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Gen. Pawlikowski is Featured Speaker at 29th National Space Symposium Luncheon

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2013) – Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, USAF, commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, will discuss the importance of space to national security at the final luncheon of the Space Foundation’s four-day 29th National Space Symposium. The Acquisition Luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 11, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., co-sponsored by United Launch Alliance.

Pawlikowski was the featured speaker at last year’s Acquisition Luncheon, and she will continue her message for this year’s attendees, addressing budget reductions and priorities in the current global space environment.

About Pawlikowski
As the U.S. Air Force program executive officer for space, Pawlikowski manages research, design, development, acquisition and sustainment of satellites and the associated command and control systems. Previously, she was commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; deputy director, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va.; and vice commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, and a doctoral degree in chemical engineering from University of California, Berkeley.

Special Rate for Military and Government Personnel
The Space Symposium will be held April 8 -11 at The Broadmoor Hotel, and is expected to bring together more than 9,000 global participants from all sectors of the space spectrum to address opportunities and issues.

The Space Foundation has adjusted its rate for active duty military and government personnel who register for the Space Symposium, lowering the cost to 2010 pricing. The government/military rate for the four-day Symposium is now $790.

The active duty military and government personnel rate includes admission to Space Symposium general sessions and receptions and to the Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center, plus one ticket to each dinner and a ticket to one luncheon. This special rate does not apply to contractors who work for or with the government or military.

A separate Cyber 1.3 event will be held on Monday, April 8, at The Broadmoor Hotel and requires separate registration. The active government/military rate for Cyber 1.3 is just $395. Or, when combined with Space Symposium registration, the total for both events is $1,140.

Luncheon Tickets
The Acquisition Luncheon fills quickly, so early registration for the Space Symposium and advance meal ticket selection is encouraged. Additional meal tickets may be purchased.

See information about Space Symposium registration and meal ticket selection at, which includes a live chat tab for customer service questions.

Cyber 1.3 and Space Symposium Co-Sponsors
Confirmed co-sponsors include: a.i. solutionsAeroflexAerojetArianespace, Inc.ATKAvionics IntelligenceBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.Barrios TechnologyBlue Ridge NetworksBooz Allen HamiltonColorado Springs Convention & Visitors BureauGeneral DynamicsGlobal Technology Resources Inc. (GTRI)EADS North AmericaFluorGMV USAGovernment Executive Media GroupIntelsat General CorporationLockheed MartinMaui Economic Development Board (MEBD)Millennium Engineering and Integration Co.MoogMüller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme, IncNorthrop GrummanPratt & Whitney Rocketdyne; RaytheonSAICSecure World FoundationSES Government SolutionsSSLSpaceXSpincraftStellar SolutionsThe Boeing CompanyUnited Launch Alliance. Official media partners include Aviation WeekSatNews Publishers and Space News. For questions about sponsorship, email [email protected].

About the Space Foundation
The foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry and an expert in all aspects of space, the Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events, including the National Space Symposium, all in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” The Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes that track daily U.S. stock market performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. The Space Foundation was founded in 1983 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Its world headquarters features a public Visitors Center with two main areas – the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®. The Space Foundation also conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and has a field office in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit Follow us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.

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