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The UK Space Agency participates and organises exhibitions, conferences and events aimed at industry and academia in the space sector, students and educators, the general public, young people and policy makers. You can find details on all forthcoming and some recent events here.

Satellite Finance Network Conference

Date: 19 March 2014
Location: London

Description: This third SFN conference will concentrate on the dynamic SMEs community, and address access to finance, information, skills, advice, and business and industry support to stimulate a supportive business environment. The morning will concentrate on issues for start-ups and SME companies.

UCL Space Systems – short course

Date: 24-28 March 2014
Location: London

Description: The purpose of the course is to provide the delegate with a broad understanding of the space sector through an exploration of the importance of the sector (socially, economically and politically) and an investigation of its relevance in the context of systems engineering.

Sentinel-1 launch

Date: 03 April 2014
Location: Kourou

Description: The first satellite of the two-satellite Sentinel constellation is ready for launch. By offering a set of key information services for a broad range of applications, this global monitoring programme makes a step change in the way we manage our environment, understand and tackle the effects of climate change, and safeguard everyday lives.

Farming by Satellite Prize

Date: 14 April 2014
Location: Europe and Africa

Description: A completion being run by the GNSS Agency (GSA) for students and young people. The aim is to promote the use of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) in agriculture and its benefits to farmers, consumers, food security and geo-traceability, remote sensing technologies, sustainable land management, and the environment.

UK Cubesat Workshop

Date: 13 May 2014
Location: Harwell

Description: The UK CubeSat Forum has been established over the past 12 months and is now organising the first of what is planned to be an annual UK CubeSat Workshop activity. The network was created to support the various UK interests, groups and communities involved in CubeSat and related nano-satellite activities.

Industry Space Days 2014

Date: 03 to 04 June 2014
Location: Noordwijk

Description: An event dedicated to space technology, products and services in and for Europe. The event will include conferences, a technological exhibition and business to business meetings.

European Space Solutions Conference

Date: 11 – 13 June 2014
Location: Prague

Description: European Space Solutions will bring together business and the public-sector with users and developers of space-based solutions to explore how space can make a difference to the lives, and livelihoods, of people across Europe and around the globe. Space-based services and technologies are the future of efficient, effective and sustainable services that society needs.

National Astronomy Meeting (NAM)

Date: 23-26 June 2014
Location: Portsmouth

Description: The NAM2014 programme will include 8 plenary lectures and two public lectures covering a range of topics including cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics, numerical modeling, solar physics, planetary science, and the current and future space missions and ground-based facilities. NAM2014 will also feature the Prize Lecture by Ken Freeman.

Joint NCEO/CEOI Earth Observation Conference

Date: 24 to 27 June 2014
Location: Sheffield

Description: The annual science conference bringing together scientists and technologists over 4 days to discuss recent science findings and the future technology developments for observing the Earth’s climate and environment from space.

Farnborough International Airshow

Date: 14-20 July 2014
Location: Farnborough

Description: Farnborough Airshow is the UK’s major aerospace trade event. The Space Zone is one of the highlights of the show both for the industry days and the public days. The UK Space Agency will be exhibiting with a number of UK space sector companies. The Space Day conference will take place on Tuesday 15 July.

British Science Festival

Date: 06 to 11 September 2014
Location: Birmingham

Description: Each September the British Science Festival transforms a different UK city into a vibrant celebration of science, engineering and technology. The Festival offers an unrivalled opportunity for the region to showcase its science and technology credentials to the UK and around the world.

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