Big Science Business Forum 2018 (BSBF2018)
The European Spallation Source is among the organisers of the Big Science Business Forum 2018 (BSBF2018), the first one-stop shop for European companies and other stakeholders to learn about Europe's Big Science organisations' future investments and procurements worth billions of euros.
More than 650 delegates from 25 countries, representing more than 250 businesses and organisations from the international Big Science landscape have already registered for BSBF2018. As a key organiser ESS representatives will give 14 presentations on various business areas in the Big Science market. With less than two months to go, interested participants are encouraged to sign up for BSBF2018 now.
ESS has joined forces with some of the world’s largest Big Science organisations (CERN, EMBL, ESA, ESO, ESRF, European XFEL, F4E, and ILL) to create BSBF2018. Together, we want to contribute to a stronger, more transparent and consolidated
Big Science market in Europe for the benefit of both Big Science and businesses.
An additional eight other Big Science organisations (ALBA, DESY, ELI-NP, ENEA, MAX IV, SCK•CEN–MYRRHA, PSI and SKA) are BSBF2018 Affiliated Big Science organisations, increasing the current number of Big Science expert speakers to more than 100. BSBF2018 is the first time that 17 of the world’s largest Big Science organisations are united under one roof to present their future investments worth billions of euros, and to meet the Big Science industry together.
Keynote speeches by:
- Søren Pind, The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science
- Sophie Hæstorp Andersen, Chairman of the Regional Council, Capital Region of Denmark
- Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
Book exclusive1-1 meetings with ESS delegates
BSBF2018’s 1-1 meeting module was launched last week, in which you can book 1-1 business meetings with ESS delegates.
Through the 1-1 meeting module you can send meeting requests and see, read and communicate with other delegates. It allows delegates to meet with potential or existing business partners and will ensure that delegates can plan and optimise their conference calendar and experience.
See a list of our delegates here.
A few last calls from BSBF2018
Sponsorships: With one Gold Sponsorship left, an interested business has a unique chance to secure a prime exhibition space. If you did not sign up for an exhibition space in time, this is your chance.
Conference Dinner: SOLD OUT
Site visit to ESS and MAX IV: More than 100 delegates have already signed up for the free-of-charge site visits to ESS and MAX IV in Lund, Sweden. If delegates want to secure a seat at a specific time slot, we encourage them to sign up now.
Presentations from the BSBF2018 Organising Big Science Organisations:
The European Organization for Nuclear Research
Fréderick Bordry, Director of Accelerators and Technology
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Silke Schumacher, Director International Relations
European Space Agency
Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General
European Southern Observatory
Xavier Barcons, Director General
The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility
Francesco Sette, Director General
The European Spallation Source
John Womersley, Director General
- European XFEL
The European X-Ray Free Electron Laser Facility
Robert Feidenhans ́l, Managing Director and Chairman of the Management Board
Fusion for Energy
Johannes Schwemmer, Director
Helmut Schober, Director General
ESS Presentations at BSBF2018
BSBF2018 have recently published a detailed programme including the individual presentation topics. More than 120 talks distributed on 19 conference sessions will address Big Science as a business area. ESS is proud to contribute with 14 of those talks.
Our expert speakers will deliver presentations on the following topics:
Introduction to ESS, keynote speechJohn Womersley, Director General
Overview of Procurement by the European Spallation SourceMeredith Shirey, Head of Supply, Procurement & Logistics Division
The mission-critical Remote Handling Systems for European Spallation SourceMagnus Göhran, Monolith & Handling Group Leader
ESS Cryogenic Installations StatusPhilipp Arnold, Section Leader Cryogenics
Industrial opportunities in Superconductivity at ESSJohn G. Weisend II, Specialized Technical Services Group Leader
Licensing Issues & Challenges for ESS, A New Large Accelerator Facility Built in ScandinaviaPeter Jacobsson, Head of Safety, Health and Environment Division
RF systems in the ESS LinacAnders Sunesson, RF Group Leader
Engineering design & material testing for the ESS acceleratorNick Gazis, Mechanical Engineering Technology Section Leader
Industrial opportunities with modern control system technologiesHenrik Carling, Head of Integrated Control System Division
Engineering methods and tools in a greenfield organizationPeter Rådahl, Head of Engineering and Integration Support Division
Introduction into instruments and detectorsThomas Shea, Beam Diagnostics Section Leader
Industrial opportunities in proton beam diagnostics and related technologies at ESSThomas Shea, Beam Diagnostics Section Leader
Introduction to vacuum systemsMarcelo Ferreira, Vacuum Section Leader
Specialized manufacturing demands of a new spallation source facilityBenjamin Davidge, Manufacturing Section Leader