Space Enabled Presents at the 8th Annual IAA/UT Space Traffic Management Conference


8th Annual IAA/UT Space Traffic Management Conference

8th Annual IAA/UT Space Traffic Management Conference

Wednesday — Thursday
March 2, 2022 —
March 3, 2022

The Space Security, Safety, and Sustainability (SSSS) Program at The University of Texas at Austin’s Strauss Center and the Cockrell School of Engineering, in partnership with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and Privateer, will hold the 8th annual Space Traffic Management conference, “Anthropogenic Environmental Impact and Assessment of Space Traffic on Space Operations and Implications for Climate Change Monitoring.” Kayhan Space is also a co-sponsor. The conference will take place on Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 3, 2022, in the Bass Lecture Hall of the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin and via Zoom Webinar. The conference is being organized by SSSS Program Lead and Space Enabled affiliated researcher Dr. Moriba Jah,  non-resident SSSS scholar Dr. Diane Howard, and the IAA Space Traffic Management Committee.

In addition to Dr. Jah's leadership at the conference, other Space Enabled members will participate, including Danielle Wood, Maya Slavin, and Elena Cirkovic. Their sessions and talks are listed below:

Wednesday, March 2:

8:00-8:15am - Opening Ceremony 

Jean-Michel Contant, Secretary General, International Academy of Astronautics

Co-chairs: Moriba Jah, Space Security & Safety Program Lead, Strauss Center, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering

Mechanics, UT Austin and Diane Howard, Chief Counsel, Office of Space Commerce

Thursday, March 3:


Welcome: Moriba Jah

Introduction: Frederic Pelletier, Northstar Earth and Space

Keynote Speaker: Danielle Wood

8:45-9:45am - Q&A Session 3: Global Perspectives

Elena Cirkovic

Scott Leonard

George Anthony Long

Paul Wohrer

10:00-11:00am - Panel 2: Indigenous Perspectives, Moderated by Danielle Wood

Dan Hawk

Jacqui Hoover

Annette Lee

Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafuna'i

11:15am-12:15pm - Q&A Session 4: Behavior Incentivizing, Monitoring, and Assessment

George Anthony Long

Nana Gordon

Harvey Reed

Danielle Wood

Athena Coustenis

Tao Nie

Maya Slavin

Kazuto Suzuki

Costas Varotsos

1:00-1:05pm - Closing Remarks, Co-chairs Moriba Jah and Diane Howard

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