United Nations/United Arab Emirates - High Level Forum: Space as a Driver for Socio-Economic Sustainable Development
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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 20 - 24 NOVEMBER 2016

The First High Level Forum aimed to drive debate on the role of space science and technology in fostering global development. The Forum, therefore, represented a unique opportunity for the collective space community to address the future global space governance leading up to the fiftieth anniversary of the First United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space "UNISPACE+50" in 2018.

Report of the Workshop

A/AC.105/1129

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Note: The views expressed in the presentations and papers below are those of the authors and do not reflect the policies or views of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. The presentations and papers are provided solely for informational purposes.

Welcome and opening addresses
Message, Ki-Moon BAN, Secretary-General, United Nations
Khalifa AL-ROMAITHI , Chairman, United Arab Emirates Space Agency
Hamad AL MANSOORI , Chairman, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre
Opening Remarks, Simonetta DI PIPPO, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Opening Remarks (video message), Yury FEDOTOV, Director-General, United Nations Office at Vienna
Michael SIMPSON, Executive Director, Secure World Foundation
Mark SIRANGELO, Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems
Setting the Scene, Simonetta DI PIPPO, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affaires (UNOOSA)
Keynote presentation, Scott KELLY,
Panel 1 - Global Challenges and Space Technology Towards Space2030
Space as a Driver for Socio-Economic Sustainable Development, Global Challenges and New Space Technology Towards Space2030, Jean-Yves LE GALL, National Centre for Space Studies,
China Space Contribute to Space 2030, Yanhua WU, China National Space Administration,
Harnessing the Data Revolution for Climate Resilience - NASA's Role, Gale ALLEN, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DLR´s Role in the Fields of Space Science and Technology, Pascale EHRENFREUND, German Aerospace Centre
Mohammed Nasser AL-AHBABI , United Arab Emirates Space Agency
Participation of Mexican Space Agency, Francisco Javier MENDIETA-JIMENEZ, Mexican Space Agency
European GNSS Towards Global Challenges, Carlo des DORIDES, European GNSS Agency
ASI contribution to the UN 2030 Agenda: Italian Technologies and Initiatives, Roberto BATTISTON, Italian Space Agency
Space Cooperation is a Benefit Multiplier, Xinjun LI, Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization
Avi BLASBERGER , Israel Space Agency
Space as a Driver for Socio-Economic Sustainable Development - A UK perspective, Chris LEE , United Kingdom Space Agency
Global Challenges and Space Technology: Towards Space 2030, Marius-Ioan PISO , Romanian Space Agency
Panel 2 - Making a difference, working together towards Sustainable Space
Won-soo KIM , United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)
Francois RANCY , International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Nord Du Mali, Investissement du PNUD au Nord Du Mali, Bertrand FROT, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
GEO and UNISPACE+50, Giovanni RUM, Group on Earth Observation
Space as a Global Commons, Lennard FISK, Committee on Space Research
Eurisy: Bridging space and society, Dominique TILMANS, EURISY
Jean-Jacques TORTORA, European Policy Institute
Asia & Astronauts: Working Together Towards Sustainable Space, Soichi NOGUCHI , Association of Space Explorers
Steve EISENHART , Space Foundation
EO Services Industry Ecosystem in Europe, Giovanni Sylos LABINI , European Association of Remote Sensing Companies
Women-in-Space Breakfast and Networking
Simonetta DI PIPPO, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Sumaya AL HAJERI, United Arab Emirates Space Agency
Khuloud AL HARMOODI, Mohamed Bin Rashid Space Centre
Gale ALLEN, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dominique TILMANS, EURISY
Space Economy
The future of European space Driving #Space4.0, Piero MESSINA , European Space Agency
The Space Economy and Space Innovation in 2016, Claire JOLLY , The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Measuring Value, Defining Benefit, Michael SIMPSON, Secure World Foundation
Space medicine and satellite technology for socioeconomic contribution, Chiaki MUKAI , Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Earth Observation for National Development Strategies, Driss EL HADANI, Royal Centre For Remote Sensing
Contribution of China's Space Industry to Socio-economic Development of International Community, Wei ZHOU, China Great Wall Industry Corporation
Khaled AL HASHEMI , United Arab Emirates Space Agency
For All Human Kind; Opening the Frontier for Everyone, Rick TUMLINSON, Deep Space Industries
Space Society
Open Universe initiative, Pablo GIOMMI , Italian Space Agency
Space - Benefitting Life on Earth, Steve EISENHART , Space Foundation
Space Sciences for the Benefit of Society, Pascal MICHEL
Space Assets and the Sustainable Development Goals, Michael SIMPSON, Secure World Foundation
Role of Space in Social Development, Matar AL SUWAIDI, United Arab Emirates Space Agency
Evolution of Decision Support in Public Service: Application of CHEOS, Jin XING, China National Space Administration (CNSA)
Building UAE Space Capabilities, Sheikha AL MASKARI, United Arab Emirates Space Agency
From Imagery to Impact, Einar BJORGO, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Designing a Moon Village for all Humanity, Angeliki KAPOGLOU , International Lunar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG)
