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The 21st Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-21)
~ Leap to the Next Stage: Delivering Innovative Ideas and Solutions ~

- APRSAF-21 Working Group Session and Plenary Session -

December 2-5, 2014
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)
Tokyo International Exchange Center (Plaza Heisei)

APRSAF-21 Working Group Sessions & Co-Chairs
SPACE APPLICATIONS
(SAWG)
Dr. Alexander Held (CSIRO)
Dr. Keiji Imaoka (JAXA)
Space Technology
(STWG)
Dr. V.K. Dadhwal (ISRO)
Mr. Yasuo Nakamura (JAXA)
Space Environment
Utilization (SEUWG)
Mr. Mhd Fairos Asillam (ANGKASA)
Mr. Jun Gomi (JAXA)
Space Education
(SEWG)
Dr. Rogel Mari D. Sese (DOST-SEI)
Mr. Eijiro Hirohama (JAXA)

Working Groups

Program

Venue: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan), Tokyo

TUESDAY, December 2, 2014
8:00 - 16:00  Registration
9:00  - 17:00 Exibits Open WORKING GROUPS ACTIVITIES
9:00  - 10:45 SPACE APPLICATIONS
Working Group
(SAWG)

(MIRAI CAN Hall)
SPACE TECHNOLOGY
Working Group
(STWG)

(Meeting Room 1)
SPACE ENVIRONMENT UTILIZATION
Working Group
(SEUWG)

(Innovation Hall)
SPACE EDUCATION
Working Group
(SEWG)

(Meeting Room 2)
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 SAWG STWG SEUWG SEWG
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:15 SAWG STWG SEUWG SEWG
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 SAWG STWG SEUWG

“Special Session on Space Medicine”

SEWG
18:00 - 19:10 New Cooperation Session (1) (Innovation Hall)
WEDNESDAY, December 3, 2014
8:00 - 16:00  Registration
9:00  - 17:00 Exibits Open WORKING GROUPS ACTIVITIES
9:00  - 10:45 SPACE APPLICATIONS
Working Group
(SAWG)

(MIRAI CAN Hall)
SPACE TECHNOLOGY
Working Group
(STWG)

(Meeting Room 1)
SPACE ENVIRONMENT UTILIZATION
Working Group
(SEUWG)

(Innovation Hall)

“Special Session on Space Exploration”

SPACE EDUCATION
Working Group
(SEWG)

(Meeting Room 2)
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 SAWG STWG SEUWG

Wrap Up

SEWG
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:15 SAWG STWG   SEWG
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 SAWG

Wrap Up

STWG

Wrap Up

  SEWG

Wrap Up

17:30 - 18:30 New Cooperation Session (2) (Innovation Hall)
17:30 Special Planetarium (Miraikan 6F)
19:00 ~ Welcome Reception hosted by MEXT & JAXA (@Symbol Zone)
 
APRSAF-21 Plenary General Co-Chairs
General Co-chairs Dr. Keisuke Isogai
 Deputy Director General
 Research and Development Bureau, MEXT
Dr. Yasushi Horikawa
 Previous Chairperson of UNCOPUOS,
 Technical Counselor, JAXA

Plenary

Program

Venue : Tokyo International Exchange Center (Plaza Heisei), Tokyo

THURSDAY, December 4, 2014
8:00  - 16:00 Registration
9:00  -  9:05 Opening Remarks Mr. Satoshi Tanaka
Director-General of the Research and Development Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
tanaka
9:05  -  9:20 Welcome Remarks Mr. Takashi Uto
Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
uto
Mr. Sadayuki Tsuchiya
Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
tsuchiya
Mr. Masato Nakamura
Deputy Director General, Office of National Space Policy, Cabinet Office
nakamura
9:20  -  9:30 Keynote Speech Dr. Yasushi Horikawa
Previous Chairperson of UNCOPUOS/Technical Counselor of JAXA
horikawa
9:30  -  9:50 Photo Session
9:50  -  9:55 Summary of APRSAF-20 Prof. Doan Minh Chung
Director, Space Technology Institute (STI), Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), VIETNAM
chung
9:55  - 10:00 Report by
APRSAF ExCom
Mr. Yoshinori Yoshimura
Chairman, APRSAF Executive Committee (ExCom)
yoshimura
10:00 - 11:00 Special Session (1) “Societal Needs and Space for Practical Applications”
Moderated by Dr. Alexander Held
(CSIRO/Australia)
held
Mr. Kiyofumi Konishi
(JICA/Japan)
konishi
Mr. Mohammad Arifzzaman Bhuyan
(BWDB/Bangladesh)
bhuyan
Mr. Naoto Matsuura
(JAXA/Japan)
matsuura
Dr. Orbita Roswintiarti
(LAPAN/Indonesia)
orbita
Dr. Renato Jr Umali Solidim
(PHIVOLCS/The Philippines)
solidim
11:00  - 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 - 12:20

(10 min./each)

