Asia in Space: Cooperation or Competition?

When: Thursday, October 25, 2012

Where: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

The Secure World Foundation (SWF) and the Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (ACDIS) co-hosted a panel discussion on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 12 PM to 2 PM: the discussion brought experts together to assess the current state of play in space, especially amongst Asian powers. The event also examined how that play affects regional security issues, as well as international cooperative efforts to promote the long-term sustainable use of space. Moderated by SWF DC Office Director Victoria Samson, the panel of experts included:

  • Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy, University of Illinois - Champaign/Urbana
  • Dr. Joan Johnson-Freese, Naval War College
  • Dr. Asif Siddiqi, Fordham University
  • Dr. Kazuto Sazuki, University of Hokkaido and Princeton University (presentation)

An audio recording of the event (1hr 48min mp3) can be found here.


Last updated on December 11, 2013