Monday, 7 October 2019

Keynote

3:15 - 3:45 pm

Speaker: Claudie Haigneré

Claudie Haigneré, doctor, politician and former astronaut

  • 1957 May 13, married (Jean Pierre Haignere astronaut), one daughter 
  • MD rheumatologist (Hospital Cochin Paris 1984-90), PhD Neurosciences (CNRS (1986-1990)), Astronaut, Politician, CEO of a public establishment 
  • Selected by CNES (French space agency) in 1985 as an astronaut candidate, training in Star City Russia from 1992, first space mission (16 days) on board Mir space station in 1996, became member of the European Astronaut Corps  for ESA (European Space Agency) in 1999, second space mission (10 days) on board the ISS in 2001.
  • Part of the French Government under the presidency of Jacques Chirac, as delegate minister for Research and New Technologies (2002-2004) and then delegate minister for European Affairs (2004-2005) 
  • Advisor to ESA’s DG for European space strategy (2005-2009) 
  • CEO of Universcience « science museum »(Palais de la Découverte + Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie) (2009-2015) 
  • Current position: Senior advisor to ESA’s DG (from 2015 April 1st) 
  • Grand Officier de la Légion d’Honneur 
  • Docteur Honoris Causa (EPFL, Université de Mons, Université Catholique de Louvain), Beihang University (Beijing) 
  • Membre of the French Académie des Technologies, Académie des Sports, Académie des Sciences de l’Outre-Mer, Membre of the Académie des Sciences de Belgique 
  • Colonel  (ADER network) in La Réserve Citoyenne de l’Armée de l’Air  

 

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