Country Reports Ms. Jennifer Doyle
Manager, Space Coordination Office, Manufacturing Innovation Branch, Department of Industry (DOI), AUSTRALIA
doyle
Dr. V.K. Dadhwal
Distinguished Scientist & Director, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), INDIA
dadhwal
Prof. Dr. Thomas Djamaluddin
Chairman, National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN), INDONESIA
djamaluddin
Mr. Kiyoshi Higuchi
Senior Vice President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), JAPAN
higuchi
Dr. Meirbek Molodabekov
Deputy Chairman, Aerospace Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazcosmos), KAZAKHSTAN
molodabekov
Mr. Mhd Fairos Asillam
Head, Space Science Research Unit, Malaysia Space Center, National Space Agency of Malaysia (ANGKASA), MALAYSIA
fairos
12:20  - 13:40 Lunch Break (sponsored by NEC Corporation)
13:40  - 14:50

(10 min./each)

Country Reports Mr. Batbayar Vandansambuu
Director, Space and Radio Communication Department, Information Technology, Post and Telecommunication Authority, MONGOLIA
vandansambuu
Mr. Ahmed Syed Bilal
Chairman, Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), PAKISTAN
bilal
Mr. Raul C. Sabularse
Deputy Executive Director, Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), The PHILIPPINES
sabularse
Dr. Nammi Choe
Head of Policy Analysis Team, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), REPUBLIC of KOREA
choe
Mr. Kwoh Leong Keong
Director, Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP), National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE
kwoh
Mr. Salem Al Marri
Assistant Director General, Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
marii
Prof. Doan Minh Chung
Director, Space Technology Institute(STI), Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), VIETNAM
chung
14:50  - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30  - 16:10 Special Session (2) Space Exploration
“ISS and Beyond: Toward Global Space Exploration”
Moderated by Mr. Soichi Noguchi
(JAXA Astronaut/President, Association of Space Explorers)
noguchi
Mr. Mhd Fairos Asillam
(ANGKASA/Malaysia)
farios
Dr. Kritsachiai Somasaman
(NSTDA/Thailand)
somasaman
16:10  - 16:20 Special Presentations “Summary of the International Space Exploration Forum (ISEF)”
Mr. David Turner
Deputy Director, Office of Space and Advanced Technology, U.S. Department of State, the United States of America
turner
16:20  - 16:30 “Japan’s Space Exploration Strategy: An Interim Report from MEXT’s ISS-Space Exploration Committee”
Dr. Atsushi Sunami

Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), JAPAN
sunami
16:30  - 16:50 Special Session (3) Asia-Pacific Space Leaders Meeting (AP-SLM) Session ap-slm
16:50  - 17:40

(10 min./each)

Initiatives Reports “Sentinel Asia”
Mr. Takehisa Chiba

(JAXA/Japan)
chiba
“SAFE”
Mr. Ko Hamamoto

(JAXA/Japan)
hamamoto
“Climate R3”
Ms. Jennifer Doyle

(DOI/Australia)
doyle
“Kibo-ABC”
Mr. Helmy Hashim

(ANGKASA/Malaysia)
helmy
Reports by APRSAF Related Projects Summary of the 6th Asia Oceania Regional Workshop on GNSS
Mr. Hiroaki Tateshita
Secretariat of Multi-GNSS Asia
takeshita
FRIDAY, December 5, 2014
8:00  - 11:00 Registration
9:00   -  9:30 Presentation by International Orgainzations Ms. Shamika Sirimanne
Director, Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
sirimanne
Mr. Osamu Ochiai
Scientific and Technical Officer, Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Secretariat
ochiai
Mr. Kiyoshi Higuchi
President, International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
higuchi
9:30   - 10:00 Space Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region “The Current U.S. Civil Space Activities in A/P Region on GNSS”
Mr. David Turner
Deputy Director, Office of Space and Advanced Technology, U.S. Department of State, the United States of America
turner
“UK - A New Approach to an International Partnership in Space”
Mr. Chris Lee
Head of International Space Policy, Space Policy Department, UK Space Agency, the United Kingdom
lee
"Japan's Space Diplomacy and Space Cooperation in the Asia Pacific Region”
Mr. Takao Imafuku
Director, Space Policy Division, Foreign Policy Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), JAPAN
imafuku
10:00  - 10:40

(10 min./each)

Working Group Reports Co-chairs of Space Applications Working Group sa
Co-chairs of Space Technology Working Group st
Co-chairs of Space Environment Utilization Working Group seu
Co-chairs of Space Education Working Group se
10:40  - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10  - 11:45 Adoption of Recommendations of APRSAF-21
11:45  - 11:55 Announcement of APRSAF-22 ann_ap22
11:55  - 12:00 Closing Remarks closing_remarks
12:00  - 13:30 Lunch
14:00  - 19:00 Technical Tour Tsukuba Space Center
SATURDAY, December 6 – SUNDAY, December 7, 2014
  Technical Tour Tanegashima Space Center

- APRSAF Activities & Related Project -

Date Time Event Place
29-30 November 2014   Water Rocket Event Nihon University
1 December 2014 9:00 - 17:00 SAFE Initiative Workshop Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan (RESTEC)
1 December 2014 9:00 - 17:00 Kibo-ABC Initiative Workshop Miraikan
2 December 2014 18:30 ~ New Cooperation Session Miraikan
2-5 December 2014   Poster Contest Miraikan, Plaza Heisei
2-5 December 2014   Exhibition Miraikan, Plaza Heisei
3 December 2014 19:00~ Reception Miraikan
5 December 2014 14:00 - 19:00 (TBD) Technical Tour Tsukuba Space Center
6-7 December 2014   Technical Tour Tanegashima Space Center

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