New Space Workshop: How do we build Space from scratch?



Tuesday, 15 February 2022 16:00 EST
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 19:00 EST
Event Description: 

SSSI and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)  are partnering to offer a topical, insightful and interesting virtual session discussing New Space.

Join us for a truly-global virtual event focused on highlighting the new, quickly growing Space community.

How can we build Space from scratch?

Space programs across the world have faced, and are currently facing critical challenges. The evolving ecosystem has answered with innovation, shaping a brighter future.

Join this pivotal virtual event to engage spatial and location professionals as they discuss the impacts on the changing New Space ecosystem and data that are inspiring innovations ranging from digital twins to disaster resilience and everything in between.

The event, open to all, will be held via virtually at the following time:


Event Dates:

Eastern Standard Time: Tuesday 15 February, 2022 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Australian Eastern Daylight Time: Wednesday 16 February, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM




Nadine Alameh, CEO, OGC

Tony Wheeler, CEO, SSSI

Setting the Scene

Keynote Speaker:

Alison Rose, Chief of Place, Space & Communities, Geoscience Australia

Katie Baynes, Deputy Program Director, NASA

Panel 1

Infrastructure, Innovation, Impacts

Moderated by:

 Roger Franzen, Earthspace consultant and technical advisor

Lynn McDonald, Azure Space Lead Australia/Japan, Microsoft
Quinn Scripter, VP Engineering, Planet
Glenn Cockerton, MD, Spatial Vision
Allison Kealy, Professor, RMIT University


10 Minute Break

Setting the Scene

Innovation, Opportunities, Evolving Ecosystem

Keynote Speaker:

Kristi Bradford, Space Technology Lead, In-Q-Tel

Panel 2

Evolving the New Space Ecosystem


Moderated by:

Bill Barrett, Senior VP, Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants 

Patrick Cozzi, CEO, Cesium
Prashant Shukle, COO, KorrAI
Joe Morrison, VP Commercial Product, Umbra
Mani Thiru, Space Industry Development Asia Pacific, AWS


Nadine Alameh, CEO, OGC

Tony Wheeler, CEO, SSSI

OGC Members are invited to use the following discount code: OGC_Member_2022