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VdA hosts Outer Space for Development Summit

May 18, 2018, VdA | ECSL | UNL

Outer Space for Development: Policy, Business and Regulatory Summit

Vieira de Almeida (VdA), in collaboration with the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) and Nova Law School organizes an Outer Space for Development: Policy, Business and Regulatory Summit at VdA's offices in Lisbon, on the 21st of May 2018.

The Summit aims to illustrate the exciting developments taking place in the Portuguese space sector, with a particular focus on industrial development, national space strategy and the development of a national space law. Overall, the Summit seeks to highlight the usefulness of space in a national context, but also the broader European and global efforts to ensure space becomes a valuable tool for development and modern societies.

Speakers include high level representatives from the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), European Union, European Space Agency and Portuguese Government. There will also be experts present from industry and academia. The day is sectioned into three main segments:

- Space Policies

- Space Business

- Legal and Regulatory

The three segments seeks to provide a holistic picture of the necessary elements to promote a successful space sector. As well, as the benefits of doing so.

The event will precede the opening of the 2018 European Rounds of the Manfred Lachs Moot Court.

Click here for the program.