4th Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law
8 Oct 2009 (updated 3 Dec 2009)

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

REGISTER AT: http://www.spacelaw.olemiss.edu/Galloway_Event_2009_Registration.html


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


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

Moderator: Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz

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, Kiev

11:15 - 11:30 Break

11:30 - 12:45 Peaceful Purposes and Uses Applied

Moderator: Mrs 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 - 14:00 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 and Dr Jonathan F. Galloway

14:00 - 15:15 Peaceful Purposes and Uses: Lessons Learned and Moving Forward

Moderator: Mrs Tanja Masson-Zwaan

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

15:15 - 15:30 Break

15:30 - 16:30 Discussion

Moderator: Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz

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