Plenary 4: Space Services and Security
09:00 – 10:30, Popov Room
Space activities in the past were only the privilege of the governments of few faring nations. Over the past years there has been an increase in space activities, and the number of nation interested in space has increased. Space programs are designed around two main political arguments: access to independent information to support government interests and access to critical technologies and capabilities. Today, space technologies and applications are critical infrastructures and contribute in ensuring security in space and security on Earth. Space technologies and applications today are serving civil and defence needs.
This panel will cover a variety of topics on space and security and will illustrate the interconnection connection between space sector and security matters. The opportunities and challenges will be addressed by experts from industry, academia and agencies.
- Civil Security and satellite communications
- Developments in military satellite programmes
- Cyberspace security: protecting ground and space infrastructures
- Jamming and spoofing as a governance problem
- Space Traffic Management in the age of Mega-constellations
CLIODN Chair, IAF
Communications Regulation Specialist, British Broadcasting Company