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CSA Events 2006 - 2007

Events / Conferences / Forums / Etc. -- 2006-2007

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  Space Investment Summit 3 December 5-7, 2007 Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, CA P, S
  CSA's Annual Membership Meeting

RSVP: Elizabeth Burkhead, or call 805-349-2633, x118

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. The meeting will include highlights of the space enterprise community in 2007 as well as valuable opportunities to network.

December 4, 2007 Sheraton Gateway Hotel, LAX, 6101 West Century Blvd., Clemente Ball Room S
  ISCe India SatCom Forum at INFOCOM 2007 November 30, 2007 Hyderabad, India S
  Special screening of
"The Wonder of It All"
a new innovative documentary exploring the impact space explolration has made on the lives of seven of the twelve astronauts who walked on the moon...

CSA press release

November 17, 2007 Endeavour Center, VAFB  
  CAEL 2007 International Conference November 8-10, 2007 Hyatt Regency San Francisco S
  Transforming Space 2007
Conference and SpotBeamAwards Dinner
November 5-8, 2007 Sheraton Gateway Hotel, LAX O
  NASA History Division and the National Air and Space Museum's Division of Space History Conference commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Start of the Space Age.

Free to the public; advance registration is highly recommended. For more information please see the Conference website here.

October 22-23, 2007 Washington, D.C.  
  Technopolis Clovis Core Committee (TC3) Symposium

Press Release
Postcard Advertisement

October 30, 2007 Clovis Veteran's Memorial Building, Clovis, CA  
  Science and Technology Education Partnership (STEP 8 Conference) October 3-4, 2007 Riverside Convention Center E, P, S

50 Years in Space
California science teachers and students may attend free of charge (without the dinner and lunches).

September 20-21, 2007 Conference at Cal Tech P, S
  APSCC 2007 Satellite Conference & Exhibition September 18-20, 2007 Millennium Hilton, Bangkok, Thailand S

Space 2007

September 18-20, 2007 Long Beach Convention Center E, S, P
  NDIA 2007 Gold Coast Conference August 14-15, 2007 San Diego Convention Center  
  Satellites & Education Conference XX August 9-11, 2007 California State University at Los Angeles P
  Fun With Flight July 28, 2007 The California Museum
1020 O St., Sacramento
  50 Years of Atlas Launches Reunion
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Atlas launch on June 11, 1957
July 21, 2007 San Diego, CA  
  Succeeding in India Aerospace and Defense Market

Registration Discounts to CSA members

July 9, 2007

July 11, 2007

East Hartford, CT

Washington DC




43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit

Early Bird Registration Deadline: June 8, 2007

July 8-11, 2007 Cincinnati Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH S
  Small Spacecraft Industry Day (PDF) June 27, 2007 NASA Ames Research Center  
  Succeeding in India--Aerospace Defense

Many US firms are currently bidding for programs in India and others are positioning for this key market. To register for your freer place please click here. If you are unable to attend but would like to learn more about this subject please click here.

June 6, 2007 - Webinar 11:00 a.m. (PST)    
  International Business Matchmaking
A Component of ISCe 2007

Free of charge

June 5-7, 2007 San Diego Hilton Resort at Mission Bay O
  ISCe 2007 June 4-7, 2007 San Diego Hilton Resort at Mission Bay, San Diego, CA C, E, P
  Space: The Next 5 Years June 4-5, 2007 San Diego, CA  
  10th Annual Space Science Symposium Conference for Small Business

Contacts: Amber J Norton and Jasmine N Colbert
818-354-7531 and 818-354-8689

June 4, 2007 The Hilton Old Town Alexandria Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia  
  Federation of Galaxy Explorers Galaxy Ball June 2, 2007 Westin Hotel, 1400 M St., N.W.
Washington, DC
  Association of the US Army Space Symposium
C4 and Space - Enabling Boots on the Ground


May 31-June1, 2007 (followed by Army Ball) The Westin Hotel, Long Beach, CA  
  US/UK Aviation and Defense Business Leadership Conference (ADBLC)
In conjunction with this important convention, BABCLA will subsequently host the Annual Transatlantic and International Business Conference.
May 21-22, 2007 Marriott Hotel, Marina del Rey, Los Angeles, CA P, S, E
  University of California Riverside TechHorizons Conference May 15-16, 2007 University of California, Riverside P, S, E
Regolith Excavation Challenge May 12, 2007  
C, O
  4th Annual Space Day Celebration (PDF, 2.4 Mb) May 12, 2007 San Diego Air & Space Museum S

Intermediate Space Challenge
Model rocket launch competition for students in grades 6 through 9.

