CONFERENCE DAY ONE - DOCTRINE, POLICY AND OPERATIONAL CONCEPTS - PREPARING FOR OPERATIONS IN SPACE

8:00 am - 9:00 am COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

9:00 am - 9:10 am CHAIRMEN'S OPENING REMARKS

9:10 am - 9:50 am OPENING KEYNOTE: DEVELOPING CAPABILITY AND PARTNERSHIP - NASA'S EXPERIENCE OF GENERATING AN ASSURED LAUNCH CAPABILITY

Monica Y. Manning - Deputy Chief Acquisition Officer, NASA
  • Managing accountability for risk when outsourcing launch services; generating clear expectations and requirements for industry
  • Assuring the government launch mission. Driving down cost and driving up reliability
  • Increasing the availability of launch services to meet a growing government requirement
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Monica Y. Manning

Deputy Chief Acquisition Officer
NASA

·         How does the French Space Command articulate its defence space strategy today and what does it want to do in the future and as part of a coalition?
·         How should we look to address the foundational shortfalls in intelligence relating to the space domain?
·         What capabilities is France looking to acquire to build its dominance in space?
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General (retd) Philippe Steininger

Military Advisor to the President
National Centre for Space Studies (CNES)

10:30 am - 11:10 am UPDATE ON THE NATO SPACE POLICY

Flavio Giudice - JISR, Space SME, NATO Communications and Information Agency
·         Establishing a framework  for deterring peer threats in and from space
·         Coordination the current and future space programmes of NATO members to deliver a recognisably unified and coherent space capability for the Alliance
·         Enhancing the cross-NATO sharing of information on the space domain
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Flavio Giudice

JISR, Space SME
NATO Communications and Information Agency

11:10 am - 11:40 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:40 am - 12:20 pm SPACE R&T PLANNING AND STRATEGIES

Dr Carine Claeys - Director of Space Policy, EEAS
·         Securitising current and future space systems
·         Comments on the recently revised Capability Development Program (CDP)
·         Promoting closer collaboration between EU stakeholders
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Dr Carine Claeys

Director of Space Policy
EEAS

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm FLEXIBLE AND RESPONSIVE – DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE LAUNCH CAPABILITY

Colonel Kyle Pomrey - Deputy Director, Combined Space Operations Center
·         Developing a consistent launch capability to provide a guaranteed and consistent  access to the space domain
·         Working closely with industry – Comments on IDIQ
·         Leveraging emerging small launch providers to improve the affordability of space as an operational domain
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Colonel Kyle Pomrey

Deputy Director
Combined Space Operations Center

1:40 pm - 2:40 pm LUNCH AND NETWORKING

  • Delivering an S&T framework to support the UK’s defence space enterprise
  • The S&T perspective on space as a joint enabler
  • Embedding innovation with the UK’s space effort
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Andrew Ash

Space Situational Awareness - Project Technical Authority, Space & Sensing Systems Group, Cyber & Information Systems (CIS) Division
DSTL

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: SECURITISING SPACE ASSETS THROUGH DETERRENCE


·         What practical means of deterrence are available to ensure effective securitisation of satellites and military systems?
·         What are the current and potential difficulties when contending with peer threats in the congested space domain?
·         All-domain deterrence – How can ground based assets support?

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm SUPPORTING SPACE OPERATIONS – EXAMINING THE LATEST INITIATIVES

  • Securitising current and future space systems
  • Developing a consistent and accessible space capability – requirements to ensure the success of space operations
  • Promoting closer collaboration between EU stakeholders

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING

4:30 pm - 5:10 pm SPACE AS A WARFARE DOMAIN – UPDATES FROM NATO

Confirmed Representative - JISR Section, NATO Communications and Information Agency
·         Developments since the operationalisation of the space domain
·         Space as essential to NATO’s continued all-domain defence and deterrence policy
·         Increasing national and collective security
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Confirmed Representative

JISR Section
NATO Communications and Information Agency

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm INDEPENDENT DISCUSSION GROUPS: ADVANCING SPACE OPERATIONS FROM CONCEPT TO CAPABILITY

Dr Bleddyn Bowen - Lecturer in International Relations, University of Leicester
Attendees will separate into small groups and over the course of the hour have the opportunity to work through two of the below topics with 30 minutes one each table. Each table will have a facilitator who will guide the discussion and feedback key takeaways to the rest of the room
 
IDG 1:
Assessing the regulatory backdrop for future space operations
 
IDG 2:
Space/Cyber convergence - How do the two domains operationally intersect?

IDG 3:
SSA and space traffic management
 
IDG 4:
Threats/vulnerabilities of space based assets
 
IDG 5:
Disseminating operational data quickly for effective information reading
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Dr Bleddyn Bowen

Lecturer in International Relations
University of Leicester

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm CHAIRMAN'S CLOSING REMARKS