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01 December 2010 (08:00 – 23:00)


08:00 – 10:00     » Registration

10:00 – 11:00     » Opening

Opening by the president of CEAS and prominent speakers from Politics and European Commission


Mr. Joachim Szodruch (President of CEAS, Co-Chairman ACARE), Mr. Tom Enders (CEO Airbus), Ms. Sabine Laruelle (President -in-Office of the Council of the EU, Minister for SME and Scientific Policy)


11:00 – 11:30     » Coffee Break


11:30 – 12:45     » Workshop 1: “Education in Aerospace”

A critical element for the future of Aerospace in Europe is its attractiveness to current and future students and the availability of appropriate education and training. This workshop will present and discuss these issues with contributions from both students and education providers with a focus on meeting the challenges at a European level.

Moderator: Mr. Spiros Pantelakis, University of Patras


Ms Elizabeth Donnelly (ADS Group), Ms Liz Allen (Newstead Wood School), Mr. Spiros Pantelakis (Upatras), Ms. Anke Heinz (Airbus), Mr. Thomas Vermin (EUROAVIA), Mr. Dietrich Knörzer (European Commission)

13:00 – 14:00     » Lunch

14:00 – 15:15   » High Level Round Table: “Aeronautics”

This Round Table by key figures from aircraft manufacture, airline, European Commission, European Parliament, and from organisation out of Europe will identify and debate the challenges for the future of aeronautics in Europein relation to decarbonisation, environment, intermodality, new competition and new  materials. The discussion will be moderated by Joachim Szodruch, president of CEAS.

Moderator: Mr. Joachim Szodruch, Member of the DLR Executive Board


Mrs Jacqueline Foster (European Paliament), Mr. Daniel Calleja Crespo (European Commission), Mr. Alexey Fedorov (UAC Russia), Mr. Patrick Goudou (EASA)

15:15 – 15:45     » Get Together Coffee

15:45 – 17:00     » High Level Round Table: “Space”

The Lisbon Treaty Specifically Article 189(1) reads as follows: "To promote scientific and technical progress, industrial competitiveness and the implementation of its policies, the Union shall draw up a European space policy. To this end, it may promote joint initiatives, support research and technological development and coordinate the efforts needed for the exploration and exploitation of space". This discussion by key figures will address steps which need to be undertaken to ensure the competitive edge of space industry on the global market.

Moderator: Mr. Giuseppe Viriglio, Telespazio


Mr. Paul Weissenberg (European Commission), Mr.Luigi Longoni (TAS), Mr. Giuseppe Morsillo (ESA), Mr. Jean-Jacques Tortora ( EUROSPACE)


20:30 – 23:00    » Gala Dinner, with music






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