Programme


Please note the programme is subject to change.

24 March 2021 - 13:45UT-15:45UT

Chaired by Mike Hapgood and Mario M. Bisi, UKRI STFC RAL Space

  • Presentation of the RWCS/Paper
  • Discussion
  • Informal chat
SWIMMR Space Weather Engagement Day: 25 March 2021 - 12:45UT-16:00UT 
Chaired by Ian McCrea and Mario M. Bisi, UKRI STFC RAL Space
   

12:45-13:00

Overview of the SWIMMR Programme 
Ian McCrea

13:00-13:15

Met Office perspective on SWIMMR
Mark Gibbs and Simon Machin

13:15-13:30

Strategic Advisory Group perspective on SWIMMR
David Southwood

13:30-13:45 

SWIMMR S1: Radiation measurements for space and aviation
Mila de Vere

13:45-14:00

SWIMMR S2: Technology testing and modelling
Chris Frost

14:00-14:15

SWIMMR S3: Transition from Research to Operations
Gerard Hutchinson and Simon Machin

14:15-14:30    

Break

14:30-14:45

SWIMMR N4: SWIMMR Activities in Ground Effects
Alan Thomson

14:45-15:00

SWIMMR S4: Space Weather Empirical Ensemble Package
Huw Morgan

15:00-15:15 

SWIMMR N1: Satellite Radiation Risk Forecast
Richard Horne

15:15-15:30
  

SWIMMR N2: Space Weather Aviation Risk Model
Keith Ryden

15:30-15:45

SWIMMR N3: Assimilative Modelling of the Ionosphere
Sean Elvidge

15:45-16:00 
     

SWIMMR N5: Assimilative Modelling of the Thermosphere
Sean Elvidge

16:00

Close

   
SSA / Space Safety Community Day: 26 March 2021 - 10:15UT-16:00UT
Chaired by Mike Willis, Derek Smale, and Marie Tilbee, UKSA
 

10:15-10:30

Joining, audio / video check

10:30-10:45

Introduction
Dr Alice Bunn (International Director) and Dr Mike Willis (Head of Spectrum Policy and Space Weather)

10:45-11:00


Programme introduction / update 
Derek Smale (Programme Manager) Introduction to the ESA Space Situational Awareness / Space Safety Programme, the UK's investment in it, and a brief update on progress to date.

11:00-11:15


Geo-return
Dr Mike Willis
Discussing the current geo-return position on the programme.

11:15-12:00



Opportunities on the programme
ESA Programme Lead (TBC)
Setting out the various upcoming activities on the programme, including the nature of the work, contractual value, expected ITT-release date, etc.

12:00-12:30



The future of the SSA / Space Safety Programme
Dr Mike Willis
Discussing preparations for the space 22+ Ministerial, seek views from the UK sector and introduce ESA's vision for the future of the programme.

12:30-13:00

Break

13:00-14:00


Sector involvement in the programme
An opportunity for those participating in the ESA programme to share information on any highlights, opportunities for collaborations etc.

14:00-14:15

Q&A (ESA Space Safety Programme)

14:15-14:25

Break

14:25-15:40



National Space Surveillance and Tracking Capability
Jake Geer, Head of Space Surveillance and Tracking
UKSA update on the National Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST) and future programme of work. Presentations from UKSA grant recipients on projects undertaken to advance research in SST technologies.

15:40-15:55

Q&A (SST)

15:55-16:00

Final thoughts

16:00

Close




Key dates

Registration deadline:

19 March 2021 (12:00 UT)