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SG[China]

Event Description:

SG[China] is proposed by Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) to be held in conjunction with the United Nations/China Forum on Space Solutions as its side event in Changsha, China on the 23rd of April 2019.

The main aim of this event is to contribute to the theme of the UN/China Forum— Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals. By providing a platform specifically targeting the young generation (18-35 years-old), students and young professionals can share their perspectives to those contemporary issues, provide valuable input to address the challenges and build a professional network. SGAC also intends to leverage this event to establish collaborative relationships with Chinese partners to create a sustainable synergy for future collaboration. Through the 1st SG[China], participants and sponsors/supporters can also be introduced to SGAC’s global community and its various opportunities around the world.

Event Schedule:

Time

Activities

4:00 pm

Event Opening & SGAC Intro

4:30 pm

Group Photo

4:40 pm

Panel Discussion

5:10 pm

Q & A

5:40 pm

Speed Mentoring

6:20 pm

Social Event (with light meal provided)

7:00 pm

Event Close

 

Programme:

Theme:
To prepare the next generation to leverage space technologies to achieve UN 2030 SDGs.

Topics:

  1. How can space technologies be leveraged to achieve UN 2030 SDGs
  2. China’s effort for international collaboration in space
  3. What is it like to work in a Chinese space company – A international employee’s perspective
  4. SGAC’s global activities and how to get involved

 

Sponsors:

Beijing Commsat Technology Development Co., Ltd. (Commsat)

 

Side event of

Registration link and details:

This is a free event specifically targeting students and young professionals (age 18-35). You must be an SGAC member to apply for the event (not a member yet? Sign up free here). The event is restrictedly limited to 40 attendants, successful applicants will be evaluated based on their intention to attend the event, academic/professional background.

SGAC will only provide assistance for applying Visa to travel to China. Applicants will be responsible for their own cost of travelling to and from Changsha, China and any other expense occurred during the stay in China or the event.

 

Registration closed March 31st 2019