Galloway Symposium

The National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law
at the University of Mississippi School of Law
The Journal of Space Law
and the
International Institute of Space Law
Present

The 7th Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on
Critical Issues in Space Law

Global and Regional Space Organizations and the Law

December 6, 2012
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Cosmos Club, Washington D.C.


Materials Available

Agenda (pdf) | Registration


08:30 - 09:00 Registration and Sign-In

9:00 - 09:15 Welcome and Introduction

  • Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz, Director, National Center for Remote Sensing, Air, and Space Law, Univ. of Mississippi; Director, IISL (confirmed)
  • Asst. Prof. Tanja Masson-Zwaan, President, IISL, International Institute of Air & Space Law, Leiden University (confirmed)
  • Dr. Jonathan F. Galloway, Prof. of Politics, Emeritus, Lake Forest College Summary: Eilene Galloway’s 1965 U.S. Senate Staff Report, "International Cooperation and Organization for Outer Space” (confirmed)

09:15 - 10:00 Keynote

  • William H. Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, NASA (confirmed)

10:00 - 11:00 Founding Agreements of Regional and Global Space Organizations

Moderator: Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz

Panelists:

  • The European Space Agency (ESA), Marco Ferrazzani, ESA Legal Counsel, Head of Legal Department, European Space Agency Headquarters (confirmed)
  • UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Dr. Tare Brisibe, Chair UNCOPUOS Legal Subcommittee (confirmed)

11:00 - 11:20 Break

11:20 - 12:20 Legal Aspects of Organizations with a Space Component

Moderator: Tanja Masson-Zwaan

  • The Group on Earth Observations (GEO), Barb Ryan, Director General, GEO (confirmed)
  • From Outer Space to Cyberspace: the Evolution of the GEO Datasharing Principles and their Application" Paul F. Uhlir, Director, Board on Research Data and Information, U.S. National Academies, Washington, DC. (confirmed)
  • The International Telecommunication Union, (ITU) Yvon Henri, Chief, Space Services Dept. Radiocommunication Bureau, (confirmed)

12:20 - 1:45 Lunch

1:45 -2:45 Restructured Organizations: From the Cold War to the Era of Globalization

Moderator: Tanja Masson-Zwaan

Panelists:

  • INTERSPUTNIK OSC, Elina Morozova, Head of International and Legal Service, (confirmed)
  • INMARSAT, Chris Murphy, Senior Director, Government Affairs, (confirmed)
  • Intelsat General, Richard DalBello, V.P. Legal and Government Affairs (confirmed)
  • International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO); International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO); and EUTELSAT, Jose Toscano, ITSO Director General (confirmed)

3:45 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 4:30 Practitioners' Roundtable: Working With and Serving the Day-to-Day Legal Needs of Regional and Global Space Organizations

Moderator: Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz

Panelists:

  • Marco Ferrazzani, ESA Legal Counsel, Head of Legal Department, European Space Agency Headquarters (confirmed)
  • Dr. Tare Brisibe, Chair LSC UNCOPUOS (confirmed)
  • E. Jason Steptoe, Associate General Counsel. International Law Practice Group, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC (confirmed)
  • Stephen E. Smith, Sherman & Howard, Space Law Practice Group Co-Chair (confirmed)
  • Others to be drawn from earlier panels

4:30 Adjourn