UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


1 O'Clock Space Lecture - Prof Serge Plattard (UCL Space Domain)

11 December 2019, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

1 o'clock Space Lecture - December poster

UCL Space Domain present the second 1 O'Clock Space Lecture, featuring Prof. Serge Plattard (UCL Space Domain) giving his talk 'How Vulnerable are Space Activities?'

This event is free.

Event Information

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Charlene Murphy


Room LG26
Bentham House
4-8 Endsleigh Gardens
United Kingdom

The UCL Space Domain will be hosting its second One O'clock Space Lecture on the 11th of December 1-2pm LG26, Bentham House, entitled 'How Vulnerable are Space Activities given by Professor Serge Plattard. All welcome to attend.

About the Speaker

Prof. Serge Plattard

Deputy Director at UCL Space Domain

Prior to Prof. Serge Plattard's current position as Deputy Director of the UCL Space Domain, Serge was Senior Resident Fellow at ESPI since 2012, a European space policy think tank he started and ran in 2004, working on space governance, exploration policies, and space security. From 1998-2003, he was CNES’s director for international relations. A nuclear physicist for 12 years, he then turned to science & technology diplomacy, first at the French Ministry of External relations in 1981, and later as science & technology counsellor with French Embassies in India, Japan, US and UK. He lectured in nuclear physics at Université d’Orsay, and in R&D innovation and technology economy at Université Paris-Dauphine, and the French Business School ESSEC. He also lectures at UCL and at the International Space University in Strasbourg. He is a life member of the American Physical Society, founding member of Euroscience and member of the International Academy of Astronautics. Serge is a Knight in the order of the Légion d’Honneur, and holds the Golden Rays in the order of the Sacred Treasure (Japan).

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