The organizing team
SpaceUp Sweden 2016 is organized by volunteers from the Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Swedish Space Society and the Space Generation Advisory Council.
Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AAA) is a non-profit organization with an objective of building a global network of aerospace engineers. AAA particularly focuses on providing an Eco-system to develop a sustainable and efficient aerospace technologies through collaboration with universities and industries. AAA's vision is to increase the connectivity and reach-ability within the aerospace domain to eventually bridge the gap between academics and industries, enabling us to grow faster and make a collective effort to solve the biggest challenges of today and tomorrow. Through its platform aeroengineer.org, AAA provides reliable information about various universities and companies around the world within aerospace domain. AAA is also keen on collaborating with organisations who share the same objective, in order to host, manage and coordinate various projects and events.
The Swedish Space Society is a non-profit organization that is open to individuals who are interested in space related activities, predominantly in Sweden or with a Swedish connection. Its purpose is to promote the interest of space activities, which is done by hosting and participating in workshops, seminars, conferences etc., distributing space news, gathering people interested in space through various forums, working with policy questions and by managing and/or facilitating projects. The vision is to contribute to a peaceful and sustainable use of space resources for the benefit of human civilization.
The Space Generation Advisory Council is a global non-governmental, non-profit organisation and network which aims to represent university students and young space professionals to the United Nations, space agencies, industry, and academia. Our network is our strongest asset. SGAC has thousands of members in over 100 countries around the world. Through our projects, events and information dissemination resources, we aim to be the premier linking organisation of young space professionals and students. We provide an environment for growth and engagement for our members around the world to gain skills that can prove essential to their future careers. In effect, SGAC is in part a “sandbox” for the future space workforce.