Following a successful third African Space Generation Workshop (AF-SGW) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, SGAC in support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications, announced the regional event in Accra, Ghana to be held from 25 February to 26 February 2021. The theme for the AF-SGW is: “A United Africa for Space Innovation: A Step Towards Our Common Future.”
In order to assist delegates for the 4th Africa Space Generation Workshop (AF-SGW), the organizing team with the support of the African Union Commission (AUC) and Development in Africa with Radio Astronomy (DARA) are offering 25 grants (travel & accommodation) for selected delegates to attend the 4th AF-SGW in Accra, Ghana. This grant will require delegates to partake in a one (1) minute video competition. In the video, delegates should detail what they will contribute to the discussions and deliverables of the 4th AF-SGW if they were awarded one of these grants. Participants should upload the video across various social media platforms using the following tags:
The two-day regional workshop will bring together university students, young professionals, and industry representatives to examine, consider, and collaborate on interdisciplinary perspectives regarding space and scientific matters in the African region. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with experts from academia, business, and space agencies through plenary and panel sessions and working group discussions.
SGAC is a non-profit organization and professional network that represents university students and young professionals in the space sector. The organization has permanent observer status on the United Nations Committee On the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) and is a member of the UN Economic and Social Council and International Astronautical Federation (IAF).