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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Professor Roberto Battiston

Professor Roberto Battiston
Italian Space Agency (ASI)

Roberto Battiston is President of the Italian Space Agency.  He is the Chair of General Physics in the Physics Department at the University of Trento, Trento and Rovereto, Trentino, Italy.  Battiston is a member of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the governmental committee advising the Minister of Research and University. He has worked for over 30 years in international collaborations in experimental physics and fundamental interactions. Battiston is a devoted researcher in the fields of frontier detectors and technologies and the characterization of materials and devices to be used in space conditions. He is the author of more than 420 papers published on international scientific journals, and has organized several workshops devoted to space science and advanced technologies. Battiston holds a Bachelor's Degree at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy; a Doctorate (Troiseime Cycle) at University Paris-Dauphine (Paris IX), Orsay; and an Honorary Bachelor's Degree from the University of Bucharest, Romania.


Participating Events

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
9:00 a.m. to
10:15 a.m.:
Panel: Space Agency Leaders
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

Elliot H. Pulham

Chief Executive Officer
Space Foundation

Dr. Mohammad Nasser Al Ahbabi

Director General
United Arab Emirates Space Agency

Professor Roberto Battiston

Italian Space Agency (ASI)

Dr. Gwang-Rae CHO

Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)

Jean-Jacques Dordain

Director General
European Space Agency (ESA)

Sylvain Laporte

Canadian Space Agency

Dr. Francisco Javier Mendieta Jiménez

General Director
Mexican Space Agency (AEM)

Ger Nieuwpoort, Ph.D.

Netherlands Space Office

David Parker, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
United Kingdom Space Agency

Dr. Marius-Ioan Piso

President and Chief Executive Officer
Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)

Johann-Dietrich Wörner

Chairman of the Executive Board
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Yuichi Yamaura

Vice President, Strategy, International Relations and Industrial Collaboration
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Additional Panelists TBA

Additional Panelists
To Be Announced


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