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The Space Generation [Colombia] is a two-day event for university students and young professionals in a TEDx-like format. The SG [Colombia] forms part of The International Congress on Aerospace Science and Technology (CICTA in Spanish), where participants can hear and learn the new tendencies of the space technology development in Colombia as well as in the world.

Event Program

TitleSG [Colombia]
DateSeptember 27 – 28, 2018
VenueMain Auditorium, Ruta N, Medellín, Colombia
ParticipantsStudents and Young Professionals below 35 years old, as well as senior professionals from industry and academia (300 participants)
Agenda2 days, each talk is 15 min long,

  • Thursday 27th – 10:45 to 11:45 am
  • Friday 28th – 11:00 – 12:00 am
ActivitiesTEDx like talk – Space related topics
Talk Topics
  1. International space cooperation
  2. Use of space technology for international development and economic growth in Colombia and Latin America
  3. Space technology development in Colombia
Guest SpeakersKTH Sweden, Spire Global, Consultech, Purdue University, Colombian Air Force, Avianca, University of Antioquia
SponsorsUniversity of Antioquia, Ruta N
Participation FeeFree
OrganizerSGAC, University of Antioquia, Francisco José de Caldas District University


Christer FuglesangAstronautSwedenKTH
William FernandezBDEUSASpire Global
Samuel CadavidAeronautical EngineerColombiaUniversidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Julián ArenasAerospace EngineerColombiaUniversidad de Antioquia
Jose Alejandro PosadaAerospace EngineerColombiaInstitución Universitaria Pascual Bravo

Event Organizers

Samuel Cadavid Palacios
Samuel Cadavid PalaciosEvent Manager
Camilo Andrés Reyes
Camilo Andrés ReyesEvent Co-Manager
Daniela Bello
Daniela BelloEvent PR & Social Media