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5th Symposium of Space Law

We are pleased to inform you that 5th Symposium of Keio Institute of Space Law will be held on September 3 (WED).

Inviting speakers from Space Agencies of both United States and France, we will explore International Mechanisms for Cooperation in the Peaceful Exploration and Use of Outer Space.  

 

Please feel free to attend.

*** Registration was required and is now closed. 

 

 

Theme:    International Mechanisms for Cooperation in the Peaceful Exploration and Use of Outer Space

Purpose:    To introduce the study of Working Group of the Legal Subcommittee, UNCOPUOS; "Review of International Mechanisms for Cooperation in the Peaceful Exploration and Use of Outer Space", and to carry out the case study to focus on possible Exploration of Outer Space.

Date:    2014, September 3 (WED) 13:00-17:00 (Hall opens at 12:30)

Place:    Keio University East Building, G-SEC Lab (6F) (2-15-45, Mita, Minato-ku)

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Sponsor:    Keio Institute of Space Law (Sponsor)

            Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) (Cosponsor)

 

 

Program of the Symposium (temporary)

 

13:00-13:05  (Opening Remarks)

   OISHI Yutaka (Dean of the Graduate School of Law, Keio University)

 

[First Session]   Recent Trends in the United Nations

   

13:05-13:15  Japanese Outer Space Diplomatic Policy

   IMAFUKU Takao (Director, Space Policy Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)

 

13:15-13:35  Introduction of the study of Working Group of the Legal Subcommittee, UNCOPUOS; "Review of International Mechanisms for Cooperation in the Peaceful Exploration and Use of Outer Space"

   AOKI Setsuko (Prof. of International Law, Keio University / Vice President, Keio Institute of Space Law)

 

[Second Session]   World Trends of the Manned/Unmanned Exploration

   

13:35-13:55   International Roadmap for Space Exploration and Introduction of Current Projects of Space Exploration in Each Country 

   KAWASAKI Kazuyoshi (Project Manager, Program Management and Integration Office, JAXA Space Exploration Center)

   

[Third Session]   Panel Discussion

 

Theme:  International Mechanisms for Cooperation Promoting the Prospective Outer Space Activities; Taking Space Exploration as an Example

 

14:00-15:20   [Part I] International Mechanisms for the Prospective Outer Space Activities and its Legal Issues

   Panelists:   AOKI Setsuko (Moderator)

                      UCHITOMI Motoko (Manager, Legal and Compliance Section, JAXA)

           E. Jason Steptoe (Deputy General Counsel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Headquarters)

           Clerc Philippe (Head of Legal Affairs, Legal and Regulatory Sub-directorate, Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES)) 

           Julien Mariez (Head of Corporate Legal Department, CNES)

 

[ 15:20-15:50 ] Coffee Break   

 

15:50-16:50   [Part II] Space Exploration and Industrial Collaboration

   Panelists:   AOKI Setsuko (Moderator)

           UCHITOMI Motoko (Manager, Legal and Compliance Section, JAXA)

           TAKAMATSU Satoshi (CEO, Space Travel)

           HATA Shigeyoshi (Executive Director, The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies)

           E. Jason Steptoe (Deputy General Counsel, NASA)

           Clerc Philippe (Head of Legal Affairs, Legal and Regulatory Sub-directorate, CNES) 

 

 

16:55-17:00  (Closing Remarks)

       KATO Yoshikazu (Executive Director, JAXA)

 

 

 

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