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KENYA WORLD SPACE WEEK 2020 WEBINAR SERIES

About World Space Week (WSW)

The largest space event on Earth, UN-declared World Space Week is celebrated October 4-10 annually. World Space Week consists of a myriad of space-related activities held by space agencies, aerospace industry, schools, planetaria, museums, and astronomy clubs in a common time frame to achieve greater student and public impact through synchronization.

Objective of the Webinar Series

SGAC Kenya WSW 2020 Daily Webinars

SGAC Kenya plans to run a 50 minute daily webinar for the entire World Space Week, aligning with the global theme, “Satellites Improve Life”. The specific aims include:

  • Provide an opportunity to university students and young professionals to get to know about SGAC.
  • Bring in the space industry players, enthusiasts and professionals to know about each other’s work and network.
  • Assess the atmosphere of Kenya’s geospatial industry by identifying gaps and opportunities, and draw lessons from best practices.

Expected Outcomes

  • E1. ‘Break the ice’ and demystify the complexity of the space and geospatial industry
  • E2. Strengthen the Kenya space and geospatial industry.
  • E3. Expose students and young professionals including women to news, events and opportunities in the Kenyan space arena and beyond.
Date and Time
Date: 4th – 10th October 2020
Time: 11:00am to 11:50am GMT Daily

 

 

 

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