2018 UP³ to Space International Symposium
The 2018 UP³ to Space International Symposium will be held on November 6–9, 2018, in the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan. The 2018 symposium consists of a three-day program, including two full days of academic sessions, an afternoon technical (cultural) tour on the second day and the UP³ Networking Banquet. There will also be an exhibition space for Taiwanese and international institutional partners and companies to present their institution, services or products.
The 2018 UP³ to Space International Symposium will present its advocacy with a local stance and its close to users approach to enhance national space R&D activities and policies in Taiwan. The symposium also applies the UP³ to Space capabilities building approach to connect Taiwanese local space related academia and international space communities to enhance cross-cutting space R&D endeavors, products and services developed by the SMEs. The symposium also enables citizens to be better acquainted with the benefits of the use and exploration of outer space in their daily life. Such awareness efforts are supposed to more greatly reward public investments to space capabilities development and scientific endeavors from national and international space communities. Finally, the UP³ to Space International Symposium puts forward international cooperation by engaging local and international space communities to jointly study effective, efficient and equitable space development policy and governance patterns in order to consolidate the national space community within the country and its connections with international space partners.
The UP³ means a three-dimension ‘university-public services, university-public-private sector, and university-people’ (UP*UP*UP or UP³) to space capabilities building approach, which are significant in facilitating the national space policy dialogue and decision-making, and stimulating international cooperation for an emerging space middle power, i.e. Taiwan.
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