Opening

Location: Conference Room 4th floor Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel
Monday 21 May 2018, 14:30 – 15:30

The GLAC 2018 Opening Ceremony will see the participation of many prominent figures coming from the Uruguayan Ministries and the global Space sector.
The two co-organising organisations will welcome the delegation thanks to Marta Gaggero, Chief Counsel of the Centro de Investigacion y Difusion Aeronautico-Espacial, and Jean-Yves Le Gall, President of the International Astronautical Federation.
Give the importance of the event, also the Uruguayan Ministry of the Defense, Jorge Menéndez, as well as representative from the Ministry of Livestock Agriculture and Fisheries will take the stand together with Pascale Ehrenfreund, head of the German Space Agency (DLR), also IAF Vice President of the IAF for Global Conferences.

IAF Executive Director, Christian Feichtinger, will be the Master of Ceremony for the whole event.

Speakers

Jorge MENÉNDEZ

Minister of Defense, Uruguay

Uruguay

Jean-Yves LE GALL

President, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

France

Amalia ALVAREZ

Director of Promotion of Agricultural Information Systems, Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Uruguay

Uruguay

Pascale EHRENFREUND

Research Professor, Space Policy Institute, George Washington University

Austria

Master of Ceremonies

Christian FEICHTINGER

IAF Secretariat

Austria

christian.feichtinger@iafastro.org

Supported by

the electric factory
Uruguay Natural

Endorsed by

De interés ANII

Sponsors

Chivas

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