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African Space Week 2021

March 20 8:00 am March 26 5:00 pm SAST

Organised by the African Union Commission and the Kenya Space Agency, the first African Space Week will bring together all the stakeholders in the African space industry for five days to consolidate African outer space efforts.

The conference will include Agora Talks, keynote speeches, interactive sessions, plenaries, panel discussions, parallel working groups, side-events, and exhibitions. Earth observation, navigation and positioning, satellite communication, and astronomy and space science will be discussed under five themes:

  • Policy, strategy, law and regulation;
  • Governance, partnerships, funding and all resources mobilisation mechanisms;
  • Synergy for efficient programmes development and implementation on services;
  • Capacity building and utilisation (infrastructure and human capital development) with a focus on academia;
  • Private sector: challenges and opportunities.

Contact: Adiatou Fatty, fattya@africa-union.org or Meshack Kinyua Ndiritu, NdirituM@africa-union.org

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