Online Registration Ends July 25th for NewSpace 2011 Conference

Online Registration Ends July 25th for NewSpace 2011 Conference

July 20, 2011 Press Releases

Get Tickets Now Before The On-Site Price Increase

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Online registration for the NewSpace 2011 Conference will close on July 25th. The onsite prices for registration and event tickets will increase so register now to save. This conference is a perfect fit for career spacers, enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and those looking to leap into the business of commercial space. Known for on point discussions, networking opportunities, and boisterous social events, the NewSpace 2011 Conference is not to be missed. NewSpace 2011 will be held at the NASA Ames Research Center on July 28-30. Register at newspace.spacefrontier.org.

An exciting new feature is available for those that can’t make the conference that will allow them to still interact. We will have our own ‘Robotnaut’ at the conference! People will be able to sign up to control the robot which will be equipped with a camera and speaker so they can cruise around, take a look at exhibits, and even ask people questions! The robot has a tablet mounted on it’s head so a video feed of the controller is displayed to conference attendees. To take advantage of the robot, you must have a computer equipped with Google Chat with video enabled (web cam and microphone required), an android device, and Internet connection. Signup to have a telepresence at NewSpace 2011 at newspace2011.spacefrontier.org/robot_signup.

The three-day conference is filled with panels on the latest news and tech in the space industry, and registrants are encouraged to participate in the discussion. Catered lunch events will provide an opportunity for a more intimate chance to connection with other attendees and listen to presentations on the FAA’s take civil and commercial space partnership, the current state of NewSpace, and what the next 50 years in space hold. After an enlightening day of discussion, conference goers can put on their finest and help the Space Frontier Foundation celebrate the achievements of the commercial space industry stars at the NewSpace Awards Gala.

Register now and save at the NewSpace 2011 Conference registration page. The website also has information about the DoubleTree Hotel in nearby San Jose, which will provide a discounted rate for all guests attending the conference. For more information, visit newspace.spacefrontier.org. Follow @NewSpaceCon on Twitter for the latest updates and invite your colleagues.