09 Aug 2023
Professor Frans von der Dunk has recently presented and taught at a number of events over the spring and summer. On April 12, he participated in an online symposium hosted by Cleveland State University's Global Space Law Center, focusing on "Law & Policy Issues in the New Orbital Economy" during a session on Orbital Human Spaceflight & Private Space Stations. Von der Dunk was also featured in various panels during Boston Space Week in April, providing legal expertise in panels discussing the future of human settlements on the Moon and Mars and the Artemis Accords.
Over the summer, he presented in an online webinar organized by the UK law firm Volterra Fietta, where he provided insights on mega-constellations and space debris. He also presented an online lecture to students at Paris Cite Université, discussing "Satellite Communications and 'the Law'" as part of their LLM program on International Law, and guest lectures to students at Vrije Universiteit's summer course on Artificial Intelligence and Space Law in Amsterdam. Continuing his international engagements, he also guest lectured about the legal aspects of military space use during "Space and Technology 4All" at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, and space law during the summer program at Xiamen Academy of International Law in China.