More Than 30 Countries Will be Represented at the 33rd Space Symposium

Category: Space Watch: Global Space

Space leaders from more than 30 countries, are expected to attend the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, participating as speakers, panelists and exhibitors, and with delegations representing China, France, Germany, Korea, Japan, Russia and the European Commission.

The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and two of the featured speakers addressing global space issues will be:

  • Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner, European Commission
  • Yulong Tian, Secretary-General, China National Space Administration (CNSA)

Panel discussions will focus on "Advancing Space Exploration Through International Collaboration: Cooperation with Russia," "Space in Canada" and "Space in Australia," plus a session on "Japan Space Policy -- The Latest from Tokyo," with Shuzo Takada, Director General, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office of Japan, and Dr. Hiroshi Yamakawa, Professor, Kyoto University and Board Member of Space Policy Committee, Cabinet Office of Japan.

The first panel presentation of the four-day Symposium will be a discussion by over a dozen of the world's top space agency leaders. Moderated by The Honorable Robert S. Walker, Executive Chairman, Wexler & Walker. See the panelists here.

A special meeting of the U.S.-German Aerospace Roundtable (UGART) will also be held during the Space Symposium.


For 2017, the Symposium's Boeing Exhibit Center and Pavilion features 188 displays of the latest in space technology, products and services, with 27 exhibitors from outside of the U.S., including companies based in Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Norway, Switzerland, the UAE, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. See all of the exhibitors, speakers, panels and Symposium tracks by clicking here.

Sponsorship
Co-sponsors include: AECOM; a.i. solutions; Airbus Safran Launchers; AGI; ASRC Federal; BAE Systems; Ball Aerospace; Blue Origin; Boeing; Booz Allen Hamilton; The Broadmoor; Colorado Space Coalition; Cosmic AES; Dynetics; El Pomar Foundation; Euroconsult; Eutelsat; Griffin Communications Group; Harris; i3 Electronics; Inmarsat; ISPCS; L3 Technologies; Lockheed Martin; Maui Economic Development Board; Northrop Grumman; Orbital Systems; RBC Signals; Raytheon; Secure World Foundation; SES Government Solutions; SpaceX; SpincraftStellar Solutions; Stratasys; Tesat Spacecom; United Launch Alliance (ULA); USRA; ViaSat; X-1R Corporation. Our media partners are Aviation Week; ROOM; Satnews; Space News.

This article is part of Space Watch: April 2017 (Volume: 16, Issue: 4).

Wednesday, March 29, 2017