25 August 2016
The Space Generation Advisory Council in support of United Nations Programme on Space Applications (SGAC) and the National SPACE Development Program of the Philippines are pleased to announce the 3rd Asia-Pacific Space Generation Workshop (AP-SGW 2016) to be held in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines on the 12th-13th of November 2016 in conjunction with the 23rd Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-23). The AP-SGW 2016 is a two-day regional workshop for university students and young professionals in the Asia-Pacific Region and will be held at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, one of the seven constituent campuses of the nation’s premier university system - the University of the Philippines
SGAC is an international nonprofit and non-government organization with the objective to deliver the voice of the next generation of space sector leaders on the topic of international space development. SGAC is an important international young professional space network charged to make recommendations to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS). Through the AP-SGW, SGAC aims to encourage the engagement of the next generation on the topic of promoting Asia-Pacific regional collaboration in the space sector – the next generation perspective, with the following objectives:
(i) To strengthen the regional network of the students and young professionals in the Asia-Pacific region
(ii) To examine and consider key questions in Asia-Pacific region that the regional space community is facing and to provide inputs from the next generation of the space professionals
(iii) To allow tomorrow’s space sector leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to have the opportunity to interact with today’s space leaders in the region through the cooperation with APRSAF.
Up to 60 delegates, mainly university students and young professionals under 35 years old in Asia Pacific region, are expected to participate through a series of workshops, panels and guest presenters. This year’s working group topics are:
- • The Future of GNSS in the Next Ten Years
- • Space Diplomacy: Bridging the Divide
- • Agricultural Applications of Space Technology
- • Asia Pacific’s Economic Priorities in Space
- • Talent Development to Sustain a Space Era
Applications are now open and can be made via the website http://spacegeneration.org/apsgw-2016 until the closing deadline of 10th September 2016 Applicants will be asked to provide information on their experience in the space sector and their motivations for applying. Based on applicant's interest and prior experience, the AP-SGW delegates will be selected and then assigned to one of the working groups.
AP-SGW is a unique opportunity for up and coming space sector leaders in the region to contribute their voice to the regional space sector policy. Additionally, AP-SGW provides the optimal forum to network with other future, regional space leaders as well as to develop the necessary leadership and team collaborator skills to rise to the top.
Register today and become part of the Space Generation! The next generation of space leaders the opportunity to network and to examine together critical questions that are facing the space and international community at large.
How to Apply?
Access the AP-SGW website, and click on the Application Link
- Log In with your member username and password. Not a member yet? Create your account easily and for free here!
- Fill the form
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The AP-SGW Team will then review your application and will contact you shortly after your submission. If your application is accepted, you will be notified!
Thanks to the incredible support of our sponsors, registration for the AP-SGW 2016 event has been reduced to USD 10. This has to be paid as a confirmation of attendance from the delegate once he/she receives an acceptance email from the Delegate team.
The registration covers all material needed, the lunch of the two days of the workshop, the Opening Dinner and the Gala Closing Dinner, and transportation to and from the airport. The delegate should cover by themselves lodging, airfares, visa fees and other personal expenses.
The AP-SGW Organizing Team provides recommendation to the delegates with a choice of 2-3 hotels. For the delegates staying at these hotels, organizing team can provide the transportation to and from the venue.
The AP-SGW Organizing Team will support delegates to obtain VISA to enter the Philippines by issuing the official invitation letter. Please contact Mr. Adrian Josele Quional, Local Organizing Team for Visa support.
If you have any questions about your application to the 3rd AP-SGW, please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned.