Ethiopia to host 8th African Leadership Conference in 2019

African Leader Conference 2018
ALC 2018 Official Event Group Photo. Credit: Space in Africa

The African Leadership Conference (ALC) steering committee have announced Ethiopia to be the host of the 8th African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in 2019. This was done during the just concluded 7th edition of the conference held in Abuja, Nigeria.

The African Regional Conference is organized bi-annually to gather all experts and key players in Space Science and Technology in Africa with the view to promoting intra Africa cooperation in the use of space science and technology to support Africa’s development.

The ALC has come to be regarded as a representative African forum in the global space community and has previously been held in 2005 in Abuja, Nigeria, followed by South Africa (2007), Algeria (2009), Kenya (2011), Ghana (2013), Egypt (2015) and Abuja (2018).