About Abu Dhabi Space Debate

The Abu Dhabi Space Debate is a unique platform for global space leadership. The two-day event gathered industry and government from the highest level, to debate the space industry’s most pressing challenges and drive the new space economy.

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE


  • A platform for raising global space challenges to Heads of State and Government at the highest level of influence
  • A multinational dialogue identifying global needs for strategic capabilities, services, infrastructure, legal frameworks and resources
  • A catalyst for the development of public and private space programmes
  • A resolution forum for the cooperative use of space
  • Securing commitment to space as a technology sector most critical for future sustainable development