Women in Space Agenda

The Women in Space conference will bring top experts to explore the latest developments in space sustainability, STEM, smart manufacturing and earth observation. View latest conference programme below.

Tech Talks and Women in Space will be taking place at the Dubai Airshow, Mezzanine Level, Conference Room 2 - First Floor.

09:00 - 09:30Registration Opens

09:30 - 10:00Morning network and coffee

10:00 - 10:20Opening comments from host

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10:20 - 10:25Opening keynote: UAE Space Vison: Preparing for the Emirates Mars Mission

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10:25 - 11:10Panel discussion: The future of space – gender diversity and sustainability

Driving space sustainability through enhancing gender diversity
Exploring space sustainable development goals to support industry growth
How does global navigation satellite systems and earth observation help us achieve SDGs
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11:10 - 11:50Panel discussion: Education and the role of STEM in Space – capacity building for industry creation

  • Exploring the future of aerospace engineers 
  • Lowering manufacturing costs with home grown talent
  • How will the Mars Science City prepare the future generation? 
  • Positioning UAE competitive international hub for space sector to unleash visionary new ideas 
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11:50 - 12:20Astronaut fireside chat

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12:20 - 12:40Coffee and networking break

12:40 - 13:20Panel discussion: Unlocking value from space technology and enabling industry benefit

Supporting the development of technology innovation with space policy 
Developing space industry standards to increase transparency 
Unleashing the potential of technology transfer to accelerate major sectors: healthcare, aviation, telecommunication and agriculture 
 
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13:20 - 13:55Going beyond big data with Earth Observation

  • Keeping pace of progress in EO science and technology
  • Securing big data: Addressing the security restrictions and privacy concerns
  • How businesses are unlocking the value of EO 
  • Promoting the possibilities of EO data and collaborating to tackle key 21st century challenges: climate change, natural resources management and disaster mitigation
 
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13:55 - 14:00Closing comments

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