Strategic Space Law Intensive Program

Strategic Space Law Intensive Program Strategic Space Law Intensive Program
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    Ms Maria D'Amico
    Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University
    phone: 1-514-398-5095

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The McGill University Institute of, and Centre for Research in, Air and Space Law, in partnership with the University of Adelaide Law School, is pleased to present the first ever Strategic Space Law Program. The aim of the program is to provide a unique opportunity for lawyers and other professionals in the defence services, international relations, government, international organisations, law firms, consulting firms and industry around the world to study space law in a strategic context. The Montreal program will be run as a one-week intensive, interdisciplinary, interactive workshop (non-assessable) at the Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University in October 2014. Thereafter, the program will be repeated in the form of a graduate course (assessable for academic credit) at the University of Adelaide Law School during the first semester of 2015. On both occasions, the substantive content of the program will be the same and will be delivered by world-class academics, legal and policy advisors and subject-matter experts drawn from government, civil society (including academia) and commerce.


  • 23 core lectures from experts on the principles and concepts involved in the various disciplines that touch on Strategic Space Law.
  • Hands-on workshops and practical exercises linked to lectures, on topics such as space traffic management, military use of spectrum, space debris and simulated legal, policy and commercial problem-solving and debate.
  • Social and other networking activities.
  • Professional visits to relevant sites (may include the Canadian Space Agency and Woomera launch site in South Australia).

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