Conference Dinner and the Sir Arthur Clarke Awards 2011
Monday 04 July 2011, Panorama Room, Rootes Building, Warwick University
Sir Arthur Clarke Awards 2011 Winners
Achievement in Space Education and Outreach
Unlimited Theatre for 'Mission to Mars'
Achievement in Space Research
Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory, University of Strathclyde
Achievement in Space Commerce
Achievement in Space Media
Space Student Achievement
International Space Achievement
Exceptional Space Achievement
Professor David Southwood
The end of day one continued with networking at the conference drinks reception and dinner. Both conference attendees and those who do not wish to attend the conference were welcome to join us at the dinner.
The drinks reception sponsored by VEGA Space, was held from 18:30 in the Panorama Bar.
The conference dinner, sponsored by Reaction Engines, was held from 19:30 in the Panorama Suite.
Dress code black tie or business suit.
Sir Arthur Clarke Awards
The Sir Arthur Clarke Awards for achievement in the space sector were presented at the end of the dinner. These Awards are given annually in recognition of notable contributions in space activities. The Sir Arthur Clarke Awards are sponsored by the UK Space Agency.
For this year's awards the seven categories were:
1. Achievement in Space Education and Outreach
This award is made for achievement in space education and outreach. This includes: formal education at all levels, informal education, education about space, education for the space community (e.g. workforce development), education using space assets/resources, and outreach to the general public or specific target groups. The judging of this award is carried out by the Space Education Trust.
2. Achievement in Space Research
This award is made for achievement in space research. This includes research carried out in any subject related to space whether in science, engineering, medicine, humanities, art or design.
3. Achievement in Space Commerce
This award is made for achievement in space commerce. This includes any activity in any are related to space pursued for commercial reasons.
4. Achievement in Space Media
This award is made for achievement in space media. This includes any media related to space such as journalism, documentary, drama or other entertainment, scholarly record in any of the following forms: written, filmed, broadcast, web/internet-based or staged.
5. Space Student Achievement
This award is made for achievement by an undergraduate or postgraduate student(s) of no more than 28 years of age on 12 April 2011 for any space-related activity.
6. International Space Achievement
This award is made for achievement which either features or furthers a significant international aspect in an area of space activity. The judging of this award is carried out by the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation.
7. Exceptional Space Achievement
This award is made for exceptional achievement in an area of space activity. Examples of this might include lifetime achievement, breakthroughs in space science/technology, space undertakings of global impact/significance, etc.
Note: Each of the Awards were given either to an individual or to groups/organisations. Except for the International Space Achievement Award, the Awards should recognise achievement for activities that are either based in the United Kingdom, originated in/have strong links with the UK or have benefited the country in some manner.
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