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Save the date!
2 October, 2024
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Theme: “Space for a Safer World”

Get ready for the
Switch to Space 2024!

2 October, 2024

This year, the theme is “Space for a Safer World”. Immerse yourself in engaging presentations by industry leaders, researchers and large institutions, network with fellow enthusiasts and experienced professionals, discover thrilling career opportunities within Belgium's leading actors.

 

Join us as we embark on a journey to shape the future of space technologies and innovations for a safety World we live in!

Programme

Opening of the event, followed by an introduction to the topic Space for Safer World with round tables discussing: Vision - space in the future, Challenges – security is critical, Solutions – what are we doing?

Followed by Question and Answer. You ask – professionals answer!

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6 exciting and interesting topics

As in previous years, you will be able to choose to attend one or several topics.

Topic 1

Space Weather

A dynamic interplay between Earth and space

Topic 2

Climate change

Can Space contribute to a sustainable solution?

Topic 3

Planetary protection

 Guardians of the cosmos

Topic 4

Cybersecurity 

Protecting our space assets

Topic 5

Space Debris

From trash to treasure

Topic 6

Artemis

Fortifying our outpost in space

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WHAT IS
Switch to Space 

This is already the 4th edition of the Switch to Space event, which will bring together students and young professionals interested in space, industry representatives and space professionals to discuss the latest advances and achievements in the state of knowledge and to consider new horizons.
It will also be an opportunity for you to get in touch with professionals and start building your own professional network.

The event is organised every two years during the autumn. The first Switch to Space was organised in 2018.

Careers - Opportunities - Expand your knowledge

WHAT
Switch to Space has to offer

 Sponsors

Premium sponsor

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Gold sponsor

Silver sponsors

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Academic sponsor

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 The Dream Team  

Switch to Space
organisers

Switch to Space is organised by professionals and volunteers with various backgrounds, knowledge and experience.

Meet the Organisers

Various career opportunities

Almost every sector today
is linked to space

 

Because the evolution of the space sector and the impressive development of new space applications leads to lots of new job opportunities in many different fields: Agronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Nutrition, Geography, Cybersecurity, HR, Finance, IT, Medicine, Law, Management...

 

Because Space industry in Belgium always needs new talents!

Switch to Space is the place to be!

Past Switch to Space events

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Switch to Space 3

19.10.2022.

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Switch to Space 2

05.10 -14.10.2020

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Switch to Space 1

08.10.2018.

Tips & Tricks

The Switch to Space team has prepared an exclusive document “Tips & Tricks” about the space sector in Belgium, main players, potential employers, work opportunities and more…

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