08:30 – 09:00 – Registration & Welcome.

09:00 – 09:20 – Opening Ceremony.
                             Speakers: INAOE administration, INAOE.
                                                Itzel Rocillo, SGAC.
                                                Cristina Perez Ramos, SGAC.

09:20 – 10:00 – Discussion Panel 1: “Advances in Telecommunications in Mexico”.
                              Speakers: Elizabeth Sosa, IFT.
                                                    Clara Luz Alvarez, UP.
                                                    Genaro Grajeda, Eutelsat.
                              Moderator: Jose Gomez, CICESE.

10:00 – 10:30 – Keynote 1: “The Artemis Program and the Participation of Mexico and Canada”.
                            Speaker: Jose Miguel Ramirez Olivos,
                            Moderator: Jose Gomez, CICESE.

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00 Laboratory visits

12:00 – 13:30 – Working Group Session 1

13:30 – 14:00 – Keynote 2: “The Space 2030 Agenda and Space Governance”.
                             Speaker: Sergio Camacho, INAOE.
                             Moderator: Cristina Perez Ramos, SGAC.

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00 – 16:00 – International networking session 
                               Metaverse by Covax

16:00 – 16:30 – Keynote 3: “AztechSat constellation”.
                             Speaker: Hector Vargas, UPAEP.
                              Moderator: Arturo Aceves, INAOE.

16:30 – 17:30 – Working Group Session 1

17:30 – 18:00 – Closing Remarks Day 01

19:00 – 22:00 – Informal Dinner

08:30 – 09:00 – Registration & Introduction.

09:00 – 10:30 – Papers Presentation.
                             Moderators: Cristina Perez Ramos, SGAC.
                                                          Itzel Rocillo, SGAC.
10:30 – 11:00 – Coffee Break.

11:00  12:30 – Working Group Session 3.

12:30 – 13:00 – Poster session.
                            Moderators: Guillermo Chin, CICESE

13:00 – 14:00 – Discussion Panel 2: “Dark Skies and Light Pollution”
                             Speakers: Sergio Montufar, Guatemala.
                                                    Mario Rodriguez, UNAM Morelia.
                                                     Lorena Arias Montaño, IBERO
                             Moderator: Sofia Huerta, UNAM.

14:00 – 15:00 – Lunch.

15:00 – 16:00 – Discussion Panel 3: “Space Education”.
                             Speakers: Edgar Castro, Universidad Galileo.
                                                    Dra Waleska Aldana, Guatemala.
                            Moderator: Itzel Rocillo, SGAC.

16:00 – 17:00 – Working Group Presentation.

17:00 – 17:30Closing Ceremony.

17:30 – 18:00 Group photos.

19:00 – 22:00 Farewall Networking Cocktail.

Space robotics marks a significant advancement in space exploration, with AI-powered robots operating autonomously in harsh environments. At the event, participants will discuss deploying these robots on planets, asteroids, and moons; and debate Mexico’s strategic directions in this field. Environmental impacts will also be addressed, with discussions and proposals for mitigation.


  • Leopoldo Altamirano, from INAOE, who has expertise in computer vision, robotics, and AI


Rocketry integrates advanced engineering and propulsion systems to create space vehicles, which are crucial for scientific discovery and interplanetary travel. Participants will tackle challenges in rocket technology, including autonomous rockets, payload dynamics, and propulsion. They will discuss Mexico’s development path and highlight national rocket competitions and stakeholders.


  • Pablo Alejandro Arizpe, from CDA – IPN, who has expertise in propulsion systems.


Space entrepreneurship involves creating businesses for space exploration and commercialization, including satellite launches, resource mining, and space tourism. Participants will explore commercial space activities, focusing on NewSpace and the socioeconomic impact on developing countries. Guidelines for a sustainable regulatory framework will be set to encourage innovation and protect global interests.


  • Cesar Islas from CETIEM, who has expertise in space entrepreneurship.  
  • Ana Karen from Epic Queen, who has expertise in space entrepreneurship and leadership.

Astrophysics and planetary sciences study space phenomena and objects, from stars and galaxies to planets and moons. These disciplines use observational, theoretical, and experimental techniques. Participants will identify key topics and discuss current challenges in these fields.


  • Miguel Chávez Dagostino from INAOE, who has expertise in exoplanets

Participants will explore preserving security and peace in space, analyzing threats like militarization and resource competition. Strategies for conflict prevention through international cooperation and the role of treaties in regulating space activities will be discussed. Proposals to strengthen the international legal framework will be made.


  • Anne Jonhson from IBERO, who has expertise in anthropology.
  • Christopher Garcia Olvera from UNAM, who has expertise in philosophy.