South American Regional
Space Generation Workshop 2015

Approaches to promoting South American regional collaboration 
in the space sector – the next generation perspective
4 - 5 May, 2015
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The South American Space Generation Workshop (SA-SGW) is a two-day regional workshop for university students and young professionals in the South America region in conjunction with the 8th Argentine Congress of Space Technology (8th CATE) held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on May 6th – 8th 2015.
During the 1st SA-SGW, delegates have a unique opportunity to engage with high level space sector leaders, professionals and academics. The agenda includes panels, discussions, and working groups on current space topics. In the working groups segment, participants will collaborate with peers as well as experienced specialists on the topics of:

  • Education and space outreach programs
  • South American Space Agency
  • Technology and research advancements in South America and what it will take to grow the South American region
  • Mars missions simulations in South America
  • To conclude the workshop, the output from these working groups will be presented at the SA-SGW and further submitted as SGAC recommendations to United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS).



Applications are now closed. Thank you for your interest!

NOTE: Read all necessary information about SA-SGW can be found in the Delegate Information (coming soon) section on the right side of this site.



The final report has been published and can be found here.




 The Argentine Congress. Photo courtesy of Buenos Aires Ciudad Tourism 


SA-SGW and the SGAC

SA-SGW 2015 in conjunction with the 8th CATE follows up the successful pilot regional SGAC workshop, the 1st Asia-Pacific Regional Space Generation Workshop, held in November 2014. SGAC is looking forward to bringing the focus to South America. SA-SGW will be the first SGAC regional event in South America, a region developing advanced space technology, enhancing economic and human resources, and building international space cooperation. SA-SGW will engage tomorrow's space sector leaders in the region; the workshop will provide an ideal platform for delegates to have the opportunity to voice their opinions, exchange ideas on these pertinent issues, and network. Aside from developing compelling and innovative policy recommendations on pressing space issues, the SGAC also fosters a unique environment of students, young professionals, academia, agency and industry. SA-SGW looks to emulate that success and focus in on the key South America region, which will be the largest growing space region in terms of space technology utilisation and development within the next decade. By developing a critical focus, SA-SGW seeks to ensure that serious questions about competition, co-operation and peaceful uses of outer space are discussed by those who will lead industry and agency in this region in the future.

The 8th CATE, sponsored by the Argentina Association of Space Technology will follow the SA-SGW featuring paper presentations on the topics of: Propulsion and Launch Vehicles, Space Materials and Structures, Guidance and Control, Satellites and Payloads, Microgravity, Remote Sensing, Aerodynamics, Education, Communication and Telemetry by the talented industry and academic members of South America's space technology community.


If you have any questions about your application to the 1st SA-SGW, please contact the Delegate Team of the SA-SGW Organizing Team.

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Sponsors of SA-SGW 2015


Secure World Foundation    


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