8 October: Europe‐Japan Space Forum
EU News 390/2014
The Europe‐Japan Space Forum will bring together policymakers and the Japanese and European industry and research community to explore opportunities for closer cooperation in space. The Forum will take place back‐to‐back with the first official EU‐Japan Space Dialogue co‐chaired by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European External Action Service/European Commission, with participation of the European Space Agency, the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, the Japanese Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Ministry Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and others.
The Forum will look at the scientific, business and policy perspective for the partnership between Europe and Japan on space. Where have the European Union and Japan succeeded? How can they strengthen the cooperation in the areas of exploration and access to space; in Earth observation and related applications. What is the industry perspective? What are the space security challenges? The Forum will examine the potential and the future directions for Europe‐Japan space cooperation.
Date & Time Wednesday 8 October 2014, 14h00 – 20h00, with a Networking Cocktail from 18h00
Place Delegation of the European Union to Japan ‐ Europa House 4‐6‐28 Minami‐Azabu, Minato‐ku, Tokyo 106‐0047, Japan MAP
Organized by Delegation of the European Union to Japan
Supported by The EU‐Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Language English / Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)
Participation Free of charge; pre‐registration required