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International Exploration Space Forum: Agenda


January 9, 2014

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International Space Exploration Forum
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Loy Henderson Conference Room
U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 

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Agenda

0730 – 0815: Registration (coffee and pastries served in Delegates Lounge)

0830 – 0900: Opening Session

  • Welcoming Remarks: United States – Dr. Jonathan Margolis (ISEF Moderator)
  • Opening Remarks:

o United States – Deputy Secretary of State Mr. William J. Burns

o Government of Italy – H.E. Ms. Maria Chiara Carrozza

o European Commission – Mr. Paul Weissenberg

o Government of Japan – H.E. Mr. Hakubun Shimomura

0900 – 1020: Session I: National Policies and Public Support for Space Exploration

  • Keynote: Dr. John Holdren, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States of America
  • Moderators: Mr. Mauro Dell’Ambrogio and Mr. Ma Xinmin
  • Brief remarks and discussion; confirmed speakers include:

1. France – Mr. Jean-Yves Le Gall

2. China – Mr. Xu Dazhe

3. European Commission – Mr. Jaime Silva

4. Vietnam – Dr. Mai Ha

5. Ukraine – Mr. Iurii Aleksieiev

6. Other delegations welcome to speak

1020 – 1040: Break

1040 – 1200: Session II: Space Exploration and Utilization: Strategies and Shared Goals

  • Keynote: Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr., NASA
  • Introduction to Global Exploration Roadmap: Canada, International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG) Chair: Gen. (ret) Walter Natynczyk
  • Moderators: Mr. William Gerstenmaier and Dr. Johann-Dietrich Woerner
  • Brief remarks and discussion; confirmed speakers include:

1. Japan – Dr. Naoki Okumura

2. Italy – H.E. Ms. Maria Chiara Carrozza

3. Republic of Korea – Mr. Lee Sang-Mok

4. Germany – Dr. Karl-Friedrich Nagel

5. China – Mr. Xu Dazhe

6. United Kingdom – Dr. David Parker

7. Spain – Mr. Luis Valero Artola

8. European Commission – Mr. Jaime Silva

9. Ukraine – Mr. Iurii Aleksieiev

10. Other delegations welcome to speak

1200 – 1345: Lunch (Benjamin Franklin Room)

  • Host: Amb. Judith Garber, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • Co-sponsored by International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

1355 – 1400: Preview of IAA Heads of Space Agencies Summit on Exploration on January 10, 2014

  • Dr. Madhavan Nair, IAA President, and Dr. Jean-Michel Contant, IAA Secretary General 

1400 – 1520: Session III: International Cooperation in Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

  • Keynote: Dr. Kiran Kumar, Distinguished Scientist & Director, Space Applications Centre, India
  • Moderators: Dr. Yasushi Horikawa and Mr. Jean-Jacques Dordain
  • Brief remarks and discussion; confirmed speakers include:

1. Japan – H.E. Mr. Hakubun Shimomura

2. Romania – H.E. Mr. Mihnea Costoiu

3. China – Mr. Xu Dazhe

4. Russia – Mr. Sergey Saveliev

5. European Commission – Mr. Jaime Silva

6. Denmark – Mr. Gorm Kofoed Petersen

7. The Netherlands – Mr. Frits H. von Meijenfeldt

8. Other delegations welcome to speak

1520 – 1530: Break

1530 – 1630: Closing Session

  • Summary Remarks and Reading of Forum Summary: United States – Dr. Jonathan Margolis
  • Look Forward to the Next ISEF: Japan – Dr. Naoki Okumura
  • Thank You Remarks: United States – Dr. Jonathan Margolis



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