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Registration Open for Strategic Space and Defense 2007

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 12, 2007) — Strategic Space and Defense is the definitive global security conference.   Participants including the senior leadership of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), its component and supported commands and representatives of the national security industrial base are major participants in the program and related events. They will provide insight on the Command’s mission, global activities, and relationships. This unique conference will also provide perspectives from allied partners, federal officials, and key aerospace industry leaders.

Highlights include an opening ceremony and reception; timely and enriching panel topics; a keynote luncheon; featured speeches; a vibrant exhibit center; and networking with key-decision makers. Featured panels at Strategic Space and Defense include Future Commands, International Perspectives, Space Situational Awareness, Frontline Views from the Command Chiefs, Missile Defense, Prompt Global Strike, and Intelligence Concerns for Global Security. Early speaker commitments are being gathered and announcements regarding the complete agenda will be made soon.

“We are aware of pending changes in key senior leadership positions and are working closely with the Command, our industry sponsors, and our conference partner Space News on the program agenda and speaker slate,” said Space Foundation Senior Vice President for Policy and Public Affairs Steve Eisenhart. “This is a critical juncture and dynamic period for many global security issues, and Strategic Command’s role in addressing these issues will be central to the discussions in Omaha.”

Secure registration is available online at The Web site is now live and will continue to be updated with a complete program agenda, and speaker, exhibitor, and sponsor lists.

About the Space Foundation

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation is a national nonprofit organization advancing space-related endeavors to inspire, enable, and propel humanity. The Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, trade association services, research and analysis for the global space industry and educational enterprises that bring space into the classroom. The Space Foundation has an office in Washington, D.C., and field representatives in Houston, Texas, and Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Space Foundation also conducts the premier annual gathering of the global space community, the National Space Symposium. The 24th National Space Symposium will take place April 7-10, 2008, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. For more information, visit .

About Space News

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