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.

Click here to view the DATA.SPACE 2018 agenda.

Day 1 - 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 - 25 Jan 19
Day 2
Day 2
Registration and Pastries

Discover how government bodies around the World are looking to support and engage with commercial providers for services that enhance society.

  • Zulfikar Abbany
    Senior Science Editor, Deutsche Welle – Chair
  • Ivan McKee MSP
    Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation, The Scottish Government
  • Harald Gruber
    Head of the Digital Infrastructure Division, European Investment Bank
  • Air Vice-Marshal ‘Rocky’ Rochelle
    Chief of Staff Capability, The Royal Air Force
  • Professor Seidu Onailo Mohammed
    Director General and CEO, The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA)
  • Dr Graham Turnock
    CEO, UK Space Agency
  • Leendart Bal
    Head of Operations Department, European Maritime Safety Agency
  • Gareth Keane
    Partner, Promus Ventures
Networking Break

Satellite data has revolutionised the way we navigate, communicate and monitor our surroundings, but with better understanding comes new challenges. This session sheds light on some of the emerging challenges in various sectors, for which a space data solution might be the key.

  • William Priest
    Chief Executive, Geospatial Commission, The Cabinet Office – Chair
  • Luigi Scatteia
    Director, Space at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Peter Round
    Chairman and Executive Director, Kleos Space Group
  • Michael Ferrari
    Founder, Atlas Research Innovation
  • Gordon Burrows
    Head of Delivery, SP Energy Networks
  • Martin Harris
    Consultant, Tumika
Lunch and Networking

It’s all about the innovation, the disruption, the opportunity. Hear about the most exciting service offerings set to emerge over the coming year(s).

  • James Bruegger
    Managing Partner, Seraphim Capital – Chair
  • Daniel Ceperley
    CEO and Co-founder, LEOLABS
  • Payam Banazadeh
    Founder & CEO, Capella Space Corp.
  • David Bestwick
    CEO, ArQit
  • Grega Milcinski
    CEO, Sinergise
  • David Petit
    Head of EO Applications, Deimos Space UK