, to create a viable future?

Lunch and Exhibition
Space for Tomorrow

What will the world look like in 5 years and how will space have helped shape the future?