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Chair of the Day

Arnaud de Jong

The Chair of the Day will guide the audience through the symposium, introducing speakers and opening and closing the symposium with a talk of their own. This year’s Chair of the Day is Arnaud de Jong. He is the Managing Director of TNO Unit Industry. He will be replacing Franco Ongaro, who due to circumstances will not be able to be present at the event.

These are the speakers of the symposium, more information can be found on the Speakers page. Furthermore Scott Manley will have a special message prepared for us, so join us on March 10 to hear what he has to tell us!

Angelo Vermeulen

Angelo Vermeulen

Crew commander of the first NASA-funded HI-SEAS Mars simulation in Hawai’i

Didier Schmitt

Didier Schmitt

Space 19+ Coordinator for Human and Robotic Exploration at ESA
Joost van Tooren

Joost van Tooren

Space Logistics Services Manager at ArianeGroup

John Connolly

John Connolly

Lunar Surface Systems Lead at NASA
Wieger Wamelink

Wieger Wamelink

Ecologist and Exobiologist

Kevin Cowan

Kevin Cowan

Education Fellow and Lecturer of Astrodynamics and Space Missions at TU Delft
Shahrzad Timman

Shahrzad Timman

PhD candidate on human-robot interaction for lunar exploration

Carlo Mirra

Carlo Mirra

Space Product Sales Director at Airbus Defence and Space
Saviër Atya

Saviër Atya

Student Aerospace Engineering, PR manager Lunar Zebro

Anibal Luciano Pastinante

Anibal Luciano Pastinante

Student Aerospace Engineering, Engineer at Team Tumblweed

The Red Destination

A Lunar Voyage to Mars
The VSV Symposium 2020 wants to stimulate innovation by inspiring students. We want to bring students and professionals from all different backgrounds together, and contribute to the new space race.

Program

Workshops

Workshops

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Innovation Floor

Innovation Floor

Presentations

Presentations

Panel discussions

Panel discussions

The VSV Symposium 2020 gives an insight into the most interesting past expectations of the present, and most revolutionary present expectations of the future. The focus will be to make this a hands-on and interactive experience. During workshops, presentations and panel discussions on a variety of different topics in space exploration, the people that are currently part of the technological developments in human exploration can shed light on the rich history and share their enlightening views of the future. Moreover, by means of an ongoing “Innovation Floor” the attendees can meet the future of space technology.