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Save $500 on Space Symposium Industry Registration Before Jan. 24

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For its 30th year the Space Foundation’s global space conference unveils a new name to reflect its expanding international reach. With “National” dropped from its name, the 30th Space Symposium will be held May 19-22, 2014, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., U.S.A.

The Space Foundation is offering a Super Early Bird rate, with up to $500 in savings, for industry attendees who register before Jan. 24 at

In addition to the regular sessions with more than 100 international speakers, Space Symposium registration allows admittance to the exhibit center, the opening ceremony and several networking events throughout the week.

Expect even more international participation at the 30th Space Symposium than in previous years. Widely known as the most significant global space industry conference, the Space Symposium attracts more than 9,000 participants worldwide, including top decision makers from civil, military, commercial and academic institutions.

More than 100 top civil and military space leaders from the U.S. and abroad are slated to speak, including:

  • Brig. Gen. Yves Arnaud, FAF, Commander, Joint Space Command, French Ministry of Defense
  • Charles F. Bolden, Jr., NASA Administrator
  • Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper, Jr., USAF (Ret.), Director of National Intelligence
  • Yasushi Horikawa, Ph.D., Chairman, United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
  • Letitia A. Long, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command

One of the main reasons to attend the 30th Space Symposium is the dynamic Boeing Exhibit Center and Boeing Exhibit Center Pavilion, featuring more than 160 displays of the world’s latest space technology, products and services.

Space Symposium Website Available in 71 Languages
Space Foundation web designers have created a dynamic new Space Symposium website that is easy to use and, thanks to Google Translate, provides information in 71 languages. The new website also loads faster than in previous years and is responsive and adaptive for mobile and tablet devices. It also provides greater exposure for event co-sponsors.

The Space Symposium officially kicks off Monday evening, May 19, with a spectacular opening ceremony, co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman. Other event co-sponsors include: a.i. solutions; Aerojet Rocketdyne; Arianespace; ATKBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; Colorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR); Lockheed Martin; PAERaytheon; Scitor CorporationSES Government Solutions and The Boeing Company. SatNews Publishers is a media partner.

Register Now
The 30th Space Symposium is preceded by a full-day cyberspace conference, Cyber 1.4 on Monday, May 19, at The Broadmoor Hotel. Cyber 1.4 requires separate registration, and a substantial discount is available when combined with Space Symposium registration.

See details, including how to exhibit and how to become a sponsor and how to get the Super Early Bird rate, at

This article is part of Space Watch: December 2013 (Volume: 12, Issue: 12).