Published on June 8, 2017

Save the dates: GLEX 2021 and GLOC 2022

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to inform you that the time schedule for the IAF Global Conferences for the years 2021 and 2022 has been settled. You are invited to save the following dates.

GLEX2021 14 – 18 JUNE 2021 St. Petersburg, Russia

The third Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX) is to take place from 14 – 18 June 2021 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Conference, co-organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and ROSCOSMOS, will bring together leaders and decision-makers within the science and human exploration community – engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, educators, agency representatives and policy makers. The leaders in the field will converge in St. Petersburg to discuss recent results, current challenges and innovative solutions and it will contain several opportunities to learn about how space exploration investments provide benefits as well as discuss how those benefits can be increased through thoughtful planning and cooperation.

The conference will feature an Opening Event; several Plenary Events and Keynote Lectures; a Technical Programme with Sessions in several parallel technical streams; an IAF Global Networking Forum (IAF GNF) Programme and an attractive social and networking programme including a Welcome Reception and a Gala Dinner.

GLOC2022 31 MAY – 2 JUNE 2022 Oslo, Norway

Following its mission to promote international development and share knowledge, the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and its member the Norwegian Space Agency (NOSA) are pleased to announce that the 2022 Global Space Conference on Climate Change (GLOC 2022) will be taking place in Oslo, Norway on 31 May – 2 June 2022. GLOC 2022 will contribute to the global efforts to better understand and battle climate change through the use of space-based services and applications.

First conference of its kind, GLOC 2022 is designed to encouraging the sharing of programmatic, technical and policy information, as well as collaborative solutions, challenges, lessons learnt, and paths forward among all nations. GLOC 2022 will address various topics of interest in relation to space and climate change with a specific focus on: Causes and Effects of Climate Change, Possible Solutions, Space Remote Sensing / Satellite Monitoring / Earth Observation, Maritime Surveillance, Intergovernmental and Interagency Actions, Climate Change and our daily lives.