Public Policy and Government Affairs

Space Foundation To Present First Episode in Virtual 3-Part Series on Climate Change Nov. 17

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 11, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, will be hosting a three-part virtual program featuring a multidimensional look at the pressing global threat of climate change. The episodes will be hosted by Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem.

Climate change is one of the most complex and demanding issues the world is facing today. Policymakers, business leaders, environmental activists, and average citizens are asking important questions, including: What is causing the rise in global temperatures? What are the potential ramifications of changing environments on our global economy and national security? What is being done and needs to be done to adequately address these threats? This three-part series will address all these questions, offering informed and experienced insights from notable leaders and experts.

Event: Cause and Effect of Climate Change; part 1 of a 3-part series

The first panel session will focus on the root of the problem — discussing the factors that cause climate change and how the long-term effects impact our planet, resources and way of life.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m. ET

Opening remarks from Ms. Ezinne Uzo-Okoro, Assistant Director, OSTP

Ms. Nancy Colleton, President, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
Mr. David Herring, Chief of the Communication, Education, and Engagement Division, NOAA
Dr. Karen St. Germain, Director Earth Science Division, NASA

Geoff Hempelmann, Government Relations Manager, Maxar Technologies

Venue: Symposium 365,

Admission: Open to Symposium 365 subscribers

Media Access: For media access, please contact [email protected].


Subsequent episode dates:
(Part 2) Thursday, Dec. 2, 1 p.m. ET
(Part 3) Wednesday, Dec 8, 1 p.m. ET


About Symposium 365 Digital Platform

Symposium 365 Digital Platform, launched in 2020 by Space Foundation’s Symposium 365 division, produces virtual signature programming for professionals, entrepreneurs, educators and students to learn, connect and conduct business 365 days a year via webinars, podcasts, livestreamed events, and published reports. Advocating for space exploration and space-inspired industries on Earth, Symposium 365 Digital Platform features industry-leading presentations, classified space intelligence events, expert panel discussions. space mission briefings, space economy research and data analysis, workforce and supply chain perspectives, space technology innovation reviews, and award presentations. Individuals and organizations can engage with Symposium 365 Digital Platform through subscription, membership and sponsorship. For more information, please visit

About Symposium 365

Symposium 365, a division of Space Foundation, is the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem, offering authoritative news and information and venues for networking and conducting business via the world-renowned Space Symposium, Symposium 365 Digital Platform and The Space Report.  Serving commercial, government and education sectors, Symposium 365 produces signature programming — live and online — for professionals, entrepreneurs, educators and students to learn, connect and conduct business 365 days a year. To learn more about Symposium 365, please visit www.spacesymposium

About Space Foundation

Space Foundation is a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway to information, education and collaboration for space exploration and space-inspired industries that define the global space ecosystem. Driven by a partnership model, Space Foundation operates three divisions that unite the entire spectrum of stakeholders — business, government, education and local communities — through corporate membership, sponsorship, fundraising and grants: Symposium 365 is the premier source for media and events, including the world-renowned Space Symposium and The Space Report. Center for Innovation and Education is a lifelong learning platform. Global Alliance facilitates collaboration around the world. Visit Space Foundation at, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.


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Media Contacts:

Rich Cooper
Vice President, Strategic Communications & Outreach
Space Foundation
(202) 596-0714
[email protected]

Dottie O’Rourke
TECHMarket Communications
(650) 344-1260
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