Davide Petrillo has currently been appointed as the Space Generation Congress (SGC) 2020 Deputy Manager within Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). His professional experience brought him to London (UK) as a Business Manager for Alten Ltd, global management consulting company that provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services focused on the Aerospace field. Davide has a M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Padova, Italy. Previously, he was the Team Leader of FELDs Experiment selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) for the Drop Your Thesis! 2014 programme. FELDs tested a tethered electromagnetic soft docking technology in microgravity conditions at the Drop Tower of the Centre of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) in Bremen, Germany. In 2015, he won the “Hans Von Muldau Team Award” for the best team project that took place in Jerusalem at the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC). Davide joined SGAC in 2016 and has been appointed as part of the 3rd E-SGW organizing team and also the SGC 2018 organizing team as part of the Working Group team specifically focused on the organization and management of the Special Track “Bridging the Space Divide” Working Group. In conclusion, after the SGC 2019 experience, Davide will be promoted as the Event Manager for the next SGC 2020 that will take place in Dubai, UAE. This event will be focused on the concept of sustainability and environmental impact in order to increase public awareness about the engagement with sustainability principles and sustainable living.


International Astronautical Congress 2020

12-14 October 2020

Cyberspace edition


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States of America