Empowering all Women, in Space and on Earth

WIA-E Breakfast at IAF Spring Meeting 2016

Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 08:00 – 09:30 , IAF Spring Meetings, CAP 15 Conference Center, 1-13 Quai de Grenelle, 75015 Paris, France

Interested men and women are kindly invited to attend this exclusive networking opportunity, meet and exchange  with colleagues and friends and support WIA-Europe’s Vision of

‚ÄúA European aerospace sector with an inclusive representation on all levels‚ÄĚ.



  • Claudia Kessler, WIA-Europe Chair of the Board of Directors

08:00  Р08:10 Welcome:

  • Simonetta di Pippo, WIA-Europe President
  • Kiyoshi Higuchi, President of the International Astronautical Federation

08:10 – 08:40 Speakers:

  • Prof. Johann-Dietrich Woerner, Director General, European Space Agency ESA
  • Jean-Yves Le Gall, President, Centre National d‚ÄôEtudes Spatiales CNES
  • Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair of the Executive Board, German Aerospace Center DLR
  • Prof. Roberto Battiston, President, Italian Space Agency ASI

08:40 – 09:10 Awards Ceremony:

  • Presentation of Outstanding Achievement Award Winner:¬†Claudia Kessler, WIA-Europe Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Statement of Award Winner:¬†Candace Johnson¬†(WIA-E 2016 Outstanding Achievement Awardee)
  • Introduction of Young Professional and Student Awards Winners and Grantees

09:10 – 09:30 Networking
You can download an invitation flyer here.

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