HOST PLENARY 2: The Development and Prospect of China’s Space Activities

Tuesday 6, 15:00 – 16:15
Location: Beijing International Convention Center – Hall 2

China’s space industry has developed rapidly and the space activities have played increasingly a more and more important role in China’s economic and social development.This plenary will bring together distinguished experts from local and abroad to introduce China’s developments in major space program, including manned spaceflight, lunar exploration, the Beidou Navigation System and high-resolution earth observation system, and substantial achievements in space science, technology and applications, and addresses.This plenary will also address China’s major future tasks and key areas for future cooperation and envision China’s comprehensive plan in the future. The plenary will also address international cooperation for a comprehensive, coordinated and sustainable development of world’s space industry.

Moderator

Steven EISENHART

Senior Vice President, Space Foundation

Speakers

Liu JIZHONG

Director of China Lunar Exploration and Space Engineering Center, China National Space Administration (CNSA)

China

Liu SHIQUAN

Vice President, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation

China

Wu JI

Director General, National Space Center, China Academy of Sciences

China

Wu YANSHENG

President, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

China

Yang LIWEI

Deputy Director General, China Manned Space Agency

China