Space Exploration and Development – Space Assets Enabling A Sustainable Future
February 19, 2019
Building on the success of the numerous SGAC event in the United States, the 2nd International Student House Event is a local event focused on international space utilization that follows the same objectives of the SGAC local events currently being held around the world for university students and young professionals in the Washington D.C. area. This event is held by the International Student House in Washington D.C. and organized by the Space Generation Advisory Council and the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology with the support of JAXA’s Washington D.C. office. This event will feature a panel format, with guests from space agencies and embassy space attaches. It focuses on two themes: International space cooperation and Utilizing space technology for international development and economic growth.
The panel is the second event to be held by SGAC in collaboration with the ISH. The objective of the event is as follows.
(i) To strengthen the regional network of the students and young professionals in the Washington D.C. region;
(ii) To provide a perspective of space cooperation and diplomacy to the participants from the top professionals in the area;
(iii) To examine and consider key questions in space cooperation and diplomacy that the community is facing. The panel format allows participants to discuss and to provide inputs from the next generation; and
(iv) To allow tomorrow’s leaders to have the opportunity to interact with today’s space leaders and professionals in the region through the cooperation.
Venue & Logistics
International Student House in Washington D.C., 1825 R St NW, Washington, DC 20009
|18:00 – 18:05||Opening Remarks (ISH Representative)|
|18:05 – 18:10||Guest Speaker (Dr. Hertzfeld, GWU)|
|18:10 – 18:20||Agenda & GPP Program Overview (Prof. Iwata, TUAT)|
|18:20 – 18:35||GWU/TUAT Presentation|
|18:35 – 18:55||Keynote Lecture (Dr. Isobe, TUAT)|
|19:00 – 20:00||Panel Discussion|
|20:10 – 21:10||Reception|