THE CONGRESS

The Global Space Congress is an exclusive, strategic gathering of global space industry leaders taking place in Abu Dhabi in January 2017. An unrivalled platform to promote the worldwide industry of space, the Congress brings together key public and private stakeholders to evaluate the biggest opportunities in the space sector and to get exposure to the world’s most vibrant and energetic new space programmes.

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 globally.

The Congress is an important gathering of the global space industry and has grown from the Global Space and Satellite forum, with five previous events in support of emerging space markets. It will gather over 600 experts from the across the world, including Heads of Space Agencies, C-Level executives from leading space and aerospace companies, government ministries, top researchers and academics. The Congress enables collaborative development and the implementation of core space and satellite technology strategies, bringing global and regional economic benefits.

ORGANISATIONS ATTENDING

   American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

   Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organisation (APSCO)

   CNES France - (French space agency)

   Deep Space Industries

   Dhruva Space Pvt. Ltd.

   DSI GmbH

   Etihad

   Horizon Satellite Services (HSS)

   International Launch services
   International Telecommunication Union

   ISIS - Innovative Solutions in Space BV

   Italian Space Agency
   Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
   Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research (KUSTAR)
   Lockheed Martin
   MDA Corporation (Montreal, Canada)
   Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI)
   National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS)
   NASA
   Nat'l R&D Institute for lasers, plasma and radiation physics

   Novawurks

   Orbital ATK

   RaheQamar

   Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)
   Space Generation Advisory Council
   SSL
   Surrey Satellite Technology LTD

   Thales Alenia Space

   Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company

   Transpace

   UAE Space Agency
   University of Ontario Institute of Technology
   Urthecast

   Vector Space Systems

   Virgin Galactic (US Office)
   World Ocean Council

   Yahsat

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