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About the Event

The United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and the Space Foundation created the Strategic Space Symposium for space and defense professionals. USSTRATCOM sponsorship ensures high-level military participation and the opportunity to network with military leaders. Space Foundation sponsorship ensures involvement by a broad range of space leaders from throughout the world, both on the agenda and in the AMERICOM Government Services Exhibit Center.

This new event will offer an unparalleled opportunity for education, interactive discussion, and exposure to the latest space operations technologies. More than 1,500 government officials, military leaders, top industry executives, exhibitors, educators, and students from around the world are expected to attend.

Focused directly on warfighter issues and requirements, and global space strategy, the Strategic Space Symposium will feature two full days of interactive training sessions, speeches, panel discussions, networking opportunities, exhibits, and concurrent educational programs for teachers and students. The Symposium will showcase industry best practices, cutting-edge technologies, and emerging space capabilities, as well as providing a platform to discuss challenging space issues and shape space policy.

Presentations will include perspectives from senior leaders from the Department of Defense, U.S. and Allied government, industry, and academia. Workshops led by top-level USSTRATCOM military leaders will explore a variety of topics, including space situational awareness, defense of space, protection of assets, current and future space policy, warfighting needs, capability gaps in space technologies, and emerging capabilities, and will give attendees unprecedented opportunity to participate in open discussion and formulation of recommendations.