The Launch Pad Seminars

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.


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)

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-launch-pad-seminars-tickets-104541759216

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Antonio Duduianu

Antonio is currently studying towards a MEng in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Bath.

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