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The Sixth UNISEC-Global Meeting
November 19-21, 2018, Strasbourg, France

1. Purpose

Inheriting from the founding vision of creating a world where space science & technology are available by every country for the benefit of humankind in November 2013, and taking note of its Permanent Observer Status to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS), UNISEC-Global for its 6th Meeting is seeking the following purposes:

  • To evaluate and follow the successful results at the 5th UNISEC-Global Meeting in December 2017 at Sapienza - University of Rome, Rome , Italy,
  • To learn and apply ISU's diversity and dynamism for future UNISEC-Global activities, by taking an opportunity of holding the 6th Meeting at ISU,
  • To identify the 17 Goals for UN Sustainable Development for possible contributions by UNISEC-Global, and to try to find a way of how to connect these identifies goals with UNISEC-Global's programs,
  • In commemoration of the 5th anniversary of UNISEC-Global, to evaluate the past achievements of UNISEC-Global for a future direction,
  • To strengthen the Mission Idea Contest (MIC) with particular emphasis to satisfy Sustainable Development Goals.

2. Important Date

July, 2018:Online Registration Open
July, 2018:Exhibition Manual Uploaded
September 30, 2018:Due of VISA application Submission
November 19-21, 2018:The 6th UNISEC Global Meeting
5th Mission Idea Contest for Micro/Nano Satellite Utilization (Nov 19, 2018)
Abstract dueMay 17, 2018
NotificationJuly 3, 2018
Final paper dueSept 10, 2018

3. Venue

International Space University (ISU)
1 Rue Jean-Dominique Cassini, 67400 Illkirch-Graffenstaden, Strasbourg, France

See Map(Google Map)

Access to ISU and Accommodation
The nearest hotel is 7Hotel&Fitness.
Please make use of the discounted hotel reservation that runs until the 7th of September. It includes a reduced fee of 85 Euro per night and a reduced buffet breakfast of 8 Euro instead of 15 Euro. Note that this does not cover the city tax per guest per day. Follow the link.
(Please contact the hotel by email, mentioning that you will attend the conference at ISU. <7Hotel&Fitness <contact(at)7hotel.fr>)

4. Registration & Fees

Click here for Registration

Registration Fees
CategoryOnline (Till Oct 31)Onsite(After Nov1)
Students (UNISEC, MIC) ¥19,800 (about €150)€200
Other Students¥26,400 (about €200)€250
Professionals (UNISEC, MIC, ISU)**¥39,600 (about €300)€350
Other Professionals¥52,800 (about €400)€450
HEPTA-Sat Training (Nov 22-23)¥46,200 (about €350)€400

Gala Dinner participation is closed on Nov 12.

The registration fee covers the fees of light breakfast, lunch, coffee with snacks during the meeting, as well as a reception cost.
The fee is based on the exchange rate of ¥132/€ as of July 13, 2018.

Note:

  • 'Student' means any person currently registered on a full-time programme.
  • 'UNISEC students' means a person currently registered on a full-time programme and registered on any local chapters or preparatory committees for local chapters.
  • 'ISU' means any ISU alum (SSP, MSS, SHSSP), lecturer/faculty
  • 'UNISEC Professionals' means a person and a corporate member currently registered on any local chapters or preparatory committees for local chapter.
  • "MIC" means all applicants and coordinators for the 5th Mission Idea Contest for Micro/Nano Satellite Utilization
  • Please contact <hepta(at)unisec.jp> for HEPTA-Sat Training.
Cancellation policy
- Up to the end of SeptemberNo cancellation fee
(except handling charge)
- October 1 (Mon) - 15 (Mon)30% cancellation fee
- October 16 (Tue) - November 9 (Fri)50% cancellation fee
- November 10 (Sat) - 19 (Mon)100% cancellation fee

● Exhibition fee and Sponsorship: Please contact UNISEC-Global Office.
<secretariat(at)unisec-global.org>

