Register for IISL Happy Hour 10

Happy New Year to IISL members! We are happy to announce the 10th happy to be held on 15 January 2022 (Saturday). The speaker: Prof. Dr. Guoyu Wang, Associate Prof. and Dean of Academy of Air, Space Policy and Law, Beijing Institute of Technology.Title: Due Principles for the Avoidance of On-orbit CollisionTime:  13:00-14:00 UTC Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iisl-happy-hour-10th-edition-tickets-237765301417

The online IISL Young Scholars Symposium held on 18 December 2021

IISL Young Scholars Symposium was held via virtual platform on 18 December (Saturday) (13:00-15:00 UTC) hosted by the IISL and Keio University Law School. Following the welcome remarks by Setsuko Aoki, Vice-President, IISL and Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President, IISL, five presentations were made, which had been originally planned to be done in the “IISL Young Scholars session and Dr. Jasentuliyana Keynote lecture by a leading space law expert” (session 1 of the IISL Colloquium) on 26 Read more…

2021 Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law successfully held

The 2021 Galloway Symposium was successfully held in a virtual setting on 14 December 2021, 9:00-12:30 US Eastern time. The excellent contributions by the presenters were followed by a rich discussion in the Q&A sessions following each panel. Following a timely keynote speech which highlighted the current legal and policy developments in the United States, the Symposium had a welcome from the IISL President, a keynote address and three panels. The IISL president emphasized in Read more…

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Call for IAC 2021 Dubai photos!

Dear IISL Members, A gallery is being prepared following the IAC 2021 held in Dubai, UAE. Our goal is to publish a nice gallery showing the space law and policy community, the 2021 IISL Colloquium, the IISL Dinner and other moments. To do so, we kindly ask for you to submit the pictures you may have of the IAC 2021 to us. We will add them to a gallery on the IISL website. Instructions: Please Read more…

Call for photos: IISL @IAC2021

Dear Members, A gallery is being prepared following the IAC 2021 held in Dubai, UAE.  Our goal is to publish a nice gallery showing the space law and policy community, the 2021 IISL Colloquium, the IISL Dinner and other moments. To do so, we propose you to submit the pictures you may have of the IAC 2021. We will add some of them on a gallery on the IISL website. Instructions:– Submit the photos (max size Read more…

IISL Young Scholars Symposium: Registration and Agenda available

The IISL in partnership with Keio University is pleased to announce that it will host an online Young Scholars Symposium on Saturday, 18 December 2021 at 13:00 UTC. The Symposium will feature presentations by Young Scholars that were unable to attend this year’s Young Scholars Session in the IISL Colloquium due to the pandemic.  The event’s Agenda will be as follows:  13:00-13:20 – Welcome Remarks, Setsuko Aoki, Vice-President, IISL / Professor, Keio University and Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President, IISL 13:20 Read more…

November 2021 Newsletter available

Our newsletter for November 2021 is now available. Highlights include:   2021 Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law IISL Young Scholars Symposium IISL General Assembly successfully held on 6 November 2021 Welcome New Members News and Announcements 86 Teams Competed in the 2021 IISL Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition IISL Members selected as Mentors of the UNOOSA Space4Women Mentorship Programme A Message from Diane Howard, Director for Commercial Space Policy at the White Read more…

IISL General Assembly successfully held on 6 November 2021

The IISL General Assembly, for the second time after its inaugural online edition last year, took place in a virtual setting and completed its business in a smooth and successful way. Similarly to last year, it drew a larger participation than during prior on-site meetings held at IAC’s. The IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl, summarised 2021 for IISL in the following way: All statutory meetings were held virtually. Uninterrupted information provision and communication was ensured via Website, Read more…

Ninth “IISL Happy Hour” held

On 16 October, the ninth “IISL Happy Hour” was held, which started as a new communication format to interact and share good experiences among the IISL members in February 2021. The series of the IISL Happy Hour is going to be coordinated and hosted by Vice President Setsuko Aoki. This is a monthly 60 minutes program. As a special edition, a briefing of the logistical aspect of the coming IAC-21 was given by President Kai-Uwe Read more…