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    Title

    Policy, Legal, Institutional and Economic Aspects of Space Debris Detection, Mitigation and Removal (Joint Session with IAF Space Security Committee)

    Description

    This session will deal with the non-technical aspects of space debris mitigation and removal. Political, legal and institutional aspects includes role of IADC and UNCOPUOS and other multilateral bodies. Economic issues including insurance, financial incentives and funding for space debris mitigation and removal. The role of international cooperation in addressing these issues will be considered.

    Date

    2018-10-05

    Time

    13:30

    Room

    ZARM 1

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Prof. David B. Spencer, The Pennsylvania State University, United States;

    • Co-Chair: Prof. Serge Plattard, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom;

    • Co-Chair: Mr. Alexander Soucek, European Space Agency (ESA/ESRIN), Italy;

    • Co-Chair: Ms. Samantha Le May, RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), Australia;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    13:30

    Space debris removal, the fragmentation of international law and converging UN mandates: why commercial actors should pay attention to developments in the UN

    16

    withdrawn

    Mr. Charles Stotler

    University of Mississippi School of Law

    United States

    2

    13:46

    Space situational awareness on a global scale: pertinent legal issues

    16

    confirmed

    Dr. Catherine Doldirina

    International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

    Italy

    3

    14:02

    Employing Lex Lata and Lex Ferenda for Regulating the Surge in Small Satellites

    16

    confirmed

    Mr. Kiran Nair

    Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University

    Canada

    4

    14:18

    Developing ASAT Test Norms : one small step towards reducing global tensions

    16

    confirmed

    Mr. Daniel Porras

    United Nations

    Switzerland

    5

    14:34

    An Analysis of the Public and Private Dimension in the Field of Active Debris Removal

    16

    confirmed

    Ms. Giulia Pavesi

    University of Milan

    Italy

    6

    14:50

    Perspectives from a Venture Space Company on Regulatory Frameworks for Addressing Space Debris

    16

    confirmed

    Mr. Chris Blackerby

    ASTROSCALE JAPAN Inc.

    Japan

    7

    15:06

    Dual Use Technology in Space: How Might We Remove Space Debris Without Causing a War?

    16

    confirmed

    Dr. Nikki Coleman

    UNSW Australia

    Australia

    8

    15:22

    Emerging leo nano-micro satellite market: has the time arrived for a stringent application of space debris mitigation measures?

    16

    withdrawn

    Mr. Marco Cattadori

    PwC Strategy&

    The Netherlands

    9

    15:38

    The legal implementation of space debris remediation as a necessary condition for the sustainability of near-Earth space

    16

    confirmed

    Ms. Rada Popova

    Institute of Air and Space Law, University of Cologne

    Germany

    10

    15:54

    Treating Space Junk as a Space Resource

    16

    confirmed

    Mr. George Anthony Long

    United States

    11

    16:10

    The sustainable use of the orbit resource: Protected regions and zoning of Earth orbits from the perspective of public international law

    16

    confirmed

    Ms. Kathrin Jirik

    University of Cologne

    Germany

    12

    16:26

    Legal solutions based on French legislation and others regarding Active Debris Removal issues Philippe CLERC

    16

    confirmed

    Mr. Philippe Clerc

    Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

    France

    13

    16:42

    Sustainable Operation of Large Constellations of Satellites in LEO: Going Beyond Existing Debris Mitigation Recommendations

    16

    withdrawn

    Mr. Quentin Verspieren

    University of Tokyo

    Japan