Safe Planet & Space Conference – 23 March 2023 – Institute of Oceanology PAS – SOPOT

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Space Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Gdańsk Branch
in cooperation with
Baltic Sea & Space Cluster and Institute of Oceanology of Polish Academy of Sciences
under the honorary patronage of the
Polish Space Agency (POLSA)
invite for conference:
Safe Planet & Space: Letter from Utopia

23 March 2023


Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences
Sopot, Powstańców Warszawy 55


09:00-9:30   Registration: Safe Planet & Space of participants

         09.30-10.00 Opening Session

Prof. Marcin Węsławski, Director of the Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences

Prof. Edmund Wittbrodt,  Chair of Space Sciences Committee of the Polish  Academy of Sciences of Gdansk Branch

Prof. Grzegorz Wrochna, President of the Polish Space Agency

Prof. Miroslaw Darecki , Head of Marine Physics Department at IOPAN – introduction to the sessions

Prof Marek Grzybowski,  President of the BSSC, Gdynia, Deception of satellites and IT networks. Bypassing sanctions in maritime transport after Russia’s attack on Ukraine in the global transport of strategic raw materials

10:00-11:15 Young Stars,  chaired by Prof Andrzej Stepnowski

Bartosz Rybacki, Wojciech Wysocki, PG Gdansk, AMBER – Autonomous Modular Biotechnological Experiment on a Rocket

Marcin Jasiukowicz, Magdalena Sadowska, PG Gdansk,  SimLE Stardust – stratospheric platform to reach the skies

Patryk Sapiega, IMGW Gdynia,  Satellite data as a component of multi-stream verification and calibration of the SWAN wave model

Maximilian Minta, NEPTUN STUDIO, Gdansk, Modeling of security issues aimed in validation of artificial intelligence algorithms and the logic of unmanned  and warning  systems.

Katarzyna Dragańska, IOPAN Sopot,  Detection of environmental changes  – satellite remote sensing in the Arctic region.

Monika Gierszewska , PG, Gdańsk,  Application of machine learning in flooding extent mapping using SAR data

11:15 -11:30 Coffee break

11:30 -13:00 Space and sea – application, Expert Panel

Moderator: Marek Grzybowski Phd prof. (em) Maritime University

Maciej Brzozowski, Hafen Hamburg Marketing e.V. Port of Hamburg office in Poland – the introductory presentation:  Port of Hamburg – Security and cybersecurity in terminals, ship traffic, cars and trains (case study)

Panel: Are Polish ports at the same level of security in the organization of ship, car, train and inland transport as the Port of Hamburg? In the times of the hot war in Ukraine and the threat of disruption of logistics chains, should Poland continue to develop resistance to satellite espionage and cyberattacks, physical threats from land and sea, and the threat of drone attacks?


Dominik Landa, Senior Executive in Maritime, Logistics and SCM

Kacper Synowiecki, Security Director, Pion Dyrektora Naczelnego, Port of Gdynia Authority

Representative of the Port of Gdansk Authority

Maximilian Minta, CEO of NEPTUN STUDIO

Andrzej Stateczny, prof. dr hab. Eng., President of the Management Board, Marine Technology

Krzysztof Anzelewicz, vicepresident, Baltic Sea & Space Cluster

 13:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:20 Space and sea -science and applications, chaired by Prof Mirosława Ostrowska

Miroslaw Darecki, IOPAN, Sopot, Satellites as an effective tool for monitoring the Earth’s climate change

Krzysztopf Samp, iTTi, Poznań, International projects on planet and climate protection from the point of view of the IT industry

Bożena Łapeta, IMGW Kraków, Satellite data in atmospheric monitoring – estimation of NOx emissions from point sources

Małgorzata Kępińska-Kasprzak, Piotr Struzik, IMGW Poznań i IMGW Kraków, The use of terrestrial and satellite data with various spatial resolutions to monitor processes related to agricultural drought from the county to the entire country

Krzysztof Kanawka, Blue Dot Solutions, Gdańsk, Startup accelerator Space3ac – results

 15:20 – 15:50 Discussion and closing remarks


IO PAN: dr Joanna Stoń_Egiert +48 (58) 731 18 16, e-mail:
BSSC: Prof. Marek Grzybowski;505050179; e-mail: