Event 18.09.2022
Location Booth #G11C, IAC, Paris

WIA-Europe at IAC 2022

This year, Women In Aerospace Europe will be present at the 73rd International Astronautical Congress in Paris with a variety of activities. From 18 to 21 September you will find us at our booth #G11C. We invite you to join us for coffee and chocolates and learn more about your membership benefits as well as upcoming events and initiatives.

Next to our general presence at the WIA-Europe booth, our programme will include:

SUNDAY, 18 September

  • 17:30 WIA-EUROPE COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Join us for an opportunity to mix and mingle during a WIA-Europe cocktail reception at Mama Shelter Paris West, 20 Avenue de la Porte de la Plaine, 75015 Paris. Drinks are free but spaces are limited, sign up today>>

MONDAY, 19 September

We are pleased to have the Honorary President and Co-Founder of Women In Aerospace Europe, former

Please join us for a Meet & Greet with IAF Special Advisor and Manager of IDEA “3G” Diversity Platform and programmes

We are pleased to have the President of the International Astronautical Federation IAF and WIA-Europe Outstanding Achievement Award winner at our booth for a Meet & Greet.

We are equally excited to welcome the President of the International Institute of Space Law at our booth for a Meet & Greet.

TUESDAY, 20 September

  • 10:00 WIA-EUROPE PANEL @ International Student Zone

A woman‘s journey across STEM and Space. We will present WIA-Europe Working Groups and their activities, discuss career roadblocks and best practices to overcome them. Find out more >>

  • 11:30 WIA-EUROPE START UP PROGRAMME LAUNCH @ WIA-Europe Booth G11C

We are excited to present our new programme for Start Ups in the Aerospace Sector. Please join us at our booth for a short presentation and Q&A.

We are excited to welcome Dr. Anny Cazenave, emeritus space researcher and WIA-Europe Outstanding Achievement Award winner at our booth for a Meet & Greet.

  • 16:30 DIVERSITY PANEL @ UK Space Agency (cancelled due to national mourning)

Allyship in Space Sector – How do allies support diversity in space? WIA-Europe president Luisella Giulicchi will take part in this panel discussion, followed by networking and drinks.

We are pleased to have Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director at EUSPA – EU Agency for the Space Programme, present at our booth for a Meet & Greet.

WEDNESDAY, 21 September

We are pleased to have Luisella Giulicchi, President of WIA-Europe and

We are inviting you to join us at the WIA-Europe booth G11C for a Meet & Greet with Anna Rathsman, Director General of the Swedish National Space Agency (SNSA) and Chair of the ESA Council.

Join us at the WIA-Europe booth for a Meet & Greet with Elodie Viau, Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, and Head of ECSAT at the European Space Agency.

  • 13:30 WIA-EUROPE ROME PAPER PRESENTATION @ IP Area

Person perception on gender-related inequalities in the Italian and Japanese Aerospace Sectors. As part of the IAF SPACE EDUCATION AND OUTREACH SYMPOSIUM, WIA-Europe Rome will present their paper on the perception of gender-based issues in Italy and Japan, two countries with currently the highest and third-largest gender gaps among industrialized economies, respectively. Find out more>>

We are inviting you to join us at the WIA-Europe booth G11C for a Meet & Greet with Christina Giannopapa, Head of the Office of the Executive Director at the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) and Chair of Women In Aerospace Europe.

Watch this space for more details and meet & greet opportunities at the WIA-Europe booth.