28 February 2016
On February 21, SGAC held elections for the Middle East Regional Coordinator position. The votes have been cast and it is with great pleasure that we announce Ms. Leila Ghasemzadeh (Iran) has been elected as the Regional Coordinator for the Middle East.
Results for the 2017 Middle East Regional Coordinator Elections:
Leila Ghasemzadeh (Iran): 60%
Ghanim Alotaibi (Kuwait): 40%
10 NPOcs out of 14 voted, which is a 71% participation rate. Ms. Ghasemzadeh will now be serving as the regional coordinator for the Middle East alongside Ms. Behnoosh Meskoob (Iran).
26 February 2017
SGAC is proud to announce the following appointments as part of our global team of volunteers:
12 February 2017
SGAC held an election in the Africa region for the Africa Regional Coordinator position. It is our pleasure to announce that Mr. Oniosun Temidayo Isaiah (Nigeria) have been elected for the position. We would like to thank outgoing Regional Coordinator, Suki Sule (Nigeria), for his services to the organisation during his term.
9 February, 2017
One of the main missions of SGAC is to facilitate access to the world's major space conferences for young professionals and students. The Global Grants Programme is now seeing its sixth edition, enabling four outstanding SGAC members to attend the 6th Space Generation Fusion Forum and the 33rd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
8 February 2017
SGAC is proud to announce three new opportunities to support SGAC members to attend upcoming events in 2017:
- The SGAC-GSA – New Navigation Horizons Scholarship will support a European student or young professional to attend the Space Generation Fusion Forum 2017 in Colorado Springs
- The Canadian Space Agency's student participation initiative for the International Astronautical Congress will provide support for Canadian students to attend the Space Generation Congress 2017 in Adelaide
- The Italian Space Agency (ASI), in collaboration with the Space Generation Advisory Council, promotes and sustains the participation of university students and PhD candidates enrolled in Italian universities in the 16th Space Generation Congress (SGC) and the 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) through the ASI-SGAC Grant 2017.
For more information and to apply, please follow the links above.
2 February 2017
SGAC has opened several volunteer position to support the activities of our project group and executive office. These include:
For more information and to apply, please visit the vacancy notices linked above. New opportunities are regularly posted in the vacancies section of our website.
28 January, 2017
SGAC Chair, Stephanie Wan (USA), makes the 2017 State of SGAC Address, in which she shares her personal story, talks about the organisation, plans for the continued growth of SGAC, and future plans.
12 January 2017
SGAC is proud to announce the appointments of Mitchell Scher as the Strategic Partnerships Coordinator and Florian Ruhhammer as Deputy Manager for Space Generation Congress 2017, as part of our global team of volunteers.