November 13, 2018 - November 14, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, 84 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
Recurring Event
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Jud Ready - Conference Chair; Deputy Director, Georgia Tech Institute for Materials


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Symposium on Space Innovations 2018

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The Georgia Institute of Technology is partnering with industry to host the second annual Symposium on Space Innovations in Atlanta, Georgia, highlighting recent innovations in space science and technologies. The symposium will be held on November 13th and 14th, and feature a combination of technical presentations, panel discussions, and guest speakers, with additional activities scheduled throughout. The organizing committee seeks original and innovative space-related technical talks & presentations pertaining to the following: 

Technical Tracks: 

  • Small Satellites
  • Human Spaceflight
  • Space Science & Deep Space Missions
  • Next Generation Satellite Networks
  • Next Generation Launch Systems
  • Emerging Technologies & Applications
  • Space Resources & Materials
  • Student Programs & Activities

Organizing Committee

Jud Ready (Conference Chair; Deputy Director, Georgia Tech Institute for Materials)

Caleb Williams (Assoc. Conference Chair; Space Systems Analyst, SpaceWorks Enterprises)

Glenn Lightsey (Technical Chair; Professor, Georgia Tech School of Aerospace Engineering)

Eric Truitt (Military and Industry Chair; Chief, Space and Intelligence Programs, Georgia Tech Research Institute) 

Christopher Coen (Research Engineer, Advanced Concepts Laboratory, Georgia Tech Research Institute) 

Farah Kashlan (Director of Development, Georgia Tech School of Aerospace Engineering) 

Laura Forczyk (Owner, Astralytical)

Nelson Lourenco (Research Engineer, Advanced Concepts Laboratory, Georgia Tech Research Institute)

Kennda Lynch (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Georgia Tech School of Biological Sciences)

John Olds (CEO, SpaceWorks Enterprises) 

For sponsorship packages, please contact 

Ongoing Dates

This event will take place from November 13, 2018 to November 14, 2018.

  • November 13, 2018: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • November 14, 2018: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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