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SpaceAM 2022

Advanced Materials & Technology for the Space Sector

12 – 13 July 2022
Harwell Campus, UK

SpaceAM, the premier conference and exhibition highlighting the use of advanced materials in space technology, will take place on 12-13 July 2022 at it’s new home at the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire.

We are living in a world that is critically dependent on space technology and with that comes the need for advanced materials to deliver the best possible opportunities and outcomes for the space industry.

SpaceAM will give you the chance to discover and join the growing global community that is working together to develop and launch innovation in orbit and beyond.

SPACEAM 2022 – DAY 1

Programme day 2
Registration, Networking & Welcome

08:30 – 09:00
Registration, Exhibition and Networking
Grab a coffee, introduce yourself to fellow delegates, browse the exhibitions and get prepared for the day ahead. The conference programme will be delivered in the Pickavance Lecture Theatre, a short walk from the Visitor’s Centre.

09:00- 09:10
Opening Address & Welcome
Hear from the conference organisers about what’s to come.

09:10 – 09:40
Opening Keynote:

SpaceAM 2022 - Bianca CefaloBiance Cefalo
CEO & Co-founder, Space DOTS®
Space DOTS®: Challenging the Status Quo of In-Space Testing for Advanced Materials and Nanotech

Advanced Materials for the Space Sector

09:40 – 10:40

Line-up To Be Announced

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

10:40 – 11:25
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

11:25 – 11:55
Keynote – Additive Manufacturing:

To Be Announced

Additive Manufacturing

11:55 – 12:15
Robert Scudamore
Associate Director and Group Manager – Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, TWI
TWI Activities in AM Including Laser Direct Energy Deposition of Rocket Nozzles

12:15 – 12:35
Rebekka Jurtz
Sales and Project Manager, GEFERTEC
Additive Manufacturing for Large Metal Components – Integration of Qualified WAAM Parts in the Industrial Supply Chain

12:35 – 12:55
Victoria May
Sales & Marketing Manager, Prototal UK
TBC

Lunch, Networking & Exhibits

12:55 – 14:00
Lunch, Networking & Exhibits
Enjoy a buffet lunch whilst perusing the exhibits.

Space Structures

14:00 – 14:20
Sebastian Asprella
CEO & Co-founder, ThinkOrbital
TBC

14:20 – 14:40
TBC
Oxford Space Systems
New Generation of Deployable Mast for Oxford Space Systems Sub-reflector Antenna 

14:40 – 15:00
Vivek Koncherry 
CEO, Graphene Innovations Manchester & Graphene Space Habitat
Advanced Two-dimensional Materials and Manufacturing Process for Next Generation Space Structures 

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

15:00 – 15:30
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through the afternoon.

Sustainability of Advanced Materials for Space

15:30 – 16:30

Panel Session looking at sustainability as the next phase of space exploration, covering space debris, satellite orbits and the investment needed to advance sustainable space technology, featuring:

D-Orbit

Leading Edge Strategy

Drinks Reception and Conference Dinner

19:00 – 23:00
Drinks Reception followed by Conference Dinner 
Venue: Steventon House Hotel, Steventon.
Limited numbers available, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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SPACEAM 2022 – DAY 2

Programme day 1
Registration, Networking & Welcome

09:00 – 09:30
Registration, Exhibition and Networking
Grab a coffee, keep the conversations going, browse the exhibitions and get prepared for the day ahead.

09:30 – 10:00
Keynote:

Space - Speaker - Josh WesternJoshua Western
CEO & Co-Founder, SpaceForge
TBC

In-Space Technology

10:00 – 10:20
Roger Waldock
Managing Director, Light Steering Technologies
Advances in Beam Steering for Space Applications

10:20 – 10:40
Martina Meisnar
Materials and Process Evaluations Engineer, ESA
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Space – an Initiative by the European Space Agency

10:40 – 11:00
Steffan Lea
Research Fellow, AMRC
Advanced Manufacturing for the Space Sector

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

11:00 – 11:45
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

11:45 – 12:05

Keynote:

SpaceAM 2022 - Cynthia BouthotCynthia Bouthot
President, Space Commerce Matters
The Emergence of the Supply-side and How This Will Support Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Activity in LEO 

Materials Supply Chain

12:05 – 12:25
Neelam Mughal
Knowledge Transfer Manager – Advanced Materials, KTN
TBC

12:25 – 12:45
Claire Baker
Segment Manager, Space & Communications, EMEA, Toray Advanced Composites
Market Directions – What’s Next for Composites in Space? 

12:45 – 13:05
TBC

Lunch, Networking & Exhibits

13:05 – 14:00
Lunch, Networking & Exhibits
Enjoy a buffet lunch with a final chance to meet our exhibitors.

Design, Characterisation and Testing

14:00 – 14:20
Tim Hall
Business Development Manager, Engenuity
Accurate Material Characterisation for Lighter and Smaller Structures 

14:20 – 14:40
TBC

14:40 – 15:00
TBC