Event in the UK: Outer Space Treaty Symposium (10.October 2017)
The British Interplanetary Society is holding a one-day symposium to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the UN Space Treaty which has been the foundation of Space law for half a century. This looks at how some space activities might be limited by the treaty, and what changes might be need to allow them to take place.
Date: 10th October 2017
Start Time: 9.00 am
End Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: 27/29 South Lambeth Road, London, SW8 1SZ
The programme (almost final) is as follows:
The SPACE Project: Apparent limitations on constructing a space habitat imposed by the UN Treaty
Jerry Stone FBIS, Leader, The SPACE Project. Freelance Space Presenter, Spaceflight UK
International law relating to the mining of the deep seabed and outer space
Danny Greenland LLB LLM, Legal Researcher, The Northern Space Consortium
Embedding sustainability: The future of the Outer Space Treaty?
Dr Chris Newman, Reader in Law, University of Sunderland
Extraterrestrial Recidivism – Dispute, dissent and non-compliance in the Outer Space treaties
Mukesh Bhatt, Researcher and Guest Lecturer, School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London
‘The Common Heritage of Mankind’ meets ‘Star Trek’
Adam Manning LLB LLM, Civil Litigation Solicitor at Gurney-Champion & Co, Portsmouth
How would the Outer Space Treaty be different if drafted in 2017?
Raphael Costa, Executive Secretary of the French Institute for Space and Telecommunications Law
Places are limited so register today.
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