Heads of Agencies

Day: Sunday 18 September
Time: 13:45 - 15:15 CEST
Location: Room Paris South, Level 3, Hall 7, Paris Convention Centre

This year’s Heads of Agencies plenary will focus on the overall theme of the Congress “Space for @ll”.

During the first part, the participating Heads of Agencies will present and discuss their projects and explain what their priorities are for the coming years. In the second part, the Heads of Agencies will focus more on their past achievements and explain the projects that will involve a community beyond space, in line with this year’s IAC motto.

The plenary will conclude with an interactive Q&A session with the audience.

Moderators

Pascale EHRENFREUND

President, International Space University (ISU)

France

Christian FEICHTINGER

Executive Director, IAF Secretariat

France

Welcome Keynote

Philippe BAPTISTE

President, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

France

Speakers

Lisa CAMPBELL

President, Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

Canada

Josef ASCHBACHER

Director General, European Space Agency (ESA)

France

S. SOMANATH

Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

India

Hiroshi YAMAKAWA

President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Japan

Bill NELSON

Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

United States