Conference on Space Security and Defense

/EIN Presswire/ Los Angeles, October 1, 2009 – The American Institute of Engineers, in association with Technology Training Corporation, will host a conference on Space Security and Defense, in Las Vegas, NV, December 7-8, 2009.

The conference brings together senior experts from OSD, the Military Services, and industry to examine the major space security and defense programs. They will examine operationally responsive space – assessing and responding to foreign threats; achieving space situational awareness; emerging challenges and potential solutions in managing space debris; space defense technologies including space fence and protecting the space infrastructure; and the convergence of space and cyber security.

Highlights will include presentations by Mr. Gary Payton, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space Programs; Colonel Thomas Doyne, Deputy, Space Programs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3, Space Spectrum (ODASD/C3); Colonel Tim Coffin, Chief of Staff & J3 for JFCC Space, Vandenberg AFB; Colonel Shawn Barnes, Commander, 595th Space Group, Schriever AFB
; Senior experts on space security from the Air Force, Navy, and Army; and many of the most respected space experts from industry.

WHAT: Western Conference on Space Security & Defense
[Featuring speakers from ODASD/C3, SAF/US (D), USSTRATCOM, DARPA, NSSO, JFCC, USN, Army Space, AF ORS, NASA and other key organizations]

WHEN: December 7-8, 2009

WHERE: Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino; 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South; Las Vegas, NV; tel: 702-731-7110/800-634-6001

For more information or to register for the conference, please call Dana Marcus, at (310) 563-1223, or email [email protected]

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To investigate exhibiting or becoming a corporate sponsor call Mr. Marcus Min at (310) 563-1210 or email [email protected]