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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

Title SG [Colombia]
Date September 27 – 28, 2018
Venue Main Auditorium, Ruta N, Medellín, Colombia
Participants Students and Young Professionals below 35 years old, as well as senior professionals from industry and academia (300 participants)
Agenda 2 days, each talk is 15 min long,

  • Thursday 27th – 10:45 to 11:45 am
  • Friday 28th – 11:00 – 12:00 am
Activities TEDx 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 Speakers KTH Sweden, Spire Global, Consultech, Purdue University, Colombian Air Force, Avianca, University of Antioquia
Sponsors University of Antioquia, Ruta N
Participation Fee Free
Organizer SGAC, University of Antioquia, Francisco José de Caldas District University


Speaker Job Country Institution
Christer Fuglesang Astronaut Sweden KTH
William Fernandez BDE USA Spire Global
Samuel Cadavid Aeronautical Engineer Colombia Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Julián Arenas Aerospace Engineer Colombia Universidad de Antioquia
Jose Alejandro Posada Aerospace Engineer Colombia Institución 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

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