#Med2023 - Agenda

MED Panels


The Middle East’s “Space Race”

In recent years MENA countries have started to develop ambitious space programs: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Algeria and Egypt have identified the space sector as one of the pillars of their strategic development for 2030 and beyond. This event provides expert analyses and insights into the main space industrial developments in the MENA countries, as well as their alliances and alignments alongside the leading international space powers.


Panel Composition

SIMONETTA DI PIPPO | Professor of Practice, Space Economy, Bocconi University

MATIJA RENČELJ | Resident Fellow, European Space Policy Institute


ALESSANDRO GILI |Associate Research Fellow, ISPI