Welcome to Kenya Space Expo & Conference 2022
The Kenya Space Agency hosted the inaugural Kenya Space Expo and Conference 2022 themed "Leveraging Space Capabilities for National Development" held in Nairobi, Kenya from 15th to 17th June 2022. The event aimed to bring together industry, government representatives, policy makers, academia, representatives of space agencies and international organizations, young professionals and the general public. The purpose is to provide a forum for exchange of ideas and hold discussions on space opportunities, use of space applications for socio-economic development, showcase technologies and applications, projects and innovations; provide networking opportunities and create linkages. The Expo and Conference will focus on leveraging space science, technologies and applications to address existential socio-economic challenges and in the development of national economies. The Kenya Space Expo & Conference will be an annual event.
Sarit Expo Centre,
15-17 June 2022.
The Kenya Space Expo and Conference 2022 majorly focused on the following six themes that cut across the space industry in Kenya
Policy, strategy, law and regulation
Capacity building with a focus on academia and space sector
Application of space technologies for socioeconomic development
Partnerships and resource mobilisation
Private sector's role and opportunities
Future of the industry
To nurture and promote the development of an indigenous space industry that is robust, innovative, competitive and responsive to the needs of the country.
To provide a platform for linkage and collaboration for space professionals, experts, researchers, from public and private sectors as well as students and civil society.
To explore and showcase the benefits of space applications for national socio- economic development.
Why You Should Attend
Discover Space Applications and Tools
Explore potential use of space applications and tools for the sustainable socio-economic development of Kenya and, the necessity and challenges related to the Kenyan space capabilities including data, infrastructure and human capital development and utilisation.
Understand Space Treaties and Instruments
The Kenya Space expo will present an opportunity for comprehension of space related international treaties, conventions and other instruments that impact on decision-making processes and activities.
Join a Community of Space Industry Champions
Develop a sustainable community of practice for the policy makers and development agencies that shall lead to deeper integration of the Space industry into the mainstream economy.
Connect and Network with Industry Players
Explore opportunities for enhancing collaboration and establish linkages for the growth of indigenous space sector.
Learn About Space Policies, Laws and Governance
Enhance your awareness in space science applications, policy, law and regulatory instruments and governance.