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RETURN TO THE MOON: A PARTNERSHIP OF GOVT, ACADEMIA & INDUSTRY (USRA/SPI), Mar 28, 2018, DC, 1:00-5:00 pm ET

The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute will hold their annual joint symposium on March 28, 2018 from 1:00-5:00 pm ET (followed by a reception).  The event will take place at the Capitol Hill Holiday Inn, 550 C Street, SW, Washington, DC.

The theme this year is “Return to the Moon: A Partnerships of Government, Academia and Industry.”

Speakers include:

  • Robert Lightfoot, Acting NASA Administrator
  • Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, former Senator and Apollo 17 astronaut
  • Ellen Stofan, former NASA Chief Scientist
  • James Carpenter, Strategy Officer, Strategic Planning and Outreach Office, ESA Space Research and Technology Center
  • Clive Neal, Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame
  • Carle Pieters, Professor, Department of Earth, Environmental, and PLanetary Sciences, Brown University
  • Philippe Lognonne, Professor, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Universite Paris Diderot-Sorbonne Paris Cite
  • Jason Crusan, NASA Director of Advanced Exploration Sytems
  • Christie Iacomini, Head, Advanced Systems, Blue Origin
  • Angel Abbud-Madrid, Director, Center for Space Resources, Colorado School of Mines
  • Dan Hendrickson, VP of Business Development, Astrobotic Technology, Inc.
  • Steve Ackerman, Chair, USRA Council of Institutions

ESA Director General Jan Woerner will provide a video message.

The media announcement does not include a registration link, but the following contact person is identified:

Suraiya Farukhi
Director, External Communications
 410-740-6224

Details

Date:
March 28
Time:
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm