Space Law and Policy Course October 2016 – CPD
Booking is almost full as of today, 15 September 2016. Please telephone before submitting payment, to confirm if there are additional openings.
Space Law and Policy Course (CPD) at Charles Clore House, Russell Square, London
DATE: 10 – 12 October 2016.
The booking form below will secure your place – please telephone to confirm availability before payment.
Through lectures, discussions and interactive case-studies we will explore:
- The space environment and space technology
- Orbits, their characteristics and management, and types of spacecraft
- Spectrum management
- The law governing space activities: principles & sources of space law, including conventions and treaties, national law and policies
- Peaceful use of space, military activities & arms control, security
- Property rights, commercial activity
- Risk, liability and insurance, debris
- The law as relates to specific applications: telecommunications and broadcasting, remote sensing, scientific experiment and exploration, manned activities including the International Space Station, unmanned activities
- Space policy and the institutions that implement them
This 3-day course is taught by ISPL’s Faculty and other experts. This year we are pleased to include:
- Professor Richard Crowther Chief Engineer, Space Science and Technology Department, UK Space Agency
- Professor Jean-Jacques Dordain CNES, former Director-General of ESA, ISPL Advisor
- Wing Commander Gerry Doyle RAF, MoD, PhD Researcher Reading University
- Mr Yvon Henri Chief, Space Services Department, ITU
- Mr Nick Hughes Partner, Aerospace Team, Holman Fenwick Willan, ISPL Faculty member
- Professor Sa’id Mosteshar Director of ISPL, Barrister specialising in space law and policy
- Mr Neil Stevens Insurance Specialist, SpaceFin Ltd, ISPL Faculty member
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Previous knowledge of law or policy is not required.
The Course will be particularly appropriate for those working in the space sector who wish to increase their knowledge of the current legal and policy framework, in order to take full advantage of the available opportunities and to create new ones.
- Policy-makers in government and international bodies
- IGO and space agency team members concerned with national and international issues arising from activities in space, such as earth observation, and their regulation
- Lawyers and jurists whose practice brings them into contact with space law through legal evidence from satellites, contractual matters or international commerce
- Satellite manufacturing or operation team members seeking an understanding of legal issues relating to design, manufacture or provision of space products and services
- Managers and team leaders of space operations who wish to better understand the legal and policy issues they encounter, and to be able to plan more proactively
- Insurers and executives who need to evaluate legal aspects of risk and liability
- Academics and law, business or technology post-graduate students interested in the field
- Others involved in decision-making relating to space activity
Undergraduates: please register for our introductory course in space law.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPD)
The course qualifies for CPD for Solicitors and for Barristers in England and Wales.
Other professionals: please contact your respective professional bodies about whether the course will qualify for CPD.
Participants may access the IALS Law Library during the week of the course.
Those considering a post-graduate degree will be able to informally discuss their interest with the Director.
Full-time employees of government agencies, academics, upper level graduate students: £ 900
All others: £ 1,200
(No VAT is charged on this course. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be confirmed upon receipt of payment.)
HOW TO BOOK
Please complete the booking form.
For more information, contact: Events@space-institute.org