Flyer (PDF):

Point of Contact: Marie Walker (661) 824-2488

May 4, 2007 Mojave Airport  
California Space Day Sacramento 2007 May 2, 2007 Sacramento, CA O

California Tech 100

  • Press Release
  • Media Alert
April 24-25, 2007 Hilton Irvine, Irvine, CA P, S
AIM K-12 Educator Launch Conference
Agenda (PDF)
Registration (PDF)
Press Release (PDF)
April 24-25, 2007 Endeavour Center and Allan Hancock College, Lompoc Valley Center C
5th Responsive Space Conference April 23-26, 2007 Los Angeles, CA P
  CubeSat Developer's Workshop
More than one hundred attendees from over 30 national and international universities are meeting to further CubeSat activities around the globe. Please go to and click on CubeSat Developer's Workshop link.
April 19-21, 2007 Boeing's Huntington Beach Conference Center E, P, S
  SMC Industry Days

Limited Exhibit Opportunities Available.

April 17-19, 2007 Long Beach Marriott at the Airport E, P, S
  25th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference 2007

For inquies, please contact the APSCC secretariat at +82 2 508 4883 #5; Fax +82 2 568 8593.

April 10-13, 2007 Coex, Seoul, Korea S
  SME's WESTEC 2007 Exposition March 26-29, 2007 Los Angeles Convention Center E, S
  TechEd 2007, the 12th Annual Technology in Education Conference & Exposition March 25-28, 2007 Ontario Convention Center, Ontario  

Vandenberg Industry Days: Small Business Conference and Marketing Expo (PDF, 228 kb)

Contact: Dee Perry

March 21-22, 2007 Vandenberg AFB, CA E, P
  California Space Week, Washington DC

March 19 - California Space Week begins
March 20 - Orientation and Capitol Hill meetings
March 21 - Capitol Hill meetings and receptions
March 22 - Briefings by Executive Branch officials
March 23 - California Space Week concludes

March 19-23, 2007 Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325, Capitol Hill, Washington DC O
  19th Annual Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) High-Tech Conference for Small Business March 6-7, 2007 The Raddison Hotel at Los Angeles Airport P, S
  Association for Strategic Planning (ASP)
Sixth Annual National Conference
Phone: 1-877-816-2980
February 27, 2007 The Grand Long Beach Event Center, Long Beach C
  International Business Issue Forum (PDF) February 22, 2007 Hilton LAX, 5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles O
  Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination
The first exhibit of its kind that combines costumes and props from all six Star Wars films.
February 11 - April 29, 2007 California Science Center, Exposition Park, Los Angeles  
  FAA 10th Annual Commercial Space Transportation Conference

Contact: Janice Walker at (202) 267-7982

February 6-7, 2007 Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, VA  
  WEST 2007
Presented by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute
January 31 - February 2, 2007 San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA P
  Space Enterprise Advisory Council (SEAC)
Marriott LAX hotel phone: 310-641-5700
Please RSVP to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
February 1, 2007 Marriott LAX, 5855 Century Blvd O
  NANOWorld January 24, 2007 Loyola Marymount University, LA S
  2nd Space Exploration Conference December 4-6, 2006 George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX E, P, S

Transforming Space
Conference and Spotbeam Awards Dinner

November 29-December 1, 2006 The Westin, Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles

Annual CSA Membership Meeting

Network with other CSA members at our annual membership meeting highlighting members' successes and CSA accomplishments

RSVP: Elizabeth Burkhead

November 29, 2006
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Westin, Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles O
  SPAWAR/NDIA Conference November 14-16 Bahia Hotel, San Diego, CA E
  Aerospace Design Expo 2006 (flyer, PDF) November 14-16, 2006 Anaheim, CA  
  AAS National Conference: The Human+Machine Equation November 14-15, 2006 Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena, CA  
  Young Scientists Recognition Conference/Banquet November 3, 2006, 6-10 p.m. Madonna Inn, San Luis Obispo, CA  
  National Conference on Aviation and Space Education (NCASE) October 19-21, 2006 Arlington, VA
  Annual AMSAT Space Symposium October 5-11, 2006 Crowne Plaza, Foster City
  Point Mugu's 60th Anniversary 1946-2006 (PDF) October 5, 2006 Marriott Ventura Beach, Ventura  
  AFCEA: 5th MILSATCOM Symposium October 4-5, 2006 The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA  
  California Space Center Community Support Meeting

RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 805-349-2633

Co-organized with

September 29, 2006, 9:00 am to 11:00 am Pismo Beach City Hall, 760 Mattie Rd., Pismo Beach, CA O
  APSCC 2006 Satellite Conference and Exhibition

*20% Discount to CSA Members*

September 26-28, 2006 Hotel Lotte World, Seoul, Korea C, S
  OMAS Scope of Work Planning Session: Bay Area Planning Session September 21, 2006, 8-10 am Sainte Claire Hotel, San Jose O
  AIAA Education Alley: The Ultimate Field Trip September 19-21, 2006 San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA E, P, S
  AIAA Space 2006 Conference & Exposition

