The inauguration of the 2017 CVA Presidency, held by the city of Toulouse in partnership with its industrial partner Telespazio France, took place on 30 January 2017 in the “Salle des Illustres” at the City Hall “Le Capitole” in Toulouse.
The CVA Vice President Delegate, Jean-Claude Dardelet, Deputy Mayor of Toulouse, presented the very rich Presidency programme involving a large number of partners and events. Telespazio France was represented by the Chairman and CEO, Jean-Marc Gardin.
The ceremony also included speeches by two high-level participants: Philippe Brunet, Director at EC and Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director of GSA. The Mayor of Toulouse, Jean-Luc Moudenc, concluded the ceremony.
The newly nominated CVA General Delegate, Eros Pittarelli, was present at the event and all CVA participants continued afterwards to the Cité de l’espace for a visit of the new exhibition “Astronauts”.