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Registration Begins this Month for Faga Forum on Space Intelligence

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Winston A. Beauchamp, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space, and Director, Principal Department of Defense Space Advisor Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., will be a featured speaker for the Space Foundation’s new classified one-day space conference, the Faga Forum on Space Intelligence, to be held in the greater Washington, D.C., area in February.

Other early confirmed participants include:

  • ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), Annenberg Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Former Commander, United States Strategic Command, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO)
  • Jeffrey K. Harris, former Director, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

Created earlier this year in response to customer demand, the Faga Forum was named for Space Foundation Director Emeritus Martin C. Faga, former Director, National Reconnaissance Office.

The Faga Forum on Space Intelligence 2017 will be held on Feb. 15, at SAIC in Chantilly, Va. Participants will engage with government and industry decision makers, versed in national security space and intelligence issues to discuss current challenges, opportunities and solutions.

Seating will be limited, and U.S. citizenship and TS/SCI clearance required to register. Registration details to be available in mid-October at

This article is part of Space Watch: October 2016 (Volume: 15, Issue: 10).

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