13th Appleton Space Conference
07 Dec 2017
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The 13th Appleton Space Conference took place at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory on Thursday 7th December 2017.

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The annual conference gave leading figures from within the Space sector, the opportunity to meet and discuss the latest developments on a range of current and future Space activities.

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Speakers and their presentations:​

​​Keynote speech by Dame Julia Slingo, Chief Scientist, Met Office (retired),​ A 10-Year Vision for Cli​mate Science and the Role of Earth Observation    

Welco​​me​ by Dr Chris Mutlow, Director STFC RAL Space



Dr Chris Mutlow presents ‘Sun-spiral’ picture to keynote speaker Dame Julia Slingo. The picture was created by a RAL Space Project Scientist and shows daylight hours recorded at NERC MST Radar at Aberystwyth.​


​​Putting Space at the Heart of the Industrial Strategy 
Dr Graham Turnock, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency  ​​
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Satellite Observations for Sustainability and Climate Resilience
Prof Stephen Briggs, Senior Adviser, ESA and Chair, Global Climate Observing System

Harwell Space Cluster: Building on the Success Story  
Dr Joanna Hart, Development Manager, Harwell Space Cluster

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Innovation at the Harwell Space Cluster
Paul Febvre, Chief Technology Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult


Commercialising Space Technology Through Start-ups at the ESA BIC Harwell​
Dr Sue O'Hare, Operations Manager, ESA Business Incubation Centre 
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Future Large Space Telescopes: Answering th​e
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“Are we alon​e?"​​​

Prof Martin Barstow, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Strategic Science Projects and Director, Instit​ute of Space and Earth Observation, University of Leicester ​
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Stimulating Applications of Earth Observation  
Jon Blower, ​Chief Technology Officer, Institute for Environmental Analytics   




More than Inspiration: How YOU can Support Skills  Development for the ​Sector​​ 
Dr Kierann Shah, General Manager, National Space Academy

ESO's Extremely Large Telescope and the UK ELT Programme
Sandi Wilson, UK ​​ELT Programme Manager, STFC UK ​​​Astronomy Technology Centre 

   
ARIEL: ESA Cosmic Vision M4 Candidate Mission
Prof Giovanna Tinetti, Physics and Astronomy, University College London - Paul Eccleston, Chief Engineer, STFC RAL Space ​​ 


Emerging Needs and Opportunities for Ocean Remote          Sensi​ng
Dr Christine Gommenginger, Marine Physics and Ocean Climate, National Oceanography Centre


A National Requirement for Space Surveillance and Tracking
Ralph Dinsley, Director, Northern Space and Security Ltd and  Associate, Reflecting Space 


Bringi​ng Space Down to Earth as a Service Utility
Dr Malcolm Macdonald, Reader, University of Strathclyde 



Looking for Life on Mars with the ExoMars 2020 Rover
​Prof Andrew Coates, Deputy Director, Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London

Bridging the THz-Gap - The Story of the LOCUS Mission  
Dr Daniel Gerber, Research Scientist, STFC RAL Space


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Satellite Video Constellations – Mastering the Fourth Dimension of Earth Observation
Richard Blain, Chief Executive, Earth-i 
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