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Registration

Please register here for the event in Graz on October 4, 2022.

Program: Highlights of Austrian Space Research and Industry

 

DI Dr. Heinz Mayer, Managing Director of JOANNEUM RESEARCH, and DI Dr. Gerd Hesina, Managing Director of VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung, will lead through the programm

Opening speech: Provincial Councillor MMag.a Barbara Eibinger-Miedl

 

Extraterrestrial success stories - from earth to interplanetary space and back to industry

Aspiration Weltraum – Terrestrial Uniqueness and Planetary Diversity
Prof. Dr. Christiane Helling, Director of the Institute for Space Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences

The 3D Image of Planetary Surfaces
DI Gerhard Paar, Head of the Space Robotics & Instruments Team at the DIGITAL Institute

Visualization and analysis of 3D reconstructions of the Martian surface
DI Dr. Christoph Traxler, Area Coordinator for Smart Worlds at VRVis

Broadband connections for high performance satellites
DI Michael Schmidt, Deputy Head of the Space Technology and Communication Technology Research Group at the DIGITAL Institute

Forest monitoring from space: challenges and opportunities
Priv.-Doz. DI DI Dr. Roland Perko, Head of the DIGITAL Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Research Group, emphasizes the economic and societal importance of image-based remote sensing technologies.

Launchers - Challenges of the New Space
DI (FH) Armin Scheinost, Branch Manager Aerospace at Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG

Space strategy and competitiveness
Dr. Andreas Geisler, Head of the Aerospace Agency of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

Panel Discussion

  • How to reconcile scientific findings and economic benefits of space research?

  • What is the Austrian USP in international space research, and how can we build and maintain a "critical mass" together?

  • How does the public perceive Austrian space research?

 

Panelists:

DI. Dr. Heinz Mayer
Managing Director JOANNEUM RESEARCH

Prof. Dr. Christiane Helling
Director Institute for Space Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Mag.a Margit Mischkulnig (invited)
Head of the Space Department of the BMK

DI Dr. Gerd Hesina
Managing Director VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung

DI (FH) Armin Scheinost
Branch Manager Aerospace at Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG

DI Dr. Matthias Rüther
Director Institute DIGITAL of JOANNEUM RESEARCH

 

The musical program will be provided by "Nette Ёltere Herren".

Registration

Please register here for the event in Graz on October 4, 2022.

Directions

Energie Steiermark AG, Leonhardgürtel 10, 8010 Graz
Event room 10th floor