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


If you wish to participate in the conference as a speaker or panellist, please send an abstract of your work and how you would like to contribute to one of more of the topics listed below:


  • Software Security Testing for Satellite Missions
  • Solutions for Space Traffic Management
  • Data exchange in the space domain
  • End to end Space Cyber Ranges
  • Applications (for Communication, navigation and Earth Observation) depending on infrastructure in Space
  • Earth Observation Data
  • Software Defined Satellites – Future missions

Policy, standards and social

  • Space Warfare
  • Cyber Security Policy in the Space Domain
  • Social aspects of Software Defined Space

The length of your abstract should be up to 300 words.

Deadline: 06.06.2022

We also recommend adding a link to previous presentations you have given or panel discussions in which you have participated.

Max. file size: 32 MB.

Speakers from 2021


The Software Defined Space Conference 2022

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