Early Registration Deadline Nears for 19th National Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2003) -- Conference attendees participating at the 19th National Space Symposium can save up to $225 by registering before January 17. The National Space Symposium is hosted by the Space Foundation and scheduled April 7-10, 2003 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Widely regarded as the premier conference for space professionals anywhere in the world today, the National Space Symposium is the only space-related conference to fully integrate all sectors of space - commercial, civil and national security - while attracting the most important and influential speakers and the national leadership of the space industry. Featured speakers include the Honorable Dr. James G. Roche, Secretary of the Air Force; the Honorable Dr. Ronald M. Sega, director, Defense Research & Engineering, Department of Defense; the Honorable Peter Teets, Under Secretary of the Air Force and director, National Reconnaissance Office; the Honorable Sean O'Keefe, administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Adm. James Ellis, USN, commander, United States Strategic Command; Gen. Ed Eberhart, USAF, commander in chief, NORAD and commander, United States Northern Command; Gen. John P. Jumper, USAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force; and Gen. Lance W. Lord, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command. All symposium registrations include admission to general sessions and the sold-out Boeing Exhibit Center - featuring exhibits by more than 100 leading space companies and organizations from around the world. Program information and on-line registration are available at www.spacesymposium.org or by calling the Space Foundation at 1-800-691-4000. The 19th National Space Symposium's opening ceremony is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman Corporation; the exhibit center is sponsored by The Boeing Company; the media center and Career Fair Luncheon are both sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation; the 15th Anniversary Space Technology Hall of Fame Awards Dinner is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman Space Technology; the Corporate Partnership Dinner is co-sponsored by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation; and the Cyberspace Center is sponsored by Oracle Corporation. Additional sponsors include Analytical Graphics, Inc., BAE Systems, Computer Sciences Corporation, Eastman Kodak Company, General Dynamics, Harris Corporation, Holland and Hart, Infinite Links, ITT Industries, MicroSat Systems, Inc., Penwal Industries, Space News/SPACE.com, SpaceVest and Veridian. The Space Foundation is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to vigorously advance and support civil, commercial and national security space endeavors and educational excellence. In addition to the National Space Symposium, the Foundation and its partnering organizations will conduct the Space at the Crossroads Conference, Feb. 19, 2003, at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, DC; the American Space Showcase at the Paris Air Show, June 15-22, 2003; and the International Space Symposium, Oct. 28-30, 2003, at the Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, DC.