SWF event: “The First Year of the Obama National Space Policy” on Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

June 14, 2011 at 7:10 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: SWF

This is a friendly reminder that Secure World Foundation will be holding an event entitled “The First Year of the Obama National Space Policy” this Thursday, June 16th, from 3:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon. This panel discussion will review the Obama National Space Policy one year later, evaluating its progress and implementation from international, national security, civil and commercial perspectives. Event details are below, but can also be found at the event website, http://swfound.org/events/2011/first-year-of-the-obama-national-space-policy.

Speakers include:

Ms. Victoria Samson, Washington Office Director, Secure World Foundation (Moderator)

Dr. Andrew Palowitch, Director, Space Protection Program, USAF/NRO (Confirmed)

Mr. Peter Marquez, Vice President of Strategy and Planning, Orbital Sciences Corp., former Director of Space Policy for the National Security Staff (Confirmed)

Mr. Ben Baseley-Walker, Advisor on Security Policy and International Law, Secure World Foundation (Confirmed)


Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011

Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Root Room, Second Floor, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Building, 1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, DC 20036

Light refreshments will be served.

We sincerely hope you will be able to join us. If you have not already, please RSVP to Marco Calderon, SWF Assistant, at swfdc@swfound.org or at 202-462-1842.  Thank you!

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