IAC 2019 PLENARY EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHT LECTURES

 

The IAC Plenary Programme features an exciting selection of high-level Plenary Sessions, Highlight Lectures and Late-breaking News events.

 

HIGHLIGHT LECTURES

Sessions

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Highlight Lecture 1: MARSIS: the Successful Search for Liquid Water on Mars

Tuesday 22 October 2019, 18:00 – 19:00
Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom B


Highlight Lecture 2 : The Challenge of Exploring Our Sun – the 60-Year Odyssey to Parker Solar Probe

Wednesday 23 October 2019, 18:00 – 18:45

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom B


Highlight Lecture 3 : Monitoring Coastal Waters from Space – Highlighting the Chesapeake Bay Region – Dramatic Advances Enable Better Understanding and Protection of these Vital Ecosystems, and their Immense Coastal Populations and Infrastructure

Wednesday 23 October 2019, 19:00 – 19:45

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom B


IAF World Space Award Highlight Lecture

Thursday 24 October 2019, 18:00 – 19:15

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom ABC

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PlenarY EVENTS

Sessions

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Plenary 1 : Heads of Agencies

Monday 21 October 2019, 13:15 – 14:45

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom ABC

 


Plenary 2 : Host Plenary: Evolving Apollo: The Next 50 Years in Human Spaceflight

Monday 21 October 2019, 18:15 – 19:30

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom ABC

In the 50 years since Neil and Buzz walked on the Moon, humans have put aside the Cold War competition that sent them there to establish a permanent (so far) presence in space. The International Space Station is arguably the crowning political and engineering achievement of the post-Apollo age. It is feeding forward to the systems – and politics – that will be needed to continue mankind’s expansion into the Solar System.

Today it seems likely humans will return to the lunar surface to stay, and to prepare for the next steps to Mars and beyond. A few governments got us this far, but there are a host of new international players with disparate capabilities eager to take a role. Our host plenary will examine the prospects for the next 50 years of human spaceflight, offering state-of-the-art commentary on the international cooperative roles of public and private players, what they may be able to achieve for society, and the pitfalls and STEM challenges that lie ahead.

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Plenary 3 : The Long-Term Sustainability of Outer Space: Advancing the Space Economy and Sustaining Space Industry Through Solutions to Space Security Issue

Tuesday 22 October 2019, 08:30 – 09:30

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom ABC


Plenary 4 : Inspiring by Leading: Building and Sustaining the Global Space Workforce for the Future

Tuesday 22 October 2019, 13:30 – 14:30

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom B


Plenary 5 : Heads of Emerging Agencies

Wednesday 23 October 2019, 08:30 – 09:30

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom B


Plenary 6 : Clipper Exploring Europa: Making a Mission to Understand Our Place in the Universe @NASAClipper

Wednesday 23 October 2019, 13:30 – 14:30

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom B


Plenary 7 : 10th Anniversary Next Generation Plenary: “Harnessing Citizen Science for the Future of Earth Observation”

Thursday 24 October 2019, 08:30 – 09:30

Location: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Grand Ballroom B

 

Late Breaking News

Sessions

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