Technology and the Challenges for Space Law

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Sydney SpaceNet had the pleasure of hosting one of Australia's foremost Space Law experts, Professor Steven Freeland, for a half-hour lunchtime talk on 'Technology and the Challenges for Space Law' on Thursday 24th September 2015. The audio recording and slide presentation from the day are now available for viewing.

Professor Steven Freeland

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Professor Steven Freeland

Steven Freeland is Professor of International Law at the University of Western Sydney, where he teaches both postgraduate and undergraduate students, and supervises PhD students, in the fields of International Criminal Law, Commercial Aspects of Space Law, Public International Law and Human Rights Law.

He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna, Permanent Visiting Professor of the iCourts Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Denmark, a Member of Faculty of the London Institute of Space Policy and Law, and was a Marie Curie Fellow in 2013-2014.

Among other appointments, he is a Director of the Paris-based International Institute of Space Law, a member of the Space Law Committee of the London-based International Law Association, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research.

He sits on the Editorial Board of a number of international journals, including the Australian Journal of Human Rights, the Australian International Law Journal, the Canada-based Annals of Air and Space Law, the German-based German Journal of Air and Space Law / Zeitschrift fur Luft- und Weltraumrecht and the China-based Space Law Review, and on the Advisory Board of the India-based Asian Journal of Air and Space Law and the UK-based Journal of Philosophy of International Law.

He has authored approximately 300 publications on various aspects of International Law. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.