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Symposium Panel Highlights Space in Australia

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2016) – For 2017, the Space Foundation will again offer Country in Focus panels at its 33rd Space Symposium, including a panel discussion on Space in Australia. Moderated by Brett Biddington AM, Principal, Biddington Research Pty Ltd, Chief Executive, IAC Adelaide, the panelists will include:

  • David Ball, Executive Consultant, Envista Pty Ltd
  • Professor Russell Boyce, Chair for Space Engineering, University of New South Wales – Canberra
  • Naomi Mathers, Ph.D., Industry Liaison Engineer, ANU Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre
  • Peter Nikoloff, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Nova Group
  • Shaun Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, Shoal Group

About the Space Symposium
The 33rd Space Symposium is slated for April 3-6, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. Widely regarded as the most significant global space industry conference, the Space Symposium annually attracts thousands of participants from dozens of countries, including the world’s top decision makers from civil, military, government, commercial and academic institutions.

The 33rd Space Symposium will also feature discussion of emergent space technology, a New Generation Space Leaders track, a Technical Track, plus more than 160 displays of the world’s latest space technology, products and services in the Boeing Exhibit Center and Boeing Exhibit Center Pavilion.

Early Registration Discount
A discount on standard industry registration is now in effect for registration paid by Jan. 20, 2017. Visit for complete conference information and secure online registration. The registration discount does not apply to contractors who work for or with the government or military.

Co-sponsors for the 33rd Space Symposium include: AGI; Boeing; El Pomar Foundation; Lockheed Martin; Northrop Grumman; Raytheon; Secure World Foundation; SES Government Solutions; Stellar Solutions; SpaceX; Spincraft; United Launch Alliance (ULA).

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites — and — and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.

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Space Foundation contact:   
Carol Hively, Director – Public Relations & Team Communications
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