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Livestream agenda

The rover competition and the Inspiration Zone will be available to visitors every day (September 09–11, 2022, Friday to Sunday) from 10.00am to 5.00pm on the campus of the Kielce University of Technology. Below you can find a draft agenda of the online broadcast. Participation in the event is free of charge. The livestream will be provided exclusively in English.

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10am

LIVESTREAM

Beginning of the first day

ERC Host & Jury representatives

Jury representatives and the winning rover team of #ERC2021

10.30am

LIVESTREAM

Future technologies, research, and projects of space agencies and private companies

Keynote presentation – Artemis Westenberg

Debate introduction.

11am

LIVESTREAM

How will new science and technologies change the world in the coming years?

Debate – Artemis Westenberg, Milena Ratajczak, Adriana Marais & others. Moderator: Aleksandra Bukała

What will the discoveries in genetics, cosmology, and AI research bring in the coming years of the 21st century? Will we be able to start time travel, reach the stars and meet other civilizations in space?

11.50am

LIVESTREAM

What do rovers do on Mars and Mars Yard?

Remco Timmermans will talk to (among others): Maria Antonietta Perino, Andrea Merlo (Thales Alenia Space), Oskar Zdunek (Polish Space Agency)

Live from the Mars Yard studio. A conversation with the Jury and Space Experts on the applications of rovers in space exploration, with a mention of drones.

12.20pm

LIVESTREAM

Meet the ERC’22 Exhibitors and Teams

Live from the Inspiration Zone and Team Zone

Presentation of Exhibitors, Teams and rovers participating in the ERC 2022.

2pm

LIVESTREAM

Future Mars Exploration

Keynote presentation – Dr. Gernot Groemer

Debate introduction.

2.30pm

LIVESTREAM

Life in a martian city

Debate – Dr. Gernot Groemer, Leszek Orzechowski, Dr. Joanna Jurga, Thais Russomano & others. Moderator: Milena Ratajczak

An interdisciplinary conversation with experts from various fields about psychological, physiological, and biological aspects of life on Mars. A discussion on its future economy, governance, and possible lifestyles.

3.20pm

LIVESTREAM

Competencies in the space sector – who’s needed?

Remco Timmermans will talk to (among others): Przemek Rudź (Future Space, Polish Space Agency)

Live from the Mars Yard studio. A conversation with the Jury and Space Experts on the required competencies in the space sector.

3.50pm

LIVESTREAM

Meet the ERC’22 Exhibitors and Teams

Live from the Inspiration Zone and Team Zone

Presentation of Exhibitors, Teams and rovers participating in the ERC 2022.

4.20pm

LIVESTREAM

Wrap-up of the first day

ERC Host

10am

LIVESTREAM

Beginning of the second day

ERC Host & Jury representatives

A summary of the first day of the ERC competition.

10.30am

LIVESTREAM

Lunar exploration

Keynote presentation – Maria Antonietta Perino

Debate introduction.

11am

LIVESTREAM

The Moon – from survival to daily life

Debate – Gianfranco Visentin, Reut Sorek Abramovich, Carlos Espejel, Maria Antonietta Perino & others

An interdisciplinary conversation with experts from various fields about our lives and work on the Moon, how to survive extreme conditions, human-robot cooperation, and a zero-waste lifestyle.

11.50am

LIVESTREAM

Differences between Mars and lunar rovers

Remco Timmermans will talk to (among others): Gianfranco Visentin (ESA), Krzysztof Walas (Poznan University of Technology), Marta Balcer (Polish Space Agency)

Live from the Mars Yard studio. A conversation with the Jury and Experts on the differences between Mars and Moon rovers.

12.20pm

LIVESTREAM

Meet the ERC’22 Exhibitors and Teams

Live from the Inspiration Zone and Team Zone

Presentation of Exhibitors, Teams and rovers participating in the ERC 2022.

2pm

LIVESTREAM

A new generation of space stations

Keynote presentation

Debate introduction.

