Press Programme

The downloadable version of the programme is available here.

Press invitation to the Investor meet-up session.

Press invitation to the Maritime Press event.


Time Event Name Description
Monday, 3 December
9:00 - 18:00 E GNSS User Consultation Platform Talk to EGNSS users and user associations (e.g. industry groups), regulatory bodies, receiver and chipset manufacturers, application developers, and others.
Tuesday, 4 December
8:30 - 12:00 Maritime Press Event A chance to witness a live Search and Rescue operation in action with the support of Galileo and Copernicus
9:00 - 13:00 Copernicus Accelerator Interview representatives from 50 visionary start-ups and entrepreneurs using Earth Observation to tackle societal challenges.
9:00 - 13:00 European GNSS User Consultation Plenary Session Hear feedback from GNSS users that will shape the future evolution of the European space programmes.
13:30 - 14:00 Press Conference Q&A with European Commissioner E. Bieńkowska, French Space Agency President Le Gall
14:00 - 17:45 EU Space Week Plenary Listen to public sector and industry leaders, including European Commissioner E. Bieńkowska, GSA Executive Director C. des Dorides, CNES President J-Y Le Gall, UNOOSA Director S. di Pippo, HERE Deutschland Managing Director M. Bültmann, DG Grow Deputy General Director P. Delsaux and other high-level speakers.
17:30 - 19:00 Investor Meet-up Exchange with the top-9 start-ups from the Copernicus Start-Up Programme, the EGNSS Accelerator and the CNES ecosystem about their vision and their investment opportunities.
19:00 - 22:00 Space Oscars Meet the winners of over EUR 1 million in prizes at the Galileo and Copernicus Masters gala award ceremony.
Wednesday, 5 December
8:30 - 13:00 EU Space Programme: Performance and Service Delivery Catch the latest news from Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus and put your questions to representatives from the EU space programmes.
14:00 - 16:00 Parallel sessions on:
Smart Cities,
Sustainable Land Management and Aviation
Talk to representatives from European businesses, entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized companies that are harnessing the power of space to boost European economic growth.
Thursday, 6 December
9:00 - 13:00 Parallel sessions on:
Infrastructure Management,
Marine and Maritime and Security and Defence
Learn how businesses are building the innovative space applications and services needed to tackle pressing challenges facing Europe.
14:00 - 17:00 H2020 Info Session Discover funding opportunities available under the 4th call for Applications in Satellite Navigation and Earth Observation and talk to current beneficiaries about their success stories.