Saving our Future on Earth through our Presence in Space: A Generational Exchange on the Role of Space in the Fight Against Climate Change
Day: Wednesday 24 May 2023
Time: 15:50 – 18:20
Location: Scandinavia Ballroom, Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
The session is organized by the IAF Workforce Development - Young Professional Programme (WD-YPP) Committee and the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). It will feature a result-oriented generational exchange on the role of space in the fight against climate change across: one Keynote speech of the highlights from SGAC Report on Space & Climate Change and two panel discussions between next generation representatives and senior space officials.
Executive Director, IAF Secretariat
Setting the scene with the highlights from SGAC Report on Space & Climate Change.
PART 1: Are We Doing Well? Space Science and Technology for Climate Action
What benefits do we get from space science and technology in the fight against climate change and what is the current involvement of the youth?
Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of the International Institute of Air and Space Law (IIASL), Leiden University
Winner of Space4Youth Competition, Space4Youth Competition
Republic of Serbia
PART 2: Can We Do Better? An Intergenerational Pact for Space and Climate Action
What is the responsibility of the space community in prioritizing climate action and how can we work across generations to implement real solutions?
Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Space
Sathesh Raj V. PERIASAMEY
Sabine VON DER RECKE