Based on the success of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd European Space Generation Workshop (E-SGW), SGAC will organise the 4th European Space Generation Workshop in early 2019.

We are looking for the perfect place for this event.

Deadline for Application: 30 April 2018

The call is open to SGAC members in the European Region, however, bids from Hungary, France and Romania will not be considered, as these countries have already hosted a major SGAC regional event in the past three years.  Bids from Germany will not be considered as well, since the Space Generation Congress 2018 will be organised in Bremen.

Ideal bids should come from countries able to attract sponsorships and qualified speakers to the event.

In your bid, please explain why the suggested city would be a perfect place for the 4th European Space Generation Workshop. For this, please provide information about the following:

  • Suggested date (Possible dates for the events shall be in early 2019 with a focus on March-April 2019)
  • Venue (cost, capacity, access)
  • Location (travel, accommodation, etc.) The city proposed shall be easy to access from abroad (max 1 flight).
  • Estimated budget
  • Possible local sponsorships for the event
  • Short bio (with date of birth) and headshot photo of the Event Manager and Co-Event Manager

The following items are a plus:

  • Prior experience with organizing events and with SGAC (either team membership or attending an SGAC event)
  • Letters of support to the bid from organizations, universities, associations etc.
  • Event in conjunction with the Workshop (major space event / conference / congress / program)
  • Suggested program for the workshop

Important to know:

  • Bid has to be submitted by National Point of Contacts. If your country does not have an NPoC, please liaise directly with the Regional Coordinators and  Regional Events Coordinator before submitting your proposal
  • The maximal length of the proposal is 5 pages (appendixes like supporting letters and full CVs of the Event Manager and Deputy Manager does not count in this limit)
  • The Event Manager could be any SGAC member (aged 18-35 and registered on the SGAC website), but citizenship or temporal residency of the given country is a required
  • The Deputy Event Manager could be any SGAC member (aged 18-35 and registered on the SGAC website)
  • The E-SGW Manager and Deputy Manager will work under the supervision of the SGAC Regional Events Coordinator
  • This is a volunteer position
  • The bid will be evaluated by the European Regional Coordinators, the SGAC Regional Events Coordinator and the 3rd E-SGW Event Managers
  • If the bid is accepted, the Event Managers will receive a starter kit for SGAC events and they will be asked to issue a Call for Organizing Team among SGAC members

How to Apply

To apply, please send an email with Subject [CITYNAME] 4TH ESGW bid, together with your bid in attachment.

All applications must be emailed to European Regional Coordinators:

And Regional Event Coordinator:

Only complete applications will be considered.


Application Timeline

Applications close: 30 April 2018
Review of bids and interviews: 30 April – 15 May 2018
Announcement of results: 16 May 2018