Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl is the Chief Strategy Officer of the European Space Agency (ESA, Headquarters in Paris, France). From 2007 to 2011 he was the Director of the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) in Vienna, Austria, the leading European think tank for space policy. Prior to this, he was the Head of the Corporate Development and External Relations Department in the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Cologne, Germany. Previously he also worked with the German Ministry for Post and Telecommunications and the German Space Agency (DARA) in Bonn, Germany.
He has been a delegate to numerous international forums and has served from 2014 to 2016 as chairman of the Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, the highest body for space law making, comprising 73 Member States. He also was chairman of various European and global committees (ESA International Relations Committee and two plenary working groups of the UNCOPUOS Legal Subcommittee, the one on the launching State and the other on the registration practice, both leading to UN General Assembly Resolutions). He presented, respectively testified, at hearings of the European Parliament and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Kai-Uwe Schrogl is the President of the International Institute of Space Law, the professional association of space law experts from 48 countries, Member of the International Academy of Astronautics (recently chairing its Commission on policy, economics and regulations) and the Russian Academy for Cosmonautics as well as Corresponding Member of the French Air and Space Academy. He holds a doctorate degree in political science and lectures international relations as an Honorary Professor at Tübingen University, Germany.
Kai-Uwe Schrogl has written or co-edited 15 books and more than 130 articles, reports and papers in the fields of space policy and law as well as telecommunications policy. He launched and edited until 2011 the “Yearbook on Space Policy” and the book series “Studies in Space Policy” both published by ESPI at SpringerWienNewYork. He sits on editorial boards of various international journals in the field of space policy and law (Space Policy, Zeitschrift für Luft- und Weltraumrecht, Studies in Space Law/Nijhoff; previously also Acta Astronautica).
International Astronautical Congress 2019
21-25 October 2019
Washington, United States of America
- Plenary programme: Ceremonies
- Ceremonies: Opening Ceremony
- Ceremonies: Closing Ceremony
- Ceremonies: IAF Excellence In Industry Award Ceremony and Fireside Chat
- Tuesday 22 October 2019: IAF GNF Industry Stream: A Grand Tour of Global Space Policy Issues
- Thursday 24 October 2019: IAF GNF Legal and Policy Stream: Space Traffic Management is Needed Now! IAA, IISL, and IAF Join Their Forces to Propose Long Term Sustainability of Space Operations
- Wednesday 23 October 2019: Young Minds Meet Space Leaders: Words Into Action
International Astronautical Congress 2018
1–5 October 2018
International Astronautical Congress 2017
25-29 September 2017
The Global Conference on Space and the Information Society 2016
6-7 June 2016