The recently appointed Chairman of
the Commission to Assess the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry is
the latest addition to the International Space Symposium program.
symposium is scheduled for October 29-31 at the Reagan International Trade
Center in Washington.

The Honorable Robert S. “Bob” Walker, named by President George W. Bush to
head the commission, has confirmed that he will deliver keynote remarks on
October 30th at 1:30 p.m.
Walker is a former Congressman and Chairman of the
House of Representatives Science Committee.
He is currently Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of The Wexler Group.

The International Space Symposium is presented by the Space Foundation, in
association with Space News and the American Astronautical Society.
the Host National Space Agency for the event.

Commenting on Walker’s participation, Space Foundation President and CEO
Elliot Pulham said, “The appearance of such distinguished speakers as Bob
Walker at the International Space Symposium marks the significance of the
forum for our industry.
No one could be more timely and relevant as a
speaker, and we are very pleased Mr. Walker can address us on the future of
the United States Aerospace Industry.”
The symposium is built around two and
one half days of in-depth discussion, networking and deal-making by a select
group of space industry leaders including CEO’s, heads of agencies,
financiers, managers, underwriters, customers and regulators.
To date,
representatives from 30 nations have agreed to play a role on the agenda.

The Space Foundation is one of the world’s leading space organizations,
supporting industry leaders, space professionals and educators in their
efforts to promote all facets of space — commercial, national security and
The Space Foundation’s National Space Symposium is recognized around
the world as the premier U.S. space policy forum, and now in its third year,
the International Space Symposium is gaining similar acclaim as the leading
global space business forum.

The symposium program agenda, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and secure
on-line registration are available at, or by calling
the Space Foundation at (US) +1-719-576-8000 or toll free in the US and Canada
at +1-800-691-4000.