The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) has announced the newest event in the frame of the IAF Global Series Conference, the Global Conference on Space and the Information Society – GLIS 2016. The conferance is co-organised by the IAF and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The GLIS 2016 will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 6 and 7 June 2016 and will feature an intense programme, consisting of an opening event, five plenary sessions and a wrap-up session. The main purpose of the GLIS will be to examine and discuss the different means by which space allows people to connect worldwide. GLIS 2016 will analyse in detail the impact that space policies, space technologies and space applications have on the daily life of people, organisations and governments communicating and exchanging information around the world.
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