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McGill Institute of Air & Space Law to host events on space debris and space governance

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Published on : 30 Apr 2009

Law professor’s memory honoured with Air and Space fellowship

At the time of his death in 2004, Japanese aviation expert Masao Sekiguchi was regarded as one of the world’s most influential lawyers in the field – but he never forgot his time as a graduate student at McGill’s Institute of Air & Space Law. Now Sekiguchi’s widow has chosen to honour her husband’s dedication to his alma mater by creating a fellowship in his name.

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Published on : 27 Nov 2008

Creation of the Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowships in Space Governance

The Institute of Air and Space Law is pleased to announce the creation of the Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowships in Space Governance at McGill University.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2008

LLM student Jimena Blumenkron receives 2008 IAWA scholarship

Jimena Blumenkron, a student doing a master’s degree within the Institute of Air and Space Law, received the 2008 International Aviation Women’s Association annual scholarship.

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Published on : 10 Oct 2008

Professor Paul Dempsey publishes "Public International Air Law"

Professor Paul Stephen Dempsey has published his latest book, Public International Air Law. This treatise addresses the major legal and policy issues confronting the relations between States in international aviation today.

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Published on : 03 Oct 2008

Nicolas Mateesco Matte, Knight of the National Order of Quebec

Professor Nicolas Mateesco Matte, CQ, was decorated Knight of the National Order of Quebec on June 18, 2008.

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Published on : 03 Jul 2008

Maria D’Amico awarded the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff

At the 2007 Fall Convocation ceremony, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum awarded our colleague Maria D’Amico the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff.

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Published on : 12 Nov 2007

Ram Jakhu honoured with IISL Distinguished Service Award

On September 28, 2007, Associate Professor Ram Jakhu received the Distinguished Service Award from the International Institute of Space Law (IISL).

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Published on : 05 Oct 2007

Media Advisory: ICAO, McGill co-host Global Aviation Conference

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law will co-host Aviation Safety, Security & the Environment: The Way Forward, a major international conference and exhibition to take place Friday, September 14 to Sunday September 16, 2007, at The Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2007

McGill, ICAO to host aviation conference

From September 14 to 16, McGill's Institute of Air and Space Law and the International Civil Aviation Organization will co-host a major aviation conference.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2007

ICAO, McGill co-host global aviation conference

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and McGill University's Institute of Air and Space Law will co-host Aviation Safety, Security & the Environment: The Way Forward, a major worldwide conference and exhibition to take place September 14 to 16, 2007, at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2007

Professor Ram Jakhu elected Fellow of the IAASS

The Faculty of Law congratulates Professor Ram Jakhu as he receives further honours from the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS).

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Published on : 25 Jul 2007

Prof. Ram Jakhu elected chairman of IAASS committee

The Faculty of Law and the IASL congratulate Professor Ram Jakhu, who was elected Chairman of the Legal and Regulatory Committee at the second meeting of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS).

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Published on : 15 Jan 2007

McGill first runner up at Space Moot World Finals

On October 6, IASL students Andrew Williams, Michael Taylor and Susan Trepszynski won the First Runner Up award at the Manfred Lachs Moot Space Law Court World Finals Competition in Valencia, Spain.

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Published on : 10 Oct 2006

'There's a shortage of space in space'

Ram Jakhu, associate professor of law at McGill, says that the increasing number of satellites orbiting the planet is creating headaches for lawyers.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2006