WHO: Reporters, Editors, and Photojournalists

WHAT: 16th National Space Symposium – April 3-6, 2000

WHERE: International Center at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs

DETAILS: The National Space Symposium is conducted by the Space Foundation. “Space — To Dare Greatly” sets the mood for what is widely regarded as the premier annual space forum. The Symposium brings top national and international space leaders together to address critical civil, commercial and national security space issues.

Highlights of the week include:
Tuesday, April 4 – 12:30 pm: Corporate Partnership Luncheon, sponsored by The Boeing Company, with Featured Speaker: Rodney E. Slater, Secretary of Transportation.

Thursday, April 6 – 2 pm: “A Town Hall Meeting in Space,” with Dan Goldin, NASA Administrator; Keith Hall, Director National Reconnaissance Office (NRO); John Douglass, President, Aerospace Industries Association; and Gen. Ralph Eberhart, (USAF), Commander in Chief NORAD and US Space Command, and Commander, Air Force Space Command; Hosted by Lon Rains, Editor, Space News.

Thursday, April 6 – 7:15 pm: Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner, sponsored by Raytheon, with Featured Speaker Dan Burnham, Chairman, Raytheon.

Other keynote speakers include: Jim Albaugh, President, Boeing Space and Communications; Dr. James Baker, Administrator, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration; Lt. Gen. Lance Lord (USAF), Commander, Air University; and Al Smith, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Space Systems.

Registration is complimentary for accredited media, and pre-registration greatly reduces your wait time at the event. To register, e-mail your full contact information to julie@ussf.org. Detailed program information is available at www.spacesymposium.org.