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Sandpit: SSA Data Management, Standards and Ethics

Date: Thurs 15th April 2021, 13:30 BST
Virtual Sandpit:  Link to be provided

13:30 – 13:35       Welcome & Introduction

                                                   Prof Bob Mann [University of Edinburgh]

13:35 – 15:05       Session 1: Data Management

                                                    Stuart Eves [SJESpace], Dinz Dinsley [NORSS], Waqar Zaidi [L3 Harris] and

Mark Mulholland, [Office of Space Commerce, US Department of Commerce (MITRE)]

13:35  Introduction

13:40  Presentation – The Management of ‘Data of Space’

The collection and storage, validation, analysis and distribution of space data: how it is performed with insight provided from Sprint Advanced Concept Training: SAC-T

14:05  Discussion – What is needed for space data management?

14:40  Presentation – Decentralizing Data Management

14:50  Discussion



15:05 – 15:15        Break

15:15 – 16:30        Session 2: Standards

 Dinz Dinsley [NORSS], Brian Swinburne [Airbus Defence and Space]

15:15  Introduction

15:20  Presentation – Standards for Data Management of Objects in Space

15:50 Discussion



16:30 – 16:40      Break

16:40 – 18:00      Session 3: Ethics

Fionagh Thomson, [Durham University]

16:40  Introduction

16:45  Sustainable Space Ethics: the link between technology, law and ethics

17:15  Discussion



18:00 18:30      The Way Ahead: GNOSIS Funding & Future Events

Prof Bob Mann [University of Edinburgh], Dinz Dinsley [NORSS]

18:00  Presentation – Submitting Proposals for GNOSIS Funding

‘How to apply’, the funding route and application process

18:20  Opportunities arising from the Sandpit, and way forward

18:30  Closing Remarks

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