2.30pm

LIVESTREAM

Art and living in space

Debate – Dr. Niamh Shaw, Dr. Dolly Daou, Andrea Merlo, Ben Haldeman & others. Moderator: Milena Ratajczak

An interdisciplinary conversation with experts from various fields about the meaning of art, design, photography, music, and even gardening on space stations. Applied technologies in space.

3.20pm

LIVESTREAM

Future of the space market labor

Remco Timmermans will talk to (among others): Artemis Westenberg, Maria Antonietta Perino, Andrea Merlo

Live from the Mars Yard studio. What new professions will space exploration bring? What competencies should the next generation develop?

3.50pm

LIVESTREAM

Meet the ERC’22 Exhibitors and Teams

Live from the Inspiration Zone and Team Zone

Presentation of Exhibitors, Teams and rovers participating in the ERC 2022.

4.20pm

LIVESTREAM

Wrap-up of the second day

ERC Host

10am

LIVESTREAM

Beginning of the third day

ERC Host & Jury representatives

A summary of the second day of the ERC competition.

10.30am

LIVESTREAM

Space technologies in everyday life

Keynote presentation

Debate introduction.

11am

LIVESTREAM

Financing in the space industry

Debate – Jan Woemer, Pedro Durque, Miquel Pastor Vinader, Katarzyna Malinowska, Paweł Pacek, Michał Szwajewski

An interdisciplinary conversation with experts from various fields about financing in the space industry.

11.50am

LIVESTREAM

AI and autonomous robots

Remco Timmermans will talk to (among others): Gianfranco Visentin (ESA-PERASPERA), Oskar Zdunek (Polish Space Agency)

Live from the Mars Yard studio. What benefits does designing better autonomous space robots give us? What new applications for such technologies will we find in the future?

12.20pm

LIVESTREAM

Meet the ERC’22 Exhibitors and Teams

Live from the Inspiration Zone and Team Zone

Presentation of Exhibitors, Teams and rovers participating in the ERC 2022.

2pm

LIVESTREAM

Overview of space-related advertising and the most interesting communication campaigns from the space sector

Keynote presentation

Debate introduction.

2.30pm

LIVESTREAM

How to talk about space?

Debate – Łukasz Wilczyński, Remco Timmermans & guests

An interdisciplinary conversation with experts from various fields about how we should talk about space, how to communicate its complex topics, and sway the public.

3.20pm

LIVESTREAM

Awaiting the results – interviews with the ERC’22 Teams

Live from the Team Zone

Conversations with Teams taking part in the ERC 2022 competition.

3.45pm

LIVESTREAM

Award and closing ceremony

Speakers

Find out more about the European Rover Challenge guests & speakers. Don't miss your chance for a meet-up!

Gernot Groemer – Austrian Space Forum

Dr. Gernot Groemer

Founder, Austrian Space Forum

Dr Dolly Daou

Dr. Dolly Daou

Expert in food design & architecture

Maria Antonietta Perino – Thales Alenia Space

Maria Antonietta Perino

Director, Thales Alenia Space

Remco Timmermans – #EUinfluencer for space

Remco Timmermans

#EUinfluencer for space in 2020 and 2021

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Artemis Westenberg

CEO, Explore Mars Europe

Gianfranco Visentin – European Space Agency

Gianfranco Visentin

Automation and Robotics lead, ESA

Dr Reut Sorek Abramovich – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Dr. Reut Sorek Abramovich

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Thais Russomano – InnovaSpace

Thais Russomano

CEO, InnovaSpace

Leszek Orzechowski – Space is More

Leszek Orzechowski

Architect and founder, Space is More

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Dr. Niamh Shaw

Space reporter, performer, writer & ESA champion

Grzegorz Wrochna – Polska Agencja Kosmiczna

Grzegorz Wrochna

President, Polish Space Agency

Dr Joanna Jurga

Dr. Joanna Jurga

Product and interior designer

Andrea Merlo – Thales Alenia Space

Andrea Merlo

Head of Robotics, Thales Alenia Space

Inna Uwarowa – SAB Aerospace

Inna Uwarowa

Strategy Director, SAB Aerospace