Space Foundation Press Releases

Top Defense Speakers Featured at 32nd Space Symposium

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 3, 2016) – The Space Foundation announces three of the nation’s top defense leaders who will speak at the 32nd Space Symposium:

  • The Honorable Robert O. Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • The Honorable Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force
  • ADM Cecil D. Haney, USN, Commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)

Mr. Work and ADM Haney will be speaking at the Space Symposium for the first time. Ms. James will be the featured speaker for the Symposium’s Corporate Partnership Dinner on Tuesday, April 12. See information about attending the dinner at

The 32nd Space Symposium is slated for April 11-14 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Widely known as the most significant global space industry conference, the Space Symposium annually attracts thousands of participants from dozens of countries, including the world’s leading decision makers from civil, military, government, commercial and academic institutions.

The program will include classified tracks, discussion of emergent space technology, international space panels and New Generation Space Leader activities. There will be more than 160 displays of the world’s latest space technology, products and services in the Symposium’s Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Pavilion.

See all of the confirmed speakers for the 32nd Space Symposium, plus the agenda and registration information, at

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