Photo credit: ESA-Jacky Huart 2017

Cooperation in Space: Italy and Switzerland – present and future

The event "Cooperation in Space: Italy and Switzerland - Present and Future" promotes the dialogue between Swiss and Italian experts and aims to highlight current developments and to explore possible synergies and collaborations in the field of space (research and industry). Not only in a multilateral context, but specifically also in the bilateral Switzerland - Italy context.

Photo credit: ESA-Jacky Huart 2017

Welcome Message:
Ambassador Monika Schmutz Kirgöz

Renato Krpoun, Director of the Swiss Space Office (SSO)
Giorgio Saccoccia, President of the Italian Space Agency (ASI)

Space and Science – Present and Future:
Yves Flückiger, President of Swissuniversities, Rector of the University of Geneva
Francesco Cupertino, Rector of the Polytechnic University of Bari and Delegate of the Conference of Italian University Rectors (CRUI)

Space Industry – Present and Future:
Anna Gregorio, CEO & Co-Founder PICOSATS SRL, Astrophysics Professor University of Trieste
Elisabetta Rugi Grond, CEO Thales Alenia Space Switzerland, Member of the Federal Commission for Space Affairs (extra-parliamentary commission)

Marta Meli, Science Journalist, Sky TG24