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Major advisory projects Frans von der Dunk & Black Holes B.V.

1990; Brussels; The European Communities and the Unification of Germany; Commission of the European Communities

1990; Brussels; The European Communities and the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe; Commission of the European Communities

1990; Brussels; The European Communities and the Intergovernmental Conference(s); Commission of the European Communities

1991; Taipei; Organisation International Conference on the Law, Policy and Commerce of International Air Transport and Space Activities, on the Highways of Air and Outer Space Over Asia

1991; Noordwijk; First Dutch NPOC/ECSL Workshop on The Implications of the CEC Green Paper on Satellite Communications in Europe

1993; Noordwijk; Second Dutch NPOC/ECSL Workshop on New Opportunities for Cooperation in European Space Activities

1994; Noordwijk; Third Dutch NPOC/ECSL Workshop on Recent Developments in the Field of Protection and Distribution of Remote Sensing Data

1995; Vilnius; Training Programme Board of Directors Lithuanian Airlines on the European Community and Air Transportation: Legal Aspects; Pegasus Consultancy

1996; Frankfurt; Seminar on Deregulation and Regulation of the European ‘Airscape’;
Europäische Rechtsakademie (ERA), Trier

1996; Noordwijk; Conference on Regulation of Global Navigation Satellite Systems;
Commission of the European Union/European Space Agency (ESA)

1997; Buenos Aires; Conference on Air and Space Law;
Asociacion Latino-Americana de Derecho Aeronautico y Espacial (ALADA), Buenos Aires

1997; Moscow; Programme Airport Managers Commonwealth of Independent States on International Aviation Law and Policy including EU, and Legal Aspects of Airport Operations;
Netherlands Aviation Academy (NAA)

1997 - 2001; London; The Moon Agreement and Commercial Space Activities;
International Law Association (ILA)

1998; Zoetermeer; Training Programme Schiphol Airport Managers on International Aviation Law and Policy including EU;
Institute Clingendael

1998; Brussels; Working Group on Legal/Institutional Issues Regarding GNSS, GNSS-2 Forum;
Commission of the European Union

1998-1999; Maastricht; M.B.A. Training Programme, Senior Jordanian Aviation and Airport Managers on Legal and Policy Aspects of New Navigation Techniques including GNSS;
Maastricht School of Management

1998-2000; London; Concerted Action Project on Earth Observation Data Policy in Europe (EOPOLE);
University College of London; /Commission of the European Union

1998-2001; Cologne Project
2001 on the Legal Framework for the Commercial Use of Outer Space;
University of Cologne/ Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

1999; Paris; International Legal Aspects of Certification and Liability for GNSS,
CLAIMS GNSS Study;
Sofréavia/Commission of the European Union

1999; Paris; International Legal Aspects of the Establishment of International Radio Quiet Zones;
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

1999; Vienna; UNISPACE III Workshop on Global Navigation Satellite Systems; Commission of the European Union/ESA/EUROCONTROL

1999; Cologne; Preparation of a National Space Law for Germany;
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

1999; Leiden; Training Programme, Senior Vietnamese Aviation and Airport
Managers, on Legal and Policy Issues of Airport Operations – Safety Regulation;
RAND Europe

1999; Oegstgeest; Air Safety Management Workshop Senior Officials, Aviation Sector, Ten Candidate States for EU Membership, on Global Navigation Satellite Systems;
Air Consult International

1999 -2000; Paris; Legal Aspects of Adding Search-and-Rescue Payloads to GNSS, SARGAL Study;
Sofréavia/Commission of the European Union

2000; London; Legal Aspects of Galileo European Multimodal Integrated Navigation User Services, GEMINUS Study;
RACAL Avionics/Commission of the European Union

2000; Leiden; Meeting Attorneys commenting on Aviation Working Group on the forthcoming UNIDROIT convention on securities in mobile assets and aviation protocol;
Aviation Working Group UNIDROIT

2000-2001; Brussels; Working Group on Legal Issues regarding GALILEO, Steering Committee;
Commission of the European Union

2000; Ljubljana; Seminar on EC, World-wide and National Air Transport Law and
Policy;
Air Consult International/Commission of the European Union

2000; Amsterdam; Session on Global Navigation Satellite Systems: new challenges and opportunities;
International Bar Association (IBA)

2000; Leiden; Seminar on Financing of, and securities in aircraft and satellites;
Leiden; University Faculty of Law

2000-2002; Antwerp; Study on Certification of the Global Navigation Satellite System
(GNSS);
SGS-Qualitest/Commission of the European Union

2001; The Hague; Study on a National Space Law for the Netherlands;
Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands

2001; Cancun; Session on UNIDROIT’s draft convention on international interests in mobile equipment;
International Bar Association (IBA)

2001-2003; Paris; GALILEI Study on further definition of the future GALILEO system;
Galileo Industries/Commission of the European Union

2001-2005; Washington; Study on traffic management rules for space operations;
International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) /American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

2001-2005; Cologne; Project

2001; Plus on Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century;
University of Cologne/Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

2002-2003; Paris; Study on Property Rights on the Moon;
International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

2002; The Hague; First UN/IIASL Workshop on Space Law Capacity Building;
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)/Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands/Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands

2003; Paris; Practitioners’ Forum on Galileo, Legal & Institutional Aspects;
European Centre for Space Law (ECSL)/European Space Agency (ESA)

2003; Vienna; Symposium on Reinforcing the Registration Convention;
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)/
International Institute for Space Law (IISL)/European Centre for
Space Law (ECSL)

2003-2004; Bagshot Development of the European Radio-Navigation Plan (ERNP);
Helios Technology/Commission of the European Union

2004; Paris; Practitioners’ Forum on New Issues in Earth Observation and Data Policy;
European Centre for Space Law (ECSL)/European Space Agency (ESA)