5. Program

Final Program

HEPTA-Sat Training Short Course

Day 1 - November 19th (Monday)
Registration and Welcome Refreshments
Opening Ceremony
MC: Chris Welch - International Space University (ISU)
Opening Speech
Keynote Speech
Moderator: Chris Welch, ISU
CanSat and CubeSat History in Japan - How they started and contributed to education and technologies -Shinichi Nakasuka, University of Tokyo
My evolution from ISU 3I to BIRDS Program, a Cross-Border Inter-University Collaboration on Space Research and EducationMengu Cho, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Coffee/Tea Break
Sponsor/Exhibitor Presentation
Moderator: Nobuyuki Kaya, WaveArrays, Inc.
Canon Electronics Inc.Satch Hattori
Space BD Inc.Makoto Kanazawa
ICE CUBESHilde Stenuit
UNISEC-JapanKento Maeda
TSTI[Video] Jerry Sellers
ISUChris Welch
Lunch
The 5th Mission Idea Contest for Micro/Nano Satellite Utilization
Moderator: Tadadjeu Sokeng Ifriky, the University Space Centre of Montpellier
Overview of MIC5Herman Steyn, Stellenbosch University
Smallsat Ionosphere Exploration at Several Times and Altitudes (SIESTA)Duann Yi, National Central University, Kandi Anand Kaustubh, ISRO
Development of Microsatellite in Monitoring Initial Harmful Algae Bloom (HAB)Aik Kwan Tan, University Sains Malaysia (USM)
HERON - An Open Source Microbiology Experiment Platform in Low Earth Orbit AliHaydaroglu, Xi Lan, Kimberly Ren, University of Toronto
HEMERA-Constellation of passive SAR-based micro-satellites for a Master/Slave configurationAndrea Bellome, Giulia Broggi, Luca Collettini, Davide Di Ienno, Edoardo Fornari, University of Rome -La Sapienza
Mining Surveillance Application Using a CubeSat ConstellationLuke Hans van der Stokker, Francois Nicolaas Lombard, Stellenbosch University
Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Satellite (ASAL-SAT): A LoRa ground sensor network for easing life in Sub-Saharan Africa ASAL areas[Video] Kiruki Cosmas, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Coffee/Tea Break
MIC5 Poster Presentation
In-Situ Measurement of Material Degradation in SpaceJames Xie, Queen's Space Engineering Team
In-Orbit Assembly of Cube Satellites with Novel Docking TechniquesSamuel Low and Parekh Shalv Amit, Singapore Space and Technology Association
Satellite laser tracking system for aquatic organismsYuki Kakushi, Kindai University
Nile River Quality MonitoringAnas Mohamed and Mariz Dief, Zewail City for Science and Technology
South American Seismic Sensing Constellation Sánchez Olivera Francisco Javier, Benítez Vargas Osvaldo, López Sánchez Sebastián, Ramírez Alcántara MoisésInstituto Politecnico Nacional
Local Chapter and Regional Report
Moderator:Taiwo Tejumora, ISU
UNISEC-BulgariaStoil Ivanov, Sofia University
UNISEC-IndiaNikhil Riyaz, New Horizon College of Engineering
UNISEC-Bangladesh[Video] Raihana Shams Islam Antara, BRAC University
UNISEC-Egypt[Video] Ayman Kassem, Cairo University
MalaysiaNorilmi Amilia ismail, Universiti Sains Malaysia
LebanonAmin Haj-Ali, Lebanese International University
LuxemburgEdder Jose Rabadan Santana, The University of Luxemburg
SingaporeJonathan Hung, Singapore Space and Technology Association
MIC5 Award Ceremony and photo session
MC: Shinichi Nakasuka, University of Tokyo
Reception at Exhibition Hall of ISU
MC: Mengu Cho, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Day 2 - November 20th (Tuesday)
Registration and Welcome Refreshments
Local Chapter Report
Moderator: Edder Jose Rabadan Santana, The University of Luxemburg
UNISEC-TurkeyAlim Rustem Aslan, Istanbul Technical University
UNISEC-SARHerman Steyn, University of Stellenbosch
UNISEC-JapanMengu Cho, Kyushu Institute of Technology
UNISEC-ItalyFabio Santoni, Sapienza University of Rome
Coffee/Tea Break and Group Photo
Group Discussion Session (break-out session)
Moderator: Norilmi Amilia ismail, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Group Discussion OverviewRei Kawashima, UNISEC-Global
Group 1: Commercialization of ISS - How to open up the ISS utilization to the private sectorsRyuichi Sato, Space BD, Inc. (Assistant: Heloise Vertadier)
Group 2: Open Source Virtual SatelliteSatoshi Ikari, The University of Tokyo (Katie Harris)
Group 3: Follow up for BIRDS projectMengu Cho, Kyushu Institute of Technology (Sarah Halpin)
Group 4: Global Antenna Sharing ProjectRustem Aslan, Istanbul Technical University (Adi Rahamiomff)
Group 5: Commercialization of the Small Satellite ImageryAlice Pellegrino, Sapienza University of Rome (Abhishek Diggewadi)
Group 6: Global University Space Debris Observation Network (GUSDON)Fabio Santoni, Sapienza University of Rome (Kaluthantrige Don)
Group 7: Standardization of Electrical interface for Pico/Nano SatellitesOliver Ruf, Wurzburg University (Kuren M. Patel)
Group 8: Eco-system Development of HEPTA-SatStoil Ivanov, Sofia University and Masahiko Yamazaki (Scott Ritter)
Group 9: Design and Implementation of a Space Mission Concept DatabaseTadadjeu Sokeng Ifriky, the University Space Centre of Montpellier (Eoin Tuohy)
Group 10: Balancing Reliability and Cost; Towards Fostering Greater Mission Assurance for University CubeSats ProjectsTaiwo Tejumola, ISU (Marc Joseph Abi-Fadel)
Group Lunch
(Please follow assistants of each group)
Group Discussion
Coffee/Tea Break
Group Discussion Final Presentations
Moderator: Norilmi Amilia ismail, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Group Discussion Remarks
Acknowledgment of New Local Chapter
MC: Alim Rustem Aslan, Istanbul Technical University
ISU Facility Tour
Gala Dinner at Exhibition Hall of ISU
MC: Chris Welch, ISU
Day 3 - November 21st (Wednesday)
Registration and Welcome Refreshments
Invited Presentation
Moderator: Masahiro Nohmi, Shizuoka University
Small Satellite debris mitigation guidelines - a community effortRene Laufer, Baylor University
ISU Hydra Space Station PayloadsChris Welch, ISU
Coffee/Tea Break
Student Representative Presentations
Moderator: Stoil Ivanov, Sofia University
UNISEC-BulgariaIvan Mihov, Sofia University
UNISEC-IndiaNikhil Riyaz, New Horizon College of Engineering
UNISEC-ItalyAlice Pellegrino, Sapienza University of Rome
UNISEC-JapanNobuhiro Funabiki, University of Tokyo
UNISEC-SARFrancois Nicolaas Lombard and Luke Hans van der Stokker, Stellenbosch University
CanadaAli Haydaroglu and James Xie, University of Toronto
ISUJames Hurrell, ISU
UNISEC-Egypt[Video] Shady Ammar Ahmed, Cairo University
Argentina[Video] Talia Bessone, UTN-FRC
Lunch at Exhibition Hall of ISU
Student Session (All participants are welcomed)
Moderator: Alice Pellegrino
"Gender Equality in the Space Field"
Introduction (15 min), Guest Speech (30 min), Break-out Session (30 min)
Coffee/Tea Break
Student Session - Panel Discussion
Moderator: Alice Pellegrino
Panelist: Orr Cohen, ISU / Marc Abi-Fadel, ISU / Norilmi Amilia ismail, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Gender Equality in Academia and ResearchNorilmi Amilia Ismail, PhD, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Gender Equality in the Space FieldKyoko Oribe, Rocket System Department, IHI Aerospace Co., Ltd.
Closing Ceremony
MC: TBD
Sightseeing (optional) (TBD)

6. Exhibition

Exhibition Manual
Application Form
Please contact UNISEC-Global Office if you are interested.

Existing Exhibitors

7. Visa

Please check the following site and follow the instruction.
France-Visas The official visa website for France

Inivitation letter request form

Should you have any inquiries, please contact the local organizers.

8. Official Language

English

9. Sponsor Program

Please download Sponsor Program for the 6th UNISEC-Global Meeting.

10. Contact

UNISEC-Global OfficeLocal Organizing Committee
Ms. Rei Kawashima (Secretary General, UNISEC-Global)
c/o UNISEC, Central Yayoi 2F,
2-3-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0032, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5800-6645
Fax: +81-3-3868-2208
Email: secretariat(at)unisec-global.org
Prof. Chris Welch
INTERNATIONAL SPACE UNIVERSITY
1 rue Jean Dominique Cassini - Parc D'Innovation
67400 Illkirch Graffenstaden - France
Email: chris.welch(at)isunet.edu
Mr. Michio Ozawa
c/o UNISEC, Central Yayoi 2F,
2-3-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0032, Japan
Tel: +81-3-6231-4404
Fax: +81-3-3868-2208
Email: secretariat(at)unisec-global.org
Ms. Claire Byrski
INTERNATIONAL SPACE UNIVERSITY
1 rue Jean Dominique Cassini - Parc D'Innovation
67400 Illkirch Graffenstaden - France
Email: claire.byrski(at)isunet.edu

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September 21, 2018
We expect to share collected student representative profile forms during the upcoming event with a view to facilitating networking and discussion among student attendees. Please fill out the attached file and send it to us via unisecglobaloffice(at)gmail.com
word fileStudent Representative Profile Form

June 14, 2018
We will have a booth at UNISPACE+50 exhibition in Vienna in June 18-23, 2018.
The 6th UNISEC-Global Meeting poster is ready for presenting.
Please feel free to download.
UNIGLO6 Flyer

June 8, 2018
We are pleased to announce the sponsorship program.

March 8, 2018
We are pleased to announce that we will hold the 6th UNISEC-Global Meeting and 5th Mission Idea Contest at International Space University (ISU) in Nov 19-21, 2018.
ISU building


           


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