Speaker Spotlight: Amnon Ginati
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On behalf of the StartupWeekend Space Team, I would like to introduce you to one of our speakers, Amnon Ginati.
Amnon Ginati is currently the Head of Telecommunication and Integrated Applications Directorate at the European Space Agency. The directorate is responsible for co-ordinating, shaping and supporting innovation in satellite telecommunications and for the promotion of applications that involve the combined use of space-based systems.
Prof. Ginati joined the European Space Agency (ESA, ESTEC) in 2000 as Head of the Earth Observation Future Programmes Department. He was in charge of the EO future programmes, Earth science Explorer missions, Earth applications missions’ preparation and Earth Observation instruments pre-development for future missions. Thereafter, he was special adviser to ESA Director General, Head of the Inter Directorate Taskforce responsible for the initiation and development of the Integrated Applications Promotion (IAP) programme.
ESA's Telecommunications and Integrated Applications Directorate (TIA) is responsible for co-ordinating, shaping and supporting innovation in satellite telecommunications and for the promotion of applications that involve the combined use of space-based systems.
We are glad to have him as a speaker here at #SWSpace!
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