Strategic Space 2005 advance registration rate expires 2 Sept.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 30, 2005) -- Participants attending Strategic Space 2005 can still save $145 off the industry registration rate if payment is received on or before 2 Sept. The conference is scheduled 4-6 October at the Qwest Center Omaha Convention Center and Arena and addresses both the space and space-enabled missions of United States Strategic Command. The Space Foundation and Space News present Strategic Space 2005 to expand and continue the dialogue begun in 2003 at the first Strategic Space conference between the senior leadership of the Command, component and supported commands, the aerospace contractor community, federal officials and other leaders. Featured speakers include Gen James E. Cartwright, USMC, commander, United States Strategic Command; Lt Gen James R. Clapper, Jr., USAF (Retired), director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; Lt Gen Robert Kehler, USAF, deputy commander, United States Strategic Command; The Honorable David Heineman, governor, State of Nebraska, and The Honorable Dr. Ronald M. Sega, under secretary of the Air Force. The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and Lockheed Martin are co-sponsors of the Opening Ceremony and Reception; The Boeing Co. is co-sponsor of the Wednesday Keynote Luncheon; and Northrop Grumman is co-sponsor of the closing Strategic Space Dinner. Other key sponsors of Strategic Space 2005 are Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), ATK, the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, Blue Ridge Networks, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Honeywell, Raytheon, SAIC, and Sterling Computers. Both the industry and government registration rates include admission to the opening ceremony and reception, the general sessions, an exhibit center featuring 15,000 sq. feet of the latest in technologies, systems, and solutions supporting the Command, two continental breakfasts, several receptions, and an exhibit hall networking luncheon. To take advantage of the special advance rate, register securely online at www.StratSpace.org, call the Space Foundation at 1-800-691-4000, or fax a registration form to 719-576-8801 by 2 Sept. A complete program agenda and lists of speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors are available at the conference Web site. The Space Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that advances and supports civil, commercial, and national security space endeavors and educational excellence. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org. Space News is the premier business-to-business international news weekly dedicated entirely to the commercial and military space and satellite communications' businesses. For more information, visit www.space.com/spacenews.