'Landing and Growing in the UK' the Satellite Finance Network's fifth annual conference and trade show

Date: 04 April 2016
Time: 09:30 - 16:00     Venue: Inmarsat, 99 City Road, London, EC1Y 1AX

This year's conference will focus on landing and growing in the UK.

We are pleased to welcome a very impressive list of speakers this year.

The panel sessions will include:

09.30 - 10.00    

Registration and trade show

10.00 - 10.30

Opening remarks

  • Ruy Pinto, COO, Inmarsat
  • Andy Green, President, UKspace and Industry co-Chair, Space Leadership Council
  • Joanne Wheeler, Partner, Bird & Bird and Co-Chair of the SFN

10.30 - 11.30

CEO Panel

Chair: Jason Rainbow, Editor, Satellite Finance

  • Rupert Pearce, CEO, Inmarsat
  • Colin Paynter, MD, Airbus Defence & Space Ltd.
  • Steve Collar, CEO, O3b
  • Rick Baldridge, President and COO, ViaSat
  • Craig Clark, CEO, Clyde Space

11.30 - 11.45


11.45 - 12.45

Landing and Growing in the UK

Chair: Stuart Martin, CEO, Satellite Applications Catapult

  • Mike Lawton, CEO, Oxford Space Systems
  • Kathryn Hullah, Marketing Manager, Reliance Precision
  • Matt Child, VP Government Services, Eutelsat
  • Terry Coxall, Space Specialist, UKTI
  • Peter Mabson, CEO, exactEarth

12.45 - 14.15

Lunch and trade show

14.15 - 14.45

A Discussion with UK Export Finance

Introduction - Nick Flitterman, Head of Telecoms, Portland Advisers

  • Gabriel Buck, Managing Director, GKB Ventures
  • Peter Maplestone, Senior Underwriter, UK Export Finance

14.45 - 15.45

Scaling up - Through different types and stages of finance

Chair: Umerah Akram, Head of Elite Programme, London Stock Exchange

  • Bruce Colley, Access to Finance Manager, InnovateUK
  • Richard Brook, E-Synergy and InvestingZone
  • Mark Boggett, Seraphim Space Fund
  • Simon Ackland, Non-executive Director, Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Stephen Ainsworth, Relationship Director, Barclays

15.45 - 16.00

Closing remarks

Richard Peckham, Business Development Director, Airbus and Co-Chair of the SFN

16.00 onwards   

Afternoon tea

There will also be a trade show with a wide range of exhibitors.

Would you like to attend?

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