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OEMF2017: The 3rd Off Earth Mining Forum

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As new markets emerge in commercial launch, space tourism and low-cost space platforms, it is becoming increasingly attractive to use resources “in-situ”, i.e. to extract resources locally from asteroids, the moon or Mars. This opens up a wide range of opportunities for researchers, developers and investors.

Running in the week prior to this year's IAC in Adelaide, OEMF2017 will host speakers on a broad spectrum of issues: missions, resources, mining technologies, robotics, automation, instrumentation, legal impediments, business risks, and ethical considerations. We welcome delegates involved in domestic and international research, as well as interested parties from industry, government and the public.

Confirmed speakers include:

• Rob Mueller, NASA Kennedy Space Centre Swamp Works
• Bob Anderson, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
• Pamela Melroy, retired NASA Astronaut and former Deputy Director of the Tactical Technology Office at DARPA
• Laurent Sibille, NASA Kennedy Space Center
• Michael Simpson, Hague Space Resources Governance Working Group
• Ben Baseley-Walker, Planetary Resources
• Fabio Tronchetti, Chinese Institute of Astronautics Engineering Development Strategies
• Deep Space Industries
• Jim Keravala, OffWorld Consortium
• Melissa Sampson, United Launch Alliance
• Kyle Acierno, ispace Europe, S.A.
• Ömer Aydan, University of the Ryukyus
• Steven Freeland, Western Sydney University
• Alice Gorman, Flinders University, Australia
• Jon Clarke, Mars Society Australia
• Michael Manefield, UNSW Sydney

Chaired by Prof Andrew Demspter (ACSER UNSW) and A/Prof Serkan Saydam (UNSW Mining Engineering)




REGISTRATION STILL OPEN!

20% Discounts on Full Registrations for Academics, NSSA members, Planetary Society, Mars Society and AIAA members!

Full Registration Price: $580 AUD (includes cruise)
Student Registration Price: $242 AUD (includes cruise)
• Start-up Community Registration Price: $242 AUD (includes cruise)

The above prices are GST inclusive.

Limited bursaries will be available for high achieving students and young entrepreneurs who can demonstrate financial need as well as a sustained interest and activity in a highly relevant field. Please contact acser@unsw.edu.au for more details.



CRUISE TICKETS AVAILABLE SEPERATELY

For those interested in attending the dinner cruise as a stand-alone networking event, you can purchase a seperate cruise ticket for $150 AUD plus GST.



This is the third time UNSW Sydney has hosted the Off Earth Mining Forum. The first Off-Earth Mining Forum, at UNSW’s Kensington campus was held in February 2013 and was an extraordinary event. Media coverage had a reach of over 8 million people across the world, with radio coverage in the UK and US, newspaper coverage in India and New Zealand and coverage by all Australian television networks. The second Off-Earth Mining Forum was held in November 2015 in conjunction with the third International Future Mining Conference and engaged a new subset of industry explorers. In 2017 this research is accepted as fundamental to the establishment of economies in space, and the excitement is only growing.



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