IAA Academy Days

IAA Academy Day - Overview

In conjunction with large conference or not, the International Academy of Astronautics  is organizing regularly a single day program named Academy Day. These events may be in cooperation with National Academies and may include lunch and dinner. When the program is established, registration is available on the IAA online shop.

IAA Academy Day - COSPAR

IAA Academy Day will be held in Sydney, Australia on January 28, 2021 at the occasion of the 43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly (28 January – 04 February 2021, Sidney, Australia)

IAA Academy Day - IAC

Academy Day
International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC)
Dubai, UAE
Sheikh Maktoum A Room

Sunday 24 October 2021

Tentative Program

13h00 Opening of the Academy Day, John Schumacher, IAA President,

13h15 31st IAA Regular Meeting (restricted access) and Induction of the 2021-2023 Board of Trustees

14h15 End of Restricted Meeting

14h20 Indian Space Programs and future plans, Kailasavadivoo Sivan, Chairman ISRO, and IAA Vice-President, India

15h20 Antares Program, Laurels for Team Achievements 2021, Dan Van Hulle, Program Product Manager, Northrop Grumman, USA, and Oleg Ventskovsky, Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Ukraine

16h00 Romanian Space Programs and Overview of the Space Systems as Critical Infrastructure study and conferences, Marius-Ioan Piso, President & CEO, Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) and IAA Vice President, Romania

17h00 End of Session

18h30 Cocktails (in advance registration) Dubai, UAE

19h00 Induction Ceremonies for Newly Elected IAA Academicians (in advance registration) Dubai, UAE

20h00 Awards Gala Dinner (in advance registration) Dubai, UAE

22h30 End

IAA Academy Day - USA

An Academy Day in USA is planned in 2021. Detailed information will be announced later.

IAA Academy Day - China


Academy Day

International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

Friday, November 27nd 2020   Beijing, China

 ChairMr. Wang Yiran, Executive of IAA Studies Center


14h00 Opening Address
14h05 Report on “The 21st Century Memorandum of Mankind” by Prof. Xu Guanhua, Full Member of IAA & Academician of CAS
14h35 Report on “Progress and Prospect of China’s Space Science Satellite Program” by Prof. Wang Chi, Corresponding Member of IAA & Academician of CAS
15h05 Report on “Space Life Sciences and Public Health” by Prof. Deng Yulin, Full Member of IAA & Chair of Space Life Sciences Commission of IAA
15h35 Video Report on “Handbook for Post-Mission Disposal of Satellites Less Than 100kg” by Prof. Peter Martinez, Full Member of IAA
15h55 Coffee Break
16h10 Report on “Legal issues in the utilization of space mineral resources” by Prof. Liu Jizhong, Full Member of IAA
16h45 Report on “Large-scale, low-cost space entry technology and strategy” by Prof. Lu Yu, Full Member of IAA &, Co-Editor of IAA Acta Astronautica Journal
17h15 Report on “The Key Technology of Deep Space Gravitational Wave Detection Scientific Satellite” by Prof. Wu Shufan, Newly Elected Corresponding Member of IAA
17h45 Adjournment
IAA Academy Day - Europe

An Academy Day in Europe is planned in 2021. Detailed information will be announced later.