Published on February 14, 2022

SAVE THE DATE: The IAC 2023 dates have been changed to 2-6 October 2023!

A new Organizing Committee has also been established

The initial dates for the International Astronautical Congress - IAC 2023 have been shifted to the 2-6th of October 2023 and Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, has ordered on the establishment of an Organizing Committee in connection with the 74th International Astronautical Congress to be held in Baku in 2023.

The Organizing Committee will be composed of the following members from the Republic of Azerbaijan: Prime Minister, Minister of Digital Development and Transport, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister of Finance, Minister of Emergency Situations, Minister of Health, Minister of Culture, Minister of Education, Minister of Youth and Sports, Chairman of the State Customs Committee, Head of the State Security Service, Head of the State Border Service, Head of the State Migration Service, Chairman of the State Tourism Agency, Chairman of the State Agency for Public Services and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, Head of the Baku City Executive Power ,Chairman of the Board of the Space Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (Azercosmos), President of Azerbaijan Airlines Closed Joint Stock Company, Chairman of Azerishig Open Joint Stock Company, Director of the Heydar Aliyev Center, Director of the Baku Convention Center.

The Organizing Committee will prepare and implement an Action Plan for organizing the 74th International Astronautical Congress to be held on October 2-6, 2023 in Baku.

Holding of this International Congress in Azerbaijan for the second time will create invaluable opportunities for development of the space industry in Azerbaijan, expansion of cooperation with the international space community and the International Astronautical Federation representing it, as well as closer integration into global space industry.

Looking forward to seeing you in Baku for the IAC 2023.