Top-10 Space Industry Events to Attend this Autumn

 Top-10 Space Industry Events to Attend this Autumn

Welcome back from your well deserved summer holidays! Too hot in some places, too rainy in others, but it is good to have you back! And what a great time to look forward to the top season of European and global space events, it is conference season!

To help you define your conference agenda for these busy months between summer and Christmas, we have made a selection of some of our favourite, and most impactful space industry events of the 2023 European autumn season. Of course there are many more events, so make sure to have a look at our always-up-to-date space industry events calendar here.

Have your agenda ready, here is our pick of the top-10 space industry events in the next four months, in chronological order:

1. World Satellite Business Week

Paris, France, 11-15 September 2023

World Satellite Business Week WSBW 2023

The Euroconsult World Satellite Business Week is the leading global business space event, bringing together 1,000 decision makers under the same roof for a week of deal-making and intense discussions shaping the future of the satellite industry.

2. International Astronautical Congress IAC2023

Baku, Azerbaijan, 2-6 October 2023

IAC 2023 Baku

The IAC is the one place and time of the year where all global space actors come together. The event attracts more than 6,000 participants each year. Covering all space sectors and topics, it offers everyone the latest space information and developments in academia and industry, networking opportunities, contacts and potential partnerships.

3. The Space Week NL

The Netherlands, 7-15 October 2023

The second edition of The Space Week NL on 7-15 October is a 9-day space extravaganza, bringing unique experiences and events to exclusive locations in The Netherlands. Together with the entire Dutch space sector, The Space Week NL demystifies space by opening its doors to everyone.

4. Software Defined Space Conference

Tallinn, Estonia, 1-2 November 2023

Software Defined Space Conference 2023

The third conference in the series, launched in 2021, dedicated to cyber security in space, the ‘Software Defined Space Conference’ (SDSC), has grown out to be the leading space cyber security conference in Europe, hosted in the number one digital nation in the world!

5. 6th Cassini Hackathon

11 Locations in Europe, including Amersfoort, Netherlands, 3-5 November 2023

Cassini Hackathon Netherlands 2023

Interested in creating solutions using EU space technology to support international development and humanitarian aid? The 6th CASSINI Hackathon is open for entries. This is your chance to explore important global challenges from a new perspective with people from all backgrounds!

6. EU Space Week 2023

Seville, Spain, 7-9 November 2023

EU Space Week 2023

EU Space Week 2023, the hallmark event for the European space sector is a unique opportunity to get an up-close look at how Europe benefits from the EU Space Programme. With an exciting line-up of networking, business matchmaking events, and demos, this year’s EU Space Week, themed “Sustainable Innovation for a Resilient Europe”, promises to be an unmissable experience!

7. Space Tech Expo Europe

Bremen, Germany, 14-16 November 2023

Space Tech Expo Europe 2023

Join us for the 6th edition of Space Tech Expo: Europe’s largest B2B event for the space industry! This free-to-attend exhibition will showcase the very latest technology for the designing, manufacturing and testing of spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space-related technologies, bringing together engineers, systems integrators, contractors and suppliers in commercial, government and military space.

8. UK Space Conference 2023

Belfast, United Kingdom, 21-23 November 2023

UK Space Conference 2023

The UK Space Conference is a significant biennial event for the UK Space sector. The event unites the UK and international space communities, such as government, industry, and academia. The conference provides a platform for the UK and global space sector to exchange ideas, plans, and partnerships that encourage development and success in the emerging space age.

9. New Space Economy Congress

Barcelona, Spain, 22-23 November 2023

new space economy congress 2023

Two days that will make Barcelona the centre of the new space economy, that will help to understand the business opportunities that this sector provides in areas such as: constellations of small satellites, new materials and quantum technology, satellite telecommunications, GNSS, cybersecurity, satellite data, or the management of humanitarian challenges.

10. New Space Economy European Expoforum NSE 2023

Rome, Italy, 5-7 December 2023

New Space Economy European Expoforum 2023

The New Space Economy European Expoforum is the ultimate gateway to the space of the future: explore new opportunities, discover state of art technology, enter unprecedented marketplaces. Conference, Expo, B2B, Dialogues on the space of the future and the future of space.

… and many more events in 2023 and 2024!

Of course these 10 events are only a small subset of what is going on in the space industry in 2023 and 2024. Groundstation.Space claims to keep the leading space industry events calendar in Europe, so for the latest updates on events in Europe, now and in the future, please visit our events calendar here!

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