C-SIGMA 2014 coverC-SIGMA V will be hosted by Japan’s Ocean Policy Research Foundation (OPRF), and will be held at Tokyo’s Kasumigaseki Building from 8 to 10 December 2014.  The final day, 10 December will be a tour of JAXA’s Tsukuba Space Center.

See 2014 Schedule.  Please note this may be subject to change.

Program Outline/Agenda is as follows:

Day 1 
Session #1        Japanese activities’ briefing. JCG, JAXA and other
Session #2        Systems Updates. Foreign Space Agencies
Session #3        Technology Updates. 10 Private Companies

Day 2
Session #4        Report from Asia-Pacific. 3 Experts from Japan, Australia and Philippines
Session #5        Current Issues & Future. 4 Experts from Japan and US
Session #6        Latest technologies. Technologies submitted via Call for Paper
Session #7        Where do we go from here? Discussion

Day 3
Tour of JAXA’s Tsukuba Space Center. (Details to be confirmed)

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C-SIGMA V will put a special focus on the many needs of the nations of the Asia-Pacific area for increased awareness of their maritime areas for environmental and resource protection, for maritime safety and security from encroachment, piracy and smuggling of all types, and the role unclassified space systems can play in increasing that awareness.

The broader scope of C-SIGMA V will examine the efforts many nations and organizations of the world have made in using space systems to deal with the issues of increasing security, safety, environmental protection, and natural resource conservation in their area of responsibility.