28 Sept to 1 Oct 2017: New Scientist Live (London)


Yours truly will be speaking!

New Scientist Live is marketed as “The World’s Most Exciting Festival of Ideas”, held in London over the weekend of 28 September to 1 October at ExCel London

I just got distracted in realising that Margaret Atwood will be there! Note to self: casually approach Margaret Atwood in the speaker room… Margaret Atwood! Feminist-swoon!

Ahem, where was I. Oh yes…

Also on the list: Heston Blumenthal, Lucie Green, Louisa Preston, Anders Sandberg… oh, too many amazing people to list, check out the New Scientist Live 2017 Speaker List!

My own session details: Dr Jill Stuart “Who Owns the Moon?” for New Scientist Live 30 September 2017 10:30-11:10  

Ticket prices vary depending on your category and the number of days you want to attend… Book New Scientist 2017 Live tickets.


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Dr Jill Stuart is an academic based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation. She is a frequent presence in the global media (print, radio, television, documentary) and regularly gives lectures around the world. From 2013-2017 she was Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal Space Policy where she remains on the Editorial Board. She is also on the Board of Advisors of METI International, conducting scientific research into messaging potential extraterrestrial intelligence. She is one of an elite number of people to be endorsed by the UK Home Office as an Exceptional Talent Migrant/ World Leader in her Field. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Award Lecture by the British Science Association in recognition of her cutting edge research. She is trained in both domestic and international mediation and has done consultancy work for the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. She has a sub-specialism in women, peace and security and gender based violence. She is a Trustee of Luton All Women’s Centre.


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