Next Generation Impact on Social Responsibility in Space

Day: Thursday 28 October
Time: 08:30-09:30 GST
Location: Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre

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.

Moderator

Tanja MASSON-ZWAAN

Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of the International Institute of Air and Space Law (IIASL), Leiden University

Netherlands

Speakers

Ahmed BARAKA

Clinical Pharmacist, Regional Coordinator for the Middle East, Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

Egypt

Molly MACEACHEN

Research Associate, Space & Sustainability Initiative, CU Boulder

United States

Giuliana ROTOLA

Research Intern, European Southern Observatory, External Relations and Science Policy Affairs

Italy

Ruvimbo SAMANGA

Space Law & Policy Analyst

Zimbabwe

Andrew SWACKHAMER

Research Assistant, Space & Sustainability Initiative, CU Boulder

United States