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Toffler Associates Helps Shape the Future of Space at the 30th Space Symposium

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 23, 2014) – Toffler Associates (, a leading strategy consultancy, participated in the Space Foundation’s 30th Space Symposium held on May 19-22, 2014.  Toffler Associates Managing Director Deborah Westphal, along with three of the firm’s Senior Associates, were among the prominent speakers featured at this “must attend” industry event during which attendees had the opportunity to network with other space professionals and to discuss, address, and dream about the future of space.

“Toffler Associates has been supporting the Space Foundation, both as a corporate member and as a Space Symposium participant, since 1999,” notes Ms. Westphal.  “The Space Foundation is a global leader in space awareness and educational programs, and supporting its mission is just one part of our role in continuing the legacy of our founders, futurists Alvin and Heidi Toffler.  Not only does our regular attendance at the annual Space Symposium allow us to participate in exciting and cutting-edge discussions about the role of space in the future, it also allows us to fulfill our corporate responsibility of mentoring the next generation of space industry leaders.  After all, without them, there will be no future of space.”

Toffler Associates (TA) team members were presenters in the following Space Symposium sessions:

  • New Generation Leadership Exchange (TA Managing Director Deborah Westphal, Senior Mentor)
  • Panel Discussion – How Consumers are Disrupting the SATCOM Market (TA Managing Director Deborah Westphal, Moderator)
  • New Generation Space Leaders – SpaceSLAM (TA Senior Associate Hans Davies, Master of Ceremonies)
  • Panel – Crossed Signals: Rewiring Your Organization Before You Invest in New Technology (TA Senior Associates Michael Bergen and Sean Page, Panelists)

Toffler Associates serves as a catalyst for change and helps build the extraordinary organizations of tomorrow. Toffler Associates’ clients are commercial and government executives focused on growth who want to better understand and solve the difficult challenges driven by the accelerated pace of change. Toffler Associates’ clients include leaders in Aerospace, Chemical / Materials, Defense/ Intelligence, Health, Industrial / Manufacturing, Hospitality, Telecommunications, and Transportation industries. 

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