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ABOUT SPACE UNGANA
 

JULY 9-21, 2023

OUR MISSION

The goal of the Omni Africa Space Research Education and Training Ungana (SPACE UNGANA) is to explore opportunities and challenges in the space industry ecosystem and identify strategies for building capacity to advance the African Space Agenda and Africa Union (AU) 2063 in particular.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
Space Ungana 2023 is a gathering of academics, advocates, policy makers, technocrats and industry leaders interested in advancing the development of space in Africa.

About Space Ungana
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ABOUT SPACE UNGANA

JULY 9-21, 2023

A Gathering of Space Advocates and Enthusiasts Committed to advancing Space for All. 

FUTURES FORUM +
DESERT TREK &  DESIGN DOJO + DESIGN IDEAFEST & HACKATHON

(JULY 10-12) The 3-day Futures Forum will feature selected keynotes, interactive sessions, panel discussions, research proposals and unique networking opportunities.

 

(JULY 13-18) The 5-day Desert Trek will include Site Visits to potential locations of OASEAS in Marsabit County across the lake from the 2,400 year old megalithic site used for star gazing by the ancient Cushites.  During this trek, we will also engage in a DESIGN DOJO (1 hour per day) with salons in design thinking and gaming to help explore how the OASEAS installation might emerge. 

(JULY 19 -21) The 3-day Design Ideafest &  Hackathon timed to commemorate International Moon Day will allow the team to undertake a pilot or simulation  of an online global design hackathon with up to ten teams from various institutions. 

Agenda
AGENDA  (JULY 9-12)
OASEAS RESEARCH, EDUCATION & TRAINING FUTURES FORUM

OPENING RECEPTION

Sun, 09 Jul

JKUAT 

ADVANCING THE SPACE AGENDA

Mon, 10 Jul

JKUAT 

ADVANCING
SPACE FOR THE SDGs

Tue, 11 Jul
JKUAT

ADVANCING SPACE SUSTAINABILITY

Wed, 12 Jul
JKUAT

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JULY 9-12
FUTURES FORUM
Jomo Kenyatta university of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT)

Registration
CALL FOR PRESENTERS
We have a few speaking opportunities left for the FUTURES FORUM live only and DESIGN DOJO online and DESIGN IDEAFEST & HACKATHON online.
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FORUM THEMES
Building Foundational Capacity 
Space for the SDGs
Space Settlement
Space Tourism
Space Traffic Management
PARTICIPATION FEES
 

Academic/NGO         $150

Industry                     $250

Student                      $75

Virtual Participation   $30

AGENDA  (JULY 13-18)
DESERT TREK &  DESIGN DOJO

 DESERT TREK

Thu, 13 Jul Marsabit

 DESIGN DOJO
Online

 DESERT TREK

Fri, 14 Jul Marsabit

 DESIGN DOJO
Online

 DESERT TREK

Sat, 15 Jul Marsabit

 DESIGN DOJO
Online

 DESERT TREK

Sun, 16 Jul Marsabit

 DESIGN DOJO
Online

 DESERT TREK

Mon, 17 Jul Marsabit

 DESIGN DOJO
Online

 DESIGN DOJO
Online

Tue, 18 Jul Nairobi

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JULY 13-18
DESERT TREK & DESIGN DOJO
@Marsabit & Online

 

Our Speakers

OUR SPEAKERS