Program Available for the 2023 Canadian Lunar Workshop

Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program (LEAP). Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

Between May 30 and June 1, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will host the 2nd Canadian Lunar Workshop. The virtual only event includes a full program that outlines Canada’s ambitious lunar plans.

Canada’s Moon bound astronaut Jeremy Hansen will speak right after the opening address. The May 30th morning session also includes the CSA detailing their lunar program followed by Dr. Joel Kearns providing an update from NASA. The opening sessions closes out with Space Canada discussing industry’s perspective.

Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen is going to the Moon.
Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen is going to the Moon. Credit: NASA TV.

The afternoon sessions are divided into tracks with the first focusing on lunar science and technology and the second track focusing on food production and technology.

On May 31 the program is divided into 4 tracks covering technology, health, food production and science.

Day 3, June 1, has no tracks but rather oral presentations on lunar dust, the lunar gateway followed by a panel discussion moderated by Iain Christie on the opportunities and challenges of the lunar economy. The last session of the day, with a full 2 hours allocated to it, is on the future of lunar exploration at the CSA.

Registration is open and the program is available here.

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About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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