Dr. Angel Abbud-Madrid participated in the 6th World Government Summit in Dubai, UAE on February 11, 2018 in a panel entitled, “The Next Goldmine – Selecting Resource-Rich Targets in Space,” along with Lindy Elkins-Tanton (Director of School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University), and Tanja Masson-Zwaan (Director of International Institute of Air and Space Law in Leiden University). The panel was organized by Popular Science and moderated by Associate Editor,  Mary Beth Griggs.