About Conference

FICCI is organizing the "2nd International Seminar on Indian Space Programme: Trends & Opportunities for Industry" at The LaLit, New Delhi. This seminar will be attended by heads of ISRO Labs, ANTRIX, Department of Space, ISRO Scientists, Academia's and industry partners from India and abroad. Heads of Space Agencies like CNES, ESA, ISA, JAXA, Australian Space Agency, have been invited and are likely to participate and will be key speakers. Prestigious academia like IIT and IIST (India) and NTU Singapore, Leaders of International & Indian Space & Satellite industry, scientific community and Space Industry Association (SSTA Singapore) are also invited.

This seminar will be inaugurated by Dr. K Sivan, Chairman ISRO and Lt. Gen. Larry James, Deputy Director, JPL- NASA, will be the keynote speaker at the event.

This event is in continuation of FICCI in association with ISRO organized its "1st International Seminar on Indian Space Programme: Trends & Opportunities for Industry" on 20-21 November, 2017. The event was inaugurated by former chairman of ISRO, Dr. Kiran Kumar and had panelists from different ISRO centers as well as foreign industry members like JAXA, GLAVKOSMOS, MT Aerospace, Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA) etc. Delegates from USA, Japan, Singapore, France, Germany, Russia and other countries participated in the event. At the end of the event an MoU was signed between FICCI and SSTA.

The Indian Space Program is going through an exciting time and there are host of opportunities for the Indian Space industry now. With the private sector building satellites, in partnership with ISRO; the privatization of launch services; the next Mission Mars and the Moon Mission ; the manned mission to space and the planned bespoke launch services for small, Nano and CubeSats by ANTRIX in collaboration with the industry. This open a plethora of opportunities for partnerships with the Industry and the scientific community:

  • Privatization of launch services
  • Building heavy satellites in partnership with ISRO
  • Mission Mars (Mangalyaan II)
  • Mission Moon (Chandrayaan II) with landing
  • Human Space Mission (Gaganyaan)