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The 11th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference

 


The 11th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference
“Space for Mankind’s Future”

 February 2-3 2016 at the IAF Center, Herzlia

Links To the lectures in ORANGE - Playlist link

 

Link to Photos of the conference 

 

February 2nd 2016

 08:00  Registration
   Morning session
   Musical interlude
 08:45

Greetings opening remarks

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Abraham Assael, CEO, The Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies;

Moshe Fadlon, Mayor of Herzliya, the host city;

MK Ofir Akunis, Minister of Science, Technology and Space

  MEIDEX Experiment Handover Ceremony
With the participation of:
Prof. Zeev Levin, Tel Aviv University, MEIDEX Principal Investigator
Robert Cabana, Director, Kennedy Space Center, NASA
Brig. Gen. David Barki, Head of the Israel Air Force Personnel Division
Ms. Rona Ramon
Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro, US ambassador to Israel
  STS-107 commemoration
  Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro
 

Ilan Ramon Scholarship Awarding Ceremony

Peretz Vazan, CEO Ministery of Science, Technology and Space

Prof. Isaac Ben Israel, Maj. Gen. (res.), Chairman, Israel Space Agency

Menachem Kidron, Director General, Israel Space Agency

Ms. Rona Ramon

 

Representative of Scholarship Winners

 

Annual Adress

Prof. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, UNOOSA

  Life on Board the International Space Station
Joseph M. Acaba, Astronaut, NASA
 10:30 Break
 11:00

The Year in Review – Space Policy and Security

Dr. Deganit Paikowsky, Tel Aviv University and the National R&D
Council/Ministry of Science, Technology and Space

 

The future of Space – Space Agencies Perspectives

Johan-Dietrich Woerner, Director General, ESA
Jean-Yves Le Gall, President, CNES
Prof. Roberto Battiston, President,  ASI
Prof. Isaac Ben Israel, Maj. Gen. (res.), Chairman, Israel Space Agency

 

A Year in Review – Space Technology and Operations

Tal Inbar, Head, Space Research Center, The Fisher Institute for Air & Space Strategic Studies

 

The Future of Space – Industries Perspectives

Opher Doron, Director General, MBT-Space, Israel Aerospace Industries

Ofer Salama, Rafael
Noam Segal, CEO, Imagesat International

 13:10

Lunch

 14:10

Spaceflight Challenges for the Future – An Inside View Special Panel with Astronauts

Samantha Cristoforetti (ESA, ASI)
Shannon Walker (NASA)
Yi So-yeon (Korea)

 

SpaceX: From Dragon to Reusability – Annual Review

Garrett Reisman, Director Of Crew Operations, SpaceX

 

Preparing for Future Space Operations

Robert Cabana, Director, Kennedy Space Center, NASA

 

Future Goals and Status Report of Orion Spacecraft

Laurence Price, Orion Deputy Program Manager, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

 16:00  Break
 16:30

The Future of Space Security

Maj. Gen. David D. Thompson, Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command

 

Israel Air Force Annual Address
Brig. Gen. Tal Kelman, Deputy Commander, IAF

 

Conclusion remarks

Maj. Gen. (ret.) Herzle Bodinger, Chairman of the Fisher Institute

 17:30  Projected end of the Conference
 

 

Registration 

 

February 3rd, 2016

By invitation only

 

Morning Workshop on challenges for the Israeli space sector

 

SGx Israel – The first Israeli workshop for students and young professionals, in cooperation with Space Generation Advisory Council

 

 

 

 Dan Accadia special rates for accommodation:

 

Standard room - $ 280 per night
Deluxe room - $ 300 per night
Executive room - $ 360 per night ( including access to the business lounge )

The rate is for single/double  occupancy with breakfast.

 

For Reservations click here

 


 

 

 


 


Date 2/02/2016 09:00 - 3/02/2016 17:00
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