26 April 2019
Europe/Amsterdam timezone
Newton 2
Keplerlaan 1 2201 AZ Noordwijk

The ECSL is inviting young scholars and professionals to take part in the fourth edition of the Young Lawyers' Symposium (YLS), which will be organised as a full day event on the 26 of April 2019 at ESA ESTEC in the Netherlands.

The aim of the YLS is to allow early career scholars and professionals to present on a space law related topic in an international forum, exchange ideas and network amongst themselves.

The YLS 2019 will centre around three themed panels, which will consider legal aspect relating to:

  1. The future of the Moon Agreement
  2. Commercial mining of celestial bodies
  3. Protection of cultural heritage sites on the Moon


Invitation to submit an abstract:  

Young scholars and professionals (35 and under) are invited to submit a 500-word abstract on a topic relating to the theme of one of the three panels. Selections of speakers will be made on the basis of their submitted abstract. The Abstract should give an indication of what the speaker will address in a 10min presentation.

The call for abstracts is now open until the 1st of March 2019 at 24.00 (CET). Abstracts will be selected by Board Members of the ECSL, and we aim to inform selected authors by the 15th of March 2019. 

More information at: http://www.esa.int/About_Us/ECSL_European_Centre_for_Space_Law/Young_Lawyers_Symposium

Registration for this event is currently open.