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Wednesday, February 3 • 11:15 - 11:50
Panel - Governments Role and Space Policy

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Ram Jakhu

Associate Professor, McGill Institute of Air and Space Law
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David Kendall

Chair, UN COPUOS (2016-17), Canadian Space Agency

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Estelle Chou

Senior Policy Advisor and Licensing Officer, Global Affairs Canada
Estelle Chou is Senior Policy and Licensing Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFATD) where she oversees, since 2010, the licensing of remote sensing space systems pursuant to Canada’s Remote Sensing Space Systems Act. In that context, she analyses the security and commercial aspects of Canadian systems proposals and operations, enforces compliance with operating licences and provides information and... Read More →
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Michel Doyon

Manager, Flight Operation, Canadian Space Agency
Michel Doyon is the Flight Operations Manager in the Satellite Operations, Infrastructures and applications directorate at the Canadian Space Agency. He joined the Canadian Space Agency in 1998 as a control systems engineer and occupied several functions within the Space Technology Sector namely as regards Space Technology Development. Since 2009, he manages satellites under the responsibility of the CSA (RADARSAT-1 until 2014, SCISAT, NEOSSAT... Read More →


Director, Space Services Operations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Suzanne Lambert has 27 years of experience in spectrum management, working in the Department of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada, formerly Industry Canada.  Throughout her career, she occupied various positions, where she developed technical regulatory standards, participated actively in the review of the Radiocommunication Regulations in the 1990s, developped mobile system standards.  She was manager, mobile... Read More →
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Gary McQueen

Vistara Consulting
Gary has a background of over 20 years of experience in engineering, business, and military. He has achieved success in a variety of areas, particularly in leadership and management, analysis, strategic planning, and team building. He has often been relied on to focus diverse teams to succeed in tackling complex multi­disciplinary issues. Current areas of research relating to space include government-industry cooperation and space debris.
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Lucien Rapp

University Toulouse1-Capitole (France) - SIRIUS (Space Institute for Research on Innovative Uses of Satellites)
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Wilfred So

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes)
Wilfred’s work involves the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, as well as industrial designs. His work also involves patentability reviews and dealing with issues of infringement and validity. He advises on patent filing strategy and has helped clients build patent portfolios from the ground up. He also conducts due diligence reviews for patent portfolios.   Wilfred’s practice includes servicing clients with... Read More →
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Charity Weeden

President, Lquinox Consulting LLC
Charity Weeden is President of Lquinox Consulting LLC and Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. As the Principal Consultant for Lquinox, she brings two decades of experience as an operator, manager and diplomat for air and space applications in the Canadian Armed Forces. Most recently as an Embassy Attaché for Air and Space Operations, she was responsible for engaging the U.S. Government, industry, and the Embassy community on space... Read More →

Wednesday February 3, 2016 11:15 - 11:50
Champagne Ballroom 45 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON M5E 1W2

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