For 2017, the Space Foundation’s 33rd Space Symposium will offer more international participation and opportunity to discuss global space issues than ever before. A special by-invitation Reception in Honor of International Guests, co-sponsored by Secure World Foundation, will be held within the four-day Symposium.
Scheduled for Thursday, April 6, from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m., at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation's first Women's Global Gathering will be held during the final day of the 33rd Space Symposium. This motivational luncheon and networking opportunity is open to men and women, and to Symposium registrants and non-registrants. The Gathering luncheon will include a panel discussion by senior leaders who will share their insights into the important role of women in the exploration of space.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. is providing sponsorship for the General James E. Hill Lifetime Achievement Award Luncheon, this year honoring the late Piers Sellers, Ph.D. OBE.
Leading up to the Corporate Partnership Dinner at the 33rd Space Symposium on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, will be the Corporate Partnership Cocktail Reception, sponsored this year by El Pomar Foundation. The reception will honor the companies and organizations that support, sponsor and partner with the Space Foundation.
Space Foundation corporate partner Inmarsat will be the sponsor of the 33rd Space Symposium Speaker Support Center, providing a secure and relaxing area for speakers to review their notes before taking the stage. The Speaker Support Center is located in The Broadmoor's International Center, site of the main Symposium program.
A by-invitation-only Government Affairs Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., during the 33rd Space Symposium. This special breakfast is co-sponsored by SES Government Solutions. Space Foundation Vice President – Washington Operations Brendan Curry will be the Master of Ceremonies for the morning’s event.