PLENARY 1

Heads of Agencies

Monday 26 September 2016, 13:30 – 15:00
Location: Guadalajara Hall 4,5,6,9&10

The Heads of Agencies plenary event is one of the highlight of the IAC, bringing together the leaders of the major space agencies worldwide. This year’s Heads of Agencies Plenary will focus on the theme “Space Exploration: the past, present and future”. The Plenary will be kicked-off with the Heads of Agencies briefly presenting the main developments within their Agency since the last IAC in Jerusalem: major decisions taken; major projects launched and major developments for the next years. The moderator will then run the discussion on Space Exploration and, to conclude  an interactive Q&A session with the audience is foreseen?

 

Moderator

john horackJohn Horack

Professor and Neil Armstrong Chair

The Ohio State University College of Engineering

 

 

 

 

Co-moderator

Minoo_Rathnasabathy_SGACMinoo Rathnasabapathy

Executive Director

Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

 

 

 

 

Panelists

 

Charles F. Bolden Official PortraitCharles Bolden

Administrator
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
USA

 

 

 

Naoki OkumuraNaoki Okumura

President
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Japan

 

 

 

WoernerJan Woerner

Director General
European Space Agency (ESA)
France

 

 

 

sylvain-laporte-1Sylvain Laporte

President

Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Canada

 

 

 

IgorIgor Komarov

Head

ROSCOSMOS

Russian Federation

 

 

somanath-isro-indiaS. Somanath

Director of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

India

 

 

wu-yanhua-photoWu Yanhua

Vice Administrator

China National Space Administration (CNSA)

China

 

 

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