Sunday 24 October

08:00 – 13:30 Cross Cultural Communications and Presentation Workshop – room Sharjah D

09:00 – 18:00 IPMC Young Professional Workshop – room Umm Al Qwain

19:00 – 21:00 YP IAC Opening Reception - Al Multaqua Ballroom

Get a head start on your IAC experience by joining other Young Professionals on Sunday evening to connect with colleagues old and new. We will be welcomed by IAF President Pascale Ehrenfreund and UAE Space Agency Chairwoman Sarah Al Amiri. The IAF WD-YPP Committee will offer an overview of YP activities throughout the week ahead, with a reception and networking time to follow.

Monday 25 October

15:15-18:15 Global Technical Session – room Dubai D GTS

Tuesday 26 October

14:45-17:45 Global Technical Session – room Dubai D GTS

19:30 – 21:30 Making the Most of Earth Observations - Al Multaqua Ballroom

The IAF WD-YPP and Earth Observation Committees have teamed up to bring you an event focused on the use of Earth observation data from different regions of the world. Following a discussion with Earth Observation applications experts, refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Blue Origin

Wednesday 27 October

14:45-17:45 Global Technical Session – room Dubai D GTS

19:30 – 21:30 WD-YPP Committee/SGAC/ISU Joint Networking Event - Al Multaqua Ballroom

Those registered as Young Professionals at the IAC, along with alumni of the IAF WD-YPP Committee, SGAC, and ISU are welcome to join this event on Wednesday evening. We will have a short trivia game to start the evening, and then host a reception with plenty of time to reconnect with old friends and learn more about these three organizations and the many opportunities they offer to students and young professionals.

Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

Thursday 28 October

08:30 – 09:30 Next Generation Plenary - Next Generation Impact on Social Responsibility In Space - Sheikh Rashid Hall E

Social responsibility in space ensures that the inspirations and innovations of today’s space sector are implemented in equitable and sustainable ways. The unique environment of space creates challenges and benefits for working toward a more sustainable and equitable future for humankind and requires social responsibility among space sector actors to maximize the benefits of space. This plenary panel explores both social responsibility in conduct of space activities and space activity impact on social responsibility on Earth through a diverse panel of competitively selected young professionals and students whose work is advancing social responsibility in space and terrestrial activities across the globe.

14:45-17:45 Global Technical Session – room Dubai D GTS

Friday 29 October

13:30 – 16:30 Global Technical Session – room Dubai D GTS