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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

10.30am

LIVESTREAM

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

Keynote presentation

Debate introduction.

11am

LIVESTREAM

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

Debate

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?

Live from the Mars Yard studio

A conversation with the Jury and 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

Debate introduction.

2.30pm

LIVESTREAM

Life in a martian city

Debate

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?

Live from the Mars Yard studio

A conversation with the Jury and 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

Debate introduction.

11am

LIVESTREAM

The Moon – from survival to daily life

Debate

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

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

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

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

Further space exploration vs. disruptive changes on Earth

Debate

An interdisciplinary conversation with experts from various fields about the challenges of climate change and the desire to explore space.

11.50am

LIVESTREAM

AI and autonomous robots

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

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

We host world-class specialists

Robert D. Cabana

NASA Associate Administrator

Maria Antonietta Perino

Thales Alenia Space

Robert Zubrin

The Mars Society founder

Justyna Redelkiewicz

EU Agency for the Space Programme

Timothy Peake

ESA astronaut

Janet Ivey

Explore Mars president

Steve Jurczyk

former NASA Associate Administrator

Artemis Westenberg

Explore Mars Europe

Grzegorz Wrochna

Polish Space Agency president