SPACE POLICY AND  RESEARCH CENTER INAUGURAL SYMPOSIUM

DECEMBER 6, 2019
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON HUB SOUTH BALLROOM

Featuring General Kevin Chilton (Ret.)

Join us as we convene top faculty, researchers, policymakers and industry experts to highlight interdisciplinary challenges at the intersection of space technology, science and policy in the Pacific Northwest.

PANELS

The panels at the Symposium will cover “Autonomy and Security in Space,” “Regional Policies on Space Security,” and “Bridging Academia, Government, and Industry.”

STUDENT LIGHTNING PITCHES

Select students from the University of Washington will be invited to share their space-related research in 3-minute lightning pitches.

NETWORKING

Share your initiatives with colleagues and stay for the reception to make local and global connections with experts from the University of Washington and from government and industry around the globe.

FEATURED SPEAKER 

GENERAL KEVIN CHILTON (RET.)

General Chilton is a retired US Air Force four-star general and test pilot. He was commander of the U.S. Strategic Command. A distinguished graduate from the U.S. Air Force pilot training and test pilot Schools, he flew operational assignments in the RF-4C and F-15 and weapons testing in the F-4 and F-15. The general also served 11 years as an astronaut at NASA and commanded STS-76, his third space shuttle mission. General Chilton is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Columbia University Guggenheim Fellow.  

PRICING & REGISTRATION

Participants from educational institutions with a .edu email address may register for free.

HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS

Mention the Space Policy and Research Center Symposium (SPARC) or use the provided link to reserve.

The Watertown

Discounted rate until Nov 15
Rate: $119 + 15.6% Tax
University District
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Reservations:
Call: (206) 826-4247
Or reserve online

 

The Graduate

Discounted rate until Nov 5
Rate: $119 + 15.6% Tax
University District
4507 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Reservations:
Call: (206) 634-2000
Email: rcloy@graduateseattle.com
Or reserve online

SPONSORS

This event was made possible in part with funding from Carnegie Corporation of New York.