Category: International Astronautical Congress

Save the dates: IAC 2020, IAC 2021, IAC 2022, IAC 2023

Dear IAF Community, On Wednesday 3 June 2020, an extraordinary session of the Bureau of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) was chaired by Pascale Ehrenfreund, IAF President. Following the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the IAF Bureau reviewed and approved the updated calendar of the forthcoming editions of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). You are …

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A virtual IISL Colloquium and Moot Court in 2020

The IISL Board of Directors held a telco on 26 April 2020. It was preceded by the decision of the International Astronautical Federation of 23 April 2020 to hold the 2020 International Astronautical Congress as a cyber-event from 12 to 14 October 2020 and to move the already confirmed IACs for one year, now scheduling …

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All IAF events postponed – including IAC 2020

We regret to inform you that IAC will not take place this year. The IISL Board is currently assessing the consequences for the IISL Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space and the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.  Stay tuned for further announcements. 

IISL Study Group on Different Approaches to Space Law – Applications closed

The call for participation in the IISL Study Group on Different Approaches to Space Law and the Relationship between Space Law and Public International Law is now closed. The group will be set up under the Directorate of Studies and will be the focus of a colloquia session in IAC 2021 (Paris). Members who have …

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IISL Proceedings 2018

The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.    This volume contains the proceedings of the 61st Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held in Bremen, Germany in October 2018, including the Joint IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programme and the Joint IISL-IAF …

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IISL Proceedings 2017

The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.    This volume contains the proceedings of the 60th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held in Adelaide, Australia, in September 2017, including the Joint IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programme and the Joint IISL-IAF …

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Have a look at our photos of the 70th International Astronautical Congress

We are publishing a selection of photos taken during the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington DC in October 2019.  You can view the photo galleries for the 2019 IISL Gala Dinner and the 2019 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition below.  Photo credits © Dikaios Pang

Eleventh Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law 2019

Each year since 2009, at the International Astronautical Congress, the Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law is presented by a leading expert on space law. The 2019 Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law was presented at the IISL colloquium during the IAC in Washington D.C., United States. It was given by Setsuko Aoki and entitled …

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Inaugural Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law 2009

Each year since 2009, at the International Astronautical Congress, the Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law is presented by a leading expert on space law. The Inaugural Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law was presented in 2009 at the IISL colloquium during the IAC in Daejeon, Korea. It was given by V.S. Vereshchetin and entitled …

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Tenth Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law 2018

Each year since 2009, at the International Astronautical Congress, the Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law is presented by a leading expert on space law. The 2018 Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law was presented at the IISL colloquium during the IAC in Bremen, Germany. It was given by Marco Ferrazzani and entitled Space Law and …

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