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McGill University IASL-IAASS Space Law Webinar Series | September 25

September 08, 2020 11:38 AM | Todd Legault (Administrator)

“Proposal for an Operational and Regulatory Framework to Ensure Space Debris Removal”  

25 September 2020 | 1000-1230hrs (EDT) / 1400-1630hhrs (UTC)

The webinar, scheduled to be held on September 25, 2020, will discuss key proposals of the McGill IASL-IAASS study on making space debris removal feasible. The study inter alia recommends the establishment of an intergovernmental organization in the lines of the original INTELSAT. 

Discussion papers Commissioned by IASL and IAASS 

       - Key Elements of the Proposal (Kiran Vazhapully)
       - The INTELSAT Story (Joseph Pelton) 

 Invited Panelists:

  • Donald J. Kessler, Retired Senior Scientist for Orbital Debris Research, NASA
  • Steven Freeland, Professor, Western Sydney University 
  • Ram Jakhu, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University 
  • Isabelle Rongier, General Inspector, Ariane Group 
  • Tommaso Sgobba, Executive Director, International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety 


  • Lucy Stojak, Director, School on Management of Creativity and Innovation, HEC Montréal 

To register,  please fill in this webform: https://iaass.wildapricot.org/event-3960461 

 For more information, contact: Kiran Vazhapully

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