National Workshop on Liberalization and Privatization of Space Activities in India: Emerging Legal Issues
NALSAR University of Law is organizing a two day National Workshop on Liberalization and Privatization of Space Activities in India: Emerging Legal Issues
Date: 12th - 13th April, 2013
Venue: R.N. Jhunjunwala Conference Hall, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
This workshop is a part of our efforts to facilitate the convergence of views on contemporary legal issues in relation to liberalization and privatization of space activities in India. The Workshop aims to address some of the emerging issues as discussed above, and to provide a platform for researchers, industry leaders and professionals in this field to interact with students interested in further study, research, and career in Space Law.
Theme: Liberalization and Privatization of Space Activities in India: Emerging Legal Issues (List of Tentative Topics)
- Commercialization of India's Space Activities: the Need for Legal Framework
- Joint Ventures and FDIs in Indian Space Industry: Emerging Legal Issues
- Competition Law, Consumer Protection and Space Activities in India
- The Road/Option for India in IPRs in Space: Divergence or Convergence?
- Expanding the Indian Space Industry: Issues of Participation and Taxation
- Special Economic Zones and Space Industry
- Construction and Engineering Contract in Space Industry: Features and Pitfalls
- Due-Diligence Know-how in Space Investments: Issues and Concerns
- Space Law and Technology in India: Scope for a Career in Teaching and Research
- Legal Controls and Safeguards of Geostationary Orbit: The Indian Side of the Story
- The Issue of Space Debris and Re-useable Launching Vehicles: The Indian Approach
- Space Medical Jurisprudence: Issues & Concerns
- Status and Prospects for Space Finance and Insurance in India
- Securing the Space: Indian Policy, Issues and Challenges
- Aerospace Terrorism: Issues and Concerns
- Commercialization & Privatization of Remote Sensing Activities: Need for a Law
- Private International Space Station: Legal Issues & Concerns
- Traffic Rules for Astronauts and Satellites: A case for Extrapolating Air Traffic Rules
- Space Law and the Contribution of Astrophysicists and Astronomers.
- Indian Space Technology Exports-Legal Issues & Concerns
- Touring the Space: Future Policy and Legal Challenges for India
- Protecting Space Assets of India: A Legal Analysis of - Keep-Out Zones
- Importance of Space Law in Development of Indian Society and Culture
- Business in Space: Operating Strategies of India for a Changing Market
- Space Activities, State Liability & State Responsibility: Indian Approach
- Legal Aspects of Lower Earth Orbit or Sub-orbit Activities: Issues and Challenges
- Legal Framework for Spaceports in India: Issues and Concerns
- Use of Remote Sensing Data in Educational Institutions: Emerging Legal Issues
- Space Law and Policy in SAARC Region: An Approach
- Space Policy of China and India: Cooperation or Confrontation?
- Space Elevator: Emerging Legal Issues
- Disputes in Space: Does India Need an ADR Mechanism?
- The Enlargement of ISRO/ANTRIX: Legal Issues
- Interplanetary Contamination: India's Legal Policy and Views
- The India's Ballistic Missile Defense System and IPR Protection
- Manning the Moon: Legal Regime of India' Mission in Outer Space
- Institutional Framework of India for Space Activities: Present and Futur
- Communication Revolution in India: the Role of Space Technology
- Legal Regime of India's Interplanetary Mission in Outer Space
- Solar Power Transmission from Outer Space: Legal Aspects in India
- Human Safety in Outer Space: Legal Issues and Concerns
- International Space Politics and Diplomacy: The Role of India
It will be a two day workshop spread into four sessions.
The first two sessions of the first day shall focus on issues and concerns related to Liberalization of space industry.
The second day's two sessions will focus on issues pertinent to privatization.
Each session will have interactive sessions consisting of keynote addresses, paper presentations and discussions. Each session will explore a particular theme on liberalization and privatization and the issues connected to it.
Paper Submission Guidelines:
- Eligibility: Participants willing to send papers must be practicing lawyers, scholars or law students currently in college in India or abroad.
- Abstract Submission Guidelines: The abstract should adhere to the same format guidelines as for the paper and must be restricted only to 500 words.
- Format of the Submission: The paper should be in the English language, typed on A-4 sized paper, double spaced and Times New Roman Script (12 font). The pages should be consecutively numbered. The mode of citation is the Harvard Bluebook Citation, 19th edition. The paper should not exceed 5000 words. The abstract and Final Paper must be submitted in MS Word Format (.docx or .doc).
- Authorship: Participants may send papers written either on their own or co-authored with a maximum of one other participant. (Single authorship will be preferred).
- All correspondence about the paper including submissions and clarifications must be sent to Prof. V. Balakista Reddy, Professor of International Law & Head, Center for Air and Spacer Law (CASL), Justice City, Shameerpet, R.R.Dist, Hyderabad - 500078. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone Number - +91-40-23498214.
All professionals, faculty and students interested in attending this conference can register by paying the registration fees (including food and accommodation for two days) as mentioned below:
- Professionals: Rs. 3000/-
- Academicians: Rs. 2000/-
- Students: Rs. 1500/-
Registration fees must be sent by way of Demand Draft in favour of Registrar, NALSAR University of Law payable at Hyderabad with an enclosed letter specifying the name, professional qualification and registration category of the participant to the following address, on or before 30th March, 2013.
The last date for receipt of Title and Abstract of Paper:
20th March. 2013
Intimation regarding the selection of the Abstract for the presentation:
23rd March, 2013
Last date for submission of Full paper:
10th April, 2013
12th and 13th April, 2013
Prof. V. Balakista Reddy,
Professor of International Law & Head,
Center for Air and Spacer Law (CASL)
Centre for Air and Space Law (CASL)
NALSAR University of Law
Justice City, Shameerpet
Hyderabad: 500078, A.P.
Phone: +91 - 99486 60916, 040 - 23498214
Fax: +91 - 8418 - 245161/174