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Agenda

At Ignite Space, we have created a schedule to allow the space industry's top businesses to connect and share ideas across the conference and exhibiton in equal measure.

Providing valuable insights into the industry's technology and developments, we invite SMEs in the space sector, businesses from sectors with space-applicable technologies and support organisations from across the sector to join the space showcase.

Main Programme

Day 1 - 11 June

  • Panel: Space for Good
    Panel: Space for Good
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Ecosystem Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 18:00 – 18:20
    Ecosystem Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 18:00 – 18:20
    Ecosystem Zone
    Hear from Space Sector businesses who are making a positive difference in the world we live by utilising Space Data and Space Technologies
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  • Networking Evening
    Networking Evening
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 17:45 – 19:45
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 17:45 – 19:45
    Main Stage
    Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur, a budding startup founder, or a seasoned industry professional, this event offers the perfect opportunity to expand your network and forge valuable partnerships.
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  • Keynote - AstroAgency: How we grew a space start-up into a global business
    Keynote - AstroAgency: How we grew a space start-up into a global business
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 16:45 – 17:15
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 16:45 – 17:15
    Main Stage
    Gain valuable insights, strategies, and lessons learned from their experiences, and be motivated to chart your own path to success in the dynamic world of space entrepreneurship.
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  • Panel: The UK Space Ecosystem - Stimulating and Advancing National Capabilities
    Panel: The UK Space Ecosystem - Stimulating and Advancing National Capabilities
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Ecosystem Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 16:00 – 17:00
    Ecosystem Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 16:00 – 17:00
    Ecosystem Zone
    Discuss strategies for enhancing the nation's space capabilities, fostering innovation, and driving economic growth
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  • Innovation SuperNetwork: Demystifying funding for Small Businesses
    Innovation SuperNetwork: Demystifying funding for Small Businesses
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Investment Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 16:00 – 17:00
    Investment Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 16:00 – 17:00
    Investment Zone
    Gain an understanding of the investment landscape
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  • Panel: Cyber Security for Businesses in Space
    Panel: Cyber Security for Businesses in Space
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 15:30 – 16:30
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 15:30 – 16:30
    Main Stage
    Join us for an in-depth exploration of the unique challenges and critical solutions for ensuring cyber security in the rapidly evolving domain of space commerce.
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  • Entrepreneurial Spark: Brain hacks for start-up founders - think your way to success
    Entrepreneurial Spark: Brain hacks for start-up founders - think your way to success
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Business Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 15:30 – 16:30
    Business Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 15:30 – 16:30
    Business Zone
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  • Panel: How can space technologies help unlock a sustainable future?
    Panel: How can space technologies help unlock a sustainable future?
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Sustainability Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 15:00 – 15:45
    Sustainability Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 15:00 – 15:45
    Sustainability Zone
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  • Innovation SuperNetwork: Getting you ready for Investment
    Innovation SuperNetwork: Getting you ready for Investment
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Investment Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 14:30 – 15:30
    Investment Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 14:30 – 15:30
    Investment Zone
    Prepare your business for investment
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  • How SMEs can develop the capabilities needed for the Space Sector
    How SMEs can develop the capabilities needed for the Space Sector
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Academia Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Academia Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Academia Zone
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  • Panel: The UK Space Ecosystem - A catalyst for growth
    Panel: The UK Space Ecosystem - A catalyst for growth
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Main Stage
    Gain valuable insights into how the UK Space Ecosystem has been developed through the work of government and its partners.
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  • Marks & Clerk: Understanding the importance of IP for business in the space sector
    Marks & Clerk: Understanding the importance of IP for business in the space sector
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Business Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 13:30 – 14:30
    Business Zone
    11 Jun 2024, 13:30 – 14:30
    Business Zone
    Gain invaluable insights and understanding to protect your innovations.
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  • Opening Address - UMi and Entrepreneurial Spark
    Opening Address - UMi and Entrepreneurial Spark
    Tue, 11 Jun
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 13:30
    Main Stage
    11 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 13:30
    Main Stage
    Gain insights into supporting SMEs in accessing opportunities across sectors and learn about the region's commitment to fostering a vibrant ecosystem where small and medium enterprises can thrive.
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Day 2 - 12 June

