Category: Events

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13 December 2017 “Sixty Years in Space” ISPL/UCL London

I’m gutted that I’ll be travelling out of the country for this! A free seminar with the full title: Space Serving Humanity: Celebrating Sixty Years in Space & Fifty Years of Lawful and Peaceful Use  Presented by the London Institute of Space Policy and Law, and UCL Space Domain To...

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Until 12 November 2017 “Space Tapestry” Oxford

Aleksandra Mir is a brilliant artist, whose exhibition “Space Tapestry” I have blogged about before. It was a huge privilege getting to know her, and to be one of the subjects of her book We Can’t Stop Thinking About The Future.  This Saturday I’m going to go to the Modern Art...

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21-22 November 2017 “Commercialisation of Space” RAES

I won’t be able to attend, but it’s worth publicisng this event! Commercialisation of Space: Realising UK Goals for Innovation and Growth From The Royal Aeronautical Society website: “The 2017 President’s Conference will provide a strategic view of the role of commercial space activities in contributing to government ambitions for innovation...

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29 October 2017 “Who Owns Space?” Battle of Ideas, London

I’m looking forward to doing the Battle of Ideas  at the Barbican, London 28 & 29 October 2017 again this year!  I’m so grateful that Zulfikar Abbany (Senior Science Editor, Deutsche Welle) brought together our panel on “The Final Frontier: Who Owns Space?” With: Professor Ian Crawford (Professor of planetary science and astrobiology,...

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12 October 2017 Arts Catalyst Event, London

The Live Creature and Ethereal Things: Bringing Physics Into the Human Experience I’m very much looking forward to catching up next week on the research being done by dear friends and colleagues Nahum and Nicola Triscott!  From the Arts Catalyst webpage “The Live Creature and Ethereal Things: Bringing Physics Into...

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26 September 2017 “Flight by Light with Bill Nye LightSail™ & Innovations in Solar Sailing” Adelaide

Absolutely gutted to miss the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide this year, and of course there will be many great events… but I’d particularly highlight this lecture with my lovely friends and colleagues at the Planetary Society: Bill Nye (…does Bill even need a link!? He’s ledge…) moderated by...

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16-18 October 2017 “Space Policy & Law Course” ISPL London

My respected colleagues at the Institute of Space Policy and Law (ISPL) have a three day course coming up—the  below is from their website “2017 SPACE POLICY & LAW 3 DAY COURSE CPD” 16 – 18 October 2017 Through lectures, discussions and interactive case-studies we explore: The space environment and...

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“Shuffle Festival” 26-27 August 2017 London

I’m looking forward to speaking at this event, with a theme this year of “Public / Private”. I’ll be on a panel discussing access and ownership of space. The programme which covers Saturday and Sunday is incredibly diverse, taking in films, walks, food, music, and much more. It will also...

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7-9 July 2017 “Bluedot Festival” (Cheshire, UK)

A friend/ colleague gave me a ‘heads up’ about this event… billed as “An intergalactic festival of music, science, arts, culture and the exploration of space”. A self-proclaimed ‘geeky festival’, hooray! From the Bluedot website: “Bluedot with OVO Energy is an award-winning festival of discovery at the grounds of a deep...