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Register Today for next Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” on 27 July 2023

Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” will analyse current space developments with a legal focus. It will, at the same time discuss and ‘demystify’ the law for everyone.

In our next Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, Host Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor of International Law at Western Sydney University, Sydney and Professorial Fellow at Bond University, Australia, and Co-Host Torsten KrieningSpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, welcome Axelle Cartier and Dr. Ingo Baumann.

Over bagels, croissants, coffee and other treats, we will discuss many legal issues arising from everyday space activities.

Axelle and Ingo, both leading experts in space law, will also provide their ‘one word’ to describe the wonders of space/space law – a tradition for all guests at the Space Café Law Breakfasts, and help to demystify the sometimes complex and contradictory vested interests involved in space activities and industry.

Axelle Cartier; Photo courtesy of her

Ms. Axelle Cartier, LL.M.(adv.) is a French lawyer specialised in international air and space law for more than 20 years. Read law at Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (private law, international and European Law) ; McGill University (Air and Space Law); Leiden University (Dutch Law, and Public International Law) ; International Space University (interdisciplinary Space Studies) and holds four Master degrees at law and professional certificates. Former General Counsel of an aerospace company in the US for 13 years, she started her career in aviation safety at the Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA), the predecessor of EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency). She has been working as a lawyer in civil aviation safety and security, project management, business ethics, quality and compliance for many years. She was also a lawyer in aircraft leasing and structured finance at a leading law firm in Amsterdam, and was a member of the Space Economy Committee of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).

Dr Ingo Baumann; Photo courtesy of him

Dr. Ingo Baumann is a founding partner of the law firm BHO Legal in Cologne, Germany. He specializes in national and international high technology projects, mostly in the space industry. His clients include leading stakeholders such as the European Commission, European Space Agency, German Space Agency, large operators, SME and start-ups. Dr. Baumann studied law in Münster and Cologne. He received his doctorate from the Cologne Institute for Aerospace Law under Prof. Dr. Hobe on the international law of satellite communications. From 2001 to 2007, Dr. Baumann was in-house legal advisor at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). He was head of DLR´s Galileo Programme Office and administrative CEO of DLR Gesellschaft für Raumfahrtanwendungen mbH, a subsidiary of DLR for the establishment and operation of the German Galileo Control Center. Dr Baumann is member of the IISL and ECSL, and acts as mentor for space start-ups companies within the German/French SpaceFounders, the French Starburst BLAST and other accelerators and incubators. He chairs the legal/regulatory working group of the BDI NewSpace Initiative.

We hope you will enjoy this discussion and join us on 27 July at 9:30 am CEST. There are so many issues to discuss. Please come along with your favourite breakfast treat and any questions you might want us to analyse.

We really hope you will join us for breakfast! See you then!

SpaceWatch.Global is a Europe-based digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far-reaching impact of the space sector.

This Space Café” Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” will be conducted in English.

The previous episodes can be found here: Space Café” Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” – Archive

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