Poland User Forum “Satellites for society: operational uses of satellite-based services by the Polish public administration”

Warsaw, Poland

09:30 – 10:00 Registration


10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and introductions


10:30 – 11:00 Keynotes

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:00 Some figures on the use of satellite-based services in the Polish public administration


12:00 – 13:00 Testimonials of use of satellite-based services

Presentations from Polish public authorities using satellite-based services in strategic sectors at the local, regional and national levels.


13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break


14:00 – 14:45 Examples of projects enabling Polish public administrations to use innovative satellite-based services

14:45 – 15:00 Coffee break

15:00 – 16:00 Interactive discussion: Challenges and opportunities to develop and use satellite-based services in the public sector

This session aims at actively involving the audience in the discussion on the main challenges facing public authorities to use satellite-based services (economic, technical, legal, etc.). The audience will be able to interact with the speakers and the decision-makers in the room, and to envisage possible solutions to overcome the obstacles identified.

Moderator: Otylia Trzaskalska-Stroińska, Deputy Director in the Innovation Department, Polish Ministry of Economic Development


Marek Banaszkiewicz, President at the Polish Space Agency 

Anna Kacprzyk, Director of Pilot Programmes Department at the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development

Jakub Ryzenko, Crisis Information Centre at the Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences

Thibaud Delourme, European Commission – DG GROW – Directorate of Space Policy, Copernicus & Defence

Zbigniew Burdzy, Chief Specialist, Department of Strategy and International Cooperation, Polish Space Agency

Norbert Hübner, Head of Feasibility Studies Section, Study and Project Management Office, Integrated and Telecommunication Applications Department Directorate of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, European Space Agency ESTEC


16:00 – 16:15 Final remarks and recommendations for the future

Stefaan De Mey, Secretary General at Eurisy