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The Launch Pad Seminars

May 20 - 2:00 pm - June 3 - 3:00 pm

The Launch Pad Seminars: A Virtual Forum for New Ideas on Space Security and Related Matters


The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research UNIDIR, in cooperation with Secure World Foundation and the Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique, is pleased to invite you to a series of seminars in which experts will explore space security and related challenges, and findings of new research will be presented. 




WHEN & WHERE: 14h on 20 May, 27 May, 3 June and 10 June


PARTICIPANTS: UNIDIR encourages the participation of representatives and experts specialized or interested in issues pertaining to space security and arms control. 




EPISODE 1: 20 May 2020, 14h CEST – 15h CEST



  • Space Situational Awareness and Space Security                       

    • Format: Brief 10 min presentation, reaction from respondent, live Q&A

    • Moderator: Daniel Porras (UNIDIR)

    • ​Presenter: Victoria Samson (SWF)                                   

    • Respondent: Moriba Jah (University of Texas at Austin) 




EPISODE 2: 27 May 2020, 14h CEST – 15h CEST



  • Cyber warfare in space 

    • Format: Brief 10 min presentation, reaction from respondent, live Q&A

    • Moderator: John Borrie (UNIDIR)                                

    • Presenter:  Beyza Unal (Chatham House)

    • Respondent: Raji Rajagopalan (Observer Research Foundation 




EPISODE 3: 3 June 2020, 14h CEST – 15h CEST



  • Rockets, Missiles, and Space: lessons from the The Hague Code of Conduct and beyond

    • Format: Brief 10 min presentation, reaction from respondent, live Q&A             

    • Moderator: Emmanuelle Maitre (FRS)            

    • Presenter: Paul Meyer (Simon Fraser University)                                   

    • Respondent: Dmitry Stefanovich (IMEMO, Russian Academy of Sciences) 




EPISODE 4: 10 June 2020, 14h CEST – 15h CEST



  • Rethinking PAROS and looking ahead at multilateral approaches

    • Format: Brief 10 min presentation, reaction from respondent, live Q&A             

    • Moderator: Natalia Archinard (Switzerland)

    • Presenters: Ben Silverstein and Daniel Porras (UNIDIR)

    • Respondent: Kazuto Suzuki (Hokkaido University)



The Launch Pad Seminars

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Start:
May 20 - 2:00 pm
End:
June 3 - 3:00 pm
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