SpaceUp Barcelona is a two-days space unconference, where participants decide the topics, schedule, and structure of the event. Everyone who attends SpaceUp is encouraged to give a talk, moderate a panel, or start a discussion. Sessions are proposed and scheduled on the day they’re given, which means the usual hallway conversations turn into full-fledged topics.
President and founder of GTD Software and Systems Engineering
Head of the ESTEC & ECSAT Communication Office at European Space Agency
CEO and Founder of Zero 2 Infinity
Chief Data Scientist of Satellogic
PhD in Applied Mathematics and Scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
PhD in Aerospace Technology and CNES mission analysis engineer
Head of System Engineering at Open Cosmos
Newton International Fellow, Cardiff University, UK
CEO of KIM (Knowledge Innovation Market) and Director of KIMbcn foundation
PhD in Astrophysics, ICREA Professor at the Instituto de Ciencias del Cosmos, Universitat de Barcelona
SpaceUp is an unconference, also known as a user-generated conference or a BarCamp. There are no spectators at SpaceUp, only participants. All attendees are expected to give a demo, present a talk, or participate in a panel or roundtable. Learn at the SpaceUp site more about how it works
One of the most exciting parts of SpaceUp is T minus 5, a series of short talks in the Ignite format. Each speaker gets 5 minutes to talk, with 20 slides that rotate automatically every 15 seconds. It’s a fun format that’s more like karaoke than giving a presentation; it’s tough to keep up with your slides, but the friendly crowd cheers you on.
SpaceUp Barcelona 2018 will take place on May 12-13th at the headquarters of GTD System & Software Engineering in Barcelona. See how to get there.