Welcome to Episode 4 of SciPol SoundBites, the podcast of the Journal of Science Policy & Governance!
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Today's episode features George Profitiliotis. George is an Electrical & Computer Engineer with an interdisciplinary Masters of Science in “Environment and Development” offered by the National Technical University of Athens. He is currently a PhD candidate exploring the ex-ante economic valuation of future national Planetary Protection policies for private activities between Earth and Mars. George also works as a Foresight Expert at the UNESCO Chair on Futures Research in Greece, hosted in the PRAXI Network, a distinct administrative unit operating within the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), the most active research organisation of Greece. Connect with George on LinkedIn here.
In this episode, George describes his policy memo, The Case for Stimulating a Planetary Protection Framework for Emerging Private Space Activities, which was published in the recent issue Impacts of Emerging Technologies on Inequality and Sustainability, in collaboration with the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY). Read George’s article here.
Learn more about UNMGCY here.
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