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Meeting with the European Space Agency (ESA)
ScyLight Program & HydRON Project
The European Space Agency (ESA) is looking for Canadian Partners to participate in its ScyLight Program and HydRON Project, aimed at the development and demonstration of space-based optical and quantum communication systems. Several Invitations to Tender (ITT) are already opened or upcoming, with the opportunity to provide components, sub-systems and modules to be incorporated into demonstration systems and missions. Learn about these ESA initiatives, how your organization may get involved and collaboration opportunities with the Optical SatCom Consortium.
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TRAVEL ISN'T A FOUR-LETTER WORD
February 24, 11AM ET. Do we dare to talk about....travel? Corporate and conference travel seems like something from a bygone era, but it will make a comeback eventually. We'll talk to Yannick Desautels and Lauren Israel from Corporate Traveller about the rules currently in place and what they and their industry contacts think the future of travel will look like in the short and long term.
FINANCING YOUR BUSINESS IN THE SPACE INDUSTRY
February 10, 11AM ET. Are you a space company and thinking about how to raise capital to finance your business in the emerging space industry and put your company on a path to success? Eva-Jane Lark, Vice President and Wealth Advisor at BMO Nesbitt Burns, will discuss the sources of capital available, how they differ, and when each is most attractive for start-ups.
OPTICAL SATCOM CONSORTIUM OPEN HOUSE
January 28, 2021, 11AM ET. The Optical SatCom Consortium (OSC) is a member-based group that brings together technology innovators, technology suppliers, product manufacturers, and end users. The main goal of the consortium is to share research and realize the goal of making internet access available to every person in Canada, everywhere in Canada.
CANADA PAVILION AT ASCEND 2020
November 16 - 18. SatCan hosted the Canada Pavilion at the ASCEND conference and promoted Canadian Space to the world. A webinar was also held highlighting space sector entrepreneurs in Canada.
I'M FROM THE GOV'T AND I'M HERE TO HELP
November 12, 2020. Iain Christie and Chad English discuss how the NRC IRAP program helps Canadian small businesses. Also discussed: IRAP’s support for SatCan's Space Support Program and how IRAP clients can get access to it.
CANADA PAVILION AT IAC 2020
October 12 - 14, 2020. SatCan hosted the Canada Pavilion at the International Astronautical Congress 2020 - The CyberSpace Edition. Events included a webinar with CSA President Lisa Campbell, as well as a roundtable with leaders from Canadian companies including MDA, SSSOC, and C6 Launch.
CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY AUTUMN UPDATE
September 21, 2020. The Canadian Space Agency presented an Autumn Update in this online webinar, continuing the dialogue with the Canadian space industry that was initiated with the SatCan Marketplace event in spring 2020. Click the icons below to view the PowerPoint presentations.
HIRING THE BEST SPACE AND TECH PROFESSIONALS
September 16, 2020. This webinar featured Amanda Gordon. Amanda is Partner at the top global search firm Boyden. With over a thousand hires under her belt and over 20 years working in the tech space, Amanda Gordon is known as an expert in hiring the best people for the job.
HOW TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER IN SPACE
July 7, 2020. Remco Timmermans from Seventy Media joined us to discuss how to get ahead in the space industry. Newcomers to the space sector were taught how to network and prepare their CVs, while people from outside the sector learned how to change careers and get involved.
SATCAN SOCIAL: SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW SPACE
June 9, 2020. This was a chance to unwind and have fun with fellow space people. This time we did our So You Think You Know Space quiz. Congratulations to Neil Woodcock from Reaction Dynamics for a top score of 33/38!
STATUS UPDATE: LUNAR EXPLORATION ACCELERATOR PROGRAM
May 28, 2020. Featuring Erick Dupuis, Director, Space Exploration Development, Canadian Space Agency. This presentation provided the most recent information about the status of CSA’s Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program. Information was provided on activities already underway, current and upcoming funding opportunities and the projects that CSA intends to conduct under the LEAP portfolio.
SATCAN SOCIAL: MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU
May 4, 2020. This was an open invite for all space enthusiasts. We met online for a wine, a beer, a cup of coffee - or whatever a person's choice of drink was - for an informal gathering of fellow space people. It was a town hall discussion about life in the current new normal of COVID-19.
FUNDING FOR THE SPACE SECTOR
April 22, 2020. In partnership with Fundingportal, SatCan was pleased to bring this free webinar to the Canadian space sector. Fundingportal CEO Teri Kirk highlighted new and existing stimulus measures, what they mean for companies in the space sector, and how to apply for funding and grants.
VIRTUAL TOWN HALL
April 9, 2020. Iain Christie moderated an online, virtual town hall, where space industry professionals and stakeholders had a candid discussion about the current and future state of the space industry in the challenging era of COVID-19. Click the button for a recap of the event and to see the PowerPoint presentation.
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