The Fisher Brothers Institute for Air and Spase Strategic Studies
Skip Upper Bar
Upper Bar
Skip Quick Links
Quick Links

The Ninth Ilan Ramon Annual International Space Conference

 

 

 The  Ninth Ilan Ramon Annual International Space Conference

will be held on January 29th,30th 2014 at the IAF Center, Herzlia

 Pictures from the conference click here

 Click on Red backgrounds to watch conference lectures  

 

Day One – 29.1.2014

07:45 Registration
08:30

Opening Session


Remarks and greetings

 

Address by President Shimon Peres

 

Moshe Fadlon, Mayor of Herzliya
Bina Bar-On, Director General, Ministry of Science, Technology and Space
Brig. Gen. (res.) Asaf Agmon, CEO, The Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies

 

Ramon Scholarships awarding ceremony
Rona Ramon
Bina Bar-On, Director General, Ministry of Science, Technology and Space
Menachem Kidron, Director General, Israel Space Agency
Representative of scholarship winners

 

STS-107 Commemoration

Life on board the international space station
Astronaut Paolo Nespoli, ESA

10:30 Break
11:00

Space Agencies Special Panel
Moderator: Prof. Angie Bukley, Dean, International Space University

Panelists:
General (ret.) Michael C. Wholley, NASA General Counsel
General (ret.) Walter J. Natynczyk, Canadian Space Agency President
Francisco Javier Mendieta Jiménez, Director General, Mexican Space Agency
Geir Hovmorg, Deputy Director General, Norwegian Space center
Prof. Nazzareno Mandolesi, member of the board of directors, Italian Space Agency
Menachem Kidron, Director General, Israel Space Agency

13:00 Lunch
14:00

Science and space session
Chairman: Prof. Eli Waxman, Head, Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science

 

Space Sciences - A year in review
Prof. Ehud Behar, Head, Asher Space Research Institute, the Technion, Israel

 

A History of Observing the Sun from Space
Dr. David DeVorkin, Senior curator, National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC

 

Gold in Space
Prof. Zvi Piran, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

15:45

Break

16:15

Space and Security Session
Chairman: Brig. Gen (res.) Amnon Harari, Head, MOD Space Directorate

 

The Space Industries Contribution to Israel’s National Security
Yossef Weiss, CEO, Israel Aerospace Industries

 

Space and Israel’s Security
Maj. Gen. (res.) Udi Shani, former director general, Israel Ministry of Defense

 

Space as a Major Component in US Security
Lt. Gen. John E. Hyten, Vice Commander, US Air Force Space Command

 

Annual Address by the Commander of Israel Air Force
Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel (Translation)

 

 

18:30 Projected end of Session
   

Day Two – 30.1.2014                          

 

 

07:45

Gathering

08:30

Musical Interlude

 

Space in the World of Industry and Technology Session
Chairman: Haim Rousso, Executive Vice President for Engineering and Technology Excellence, Elbit Systems

 

Trends in Space Technology - A year in review
Tal Inbar, Head, Space Research Center, the Fisher Institute for Air & Space Strategic Studies

 

LiteSat Mission Control Center – Comprehensive and flexible ground station solution for satellite constellations
Danna Linn Barnett, RAFAEL

 

SHALOM Mission for Development of the World First Commercial Hyper-Spectral Space-borne Imaging
Gil Tidhar, Shalom project manager, MBT-Space, IAI

 

New Trends in Remote Sensing
Ilan Porat, Head of Space Directorate, Elbit Systems Intelligence and Electro Optics - Elop

 

Satellites, Launchers and Spacecrafts – Future plans
Dr. John D. Evans, Corporate VP for engineering and technology, Lockheed Martin Corporation

 

Future Vision of Arianespace Launchers Fleet
Serge Chartoire, Sales Director – Specific Orbits in Arianespace’s Commercial Directorate

10:45 Break
11:15

Space in the Service of Man and Country Session

Chairman: Ambassador Jeremy Issacharof, Deputy Director General for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel

 

Trends in Space Policy and Security - A year in review
Dr. Deganit Paikowsky, Tel Aviv University and the National Council for Research and

Development, Ministry of Science

 

Annual Address by the Director General of the Israel Space Agency
Menachem Kidron, Director General, Israel Space Agency

 

Copernicus – A European Remote Sensing Program
Dr. Reinhard Schulte-Braucks, Head, Copernicus, European Commission

 

Air Traffic Control from Space Using Nano Satellites
Dr. Lars Alminde, CSO, Gom Space, Denmark


Communication Satellites – From Conception to Orbit
David Zusiman, Amos 4 Program Manager, Spacecom

12:50 Lunch
13:50

Entrepreneurship, Innovations and Non-traditional Uses of Space
Chairman: Dr. Rony Potasman, Executive VP for R&D, RAFAEL

 

Space Florida – A model for space entrepreneurship and collaboration of industry and state
Franc Dibello, President and CEO, Space Florida

 

Spaceflight – Various solutions for access to space
Phil Brzytwa, Business Manager, Spaceflight Inc.

 

Space as an Economic Driver
Dr. Thanasis Postis, Hellenic Association of Space Industry

 

Horizon 2020: Opportunities for Israel’s Space Community
Marcel Shaton, General Manager, ISERD (Israel – Europe R&D Directorate

 

Duchifat-1" – First Students' built Israeli Pico Satellite
Presentation by Yarden Carmel, Herzliya Sciences Center student

 

New Space
Moderator: Cdr. (res.) Ofer Lapid, former CTO, Israel MOD Space Directorate
Yosi Yamin, CEO, Space Pharma
Prof. Ran Ginosar, CEO, Ramon Chips
Yishai Netzer, CEO, Netzer Precision Motion Sensors
José Mariano López Urdiales, Bloon

15:40 Break
16:00

Humans in Space
Moderator: Tal Inbar, Head, Space research Center, Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies
Astronaut Thomas Reiter, ESA Director of Human
Spaceflight and Operations
Maj. Gen. Dumitru Prunariu, First Cosmonaut of Romania,
Founder, Association of Space Explorers
Dr. Anna L. Fisher, Astronaut, NASA

18:00

Concluding remarks
Maj. Gen (ret.) Herzle Bodinger, Chairman of the Board
Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies

 


Date 29/01/2014 08:00 - 30/01/2014 18:00
PrintTell a friend
 
Daronet Daronet Web Building
  Skip Publications
Publications
Jump to page content