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.


 AB5 Consulting
 ABSL Space Products
 Access Partnership
 African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education
 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)
 Airbus Defense and Space
 Airbus Middle East
 Airbus Safran Launchers GmbH
 Algerian Space Agency
 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
 American University of Sharjah (AUS)
 Analytical Graphics, Inc (AGI)
 Antrix Corporation
 Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT)
 Arkisys, Inc.
 Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS)
 ASTELCO Systems GmbH
 Astro- und Feinwerktechnik Adlershof GmbH
 Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)
 Blue Abyss (Diving) Ltd
 Blue Skies Space
 Boeing Defense, Space and Security
 Busek Co. Inc
 California State University 
 Chapman University
 CNES France
 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)
 Embassy of Belgium (UAE)
 Embassy of Canada (UAE)
 Embassy of Japan (UAE)
 Embassy of Russia (UAE)
 Embassy of the United Kingdom (UAE)
 Embassy of United Arab Emirates - Washington DC
 Embassy of United States of America (UAE)
 European Space Agency (ESA)
 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
 German Aerospace Center (DLR)
 German Orbital Systems
 Glenair UK Ltd.
 Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd
 Hakko Corporation
 Harlette Capital Ltd
 Honeywell Aerospace
 Horizon Satellite Services (HSS)
 IHI Corporation
 Imhotep Business Services
 Institute of Air & Space Law [Faculty of Law]
 Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)
 International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
 International Launch Services (ILS)
 International Telecommunication Union
 iSat Networks
 ISIS - Innovative Solutions in Space BV
 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
 Japan Space Imaging Corporation
 JKIC, Germany
 JSC Glavkosmos
 Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research (KUSTAR)
 King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST)
 Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
 Kymeta Corporation
 Kyushu Institute of Technology
 Lacuna Networks
 Lebanese Remote Sensing Centre (CNRS)
 Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company - Civil Space
 Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
 McGill University
 MDA Corporation 
 Medical University of Graz
 Ministry of Endowments & Religious Affairs
 Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication - Turkey
 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
 Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)
 Murphian Consulting LLC
 NASA 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)
 Neuro Technology Middle East FZE
 Nova Systems
 Object Management Group
 OQ Technology
 Orbital ATK
 Orbital Sciences Corporation
 Oxford Space Systems
 Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO)
 Polish Space Agency (POLSA)
 Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI)
 RamaSpace S.A.
 Ras Al Khaimah Municipality
 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 (Jordan)
 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
 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
 Telecommunications Regulatory Authority - Bahrain
 Telespazio VEGA
 Terran Orbital
 Tethers Unlimited
 Thales Alenia Space
 The Global Space Institute
 The Royal Centre for Remote Sensing (CRTS)
 THEIA Group Inc
 Thuraya Telecommunications Company
 Torridon Group
 TUBITAK Space Technologies Research Institute
 Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI)
 U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council
 UAE Space Agency
 UK National Space Academy
 UK Space Agency
 Unisys Corporation
 United Nations Institute For Training And Research - UNITAR
 Univerisity of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
 Universite du Luxembourg
 University of Leicester
 USAF Academy
 USMBA University FEZ Morocco
 Vector Space Systems
 Virgin Galactic (US Office)
 Vito nv
 Willis Inspace