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APRSAF-25

Meeting Details

Dates

November 6-9, 2018

Venue

Sheraton Towers Singapore
39 Scotts Road, Singapore, 228230, Singapore

Theme

Innovative Space Technology for Evolving Needs

Organizers

The 25th session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-25) will be co-organized by the following organizations:

Singapore: Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA)
Japan: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT)
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Overall Schedule of the APRSAF-25

Plenary and Working Groups
Dates Event Venue
6-9 November 2018 APRSAF-25
- 6-7 November
   Working Group Sessions
- 8-9 November
   Plenary Session
Sheraton Towers Singapore
APRSAF Activities & APRSAF Related Projects
Dates Event Venue
2-4 November 2018 Water Rocket Event 2 Nov 2018: Bunc Hostel
3 Nov 2018: Temasek Junior College (TJC)
4 Nov 2018: Bedok South Secondary School (BSSS)
5 November 2018 SAFE Workshop Nanyang Technological University
6 November 2018 Kibo-ABC Workshop Sheraton Towers Singapore
Academic Space Policy Workshop
6-9 November 2018 Poster Contest
Exhibition
8 November 2018 25th Anniversary Event of APRSAF:
“Space Women in Asia Pacific region”

Plenary Session

The Plenary Session of the APRSAF-25 will be held from 8 to 9 November 2018.

The General Co-Chairs are:

Mr. Kong Hwee Tan
  Executive Director, Transport Engineering,
  Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)
Ms. Mami Oyama
  Deputy Director General, Research and Development Bureau,
  Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT),
  Japan

Working Groups

Prior to the Plenary Session, the following working group sessions will take place in parallel from 6 to 7 November 2018. The concept notes for four working groups and initiatives are on:
APRSAF-25 Working Groups

Participants who wish to give a presentation are requested to send abstracts (approximately 400 words in length) to the APRSAF Secretariat when registering.
APRSAF-25 Registration

The Working Group Co-Chairs are listed below:

Space Applications Working Group (SAWG):
Mr. Leong Keong Kwoh Director, the Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP)
Mr. Naoto Matsuura Senior Chief Officer of Satellite Applications, JAXA
Space Technology Working Group (STWG):
Prof. Kay Soon Low Professor, National University of Singapore /
Director, Satellite Technology and Research Centre (STAR)
Mr. Ryoichi Imai Vice President / Director General of Research and Development Directorate, JAXA
Space Environment Utilization Working Group (SEUWG):
Mr. Cheng Hai Tan Executive Committee Member, Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA)
Mr. Fumiaki Tanigaki Associate Senior Researcher, Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Utilization Center, Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate, JAXA
Space Education Working Group (SEWG):
Dr. Rogel Mari Sese Program Leader, National Space Development Program
Dr. Nozomu Sakuraba Director, Space Education Office (Space Education Center), JAXA

APRSAF Activities

i. SAFE Initiative Workshop
Date: 5 November 2018
Reference: http://www.eorc.jaxa.jp/SAFE/

<Contact for further information>
Mr. Kohei Kawamura
E-mail: Z-SAFEml.jaxa.jp TEL: +81-50-3362-6386

ii. Kibo-ABC Initiative Workshop
Date: 6 November 2018
Reference: http://www.aprsaf.org/initiatives/kibo_abc/

<Contact for further information>
Mr. Kazuo Umezawa
E-mail: Kibo-ABCaprsaf.org TEL: +81-50-3362-2669

iii. Water Rocket Event
Co-organizers: SSTA and JAXA
Date: 2-4 November 2018
Venue: TBD
Reference: Outline
Competition Guideline
Application Process

<Contact for further information>
Ms. Ayako Uchida
ap_wre_eduml.jaxa.jp TEL: +81-50-3362-6438

iv. Poster Contest
Theme: “My Home in Space”
Co-organizers: SSTA and JAXA
Date: 6-9 November 2018
Reference: Rules

<Contact for further information>
Ms. Ayako Uchida
ap_poster_eduml.jaxa.jp TEL: +81-50-3362-6438

v. APRSAF-25 Exhibition
Date: 6-9 November 2018
Venue: Ballroom Foyer, Sheraton Towers Singapore
Application / Details: APRSAF-25 Exhibition

<Contact for further information>
Ms. Jermaine Tan
sstaspace.org.sg (CC to aprsaf25aprsaf.org)

Point of Contact for APRSAF-25

Ms. Yuki Tanaka, APRSAF-25 Secretariat
c/o Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Ochanomizu Sola City, 4−6 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-8008, Japan
E-mail: aprsaf25aprsaf.org TEL: +81-50-3362-5880

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