Plenary 3: Space Economy meets Information Economy
16:30 – 18:00, Popov Room
Space technologies and their applications are part of our everyday life. They vary from using mobile phones, watching live TV broadcasting, making banking transactions, weather forecasting, plain landing suing air traffic control systems, etc. Even though space activities are taking place already for more than half a century, there is no unified definition of what the space sector is, let alone space security. Today’s information economy, increases the information use for all activities and industry.
This panel will discuss the transformation of today’s economy to an information economy and the role of the space economy in this transformation. The opportunities and challenges will be addressed by experts from industry, academia, politics and agencies.
- Space and Internet
- Role of Operators
- Trade Issues/Markets for and Innovation in the Satellite Manufacturing Industry
- Status and Future of the Orbit/Spectrum Resource
President, International Institute of Space Law (IISL)
Secretary General, Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA)
Chairman, SCS Aerospace Group
Member of Estonian Parliament, Parliament of Estonia
Policy advisor, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation
Vice President, Technology Policy & Regulation, Civil & Regulatory Affairs, Lockheed Martin Corporation
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