With both the European Space Expo and the European Space Solutions 2014 conference coming to Prague, starting June 7 the city – which is also the home of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) – is set to become space obsessed.
From June 7 to 15, Prague will play host to the European Space Expo, a travelling exhibition highlighting how space activities and applications have a direct impact on our daily lives. After visiting 20 European cities over the course of the last two years, the Space Expo will land on Prague’s Jan Palach Square in front of the Rudolfinum Hall. At the same time, the space users’ community will also be gathering in Prague for the European Space Solutions 2014 conference, running June 11 to 13 at the Prague Congress Centre.
With over 30,000 applications in such sectors as transportation, agriculture and safety relying on space technologies, clearly space has a direct impact on our daily lives. Both the European Space Expo and the European Space Solutions conference will highlight and expand on this impact.
The European Space Expo, which is free and open to the public, gives visitors of all ages an opportunity to see, touch and experience the wide range of innovative technologies and services that space offers. Using interactive, educational and multilingual displays, the Expo highlights the many positive benefits created by investing in space. The exhibition has been displayed in 20 cities so far. Prague should be the city of the half-millionth visitor.
With the Expo showcasing what space technologies are doing, the European Space Solutions conference explores the ‘how’. The conference brings together business and the public-sector with users and developers of space-based solutions to explore how space can make a difference to the lives, and livelihoods, of people across Europe and around the globe.
The conference agenda includes a high-level Plenary Session, user-led seminars, opportunities for one-to-one meetings, and a range of networking events. Registration is available onsite.
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