5th Global Moon Village Workshop & Symposium

About


Registration

Student MVA Member

15

  • Online Participant
  • Same access as Regular Registration
  • Invitation to Capacity Building

Professional MVA Member

35

  • Online Participant
  • Access to all Sessions
  • Access to Q and A
  • Access to Presentations

Media

5

  • Online Participant
  • Same access as Professional Registration
  • Access to Media Sessions

Student Non-MVA Member

25

  • Online Participant
  • Same access as Regular Registration
  • Invitation to Capacity Building

Professional Non-MVA Member

50

  • Online Participant
  • Access to all Sessions
  • Access to Q and A
  • Access to Presentations

Preliminary Program

  • 15:00 – 15:10: Opening Ceremony
  • 15:10 – 16:10: Session 1 – Returning to the Moon: The grand vision
    Keynote Speech by Dr. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, UNOOSA
    and Prime Panel Discussion:
    • Dr. James Green, Chief Scientist, NASA
    • Prof. Jan Woerner, Former ESA Director General
      Moderator: Dr. John C. Mankins
  • 16:10 – 16:40 : Session 2 – Space Agencies Greetings
    • Mr. R.Umamaheswaran, Scientific Secretary, ISRO
    • Dr. Mohamed El-Koosy, CEO, Egyptian Space Agency
    • Mr. HIroshi Sasaki, Vice President for International Space Exploration, JAXA
    • Dr. Mathias Link, Luxemburg Space Agency
    • More TBC
  • 16:40 – 16:50: Break
  • 16:50 – 18:20 Session 3 – Vision for the Moon Village: Present
    Moderator: Antonino Salmeri
    • Neelesh Ranjan Saxena (Germany)
      Technical Study upon the Concept of Energy Production near Lunar Poles by means of Meshed Network Arrangement of Thermoelectric Generators”
    • Alyson Decker (United States)
      “Jurisdiction and the Legal Enforcement of Rights on the Moon”
    • Nelly Offord Harle (United Kingdom)
      “Lunar Communication and Navigation services – 1st generation in 2024, followed by a constellation by end 2020s”
    • Industry Sponsors Representatives (TBC)
  • 18:20 – 18:30: Global Expert Group on Sustainable Lunar Activities (GEGSLA) status report
  • 15:00 – 16:00: Session 4 – Implementing the Moon Village
    Round Table with Industry, Academia, Civil Society and Q&A
    
  • 16:00 – 16:50: Session 5 – MVA Working Groups/Projects Seminars (Break out Sessions)
    • Architectural Concepts WG
      Co-Chairs: John C. Mankins, Yoshifumi Inatani
    • Coordination & Cooperation WG
      Co-Chairs: Giuseppe Reibaldi, Mark Sundahl
    • Cultural Considerations WG
      Co-Chairs: Remo Rapetti, Arthur Woods
    • Exploration Analogues WG
      Co-Chairs: Illaria Cinelli, Koorosh Araghi
    • Lunar Commerce & Economics WG
      Co-Chairs: Derek Webber, Gidon Gautel
    • Outreach/Education/Women on the Moon WG
      Chair: Pavithra Manghaipathy
    • Participation of Emerging Space Countries (PESC) Project
      Project Lead: Ghanim Alotaibi
    • Payload Project
      Project Lead: Ayman Ahmed
      
  • 16:50 – 17:00: Break
    
  • 17:00 – 18:30: Session 6 – Vision for the Moon Village: Future
    Moderator: Dr. Georgios Nicolaou
    • Arun Radhakrishnan (India)
      “Ethical & Sustainable Features of Mining of the Lunar Surface”
    • Hubert Gross (Poland)
      “Xors Moon base – interdisciplinary project”
    • Industry Sponsors Representatives (TBC)
  • 15:00 – 17:30: Session 7 – Hackathon Finals
    Three-day fully virtual event, with working sessions, discussion roundtables, and mentoring sessions that will engage students and young professionals to think critically about design challenges that a Moon Village Would face.
    Topics:
    • Space Solar Power – Powering a Moon Village [Business Plan Pitch]
    • Transportation on the Moon [Business Plan]
    • Education on the Moon [Idea Pitch Presentation]
  • 17:30 – 17:40: Break
  • 17:40 – 18:25: Session 8 – Towards the Moon Village Generation
    Chair: Bernadette Detera
  • 18:25 – 18:30: Award Ceremony
  • 18:30 – 18:45: Announcement & Closing  

IPC Committee

Co-Chairs:
Antonino Salmeri, Italy – Doctoral Researcher in Space Law, University of Luxembourg
Dr. Georgios Nicolaou, Cyprus – Research Scientist at Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, USA

IPC Members:
Paolo Pino, Italy – Doctoral Researcher, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Dr. Mazhar Kusbeci, Cyprus – Mentor within the Romanian Space Initiative (ROSPIN)
Andreea Florea, Romania – Coordinator at Romanian Space Initiative (ROSPIN)
Nuria Ali, Kenya – Geologist, Directorate of Geological Surveys


Sponsorship Packages

For questions, please email:
Glafki Antoniou (yc.gr1635048351o.oes1635048351c@osa1635048351-avm1635048351)