"Space – a Dimension for European Security?”

Coorganised with Copura and Karl von Wogau MEPRoundtable DiscussionParticipation only with personal invitation



11:30 Registration

12:00 Reception Cocktail and Welcome

Christoph Raab, Manager, Copura

12:30 Lunch

Introductory Remarks by Karl von Wogau, MEP

14:00-14:30 Keynote Session

Introduction: Peter Weilemann, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, European Office, Director

Karl von Wogau, MEP, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence, European Parliament

Peter Hintze, Member of the Bundestag, Secretary of State, Coordinator of the German Government for Space and Aerospace Policy, Ministry of Economics, Germany

14.30 - 16.15 Which Contribution of European Space Technologies to European Security?

Satellite Surveillance and Reconnaissance & Communication

Initial Statements:

Stefano Bruzzi, Head of Earth Observation Programme, European Space Agency

Jacques Cipriano, Director European Affairs, Safran

Chair: Frank Asbeck, Director EU Satellite Centre

Comment: Stéphane Janichewski, Deputy Director General, CNES


15:45 Keynote Input on the EDA Steering Board Meeting:

Karl Viktor Erjavec, Minister of Defence, Slovenia

16:15 – 16:45 Coffee Break

Press Conference

16:45 – 18:30 Space – a Chance for Europe? How can Space contribute to European Security?

Initial Statements:

Henri Bentégeat, Chairman EU Military Committee

Hilmar Linnenkamp, Deputy Chief Executive, European Defence Agency

Manuel Medina Ortega, MEP, Coordinator of the Socialist Group, Legal Affairs Committee, European Parliament

Olivier Houssin, Executive Vice President, Thales

Chair: Frank Asbeck, Director EU Satellite Centre

Comment: Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman, DLR


18:45 Press Conference

19.30 Informal Get-Together in the Schwarzwaldstube

Peter Flory, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment

Zum Kalender hinzufügen


Representation of Baden-Württemberg


Dr. Peter R. Weilemann †

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