EVENT PROGRAM

The rover competition and the exhibitors' zone will be available to visitors every day (September 10–12, 2021, Friday to Sunday) from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm on the campus of the Kielce University of Technology. You will also be able to follow the entire event on the livestream in the "#ERC2021 LIVESTREAM" tab. Below you can find a detailed program of the event and online broadcast. Participation in the event is free of charge.

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10am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Why do we need swamps and wetlands – water resource management and climate change

EDUCATION

The area of swamps is shrinking at an alarming rate on Earth. People occupy these areas for agriculture, industry and construction, not realizing that drainage of peatlands entails irreparable losses for the climate and nature. Moderators: Małgorzata Stanek and Dariusz Ochrymiuk, Fundacja dla Biebrzy

10am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Homemade Mars rover

EDUCATION

The Astronomical Club ALMUKANTARAT has prepared a short lecture and online workshops, during which young explorers and their parents will be able to construct a rover powered by a rubber band.

10am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Mars and lunar rovers part. 1

EDUCATION

Presentation of the projects of young constructors of OMSA winners

10.10am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Through the eye of a geologist: what we can read from Martian photos

EDUCATION

Lecture: Natalia Zalewska, CBK PAN

10.14am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Biodiversity

EDUCATION

Eco education: The film presents some species of plants and animals that occur in the Biebrza marshes or are dependent on them. Film by Fundacja dla Biebrzy

10.18am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Battery – a small thing, but a big risk

EDUCATION

Fundacja Odzyskaj Środowisko, has prepared two films as part of our Eco education series

10.20am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

How are craters on the Moon formed?

EDUCATION

The Astronomical Club ALMUKANTARAT will explain, with a simple demonstration, how craters on the Moon are formed. Young explorers will be able to repeat this experiment themselves.

10.20am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Installation for the processing of refrigerators

EDUCATION

Zosia from the School Recycling Center will take us on a short trip to the electro-waste processing plant.

10.22am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Live from ERC MarsYard

COMPETITION

Conversation with Jury and Teams taking part in ERC 2021 competition

10.24am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Mars and lunar rovers part. 2

EDUCATION

Presentation of the projects of young constructors of OMSA winners.

10.30am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Young constructors – designs of space devices

EDUCATION

Sebastian Soberski and #RoboticTeamGrudziądz will show selected designs of lunar and Martian rovers presented by young designers during OMSA.

10.40am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

The Nature of Space – The Imperative for Bringing Elements of Earth with Us for Interstellar Travel

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Billy Almon

10.44am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

History of astronomical observations of the Moon

EDUCATION

film for kids by Geonatura Kielce

10.50am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Interactive Quiz for Children: Explore the Moon and IGLUNA

EDUCATION

Presentation: Tatiana Benavides, IGLUNA

10.50am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

The geology of Mars

EDUCATION

Lecture: Michał Poros, Geonatura Kielce

11.00am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Introduction: Space Technologies for the Earth

INSPIRATION

Justyna Redełkiewicz, EUSPA

11.05am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Live from ERC MarsYard

COMPETITION

Conversation with Jury and Teams taking part in ERC 2021 competition

11.10am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Where should the first base on Mars be built?

EDUCATION

A presentation prepared by Aleksandra, Geralt and Paweł, high school students, the winners of the SpaceShip - Cosmos Challenge competition

11.15am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Project Space Region

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Marek Banaszkiewicz, CBK PAN

11.25am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

A new era of electronics using IoT systems

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Anna Krzyżanowska, Danish Technological Institute

11.30am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Live from ERC MarsYard

COMPETITION

Conversation with Jury and Teams taking part in ERC 2021 competition

11.30am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

How not to freeze on the Moon – thermal control system

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Piotr Osica, Spacive

11.40am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

The first active seismic experiment on Mars to investigate mechanical properties of the shallow subsurface

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Nienke Brinkman, Institute of Geophysics, ETH Zurich

11.45am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

How to develop a space business in a city of less than 200,000 residents

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Dominik Pierzak, Activtek Medica and Marcin Malicki, Activtek Polska

11.50am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Zero gravity – how do the astronauts deal with it?

INSPIRATION

Interview with Tim Peake, ESA astronaut, special guest of ERC 2019 by the editors of Urania

11.55am (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Catch the space junk

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Black Spheres AGH

12.00pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Mission control systems in the European Space Agency and planetary robotic missions

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Maciej Prokopczyk, GMV Innovating Solutions

12.05pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Space for Earth: Space Technology Transfer – challenges and opportunities

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Chiara Chiesa

12.10pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

ESA_Lab@CH IGLUNA: a space habitat with remote operations

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Tatiana Benavides, IGLUNA

12.20pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Behind the scenes of the European Rover Challenge

INSPIRATION

Szymon Dzwończyk, Leo Rover / Main Coordinator of ERC Remote and Anna Łosiak, Institute of Geological Sciences PAS / ERC Science

12.25pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Celestial in new space economy

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Mayank, Celestial Space Technologies

12.30pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Chinese Space Program

INSPIRATION

Lecture: Rafał Grabiański, Urania

12.40pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

The CLose UP Imager on the ExoMars rover: searching for morphological biosignatures on Mars

