WASHINGTON, May 29, 2019 – The American Bar Association will sponsor the 2019 Space Law Symposium on Tuesday, June 4 in Washington, D.C., with panels conducted by industry experts discussing topics such as the commercialization of the International Space Station, deep space exploration, planetary protection policy, counseling space start-ups and current trends in commercial satellite financing.
Representative Kendra S. Horn, chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, will give opening keynote remarks at 8:40 a.m. William Barry, chief historian at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, will deliver luncheon remarks at 11:45 a.m.
Space Law Symposium
Sponsored by the ABA Forum on Air and Space Law
Tuesday, June 4
Jenner & Block LLP
1099 New York Avenue NW, Suite 900
Washington, D.C. 20001
Program highlights include:
“Legal and Policy Considerations in the Commercialization of the ISS” — This panel will address the plans for the commercialization of the International Space Station. Panelists include experts from the industry, government and international community.
“Star Trek Voyager: International Cooperation in Deep Space Exploration” — Existing international and domestic laws and future laws will be discussed as they relate to deep space exploration concerning civil, commercial, and military robotic and human exploration.10:30-11:45 a.m.
A complete agenda can be found online here.
For media credentials to cover the Summit of the Americas, contact Betsy Adeboyejo at [email protected] or (202) 662-1773.
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