The second conference in the series, launched in 2021, dedicated to cyber security in space, ‘Software Defined Space Conference’ (SDSC), will be taking place on 26 & 27 October in Tallinn, Estonia

The focus of the event will be on software development and cyber security for the space domain with the aim of raising awareness of the opportunities in the sector and its commercialisation, growing the space community to support sustainable development in the sector, forecasting and visualising future demand and bringing service providers and consumers together.

Co-organisers of the Software Defined Space Conference 2022

Members of the Programme Committee:

  • Paul Liias – Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
  • Marily Hendrikson – Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
  • Sander Sipelgas – Estonian Space Office
  • Frank Schubert – Airbus
  • David Evans – European Space Agency
  • Kai-Uwe Schrogl – European Space Agency
  • Olli Ruutu – European Defence Agency
  • Anett Numa – Estonian Ministry of Defence
  • Mihkel Tikk – Estonian Defence Forces Cyber Command
  • Ignacio Chechile – ReOrbit

Speakers 2022

Agenda

26.10 - DAY 1

9:00 - 10:00
Welcome coffee
10:00 - 10.15
Introduction
10:15 - 11:00
Keynote speaker

Elodie Viau, European Space Agency, Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications

11:00 - 11:45
1. Panel

Software Defined Satellites – Future missions

Daniel Fischer (moderator), Mathieu Bailly, David Evans, Simon Reid, Xavier Loabao Pujolar

11:45 - 12:00
Coffee break
12:00 - 12:30
Fireside chat

Software Defined Space

12:30 - 13:15
2. Panel

Applications (for Communication, navigation and Earth Observation) depending on infrastructure in Space

Frank Schubert (moderator), Ilya Bolkhovsky

13:15 - 14:15
Lunch
14:15 - 15:00
Keynote speaker

TBC

15:00 - 15:45
3. Panel

Space Warfare

Mihkel Tikk (moderator), Mart Noorma

15:45 - 16:15
Coffee break
16:15 - 17:00
4. Panel

Software Security Testing for Satellite Missions

Neha Chohan (moderator), Marki Tihhonova-Kreek

17:00 - 17:45
5. Panel

End to end Space Cyber Ranges

Holger Lueschow (moderator), Pawel Fleischer, Mathieu Bailly, Olli Ruutu

17:45 - 18:00
Closing remarks
18:00
End of the day
18:30 - 22:00
Networking event

27.10 - DAY 2

9:00 - 9:30
Welcome coffee 
9:30 - 10:15
Keynote speaker

Iranga Kahangama, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Assistant Secretary for Cyber Policy

10:15 - 10:45
6. Panel

Societal aspects of Software Defined Space

Anushka Sharm (moderator), Charles Mudd, Giulia Pavesi, Anett Numa

10:45 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45
Fireside chat

Solutions for Space Traffic Management: latest developments, opportunities for cyber security

11:45 - 12:30
7. Panel

Data exchange in the space domain

Marily Hendrikson (moderator), Stefano Alberico

12:30 - 13:00
Snack break
13:00 - 13:45
8. Panel

Cyber Security Policy in the Space Domain

Kai-Uwe Schrogl (moderator), Lisa Kucher, Larry Matrinez, Clemence Poirier, Samuel Visner

13:45 - 14.15
Roundtable

Future outlooks by the Programme Committee

14:30
End of the conference

Location

The Software Defined Space Conference 2022

Hotel L’Embitu

Address: Lembitu 12, 10114, Tallinn, Estonia

Contact

Questions and inquiries to [email protected] .

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