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Tomaso Bontognali, Space Exploration Institute / University of Basel

12.45pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

You can see more from above! How satellites help people in the seas, deserts, underground and on its surface

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Jacek Strzelczyk, SATIM

12.50pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

International Space University Lunar-themed Team Projects

INSPIRATION

Chris Welch, International Space University

1pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Behind the Scenes of the ExoMars Project: Interview with Thales Alenia Space Engineers

INSPIRATION

Maria Antonietta Perino and Andrea Merlo, ThalesAlenia Space

1.05pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Planetary Transportation Systems – IoT solution for logistics

INSPIRATION

Presentation: André Radloff, PTS Space

1.10pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Jordan Space Research Initiative: Sustainable Development and the Moon Village

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Sahba El-Shawa

1.10pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

What might our life on Mars look like?

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Leszek Orzechowski, Space is More

1.25pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Space tech in everyday life

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Kinga Gruszecka, POLSA

1.30pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Behind the scenes of the ThalesAlenia Space lunar projects

INSPIRATION

An interview with engineers: Maria Antonietta Perino and Franco Fenoglio

1.35pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

The road to the largest astrophotography of the Milky Way in the world

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Michał Ostaszewski, astrophotographer

1.45pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Propellant production on the Moon

INSPIRATION

Discussion: Rasmus Pedersen, DSAR and Gordon Wasilewski, Astronika

1.45pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Space for cities

INSPIRATION

REMCO TIMMERMANS, EARTH OBSERVATION AMBASSADOR FOR FIRE FORUM

2pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Live from ERC MarsYard

COMPETITION

Conversation with Jury and Teams taking part in ERC 2021 competition

2.05pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Space technologies for the Earth – future and trends

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Annalisa Donati, EURISY

2.10pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Technology and Instruments Applied in rovers for the Exploration of Space Missions

INSPIRATION

Presentation: German Sarmiento, The Mars Society Colombia

2.15pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Presentation of a new robotics project by Stardust Technologies

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Jason Michaud, Stardust Technologies

2.25pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Feeding the world with the use of drones, satellites and artificial intelligence

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Cesar Urrutia, AG Space

2.30pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

What’s Up on Mars?

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Tanya Harrison

2.35pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

How to overcome technological, physical and biological difficulties on the ISS, space habitats, and space exploration?

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Jawad El Houssine, Stardust Technologies

2.45pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

UNIVERSEH – European Space University for Space and Humanity

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Maciej Myśliwiec, AGH

2.55pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

Live from ERC MarsYard

COMPETITION

Conversation with Jury and Teams taking part in ERC 2021 competition

3pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

AN INTERVIEW with: Robert Zubrin – The Case for Space

SPACE TALKS

An interview with Robert Zubrin on the issues raised in his book "The Case for Space: How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens a Future of Limitless Possibility" (Czas Kosmosu, WN PWN), which has just been published in Polish.

3pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

CREODIAS platform – access to Earth Observation images for everyone. Application examples.

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Maciej Jurzyk, Data Scientist, CloudFerro

3.05pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Debate: Business case for the Moon

SPACE TALKS

With participation of: Katarzyna Malinowska (ALK), Aleksandra Bukała (POLSA), Gianfranco Visentin (ESA), Ken Davidian (Federal Aviation Administration), Maria Antonietta Perino (Thales Alenia Space)

3.20pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

EUSPA: possibilities of space projects financing

INSPIRATION

Presentation: Dafni Dimoudi, EUSPA

3.30pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

SPECIAL GUEST: Robert D. Cabana

SPACE TALKS

Presentation and Q&A with Robert D. Cabana, NASA Associate Administrator

3.45pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

AN INTERVIEW with: Andrew Chaikin – A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

SPACE TALKS

An interview with Andrew Chaikin, author of the book Man on the Moon. The Apollo Program ”(Astra Publishing House, 2021), which had the opportunity to meet astronauts and people whose passion and persistence led to the first human landing on the moon.

4pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

DEBATE: Summary of the ERC 2021

SPACE TALKS

Łukasz Wilczyński (European Space Foundation) and ERC 2021 Guests

4.10pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

Debate: Human space and suborbital flights – advantages and challenges

SPACE TALKS

With participation of: Artemis Westenberg (Explore Mars Europe), Grzegorz Wrochna (POLSA), Christopher Welch (International Space University), Jason Michaud (Stardust Technologies), Paweł Wojtkiewicz (Polish Space Industry Association). Moderator: Łukasz Wilczyński (European Space Foundation)

4.15pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM

DEBATE: Humans To Mars by Explore Mars

SPACE TALKS

With the participation of: Chris Carberry and Janet Ivey (Explore Mars), Jim Garvin (NASA Goddard Chief Scientist), Joe Cassady (Aerojet Rocketdyne)

5pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

End of the second ERC day

COMPETITION

5pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

End of the first ERC day

COMPETITION

5pm (CEST)

LIVESTREAM ON-SITE IN KIELCE

ERC 2021 AWARD AND CLOSING CEREMONY

COMPETITION

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