IAF GNF Session: Space in Schools & the Role of Academia

Thursday 19 May 2022
10:20 – 11:20

Outreach and education at school levels is central to creating the interest that fuels the future workforce for a space ecosystem, and this GNF will highlight some of the interventions that are currently being implemented. Academia is central for skills development and knowledge production that can be absorbed into a space ecosystem, and this GNF aims to unpack the positioning of academia within this ecosystem.

Moderator

Pascale EHRENFREUND

President, International Space University (ISU)

Austria

Speakers

Gregg CANNADY

D.M.A. - Collaboration and Concept Development, STEM School Highlands Ranch

United States

Erasmo CARRERA

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Politecnico di Torino

Italy

Gustavo MEDINA TANCO

Professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Mexico

Diego Paul SANCHEZ LANA

Senior Research Associate, Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research, University of Colorado

United States

Dominique TILMANS

President, EURISY

Belgium

Armengol TORRES

Vice President of Coordination and Education, World Space Week Association

Spain