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1st African Space Generation Workshop

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Federal University Of Technology Akure

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Akure, ND 340252

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The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) of the United Nations is organizing its first African Regional Space Generation Workshop and is inviting you to be a Keynote Speaker for the workshop. The African Space Generation Workshop (AF-SGW) is a two-day regional workshop for students and young professionals in the African region. The 1st AF-SGW will be held on 16-17 November 2017 in Akure City, Nigeria hosted by the Centre for Space Research and Applications, Federal University of Technology, Akure.

The workshop will have up to 100 African delegates between 18 and 35, focusing on university students (BSc, MSc, PhD students) and young professionals working in the African space sector. The discussions are expected to produce recommendations to relevant public, private and nongovernmental stakeholders, helping to shape and providing insight into the future of the African space sector. Furthermore, reports from the projects will be presented at conferences and included in the SGAC annual report submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS).

Working groups shall serve as an integral part of the workshop with the overall aim of producing tangible deliverables resulting from robust discussions by the participants. The participants will be divided into 4 groups where they will discuss selected topical issues or themes that are relevant to the role of space science in society – these discussions will be led by an Industry Mentors. These include:

  • Space Technologies Development in Africa

  • Roles of STEAM in Developing the Space Industry in Africa

  • Space in Driving the African Economy/Aerospace Start-up

  • African Space Policy

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