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GNOSIS Annual Conference

September 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm September 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

 

This conference is part reflective looking back at the previous year’s events as well as looking forward to the new programme.

The event organisers will invite GNOSIS members to propose topics for the parallel sessions, and to table questions for the panel sessions.


Programme (draft)
 
Day 1: 8th September 13:00 – 18:00
Theme: Background and Science [and why collaboration is needed]
Time
Session
Speaker/Convenor
13:00 Welcome and Introduction to GNOSIS Don Pollacco (Warwick)
13:30 SSA – debris populations and future trends Hugh Lewis (Southampton)
14:15 The dangers of debris and rocket bodies Darren McKnight (LeoLabs)
15:00 Break and Networking  
15:15

Panel + Q&A – Theme: Examples of successful collaboration in the SSA arena? Sharing best practice.

Composition academics/business/government/military/legal

Ralph ‘Dinz’ Dinsley (NORSS)
16:15

Parallel Sessions/Contributed Sessions

These sessions will consist of contributions from across the GNOSIS network

 
17:15 Feedback from Parallel Sessions  
17:30 Evening social/networking  
18:00 End  
Day 2: 9th September 13:00 – 18:00
Theme: Shared Needs, Shared Solutions
Time
Event
Speaker/convenor
13:00 Mega-constellations, sustainability and impact on night sky Andy Lawrence (Edinburgh)
13:30 What constellations are doing to mitigate risks (debris and light pollution)  
14:00 Updates on Debris Removal  
14:30 Break and Networking  
14:45 Panel + Q&A – Theme: What are the knowledge gaps and solutions?

Katherine Courtney

(Chair GNOSIS Steering Board)

15:45

Parallel Sessions/Contributed Sessions

These sessions will consist of contributions from across the GNOSIS network

 
16:45 Feedback from Parallel Sessions  
17:30 GNOSIS Challenge Topics – RESULTS  
17:45 Concluding remarks  
18:00 End  

Online

We welcome suggestions from our members on any subjects they believe the workshops/sandpit discussions should/could cover.