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The 15th Reinventing Space conference and exhibition (RISpace) takes place between Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th October 2017.

 

About RISpace 2016

  • The focus of the 2016 conference was on how technology trends are leading to the increasing commercialisation of space, including low cost launch systems, mega-constellations, and a range of novel satellite applications, both in LEO and beyond.
  • Over 300 attendees came to the conference and exhibition
  • We welcomed 11 exhibitors
  • Nine keynotes include representatives at CEO/DG level from Airbus DS, Arianespace, ESA, NASA, the New Worlds Institute, Northrop Grumman, the Space Data Association and the UK Space Agency
  • A record number (91) of abstracts were submitted, the highest in the history of Reinventing Space. 30 papers will be presented during the main conference
  • Poster sessions were integrated into the catering breaks
  • We welcomed six major panels to the event
  • Reinventing Space Careers wasl once again organised by UKSEDS and the SGAC.
  • The UK local group of Women In Aerospace Europe was launched

 

About RISpace 2015

  • The focus of the 2015 conference was on the commercialisation of space and addressed a range of topics including low cost launch opportunities, the rebirth of constellations, beyond LEO activities and novel technologies.
  • A total number of 385 attendees came to the conference and exhibition
  • 11 exhibitors took part
  • Eight keynotes from the top of UK and international industry and agency addressed delegates
  • A record number (89) of abstracts were submitted, the highest in the history of Reinventing Space. 33 papers were presented during the main conference
  • Poster sessions were integrated into the catering breaks and were very well attended
  • We established a “pre-conference” day with sessions upon spaceports and debris.
  • Reinventing Space Careers established itself as an annual event
  • RIspace included sessions dedicated to civil, technology and launchers and, for the first time, Beyond LEO
  • The conference featured keynotes from industry, agency and government
  • Inclusive atmosphere encouraged easy exchanges between attendees, keynotes, exhibitors and students

About RISpace 2014

Reinventing Space 2014 took place during November 2014 at the Royal Society in London. It was the largest world space event dedicated to the low-cost sector in 2014:.

  • A total number of 377 attendees came to the conference and exhibition
  • 11 exhibitors took part
  • Eight keynotes from the top of UK and international industry and agency addressed delegates
  • A record number (64) of abstracts were submitted, the highest in the history of Reinventing Space. 30 papers were presented during the main conference.
  • 71% of participants in the post-event survey rated the event as exceeding expectations; 98% rated the venue as good or excellent
  • Over 10% of attendees of the seperate careers event gained jobs in the space industry as a direct result of RIspace 2014.
  • RIspace included sessions dedicated to civil, military, technology and finance
  • The conference featured keynotes from industry, agency and government
  • Inclusive atmosphere encouraged easy exchanges between attendees, keynotes, exhibitors and students
  • The LunarMission One project was officially launched during RISpace 2014