Space Dinner is the annual national space conference and NIFRO´s main event and a meeting place for representatives of the space industry, R&D communities, members of Parliament, representatives of the Government and stakeholder,
Space Dinner is the only space policy conference in Norway and it takes place in Oslo at the beginning of February each year.
Participation is by invitation only.
Space Dinner – The Space Industry Conference 2018*.
13th February 2018, Grand Hotel, Karl Johansgate 31, Oslo
13:00 Registration and coffee.
13:30 Welcome, Ms Eline Oftedal, Director, NIFRO.
13:35 Satellite data – the key to future autonomous navigation
Mr Geir Håøy, CEO, Kongsberg Gruppen
Mr Eldar Hauge, CEO, Indra Navia
Mr Trond Hovland, Director, ITS Norway
14:30 The NIFRO prize award.
14:45 Coffee break
15:15 Why build a national space industry? Mr Eric Morel de Westgaver, ESA
How to build a national space industry? Mr Richard Peckham, Chairman , UKSpace
Norway – a successful space nation? Mr Bo Andersen, director, Norwegian Space Agency
16:00 Discussion: “How to build a small space nation – the role of the State”.
Mr Eric Morel de Westgaver, ESA Mr. Richard Peckham, Chairman, UKSpace and,
Mr Bo Andersen, director, Norwegian Space Agency
16:30 Andøya; ”Europe´s gateway to space”, Mr Odd Roger Enoksen, CEO, ASC
16:50 Concluding remarks, Mr Christian Hauglie-Hanssen, President, NIFRO.
18:00 Space Dinner banquette, “Speilsalen”.
Moderator: Mr. Erik Wold
*The first part of the conference, until 15:15 hours, will be conducted in Norwegian, and the same is applicable form 16:30 to end of conference program.