Grand Forks, ND - About 25 Manitobans from Industry, Government and Academia made the short trek from Winnipeg to Grand Forks to visit the University of North Dakota (UND). The idea for the trip came from CSS member and long-time industry supporter Mr Norm Lee (he is supposed to be retired for a few years now but that is debatable!) and was further 'fleshed out' by fellow members Jeff Cieszecki and CSS President Wayne Ellis. At the outset, the intention was to create a multi-stakeholder event that would also involve a reciprocal visit from UND at a later time. Initially, a full interaction with Department of Space Studies was envisioned, but it was later determined that there was also interest in visiting and learning about their Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) program and facilities.
The Canadian visitors take a moment to pose by an iconic image.
CSS President Wayne Ellis offers 'Mugs of Thanks' to UND Space Studies Chair Dr Santhosh Seelan and Admin Assistant Bev Fetter
Incredible Inflatable Lunar Habitat! At the time of the visit, there were 3 students 'living' in the habitat on a 30-day mission.
20 Oct 2014, Toronto - The Canadian Space Society, a national, non-profit organisation whose principal objective is to stimulate the Canadian space industry through its technical and outreach projects, and promote the involvement of Canadians in the development of space, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with ICP Search. This announcement should have been made during the recent IAC in Toronto but there were some challenges in getting the word out due to the dynamic nature of the IAC.
Established in 2001, ICP Search is a specialist international recruitment organisation, providing bespoke recruitment solutions to the advanced and emerging technology markets worldwide.
Ray Stott, Head of Space at ICP Search, commented “With many of Canada’s top space professionals on board with CSS, there are obvious mutual benefits to the cooperation between our organisations. Both will enjoy increased exposure and promotion, and CSS should benefit from our extensive international professional network.”
ICP Search’s Space division has built relationships across the space industry; working with leading manufacturers, operations providers, component suppliers, research facilities, testing and analysis organisations, and launch service companies.
In addition to increasing exposure, the professionals and enthusiasts that constitute the CSS membership can take advantage of the recruitment expertise of ICP Search.
Will Trenchard, CEO of ICP Search added “The Space division at ICP Search works on roles covering the whole lifecycle of manufacturing and operations, including many highly specialised engineering positions. I am gratified that this association between ICP Search and CSS demonstrates further growth in the cooperation between organisations in the space sector and its various stakeholders.”
From the Office of the President:
It is with great excitement and appreciation that I formally welcome Mrs Juliana Scavuzzi as the new Session Chair for Space Law & Policy. Mrs Scavuzzi will be a key national point of contact for members, chapters, partners and the general public for items involving law and policy issues. Details regarding her duties can be found here.
Juliana is a Brazilian lawyer and a graduate (LLM) of the Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University (IASL) in Montreal (2013), where she lives. She also earned her MSc in Juridical Science at UNIVALI in Brazil in 2004. Mrs. Macedo Scavuzzi dos Santos is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), Women in Aerospace (WIA), and the Brazilian Air and Space Law Association (SBDA), where she is currently a specialist for a working group preparing a draft of the Brazilian national legislation for space activities. She also completed an internship at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in the Radiocommunication Bureau - Space Services (2013), where she researched the impact of harmful interference on satellite systems. She was an observer and legal advisor of the Brazilian delegation for the UN COPUOS legal subcommittee meeting in 2014.
The Ottawa Chapter of the Canadian Space Society invites all members of the Space community and Space enthusiasts from across Canada to join us for “Space Innovation Day” on November 19, 2014 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. This one day event will feature a Canadian Astronaut as the key note speaker and a number of panellists discussing innovation in the areas of Space Commerce, Space Strategy and Space Science and Technology.
Innovation can come from new discoveries, novel ideas or simply through creativity. Whether that’s from exploring our solar system, building new technologies or finding ways to commercialize space activities, innovation drives Canada’s Space sector.
Come learn more about the new ideas being discussed among Canada’s Space experts!
Confirmed speakers include:
|Dr. Alan Scott, ComDev|
|Cédric Seynat, Manager Aerospace, ADGA|
Registration Costs (Including Breakfast and Lunch):
$125.00 for non-CSS Members $50.00 for Students
$100.00 for CSS Members $40.00 for CSS Student Members
Toronto - The Canadian Space Society (CSS) capped off a successful IAC week with three public-engaging events and three partnership-building Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs). Besides manning a booth at the IAC all week, the CSS was able to stage a world-class space art and history exhibit, hold a Canadian Space Interest Group Meet & Greet, and host a Tribute event to the Late Frederick I Ordway III. According to CSS President, Wayne Ellis, "these type of events underline the CSS' desire to connect Canadians, and partners, to space, as well as to some of the pioneers of space such as the Late Mr Ordway."