Schedule

April 5, 2018

5:00 - 6:30 pm

 Public Keynote Address - Penn Law - Michael Fitts Auditorium

6:30 - 7:30 pm

Cocktail reception in the Haaga Lounge immediately following the keynote. All audience members invited to join in the celebration of the kick-off to this exciting conference.

Register for the Keynote Address here.

April 6, 2018

8:30 - 9:15 am   

Registration and Continental Breakfast at the Singh Center, University of Pennsylvania - Glandt Auditorium

9:15 - 9:30 am         

Welcoming Remarks

9:30 - 10:45 am

Session 1: Space Security, Space Law and Non-Binding Norms from Peace to Conflict

Moderator: Professor Claire Finkelstein

10:45 - 11:15 am

Break (refreshments served)

11:15 - 12:15 pm

Session 2: Strategic and Ethical Space Security

Moderator: Theresa Hitchens

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Lunch - The Study Hotel

2:00 - 3:15 pm

Session 3: Commercial Actors and Space Security

Moderator: Andrew D’Uva

3:15 - 5:00 pm

Break - participants make their own way  to - The Union League of Philadelphia for Session 4, Cocktails & Dinner

5:00 - 6:15 pm

Session 4: Intelligence and Space-Based Technologies  - The Union League of Philadeliphia - McMichael Room

Moderator: Doug Loverro

6:30 - 7:30 pm

Cocktails for conference participants only - The Union League of Philadelphia - Binney Room

7:30 - 9:00 pm

Dinner for conference participants only - The Union League of Philadelphia - Grant West Room
Dinner Keynote Speaker: General James Cartwright

April 7th, 2018

8:30 - 9:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:30 - 10:45 am

Session 5: Use of Force Applied to Space: A Role Play

10:45 - 11:15 am

Break (refreshments served)

11:15 - 12:30 pm

Session 6: Law of Armed Conflict Applied to Space: A Role-Play

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch - Singh Center - Main Lobby

1:30 - 2:45 pm

Session 7: Harnessing International Cooperation

Moderator: Dr. Cassandra Steer

2:45 - 3:15 pm

Closing session: Conclusions from Role-Play and wrap-up

 

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 Special thanks to Mr. Harold Berger, Senior Partner, Berger & Montague, P.C. for co-sponsoring.