IAF GNF Session: Latin American Culture in Space

Day: Thursday 19 May 2022
Time: 15:20 – 16:20

As space applications products and services are intended to service society and the adoption thereof is influenced by culture, this GNF will explore how culture shapes and is being shaped by a space ecosystem.

Moderator

Bernard FOING

Executive Director, International Lunar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG), EuroMoonMars, Chair IAF ITACCUS Committee

Netherlands

Speakers

Miguel AYALA

CEO and Founder, Aphelion Aerospace

United States

Nelson R. GUIM

Coordinator of the National Board for Education with Values; President of the Guayaquil Downtown Reactivation Committee

Ecuador

Camilo GUZMÁN GÓMEZ

,Director of the Public Law department and Professor, at the Sergio Arboleda University, Bogota, Diretor of the CREAR research Group in Public Law

Colombia

Katherinne HERRERA JORDAN

President & Co-Founder, Guatemalan Association of Space Sciences and Engineering (AGICE)

Guatemala

Anne W. JOHNSON

Professor, Universidad Iberoamericana

Mexico

Ericson Daniel LÓPEZ IZURIETA

Professor, Quito Astronomical Observatory; Director, National Observatory of Ecuador

Ecuador

Javier MEJUTO

Head of Archaeoastronomy and Cultural Astronomy Department, Space Sciences Faculty - UNAH, President of the National Committee for Astronomy in Honduras, Co-Chair of the IAU WG Astronomy in Culture

Honduras

Pilar ZAMORA ACEVEDO

Executive Director, Colombian Space Agency (AEC)

Colombia