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The 4th Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law: Peaceful Purposes and Uses of Outer Space

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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 4th Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law
Peaceful Purposes and Uses of Outer Space

December 10, 2009
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Cosmos Club, Washington D.C.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, LIMITED SEATING
REGISTER AT: http://www.spacelaw.olemiss.edu/Galloway_Event_2009_Registration.html

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

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome
-Mrs. Tanja Masson-Zwaan, President, IISL, International Institute of Air & Space Law, Leiden University
-Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz, Director, National Center for Remote Sensing, Air, and Space Law, Univ. of Mississippi; Director, IISL

Introduction
Dr. Eilene M. Galloway and the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
-Dr. Jonathan F. Galloway, Professor of Politics, Emeritus on the Irwin L. & Fern D. Young Presidential Chair, Lake Forest College

09:15 – 11:15 Peaceful Purposes and Uses Considered
Peaceful Purposes: A Norm in International Law?
-P.J. Blount, Research Counsel, National Center for Remote Sensing, Air, and Space Law

Redefining National Security and the Role of International Law to Secure Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
-Dr. Colleen Driscoll, Director, The Kurtz Institute of Peacemaking, Visiting Professor, Quinnipiac University

Economic and Societal Benefits of Peace in Space: Today and Tomorrow
-Corinne Jorgenson, Pres., Advancing Space Consulting Group and Marcia Smith, Pres., Space and Technology Policy Group, LLC

Equity and Transparency in the New “Province of Mankind”
Dr. Valnora Leister, Brazil

International Legal Regime for Security of Exploration and Use of Outer Space For Peaceful Purposes
-Olga Stelmakh, Specialist, International Center for Space Law, Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:45 Peaceful Purposes and Uses Applied
Moderator: Ms. Tanja Masson-Zwaan
The Role of International Cooperation in the Efficient Use of Radio Frequency Spectrum and Orbital Location Resources
-Dr. Maria Buzdugan, Associate, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York, NY

Peaceful Purposes and International Cooperation: The International Space Station
-Dr. Julian Hermida, Asst. Prof., Algoma University Dept. of Law and Politics, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Peaceful Purposes on the International Space Station: A NASA Perspective
-Steven A. Mirmina, Lead Counsel, Space Operations Mission Directorate, Office of the General Counsel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, Washington, DC

12:45 – 2:00 Lunch and Presentation
Selected Findings from the Eilene M. Galloway Collection at the National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law
-Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz
-Dr. Jonathan F. Galloway

2:00 – 3:15 Peaceful Purposes and Uses: Lessons Learned and Moving Forward
Response of the U.N. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space to the Issue of Near Earth Objects, and in Particular the Outcome of the Association of Space Explorers Expert Panel of Asteroid Threat Mitigation
-Prof. Richard Crowther, Chair, UN Working Group on Near Earth Objects

Ensuring Open Territorial Rights: Geopolitics and Experience in Antarctica and Outer Space
-Dr. Roger Launius, Senior Curator, Division of Space History National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Peaceful Purposes and Chinese Law
-Prof. Haifeng Zhao Dean, School of Law, Professor of Law, Harbin Institute of Technology

3:15 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 4:30 Discussion
Moderator: Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz