Space For Women

When:
October 06, 2017 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Where:
United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 11
United Nations
in New York 10017

OPENING AND WELCOMING REMARKS
Mr. Jan Kickert, Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations (International Gender Champion)

KEYNOTE REMARKS
Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General, UN-Women
& Ms. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, UNOOSA (International Gender Champion)

KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Towards a gender equality approach to space exploration
Ms. Sandy Magnus, Executive Director, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, former NASA astronaut

PANEL DISCUSSION
Introduction by Mr. Jan Kickert, Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations Ambassador (International Gender Champion)
Ms. Carolina Vasquez, Minister for Science and Technology, Costa Rica
Mr. Jan Woerner, Director General, European Space Agency
Ms. Luisella Giulicchi, President, Women in Aerospace-Europe
Ms. Gabriela Ramos (video message), Chief of Staff, OECD
Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General, UN-Women
Ms. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, UNOOSA (International Gender Champion)

CLOSING REMARKS
Mr. Scott Kelly, United Nations Champion for Space, former NASA astronaut