Mar 19 Tue

Satellite Technology: The Role in Development and Opportunity for Lawyers

12:00PM - 02:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom

The Director General of the International Telecommunication Satellite Organization (ITSO), Mr. Patrick Masambu, will discuss the current legal challenges for satellite technology, and the opportunities these technologies provide for economic development. He will address the international legal framework for the deployment, operation and disposal of satellites, and how they are used to achieve a more just economic development that benefits all countries worldwide.

This conference is aimed at practitioners who work in the field of satellite law, as well as students that are interested in contemporary topics of international law. The program is sponsored by the Program on International Communications Regulation and Policy at American University Washington College of Law, in cooperation with ITSO.

Registration is free, but required.  To register, please go to


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Washington College of Law
Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington DC