Global Space Exploration Conference

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC, USA


The Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX), organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), brings together the global space exploration stakeholder, including senior administrators and exploration managers, from the major space agencies, industry, governments, academia and NGO’s to present results, exchange ideas, debate roadmaps, and discuss the future opportunities provided by human and robotic space exploration. The comprehensive program will include high-level plenary events, keynote lectures and technical sessions that will address plans for space exploration, and explore how industry, politics, and law will help shape the future environment for this exciting domain of astronautics.

Reasons to Attend?

·  Expand your knowledge when expert engineers and scientists share their latest research and development findings.
·  Network, discuss challenges, and share ideas during panel sessions, luncheons, receptions, coffee breaks, and social activities.
·  Learn from world leaders in space exploration, as they discuss their programs and business challenges during high-level plenary events, keynote lectures, and technical sessions

Who Should Attend?

·  Engineering Executives/Managers
·  Government Officials and Policymakers
·  Engineers and Researchers
·  Young Professionals
·  Educators and Students
·  Media Representatives

Conference registration (except for accompanying persons) includes:

·  Access to all plenary events, keynote lectures, and technical sessions
·  Admission to Social Events :  Welcome Reception and Poster Session; Off-Site Reception at the Smithsonian National Air andSpaceMuseum
·  Coffee break refreshments and Multiple Networking Opportunities
·  One copy of the Conference Proceedings DVD, which includes all papers submitted to the Conference

Not included (separate ticket required):

·  Thursday Dinner Cruise $120
·  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Tour $20
·  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Tour $20
·  Lockheed Martin Space Experience Tour $20



Platinum Sponsor:

Lockheed Martin

Gold Sponsor:

Boeing Company

Bronze Sponsors:

United Launch Alliance
Pisces - Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems

Participation of:

Canadian Space Agency China National Space Administration European Space Agency Indian Space Research Organisation Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration Russian Federal Space Agency

Partner organisations:

International Academy of Astronautics International Institute of Space Law Comitee on Space Research International Space Exploration Coordination Group International Lunar Exploration Working Group

Conference Supporters:

Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute