Developing Space Workforce – Industry Focus
Thursday 4 October 2018, 16:05 – 17:05
Location: Bremen Conference Center – CCB Hansesaal
Attracting of skilled workforce for space industry is always a challenge. There are few important issues to consider: lack of motivation of young people to study engineering subjects, aging of workforce in space industry especially in Europe, scarcity of certain professions as for example system engineering, product assurance etc.
The panellists will discuss the specific problems space industry faces today: scarcity of certain professions, aging of workforce and capture of knowledge accumulated as well as discuss the way forward. The panellists are invited from major prime industrial companies from USA, Europe, China as well as academia and space agencies.
Professor, China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation Limited (CASIC)
Lisa La Bonté
Founder & CEO, Arab Youth Venture Foundation