2004; Madrid; Advantis: A centralised, Guaranteed Integrity Location Service;
GMV/Commission of the European Union

2004; Paris; OECD Futures Project: The Commercialisation of Space and the
Development of Space Infrastructure: The Role of Public and Private Actors;
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

2004-2005; Washington; Study on cost effective earth observation missions;
International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

2005; Paris; Practitioners’ Forum on New Developments in the Field of (Satellite) Telecommunications;
European Centre for Space Law (ECSL)/European Space Agency (ESA)

2005-2006; Guildford; GMES Organisation and System Integration Scenarios (GOSIS);
Esys/Commission of the European Union

2005-2008; Madrid; GNSS Introduction in the Aviation Sector (GIANT);
INECO/Galileo Joint Undertaking (GJU)

2005-2008; Madrid; GNSS Introduction in the Rail Sector (GRAIL);
INECO/Galileo Joint Undertaking (GJU)

2005-2008; Leatherhead/Toulouse; Application of Galileo in the LBS Environment (AGILE);
LogicaCMG/Alcatel Space/Galileo Joint Undertaking (GJU)

2005-2008; London; Project on Satellite monitoring as a legal compliance tool in the environmental sector;
University College of London; (UCL)

2006; Paris; Practitioners’ Forum on Space Tourism – Legal and Policy Aspects;
European Centre for Space Law (ECSL)/European Space Agency (ESA)

2006-2008; Madrid; Humanitarian Aid, emergency Management and Law Enforcement uSer applicationS (HARMLESS);
GMV/Galileo Joint Undertaking (GJU)

2006-2007; Loddon; Study of the economic and governance evolution of space in Europe;
RPA/Commission of the European Union

2006; Leiden/The Hague; Implementation of impending Dutch national space legislation;
Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands

2006; Leiden; Tutorial on satellite communications legal issues;
Inmarsat

2007; Paris; Practitioners’ Forum on Recent developments within the European space industry: legal aspects;
European Centre for Space Law (ECSL)/European Space Agency (ESA)

2007; Leiden; Study on regulatory framework for space tourist vehicles flying from Sweden;
SSC

2007-2009; Houston; Study on legal aspects of international responsive action against Near-Earth Objects (NEO's); Association of Space Explorers (ASE)

2008-2009; Leatherhead; Study on security aspects of the Payload Data Ground Segment for GMES; Logica/European Space Agency (ESA)

2008; Delft; Study on the Formation for Atmospheric Science and Technology demonstration; Technical University Delft

2008-2009; Leatherhead; Study on support to the GSA regarding security issues; Logica CMG/European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA)

2009; Amsterdam; Study on the contents and impact of European and US satnav regulation on the satnav industry; Euroconsult/Peter van Fenema consultancy

2009; Tallinn; Tutorial on the framework for GNSS downstream services and applications; Enterprise Estonia/Logica

2009; Willemstad; Preparatory study of the legal framework for the operation of a spaceport from Curaçao; Space Experience Curaçao (SXC)

2009; Leiden; Tutorial on GNSS liability in the aviation sector; AENA/Logica

2009-2010; London; Smart Enforcement in Environmental Legal Systems: A Socio- Legal Analysis of Regulatory Satellite Monitoring in Australia; Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)/University College of London (UCL)

2009-2010; Lincoln; Research project on Legal Aspects of NEO Threat Response and Related Institutional Issues; University of Nebraska-Lincoln & Secure World Foundation

2009-2011; The Hague; Advisory Group of legal experts on optional rules for arbitration of disputes relating to Outer Space; Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)

2010; Brussels; GNSS Academy, Galileo Application Days; European Commission/European GNSS Supervisory Authority

2010; Vienna; Tutorial on GNSS legal issues for UNOOSA staff; UN Office for Outer Space Affairs

2010; The Hague; Advisory work on Galileo liability proposal; Ministry of Transport and Waterworks

2010-2011; The Hague; Advisory work on the legal framework for the operation of a spaceport and of commercial spaceflights from Curaçao; Space Expedition Curaçao (SXC)

2010-2011; Brussels; Framework study on GNSS-based tracing and tracking for the transport of dangerous goods; European Commission/VVA consulting & partners

2011; Noordwijk; Tutorial on Galileo applications – legal issues; ESTEC, European Space Agency

2011; Oberpfaffenhofen; Tutorial on Galileo legal issues; Carl-Cranz-Gesellschaft

2012; Tokyo; Study on the governance of outer space at the international and national level

2012-2013; Brussels; System for Monitoring Law Enforcement of Informal Mining (SYMIN); European Commission/GAF A.G. & partners

2012-2013; Brussels; Detection, Evaluation and Characterisation of Threats to Road Applications (DETECTOR); European GNSS Supervisory Authority/Nottingham Scientific Limited

2012-2013; Curacao; Curacao Aerospace Ordinance; Curacao Airport Holding/Tim Timmers Maritiem Bureau

2012-2013; Kingston; Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem Data Policy; UNESCO/P. Geerders Consultancy

2013; Immenstaad; Inventory and Prioritization of Legal PPP Issues; DKE Aerospace Germany/European Space Agency (ESA)

2013; Washington; White Paper on Third-Party Liability in the US Context; University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Centre of Excellence

2014; Leiden; International liability of the Netherlands and Curacao for private commercial spaceflights; Aviation Independent Consulting (AIC)

2014; Washington; White Paper on ‘On-Orbit’ Jurisdiction in the US Context; University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Centre of Excellence

2014; Paris; Advise on European Export Control Environment; Excalibur K.K/Space Strategy Office, Government of Japan

2015; Paris; Benchmarking National Space Laws Europe & North-America; Euroconsult/Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan