26th Workshop “Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits: “Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure for Development (3Is4D)”, organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and supported by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

28 – 30 September 2018, Bremen, Germany, in conjunction with the 69th International Astronautical Congress


Information note: http://www.unoosa.org/documents/pdf/psa/activities/2018/UN_IAF/ConceptNote_IAF_2018.pdf

Registration is closed for this event

Link of previous UN/IAF Workshops: http://www.iafastro.org/events/iac/uniaf-workshop/


Space Generation Congress (SGC) 2018

University of Bremen

Date: 27-29 September 2018

Location: University of Bremen

More information: https://spacegeneration.org/sgc2018 


IAF 9th International Meeting for Members of Parliaments (MoP) (closed meeting)

To be held under the auspices of the Bremen Regional Parliament with the support of the German Bundestag

Theme: “The Seamless Chain of Innovation – From Space Science to Business”

Date: Sunday, 30 September 2018

Location: Bremen Parliament

Information and programme: http://www.iafastro.org/events/members-of-parliaments/


Educators Professional Development Workshop for IAC 2018

The IAC Educator Professional Development Programme was launched officially in 2010 at the International Astronautical Congress in Prague. The workshop is designed for primary and secondary educators to teach about a variety of science-rich space contexts that they could bring into their classrooms to enhance learning in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Date: Friday, 28 September 2018

Location: DLR SchoolLab, Bremen, Germany



The main objective of the PPOSS seminar is to provide a tutorial on the basics of Planetary Protection. The seminar will be structured around the current international policy framework for Planetary Protection and cases studies attached to the different planetary protection categories recognized in the COSPAR policy. The seminar will be held in English. Expected size of the tutorial: 100 participants.

Date: Saturday, 29 September 2018, 09:00 – 18:00

Location: Room CCB Focke Wulf Saal

More information on: http://pposs.org/pposs-tutorial-iac/


IAC Hosts Summit – Sixth Session (closed meeting)

Date: Sunday, 30 September 2018, 10:30-13:00

Location: Room CCB Kaisen

Sponsored by: UAE Space Agency

Cross Cultural Communications and Presentation Workshop

Date: Sunday, 30 September 2018, 08:15 – 13:30

Location: Room CCB Roselius and CCB Oslo

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IPMC Young Professionals Workshop

Date: Sunday, 30 September 2018, 09:00 – 18:00

Location: Room CCB Focke-Wulf-Saal


Young Professional Networking Event (Restricted to Young Professionals)

Sunday 30 September 2018, 19:00 – 21:00

Tuesday 2 October 2018 and  Wednesday 3 October 2018, 19:15 – 21:15
Location: Room CCB Borgward





IAC 2018 Welcome Reception

Date: Monday 1 October 2018, 19:30 – 23:00
Location: Festival Hall
Join Congress participants and partners for drinks, refreshments and networking. Held within the Festival Hall at the Bremen Convention Centre, guests will delight with the wonderful food and drinks on offer and have the opportunity to unwind after the first official day of the Congress.


IAF IDEA Diversity Day

Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018

Location: ÖVB Arena, Olbers

• IAF IDEA “3G” Diversity Breakfast, 7:00 – 8:30
• IAF IDEA “3G” Diversity Luncheon, 12:30 – 13:30
• IAF IDEA “3G” Diversity Afternoon, 16:00 – 17:45



IAC 2018 Press Conferences

Location: CCB Gallery

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