UNISPACE+50 Symposium Presentations

MONDAY, 18 June 2018

Opening Panel: "Past, Present and Future of the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
Moderator: Martin Nesirky, United Nations Information Service
Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Peter Jankowitsch, President, International Academy of Astronautics
David Kendall, Outgoing Chair, Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
Rosa Maria Ramírez de Arellano y Haro, Incoming Chair, Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
John Roth, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Sierra Nevada Corporation
Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President, International Institute of Space Law
"Space and Industries" Panel
Moderator: Jorge Del Rio Vera, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Francois Denner, Managing Director, SCS Aerospace Group
Sebastian Fritsch, CEO and Co-Founder, Green Spin
Emiliano Kargieman, CEO and Founder, Satellogic
Will Marshall, CEO and Co-Founder, Planet Labs
Nobu Okada, Founder and CEO, Astroscale
Jason Zhou, CEO and Founder, China HEAD Aerospace
"Space for Women" Panel
Moderator: Markus Woltran, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Cyndia Collins Arsenault, President and Co-founder, Secure World Foundation
Andrej Benedejčič, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the UN, OSCE and Other International Organizations
Pascale Ehrenfreund, CEO, German Aerospace Centre
Patrizia Caraveo, Director, IASF-INAF Università degli studi di Pavia
Ersilia Vaudo, Chief Diversity Office, European Space Agency

TUESDAY, 19 June 2018

"Space and Civil Society" Panel
Moderator: Ian Freeman, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Jens Danzeglocke, Executive Secretariat, German Aerospace Centre
Namira Salim, Founder, Space Trust
Kuan Wei Chen, Executive Director, Centre for Research in Air and Space Law McGill University
Sandra Haeuplik-Meusburger, Senior Lecturer, Technical University Vienna
Michael K Simpson, Executive Director, Secure World Foundation
"Space and Youth" Panel
"Moderator: Ayami Kojima, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs"
Clementine Decoopman, Executive Director, Space Generation Advisory Council
Hamda Al Shehhi, Space Technology Engineer, UAE Space Agency
Scott Kelly, United Nations Champion for Space
John Njoroge Kimani, National Coordinator, Kenya National Space Secretariat
Christian Koeberl, Director, Natural History Museum Vienna
Kaori Sasaki Manager, JAXA, Space Education Center
"Heads of Space Agencies" Panel
Moderator: Simonetta Di Pippo, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Opening Remarks - Simonetta Di Pippo, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Opening Remarks - Klaus-Peter Willsch, Representative of Global Parliamentarians
Regional Representation
Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) - Mr. Li Xinjun, Secretary General
European GNSS Agency (GSA) - Mr. Carlo Des Dorides, Executive Director
European Space Agency (ESA) - Mr. Jan Woerner, Director General
National Space Agencies
Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) - Mr. Klaus Pseiner, Director of FFG and Head of Delegation to ESA
Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) - Mr. José Raimundo Braga Coelho, President
Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) - Mr. Juan Carlos Cortés, Director of European Programmes, Space and Technological Returns
Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) - Mr. Jean-Pascal Le Franc, Director of Planning, International Relations and Quality
China National Space Administration (CNSA) - Mr. Tian Yulong, Secretary General
German Aerospace Center (DLR) - Mr. Walther Pelzer, Head of the DLR Space Administration
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) - Mr. Kailasavadivoo Sivan, Chairman
Israel Space Agency (ISA) - Mr. Avi Blasberger, Director General
Italian Space Agency (ASI) - Mr. Roberto Battiston, President
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Mr. Hiroshi Yamakawa, President
Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) - Mr. Lee Sang-ryul, Vice-President
Mexican Space Agency (AEM) - Mr. Francisco Javier Mendieta Jiménez, Director General
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - Mr. Jim Green, Chief Scientist
Norwegian Space Centre (NSC) - Mr. Christian Hauglie-Hanssen, Director General
Paraguay Space Agency (AEP) - Mr. Liduvino Vielman Díaz, President
Peru Space Agency (CONIDA) - Mr. Carlos David Caballero León, Institutional Head
Polish Space Agency (POLSA) - Mr. Grzegorz Brona, President
Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) - Mr. Marius-Ioan Piso, President
Roscosmos - Mr. Dmitry Rogozin, Director General
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) - Mr. Valanathan Munsami, Chief Executive Officer
Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) - Mr. Qaiser Anees Khurram, Chairman
State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) - Mr. Pavlo Degtiarenko, Chairman
Swiss Space Office (SSO) - Mr. Renato Krpoun, Head
TUBITAK - Mr. Orkun Hasekioglu, Vice-President
United Arab Emirates Space Agency - Mr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director General
United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA) - Ms. Alice Bunn, Director of Policy

 

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