Panel Discussions

The Security Challenges of Emerging Technologies

Discussion hosted by Canadian Pugwash and the the Centre for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa, with Paul Meyer as a panelist. You can also find a summary of Paul’s discussion: here.

Canada and the Open-Ended Working Group on Reducing Space Threats

On February 10th, The Outer Space Institute organized a webinar on Canada and a new UN Open-Ended Working Group on “Reducing Space Threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours.” The event was moderated by David Kendall and presentations were made by Paul Meyer, Jessica West, Sarah Thiele, Aaron Boley and Michael Byers. The texts of speakers Meyer and Kendall are available. A summary of the discussion segment of the webinar, which was held under the Chatham House rule, is available here. Program and biographical information on the speakers and moderator can be found here.

Preliminary discussion on the 15 November 2021 Russian ASAT test

The OSI has released a short paper on the 15 November 2021 Russian ASAT test which includes the following figure showing the orbital trajectory of about 260 pieces of Kosmos-1408 debris. The paper was updated with a new plot on 7 December 2021.

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