16 – 18 October 2017
Through lectures, discussions and interactive case-studies we explore:
- The space environment and space technology
- Orbits, their characteristics and management
- Spectrum management
- The law governing space activities: principles & sources of space law, including conventions and treaties, national laws and policies
- Peaceful use of space, military activities & arms control
- Space security, debris
- Property rights, commercial activity
- Risk, liability and insurance
- Law relating to specific applications: telecommunications and broadcasting, remote sensing, scientific experiment and exploration, the ISS and other manned activities
- Space policy regime and the institutions that implement it
- Current and future developments
The course will be taught by ISPL Faculty, Advisors and other experts.
- Professor Richard Crowther – Chief Engineer, UK Space Agency; ISPL Adviser
- Squadron Leader Ralph Mark Dinsley (“Dinz”) – RAF
- Professor Jean-Jacques Dordain – CNES; former Director-General of ESA; ISPL Adviser
- Mr Attila Matas – Former Head Space Publications & Registration Division, ITU
- Mr Nick Hughes – Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan; ISPL Faculty
- Professor Sa’id Mosteshar – Barrister; Director of ISPL
- Professor Alan Smith – Director, Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UCL
- Mr Neil Stevens – Space Insurance Expert; ISPL Faculty
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Previous knowledge of law or policy is not required.
The Course is 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 activities in space
- 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, bankers 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
Students: 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.
£ 950 – Full-time employees of EU government & academics
£ 1,250 – All others
No VAT is payable. Please note: we cannot accept credit cards at this time.
For more information contact: [email protected]
HOW TO BOOK
Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be confirmed upon receipt of payment.