25th Summer Course on Space Law and Policy - Warsaw, Poland - 29th August to 10th September 2016
The 25th ECSL Summer Course will take place in Warsaw, Poland from 29th August - 10th September 2016. The event this year is being organised in coordination with the Institute of Air and Space Law, University of Lazarski. The application window has now opened and the form can be downloaded from our website at: http://esamultimedia.esa.int/docs/ECSL/ApplicationForm2016.pdf
The deadline for submitting applications is 28th June 2016 with the outcome of the selection process announced in mid-July. Where a National Point of Contact (NPOC) exists in your country of study/work/residency, please send your application directly to the NPOC (information on the ECSL NPOC network is available on the left hand toolbar); otherwise, please apply directly to the ECSL by sending your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org
ECSL Austria NPOC Symposium - 11th June 2016, Vienna
The ECSL is pleased to promote the Austrian NPOC's upcoming symposium on 11th June 2016 in Vienna titled Looking to the Future: Changing International Relations and Legal Issues Facing Space Activities. This event is being organised with the Beijing Institute of Technology - Institute of Space Law and the George Washington University Space Policy Institute. Further information is available at: http://esamultimedia.esa.int/docs/ECSL/InvitationViennaConference11June2016.pdf
ECSL Representation at the ESA Clean Space Industrial Days, ESTEC, Netherlands - 26th May 2016
The ECSL will be giving a legal presentation on space debris and active debris removal (ADR) during the ESA Clean Space Industrial Days taking place from 23rd - 27th May in ESTEC, Netherlands. For more information, follow the ESA Clean Space team at: https://twitter.com/esacleanspace
ECSL Events in Glasgow - April 2016
The ECSL will be organising a NewSpace Tech, Business & Regulatory Industry Workshop on 26th April 2016. This will be taking place at the University of Strathclyde who will also be the host of the 2016 European Rounds of the Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition. The competition will be held from 27th - 29th April 2016.
Young Lawyers' Symposium - 17th March 2016, Paris
In an effort to increase the opportunities available for young lawyers - students and professionals - in the field of space law and policy, the ECSL will be hosting its inaugural Young Lawyers' Symposium on 17th March at ESA HQ in Paris. After a high number of abstracts submitted, 12 have been selected for presentation at this event. The topics to be addressed range from data issues, mega-constellations, ESA industrial policy, natural resources in outer space, institutional frameworks and the status of personnel in space.
Eduational Outreach Programme - 26th February 2016
On 26th February, the ECSL will welcome law students from the University of Caen to the HQ of the European Space Agency in Paris. In pursuit of its objective to promote space law while at the same time reinforcing its ties with the host of the 2015 Summer Course, students will attend lectures given by lawyers from the Agency on topics ranging from space law, the legal framework relating to the ISS to the institutional law aspects of international organisations like employment law and privileges and immunities.
ECSL-UK NPOC Regulatory and Legal Workshop, London
Together with Bird & Bird LLP, the Satellite Finance Network and Access Partnership, the ECSL is organising a Regulatory & Legal Workshop on 4th December 2015 in London. The ECSL is delighted to be collaborating with the UK National Point of Contact in this event which will look a wide variety of issues, such as the regulation of small satellites, insurance and space debris.