The first virtual Appleton Space Conference will take place on Thursday 3rd December and will celebrate the latest advancements in space science, Earth observation and technology development.
This year's online event will feature virtual networking, exhibitions and opportunities to meet and connect in a virtual conference space.
Dr Graham Turnock, Chief Executive Officer, UK Space Agency
Josef Aschbacher, Director of Earth Observation Programmes, ESA
Prof Karen Olsson-Francis, Director of Astrobiology, Open University
Dr Anne Grete Straume-Lindner, Aeolus Mission Scientist, ESA
Prof Mark McCaughrean, Senior Advisor for Science and Exploration, ESA
Prof Christopher Newman, Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University
Dr Sarah Beardsley, Head of Space Engineering Technology, STFC RAL Space
Christopher Jenkyn-Watkins, Apprentice, STFC
Kate Winfield, Environmental Data Scientist, STFC RAL Space
Dr Karen Salt, Deputy Director for Culture and Environment at UKRI
Dr Helen Brindley, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College
Dr Martin Crook, STFC Technology Department
Dr Nicola Fox, Director Heliophysics Division, NASA
Dr Anna Hogg, UAF and Co-Director of SENSE, University of Leeds
Dr Heidi Hammel, Vice President for Science, AURA, Inc.
Dr Mark Parrington, Senior Scientist, Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service, ECWMF
Mark Boggett, CEO, Seraphim Capital
Diance Gilpin, Founder and CEO, Smart Green Shipping Alliance
Richard Franklin, Managing Director, Airbus Defence and Space (UK) Ltd
Nick Shave, Chairman, UKspace
16th Appleton Keynote Lecture; The Nature of Quantum Reality and Why We Should Care. Prof Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Theoretical Physics and the Public Engagement in Science, University of Surrey