SGAC Activities during UNISPACE+50
As 2018 celebrates UNISPACE+50 at the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, SGAC will organise activities in connection to this important moment for the international space community as they convene in Vienna for the High Level Forum, UNISPACE+50 and the sixty-first session of COPUOS.
SGAC Space Generation Forum Anniversary Event
In 1999, at UNISPACE III, the Space Generation Advisory Council was created. The first SGAC event was also held - the Space Generation Forum, which has gone on to become the annual Space Generation Congress held in conjunction with the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) each year. SGAC would like to celebrate this historic event by hosting the second Space Generation Forum in the form of a pre-twentieth anniversary event.
Date: June 16-17, 2018
Location: TBD, Vienna, Austria
To bring together all the different SGAC generations to celebrate SGAC’s creation at UNISPACE III and to discuss how SGAC activities should continue to evolve considering the UNISPACE+50 HLF recommendations and specific aspects as related to COPUOS and UNISPACE+50
Showcase SGAC’s roots and connection to the United Nations (in particular to the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs and the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its subcommittees)
Form new partnerships in Austria and internationally
Create an outcomes report that can be presented at COPUOS
For the detailed programme please see Programme page <link to page>
SGAC Activities as Part of UNISPACE+50/COPUOS
UNOOSA will be holding UNISPACE+50 and the 61st COPUOS sessions and has invited SGAC to potentially contribute in a variety of ways.
Date:June 20-21, 2018
Ideas on Contributions from SGAC:
SGAC has been invited to potentially contribute to one or two panels at UNISPACE+50 (details TBD)
Women in aerospace
Young professionals/next generation panel
Statement and/or technical presentation during UNISPACE+50/COPUOS outlining the outcomes of the previously mentioned event, update on SGAC activities since 2017 COPUOS sessions
Reception during COPUOS
16 to 17 June 2018 → SGAC Space Generation Forum Anniversary Event
18 to 19 June 2018 → High Level Forum
20 to 21 June 2018 → UNISPACE+50
20 to 29 June 2018 → COPUOS
Registration will be ready soon, please visit the site again later for updates!