International Conference on Space


The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) this year, is organizing the Two- day International Conference on Space from 14 to 15 September 2023 with support of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) and NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL) at Taj West End Hotel in Bengaluru.

The two- day Conference, with the theme ‘Expediting NewSpace in India’ would focus on the initiatives taken by Indian government, ISRO, INSPACe & NSIL towards encouraging and engaging space start-ups, academia, and the Indian Industry towards further strengthening the space sector as well as deliberate on policy and regulatory framework and increasing international collaborations.

This year, International Conference on Space is of special significance as it coincides with India’s G20 Presidency and CII being a B20 Secretariat for GoI. As a B20 secretariate, CII has given a special focus to Space.


Conference 14 - 15 September 2023
Halls West End Court
Venue Taj West End Court, Race Course Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560 001, India.

Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule

DAY 1 – 14 September 2023

0800 - 1000 Hrs Registration
1000 - 1130 Hrs Inaugural Sessions
1130 - 1200 Hrs Tea Break
1200 - 1300 Hrs Expediting New Space in India: Current Scenario, challenges & way forward
1300 - 1400 Hrs Lunch Break
1400 – 1500 Hrs Driving India’s Space Sector through favorable policies and demand creation
1500 - 1600 Hrs Indian Space Industry moving towards AtmaNirbharata across the value chain
1600 - 1700 Hrs Earth Observation: current trends, innovations, challenges and opportunities

DAY 2 - 15 September 2023

1000 – 1100 Hrs Propelling India’s Economy through Space start-ups
1100 – 1200 Hrs Emerging Trends in SatCom: India’s Perspective
1200 – 1300 Hrs Human Spaceflight and Space Exploration Missions
1300 – 1400 Hrs Enhancing International collaborations in space sector: Roadmap ahead
1400 – 1500 Hrs Networking Lunch
1500 – 1600 Hrs Innovation & Emerging Technologies: The future of Space
1600 – 1700 Hrs Earth Observation Data & Dissemination Platform: The Vision & Strategy