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    Title

    28th IAA/IISL Scientific-Legal Round Table "Space and the Polar Regions (Arctic and Antarctica)" (Invited Papers)

    Description

    The Polar Regions are areas of growing geopolitical interest. While Antarctica is covered by an international agreement governing its exclusively peaceful use for scientific purposes, the Arctic is already becoming a contested area with relevance for raw materials exploitation, transport routes and security. This round table looks into space applications relevant for the Polar Regions as well as policy issues and regulatory aspects involved.

    Date

    2013-09-26

    Time

    09:45

    Room

    305

    IPC members
    • Chairman: Prof. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, European Space Agency (ESA), France;

    • Chairman: Mr. Geir Hovmork, Norwegian Space Centre, Norway;

    • Rapporteur: Dr. Nicola Rohner-Willsch, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Germany;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    09:45

    Space and the Polar Regions - cases of satellite applications, policies and regulations

    15'

    Prof. Stephan Hobe

    University of Cologne

    Germany

    2

    10:00

    Space applications for the polar regions - an overview

    15'

    confirmed

    Mrs. Isabelle Duvaux-Bechon

    European Space Agency (ESA)

    France

    3

    10:15

    FOCUS ON SPACE APPLICATIONS FOR RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE POLAR REGIONS

    15'

    confirmed

    Mrs. Lauren Small-Pennefather

    Canadian Space Agency

    Canada

    4

    10:30

    Space applications for transportation in the polar regions

    15'

    confirmed

    Dr. Toru Fukuda

    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), EORC

    Japan

    5

    10:45

    Marine and maritime monitoring in the Arctic

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. Bo N. Andersen

    Norwegian Space Centre

    Norway

    6

    11:00

    The potential for commercial satellite services for Polar regions

    15'

    Mr. Jean-François Petit

    Airbus Defence and Space SAS

    France