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.


Global Space Congress 2017 Wrap-up
Lisa Callahan, Vice President and General Manager, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company - Civil Space
Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair of the Executive Board, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Prof. Anu Ojha, Director,
UK National Space


 AB5 Consulting
 ABSL Space Products
 Access Partnership
 African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education
 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana
 Airbus Group
 Airbus Middle East
 Airbus Safran Launchers GmbH
 ALE. Co., LTD
 Algerian Space Agency
 American Chamber of Commerce
 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
 American University of Sharjah (AUS)
 Analytical Graphics, Inc (AGI)
 Antrix Corporation
 Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT)
 Arabian Gulf University
 Arkisys, Inc.
 Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS)
 ASTELCO Systems GmbH
 Astro- und Feinwerktechnik Adlershof GmbH
 Bahrain National Space Science Agency (NSSA)
 Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
 Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)
 Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services LLC
 Berlin Space Consortium
 BlackSky Global
 Blue Abyss (Diving) Ltd
 Blue Skies Space
 Busek Co. Inc
 California State University - Long Beach
 Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
 CGC Technology Ltd
 Chapman University
 Chiba Institute of Technology
 Clyde Space Ltd.
 Commercial SpaceFlight Federation
 Critical Software
 Crown Prince Foundation
 Deep Space Industries
 Deimos imaging & Urthecast
 Deimos Space UK Ltd
 Dhruva Space Pvt. Ltd.
 DSI Digitale Signalverarbeitung und Informationstechnik GmbH
 e2v Technologies (UK) Ltd
 ECM space technologies GmbH
 Egyptian Satellite Company (NILESAT)
 Elseco Limited
 Embassy of Argentina (UAE)
 Embassy of Bahrain (UAE)
 Embassy of Belarus (UAE)
 Embassy of Belgium (UAE)
 Embassy of Canada (UAE)
 Embassy of Japan (UAE)
 Embassy of Luxembourg
 Embassy of Oman (UAE)
 Embassy of Russia (UAE)
 Embassy of South Korea (UAE)
 Embassy of the United Kingdom (UAE)
 Embassy of Ukraine (UAE)
 Embassy of United Arab Emirates - Washington DC
 Embassy of United States of America (UAE)
 European Space Agency
 European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC/ESA)
 Eurospace - The Space Group In ASD
 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
 General Dynamics Satcom Technologies
 George Mason University
 George Washington University
 German Aerospace Center (DLR)
 German Orbital Systems
 Glenair UK Ltd.
 Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd
 Hakko Corporation
 Harlette Capital Ltd
 Higher Orbits
 Honeywell Aerospace
 Horizon Satellite Services (HSS)
 Hyperion Technologies
 IHI Corporation
 Imhotep Business Services
 Institute of Air & Space Law [Faculty of Law]
 Institute of Space Research and Aerospace (ISRA)
 Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)
 International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
 International Telecommunication Union
 iSat Networks
 ISIS - Innovative Solutions in Space BV
 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
 Japan Cabinet Office
 Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation (JAMSS)
 Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 Japan Space Forum (JSF)
 Japan Space Imaging Corporation
 Japan Space Systems (JSS)
 JKIC, Germany
 JSC Glavkosmos
 JSC Peleng
 KAZKOSMOS [Aerospace Committee, the Ministry for Investment & Development of Kazakhstan]
 Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research (KUSTAR)
 King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST)
 Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)
 Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
 Kuwait University
 Kymeta Corporation
 Kyushu Institute of Technology
 Lacuna Networks
 Lebanese Remote Sensing Centre (CNRS)
 Little Falls Associates
 Lockheed Martin
 Marubeni Corporation
 Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
 McGill University
 MDA Corporation (Montreal, Canada)
 Medical University of Graz
 Ministry of Defence (UAE)
 Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
 Ministry of Endowments & Religious Affairs
 Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning (MSIP)
 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
 Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)
 MT Mechatronics GmbH
 Murphian Consulting LLC
 Nanoracks LLC
 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
 National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS)
 National Observatory of Athens
 National SPACE Development Program (NSDP)
 National Survey Authority
 NEC Corporation
 Neuro Technology Middle East FZE
 New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)
 Next-Generation Space System Technology Research Association (NESTRA)
 Nova Systems
 Object Management Group
 OQ Technology
 Oradnance Survey Limited
 Orbital Access Ltd
 Orbital ATK
 Orbital Sciences Corporation
 Oxford Space Systems
 Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO)
 Polish Space Agency (POLSA)
 Prime Minister's Office
 Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI)
 RAL Space Science and Technology Facilities Council
 RamaSpace S.A.
 Ras Al Khaimah Municipality
 Raytheon Company
 Reaction Engines Ltd
 Reshetnev Company - JSC Information Satellite Systems
 Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)
 Royal Centre for Space Studies and Research - CRERS
 Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre
 Sapienza Consulting ltd
 Satrec Initiative Co. Ltd.
 Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
 SCISYS Deutschland GmbH
 SciSys UK Limited
 Secure World Foundation
 Seraphim Capital
 Sharjah Center for Space Sciences and Astronomy
 Singapore Space and Technology Association
 Sky-Stream FZ LLC
 Slovenian Centre of Excellence for Space Science and Technology (SPACE-SI)
 South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
 Space Angels Network
 Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)
 Space Industry Association of Australia
 Space Systems Loral (SSL)
 Space, Science & Technology Bureau
 Spire Global
 State Space Agency of Ukraine- SSAU
 Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd
 Swedish Space Corporation
 Team Indus
 Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
 Telespazio S.P.A.
 Telespazio VEGA
 Terran Orbital
 Tethers Unlimited
 Thales Alenia Space
 The Global Space Institute
 The Royal Centre for Remote Sensing (CRTS)
 The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC)
 THEIA, Group Inc
 TUBITAK Space Technologies Research Institute
 Turkey Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication
 Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI)
 U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council
 UAE Space Agency
 UK Space Agency
 Unisys Corporation
 United Launch Alliance - ULA
 United Nations Institute For Training And Research - UNITAR
 Univerisity of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
 Universite du Luxembourg
 University of Leicester
 University of Sharjah
 USMBA University FEZ Morocco
 Vector Space Systems
 Virgin Galactic (US Office)
 Vito nv
 Vulcan Aerospace
 Willis Inspace