Biofabrication in Space: New Opportunities for Global Health, Lorenzo MORONI , Complex Tissue Regeneration Department, Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht
Shared Vision, Common Action - Stronger Capacity Building to Support a Sustainable Society, Minoo RATHNASABAPATHY, Space Generation Advisory Council
Satellite Communications - Serving the Humanitarian Sector to Save and Improve Lives, Samer HALAWY, Thuraya
Space Accessibility
EU EO Services Industries contribution to Global Sustainability, Giovanni Sylos LABINI , European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC)
Dream Chaser Global: How to allow Countries to quick start a domestic Space Program, Luciano SACCANI, Sierra Nevada Corporation
Small Satellite Technology and Space Capability, Christopher JOHNSON, Secure World Foundation
GEO contribution to UNISPACE+50: Data accessibility as a target for a joint UNOOSA/GEO Initiative, Giovanni RUM , Group on Earth Observations
Airbus Science in Space Program: Space Experiments for Sustainable Development, Matthias SIMNACHER, Airbus D&S
China's Space Activities Towards 2030, Hui JIANG, China National Space Administration
Space as a Driver for Socio-Economic Sustainable Development, Taner KODANAZ, Digital Globe
UN Coordinated Global Satellite Constellation and CANEUS Small Satellites Design and Construction Facilities: Opportunity and Implementation Path Forward for UNISPACE+50, Milind PIMPRIKAR, CANEUS
Take the Complexity Out of Imagery Analytics and Data Integration, Artiom ANISIMOV, EOS Data Analytics
Space Diplomacy
International Committee on GNSS: The Way Forward to Provide Positioning, Navigation and Timing Globally, Sharafat GADIMOVA, ICG Executive Secretariat, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Existing Global Space Governance and the Way Forward, Ram JAKHU, Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University
Perspectives on Sustainable Space Activities, Christopher JOHNSON, Secure World Foundation
COPUOS' Thematic Priority Area of Global Partnership in Space Exploration and Innovation, Kenneth HODGKINS, United States of America
Designing space policies in emerging countries: main challenges, Magda COCCO, Vieira de Almeida & Associados
The Goals, Challenges and Limitations of Space Diplomacy, André Joào RYPL, Brazilian Space Agency
National Space Policy Development, Naser AL RASHEDI, United Arab Emirates Space Agency
China's Space Diplomacy: Policies and Practices, Xinmin MA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China
Space Diplomacy: Useful Initiatives for Taking International Cooperation Beyond the Skies, Rosa Maria RAMIREZ DE ARELLANO Y HARO ; Teresa Castillo Olascoaga, Mexican Space Agency
Global Space Governance for Sustainable Development, Olga STELMAKH, McGill Institute of Air and Space Law
0G Summit® - Shuttle Diplomacy in a New Space Age, Namira SALIM, Space Trust
Roundtable Discussion Session - Partnership Forum
Partnership opportunities with UNOOSA, Simoneta DI PIPPO, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Michael SIMPSON , Secure World Foundation
Mark SIRANGELO , Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems
Giovanni Sylos LABINI , European Association of Remote Sensing
Steve EISENHART , Space Foundation
Magda COCCO , VdA
Samer HALAWI, Thuraya, United Arab Emirates
Partnership with Industries, Private Sector and Non-Governmental Organizations, Milind PIMPRIKAR , CANEUS
Space Activities: National Programmes and Case Studies
The Importance of Space Activities for the Socio-Economic Development of Mexico, Balan Alejandro GUTIÉRREZ HERRERA, Secretariat de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT); Agencia Especial Mexicana (AEM)
Space Technology in Mongolia, Oyuntsetseg BAASANJAV, Space and Radiocommunicaton Division, Communications and Information Technology Authority Mongolia
United Nations/Kenya Conference on Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Protection, Margaret MAIMBA, National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation Nairobi
Characterization of locations and durations of Ionospheric Scintillation over the equatorial region, Joseph Ouko OLWENDO, Department of Physics, Pwani University
Challenges and Prospects for Sustainable Development in Africa, Adamou BAMANGA
Space Research for Sustainable Development in Sudan, Rayan IMAM, Space Research Centre, University of Khartoum
Empowering Women for Space Science Education for Socio-Economic Sustainable Development in Nepal, Manisha DWA, Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO)
Spaceflight Induced Deconditioning: Parallels with Clinical Medicine and Geriatrics, Nandu GOSWAMI, Medical University of Graz
Roundtable Discussion Session: UNISPACE+50 - The way ahead
UNISPACE+50 - The Way Ahead, David KENDALL,United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNOOSA)
Michael SIMPSON, Secure World Foundation
Naser AL RASHEDI, United Arab Emirates
Luciano SACCANI, Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems
Concluding Remarks, Rosa Maria RAMIREZ DE ARELLANO Y HARO, Teresa Castillo Olascoaga, Mexican Space Agency
Capacity Building and Information Dissemination
ARCSSTE-E Education Programme: Best Practices, Challenges, and Future Projections, Mr. Ganiyu AGBAJEA, African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education-English ( ARCSSTE-E)
Significance of Social Media for increasing public awareness of space, Remco TIMMERMANS
Capacity Building and Information Dissemination through the ASIL Space Law IG, Charles STOTLER, American Society of International Law
Space Property Rights: The Winds of Change, Athina BALTA, Athina Balta Law Group PLLC
Plenary Closing Session and Concluding Remarks
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