FSU Symposium: Sustainable Space, Sustainable Earth: From Ideas to Action, Dec. 6

As the final event in its 18-month Moon Landing in Context series, Framingham State University will present an interdisciplinary symposium, Sustainable Space, Sustainable Earth: From Ideas to Action, on December 6, 8:30AM-4PM, at FSU’s McCarthy Forum. The event will include a full day of presentations and panel discussions, breakfast and lunch, and a closing reception. It costs $25 for the general public and is free for the FSU community as well as undergraduate and graduate students from any institution. Registration is required.

  • 9:15AM – 10:00AM: Impossible Journey: Apollo 11 to the Moon
  • 10:00AM – 10:45AM: “For ALL Mankind…” Seeking a Sustainable Space Politics
  • 11:00AM – 11:45AM: UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) and Space Sustainability
  • 11:45AM – 12:20PM: How to Protect the Earth from an Asteroid Impact, an Introduction to Planetary Defense
  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM: (Keynote) The Role of Space Technology to Support Sustainable Development
  • 2:00PM – 3:15PM: Panel Discussions
    • Sustainable Space, Sustainable Earth: A Bioethical Agenda
    • The Power of Photography to Bear Witness to Our Planet
    • Imagining Our Way to a Sustainable Future
  • 3:15PM – 3:35PM: Report Back