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European Space Green Paper: Space Applications - Serving the Citizens of Europe

Press Release From: British National Space Centre
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2003

The European Commission and the European Space Agency are jointly organising a series of consultation events across Europe, to accompany and stimulate the debate around the recently adopted European Space Policy Green Paper.

London will be hosting the consultation event on Tuesday 20 May 2003. This workshop will focus in particular on the critical issue of space applications, and the role of Europe in this fast developing area (see enclosed background). It will gather leading EU policy makers, leaders of the European space industry, researchers and other stakeholders. Discussions will cover key areas such as telecommunications, navigation and localisation and earth observationA Press conference will take place at 12:30. Speakers will also be available for interviews.

Contributions to the Space Green Paper consultation can also be submitted through a dedicated on-line Forum. On the basis of contributions received from all interested parties, a White Paper with a detailed Action Plan will be presented by the European Commission at the end of 2003.

Enclosed are further details about the event both in word and pdf formats

Link to pdf document (File Size 122kb)

Link to word Document (File Size 52kb)

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