PLENARY 1:

Heads of Agencies – HoA

Tuesday 6, 10:00 – 11:30
Location: Beijing International Convention Center – Hall 2

 

The Heads of Agencies plenary event is one of the highlight of GLEX2017, bringing together the leaders of the major space agencies worldwide. The Heads of Agencies Plenary will focus on the theme “Global Space Exploration”.

 

Moderator:

 

Christian Sallaberger

President & CEO
Canadensys Aerospace Corporation
Chairman of the IAF Exploration Committee
Canada
Full Bio
 
 
 
 
 

Speakers:

 

Roberto Battiston

President
Italian Space Agency (ASI)
Italy
Full Bio
 

 

Pascale Ehrenfreund

Chair of the Executive Board
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
Germany
Full Bio
 

 

 

 
 

Yasuyuki Ito

Associate Director General
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Japan
Full Bio
 

 

 
 

Sergey Krikalev

Executive Director of Piloted Spaceflights
ROSCOSMOS
Russian Federation
Full Bio
 

 

 
 
 

Christian Lange

Deputy Director, Space Exploration Strategic Planning
Canadian Space Agency
Canada
Full Bio
 
 
 

Jean-Yves Le Gall

President
Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
France
Full Bio
 
 
 
 
 

Valanathan Munsami

CEO
South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
South Africa
Full Bio
 
 
 
 
 
 

Johann-Dietrich Woerner

Director General
European Space Agency (ESA)
France
Full Bio
 
 
 
 
 

Wu Yanhua

Vice Admintrator
China National Space Administration (CNSA)
China