Hyderabad: The Centre for Aerospace and Defence Laws (CADL), NALSAR University, is organising an International Legal and Policy Conference on ‘The Future of Transport – Opportunities and Challenges in Aviation and Space Industry’ at its Shameerpet campus on February 2 and 3.
Being organised in collaboration with the GMR Group, University of Mississippi School of Law, USA, Sarin & Co., and the Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy, the international conference aims at debating a wide range of legal and policy issues like commercial use of drones, airport infrastructure, airline economic sustainability, commercialisation of space activities, space tourism, space traffic management, urban mobility and women in transport and so on.
The participants include regulators, policy makers, industry, NGOs, consumer activists, think tanks, academia and students in the field of aviation, space and general transport sector(s), a press release said.
It will host industry experts/speakers from Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Indian Space Research Organisation, Bureau Civil Aviation Security, Indigo Airlines, Air Vistara, Boeing, International Air Transport Association (IATA), Emirates, Ola, Bounce, PAL-V and Law firms specialised in aviation and space industry.
Students from India and abroad, alumni of Centre for Aerospace and Defence Laws (CADL) of NALSAR are participating and presenting papers at the conference and more details about the transport conference can be found on the website www.nalsar.ac.in
As part of the conference, winners of the 1st Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Air and Space Law and Policy Essay Competition, which received more than 50 essay submissions from across the globe, will be announced. This competition was initiated and organised by Sagar Singamsetty, an alumni of NALSAR and currently working as Senior Transport Advisor, Amazon Europe, the release added.