Space Security Conference 2012: Laying the Groundwork for Progress
Monday, April 09, 2012
SWF-UNIDIR Space Conference 2012: Laying the Groundwork for Progress was a collaboration of the Secure World Foundation and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, with support from The Simons Foundation and the governments of the People's Republic of China, The Russian Federation, and the United States of America, that aimed to provide information and critical analysis of space security issues to Geneva's disarmament community. This year the conference outlined the basics of space security, while providing an outlook on the future of space security and the potential progress to be made. The conference also explored technical challenges and transparency and confidence-building measures (TCBMs). SWF Brussels Office Director Agnieszka Lukaszczyk, chaired a panel titled "Ongoing International Space Security Processes," while SWF Washington Office Director Victoria Samson gave a talk titled " Space Security: Why It Matters". SWF Project Manager Tiffany Chow was also in attendance. See the conference agenda, presentations and audio recordings here.