The 65th International Astronautical Congress: Our World Needs Space – IAC 2014

The 65th International Astronautical Congress entitled “Our World Needs Space – IAC 2014” was held by Canada Institute of Aeronautics and Space, from September 29th to October 3rd 2014, in Toronto, Canada.

The Congress attracted 3,200 participants from 64 countries who, with enthusiasm, surveyed the contents of more than 1,800 reports and nearly 500 presentations at technical meetings and plenary sessions.

At the event, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Anh Tuan, Director of the National Satellite Center, made a presentation about the plan for Vietnam’s satellite development until 2020. Mr. Tuan also participated in the meeting of IAC hosted countries to collect information and experience, on the implementation process for initial mobilization for the IAC organization in Vietnam in the future, according to the assignment of VAST.

“ Our World Needs Space – IAC 2014” held in Toronto, Canada by Canada Institute of Aeronautics and Space

IAC is an annual activity for everyone participating in the aerospace sector. IAC not only helps participants keep updated with the latest information on space and space technology, but is also a forum for global networking and to refresh old relationships, build new ones and create opportunities for development cooperation. Each year, IAC is held in a country with a unique theme.

The programme of IAC 2014 included:
Technical session – Introduce breakthroughs in science and technology, latest advances in space science, research, technology, adventure activities and, regulations and education.

Plenary session – Include introduction about the latest trends in space research, technology, adventure activities and other discussions of experts, outstanding lectures and hot news on latest development in space field.

Side events - Improve the content of IAC. These events focused on side topics or demands of relevant sides in the space community.

Exhibition – Display the latest developments in the field of aerospace.

Cultural programme – Introduce local culture of host country.

Translated by Tuyet Nhung
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