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 -13:35 – Human Settlement in Outer Space: The Need for an International Legal Framework, Maquelin Pereira

13:35 -13:50 – International Space Crimes – Solving the Jurisdiction Vacuum, Pranay Lekhi and Tanishtha Vaid

13:50 -14:05 – Legal Challenges of the Deployment of Cubesats from the International Space Station, Alessandra Matteis

14:05 -14:20 – The Evolving Role of the Environmental Impact Assessment as Valuable Legal Tool for the Protection of Outer Space and the Sustainability of Space Activities, Pierfrancesco Breccia

14:20 -14:35 – The European Space Situational Awareness Legal Framework as An Example of Top-Down Approach Applicable to Future European Space Traffic Management-related Initiatives, Ludovica Ciarravano

14:35 – Q&A and Concluding Remarks

Please see here for the 2021 Young Scholars Symposium Agenda in pdf format. 

Registration for the event is available here.  

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