Space Foundation Press Releases

Special Program for Communicators at 19th National Space Symposium

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(Mar. 20, 2003) — The Space Foundation will conduct a special workshop for communicators as part of the 19th National Space Symposium on Monday, April 7 from 1:00 – 5:15 p.m. at The Broadmoor Hotel. The workshop is open to registrants of the National Space Symposium who work full-time in space industry communications. For more information, call the Space Foundation at 1-800-691-4000 or visit Space communicators – those with responsibilities in internal and external communications, public affairs, advertising and related fields – will participate in panel discussions on crisis communications, having their opinions heard on the editorial page, branding, and the future of space industry communications, followed by a networking hour. The panelists include

  • Jeff Braun, Vice President and General Manager, The Ammerman Experience
  • Linda Brill, Principal Director of Corporate Communications, The Aerospace Corporation
  • John Glisch, Editorial Page Editor, Florida Today
  • Patrick Hill, President, Hill and Associates
  • William Klanke, Publisher and Vice President of Business Development, Space News
  • Paula Korn, Director of Communications, Sea Launch Company, LLC
  • Lon Levin, Senior Vice President, Regulatory, XM Satellite Radio
  • Lisa Malone, Associate Director of External Relations and Business Development, Kennedy Space Center
  • Col. Michael Perini, USAF (Ret), Director of Public Affairs, NORAD/U.S. Northern Command
  • CAPT James Taylor, USN, Chief of Public Affairs, U.S. Strategic Command
  • Jan Wrather, Vice President of Communications, Lockheed Martin Space Systems

The National Space Symposium takes place April 7-10, 2003 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. The 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. Visit for the symposium agenda, speaker list, exhibits and online registration. 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 Space Career Fair for College Students Luncheon are both sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation; the 15th Anniversary Space Technology Hall of Fame Awards Dinner is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman; the Corporate Partnership Dinner is co-sponsored by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; and the cyberspace center is sponsored by Oracle Corporation. Additional sponsors include Analytical Graphics, Inc., BAE Systems, Booz Allen Hamilton, Computer Sciences Corporation, Eastman Kodak Company, General Dynamics, Harris Corporation, Holland and Hart, Infinite Links, Iridium, ITT Industries, ManTech, MicroSat Systems, Inc., Penwal Industries, Red Canyon Software, Inc., Space News/, SpaceVest, Stellar Solutions and Veridian. In addition to the National Space Symposium, the Space Foundation and its partnering organizations will conduct the American Space Showcase at the Paris Air Show, June 15-22, 2003; and the International Space Symposium, Oct. 28-30, 2003, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. For more information on the Space Foundation visit