Leading a Successful Space Project Training Workshop, June 2008
The first CEOI Training Workshop in Leading a Successful Space Project was held on Tuesday 3rd June 2008, Kings College London.
The aim of the workshop is to provide training in the critical skills required to lead a successful space project, as part of the CEOI objective to rejuvenate UK leadership in EO instrumentation and missions.
Workshop Introduction (Mick Johnson, CEOI/Astrium)
Making a successful PI proposal (Duncan Wingham, UCL)
The ESA mission assessment process (Shaun Quegan, University of Sheffield)
Future ESA mission opportunities (Maria Adams, BNSC/NERC)
Proving the concept (Justin Byrne, Astrium)
Routes to ESA Funding (Rob Scott, CEOI/QinetiQ)
Interacting with the media (Jeremy Close, Astrium)
In holding this workshop, the CEOI objectives are to:
- introduce the participants to experienced mission leaders in the EO community (science, technology and project)
- provide training in the techniques (hard and soft) required for proposing, winning and delivering successful space-based EO missions.
- bring together experienced and trainee EO scientists and technologists to form UK networks for the future.
- Potential PIs, technologist and instrumentalists as leaders of future UK EO mission/instrument teams.
- PDRAs and PhDs in Earth Observation
- Recent graduates entries (degree +up to 4 years) into space industry
- Single day event (10.00 – 17.30 approx)
- Workshop style, with mixture of formal presentations and working sessions (individual and/or group)
Speakers and Contributors
- Duncan Wingham – Cryosat experience (x2)
- Experienced EO Mission Proposers
- Industry Project Managers (Astrium, QinetiQ, RAL)