  • Closing remarks and reflections.
    Closing remarks and reflections.
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 15:30 – 16:00
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 15:30 – 16:00
    Main Stage
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  • Northumbria University: Why space policy / regulation is important within the context of space sustainability.
    Northumbria University: Why space policy / regulation is important within the context of space sustainability.
    12 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Business Zone
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  • Panel: The New Space Race - Raising Capital in the Space Sector
    Panel: The New Space Race - Raising Capital in the Space Sector
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Main Stage
    Gain valuable insights into the unique challenges and opportunities of securing investment for space-related ventures, from early-stage startups to established companies.
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  • Frazer-Nash Consultancy: Why space sustainability is everyone's problem
    Frazer-Nash Consultancy: Why space sustainability is everyone's problem
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Sustainability Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 13:30 – 14:30
    Sustainability Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 13:30 – 14:30
    Sustainability Zone
    Join us for an insightful session on sustainability in space
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  • Satellite Applications Catapult: Navigating the UK Space Ecosystem - Connecting Communities
    Satellite Applications Catapult: Navigating the UK Space Ecosystem - Connecting Communities
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Ecosystem Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 13:30 – 14:30
    Ecosystem Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 13:30 – 14:30
    Ecosystem Zone
    Outlining the various services and products available as part of the UKSE, particularly around connecting SMEs up with the wider ecosystem, and how to find them.
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  • UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA): How Angel and VC investment works
    UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA): How Angel and VC investment works
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Investment Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 14:00
    Investment Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 14:00
    Investment Zone
    Explore how early-stage investment works for founders.
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  • Highlight Hour: Space Showcase
    Highlight Hour: Space Showcase
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 13:30
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 13:30
    Main Stage
    Featuring a diverse array of businesses, including some traditionally outside of the space industry, this session promises to offer unique perspectives and compelling stories.
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  • Unlocking funding to drive innovation in your business
    Unlocking funding to drive innovation in your business
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Business Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 11:30 – 12:30
    Business Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 11:30 – 12:30
    Business Zone
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  • Frazer-Nash Consultancy: Why industry and academic collaborations are the key to growth and development.
    Frazer-Nash Consultancy: Why industry and academic collaborations are the key to growth and development.
    12 Jun 2024, 11:30 – 12:30
    Academia Zone
    Unlock the full potential of your SME in the UK space sector by harnessing the power of collaboration between industry and academia.
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  • Orbit Fab UK and Europe: Is sustainable space exploration even possible?
    Orbit Fab UK and Europe: Is sustainable space exploration even possible?
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Sustainability Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 11:30 – 12:30
    Sustainability Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 11:30 – 12:30
    Sustainability Zone
    Join us to learn about the cutting-edge technologies and strategic efforts driving the quest for sustainable space exploration
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  • Panel: Working with Primes in the Space Sector
    Panel: Working with Primes in the Space Sector
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 11:00 – 12:00
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 11:00 – 12:00
    Main Stage
    Explore the intricacies of navigating procurement processes, understanding the requirements of prime contractors, and maximising opportunities within the space industry.
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  • Panel - Satellite Applications Catapult: Navigating the UK Space Ecosystem - Supporting Businesses
    Panel - Satellite Applications Catapult: Navigating the UK Space Ecosystem - Supporting Businesses
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Ecosystem Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 11:00 – 12:00
    Ecosystem Zone
    12 Jun 2024, 11:00 – 12:00
    Ecosystem Zone
    Outlining the various services and products available as part of the UKSE, particularly around business support, and how to find them.
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  • Keynote - Space Forge: Six impossible things before breakfast: Growing a space start-up
    Keynote - Space Forge: Six impossible things before breakfast: Growing a space start-up
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 10:40
    Main Stage
    12 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 10:40
    Main Stage
    Discover the untapped potential of the space industry, learn about emerging trends and innovations, and unlock strategies to position your business for success in this rapidly evolving frontier.
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  • Breakfast - Space North:  How the North of England can make the UK a space tech superpower
    Breakfast - Space North:  How the North of England can make the UK a space tech superpower
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Pearl Suite
    12 Jun 2024, 08:00 – 9:30
    Pearl Suite
    12 Jun 2024, 08:00 – 9:30
    Pearl Suite
    Join Space North to explore how the North of England can lead the way in making the UK a Space Tech Superpower!
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