SpaceVision 2012 in Buffalo, NY
Join Industry leaders at the SpaceVision 2012 Conference taking place in Buffalo, NY from November 8th through 11th.
Buffalo, NY – The SpaceVision 2012 Space Conference agenda is now available at spacevision.seds.org/agenda. SpaceVision is a student-run conference which connects students and professionals across the industry. SpaceVision has a wide range of programming this year focused on the changing dynamics of the commercial space industry and NASA. SpaceVision 2012 is a chance for students of today to meet the leaders engineering tomorrow. View the panels to see how SpaceVision 2012 looks to unite the future with today’s pioneers, and register today to get involved. The conference will be held at The Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in the heart of downtown Buffalo, NY from November 8-11.
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space is pleased to offer Space Frontier Foundation Advocates a discount on registration to the SpaceVision conference. The special SFF rate can be found on spacevision.seds.org/nationaldiscount
See the full Program Agenda at: http://spacevision.seds.org/agenda/
Dr. Robert Braun, Former Chief Technologist, NASA
Dr. Bobby Braun served as the first Chief Technologist of NASA in over a decade. Having started the position in 2010 and leaving a year later, his perspectives on the role of technology in our nation’s space program give great insight into the changing dynamics at NASA and throughout the space industry. Join in our Thursday night kickoff of the conference with Dr. Braun.
Peggy Whitson, 13th Chief Astronaut
The 13th Chief of the Astronaut Office has spent over a year in space, and has spent almost 40 hours in spacewalks alone. Peggy Whitson currently holds the 2nd most hours in space of any US astronaut. Join us for our Friday Lunch keynote as we hear about how Whitson’s experiences, the challenges and opportunities of the future, and how this generation will make a difference in the future of Space Exploration.
Commercial Crew – Moving Froward from here
The Commercial Crew Program has recently awarded several key awards for the creation of a commercial crew launch service. Join the Commercial Crew Program Manager Ed Mango and FAA Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation George Nield in discussion of this exciting new program, and the profound changes it will place on our access to space.
Regular Registration Ends , November 6th
Visit spacevision.seds.org/register (SFF Discount: spacevision.seds.org/nationaldiscount) to register, where you can also find information about the group rate at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo Hotel. RSVP on Facebook today (http://www.facebook.com/events/282939201784619/) and follow SpaceVision 2012 on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/SpaceVision2012) for the latest news and updates!
Hotel Discount for SpaceVison 2012
A special discount rate at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo has been reserved for conference attendees. The hotel has free WiFi for attendees and is attached to the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. It also is close by the Hotel Lafayette, and The Pearl Street Grille and Brewery. Shuttles will be available for tours. Visit the hotel page (http://spacevision.seds.org/hotel) for information on reserving your room. The guaranteed date has past, so rooms are available only for a short time – book today!
And More! Check out SpaceVision Speakers for the latest list! (http://spacevision.seds.org/speakers)
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, USA (SEDS) is an independent, student-based organization which promotes the exploration and development of space. SEDS pursues this mission by educating people about the benefits of space, by supporting a network of interested students, by providing an opportunity for members to develop their leadership skills, and inspiring people through our involvement in space-related projects. SEDS believes in a space-faring civilization and that focusing the enthusiasm of young people is the key to our future in space.
SEDS provides an environment in which students can obtain access to many resources including speakers, tours, films, discussion groups & NASA updates. SEDS members have the opportunity to participate in local and national competitions and projects. Students are the basis of the next generation of explorers, astronauts, engineers, scientists, and others who believe that our future is among the stars, and are working to get there.