Canadian Space Agency Hosting International Space Debris Meeting in Montreal

Longueuil, Quebec, May 15, 2012 - From May 22 – 25, 2012, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is hosting the 30th Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordination Committee (IADC) Meeting. The meeting will take place at McGill University in Montreal and is reserved for the IADC Delegation.

On Tuesday, May 22 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., some experts in the field of space debris will be available for media interviews.

Media representatives must contact CSA's Media Relations' Office by phone at 450-926-4370 or via email at media@asc-csa.gc.ca to book interviews.

May 22, 2012
Time What Who Where
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Media availability

Dr. Dave Kendall, CSA Senior Advisor to President & Chairman of IADC

Mr. Nicholas Johnson, NASA Chief Scientist for Orbital Debris

Dr. Heiner Klinkrad, Head of European Space Agency (ESA) Space Debris Office

Dr. Fernand Alby, Responsible for Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES) Space Debris & Space surveillance activities

McGill University Campus
Faculty Club – Arthur Currie Room
3450 McTavish
Montreal, Quebec

For more information about IADC: www.iadc-online.org/

For more information about the IADC Meeting: www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/events/2012/iadc.asp

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For more information:

Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
Telephone: 450-926-4370
E-mail:
Website: www.asc-csa.gc.ca