Senior Researcher, Project Ploughshares
21:50 - 22:40(JST) / 12:50 - 13:40(GMT) / 07:50 - 08:40(EST)Panel 2-B
Jessica West is a Senior Researcher at the Canadian peace research institute Project Ploughshares where her policy work investigates technology, security, and governance with a particular focus on outer space. Jessica interacts regularly with key United Nations bodies tasked with space security and space safety issues. Her current work is focused on the development of norms and arms control mechanisms for outer space security. Dr. West holds a PhD in global governance and international security from the Balsillie School of International Affairs.