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.
Date: 28 February 2014
Location: National Space Centre, Leicester
Description: Open to UK graduates and young professionals, major organisations from within the space sector will be present to showcase the career possibilities in key areas of the industry.
Date: 1-2 March 2014
Description: The National Student Space Conference brings together students, academics, and professionals from across the country to share knowledge of space, discuss the challenges facing the sector, and to create new links between groups. It features talks by leading space science and industry figures, a careers fair, and opportunities to take part in discussions and networking events.
Date: 10 March 2014
Location: Royal Astronomical Society, London
Description: The European Space Agency (ESA) and the UK Space Agency are pleased to announce an open meeting to provide information and advice about the forthcoming International Life Sciences Research Announcement (ILSRA).
Date: 13-16 March 2014
Description: The Big Bang Fair, the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK will be taking place at Birmingham’s NEC from 13-16 March 2014. The UK Space Agency is back for the 4th year running, this time in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL).
Date: 19 March 2014
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.
Date: 24-28 March 2014
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.
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.
Date: 23-26 June 2014
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.
Date: 14-20 July 2014
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.