Public activity

In March 2024 I was honoured to represent the Polish Space Industry Association during the 16th edition of the TIME Economic Forum titled DIGITAL DECADE 2030 „The New Deal”. The discussion panel in which I took part was called „Polish space sector – challenges and expectations”. The whole event was organized by National Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications.


On 7th December 2023 I had pleasure to lead the panel discussion „OUTER SPACE: CIVILIAN UTILISATION OF OUTER SPACE. SATELLITES AND SATELLITE IMAGING SYSTEMS”. This took place during the „NEW GENERATION AVIATION. 17TH CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION” event, organised by the Warsaw Exhibition Board S.A. Photo credits: Zarząd Targów Warszawskich S.A.


On October 9, 2023, I had the opportunity to highlight the importance of space infractructure for defence and national security. I took part in the debate „National security” which was the part of All-Poland Economic Summit in Lublin, organized by European Business Center. The discussion can be watched on YouTube.


On October 4, 2023, I was the moderator of the panel discussion: „Development of the space sector in the world: partnerships and cooperation”. It was held during the PAIH Business Forum 2023 organized by Polish Investment & Trade Agency at the National Stadium in Warsaw.


On 23rd September 2023 I participated in the discussion panel „Will the future of Polish startups take us into space?” during the Poland 2.0 SUMMIT 2023 organised by Poland 2.0. It took place in Warsaw, in the building of POLIN – Museum of the History of Polish Jews.


On 20th September 2023 I presented the role of the Polish Space Industry Association during the Direction Earth/Space EO Industry Day conference held in Lublin, organised by Direction Earth/Space.


On 15th September 2023 I had a honour to lead the discussion panel „Space industry – opportunities and challenges for Poland” during the Krynica Forum 2023 conference.


On 22nd June 2023 I had an opportunity to represent the Polish Space Industry Association in Zielona Góra, during the meeting with the authorities of Lubuskie Voivodeship and the leaders of Space Technology Park being established in Nowy Kisielin.


On 24th May 2023 I led the discussion panel „Space. The Importance of the 5th Domain in Operations” during the Defence24 Day event. The event took place at the National Stadium in Warsaw.


On May 19th, 2023, I led a discussion panel „Scientific and technological potential for the space sector” during the Silesian Festival of Innovation. The event was held at the Silesian Stadium.


In April 2023 I took part in the discussion panel „Space sector in the media” during the conference „Polish space industry. Poles in space on the 550th anniversary of the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus”. The event was organized by Parliamentary Team for Space Technologies, Astronomy and Celebrations of the 550th Birthday of Nicolaus Copernicus together with Polish Space Industry Foundation.

Video recording from this discussion panel is available here: https://youtu.be/DGZB2N9rJtM?t=2225


In  December 2022 I had the pleasure to lead the discussion panel: „OUTER SPACE: MILITARY USE OF OUTER SPACE. SATELLITES AND SATELLITE IMAGING SYSTEMS FOR THE POLISH ARMED FORCES” during the 16th International Conference and Exhibition New Generation Aviation


In October 2022 I was asked to lead the discussion panel: „Domena kosmiczna w konfliktach zbrojnych” during Krynica Forum 2022 event


In October 2022 I had the honour to lead the discussion panel called: „Cold War 2.0. Wojna technologiczna w kosmosie” during Cyber24DAY, the event organised annually by Defence24, especially CyberDefence24


In August 2022 I had the pleasure and honour to lead the discussion panel during the conference summarizing three years of work of the Sectoral Council for Competences of the Aerospace Industry. Photo credits: The Polish Space Industry Association (SPACE PL)


Speaking about GHGSat company’s capabilities related to methane emissions monitoring, during Ogólnopolski Szczyt Gospodarczy economical summit in Lublin, (October 2021):


Speaking about using Maxar Technologies satellite Earth Observation data for mitigating various kinds of risk:


Leading the panel discussion during World Space Week Wrocław 2020 – Konferencja „Technologie kosmiczne w służbie zrównoważonego rozwoju” (November 2020):


Leading the panel discussion during the Polish-Spanish Space Industry Day in January 2019:

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Summary of the panel discussion: https://www.space24.pl/razem-dla-gospodarki-i-obronnosci-kosmiczne-pola-dla-polsko-hiszpanskiej-wspolpracy-relacja


Leading the debate on Polish Space Sector during „Kongres 590” Conference in November 2018:

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Summary of the panel discussion: https://www.space24.pl/kosmos-na-kongresie-590-administracja-powinna-byc-pierwszym-klientem-sektora-relacja


Presenting Polish Space Sector and leading the panel during the Next-Gen Space Tech Middle East Conference, which took place on 22nd-23rd October 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:

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Leading the discussion panel about Space 4.0 during EFNI (European Forum for New Ideas) 2018 Conference in Sopot, in September 2018:

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Summary of the panel discussion: https://www.space24.pl/kosmos-40-na-konferencji-efni-2018-biznes-wspolpraca-i-bezpieczenstwo-relacja


Interview with monsieur Jean-Loic Galle, CEO of Thales Alenia Space (in English):

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https://www.defence24.com/thales-alenia-space-ceo-for-space24pl-we-are-the-world-champion-in-constellations-of-telecommunication-satellites

Published: 8th June 2018


Video interview with Jadwiga Emilewicz, Polish minister of entrepreneurship and technology:


Published: 24th May 2018


Video interview with Director General of the European Space Agency

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On 21st November 2017 in Warsaw I made a video interview with prof. dr Johann-Dietrich Woerner – ESA Director General: http://www.space24.pl/703653,woerner-codziennie-zadajemy-sobie-pytanie-o-najlepsza-rakiete-przyszlosci-space24pl-tv


Moderating discussion panels


Lecture about zodiac constellations

On 12th January 2017 i made a presentation about zodiac constellations in Wawerskie Centrum Kultury, for Kawiarnia Naukowa 1a.


Astronomy lesson for blind children

On 4th October 2016 I performed a lesson on astronomy for blind children in Laski using specially prepared tactile materials and playing them different sounds from space and audio-recordings connected with space exploration.

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Visit to Creotech

On 19th September 2016 I arranged the trip of journalists from the Polish Society of Scientific Journalists Naukowi.pl to Creotech Instruments SA company office in Piaseczno. We spoke with the company’s managers and employees an visited their very modern „clean room”.

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Taking part in Citizens’ Debate

On 10th September 2016 in Jasionka near Rzeszów I took part in ESA’s First Citizens’ Debate on Space for Europe


IPS 2016 Conference

I was the program coordinator and one of the main organizers of the International Planetarium Society

2016 Conference that took part in Warsaw in June 2016.

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My presentation at CAP 2016

My presentation on popular science writing on astronomy during Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2016 conference in Medellin, Colombia

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Writing about Polish space industry for logo-parp2

During the second part of the year 2015 I took part, as subcontractor, in preparing eight articles about Polish space industry for The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development – examples:

  1. Czas polskich satelitów
  2. Polskie firmy na kosmicznej arenie europejskiej
  3. Polska w ESA, Polska w ESO