On Nov 30, 2020, PSSI will hold its next Space Security Guest Lecture, this time with Mr. Ken Hodgkins, former Director at the Department of State's Office for Space and Advanced Technology and US lead negotiator in the UN on several foundational international space guidelines. Given his four decades-long experience with bilateral and international discussions and negotiations on transparency, resiliency, and responsible use of outer space, he will provide a unique perspective on how a coalition of like-minded responsible space actors could be a positive force in the establishment of sustainable space governance framework.
The Third PSSI Cyber Security Academy (CSA) is a one-week course from one of the leading think tanks in Central and Eastern Europe on national, regional and transatlantic security issues. It consists of 15 lectures, workshops and practical training, and is designed for a group of 20-30 university students and young professionals.
Dr. John Stopher, a Senior Fellow supporting PSSI’s Space Security Program, previously serving as the Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force for Space, delivered a guest lecture entitled “The United States Space Force” for students attending “Space Security in the 21st Century” course, part of PSSI/Charles University’s Master’s Degree Program in International Security Studies and the interested public.
Veronica La Regina – Director, Global Engagement - Europe - at Nanoracks delivered a guest lecture on the "Perspective on Space Security from a Newspace Company." as part of the M.A. course Space Security in the 21st Century.
Jean-Jacques Tortora, director of the European Space Policy Institute, delivered a guest lecture on the "European Space Policy in Global Context" as part of the M.A. course Space Security in the 21st Century.
Dr. Jan Kolář, director of the Czech Space Office (CSO), delivered a lecture entitled “The Moon Becomes a Subject of New Space Competition”.