PLAnetary SUStainability 21: Challenges, Opportunities and Necessities
The workshop connected space & global sustainability, key space actors and sustainability thinkers and took place on Thursday 29/4/21 9-17 CET online.
View the recordings here.
09:00-9:05 Opening: Natália Archinard (Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs)
09:05-9:30 Planetary Sustainability: the concept (Andreas Losch with André Galli, University of Bern & Xiao-Shan Yap, EAWAG/University of Utrecht)
09:30-10:00 Planetary Boundaries and Limits to Growth (Christian Berg, Club of Rome)
10:00-10:25 Earth-Space Sustainability (Xiao-Shan Yap, EAWAG/University of Utrecht)
10:40-11:25 Environmental challenges: Space Debris, Megaconstellations, and the Preservation of our Night Sky (Thomas Schildknecht, University of Bern)
11:25-11:45 Active Space Debris removal (Luc Piguet, ClearSpace SA)
11:45-12:05 Space Sustainability Rating (Nikolai Khlystov, World Economic Forum)
12:05-12:10 Words of welcome from our host (Mathias Wirth, University of Bern)
12:10-13:30 Lunch Break (with the option for 1:1 sessions)*
13:30-14:30 Challenges and Opportunities I
- Space can do more for Earth (Gaetan Petit, Space4Impact)
- Space Resources & Innovation (Dovilé Matuleviciute, Luxembourg Space Agency)
14:45-16:15 Challenges and Opportunities II
- Forward to the Moon: Europe’s exploration program Terrae Novae and Artemis (Stefaan De Mey, European Space Agency)
- Sustainable Space Logistics (Emmanuelle David, EPFL)
- Biological Challenges in Space (Oliver Ullrich, University of Zurich)
16:30-17:00 Planetary Sustainability: Moving Forward (Panel with Christian Berg, Stefaan de Mey, Nikolai Khlystov, Dovilé Matuleviciute and Thomas Schildknecht, moderated by Xiao-Shan Yap and Andreas Losch )
17:00-18:00 Free (Option for 1:1 sessions*)
*The platform we use offers the option to schedule 1:1 meetings with other registered participants on the platform. You are welcome to use this function.
Think big. Think connected. Think planetary. Act Sustainably.