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APRSAF-23

Space Education Working Group

SE WG proposed outline (PDF)

Co-Chairs:
Dr. Josette T. Biyo: Director, Science Education Institute (SEI-DOST), Philippines
Mr. Nozomu Sakuraba: Director, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Japan

Time Agenda Items
Day 1 (15 November)
9:00 - 9:25 1. Opening of the session
9:25 - 9:30 2. Adoption of the agenda
9:30 - 10:30 3. General exchange of views on space education (country update)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break + Group Photo
11:00 - 12:15 3. General exchange of views on space education (country update) - cont'd
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 - 13:45 4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
  4-a Water Rocket Event
13:45 - 14:30 4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
  4-b Poster Contes
14:30 - 14:45 4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
  4-c Space Education Seminar
14:45 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30 4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people - cont'd
  4-c Space Education Seminar
15:30 - 16:00 4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
  4-d Other activities
Day 2 (16 November)
9:00 - 9:05 Opening of the session of Day 2
9:05 - 9:55 5. Enrichment of space education through sharing of teaching materials
9:55 - 10:25 6. Other matters
10:25 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 6. Other matters - cont'd
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 6. Other matters - cont'd
14:00 - 14:40 4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
  4-b Poster Contest
14:40 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 16:00 7. Observations and recommendations
16:00 - 16:15 8. Closing of the session

<Day 1>   November 15, 2016

Time Title Speaker
1. Opening of the session
9:00 - 9:05 Welcome remarks by the Co-Chairs Dr. Josette T. Biyo (SEI-DOST) Mr. Nozomu Sakuraba (JAXA)
9:05 - 9:10 General Introduction and Guidance Co-chairs
9:10 - 9:25 Self Introduction by each country/organization All
2. Adoption of the agenda
9:25 - 9:30 Adoption of the agenda Co-chairs
3. General exchange of views on space education (country updates)
9:30 - 10:30 Space education activities in India Dr. Gowrisankar/Dr. Rajeev, ISRO, India
Space Education Activities in Indonesia Mr. Jasyanto, Head of Public Relations Division, LAPAN, Indonesia
JAXA's Best Practices of Space Education in 2016 Ms. Kaori Sasaki, Manager, Space Education Center, JAXA, Japan
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break + Group Photo
11:00 - 12:15 Angkasa Space Education Program 2016 Mr. Mohd Ridhuan Ismail, Science Officer, National Planetarium, Malaysian National Space Agency Ministry Of Science Technology And Innovation, Malaysia
Space education awareness Activities in Nepal 2016 Mr. Dhruba Adhikary, Nepal Scientific Activities and Research Center (NESARC), Nepal
Philippine Space Science Education Program Mr. Juan Antonio R. Tuazon, Senior Science Research Specialist, Science Education Institute – Department of Science and Technology, Philippines
Partnership scenario of space education in Thailand Mrs. Ganigar Chen, Director of Office of the Public Awareness of Science, National Science Museum, Thailand
Space education in Vietnam 2016 Prof. Doan Minh Chung , Vietnam
Space education in Australia and IAC2017 Mr. Brett Biddington, Chief Executive, IAC2017 in Adelaide
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch Break
4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
4-a Water Rocket Event
13:15 - 13:45 Briefing and results of APRSAF-23 Water Rocket Event by the Secretariat of the SEWG Mr. Mark Ivan Roblas, Science Research Specialist II, Science Education Institute - Department of Science and Technology, Philippines
Discussion: Next APRSAF Water Rocket Event All
4-b Poster Contest
13:45 - 14:30 Briefing and preparation for the APRSAF Poster Contest Mr. Yuki Ishida (Secretariat)
Discussion: Next APRSAF Poster Contest Theme and Possible development of a calendar for 2017 All
4-c Space Education Seminar
14:30 - 14:45 Report on Space Education Seminar in August 2016, Malaysia Mr. Mohd Ridhuan Ismail, Science Officer, National Planetarium, Malaysian National Space Agency Ministry Of Science Technology And Innovation, Malaysia
14:45 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30 Report on Space Education Seminar in February 2016, Philippines Mr. Juan Antonio R. Tuazon, Senior Science Research Specialist, Science Education Institute – Department of Science and Technology, Philippines
Discussion: Space Education Seminar in 2017 All
4-d Other activities
15:30 - 15:45 Report on APRSAF-23 CanSat competition Mr. Mark Ivan Roblas, Science Research Specialist II, Science Education Institute - Department of Science and Technology, Philippines
15:45 - 16:00 Summary of Day 1 Co-chairs

<Day 2>   November 16, 2016

Time Title Speaker
Opening of the session of Day 2
9:00 - 9:05 Report of the Day 1 Co-chairs
5. Enrichment of space education through sharing of teaching materials
9:05 - 9:55 Train your communication skill with astronaut! Ms. Kaori Sasaki, Manager, Space Education Center, JAXA, Japan
Space Science Program Curriculum Development in the Philippines Ms. Leah Raquel Lopido Regulus SpaceTech Inc., Philippines
6. Other matters
9:55 - 10:25 Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) in Asia-Pacific Region to grow sustainable space networks Mr. Zihua Zhu, Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator, Space Generation Advisory Council
Public Education In LAPAN Related To March 9, 2016 Total Solar Eclipse Mr. Aries Kurniawan, the Head of Sumedang Space Observation, LAPAN, Indonesia
10:25 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 Balloon Atmosphere Competition (KOMBAT) to Observe the Maritime and Atmosphere Mr Ginaldi Ari Nugroho, the researcher of Atmospheric Sciences and Technology Center, Indonesia
Educational Activities in JSF Mr. Toichi Sakata, President, Japan Space Forum, Japan
Ten years of Experiences on SE Working Group of APRSAF Mr. Krishna Raj Adhikary, Chairman, Nepal Scientific Activities and Research Center (NESARC), Nepal
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 Capacity Building in Space technology through Small Satellite Development and Ground Station Operation in the Philippines Dr. Marc Caesar Reyes Talampas, Assistant Professor, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines
Junior Spaceguard Ms. Kanpatom Kasonsuwan, Researcher, Learning center for Earth Science and Astronomy, Thailand
Lessons Learned on International Scientific and Educational CubeSat Mission Mr. Jordan Vannitsen, CEO, Odysseus, Taiwan
International education opportunities with the Twinkle Space Mission Mr. Max Joshua, Business Development Manager, Blue Skies Space Ltd., UK
Space Challenge Competition Ms. Lynette Tan, Director, Singapore Space and Technology Association, Singapore
4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
4-b Poster Contest
14:00 - 14:40 Report by the Secretariat of the Working Group on the results of the selection of winners Mr. Yuki Ishida (Secretariat)
Review and approval of the results All
Award Ceremony All
14:40 - 15:00 Coffee Break
7. Observations and recommendations
15:00 - 16:00 Review of the draft and discussion All
8. Closing of the session
16:00 - 16:15 Closing of the session Co-chairs/All

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