18th Appleton Space Conference – online

1st December 2022, 8:45 am – 7:00 pm

This major space conference on Thursday 1st December 2022 celebrates the latest advancements in space science, Earth observation and technology development.

Join us online on Thursday 1st December to celebrate the latest research and developments in the space sector and explore future opportunities and space activities.

The conference programme will be announced shortly. The speakers will present live from RAL and their talks will be streamed online, hosted by RAL Space. Online attendees be sent the webinar link by email beforehand and will be able to take part in the Q&A sessions.

​​​The full conference programme will be announced shortly.

Registration 08.45 – 09.00 / Closing networking 18.25 – 19.00

Speakers include:

  • Dr Sarah Beardsley, Director STFC RAL Space​​
  • Rebecca Evernden, Director of Space, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Paul Bate, Chief Executive Officer, UK Space Agency
  • Dr David Parker, Director of Human and Robotic Exploration, European Space Agency
  • Dr Nicholas Walton, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Anne Marie Imafidon, MBE, Co-Founder Stemettes
  • Joseph Dudley, Director, Space Skills Alliance
  • Dr Emma Egging, Chief Executive Officer, Jon Egging Trust
  • Dr Gemma Attrill, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  • Anita Bernie, Managing Director, MDA UK
  • Jeroen Cappaert, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Spire Global
  • Dr Nick Appleyard, Head of Downstream Applications, European Space Agency
  • Damien Weidman, Research Scientist, STFC RAL Space
  • Stuart Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Dr Andy Muir, Investment Director, Future Planet Capital
  • Dr Barbara Ghinelli, Director, Innovation Clusters and Harwell Campus​
  • Hitesh Thakrar, STFC Council