January 26 - January 27
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Registration for SG[Thailand] is now open!
Building on the success of the numerous Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) events around the world especially in Asia-Pacific, the SG[Thailand] is a two-day workshop focused in enhancing the understanding of students and young professionals in space in Thailand.
Happening on 26-27 January 2019, the event would witness at least 40 delegates (aged 18-35 years) and guests from space agencies, embassy space attaches, and space industry representatives. SG[Thailand] features panel discussions, keynote speeches, and intensive working group discussions on the following topics: (1) Capacity building for the Thai space sector, (2) Space for society, (3) Space policy, transparency and safe practices, and (4) Space collaboration among ASEAN countries.
The event also highlights its side event, a speed mentoring session, happening on 25 January 2019 to allow the delegates to engage with today’s space industry leaders.
This event is supported by the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency of Thailand (GISTDA) and the U.S. Department of State.
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SG[Thailand] and the SGAC
Following the successes of previous SGAC SG[country] events, SG[ASEAN], and the recently held AP-SGW 2018 in Singapore, the SG[Thailand] aims to empower the next generation of young professionals in the Thai space sector and become a platform for internal collaboration.
Asia-Pacific being the largest region for space growth, there is a need to continue building a community of practice in the region to capitalize upon opportunities. Space activities have been growing in Asia-Pacific with Thailand being an emerging regional leader in space technology. This upcoming event would provide a platform for the students and young professionals to directly engage with today’s industry leaders and exchange ideas on salient issues in the Thai space industry.
- To strengthen the network of the students and young professionals in Thailand;
- To allow tomorrow’s leaders to have the opportunity to interact with today’s space leaders and professionals in the region through the cooperation; and
- To enhance the understanding of the space sector for young professionals in Thailand and relevant partner countries, with the goal of providing 4 concrete set of recommendations to be delivered to the relevant stakeholders.
- Capacity building for the Thai space sector
- Space for society
- Space policy, transparency, and safe practices
- Space collaboration among ASEAN countries
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency of Thailand (GISTDA; Thai Space Agency)
United States Department of State
Bangkok’s landmarks, Wat Arun Temple and Giant Swing, depict the usage of remote sensing technology of satellites in urban planning; while the elephant symbolizes the usage in the area of natural resources management and forestry.
A hexagon represents THEOS, which is based on the satellite design. Three stars represent THAICOM which are communication satellites in the geostationary orbit and another satellites will be launch in the future.