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Linköping Municipality, along with the companies and institutions in Linköping operating within the field of space, welcomes you to Future Space, a space conference with exceptional organization and content is offered.

The conference, Future Space, presents participants with a diverse program shedding light on various aspects of Swedish space activities. Organized by Maxar, Beyond Gravity, and Saab, the event features conference sessions and exhibitions covering both commercial and institutional, as well as defense-related activities. This includes discussions on the challenges in establishing new global commercial satellite constellation programs, the utilization of satellite data for monitoring and weather forecasting, and space infrastructure to support the Swedish Armed Forces.

We are also pleased to offer a segment on ongoing Space Exploration, where Swedish astronauts provide visitors with insights into the realities of space travel and the challenges it entails. Company visits to Maxar, Beyond Gravity, and Saab in Linköping are included as part of the conference.

The following programme below is preliminary.

September 16

09:00 Optional City Tour of Linköping (09:00-11:30am)
11:00 Registration opens
12:00 Lunch and Networking
13:00 – 17:30 Keynotes and Panel Discussions: Earth Observation & Intelligence and Defence & Security

18:30 Departure for dinner
19:00 Dinner event at Visualiseringscenter in Norrköping
Networking, food and drinks accompanied with a showcase and a presentation by Anders Ynnerman – find out more about Visualiseringscenter here.

September 17

08:30 Keynotes and Panel Discussions: Commercialization of Space and Space Exploration
12:00 Space Exploration – Possibilities and challenges for the Future 
13:00 Lunch and Networking
14:00 Facility Tours

Marcus Wandt, ESA Astronaut and Chief Test Pilot at Saab
Christer Fuglesang, Director KTH Space Center, Former ESA Astronaut

Seize the opportunity to discover more of Linköping before and after the conference! Look out for our exclusive City Tours.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out. Contact us for any inquiries or further information about the conference,