The conference “Space Technologies: Present and Future” was established by Ukrainian space industry organizations, including Yuzhnoye State Design Office (Yuzhnoye SDO), Yuzhmash Plant, and State Space Agency of Ukraine. It is held under the aegis of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA).
The 5th bi-annual conference takes place this year on May 19-21 in wonderful Palace of Students, former Potyomkin palace and heritage of XVIII century architecture, currently owned by Dnipropetrovsk National University.
The list of sponsors has widely extended this year comparing to the 4th Conference in 2013, and includes Robert and Virginia Heinlein Prize Trust, Macedonia-based Mikrosam, Fuchs Management Training of Germany, American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, and long-standing Yuzhnoye SDO partner Orbital ATK.
The 4th International Conference “Space Technologies: Present and Future", which was held on April 17-19, 2013, gathered about 300 participants – eminent developers, world-recognized scientists, space industry executives, and enthusiastic young specialists from 22 countries.
High-level organization and hospitality of Yuzhnoye SDO (developer of Zenit, Cyclone family of launchers, Dnepr rocket, Antares first stage, wide range of rocket and satellite components, etc.) has also attracted this year much attention throughout local and worldwide space companies and organizations.
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