The 2nd Irish Industry Space Day is a networking event organised by the Irish Space Industry Group and co-ordinated by National Space Centre, Midleton, Co Cork.

Date: 2 September 2015

Location: Stephens Green Hibernian Club, 9 St Stephen’s Green Dublin 2.


All representatives from large Commercial Organisations, Government Departments, Research Organisations, Universities, Space Related SME’s and Space Services Industry are invited to register below and attend.


You will benefit from attendance at the event by:

  • Learning of the latest developments and opportunities for the Irish Space Sector
  • Developing channels for new sales
  • Meeting partners for Research and Development opportunities


8:40  Registration

9:00  Welcome note, Rory Fitzpatrick CEO of National Space Centre

9:15   Presentation on Irish Space Industry Group, Peter Hollidge Downstream Industry

9: 35  Session 1: Collaboration for R&D

9:35   SFI Prof. Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland

10:00  Claire FitzGerald Director at Mapsphere Limited, Ireland cooperation with European Space Agency

10:25  Niall Smith CIT, Black Rock Observatory Outreach Programme

10:45 Coffee Break

11:00  Session 2: Earth Observation and Space Surveillance

11:00  Bruce Hannah, NSC

11:25  Jenny Hannifin, Techworks Marine

11:50 Rory Scarrott Beaufort UCC

12:15 Announcement:: ESNC Competition Winner 2015

12:45  LUNCH (Sandwiches and a light buffet will be provided)

14:00  Session 3: Space-based Communication

14:00 Nicholas Daly, Eutelsat

14:25 Mark Elliot, Voyager IP

14:50 Guy Thomas, C-SIGMA

15:45  Coffee Break

16:00  Session 4: Big Data and Space

16:00 Kieran Kirk, IMGS

16:25 Simon Chesworth, Exact Earth

16:50 Dr. Peter T. Gallagher, TCD Space Weather Research

19.30 Dinner at Stephens Green Hibernian Club (optional) 3 course meal & glass of wine €50 p.p.  Reservation required.

Please register your interest in attending the 2015 Space Event. Attendance is free and open to all.

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If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on Tel: 0216010744


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