Third Party Event

19 Mar 2019 - 21 Mar 2019

Promoting the worldwide industry of space exploration, the congress brings together 700 space agencies, commercial space representatives, academia and end users of space services to evaluate the biggest opportunities in the space sector and to get exposure to the world’s most vibrant and energetic space programmes. Focused on partnerships, the event enables these leaders to focus on collaborative development and the implementation of core space and satellite technology strategies, bringing global and regional economic benefits. 

The Global Space Congress is where space policies are defined and strategies developed, where new applications for space technology are showcased and the development of highly skilled technical workforces to support national development are promoted. It hosts discussions and initiatives that will have a practical and lasting impact on the overall development of the space sector in the Middle East and beyond. 

More than 90 speakers are confirmed to present their insights and experiences at the Global Space Congress. Some of the industry leaders you can expect to meet include:

  • H.E. Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Cabinet Member; Minister of State for Higher Education & Advanced Skills; Chairman, UAE Space Agency; Ministry of Education of the UAE
  • H.E. Dr. Mohammed Nasser Mubarak Saeed Al Ahbabi, Director General, UAE Space Agency
  • Eng. Salem Humaid Al Marri, Assistant Director General for the Science & Technology Centre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)
  • Dr. Mahmoud Hussain, Chairman of the Board, National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS); Head of Egyptian Space Programme
  • Dr. Valanathan Munsami, Chief Executive Officer, South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
  • Dr. Koppillil Radhakrishnan, Former Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • Pavlo Degtiarenko, Chairman, State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU)
  • Gregoire Bourban, Deputy Director of National Affairs, Swiss Space Center
  • Dmitry Loskutov, Director General, JSC Glavkosmos
  • Dr. Marc Serres, Head of the Luxembourg Space Agency
  • Dr. Mario Merri, Head of the Missions Operations Data System division, European Space 
  • Operations Centre (ESOC)
  • Sylvain Laporte, President, Canadian Space Agency
  • George Whitesides, CEO, Virgin Galactic
  • Mark Boggett, CEO, Seraphim Capital
  • Col. Thierry Blanc, Chef d’état-major, French Joint Space Command (Commandement Interarmées de l’Espace)

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