08 – 10 October 2020
The Space Generation Congress (SGC) is the annual meeting of the Space Generation Advisory Council always held in conjunction with the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) at the same hosting Country. The Delegates are ~150 top university students and young professionals with a passion for space. They are selected with a highly competitive application process open to our Space Generation international network. With SGC, SGAC aims to promote the voice of the next generation of space sector leaders on the topic of international space development.
Key Dates on the road to SGC 2020
(These dates are subject to change. Please check here regularly for the most recent updates)
|November||2019||Open Call for SGC 2020 Deputy Manager|
|January||2020||Open Call for SGC 2020 Organising Team|
|March||2020||Open Call for SGC 2020 Moderators|
|April||2020||Open Call for SGC 2020 Delegates|
|June||2020||Start of ticket selling for SGC 2020|
Space Generation Congress Goals
The Space Generation Congress (SGC) is SGAC’s annual meeting in support of the United Nations (UN) Programme on Space Applications. Top university students and young professionals with a passion for space will travel from all around the globe to attend three days of the 19th SGC. Up to 150 delegates will enjoy an inspiring and resourceful engagement with their peers at the congress, held in Dubai, on October 8 – 10 2020, prior to the 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC). Delegates will gain exposure to perspectives on space issues from the world’s leading space organisations, including: the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS). In demonstrating the symbiotic relationship, leaders from these space organisations gained fresh, innovative and bold perspectives from the incoming space generation. Several sponsors along with a committee of volunteers are supporting the preparation of the 19th SGC. Without the support of SGAC’s dedicated volunteers and the continual support of our partners and sponsors, the 19th SGC would not be possible.
In particular, one of the priorities of SGC2020 is to plan the event with a particular concern for environmental, economic and social issues based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This will involve sustainable development principles and practices at all levels of the event planning, including reduction of food waste, reduction of water waste, gender equity, plastic free utilization, use of public transportation and increase of public awareness and engagement with sustainability principles and sustainable living.
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