speakers2021

ACKERMAN Nathanaël
ACKERMAN Nathanaël
AI4Belgium & FPS BOSA, Belgium
Nathanaël Ackerman is the managing director of the AI4Belgium coalition and was also appointed as member of the board of
ALBANI Sergio
ALBANI Sergio
European Union Satellite Centre
Sergio Albani is the Head of Research, Technology Development and Innovation (RTDI) Unit at the European Union Satellite Centre. He
BOSC Pierre-Alain
BOSC Pierre-Alain
AIRBUS Defence and Space
Pierre- Alain Bosc is the Head of the Regional Sales development for Intelligence since 2013. After having worked as an
CAYE DAUDT Rodrigo
CAYE DAUDT Rodrigo
ETH ZURICH, Switzerland
Rodrigo Daudt received his Ph.D. from Institut Polytechnique de Paris / Télécom Paris in 2020. He now works as a
CECCATO Pietro
CECCATO Pietro
Spacebel, Belgium
Pietro Ceccato works at SPACEBEL, Liège, Belgium where he is in charge of developing applications of EO. Previously, he was
CIOPPA Anthony
CIOPPA Anthony
Post-doctoral researcher at ULiège, Belgium,
Anthony Cioppa received the degree in electrical engineering from the University of Liège (ULiège), Belgium, in 2017. He then defended
CLAEYS Carine
CLAEYS Carine
Special Envoy for Space - Head of the SecDefPol.5 Space European External Action Service
Carine Claeys is the EU Special Envoy for Space in the European External Action Service (EEAS) since 2019. She is
DE LOPHEM Thomas-Louis
DE LOPHEM Thomas-Louis
Thomas-Louis de Lophem is a trained Physicist and Mechanical Engineer, now studying AI at MIT. He started his career at
DEBIEN Annekatrien
DEBIEN Annekatrien
SPACETEC PARTNERS, Belgium
Annekatrien Debien is the project director of the AI4EO contract with ESA. She has a Masters in Bioscience engineering from
DEBILDE Jonathan
DEBILDE Jonathan
Preligens, France
Jonathan Debilde is working as a Senior Sales Executive for NATO & Benelux at Preligens (formerly known as Earthcube) .
DEMEY Sabine
DEMEY Sabine
AI research Flanders/IMEC
Sabine Demey is the director of the ambitious “Flanders AI Research Program”. She coordinates the research activities of the ten
DEPER Benoît
DEPER Benoît
Aerospacelab, Belgium
Benoît Deper is the founder and the CEO of Aerospacelab which is a Brussel-based company aiming at tackling some of
DUVAL Matthieu
DUVAL Matthieu
Multitel
Matthieu graduated in Applied Mathematics and Modelization in Polytech Nice Sophia, a French engineering school in 2013. He then started
GEROME Nicolas
GEROME Nicolas
Belgian Defence
Major Nicolas Gérôme is a telecom engineer from the Royal Military Academy in Brussels. He started his career for the
GRAUR Dimitri
GRAUR Dimitri
ISSeP, Belgium
Dimitri is currently an intern at the Scientific Institute of Public Service working on practical implementations of deep learning models
KHARROUBI Abderrazzaq
KHARROUBI Abderrazzaq
ULiege, Belgium
Kharroubi Abderrazzaq is a State Engineer in Surveying (class of 2019). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Geomatics
LAMPE Seppe
LAMPE Seppe
VUB (Belgium)
Seppe is a PhD researcher working on ‘Detection and attribution of trends in global wildfire activity via machine learning’ at
LEENKNEGT Arno
LEENKNEGT Arno
KU Leuven (Belgium)
Development of Automation features on combine harvesters: systems engineering and embedded control software design, also sensor/radar development. Working on projects
LHERMITTE Stef
LHERMITTE Stef
Delft University of Technology
Stef Lhermitte is a remote sensing scientist with specific interest in the use of multi-source remote sensing and land surface
LI Mingshi
LI Mingshi
KU Leuven
Mingshi is currently studying a master of electrical engineering, focused in signal processing and information system at the KU Leuven
MACQ Benoît
MACQ Benoît
Professor
Benoit Macq received his PhD degree from UCLouvain- Belgium in 1989. He has been researcher in Philips Research Laboratory Belgium
MATHIEU Pierre-Philippe
MATHIEU Pierre-Philippe
EO Applications Engineer
Pierre-Philippe Mathieu is an Earth Observation Applications Engineer in the Earth Observation Science & Applications Department of the European Space
MBOGA Nicholus
MBOGA Nicholus
UA / ULB, Belgium
Nicholus Mboga received his PhD from Université Libre de Bruxelles in 2021, working on the PAStECA project (Historical Aerial Photographs
PROESMANS Marc
PROESMANS Marc
Faculty of Engineering Science - KU Leuven
Dr. Marc Proesmans is a research associate within the Faculty of Engineering Science at KU Leuven, leading the TRACE team
SONCK THIEBAUT Stefaan
SONCK THIEBAUT Stefaan
Innoviris
Stefaan Sonck Thiebaut has experience as a manager and entrepreneur.  After training and a PhD as an engineer in robotics,
TESTE Jean-Daniel
TESTE Jean-Daniel
OTA
General Jean-Daniel Testé is an intelligence officer, analyst and image interpreter in the French Air Force, from the Lieutenant Saint-Hillier
TILMANS Dominique
TILMANS Dominique
EURISY, Switch to Space
After a career of 27 years in politics marked by an active involvement in the Space sector through chairing the
VAN ACHTEREN Tanja
VAN ACHTEREN Tanja
VITO, Belgium
  Tanja Van Achteren has a Master degree (1997) and PhD (2004) in Electrotechnical Engineering from the KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium.
VAN CAMP Nancy
VAN CAMP Nancy
Digital Flanders, Belgium
Nancy Van Camp holds an M.Sc. (1995) in Bioscience Engineering, Forest and Nature Management. After 10 years of international R&D
VANDEGHEN Renaud
VANDEGHEN Renaud
PhD student at ULiège, Belgium
Renaud Vandeghen graduated as an electrical engineer at ULiège in 2020, with his master thesis entitled: "Semi-Supervised Learning For Object