Plenary 1:

Heads of Agency

Monday 12, 
Location: Ussishkin Auditorium

The Heads of Agencies plenary event will bring together the leaders of major space agencies worldwide. Following the structure of previous years, this year’s Heads of Agencies Plenary will begin with an introductory presentation on latest developments, followed by a discussion on specific topics as well as an interactive Q&A session with the audience.

 
 

Moderator:

 

Uli BobingerUli Bobinger

Journalist
UV Media Production
Germany
 
 
 
 

Co-Moderator:

 

YSL - Pic - Liz SewardJElizabeth Seward

Head of Marketing, Earth Observation, Navigation & Science
Airbus Defence and Space
United Kingdom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Plenary Panelists:

 

Isaac Ben-IsraelIsaac Ben-Israel

Chairman
Israel Space Agency (ISA)
Israel
 
 
 
 

Charles BoldenCharles Bolden

Administrator
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
USA
 
 
 
 

Xu DazheXu Dazhe

Administrator
China National Space Administration (CNSA)
China
 
 
 
 

Igor KomarovIgor Komarov

Head
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSOSMOS)
Russia
 
 
 
 

A.S. Kiran KumarA.S. Kiran Kumar, (invited)

Chairman
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
India
 
 
 
 

Naoki OkumuraNaoki Okumura

President
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Japan
 
 
 
 

Jan WoernerJan Woerner

Director General
European Space Agency (ESA)
France