Sponsored by
Lockheed Martin

September 19-21, 2006 McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA E, P, S
  OMAS Scope of Work Planning Session: Antelope Valley Planning Session September 18, 2006, 8-10 am Southern California Edison Office O
  OMAS Scope of Work Planning Session: Los Angeles Planning Session September 12, 2006, 3:30-5 pm Westin Hotel, LAX, Los Angeles O
  OMAS Scope of Work Planning Session: San Diego Planning Session September 11, 2006, 1-3 pm East County EDC/CSA Regional Office, El Cajon O
  Meeting of the Minds
More information
September 5-7, 2006 Monterey Marriott Hotel, Monterey E, S
  OMAS Scope of Work Planning Session: Santa Maria Planning Session August 31, 2006,
2-4 pm
CSA Administrative Offices, San Maria O
  NASA/JPL 10th Annual Science Forum for Small Business

Registration form

August 22, 2006 JPL von Karman Auditorium, Pasadena, CA  
  "Our Space History" August 18-20, 2006 San Rafael, CA  
  Satellites & Education Conference August 10-12, 2006 Cal. State Univ., Los Angeles
  NewSpace 2006 Conference
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
July 19-23, 2006 The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, NV  
  A NASA/JPL Space Conference:

Second International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology (SMC-IT 2006)

July 17-20, 2006 Pasadena Conference Center, Pasadena, CA  
  42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit

Register prior to June 9th for early discount

Sponsored by
Aerojet | JPL | NASA

July 9-12, 2006 Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA E, P, S
  National Space and Missile Materials Symposium (NSMSS) June 26-30, 2006 Hilton, Walt Disney World Resort, Orland, FL
International Roundtable June 15, 2006 Hilton Resort at Mission Bay, San Diego, CA O
  International Reception and Awards Dinner

CSA Members: $80. Enter code: IRRA

June 14, 2006 Sea World Mission Bay, San Diego, CA C, P, S
  ISCe 2006 Conference and Expo

$300 discount for CSA Members!

June 13-15, 2006 San Diego Hilton Resort at Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
C, E, P
  24th International Communications Satellite and Systems Conference 2006 June 11-15, 2006 San Diego, CA  
  AUSA Space Symposium June 1-2, 2006 Hilton Hotel, Long Beanch, CA
  CSA Sponsors Sneak Screening of Walt Disney's Roving Mars

Flyer (PDF)
Press Release

May 23, 2006 Esquire IMAX Theatre, Sacramento, CA S
  25th Annual ISDC 2006 May 4-7, 2006 Sheraton Gateway Hotel LAX, Los Angeles
P, S
  2nd Space Tourism Pioneer "Orbit" Awards Gala May 4, 2006 Sheraton Gateway Hotel, LAX, Los Angeles
  Space Venturing Forum May 4, 2006 Sheraton Gateway Hotel, LAX, Los Angeles
  California Space Day Sacramento May 2, 2006 Hyatt Regency, Capitol View Room, Sacramento
  Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival and Space Fair

Guaranteed fun for the young and

Contact: Terri Lee Coleman (805.925.8824)

April 28-30, 2006 Santa Maria Fairpark, Santa Maria E, P, S
  4th Responsive Space Conference April 24-27, 2006 LAX Westin Hotel, Los Angeles
E, P, S
  CALIPSO-Cloudsat K-12 Educator Launch Conference (Registration Form: PDF, 448 kb) April 19-20, 2006 Allan Hancock College, Lompoc Valley Center, Lompoc
  Small Business Conference for Enterprising Entrepreneurs (PDF, 1.7 Mb) April 19, 2006 Pacific Coast Club, Vandenber AFB
  23rd Technology Review and Update
hosted by Naval Postgraduate School
April 18-21, 2006 Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey
  JPL Industry Days: "Explore the Possibilities: JPL Partnering Opportunities" April 18, 2006 Pasadena Conference Center, Pasadena, California
S, P
  NASA Honors First Man on the Moon: Neil Armstrong April 18, 2006 Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati
  SMC Industry Days
  • Flyer
  • Small Business Exhibitor Information (PDF, 132 kb)
April 11-13, 2006 Long Beach Marriott, Long Beach
E, P, S
  Issue Forum: "Rapid Prototyping: Steps to Launch". Speaker: Debra Facktor Lepore

Flyer (PDF, 148 kb)

April 11, 2006 Marriott Hotel, Long Beach
  "Space Billionaires: Educating the Next Generation of Space Entrepreneurs"

Photos from the event

April 4, 2006 Wilshire Grand Hotel, Los Angeles
  Space Business Initiative April 4, 2006 Wilshire Grand Hotel, Los Angeles
  California Space Week Washington DC March 28-30 Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325, Capitol Hill, Washington DC
  Association for Strategic Planning's National Conference Feb 28, 2006 Long Beach Event Center, Long Beach
  Traveling Space Museum 1st Space Day (PDF, 216 kb) Feb 10, 2006 New Academy Canoga Park Elementary School