During the World Space Week, SGAC organized the SG[Colombia], the first SpaceGen event that took place in Medellin and was hosted by the International Congress of Space Science and Technology CICTA 2018, which was organized by the University of Antioquia and the Francisco Jose de Caldas Distrital University.
Following the success from 2017, SG[Greece] 2018 – Space Opportunities in Greece and ESA took place on Friday the 23rd of November at the Ceremony Hall of the National Technical University of Athens and was organized as part of the ESA and SGAC-supported European Space Talks initiative.
SGAC is pleased to announce Santiago Henn, Miguel Heredia, and Jimmy Gora as the winners of the South-America Space Leaders Award. The competition enables the outstanding SGAC members to attend the South American Space Generation Workshop (SA-SGW) will be held on 9-10th of November, 2018 in partnership with the XIII International Congress of Electronics, Control and Telecommunications in Bogotá. The SA-SGW 2018 is a two-day regional event for students and young professionals (aged 18-35 years) to discuss pertinent issues that the space industry in the South-America space region is facing.
SGAC is pleased to announce Ms Hanadi Abdalla, Nebiyu Mohammed, Ani Vermeulen and Gaedze Kudjo Herman Akagla as the winners of the African Space Generation Leadership Award.
Last month, UAG Chairman Adm. James Ellis and Chair of the Economic Development and Industrial Base Sub-Committee Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar met with a select group of Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) members (representing the United States, France, Australia, Nigeria, India, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, and Spain) at the 69th International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany. The meeting explored how SGAC, an organisation founded to provide the voice of the next generation of students and young professionals to the industry, government, space agencies and academia, could provide direct input to the UAG and further engage the young generation to get involved in space-related activities and discussions.
SGAC is pleased to announce Hamza Hameed, Antonio Fowl Stark, Anamol Mittal and Harlee Quizzagan as the winners of the Asia-Pacific Space Generation Leadership Award. The competition enables the outstanding SGAC members to attend the Asian-Pacific-Space Generation Workshop that will be held on 3-5 November, 2018 at the Boeing Training & Professional Services, Singapore. The AP-SGW 2018 is a two and a half-day event for students and young professionals (aged 18-35 years) to thoroughly discuss relevant issues that the space industry in the Asia-Pacific region is facing.
SGAC held elections in August to elect the next regional coordinators in the Middle East Region. We are happy to announce the selection of Ghanim Alotaibi (Kuwait) and Ozan Kara (Turkey) as the new regional coordinators for the Middle East.
In partnership with Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF) and SATELLITE 2019, SGAC will host its 4th annual SGx conference on May 6th, 2019. SGx is a one-day event which will bring together students, young professionals, experts in the industry and government leaders to discuss pressing issues and innovative ideas in a brand new way. SGAC is looking for a qualified young space leader to join as the event’s Deputy Manager.
Space Generation Forum 2.0 (SGF 2.0) took place over the weekend of June 16th-17th 2018 in Vienna, Austria, in connection with UNISPACE+50. SGF 2.0 was held to celebrate the creation of the Space Generation Advisory Council and the first Space Generation Forum held at UNISPACE III in 1999 as well as to celebrate and support UNISPACE+50.
At SpaceOps 2018 in Marseille, France, (27 May - 1 June) SGAC organised the Students and Young Professionals (SYP) programme, of which the conference theme was ‘Inspiring Humankind’s Future’. The SYP activities have been planned collaboratively among SGAC, SpaceOps, and the French Space Agency (CNES), the host organisation of SpaceOps 2018.