Space Technologies of the Future

4th March 2024, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join techUK as we delve into the space technologies of the future.

This in-person event at Harwell Campus’ Satellite Applications Catapult will explore the most exciting and potentially transformative emerging space technologies set to underpin the New Space economy. Delve into Artificial Intelligence (AI), Quantum, Robotics, Blockchain, Semiconductors, 3D printing, Data and Internet of Things (IoT).

Attendees will hear a keynote speech about the UK’s leadership in emerging space technologies, attend a panel discussion exploring how these will underpin the New Space Economy, and learn about the key takeaways from techUK’s flagship emerging space technology report at its official launch.


09:30 Welcome and Intros

09:40 Keynote speeches: Mark Garnier MP (How is the UK leading on merging space technologies?) and Dr Lucy Mason (How can regulatory changes accelerate the adoption of these technologies?)

10:10 Presentation: Rory Daniels (Key takeaways from techUK’s new Emerging Space Technologies ‘Industry Perspective’ Report)

10:25 Break

10:40 Panel Discussion – What are the space technologies of the future and how will these underpin the New Space Economy?

11:25 Wrap-up and Next Steps

11:30 Networking session

12:00 Event Close

Mark Garnier MP – Chair, The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Space
Dr Lucy Mason – Member, Regulatory Horizons Council & Director of Innovation, Capgemini Invent
Rory Daniels – Chair and Programme Manager for Emerging Technologies, techUK
Paul Febvre – Chief Technology Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult
Mamatha Maheshwarappa – Payload Systems Lead, UK Space Agency
Dr Anton Monk – VP and CTO of Wireless Initiatives, Viasat