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Symposium on Legal Aspects of Space Resource Utilisation

Sunday 17 April 2016
Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden


13.00-13.15    Introduction by the Chair (click for presentation)
Frits H. von Meijenfeldt, Programme Manager Space Policy, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Netherlands

13.15-13.45    State of the Art of the Industry (click for presentation)
Giuseppe Reibaldi, executive secretary of The Hague Space Resources Governance Working Group

13.45-14.15    Space resource utilisation and international law (click for presentation)
Tanja Masson-Zwaan, IIASL, Leiden University, The Netherlands


14.15-14.45    Space resource utilisation and national law: the case of the USA (click for presentation)
Sagi Kfir, Deep Space Industries, USA

14.45-15.15    Break

15.15-15.45    Reactions to US national legislation: the view of emerging space powers (click for presentation)
Olavo Bittencourt, University of Santos, Brazil

15.45-16.15    Reactions to the US Space Act 2015: statements at COPUOS (click for presentation)
Thomax Cheney, Space Generation Advisory Council/University of Sunderland, UK

16.15-16.45    Links Between Space Resources Development and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (click for presentation)
Mike Simpson/Ian Christensen, Secure World Foundation, USA

16.45-17.00    Concluding remarks by the Chair


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