Young Professional Networking Event

 


YSL Panel on IAF Opportunities

(Restricted to Young Professionals)

Sunday 20 October, 19:00-20:00

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 207AB

 

Moderator:

  • Kevin Stube, Vice-Chair, IAF Workforce Development / Young Professionals Programme (IAF WD-YPP) Committee

Panel:

  • Minoo Rathnasabapathy, Research Engineer, Space Enabled Research Group, MIT Media Lab
  • Laszlo Bacsardi, Associate Professor. Institute of Informatics and Economics, University of Sopron
  • Liz Seward, Senior Strategist, Space Systems, Airbus Defence and Space
  • Avid Roman-Gonzalez, Full Professor, Universidad Nacional Tecnologica de Lima Sur

YSL Reception

(Restricted to Young Professionals)

Sunday 20 October, 20:00-21:00

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 207AB


Industry Day Young Professionals Panel

(Restricted to Young Professionals)

Tuesday 22 October, 19:30-20:30

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 207AB

 

Moderator:

  • Dan Dumbacher, Executive Director, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Panelists:

  • Takeshi Hakamada, Founder and CEO, ispace
  • Yoav Landsman, Deputy Mission Director, SpaceIL
  • Maria Antonietta Perino, Director International Network Opportunities Development, Thales Alenia Space
  • Ander Solorzano, Lead Systems Engineer, Astrobotic

 

Industry Day Young Professionals Reception

(Restricted to Young Professionals)

Tuesday 22 October, 20:30-21:30

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 207AB


Joint Networking Reception with SGAC and ISU

Wednesday 23 October, 20:00-22:00

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 207AB

 

On the evening of Wednesday 23 October the IAF Workforce Development – Young Professionals Programme (IAF WD-YPP) Committee is teaming up with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and the International Space University (ISU) for a joint reception.
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. What next great achievement in space will we be celebrating 50 years from today? The event will feature a “Shark Tank” competition where contestants will compete to pitch the next great human achievement in space to a panel of judges. Come mingle and cheer on the best pitch!