Volunteers Needed for Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum

Volunteers Needed for Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum

The Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) will be held in Melbourne 23rd – 26th November 2010. This event will be co-hosted by the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and promotes collaboration between the regions space agencies.

In association with the APRSAF Plenary sessions and Working Group meetings VSSEC will host the APRSAF Water Rocket Event and Educators Workshop 20th – 21st November.

To support these events, and expose university students to the industry, the Space Policy Unit is calling for 15 volunteers. Volunteers will assist with the smooth operation of the event and  where space permits volunteers will be welcome to attend APRSAF events.

Duties will include:
- Welcoming delegates at the airport
- Assisting with registration
- Preparation of conference bags and other administrative tasks
- Assisting with Water Rocket Event, Teacher Workshop and Launch Competition
- Accompanying participants on field trips

Volunteers must be available from Friday 19th November – Friday 26th November. Students will receive an APRSAF T-shirt to identify them as a volunteer, meals during the day and written acknowledgment of their support. There is no funding available for interstate students but efforts will be made to billet students upon request. Students interested in volunteering should email Adam Sandilands at  space@innovation.gov.au