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Countdown Begins for 29th National Space Symposium

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Registration is now open for the 29th National Space Symposium, the international space event that brings together all sectors to highlight accomplishments and address opportunities and issues facing the global space community today. The 29th National Space Symposium is slated for April 8-11, 2013, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Take advantage of the Super Early Bird rate by registering now here.

Extraordinary Agenda

The 29th National Space Symposium will feature forums, panels, presentations, speeches, special events and ample opportunity to hear from and network with the space community’s most influential leaders.

Here’s a snapshot of what to expect at the 29th National Space Symposium:

Confirmed Speakers

Among speakers confirmed for the 29th National Space Symposium are:

  • Wanda M. Austin, president, The Aerospace Corporation 
  • Craig R. Barrett, retired CEO/chairman of the board, Intel Corporation (pictured, right)
  • Romain Bausch, president & CEO, SES 
  • Lt. Gen. David A Deptula, USAF, Ret., president,The Deptula Group 
  • Jean-Jacques Dordain, director general, The European Space Agency (ESA) 
  • Yannick d’Escatha, president, Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES) 
  • Gen. Howell Estes, III, USAF, Ret., president, Howell Estes & Associates, Inc.
  • Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, USN, Ret., president, Aragosto Global, LLC
  • Jean-Yves Le Gall, chairman & CEO, Arianespace  
  • Chijoke (CJ) Nwosa, co-chair, Space Generation Advisory Council
  • Gen. William L. Shelton, commander, Air Force Space Command 
  • Johann-Dietrich Worner, chairman, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

See the most current list of speakers at


Confirmed co-sponsors include: a.i. solutions; Arianespace, Inc.; Blue Ridge Networks; GMV USA; Lockheed Martin; Northrop Grumman; SpaceX; Stellar Solutions. Learn the benefits of sponsorship here.


For information about package pricing, military rates and secure online registration for both Cyber 1.3 and the 29th National Space Symposium, go to, which includes a live chat tab for customer service questions.

Symposium details, including the initial agenda, can be found at




This article is part of Space Watch: November 2012 (Volume: 11, Issue: 11).