Thursday 16 May 2013 - Symposium on Legal and Policy aspects of space cooperation between Europe and BRICS countries; Inventory, Challenges and Opportunities
Interdisciplinary event, jointly organized by The International Institute of Air and Space Law of Leiden Law School and The Department of Latin American Studies of the Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University.
At the bottom of this page you will find a link to the detailed programme (pdf).
09.00 – 09.30 OPENING SESSION
Introduction to the Symposium Theme
09.30 – 11.00 SESSION 1 – SETTING THE SCENE
09.30 – 10.00 BRICS: From concept to reality
10.00 – 10.30 BRICS: the view from Europe
10.30 – 11.00 The Euro-BRICS initiative
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee and Tea
11.30 – 13.00 SESSION 2 - INTRA-BRICS SPACE COOPERATION AND BRICS COUNTRIES’ PERSPECTIVES ON COOPERATION WITH EUROPE
11.30 – 11.50 China - Brazil cooperation: CBERS
11.50 – 12.10 India and space cooperation
12.10 – 12.30 China and space cooperation
12.30 – 12.50 South Africa and space cooperation
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 SESSION 3 – SPACE COOPERATION BETWEEN EUROPE AND BRICS COUNTRIES: CONTENT & FORMAT
14.00 – 14.30 ESA and cooperation with BRICS countries
14.30 – 15.00 EU and cooperation with BRICS countries
15.00 – 15.30 Cooperation with BRICS - Space as trend setter or follower
15.30 – 17.00 PANEL: OUTLOOK AND RECOMMENDATIONS
17.00 – 18.00 Drinks
For information about the Euro-BRICS initiative of LEAP, click here
Academy Building, Leiden University
Room 'Klein Auditorium'
2311 GJ Leiden
For registration please click here:
The fee is € 65 payable via bank transfer.
Students €25 – free for students from Leiden with a valid student ID.
Payments may be made in any of the following ways:
1) Direct transfer to the following bank, identifying the name of the attendee and mentioning EU-BRICS:
ABNAmro Bank, Breestraat, Leiden, Netherlands, Acc. no. 53.47.51.067
Holder of account: IIASL, Steenschuur 25, 2311 ES Leiden, Netherlands
*Please make sure that any banking fees charges by the banks in your country or by the bank in the Netherlands will be borne by you.
2) cash at the venue
Ms. Tanja Masson-Zwaan
For practical information please contact Ms. Paula van der Wulp